Month: January 2021

CHICAGO, ILLINOIS – JANUARY 30: Damian Lillard #0 of the Portland Trail Blazers (facing camera) is mobbed by teammates after hitting the game-winning three point shot against the Chicago Bulls at the United Center on January 30, 2021 in Chicago, Illinois. The Trailblazers defeated the Bulls 123-122. NOTE TO USER: User expressly acknowledges and agrees
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11:12 AM ET Boston Celtics guard Marcus Smart is expected to miss one to two weeks with a Grade 1 left calf strain, a source told ESPN’s Adrian Wojnarowski. Smart underwent an MRI on Sunday after leaving in the fourth quarter of Boston’s 96-95 loss to the Los Angeles Lakers on Saturday with the injury.
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2:01 AM ET The latest chapter in the storied Los Angeles Lakers–Boston Celtics rivalry featured plenty of starpower in LeBron James and Anthony Davis on one side versus Jayson Tatum and Jaylen Brown on the other. However, the visiting Lakers held on to win 96-95 on Saturday thanks in large part to a hustle play
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Russell Westbrook, Washington Wizards. (Mandatory Credit: Carmen Mandato/Pool Photo-USA TODAY Sports) Cardinals trade for Rockies star third baseman Nolan Arenado by Mark Powell Washington Wizards point guard Russell Westbrook was ejected in a loss to the Atlanta Hawks. Frustrations continue to boil over in what looks to be a terrible season for Russell Westbrook and the Washington Wizards. Washington entered
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4:40 PM ET Associated Press ATLANTA — De’Andre Hunter, who has emerged as the Atlanta Hawks‘ second-leading scorer in his second season, will miss at least one game with a knee injury. The Hawks said Saturday that Hunter will not play in Monday’s home game against the Los Angeles Lakers. Hunter had a non-surgical procedure
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The sports world makes for a beautiful palette but individual images can get lost in the constant shuffle. Here are the best Getty Images sports photos from this week. Photo by Jamie Squire/Getty Images Patrick Mahomes of the Kansas City Chiefs celebrates in the fourth quarter during the AFC Championship game against the Buffalo Bills at Arrowhead Stadium
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1:39 PM ET LA Clippers stars Kawhi Leonard and Paul George cleared health and safety protocols and are set to return Friday against the Orlando Magic. Leonard and George rejoined the Clippers in Orlando after missing the first two games on this six-game road swing. The Clippers departed on the road trip without their two
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Jan 27, 2021; Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, USA; Los Angeles Lakers forward LeBron James (23) reacts to a foul call during the second quarter against the Philadelphia 76ers at Wells Fargo Center. Mandatory Credit: Bill Streicher-USA TODAY Sports Texans expected to hire David Culley as next head coach by Scott Rogust LeBron James was called for a
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PHILADELPHIA, PENNSYLVANIA – JANUARY 27: Tobias Harris #12 of the Philadelphia 76ers shoots the go-ahead basket during the fourth quarter against the Los Angeles Lakers at Wells Fargo Center on January 27, 2021 in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania. NOTE TO USER: User expressly acknowledges and agrees that, by downloading and or using this photograph, User is consenting
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12:26 PM ET Associated Press Alex Lasry, a 33-year-old Milwaukee Bucks executive and son of a billionaire, received the coronavirus vaccine this week at a senior living center in Milwaukee despite not being part of a group currently eligible for the shots in Wisconsin. Lasry told the Milwaukee Journal Sentinel that he “just got lucky”
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Cole Anthony added a bright spot to an up-and-down rookie season with this epic buzzer-beater to beat the Minnesota Timberwolves. Rookie guard Cole Anthony has struggled mightily with his shot to start his NBA career but things are looking up lately. A frantic buzzer-beating 3-pointer like he hit against the Timberwolves Wednesday night could be
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1:42 AM ET Mark the calendar: It was nine days into a seven-game road trip before the defending champion Los Angeles Lakers showed any sign of being vulnerable this season, in Thursday’s 107-92 loss to the Detroit Pistons. L.A. mustered just 34 points in the second half — the fewest the Lakers have scored in
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3:40 PM ET Anthony Davis will sit out Thursday’s game against the Detroit Pistons with a bruised right quad, the team announced. Davis was asked about his right leg, which he seemed to be favoring in Wednesday’s 107-106 loss to the Philadelphia 76ers, and downplayed any discomfort he was experiencing. “I had a little brush
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12:28 AM ET Tim BontempsESPN Philadelphia 76ers star Joel Embiid said he believed Los Angeles Lakers star LeBron James should’ve been assessed a level two flagrant foul and been ejected from Philadelphia’s 107-106 victory over the defending champions Wednesday night. “Well, first of all, I mean you look at it, that’s a very dangerous play,”
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