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Booker rewards Suns fan after fracas in Denver

Zach Lowe (@ZachLowe_NBA) is a senior writer for ESPN Digital and Print. Devin Booker found his man. Booker, the Phoenix Suns’ All-Star guard, tweeted Monday that he wanted to know the identity of the Suns fan who was recorded punching a Denver Nuggets fan several times in the closing minutes of the Suns’ Game 3 […]

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Dallas Mavericks GM Donnie Nelson leaves franchise after 24 seasons

Dallas Mavericks general manager Donnie Nelson, instrumental in the clubs acquisitions of Dirk Nowitzki and Luka Doncic, is leaving the organisation after 24 seasons. The Mavericks said Wednesday the club and Nelson agreed to part ways, with owner Mark Cuban saying the son of former coach Don Nelson was instrumental to our success and helped […]

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How the Hawks flipped the script on the Sixers, again

NBA writer for ESPN.com since 2008 Former contributor and editor at NPR For 24 minutes in Game 5 of the Eastern Conference semifinals of the NBA playoffs, the Philadelphia 76ers appeared to be their best selves. A team that ranked near league average in offensive efficiency during the regular season popped the ball around the […]

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‘It’s insane’: LeBron tees off as carnage rocks NBA

Los Angeles Lakers superstar LeBron James slammed the NBA as LA Clippers star Kawhi Leonard became the latest player forced out of the playoffs by injury. James took to Twitter to offer an angry “I Told You So” to the league, blaming the increase in injuries on the shortest off-season ever, which has been followed […]

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Longtime Mavs exec Nelson out after 24 seasons

Joined ESPNDallas.com in September 2009 Covers the Dallas Cowboys and Dallas Mavericks Appears regularly on ESPN Dallas 103.3 FM Longtime Dallas Mavericks president of basketball operations and general manager Donnie Nelson is out after 24 seasons with the franchise, the team announced Wednesday. Nelson’s departure comes after internal friction due to the increasing decision-making influence […]

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Washington Wizards part ways with coach Scott Brooks after five seasons

Washington’s Scott Brooks led the Wizards from a 17-32 record to a spot in the playoffs, but he won’t return as the team’s coach, a person with knowledge of the situation told USA TODAY Sports. The person requested anonymity because he was not authorized to speak publicly until the team made an official announcement. Brooks’ […]