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Bahay, Dela Rosa named All-Stars at BWB Asia 2022

Jared Bahay and Quinn Kacey Dela Rosa were recognized as two of the top 16 ballers at the Basketball Without Borders Asia 2022 camp.

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Bill Russell's No. 6 jersey to be retired throughout NBA

The iconic Hall of Famer will be the first player to have his number retired across the NBA.

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Basketball Without Borders Asia tips off in Australia

Basketball without Borders (BWB), the NBA and FIBA’s global basketball development and community outreach program, returned to Australia for the first time since 2016.

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WNBA and NBA statement regarding Brittney Griner

The leagues issued a statement following Griner's verdict and sentencing in Russia.

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Nolasco, Bahay, Harris part of Basketball Without Borders Asia 2022 camp

Basketball Without Borders Asia Camp will bring together over 60 of the top high-school age boys and girls from more than 15 countries across Asia-Pacific.

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Toronto Raptors, Boston Celtics and Utah Jazz headline eighth NBA Canada Series presented by Bell

2022 preseason games will features Raptors vs. Jazz in Edmonton (Oct. 2) and Raptors vs. Celtics in Montreal (Oct. 14)

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NBA commissioner Adam Silver's statement on passing of Bill Russell

NBA legend Bill Russell won a record 11 championships and five MVP awards in his illustrious career, but his impact goes far beyond the court.

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NBA, FIBA to host Basketball Without Borders Asia in Australia next month

NBA and FIBA’s global basketball development and community outreach program will be held Aug. 7-10 in Canberra in partnership with Basketball Australia.

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Bucks unveil new 'Fear the Deer'-themed Statement Edition uniforms

The new look for 2022-23 features cream-colored antlers running up the sides of the uniform, which is meant to give the appearance of a charging buck.

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Pistons bring back Classic Edition teal uniform for 2022-23

The team is expected to sport the teal jerseys in approximately 10 games during the upcoming season as part of their 2022-23 uniform rotation.

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Cavs unveil 3 new uniforms for 2022-23 season

Cleveland is the latest team bringing an updated look to the floor next season.

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Darius Garland signs multi-year extension with Cavaliers

The Cavaliers have committed to their young All-Star guard with a massive extension worth as much as $231 million.

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Celtics officially acquire Malcolm Brogdon from Pacers

The 2017 Kia Rookie of the Year is headed to Boston in exchange for a future 1st-round pick and a handful of players.

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Jazz introduce updated color scheme with new set of uniforms

The Jazz also reveal two new court designs for the 2022-23 season.

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NBA to refurbish court in Bulacan as part of 75th anniversary season celebration

The NBA Cares initiative will feature a court dedication and youth basketball clinic in Angat, Bulacan in August.

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Grizzlies agree to multi-year contract extension with coach Taylor Jenkins

Memphis finished the 2021-22 season with the 2nd-best record in the NBA.

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Quin Snyder steps down as Utah Jazz coach after 8 seasons

Snyder leaves Utah as the 2nd-winningest head coach in franchise history.

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Storylines abound as Warriors, Celtics meet in NBA Finals

History-rich Golden State and Boston will have plenty at stake during the 2022 NBA Finals.

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Giannis Antetokounmpo, Nikola Jokic, Luka Doncic lead 2021-22 Kia All-NBA 1st Team

The Kia All-NBA 1st Team is made up entirely of players age 27 or younger for the first time since the 1954-55 season.

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Reggie Bullock wins 2021-22 Kareem Abdul-Jabbar Social Justice Champion award

The annual award recognizes a current NBA player for pursuing social justice and upholding the NBA's values of equality, respect and inclusion.

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NBA announces 2021-22 Kia All-Defensive 1st and 2nd Teams

Kia Defensive Player of the Year Marcus Smart and Phoenix swingman Mikal Bridges lead the way as the 2021-22 All-Defensive Teams are revealed.

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Barnes, Cunningham, Mobley lead 2021-22 Kia NBA All-Rookie 1st Team

Scottie Barnes, Cade Cunningham and Evan Mobley were unanimous selections from a global panel of sportswriters and broadcasters.

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Orlando Magic win 2022 NBA Draft Lottery

The Magic jump up one selection, with Oklahoma City, Houston, Sacramento and Detroit rounding out the top 5.

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2022 Kareem Abdul-Jabbar Social Justice Champion finalists revealed

Karl-Anthony Towns, Jrue Holiday, Fred VanVleet, Reggie Bullock and Jaren Jackson Jr. are the finalists for the 2021-22 season.

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Nuggets' Nikola Jokic wins 2021-22 Kia Most Valuable Player award

The Serbian center becomes the 13th player selected as Kia MVP in consecutive seasons.

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NBA, Titan to open new store in the Philippines on May 6

The NBA Store in Metro Manila will feature official NBA Merchandise from all 30 Teams and special products from Nike, Jordan Brand, Mitchell & Ness, New Era and more.

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Heat's Tyler Herro wins 2021-22 Kia Sixth Man of the Year award

Miami's third-year guard has been named the best reserve of the season.

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NBA announces early entry candidates for NBA Draft 2022

A total of 283 players -- 247 from colleges and 36 international players -- filed as early entry candidates.

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Bucks' Jrue Holiday wins 2021-22 Twyman-Stokes Teammate of the Year award

Holiday becomes the first player to win the award more than once.

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Grizzlies' Ja Morant named 2021-22 Kia NBA Most Improved Player

The Grizzlies' All-Star guard takes home the honors after a career-best season.

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Utah Jazz center Rudy Gobert fined

Jazz center used profane language during a postgame interview following Utah's Game 4 victory over the Mavericks.

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Toronto's Scottie Barnes wins 2021-22 Kia Rookie of the Year award

Barnes becomes just the 3rd player in Raptors history to win the award, joining Damon Stoudamire and Vince Carter.

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NBA fines Kyrie Irving $50,000 for obscene gestures

The Nets' star guard made his gestures and comments to spectators during Game 1 of the first round vs. Boston.

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Boston's Marcus Smart wins 2021-22 Kia Defensive Player of the Year award

Smart becomes the 1st guard to win the award since Gary Payton in 1995-96 and only the 6th overall.

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Ties broken for order of selection in NBA Draft 2022

Chicago, Toronto, Philadelphia and Miami won tiebreakers among teams with identical regular-season records.

