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12:20 AM ET ESPN Facebook Twitter Facebook Messenger Pinterest Email print With the LA Clippers trying to hit their stride in their second-round NBA playoff series with the Utah Jazz, Kawhi Leonard appeared to be at the height of his powers with a monstrous dunk late in the first half. LA entered Monday night’s Game
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4:51 PM ET Nets star Kyrie Irving will miss Game 5 against the Bucks on Tuesday with a sprained right ankle, coach Steve Nash told reporters Monday. Irving, hurt in Game 4 on Sunday, had an MRI that showed the sprain. Nash added that he has “no idea” whether Irving will be able to return
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4:50 PM ET Nets guard Kyrie Irving exited Game 4 of Brooklyn’s Eastern Conference semifinal series against the Milwaukee Bucks on Sunday and was ruled out for the remainder of the game with a sprained right ankle. Irving was injured with 6:04 left in the second quarter when he landed awkwardly on Giannis Antetokounmpo‘s foot
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5:28 PM ET NBA Insiders Facing the possibility of going down 3-0 to the top-seeded Utah Jazz, the fourth-seeded LA Clippers played their best basketball of the series in a 132-106 win in Game 3. Kawhi Leonard and Paul George led the way for the Clippers, as both stars eclipsed the 30-point mark in the
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4:36 PM ET Tim BontempsESPN Danny Green will be re-evaluated in two weeks after an MRI confirmed he strained his right calf, the Philadelphia 76ers said on Saturday. The injury occurred during the Sixers’ victory over the Atlanta Hawks in Game 3 on Friday night. The veteran will miss the rest of this series, and
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8:40 PM ET Philadelphia 76ers starting guard Danny Green exited Friday’s Game 3 of the team’s Eastern Conference semifinals series with the Atlanta Hawks with a right calf strain and will not return, the Sixers said. Green left with 8 minutes, 15 seconds remaining in the first quarter with Philadelphia up 6-4. Matisse Thybulle subbed
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1:27 PM ET Associated Press TORONTO — The shoulder injury that ended Raptors forward Pascal Siakam‘s season early will likely force him to miss the start of next season as well. The Raptors said Friday that Siakam had surgery last week to repair a torn labrum in his left shoulder, with an anticipated recovery and
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5:24 PM ET Tim BontempsESPN The Chicago Bulls announced Thursday that guard Coby White will be out until at least the latter stages of training camp after undergoing surgery to repair a left shoulder injury he suffered over the weekend. The team said the injury occurred while White was “engaged in basketball activities away from
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1:36 PM ET Utah Jazz point guard Mike Conley has been ruled out of Thursday’s Game 2 of the Western Conference semifinals against the LA Clippers due to a mild strain of his right hamstring. Conley, who also missed Game 1, suffered the injury during the first half of Utah’s series-ending win over the Memphis
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2:42 PM ET LeBron James plans to change his Los Angeles Lakers jersey number to No. 6 next season, a source confirmed to ESPN. James had worn No. 23 during his first three seasons with the Lakers. The number change was first reported Wednesday by The Athletic. Fellow Lakers star Anthony Davis will keep his