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12:13 AM ET A season of inconsistency for the Boston Celtics took another downward turn with Saturday night’s 105-103 loss to the Magic in Orlando, Florida. Asked what’s keeping Boston from being the team that so many expected entering the season, star point guard Kyrie Irving was blunt in his assessment. “Experience,” Irving told reporters.
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11:14 PM ET Associated Press MINNEAPOLIS — Karl-Anthony Towns had 27 points and a career-high 27 rebounds to help the Minnesota Timberwolves hold off Anthony Davis and the New Orleans Pelicans for a 110-106 victory on Saturday night that was the first at home for interim head coach Ryan Saunders. Towns swished a 3-pointer to
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8:56 AM ET NBA InsidersESPN.com How solid are the Los Angeles Lakers‘ playoff chances with LeBron James out? Should the team make a significant move? Our NBA experts answer the big questions with the Lakers on the playoff bubble and James out. 1. Which is closer to your estimate of the Lakers’ playoff chances? 538:
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12:58 AM ET The Dallas Mavericks fear that sixth man J.J. Barea tore his right Achilles tendon during Friday’s 119-115 victory over the Minnesota Timberwolves, a source told ESPN. Mavs coach Rick Carlisle told reporters that Barea would get an MRI on Saturday to determine the severity of what the team officially referred to as
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3:48 PM ET Dallas Mavericks sixth man J.J. Barea suffered a torn right Achilles tendon during Friday’s 119-115 road victory over the Minnesota Timberwolves, sources told ESPN. An MRI on Saturday confirmed the Mavs’ initial fear that Barea tore the Achilles. The team officially announced a “right lower leg injury” for the veteran guard after
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3:47 AM ET SAN ANTONIO — LaMarcus Aldridge saw the double team, spun baseline and fired a jumper that found the bottom of the net, and he immediately knew: “This is one of those nights,” he said. Aldridge scored a career-high 56 points to help the Spurs survive the Oklahoma City Thunder and Russell Westbrook‘s
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1:25 AM ET The San Antonio Spurs outlasted the Oklahoma City Thunder 154-147 in double overtime in what might end up being the game of the year in the NBA. The Spurs didn’t miss a 3-pointer for nearly the entire game, the Thunder erased a 16-point deficit to force overtime, LaMarcus Aldridge became the newest
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Paul George is debuting his third signature shoe tonight against the Spurs, the PG3. George grew up near a large NASA facility in Palmdale, California, and that’s the inspiration behind them. Featured on the shoe is one of George’s favorite quotes, “Don’t tell me the sky’s the limit when there are footprints on the moon.”
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4:17 PM ET Adrian WojnarowskiESPN Cleveland Cavaliers forward Larry Nance Jr. suffered a sprained right MCL and is expected to miss two to three weeks, league sources told ESPN on Thursday. Kevin Love, who was recently cleared to begin some “select basketball activities” after having surgery on his left foot, said he’s still weeks away
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