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Finalists announced for 2021-22 NBA awards

TNT will announce the winner of each award during its coverage of the 2022 NBA Playoffs.

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Hornets' Miles Bridges fined $50K for throwing mouthpiece into stands

The incident occurred after the Charlotte forward received 2 technical fouls and was ejected in a 132-103 loss to the Hawks.

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It's back: NBA unveils reimagined NBA Finals script logo

The logo incorporates the fan-favorite font alongside the Larry O’Brien Trophy to honor the league’s 75-year history while looking to the future.

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NBA suspends Facundo Campazzo, fines Wayne Ellington

Campazzo will serve his suspension Saturday in Game 1 of the Warriors-Nuggets series.

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2022 NBA Play-In Tournament Schedule

The NBA Play-In Tournament will take place April 13-16 (PHT).

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2022 NBA Play-In Tournament Schedule

The NBA Play-In Tournament will take place April 13-16 (PHT).

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Giannis Antetokounmpo passes Kareem as Bucks' all-time scoring leader

In his 9th season with the Bucks, the 2-time Kia MVP is now the franchise’s all-time leader in points, blocks and triple-doubles.

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'Playoffs on NBA Lane' short film to premiere on March 30

The film will feature 6 NBA All-Stars and more than 20 NBA legends, broadcasters, celebrities and notable faces from around the game.

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Jusuf Nurkic fined $40K for tossing fan's phone into stands

Portland center Jusuf Nurkic was fined $40,000 by the NBA for his actions after the Blazers' loss to the Pacers on March 20.

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Julius Randle fined $40,000 for directing hostile language toward a game official

The incident occurred following the Knicks’ loss to the Utah Jazz on March 20.

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NBA fines Kevin Durant $25,000 for language toward fan

The incident took place during the Nets’ loss to the Mavs.

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Warriors, Wizards to play 2-game preseason slate in Japan in 2022

Golden State will take on Washington at Saitama Super Arena in Tokyo for the NBA's 15th and 16th games in Japan.

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Nets fined $50K for violating local New York City law and league protocols

Brooklyn has been fined for permitting Kyrie Irving to enter the team's locker room during Sunday's game against New York.

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Blazers founding broadcaster Bill Schonely announces retirement

Schonely has been with the Blazers' organization for over 50 years, serving as a play-by-play announcer and team ambassador.

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Kings' Domantas Sabonis suspended 1 game for incident with official

The incident occurred during the 4th quarter of Sacramento's loss to New York on March 7.

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Los Angeles Lakers sign D.J. Augustin, request waiver on DeAndre Jordan

In related moves, the Lakers are signing Wenyen Gabriel to a two-way contract and planning to waive Sekou Doumbouya.

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Blazers' Damian Lillard (abdominal surgery) 'progressing' in rehab protocol

The injured star guard will begin the reconditioning phase of his rehab protocol and will be reevaluated in 2 to 3 weeks, the team announced.

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Utah's Donovan Mitchell (respiratory illness) misses 2022 All-Star Game

Jazz star announces he will miss the All-Star Game due to an upper respiratory illness.

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Chris Paul named inaugural recipient of the Kobe & Gigi Bryant WNBA Advocacy Award

The 12-time All-Star has been recognized for his contributions to the advancement of girls' and women's basketball.

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Naismith Memorial Basketball Hall of Fame announces 11 finalists for Class of 2022

Former All-Star players Michael Cooper, Manu Ginobili, Tim Hardaway and Marques Johnson will be voted on for possible induction.

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Golden State Warriors' Stephen Curry leads NBA's most popular jersey list in the Philippines

Los Angeles Lakers lead list of most popular team merchandise.

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NBA to honor NBA 75th Anniversary Team at halftime of 2022 NBA All-Star Game in special ceremony

Usher, Spike Lee, Tiffany Haddish and Anthony Anderson will serve as narrators and take fans on a journey through the league’s first 75 years.

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Jonathan Kuminga to replace Chris Duarte in 2022 Clorox Rising Stars

The Warriors rookie will step in for the injured Duarte to play for Team Payton.

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Cavaliers' Jarrett Allen named as injury replacement for 2022 All-Star Game

The 23-year-old center will make his first All-Star appearance as an injury replacement for James Harden.

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Atlanta Hawks Injury Update: John Collins

Hawks forward to miss at least three games after Saturday's (PHT) early exit due to heel pain, will be re-evaluated after All-Star Weekend.

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NBA names 15 Greatest Coaches in celebration of landmark 75th Anniversary Season

The National Basketball Association today unveiled the 15 Greatest Coaches in NBA History as part of the continuing celebration of the league’s 75th Anniversary Season.

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State Farm All-Star Saturday Night 2022 fields announced

The Taco Bell Skills Challenge (with a new format this year), MTN DEW 3-Point Contest and AT&T Slam Dunk make for an action-packed All-Star Saturday Night.

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DJ Khaled & friends to headline State Farm All-Star Saturday Night performances

DJ Khaled and a star-studded lineup of to-be-announced musical artists will headline State Farm All-Star Saturday Night performances.

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LaMelo Ball, Dejounte Murray named as injury replacements for 2022 All-Star Game

The guards will replace injured All-Stars Kevin Durant and Draymond Green.

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Miami's Erik Spoelstra to coach Team Durant in 2022 NBA All-Star Game

As a result of the Bulls' loss on Monday (PHT), Erik Spoelstra earns an All-Star coaching spot as the Heat (34-20) clinch the best record in the East.

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Clorox Rising Stars rosters set after 4-team draft; Green, Giddey team up

The rosters for the new 3-game tournament format are set, setting up an epic clash of young NBA talent.

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2022 NBA All-Star reserves revealed

The reserves will join the pool of All-Star starters ahead of next week's All-Star Draft for Team LeBron and Team Durant.

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NBA unveils reimagined Kobe Bryant Trophy for Kia All-Star Game MVP

Kia All-Star Game MVP trophy pays homage to Kobe Bryant's feats at All-Star as the All-Star weekend trophies receive redesigns.

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Larry Bird, Paul Pierce headline 15 members on All-Celtics Team

The legendary franchise reveals its complete roster for the 75th Anniversary All-Celtics Team.

