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Andrew Lopez, ESPNMar 1, 2024, 12:55 AM ET Open Extended Reactions SAN ANTONIO — In front of their home fans for the first time in 26 days, the San Antonio Spurs and rookie Victor Wembanyama put on quite the show. After giving up a 12-point third-quarter lead and falling behind in the fourth, the Spurs
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Dave McMenamin, ESPN Staff WriterFeb 29, 2024, 03:33 AM ET Close Lakers and NBA reporter for ESPN. Covered the Lakers and NBA for ESPNLosAngeles.com from 2009-14, the Cavaliers from 2014-18 for ESPN.com and the NBA for NBA.com from 2005-09. Open Extended Reactions LOS ANGELES — LeBron James authored a 21-point fourth-quarter comeback by the Lakers
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ESPN News Services Feb 28, 2024, 10:39 PM ET Open Extended Reactions Luka Doncic had 30 points, 16 assists and 11 rebounds on his 25th birthday for his 11th triple-double of the season and the Dallas Mavericks beat the host Toronto Raptors 136-125 on Wednesday night. Doncic, the NBA’s leading scorer, is the first player
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ESPN News Services Feb 27, 2024, 10:10 PM ET Open Extended Reactions CLEVELAND — Max Strus drilled a 59-footer as time expired, his fifth made 3-pointer in the final four minutes, to give the Cleveland Cavaliers a wild 121-119 win over the Dallas Mavericks on Tuesday night. After the Mavericks took the lead on P.J.
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ESPN News Services Feb 26, 2024, 11:29 PM ET Open Extended Reactions Toronto Raptors coach Darko Rajakovic promised his players a tasty reward when they finally strung together a three-game winning streak. Now it’s time to pay up. With All-Star Scottie Barnes logging his fourth triple-double of the season and RJ Barrett scoring 24 points
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Kendra Andrews, ESPNFeb 26, 2024, 02:03 PM ET Open Extended Reactions Golden State Warriors guard Chris Paul is slated to return to game action Tuesday when the Warriors face the Wizards in Washington. Paul has not played since Jan. 5 after fracturing his left hand. He had surgery to repair the fracture. The 19-year-veteran suffered
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Dave McMenamin, ESPN Staff WriterFeb 25, 2024, 10:11 PM ET Close Lakers and NBA reporter for ESPN. Covered the Lakers and NBA for ESPNLosAngeles.com from 2009-14, the Cavaliers from 2014-18 for ESPN.com and the NBA for NBA.com from 2005-09. Open Extended Reactions PHOENIX — All LeBron James could do was laugh Sunday when asked about
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Andrew Lopez, ESPNFeb 25, 2024, 02:33 PM ET Open Extended Reactions Miami Heat forward Jimmy Butler is among five players suspended without pay for their roles in Friday night’s on-court altercation with the New Orleans Pelicans. Butler and Pelicans forward Naji Marshall were suspended one game for “instigating and engaging in” an on-court altercation, the
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Tim Bontemps, ESPNFeb 25, 2024, 12:51 AM ET Open Extended Reactions NEW YORK — After the Boston Celtics claimed their season-best eighth straight victory Saturday night, defeating the New York Knicks 116-102 at Madison Square Garden, Boston now has an eight-game cushion over the second-place Cleveland Cavaliers atop the Eastern Conference. That is a bigger
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Feb 23, 2024, 10:58 PM ET Open Extended Reactions NEW ORLEANS — Miami‘s Jimmy Butler was among four players ejected after a scuffle early in the fourth quarter in the Heat’s 106-95 victory over the New Orleans Pelicans on Friday night. Heat reserve Thomas Bryant and two Pelicans — Jose Alvarado and Naji Marshall —
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Andrew Lopez, ESPNFeb 24, 2024, 03:00 AM ET Open Extended Reactions LOS ANGELES — Victor Wembanyama took questions at the podium sitting in front of a San Antonio Spurs banner and was told about the statistical feat he had just pulled off Friday night against the Los Angeles Lakers Wembanyama joined Jamaal Tinsley (2001) as
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