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Avery Bradley of LA Clippers out with sports hernia injury

PLAYA VISTA, Calif. -- In a season that has been marred by injuries to almost everyone, the LA Clippers are preparing for another starter to miss an extended period of time.Shooting guard Avery Bradley, who was just acquired...

Los Angeles Lakers’ Kentavious Caldwell-Pope scores eight 3-pointers in win over Sacramento Kings

SACRAMENTO, Calif. -- Feeling healthy and free of the legal burden that resulted in a 25-day sentence for a probation violation earlier this season, Kentavious Caldwell-Pope tied his career high with eight 3-pointers made and nearly became only...

Jimmy Butler of Minnesota Timberwolves has meniscus injury

Minnesota Timberwolves All-Star Jimmy Butler suffered a right meniscus injury, an MRI revealed on Saturday.The team will announce updates on Butler's progress as information becomes available.Butler posted on social media a photo along with a caption that included...

Oklahoma City Thunder star Carmelo Anthony is learning to accept a new role

Behold the man in his element: back to the basket at the right elbow, ball held high, roughly 17 feet away. It's a sight embedded deep in the culture, as instantly recognizable as a logo for a national...

Jimmy Butler of Minnesota Timberwolves leaves game with knee injury

Minnesota Timberwolves All-Star Jimmy Butler left Friday night's 120-102 loss to the Houston Rockets with a right knee injury.Butler drove into the paint with about three minutes remaining in the third quarter, missed a short jumper, but then...

Zach Lowe 10 things I like and don’t like, including the new NBA All-Star...

Let's roll with our last batch of an eventful February:1. The new All-Star GameI'm not sure the new method of picking teams caused players to try harder. Any dramatic formatting change would have thrown into stark relief how...

Bulls take tanking baton from 76ers

CHICAGO -- Fred Hoiberg couldn't believe what he had just seen.With eight seconds left and his team clinging to a one-point lead in a game in which his Chicago Bulls once trailed by as many as 18, the...

Los Angeles Clippers guard Avery Bradley out tonight against the Golden State Warriors

LA Clippers guard Avery Bradley has a sports hernia and won't play tonight against the Golden State Warriors, head coach Doc Rivers said.Ty Wallace will start in Bradley's place.Clippers guard Avery Bradley (11) will miss tonight's game against...

With no trip to White House planned, Golden State Warriors to spend part of...

2:35 AM ETChris HaynesCloseESPN Staff WriterCovers NBA and Warriors for ESPN.com Covered Cavaliers and NBA for Cleveland Plain Dealer from 2014-2016 Covered Trail Blazers for Comcast SportsNet NW from 2011-2014 Fresno State University graduateRamona ShelburneCloseESPN Senior WriterSenior writer for ESPN.comSpent seven...

Marcus Smart of Boston Celtics told he’s lucky hand injury wasn’t worse

WALTHAM, Mass. -- Boston Celtics guard Marcus Smart said doctors told him to play the lottery after he avoided what could have been a season-ending injury when he punched a glass picture frame out of frustration last month...
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FOXBOROUGH, Mass. -- In its latest controversial decision about a catch, the NFL overturned a four-yard touchdown reception by Buffalo Bills wide receiver...

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