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Player pool announced for 2022 Clorox Rising Stars

The 2022 Clorox Rising Stars will be played on Feb. 19 (PHT) and feature a new, 3-game tournament format.

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Suns' Monty Williams to coach Team LeBron in 2022 NBA All-Star Game

The Suns' 40-9 record clinched an All-Star coaching spot for Monty Williams and his staff.

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Draymond Green signs exclusive, multiyear deal with Turner Sports, 'Inside the NBA'

The 3-time champion will join 'Inside the NBA' and make appearances across Turner Sports content.

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Kristaps Porzingis fined $15K for kicking ball into stands

The incident occurred in the fourth quarter of the Mavericks’ loss to the Warriors.

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Bucks' Grayson Allen suspended 1 game for Flagrant 2 foul on Bulls' Alex Caruso

The incident occurred in the 3rd quarter of the Bucks' 94-90 win over the Bulls on Jan. 22 (PHT).

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LeBron James leads NBA in latest All-Star voting returns

See the latest batch of fan voting, which will conclude on Jan. 23 (PHT). The starters will be announced on Jan 28.

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Kyrie Irving fined $25,000 by NBA for obscene language toward fan

The incident occurred on Jan. 17 when Kyrie Irving directed obscene language toward a fan.

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Draymond Green out at least 2 weeks with calf/disc issue

Specialists determined that Green's ongoing calf issue has been exacerbated by the 'involvement' of a disc in his lower back.

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Zach LaVine's MRI reveals no structural damage to left knee

The Bulls star is not expected to miss significant time after exiting early from Saturday's (PHT) game against the Warriors.

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Kevin Durant fined $15,000 for profane language

The incident occurred during Kevin Durant's postgame comments to the media after a Jan. 10 loss to Portland.

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LeBron James, DeMar DeRozan headline 2nd All-Star voting returns

Stephen Curry, LeBron James, Kevin Durant and DeMar DeRozan are the top vote-getters at their respective position groups.

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Kevin Durant, Stephen Curry lead 1st fan returns of NBA All-Star Voting 2022

Stephen Curry and Kevin Durant lead their respective conferences in the first fan returns of 2022 NBA All-Star Voting.

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Celtics sign Al-Farouq Aminu, Norvel Pelle to 10-day contracts

Aminu, who has 10 years of NBA experience, is available for the Celtics when they play the Bucks on Christmas Day.

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Lakers sign Darren Collison and Stanley Johnson to 10-day contracts

The Los Angeles Lakers have signed guard Darren Collison and forward Stanley Johnson to 10-day contracts pursuant to the NBA Hardship Exception provisions, it was announced today.

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CT scan shows CJ McCollum's right lung fully healed

Portland guard cleared for non-contact drills, increased conditioning and shooting.

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Celtics sign 7-time All-Star Joe Johnson to 10-day contract

The 40-year-old forward returns to Boston, where he began his career in 2001.

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Naismith Memorial Basketball Hall of Fame announces eligible candidates for Class of 2022

The finalists for the Class of 2022 will be announced during All-Star weekend in February.

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Steve Kerr named 2022-24 USA Basketball Men's National Team head coach

The Warriors' coach will lead the USA Men's Basketball team alongside Erik Spoelstra, Monty Williams and Mark Few.

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5 Cavs join Evan Mobley, Isaac Okoro in Health and Safety Protocols

The Cavaliers' next game against the Atlanta Hawks has been postponed.

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Steph Curry becomes NBA's all-time 3-point leader

The two-time MVP surpasses Ray Allen’s career mark (2,973) with 2,974 career threes.

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Kevin Durant fined $25K for directing obscene language toward fan

The incident occurred during the 2nd quarter of Brooklyn's win in Atlanta on Saturday (PHT).

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NBA fines Grizzlies' Dillon Brooks $25,000

Brooks is being fined for aggressively confronting a game official and failing to leave the court in a timely manner.

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Wizards' Kyle Kuzma fined $15,000

The Wizards' forward was fined for his gesture directed toward a fan in a road win vs. the Pistons.

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Update from Toronto Raptors Vice-Chairman and President Masai Ujiri

Ujiri will be self-isolating for 10 days after testing positive.

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NBA All-Star voting presented by Tissot tips off Christmas Day

NBA All-Star voting will be available across the NBA App, NBA.com and Twitter from Dec. 25 to Jan. 22.

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Blazers guard CJ McCollum diagnosed with a pneumothorax

The 9-year veteran will be further evaluated before a prognosis is determined and his status will be updated accordingly.

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Bucks bring back veteran Wesley Matthews

Milwaukee signed the 12th-year NBA swingman on Friday.

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NBA imposes penalties on Bulls, Heat for early free agent discussions

Chicago and Miami each have to forfeit a second-round draft pick after violating league rules governing free agency discussions.

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Magic's Wendell Carter Jr. fined $35,000 for forcefully throwing glasses at official

The incident, for which Carter Jr. was assessed a technical foul and ejected, occurred in the 4th quarter of the Magic’s 105-92 loss to the Cavs on Nov. 28 (PHT).

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Miami's Dewayne Dedmon fined $15,000 for kicking seat cushion into stands

The incident, for which Dedmon was assessed a technical foul and ejected, occurred in the 4th quarter of the Heat’s 107-104 win over the Bulls on Nov. 28 (PHT).

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Lakers' LeBron James fined $15K for obscene gesture

LeBron James has been fined $15,000 for making an obscene gesture in L.A.'s win over the Pacers and warned for using profane language during media availability.

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LeBron James suspended 1 game, Isaiah Stewart suspended 2 games for on-court altercation

Both players will serve their suspensions this week after the on-court altercation on Monday (PHT).

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NBA suspends Pelicans' DiDi Louzada for 25 games

The Pelicans' forward is suspended 25 games without pay after testing positive for Drostanolone and Testosterone.

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Timberwolves fined $250K for offseason practice in Miami

The violations occurred in connection with Timberwolves' player activities in Miami in early September.

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Atlanta Hawks forward De'Andre Hunter slated for wrist surgery, out 8 weeks

Hunter will miss significant playing time for a second straight season after injuring a tendon in his right wrist.

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76ers assistant Dave Joerger to begin cancer treatment

The long-time coach will return upon recovering from what he describes as a "treatable" form of cancer.

