OKLAHOMA CITY, OKLAHOMA – MAY 16: The center logo for the Oklahoma City Thunder is shown before a game against the Los Angeles Clippers at Chesapeake Energy Arena on May 16, 2021 in Oklahoma City, Oklahoma. NOTE TO USER: User expressly acknowledges and agrees that, by downloading and or using this photograph, User is consenting
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Brad Stevens is already making big changes to the Celtics roster. Shipping Kemba Walker to Oklahoma City gives Boston much-needed flexibility. Celtics fans occasionally criticized Danny Ainge for failing to pull the trigger on big deals. The same can’t be said for Brad Stevens. Boston’s new president of basketball operations has wasted no time in
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10:36 PM ET Tim BontempsESPN The top two vote-getters in this year’s NBA Rookie of the Year voting, Charlotte Hornets guard LaMelo Ball and Minnesota Timberwolves guard Anthony Edwards, were both unanimous selections for the All-Rookie First Team. The NBA announced both rookie teams before Thursday night’s Game 6 between the Brooklyn Nets and Milwaukee
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1:03 AM ET Tim BontempsESPN With his team’s season on the line, Milwaukee Bucks forward Giannis Antetokounmpo entered Game 6 of the Eastern Conference finals with a clear goal in mind: to attack every chance he could. After so much of this series has been dominated by chatter about his wayward jump shot, Antetokounmpo ensured
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1:15 AM ET NBA fans were anticipating a Brooklyn Nets–Milwaukee Bucks matchup to turn into a classic series. What’s happened is it’s turned into a classic 2021 series. This messy, flowless, injury-riddled, unpredictable and dramatic season has its mascot: a seven-game saga after the Bucks struck back to take Game 6 from the Nets, 104-89
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Vincent Carchietta-USA TODAY Sports If the Dallas Mavericks want to keep star Luka Doncic happy, they must consider hiring these three coaches to replace Rick Carlisle. There are more than a handful of head coaching vacancies in the NBA, and it grew by one courtesy of the Dallas Mavericks. ESPN’s Adrian Wojnarowski dropped the bombshell
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Per ESPN’s Adrian Wojnarowski, longtime head coach Rick Carlisle has parted ways with the Dallas Mavericks after 13 seasons with the team. He leaves the Mavericks with a regular season record of 555-478 and a postseason record of 33-38, which includes nine playoff appearances and a championship (2011). Rick Carlisle — who led Dallas to
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Rick Carlisle, Dallas Mavericks. (Mandatory Credit: Robert Hanashiro-USA TODAY Sports) 3 reasons to watch UFC Vegas 29: The Korean Zombie vs. Dan Ige by Maria Morales NBA Twitter cannot believe Rick Carlisle stepped down as the Dallas Mavericks head coach. One day after long-time general manager Donnie Nelson left the organization, the Dallas Mavericks will have to
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John Collins, Atlanta Hawks, Taj Gibson, Derrick Rose, New York Knicks. (Mandatory Credit: Dale Zanine-USA TODAY Sports) The New York Knicks need to make a few moves this offseason to pick up ground in the East. After massively overachieving this season, the New York Knicks need to make a few moves to improve their roster
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A pair of series entered Wednesday night’s slate of games tied 2-2. The Utah Jazz and Los Angeles Clippers took to Utah for Game 5, while the Philadelphia 76ers hosted the Atlanta Hawks. No. 1 Philadelphia 76ers 106, No. 5 Atlanta Hawks 109 Atl leads 3-2 It looked like the 76ers had this game wrapped
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It will take a lot of moving parts or a major discount for Kyle Lowry to sign with the Lakers this offseason. Championship-or-bust aspirations are what’s expected for the Lakers. A first-round exit from Los Angeles this postseason will surely lead to a retooling of their roster for the 2021-22 season, addressing exposed weaknesses. In
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