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1:38 AM ET Golden State Warriors forward Draymond Green said Thursday that he believes his tweets about women’s sports and the pay-gap with male athletes have been “extremely misconstrued,” saying in part, “I am on their side.” Green spoke about the topic one day after U.S. women’s national team star Megan Rapinoe ripped his remarks,
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The Whiteboard is The Step Back’s daily basketball newsletter, covering the NBA, WNBA and more. Subscribe here to get it delivered to you via email each morning. Wednesday’s epic showdown between the Utah Jazz and the Phoenix Suns not only featured the top two teams in the Western Conference standings, but arguably the two best teams
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12:31 PM ET Toronto Raptors guards Fred VanVleet and DeAndre’ Bembry and Los Angeles Lakers guard Talen Horton-Tucker have been suspended one game each without pay for leaving the bench area during an on-court altercation during the Lakers’ 110-101 win on Tuesday. Raptors forward OG Anunoby and Lakers big man Montrezl Harrell were fined for
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8:52 PM ET Associated Press DETROIT — Dr. Benjamin Paolucci, a longtime team physician for the Detroit Pistons who was with the franchise for each of its three NBA championships, has died. He was 84. The Pistons said Paolucci died Wednesday in Florida. Paolucci retired from the organization in 2015 after serving the Pistons’ medical
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MIAMI, FLORIDA – FEBRUARY 09: Head coach Erik Spoelstra of the Miami Heat talks with Jimmy Butler #22 against the New York Knicks during the fourth quarter at American Airlines Arena on February 09, 2021 in Miami, Florida. NOTE TO USER: User expressly acknowledges and agrees that, by downloading and or using this photograph, User
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10:56 AM ET Tennessee freshman Keon Johnson will declare for the 2021 NBA draft and forgo his remaining college eligibility by hiring an agent, he told ESPN Wednesday. Johnson, the No. 6 prospect in the ESPN 100, was named to the SEC’s all-rookie team after averaging 11.3 points, 3.5 rebounds and 2.5 assists in 25
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Photo by Mike Ehrmann/Getty Images DraftKings 2021 Masters fantasy golf picks: DFS predictions and lineup by Cody Williams The Lakers have filled their final roster spot, picking up 3-and-D wing Ben McLemore, who was recently bought out by the Houston Rockets. The Los Angeles Lakers came out of the NBA trade deadline with two open
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Clippers star Kawhi Leonard has now purchased his third California home, a seven-bedroom, 12-bathroom, $17.1 million mansion. Kawhi Leonard is certainly playing a real-life game of Monopoly as he continues to snatch up property in Southern California. The Clippers star had already owned two other homes in California, a unit at the Ritz-Carlton Residences at LA
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7:00 AM ET How does the NBA play-in tournament work and which teams will participate during the 2020-21 season? The league first tested out the play-in round during the 2020 NBA restart in Orlando, Florida, with the Portland Trail Blazers topping the Memphis Grizzlies to get the final spot in the Western Conference playoffs. In
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8:03 PM ET NEW YORK — Brooklyn Nets star James Harden played just four minutes before he was ruled out for the remainder of Monday night’s game against the New York Knicks because of right hamstring tightness. Harden’s brief return came after he missed the Nets’ past two games while dealing with the same tightness.
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Jrue Holiday, Milwaukee Bucks. (Photo by Thearon W. Henderson/Getty Images) 1 veteran Cleveland Browns could trade before the NFL Draft by Cole Thompson Point guard Jrue Holiday will remain with the Milwaukee Bucks for the foreseeable future. Milwaukee Bucks point guard Jrue Holiday has agreed to a massive extension to stay put. The Athletic and Stadium’s
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