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Gobert, Turner, Ingles, Mitchell fined for roles in altercation

The incident occurred in the fourth quarter of the Pacers’ 111-100 win over the Jazz on Nov. 12 (PHT) at Vivint Arena.

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Toronto's Fred VanVleet fined for obscene gesture

The incident occurred on Nov. 12 (PHT) against the Philadelphia 76ers.

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Denver's Jokic suspended and Miami's Morris fined

The incident occurred in the fourth quarter of the Nuggets’ 113-96 victory over the Heat on Nov. 9 (PHT).

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Portland Trail Blazers launch investigation into workplace environment

An outside law firm will conduct a "full, fair and independent" review into concerns brought to the organization.

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Milwaukee Bucks to be honored for 2021 championship at The White House on Nov. 8

The ceremony honoring the 2021 NBA champion Bucks will air live on NBA TV on Tuesday, Nov. 9 (PHT).

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NBA statement on ESPN report regarding Robert Sarver and Suns organization

The league has directed the Wachtell Lipton law firm to commence a comprehensive investigation.

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Nike NBA City Edition uniforms unveiled in honor of the 75th anniversary season

Each 2021-22 Nike NBA City Edition team uniform represents the ultimate basketball moments mixtape

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Kevin Durant fined $25K for throwing ball into the stands

The incident occurred during the third quarter against Indiana on Saturday (PHT).

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Trae Young fined $15K for making contact with game official

The incident occurred in the second quarter of the Hawks' 122-111 loss to the Wizards on Oct. 28.

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Complete list of players on NBA 75th Anniversary Team

The final members of the NBA 75th Anniversary Team were revealed. Check out the complete list.

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Randle fined for tossing game ball into stands

The incident occurred at the conclusion of the Knicks’ 138-134 double overtime win over the Boston Celtics on Oct. 20.

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NBA, Formula 1 announce content and promotion partnership

Celebrate the NBA's 75th Anniversary Season and the return of F1 to the USA.

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NBA rosters feature 109 international players from 39 countries

The Raptors boast 10 international players, while the Mavs and Thunder are second with seven such players each.

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By The Numbers: NBA celebrates 75th anniversary season

Get ready for the 75th anniversary season with a by-the-numbers look at NBA history.

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Orlando Magic sign Wendell Carter Jr. to contract extension

Carter Jr.'s new deal is reported to be a four-year, $50 million extension.

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Sacramento Kings exercise option on Tyrese Haliburton

Tyrese Haliberton was one of the NBA's best rookies last season, averaging 13.0 points and 5.3 assists per game.

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Hornets sign LiAngelo Ball

Ball played five games with the Hornets at NBA Summer League in Las Vegas this summer.

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NBA reveals team outfitting for 75th anniversary season with new NBA LockerVision platform

Ahead of the NBA’s 75th Anniversary Season, the NBA unveiled the complete schedule of team outfitting for the 2021-22 regular season through its new and improved NBA LockerVision site.

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Top international prospect Fanbo Zeng signs with G League Ignite

Fanbo Zeng, a top international prospect from China, has signed to play with NBA G League Ignite.

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NBA to unveil 75th Anniversary Team during season's opening week

The league's 75th Anniversary Team will be unveiled 25 players at a time from Oct. 20-22 (PHT) on TNT and ESPN.

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Diana Taurasi voted by fans as WNBA’s Greatest Player of All Time

Sue Bird, Maya Moore, Candace Parker and Cynthia Cooper complete Top Five in “Vote for the GOAT”.

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NBA to debut short film 'NBA Lane' commemorating 75th anniversary season

The film, premiering Oct. 8 (Philippine time), includes most appearances by NBA players in a campaign ever including Kareem Abdul-Jabbar, Larry Bird, Kevin Durant, Julius Erving, LeBron James, Magic Johnson, Chris Paul and Bill Russell.

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Los Angeles Sparks’ Nneka Ogwumike 2021 Kim Perrot Sportsmanship Award

Nneka Ogwumike receives the sportsmanship award for the third straight time.

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NBA Board of Governors approves instant replay changes

The changes to instant replay will be on a one-year trial basis for the 2021-22 season.

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Connecticut Sun’s Jonquel Jones Named 2021 Kia Most Valuable Player

At 11.2 RPG, JJ led the league in rebounds and her 19.4 PPG was good for 4th. Jones' season double-double average earns her the Kia MVP.

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Sylvia Fowles named 2021 Kia WNBA Defensive Player of the Year

Minnesota Lynx's Sylvia Fowles wins her fourth DPOY award in her 14th WNBA season.

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Tamika L. Tremaglio to serve as next NBPA Executive Director

Tremaglio, who has served as an advisor to the NBPA since 2012, will succeed Michele Roberts upon her retirement at the end of the year.

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Golden State Warriors governor Joe Lacob fined

The NBA fined Golden State Warriors Governor Joe Lacob $50,000 for violating the league’s anti-tampering rule.

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Milwaukee Bucks name Lisa Byington as television play-by-play announcer

Byington becomes first female full-time television play-by-play broadcaster for a major men’s professional sports team.

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NBA G-League season to feature new format, 3 new teams

Birmingham, Fort Worth and Detroit will debut new franchises as season will feature an expanded Showcase Cup.

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DeAndre Jordan signs with Lakers after buyout, trade

Jordan, 33, inks a deal with Los Angeles after agreeing to a buyout with Detroit.

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NBA celebrates landmark 2020-21 season in the Philippines

The league experienced continued growth across TV viewership and social media consumption in the Philippines.

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WNBA names 25 greatest, most influential players in league history

The WNBA continues its celebration of its landmark 25th season by announcing the "W25."

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Wizards District wins 2021 NBA 2K League for 2nd consecutive championship

Wizards District's 3-0 series victory over Jazz Gaming makes them the first NBA 2K League team to win multiple NBA 2K League championships.

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Lakers officially sign veteran guard Rajon Rondo

The 15-year NBA veteran returns to the Lakers after playing with the LA Clippers last season.

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Jared Dudley, Kristi Toliver join Jason Kidd's coaching staff in Dallas

Jason Kidd has finalized his coaching staff for the 2021-22 season.

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NBA announces required vaccinations for referees

The NBA has reached an agreement with the NBRA requiring vaccinations for all referees.

