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4:47 PM ET Andrew LopezESPN Zion Williamson‘s first dance with the New Orleans Pelicans will have to wait. The team announced on Monday afternoon that Williamson had arthroscopic surgery on his right knee to treat a torn meniscus. The Pelicans expect Williamson will miss six to eight weeks. Williamson would miss approximately 20 games on
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3:58 PM ET Boston Celtics forward Jaylen Brown has agreed to a four-year, $115 million contract extension, agent Jason Glushon told ESPN. Brown, 22, is part of the NBA’s draft class of 2016 that is eligible to sign rookie extension deals prior to a 6 p.m. ET Monday deadline. Glushon and Celtics general manager Danny
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3:44 AM ET Associated Press About a dozen NBA players gathered for a teleconference with officials in the league office this summer, making their case about what they believe is one of the biggest problems in the game. Fan behavior, they said, is getting worse. The numbers show they’re right, and if that isn’t troubling
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6:05 PM ET EL SEGUNDO, Calif. – Los Angeles Lakers forward Kyle Kuzma has been ruled out of the season opener against the LA Clippers, Lakers coach Frank Vogel said Sunday. It is unknown just how much of the start to the regular season that Kuzma, who was cleared for non-contact practice last week after
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12:06 AM ET ESPN News Services MIAMI — Shooting guard Dion Waiters has been suspended by the Miami Heat for their season opener against Memphis on Wednesday night for what was described as “conduct detrimental to the team.” “There were a number of unacceptable incidents this week, culminating with his unprofessional conduct on the bench
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3:45 PM ET Utah Jazz coach Quin Snyder has agreed to a long-term contract extension, league sources tell ESPN. Snyder had two years left on his deal, and a new contract extends multiple years beyond that term, sources said. After upgrading the team’s talent-base over the summer, locking Snyder into an extension had been a
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2:47 PM ET Forward Pascal Siakam has agreed to a four-year, $130 million maximum rookie contract extension, agents Todd Ramasar and Jaafar Choufani told ESPN. Siakam, considered the cornerstone of the Raptors’ future, is the third player in the 2016 NBA draft class to agree to a maximum contract — along with the Philadelphia 76ers‘
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12:13 AM ET NEW YORK — Following a Brooklyn Nets preseason game on Friday that saw two groups of protesters wearing T-shirts that said “Stand with Hong Kong,” guard Kyrie Irving met with reporters and talked about his thoughts on last week’s tense trip to China for the first time. Irving specifically addressed what transpired
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11:25 PM ET ESPN News Services MIAMI — The Houston Rockets‘ final preseason game Friday night didn’t go as smoothly as hoped. Russell Westbrook — who has been dealing with some dislocated fingers on his right hand — left the team’s game against the Miami Heat in the fourth quarter in obvious discomfort. The star
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