Month: April 2021

The MVP race looked like one of the most engaging of the last decade, but as other stars faded away, Nikola Jokic has become the clear frontrunner The NBA has never officially said what the word “valuable” means, so voters and fans have all created their own particular mix of criteria for what it means
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Dallas Mavericks star Luka Doncic Mandatory Credit: Nelson Chenault-USA TODAY Sports Carlos Rodon completes his road to redemption with a no-hitter by David Salituro Even Luka Doncic couldn’t have planned Wednesday night’s buzzer beater against the Memphis Grizzlies. Down two points with just seconds remaining against the Grizzlies, Doncic made one of the shots of
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1:25 AM ET In the midst of one of the hottest streaks of his brilliant 12-year career, Golden State Warriors star Stephen Curry had to chuckle when asked if he’d like the NBA single-game 3-point record back from his longtime teammate Klay Thompson. “Absolutely,” Curry said after scoring 42 points during Wednesday’s 147-109 win over
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3:41 PM ET In the wake of Golden State Warriors star guard Stephen Curry setting a franchise record for points — and passing Wilt Chamberlain in the process — forward Draymond Green treated his longtime teammate to dinner Tuesday night in Oklahoma City to celebrate the two-time league MVP’s latest achievement. Making the meal even
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Bill Streicher-USA TODAY Sports A’s announcer owns D-Backs’ pitcher after giving up game-tying home run (Video) by Braulio Perez Sixers’ Joel Embiid scores off of a Dream Shake that no one saw coming. On Monday night, Embiid channeled Hakeem “The Dream” Olajuwon to successfully pull off the Dream Shake move, scoring on Dallas Mavericks’ Willie
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INDIANAPOLIS, INDIANA – NOVEMBER 16: Alize Johnson #24 of the Indiana Pacers warms up before the game against the Milwaukee Bucks at Bankers Life Fieldhouse on November 16, 2019 in Indianapolis, Indiana. NOTE TO USER: User expressly acknowledges and agrees that, by downloading and/or using this Photograph, user is consenting to the terms and conditions
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MINNEAPOLIS, MN – APRIL 13: Kevin Durant #7 of the Brooklyn Nets wears a shirt supporting social justice before the start of a game against the Minnesota Timberwolves at Target Center on April 13, 2021 in Minneapolis, Minnesota. Protests continue across the U.S. after 20-year-old Daunte Wright was recently killed by a Brooklyn Center, Minnesota
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5:00 PM ET As the Minnesota Timberwolves and Brooklyn Nets resume play after Monday’s game was postponed in the wake of the police shooting of Daunte Wright, Wolves president of basketball operations Gersson Rosas said he hoped playing Tuesday would “give our guys a platform to show and say what they feel.” “We live here,”
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Miami Heat legend Dwyane Wade drops a truth bomb on the identity-less Boston Celtics. This past Tuesday, the Boston Celtics suffered a 106-96 loss to the first-place Philadelphia 76ers, ending their two-game winning streak. With the team hanging on for dear life for a playoff spot in the Eastern Conference, nearly everyone is wondering what
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11:11 AM ET Denver Nuggets guard Jamal Murray has been diagnosed with a torn anterior cruciate ligament of the left knee and will be out indefinitely, the team announced Tuesday. Murray suffered what appeared to be a noncontact injury during the Nuggets’ 116-107 loss to the Golden State Warriors on Monday night. He crumpled to
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2:51 PM ET The Minnesota Twins, Minnesota Timberwolves and Minnesota Wild all postponed games on Monday following the police shooting of Daunte Wright on Sunday night. “Out of respect for the tragic events that occurred yesterday in Brooklyn Center, and following the additional details in this evolving situation, the Minnesota Twins have decided it is
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