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Knicks sign Julius Randle to contract extension

Seven-year veteran signs on for four more seasons in New York after earning 2020-21 All-NBA Second Team honors.

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Mike Budenholzer signs multiyear extension with Bucks

In 3 seasons under his leadership, the Bucks won the 2021 title, hold the best regular-season record (162-65) and the most playoff wins (31).

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Celtics sign Marcus Smart to contract extension

The defensive-minded guard is coming off his best statistical season and is a former two-time All-Defensive First Team selection

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NBA announces schedule for 75th anniversary season

The 2021-22 regular season schedule pays tribute to the NBA's history for 75th anniversary season; Season tips off Oct. 19.

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Jason Terry named coach of G League's Grand Rapids Gold

The 19-year NBA veteran will lead the Grand Rapids Gold, which is the G League affiliate of the Denver Nuggets.

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NBA reveals Kia NBA Tip-Off and Christmas Day schedules

The complete game schedule for the 2021-22 season will be announced on Saturday, August 21 (PHT)

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Canada basketball, Nick Nurse agree on contract extension through 2024 Olympic Games

Canada’s path to the FIBA Basketball World Cup 2023 and Paris 2024 Olympic Games will begin November 2021.

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Naismith Memorial Basketball Hall of Fame announces 2021 enshrinement ceremony presenters

The 2021 enshrinement ceremony will be held Sept. 11.

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Jason Hart named coach of NBA G League Ignite

Hart replaces Brian Shaw, who stepped down after leading the Ignite to an 8-8 record in its inaugural season.

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Masai Ujiri signs as Raptors vice chairman and team president

The veteran NBA executive has led the Raptors organization since 2013.

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Trail Blazers sign 8-year veteran guard Ben McLemore

The former seventh overall pick in the 2013 NBA Draft is a career 41.6% shooter from 3-point range.

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NBA announces schedules for Summer League 2021

ESPN and NBA TV to bring fans all 75 games from MGM Resorts NBA Summer League 2021.

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NBA Board of Governors approves Play-In Tournament for 2021-22 season

League also announces key dates for the next calendar year, as well as changes to roster-related rules.

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Former President Barack Obama joins NBA Africa as strategic partner

President Barack Obama will help advance the league’s social responsibility efforts across the continent, including programs and partnerships that support greater gender equality and economic inclusion.

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NBA Draft 2021 to be held at Barclays Center on July 30 (PHT)

Tickets will be available for public sale beginning July 19 in the US.

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NBA announces 88 early entry candidates withdraw from 2021 Draft

The NBA's deadline for early entry withdrawal is July 20, 2021 at 5:00 AM PHT.

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Brooklyn Nets name David Vanterpool assistant coach

Longtime NBA assistant spent the past two seasons as the associate head coach for the Minnesota Timberwolves.

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NBA unveils 75th anniversary season logo

The new logo is a fresh take on the league's iconic Logoman identity.

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Clippers guard Patrick Beverley suspended 1 game for pushing Chris Paul

Beverley will be suspended for the first game of the 2021-22 NBA regular season for which he is eligible to play.

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Toronto Raptors' Jalen Harris dismissed from NBA for violating Anti-Drug Program

As a first-year player, Harris is eligible to apply for reinstatement in one year.

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Anthony Edwards, Tyrese Haliburton headline 17-player USA Basketball Men's Select Team

The team will train with the USA Basketball Men's National Team during training camp in Las Vegas.

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Carmelo Anthony named Kareem Abdul-Jabbar Social Justice Champion

On Anthony's behalf, $100,000 will be donated to the Portland Art Museum’s Black Arts and Experiences Initiative

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USA Basketball announces 2021 Olympic team roster

Twelve NBA stars lead the roster and are hoping to lead Team USA to its fourth consecutive Olympic title.

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Trail Blazers name Chauncey Billups head coach

Former NBA Champion and five-time All-Star becomes 15th head coach in franchise history.

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Utah Jazz executive VP of basketball operations Dennis Lindsey to move into advisory role

Lindsey played an enormous role in shaping the Jazz, including drafting Rudy Gobert and Donovan Mitchell and hiring Quin Snyder.

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Detroit Pistons win 2021 NBA Draft Lottery

The Pistons jump up one selection, while the Rockets, Cavaliers and Raptors follow at No. 2, 3 and 4.

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Hawks center Bruno Fernando suspended 1 game; Joel Embiid, John Collins fined

Atlanta's Fernando and Collins and Philadelphia's Embiid have been disciplined for their role in an on-court altercation late in Game 6.

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Phoenix's James Jones wins 2020-21 NBA Basketball Executive of the Year award

The Suns general manager received nine of the 30 first-place votes to win the award.

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Dirk Nowitzki joins Mavericks as special advisor

Nowitzki returns to the Mavericks after an illustrious 21-season career featuring the lone championship in franchise history.

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LaMelo Ball, Anthony Edwards headline 2020-21 All-Rookie Teams

NBA All-Rookie First Team also features Sacramento’s Tyrese Haliburton, Detroit’s Saddiq Bey and Houston’s Jae’Sean Tate.

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Wilson reveals NBA official game ball in advance of 2021-22 NBA season

NBA’s Trae Young and Jamal Murray join Wilson’s Advisory Staff; Wilson NBA official game ball to be introduced on-court at Microsoft Surface NBA Draft Combine 2021.

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NBA, WNBA, G League and teams celebrate Juneteenth

The NBA family continues its commitment to equality, respect, inclusion and the advancement of social justice with the celebration of Juneteenth.

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Hornets' LaMelo Ball wins 2020-21 Kia NBA Rookie of the Year

The No. 3 overall pick edges Anthony Edwards and Tyrese Haliburton to take home top honors among first-year players.

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Nikola Jokic, Giannis Antetokounmpo, Stephen Curry lead 2020-21 All-NBA First Team

Antetokounmpo received a vote on all 100 ballots, while Kia MVP Jokic (99) and Curry (98) weren't far behind.

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NBA announces 2020-21 All-Defensive First and Second teams

Kia Defensive Player of the Year Rudy Gobert and 76ers guard Ben Simmons dominate the voting as unanimous selections.

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Finalists announced for the inaugural Kareem Abdul-Jabbar Social Justice Champion Award

Carmelo Anthony, Harrison Barnes, Tobias Harris, Jrue Holiday and Juan Toscano-Anderson selected finalists. Award Winner to be announced prior to Game 4 of Eastern Conference Finals on TNT.

