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Shootaround (May 16) — MRI reveals no structural damage to Andre Iguodala's knee

No. 1 Reports: Iguodala questionable for Game 2 — The San Antonio Spurs will be without their star small forward, Kawhi Leonard, for Game 2 of the Western Conference finals tonight (9 ET, ESPN). One of the players tasked with guarding Leonard and the Spurs’ other wing players, Golden State’s Andre Iguodala, ...

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New Orleans Pelicans owner Club sticking with GM Dell Demps, coach Alvin Gentry

NEW ORLEANS —  A second straight non-playoff season will not cost general manager Dell Demps and coach Alvin Gentry their jobs – at least not before the start of next season. How much patience owner Tom Benson, who turns 90 in July, and Executive Vice President Mickey Loomis will have with ...

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LA Clippers to own, operate new G-League team in Ontario

LOS ANGELES (AP) — The Los Angeles Clippers will have their own team in the NBA’s soon-to-be renamed G-League that will be called the Agua Caliente Clippers of Ontario. They said Monday that the new team will begin play this fall at Citizens Business Bank Arena, located 40 miles east ...

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San Antonio Spurs' Kawhi Leonard ruled out for Game 2 vs. Golden State Warriors

SAN FRANCISCO (AP) — Spurs coach Gregg Popovich has ruled Kawhi Leonard out for Game 2 of the Western Conference finals with a sprained left ankle after what Popovich described as a “dangerous” and “unsportsmanlike” closeout by Golden State’s Zaza Pachulia. Leonard had an MRI on Monday and Popovich had no ...

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Gregg Popovich says Zaza Pachulia's closeout on Kawhi Leonard was 'unnatural'

Midway through the third quarter yesterday during Game 1 of the Western Conference Finals between the San Antonio Spurs and the Golden State Warriors, Spurs forward Kawhi Leonard went up for a jump shot, landed on the foot of Warriors center Zaza Pachulia, and Leonard sprained his already sore left ...

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All-NBA teams, NBA award finalists to be released Thursday on TNT

NEW YORK — The All-NBA Teams and NBA Awards finalists will be revealed this week, the NBA announced today. On Thursday, May 18, the league will announce the All-NBA First, Second and Third Teams. Ahead of Game 2 of the Eastern Conference Finals on TNT, the finalists for the NBA Awards ...

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Report: Cleveland Cavaliers to wear Goodyear logo on jerseys next season

CLEVELAND (AP) — A person familiar with the contract says the NBA champion Cavaliers will wear Goodyear’s wing-foot logo on their jerseys starting next season. The team will announce a multi-year sponsorship deal with the Akron-based tire manufacturer, said the person who spoke on condition of anonymity because the Cavs and ...

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Shootaround (May 15) — Washington Wizards, Boston Celtics gear up for Game 7

No. 1: Wizards getting Game 7 experience tonight against Celtics — Tonight in Boston, the Celtics will square off against the Washington Wizards in Game 7 of their Eastern Conference semifinals series (8 ET, TNT). Including the regular season, these two teams have played 10 times this season, with the home ...

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Shootaround (May 17) — Washington Wizards, Boston Celtics gear up for Game 7

[unable to retrieve full-text content] No. 1: Wizards getting Game 7 experience tonight against Celtics — Tonight in Boston, the Celtics will square off against the Washington Wizards in Game 7 of their Eastern Conference semifinals series (8 ET, TNT). Including the regular season, these two teams have played 10 ...

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