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William Knight, Jimmy Flick and Ronnie Lawrence earn UFC contracts at DWCS Season 4: Week 5

Three more tickets were punched to the UFC at DWCS Season 4: Week 5 on Tuesday night in Las Vegas. William Knight, Ronnie Lawrence, Jimmy Flick are all heading to the UFC, Dana White confirmed following the event at the UFC APEX. Melsik Baghdasaryan took on Dennis Buzukja in the featherweight main event. Using his […]

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Nikola Jokic game-winner, Gary Harris game-saving steal, Denver advances

All series long, Jamal Murray had carried the Nuggets with his offense in a showdown against Donovan Mitchell and the Jazz, a series that was full of entertainment and shotmaking, but light on defense. Then, with the series on the line in the final minute of Game 7, it wasn’t Murray’s offense, it was Gary […]

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Clippers’ Lou Williams: Easy to tell NBA players to strike, harder for us to do

Clippers guard Lou Williams was on the fence about playing in the NBA’s resumption. Ultimately, he reported. He even underwent a lengthy quarantine stemming from a strip-club stop that became highly publicized. Then, once the playoffs got underway, players went on strike. The Clippers reportedly initially voted to cancel the rest of the postseason. Players […]

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Did Giannis Antetokounmpo ask to defend Jimmy Butler? ‘No, I didn’t. Why would you ask that?’

Jimmy Butler torched the Bucks for 40 points in the Heat’s Game 1 win. Butler did most of his damage against Khris Middleton and Wesley Matthews. Often left out of the action? Defensive Player of the Year Giannis Antetokounmpo. Ben Golliver of The Washington Post: Bucks’ Giannis Antetokounmpo on whether he asked to switch onto […]

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NBA players families start arriving in bubble, reuniting after months apart

LAKE BUENA VISTA, Fla. — Fred VanVleet hadn’t seen his family in more than two months. With his Toronto Raptors coming off a bad playoff loss, their long-awaited reunion was a great way to cheer him up. Players began reuniting with family members in the bubble Monday, giving them a feeling of home during a […]

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Report: Chicago Bulls line up interviews with long list of assistant coaches

Arturas Karnisovas knows what he wants in the head coach of the Chicago Bulls. Someone strong at player development. Someone with good communication skills. Someone who relates to players and who they respect. He’s willing to interview a lot of people — and a lot of top assistant coaches around the league — to find […]

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Carmelo Anthony in Knicks uniform again? He’s reportedly on Leon Rose’s radar.

Carmelo Anthony in a Knicks’ uniform playing in Madison Square Garden? Again? Anthony says he found a home in Portland — in the Pacific Northwest he has accepted a role and played well, becoming a quality part of the Blazers’ rotation — but Knicks president Leon Rose has his eye on a reunion in New […]