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MGM Resorts to host USA Basketball training camps, games July 6-18 in Las Vegas

Fans will have the opportunity to watch seven USAB Men’s and Women’s National Team exhibition games.

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Jazz’s Rudy Gobert wins 2020-21 Kia NBA Defensive Player of the Year Award

French center becomes fourth player to earn honor three or more times.

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MGM Resorts NBA Summer League 2021 returns to Las Vegas in August

The 16th annual MGM Resorts NBA Summer League will take place Aug. 8-17.

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Nikola Jokic wins 2020-21 Kia NBA Most Valuable Player Award

The Serbian center is the first to earn the honor as a member of the Nuggets and the lowest-drafted player to be named MVP.

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NBA Academy launches virtual program for top international female prospects

NBA Academy Women’s Virtual Program will provide more than 40 of the top international prospects with basketball instruction, life skills development and player pathway guidance from current and former WNBA players.

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New York's Tom Thibodeau wins 2020-21 NBA Coach of the Year award

Thibodeau's defense-first mentality helped New York develop an identity and a winning season for the first time in years.

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Orlando Magic, coach Steve Clifford agree to part ways

Clifford led the Magic to the playoffs in his first two seasons before missing the postseason this year.

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Trail Blazers, Terry Stotts mutually agree to part ways

Stotts leaves Portland with 402 victories and eight playoff appearances in nine seasons.

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Damian Lillard wins 2020-21 Twyman-Stokes Teammate of the Year award

Blazers All-Star Damian Lillard has been voted by his NBA peers as the league's best teammate.

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Egypt's Zamalek wins inaugural Basketball Africa League

Zamalek defeated US Monastir to win the first-ever Basketball Africa League championship.

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John Collins selected as recipient of inaugural Sekou Smith Award

Prior to Game 3, Collins was recognized for his professionalism and integrity in his interactions with the media.

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Fan who spit on Trae Young banned indefinitely by Knicks

The fan, who is not a season-ticket holder, is banned from Madison Square Garden indefinitely.

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Sixers apologize to Russell Westbrook, ban fan indefinitely

The fan who threw popcorn at Westbrook will have his season tickets revoked.

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Lakers extend STAPLES Center partnership through 2041 season

The new deal includes plans to make 'significant capital improvements and upgrades throughout STAPLES Center.'

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NBA releases statement on fan conduct at games

The NBA says an enhanced fan code of conduct will be vigorously enforced.

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Julius Randle named 2020-21 Kia NBA Most Improved Player

New York's Julius Randle dominated the voting after averaging 24.1 points, 10.2 rebounds and 6.0 assists.

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National Basketball Social Justice Coalition statement on policing reform legislation

The National Basketball Social Justice Coalition leads the NBA family’s collaborative efforts to address racial and social inequality.

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Ties broken for order of selection in 2021 NBA draft

The tie-breaking scenarios involved 14 teams and impacts the 2021 NBA Draft lottery.

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Jazz’s Jordan Clarkson wins 2020-21 Kia NBA Sixth Man Award

Utah's hot-shooting guard averaged over three made 3-pointers per game, providing immediate offense off the bench.

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NBA forms new Africa entity, partners with strategic investors

New entity is a partnership between the NBA and FIBA in the NBA’s first collaboration to operate a league outside of North America.

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NBA debuts new global brand campaign 'That's Game' ahead of 2021 NBA Playoffs

The new campaign demonstrates how the NBA has advanced the game, grown its community and impacted culture throughout the league’s storied history.

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Finalists announced for 2020-21 NBA awards

The NBA on Friday announced the finalists for six awards that honor top performers for the 2020-21 regular season.

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Suns' Monty Williams receives NBCA Coach of the Year honors

Phoenix finished the regular season with the 2nd best record in the NBA.

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2021 NBA Play-In Tournament schedule

The Play-In Tournament will begin on Wednesday, May 19 and finish Saturday, May 22 (PHT).

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Marv Albert announces he will retire after 2021 playoffs

The Hall of Fame broadcaster has called 13 NBA Finals and broadcast the NBA for 55 years.

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Paul Pierce, Chris Bosh and Chris Webber headline 2021 Hall of Fame class

Ben Wallace joins 9 inductees headed to the Naismith Memorial Basketball Hall of Fame.

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Wolves reach agreement to sell team to Alex Rodriguez and Marc Lore

The deal, which includes the sale of the WNBA's Minnesota Lynx, still needs league approval.

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NBA creates annual Kareem Abdul-Jabbar Social Justice Award

The new annual honor that will recognize a current NBA player for pursuing social justice efforts.

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Pelicans' David Griffin fined $50K

Griffin has been fined for public criticism of officiating and comments detrimental to the NBA.

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NBA fines Kyrie Irving, Nets each $35,000

The fines result from Irving's repeated refusal to participate in team postgame media availability.

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Celtics guard Marcus Smart suspended one game

Smart has been suspended for directing threatening language toward a game official.

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Grand Rapids Drive to serve as Nuggets' affiliate starting in 2021-22

The partnership will mirror that of ones other teams in the NBA enjoy with other G League affiliates.

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Warriors first pro team to launch own NFT collection

A portion of all proceeds from the auction will benefit the Warriors Community Foundation.

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ESPN to debut Marvel-inspired NBA telecast

The Avengers will observe both Warriors-Pelicans to become Marvel’s newest champion.

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5-star prospect Michael Foster Jr. signs with NBA G League Ignite

Foster is ranked by ESPN as the No. 7 prospect in the Class of 2021.

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NBA and NBPA release joint statement

NBPA Executive Director Michele Roberts and NBA Commissioner Adam Silver released the following joint statement on Wednesday (PHT).

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Cast removed, LaMelo Ball cleared to resume basketball activities

The standout rookie sustained a right wrist fracture in a hard fall during a March 20 road loss to the LA Clippers.

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Dallas selects Charli Collier with first overall pick In WNBA Draft 2021

Collier is one of three players selected in first round by Wings, including first Finnish WNBA prospect Awak Kuier

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Warriors' Wiseman undergoes successful knee surgery

The Warriors expect last year's No. 2 overall pick to ready for the 2021-22 season and will provide an update on his progress in September.

