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9:23 AM ET Boston Celtics guard Jabari Bird has been arrested after allegedly assaulting, strangling and kidnapping an unidentified person, police told the Boston Globe. Boston police spokesman Sgt. John Boyle told The Boston Globe that Bird is being “guarded by the Boston police at a local hospital” for evaluation. Boyle said the victim had
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8:00 AM ET Brian Windhorst Close ESPN Senior Writer ESPN.com NBA writer since 2010 Covered Cleveland Cavs for seven years Author of two books Ramona Shelburne Close ESPN Senior Writer Senior writer for ESPN.com Spent seven years at the Los Angeles Daily News New Orleans Pelicans star Anthony Davis has parted ways with longtime agent
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12:09 AM ET SPRINGFIELD, Mass. — With the same poise he displayed throughout his NBA career, Ray Allen closed Friday night’s Basketball Hall of Fame induction ceremony with an eloquent speech in which he reveled in the accomplishments of his two championship teams and only praised key members of Boston Celtics‘ 2008 title squad. In
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Sep 8, 2018 Associated Press SPRINGFIELD, Mass. — Lefty Driesell had the crowd laughing. Dino Radja fought back tears. Blue Devils and Tar Heels brought their rivalry to the Basketball Hall of Fame, and Ray Allen made a peace offering to his spurned Celtics teammates. Despite a week in which his rocky relationship with his
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4:26 PM ET It ain’t easy to keep secrets hidden on the Internet, but the long-rumored, full-length rap track featuring LeBron James and Kevin Durant hadn’t been available for public consumption until now. The song, titled “It Ain’t Easy,” was recorded during the 2011 lockout and while snippets had been leaked, it wasn’t until the
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2:57 PM ET Associated Press ATLANTA — The Hawks have signed guard R.J. Hunter, bringing him back to the city where he was a college star playing for his father. The Hawks announced the signing Friday. Hunter was a first-round pick of the Boston Celtics in 2015 but has yet to make much of an
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12:34 AM ET In accepting the Curt Gowdy Media Award on Thursday, Doris Burke made a point of thanking players and coaches including LeBron James and Steve Kerr for encouraging her on the road to becoming a highly respected NBA analyst. Burke accepted the award during an evening ceremony at the Naismith Basketball Hall of
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6:18 PM ET SPRINGFIELD, Mass. — Ray Allen said his five seasons with the Boston Celtics were the “most important time in my life,” even as the fractured relationship with members of the 2007-08 title team hovers over his impending induction into the Naismith Memorial Basketball Hall of Fame. Allen made headlines earlier this week
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