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1:59 AM ET DALLAS — A late-night phone call between Lonzo Ball and Brandon Ingram after their coach publicly challenged the pair to play with more passion for the undermanned Los Angeles Lakers helped spark a 107-97 come-from-behind road win over the Dallas Mavericks on Monday. Ingram scored a season-high 29 points, adding six assists,
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8:18 PM ET Adrian WojnarowskiESPN Chandler Parsons says that he’s “disappointed” that he couldn’t finish the season with the Memphis Grizzlies and insisted that he’s “ready to play and committed to getting back on the court.” “I am extremely disappointed that I didn’t get to finish this season alongside my teammates and the Memphis coaching
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8:45 PM ET Adrian WojnarowskiESPN The Minnesota Timberwolves have fired team president and head coach Tom Thibodeau, the team announced Sunday night. Assistant coach Ryan Saunders will take over as interim coach for the rest of the season, while Scott Layden will remain Minnesota’s general manager. The move comes just hours after the Wolves’ emphatic
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2:42 PM ET Tim BontempsESPN BOSTON — Celtics star Kyrie Irving said Sunday he doesn’t believe Spurs guard Marco Belinelli intentionally tried to hit him in the face when he struck both of Irving’s eyes while jostling for a rebound last week. “I make my living with my eyes,” Irving said after practicing fully with
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2:24 AM ET SACRAMENTO, Calif. — The Golden State Warriors and Sacramento Kings combined for an NBA-record 41 3-pointers during Saturday night’s 127-123 Warriors win at Golden 1 Center. It marked the first game in NBA history in which both teams made at least 20 3-pointers; the Warriors went 21-for-47, and the Kings went 20-for-36.
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4:46 PM ET SACRAMENTO, Calif. — Golden State Warriors head coach Steve Kerr knows his team has suffered some uncharacteristic losses this season, including five already at Oracle Arena, but he remains confident that his team will be able to bounce back and reach its peak in the near future. The Warriors lamented giving away
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3:25 AM ET LOS ANGELES — Enes Kanter will not travel to London when the New York Knicks play the Washington Wizards on Jan. 17, saying he fears for his life because of his ongoing clash with Turkish president Recep Tayyip Erdogan. Kanter, a native of Turkey, has been an outspoken critic of the Turkish
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