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Tuesday, February 19, 2019

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Nets guard Spencer Dinwiddie wears Stan Lee, Marvel-inspired sneakers against the Heat

7:00 PM ETRachel MarcusESPN Editor Close ESPN Editor Joined ESPN in 2013 Maryland native, Syracuse graduateNets guard Spencer Dinwiddie -- who is wearing a different pair of sneakers for each game this season -- is honoring Marvel icon...

Zach Lowe’s on NBA Hall of Fame absurdities

I've suggested on podcasts that the Naismith Memorial Basketball Hall of Fame should construct a wing devoted to NBA absurdities. The NBA is the most absurd major U.S. sports league, churning out a never-ending stream of on-court bloopers,...

Who are the most overrated fantasy basketball players?

At this late juncture in our fantasy campaign, players have roughly established their final range of Player Rater value. A late surge, collapse or injury can nudge a player up or down a few spots, but narratives for...

Jason Kidd, Steve Nash among first-time candidates for Naismith Memorial Basketball Hall of Fame

Two of the premier passers in NBA history headline the list of eligible candidates for the Naismith Memorial Basketball Hall of Fame's Class of 2018.Jason Kidd and Steve Nash, who rank second and third in career assists, respectively,...

MRI reveals chronic tendinitis in left Achilles of Hornets’ Nicolas Batum

Charlotte Hornets forward Nicolas Batum was diagnosed with chronic tendinitis in his left Achilles and could miss multiple games, league sources told ESPN's Adrian Wojnarowski.Batum underwent an MRI exam Sunday, revealing the extent of the injury after leaving...

NBA — Celtics are letting their putrid offense affect their play

4:46 AM ETTim BontempsESPN BOSTON -- After Celtics head coach Brad Stevens watched Utah Jazz power forward Derrick Favors slam home three thunderous alley-oop dunks early in the fourth quarter here at TD Garden on Saturday night, he...

Kyrie Irving on staying with Boston Celtics — ‘I’m happy here’

Kyrie Irving made a splash Thursday night at the Boston Celtics' annual Fan Appreciation Night by announcing his intention to re-sign with them after season's end.On Friday, he explained his decision further -- casting light on the turnaround...

Jimmy Butler trade – Jimmy Butler trade

5:14 PM ETAndre SnellingsESPN The Minnesota Timberwolves have agreed to trade Jimmy Butler and Justin Patton to the Philadelphia 76ers in exchange for Robert Covington, Dario Saric, Jerryd Bayless and a second-round pick. On an organizational level, this...

Milwaukee Bucks optimistic on re-signing Tony Snell

The Milwaukee Bucks are optimistic about coming to terms on a new deal with restricted free-agent guard Tony Snell, league sources told ESPN.Sources told ESPN that the Bucks plan to move aggressively to come to terms with Snell...

LeBron James, Cavaliers open East finals by shutting down Celtics – Cleveland Cavaliers Blog

BOSTON -- When LeBron James played his first playoff game in Boston, Celtics rookie Jaylen Brown was just 11 years old. Brad Stevens had just finished his first season as a head coach. Tyronn Lue was playing for...

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Arizona Coyotes add John MacLean and Scott Allen as assistant coaches

GLENDALE, Ariz. -- The Arizona Coyotes hired John MacLean and Scott Allen on Wednesday as assistant coaches on Rick Tocchet's staff.MacLean played 18...

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