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Naismith Memorial Basketball Hall of Fame announces 2020 enshrinement ceremony presenters

The late Kobe Bryant will be presented by Hall of Famer Michael Jordan at the upcoming ceremony in May.

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WNBA’s 25th regular season tips off May 15 (PHT)

All 12 teams begin quest for WNBA crown during Opening Weekend

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Nets-Timberwolves game postponed

The game has been postponed in light of the tragic events in the Minneapolis area yesterday.

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Kings guard De'Aaron Fox fined $20K

Fox was fined for comments made following Sacramento's loss to Utah on April 10.

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Khem Birch signs with Toronto Raptors after clearing waivers

The Montreal native agreed to a buyout with the Orlando Magic to find a team that would give him more playing time.

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WNBA teams unveil new Nike uniforms

WNBA, Nike introduce the uniform editions and apparel collection

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DeAndre' Bembry, Fred VanVleet and Talen Horton-Tucker suspended

Five players were fined or suspended as a result of their altercation in Tuesday's game between the Lakers and Raptors.

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Warriors President & COO Rick Welts to step away at the conclusion of the 2020-21 season

Welts has spent 46 seasons overall in the NBA, including 10 with Golden State.

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Clippers sign DeMarcus Cousins to 10-day contract

The four-time All-Star has agreed to a deal with the Clippers.

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PlayStation5 named official console of NBA 2K League

Multiyear partnership will see NBA 2K League teams and players compete on PS5 during games and events.

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NBA fines Kevin Durant $50,000 for offensive and derogatory language

Durant used inappropriate language on social media.

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WNBA Draft 2021 presented by State Farm® to be held on April 16 (PHT)

Virtual draft to highlight elements of the league’s upcoming 25th season and the players’ vaccine awareness and education, and provide opportunities for fan engagement

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Spurs’ Patty Mills receives February NBA Cares Community Assist Award presented by Kaiser Permanente

NBA and Kaiser Permanente to Donate $10,000 to Indigenous Basketball Australia

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NBA Draft 2021 presented by State Farm to take place on July 29

The Draft Lottery will be held on June 22; The Draft Combine will be June 21-27.

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NBA fines Julius Randle $15,000 for language, public criticism of officials

The on-court incident occurred following the Knicks' loss on March 21.

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Nikola Jokic, Giannis Antetokounmpo named NBA Players of the Week

Both superstars were at their best over the past week of games.

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Raptors coach Nick Nurse fined $50K

The Raptors coach threw his face mask and directed profanity toward game officials after the Raptors' loss on March 19.

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Paul George fined $35,000 for criticism of officiating

George made his comments to the media following a Clippers loss on March 17.

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Mavs issue statement on behalf of former center Shawn Bradley

The former NBA center and No. 2 overall pick in 1993 suffered his injury on Jan. 20, 2021 while riding his bike.

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WNBA to commemorate 25th season with “Count It” campaign

The WNBA launches special edition logo to showcase historic 25th season.

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USA Basketball announces 57 finalists for U.S. Olympic Men's Team

Fifteen players were added to a group headlined by LeBron James and Kevin Durant to bring the total to 57.

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LeBron James, Lakers lead NBA merchandise sales through 1st half of 2020-21

Results of the lists are based off sales on NBAStore.com for the first half of this season.

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Meyers Leonard fined $50K and suspended from team activities for 1 week

Leonard will also be required to participate in cultural diversity training.

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Jazz officially sign veteran forward Ersan Ilyasova

The 12-year NBA veteran last played with the Milwaukee Bucks last season.

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Wayne Embry, George Raveling and Bill Russell named winners of 2020 Mannie Jackson - Basketball’s Human Spirit Award

Hall of Fame recognizes leaders in basketball for humanitarian efforts.

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Hall of Fame announces 14 finalists for Class of 2021 election

Chris Bosh, Paul Pierce and coach Bill Russell are among the nine first-time finalists.

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Nets officially sign former All-Star Blake Griffin

Griffin signs with the Nets after agreeing to a buyout with the Pistons.

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Raptors announce all-female game broadcast team

In month-long celebration of women in sport, the Raptors will have an all-female broadcast team for March 24 game vs. Denver.

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NBA unveils logos for NBA All-Star 2022

The Cleveland Cavaliers will host the league's marquee midseason event for the third time next February.

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Joel Embiid, Ben Simmons (health & safety protocols) out for 2021 All-Star Game

The 76ers' star duo will miss the game because they had contact with an individual who tested positive for the coronavirus.

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Sixers' Joel Embiid to donate $100K to combat homelessness

The donation will be from the four-time All-Star's winnings from Sunday's NBA All-Star Game.

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Utah's Conley to replace Phoenix's Booker in 2021 NBA All-Star Game and MTN DEW 3-Point Contest

Jazz guard Mike Conley has been named an injury replacement by NBA Commissioner Adam Silver. This is Conley's first NBA All-Star selection in 14 seasons.

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By the numbers: NBA All-Star 2021

Check out some key stats and figures to know about everything at NBA All-Star 2021.

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Detroit Pistons reach buyout agreement with Blake Griffin

Griffin, who averaged 12.3 points and 5.2 rebounds with the Pistons this season, is now an unrestricted free agent.

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Utah's Donovan Mitchell, Rudy Gobert fined for conduct, criticism of officials

Mitchell and Gobert were critical of the officiating in Utah's recent loss to Philadelphia, with Mitchell ejected and knocking over a cooler while leaving.

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Team LeBron vs. Team Durant: NBA All-Star Draft rosters and results

Team captains LeBron James and Kevin Durant filled out their rosters at the NBA All-Star Draft.

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Zion, Morant lead 2021 Rising Stars Roster

RJ Barrett (Canada) and Rui Hachimura (Japan) headline World Team roster.

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Booker, Curry highlight 2021 MTN DEW 3-Point Contest field

Jayson Tatum, Jaylen Brown, Zach LaVine and Donovan Mitchell complete the star-studded 6-man field.

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Doncic, Paul headline 2021 Taco Bell Skills Challenge field

Domantas Sabonis, Nikola Vucevic, Julius Randle and Robert Covington round out the 6-man field.

