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9:10 AM ET ESPN News Services Phoenix Suns point guard Chris Paul has entered the NBA’s health and safety protocols and is out indefinitely, jeopardizing the star’s availability for the Western Conference finals, a source confirmed to ESPN’s Malika Andrews. The NBA’s rules for coronavirus-related isolation periods have evolved throughout the season in correlation with
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2:15 AM ET Malika Andrews Close ESPN Staff Writer Staff Writer Joined ESPN in 2019 Appears regularly on ESPN Chicago 1000 Tim Bontemps BROOKLYN, N.Y. — On Monday evening, the Brooklyn Nets announced that Kyrie Irving and James Harden would both be sitting out Game 5 of the Eastern Conference semifinals against the Milwaukee Bucks.
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8:47 PM ET Tim BontempsESPN Denver Nuggets star Nikola Jokic, the NBA’s MVP, and Golden State Warriors guard Stephen Curry, the league’s scoring leader, highlighted the announcement of the 2020-21 All-NBA teams on Tuesday night. Jokic and Curry were two of the five players named to the first team, where they were joined by Dallas
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1:47 PM ET Brooklyn Nets star James Harden is hopeful to play Game 5 against Milwaukee and will test his right hamstring before tipoff Tuesday night, sources told ESPN. Harden, pushing for a chance to play, participated in the Nets’ shootaround Tuesday morning with improvement in his right hamstring, and that prompted the team to
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1:01 AM ET ATLANTA — Philadelphia 76ers star Joel Embiid‘s second-round series against the Atlanta Hawks went from historical comparisons to the “Big Dipper” — Wilt Chamberlain — to a big oh-fer in the second half of Monday’s 103-100 loss that tied things up 2-2. Embiid went 0-for-12 in the second half, accounting for the
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