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Rivers: Simmons drama muting fun for 76ers

ESPN.com NBA writer since 2010 Covered Cleveland Cavs for seven years Author of two books NEW ORLEANS — Philadelphia 76ers coach Doc Rivers said the typical fun that surrounds opening day is muted with star point guard Ben Simmons back home under team suspension as his trade demand has kept the team dealing with drama. […]

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Harden: Lack of extension ‘nothing to worry about’

Ohm Youngmisuk has covered the Giants, Jets and the NFL since 2006. Prior to that, he covered the Nets, Knicks and the NBA for nearly a decade. He joined ESPNNewYork.com after working at the New York Daily News for almost 12 years and is a graduate of Michigan State University. Follow him on Twitter »  Ohm’s […]

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Agent rips Kings after Bagley told he won’t start

ESPN.com NBA writer since 2010 Covered Cleveland Cavs for seven years Author of two books The high-powered agent who represents Sacramento Kings forward Marvin Bagley issued a rare public rebuke of the team’s treatment of his client on the eve of his final season under contract. “Sacramento has informed Marvin Bagley he is not in […]

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NBA preview: Everything you need to know for the 2021-22 season

The 2021-22 NBA season is here! Less than three months ago, Giannis Antetokounmpo and the Milwaukee Bucks were hoisting the Larry O’Brien Trophy after winning Game 6 of the NBA Finals over the Phoenix Suns. After somehow squeezing in the NBA draft, free agency, summer league and preseason into another truncated offseason, the league is […]

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Sources: Suns’ talks with Ayton end without deal

Talks between the Phoenix Suns and Deandre Ayton on an extension to his rookie contract have ended without a deal, sources told ESPN’s Adrian Wojnarowski on Monday. Ayton expected a maximum contract and owner Robert Sarver hasn’t offered it yet for the 2018 No. 1 overall pick. Ayton, a key part of the Suns’ run […]

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Agents: Suns’ Bridges nets 4-yr, $90M extension

Host of The Woj Pod Joined ESPN in 2017 Phoenix Suns guard/forward Mikal Bridges has agreed to a four-year, $90 million rookie contract extension, his agents, Sam Goldfeder and Jordan Gertler of Excel Sports, told ESPN on Sunday. Bridges’ deal — averaging $22.5 million per season — is fully guaranteed, the agents said, and starts […]