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2021 AT&T Slam Dunk field revealed

Anfernee Simons, Cassius Stanley and Obi Toppin set to take flight in this year's competition.

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Quin Snyder, Steve Nash named NBA Coaches of the Month

The two coaches directed their team to conference-best records for February.

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Giannis Antetokounmpo, Devin Booker named NBA Players of the Week

Check out the performances from both players during Week 10.

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Hennessy becomes the NBA's first global spirits partner

Multiyear partnership expansion makes Hennessy the “Official Spirit of the NBA” worldwide.

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Domantas Sabonis to replace Kevin Durant in All-Star Game

Celtics' Jayson Tatum will be the starter in place of the injured Durant.

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Atlanta Dream's sale unanimously approved by WNBA, NBA BOGs

Larry Gottesdiener, ex-Dream star Renee Montgomery and Suzanne Abair comprise the team's new investor group.

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Timberwolves guard Malik Beasley suspended 12 games

Beasley pleading guilty to a felony charge following an incident in September.

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Devin Booker to replace Anthony Davis in NBA All-Star Game

Suns star will replace the injured Laker and make his second straight All-Star Game.

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NBA unveils game and national television schedules for second half of 2020-21 season

NBA announces second half of regular-season schedule, which begins on March 11 and concludes May 17.

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Lakers waive Quinn Cook

Cook appeared in 16 games for the Lakers this season.

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Harden, Lillard headline 2021 NBA All-Star reserves

Four of the 14 reserves are first-time All-Star selections: Jaylen Brown, Zach LaVine, Julius Randle and Zion Williamson.

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Kai Sotto, G League Ignite mutually agree to not rejoin team

Kai Sotto, who is now back in the U.S. after the FIBA qualifiers got cancelled, will no longer rejoin Ignite in the NBA G League.

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Damian Lillard, James Harden named NBA Players of the Week

Check out the performances from both players during Week 9.

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Minnesota Timberwolves relieve Ryan Saunders of head coaching duties

Ryan Saunders was relieved of his duties as Timberwolves head coach effective immediately, the team announced on Monday.

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Pistons' Delon Wright has groin strain, will be reevaluated in 2 weeks

Wright suffered the injury in the Pistons' 109-95 loss to the Grizzlies on Feb. 19.

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76ers' Doc Rivers to coach Team Durant in All-Star Game

Philadelphia's coach guided the Eastern Conference in the 2008 and 2011 NBA All-Star Games as the Boston Celtics’ coach.

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Utah's Quin Snyder earns spot as coach of Team LeBron in 2021 NBA All-Star Game

Snyder will be coaching in his first NBA All-Star Game.

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2021 NBA All-Star Game starters revealed

LeBron James and Kevin Durant tabbed as captains for this season's All-Star Game.

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NBA All-Star 2021 to be held on March 7 in Atlanta, supporting HBCUs and COVID-19 equity efforts

NBA All-Star Game and skills competition to take place on one night for first time, with oncourt action beginning at 6:30 p.m. ET on TNT.

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Nets officially sign defensive stopper Andre Roberson

The seven-year NBA veteran was an All-Defensive second team selection in 2017.

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Upcoming Spurs and Hornets games postponed

San Antonio's next 3 games and Charlotte's next 2 games have been postponed in accordance with the NBA’s Health and Safety Protocols

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Nets' Durant, Lakers' James lead first fan returns of NBA All-Star Voting 2021

Kevin Durant and LeBron James lead their respective conferences in the first fan returns of 2021 NBA All-Star Voting.

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Zero players tested positive in latest COVID-19 results

The NBA and NBPA announce results for players tested since Jan. 27.

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Nets sign veteran guard Iman Shumpert

The defensive specialist returns for his second stint in Brooklyn.

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Donovan Mitchell receives offseason NBA Cares Community Assist Award

Mitchell receives the award in recognition of his continued efforts to advance social justice and champion education.

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NBA to adjust schedule for first half of 2020-21 season

League announces three game modifications for next week.

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NBA All-Star Voting presented by AT&T tips off Thursday, Jan. 28

NBA All-Star Voting 2021 will run from Jan. 28 to Feb. 16, giving fans the opportunity to vote for the NBA All-Star starters.

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Grizzlies' next 3 games postponed for Health and Safety Protocols

Memphis' next 3 games were against Portland and Sacramento.

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11 players test positive in latest COVID-19 results

The NBA and NBPA announce results for players tested since Jan. 13.

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Damian Lillard, Kevin Durant named NBA Players of the Week

Both players were dominant leaders during Week 4.

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CJ McCollum out at least 4 weeks with fractured left foot

The star Portland guard will miss roughly 17 games before being reevaluated.

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76ers vs. Thunder postponed in accordance with league's Health and Safety Protocols

Because of ongoing contact tracing within the Sixers, the team does not have the league-required eight available players.

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Nets GM Sean Marks releases statement on Kyrie Irving

Kyrie Irving remains away from the team due to personal reasons.

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Jazz-Wizards game postponed for Health and Safety Protocols

Washington does not have the minimum eight players because of ongoing contact tracing on the team.

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Sixers fined $25,000 for violating league's injury-reporting rules

The violation occurred when the team failed to list Ben Simmons on its initial injury report for the Jan. 9 game vs. Denver.

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New Orleans vs. Dallas, Boston vs. Chicago games postponed

Two games slated this week have been postponed by the NBA.

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Bogdan Bogdanovic suffers knee fracture, treatment plan to be determined

One of the Hawks' marquee offseason additions will be out indefinitely.

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Heat-Celtics game postponed due to Health and Safety Protocols

Due to Miami not having enough players available, the game has been postponed in accordance with the league’s Health and Safety Protocols.

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Hawks guard Rajon Rondo to rest, rehab right knee

The offseason signing will be reassessed after missing the next three games.

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Jazz guard Jordan Clarkson fined $25,000 for making contact with official

Jordan Clarkson has been fined $25,000 for making contact with a game official, it was announced today by Kiki VanDeWeghe, Executive Vice President, Basketball Operations.

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NBA rosters feature 107 international players from 41 countries

A record 17 Canadian players and a record-tying 14 African players are rosters this season.

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Hawks exercise options on Trae Young, Kevin Huerter, De'Andre Hunter, Cam Reddish

Atlanta has drafted well in recent years, including the selection of budding star Trae Young in 2018.