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NBA round-up: Giannis Antetokounmpo leads Bucks to win over Mavericks

Giannis Antetokounmpo scored 31 points and nine rebounds to lead the Milwaukee Bucks to victory over Luka Doncic’s Dallas Mavericks, while LeBron James helped the Los Angeles Lakers to a comfortable win against the New Orleans Pelicans. The Cleveland Cavaliers edged past the New York Knicks thanks to a huge 33-point, 23-rebound performance from Andre […]

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Sources: NBA moving toward expanded rosters

Host of The Woj Pod Joined ESPN in 2017 Amid thinning rosters in the darkest days of the coronavirus pandemic, the NBA is progressing toward an expansion of regular-season rosters, sources told ESPN. The NBA and National Basketball Players Association must still agree on the details of granting teams an additional two-way roster spot for […]

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Source: Draymond T lifted after ref’s mea culpa

Nick Friedell is the Chicago Bulls beat reporter for ESPN Chicago. Friedell is a graduate of the S.I. Newhouse School of Public Communications at Syracuse University and joined ESPNChicago.com for its launch in April 2009. The NBA has rescinded Golden State Warriors forward Draymond Green’s second technical foul from Thursday night’s loss to the New […]

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‘I can care less about that’: Lakers’ LeBron James indifferent about defeating Bucks’ Giannis Antetokounmpo

Los Angeles Lakers forward LeBron James became irritated last season with the vast majority of voters that chose Milwaukee Bucks Giannis Antetokounmpo as the regular-season MVP over him. But after the Lakers finished with a 113-106 win over the Bucks on Thursday, James sounded apathetic over winning the head-to-head scoring matchup over Antetokounmpo (34-25). “I […]

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Sources: Cavs look to trade Porter after outburst

ESPN.com NBA writer since 2010 Covered Cleveland Cavs for seven years Author of two books The Cleveland Cavaliers are planning to trade or waive 2019 first round pick Kevin Porter Jr., sources confirmed to ESPN. Porter hadn’t played and largely been away from the team this season for what has been termed personal reasons. He […]

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NBA: LeBron James pours in 34 points as Lakers beat Bucks

MILWAUKEE (REUTERS) – LeBron James scored a season-high 34 points to help keep the Los Angeles Lakers undefeated on the road this National Basketball Association season with a 113-106 win against the Milwaukee Bucks on Thursday (Jan 21). The Lakers extended their franchise-best road start to 8-0. Los Angeles’ Kentavious Caldwell-Pope made a season-high seven […]