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Rare Air: Jordan sneakers sell for record $1.47M

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A pair of game-worn Michael Jordan sneakers from his rookie season sold for $1.472 million to high-end card collector Nick Fiorella on Sunday during Sotheby’s Icons of Excellence & Haute Luxury auction in Las Vegas, shattering the record for most expensive game-worn footwear. The sneakers were donned in Jordan’s fifth......

Dream job: Padover leaves Aces, new Atlanta GM

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10:04 AM ET Mechelle VoepelESPN.com Close Mechelle Voepel covers the WNBA, women’s college basketball, and other college sports for espnW. Voepel began covering women’s basketball in 1984, and has been with ESPN since 1996. Dan Padover, the WNBA’s executive of the year for the past two seasons for Las Vegas,......

Fantasy basketball waiver wire finds: Opportunity knocking for Caruso, Poole and more

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Working the waiver wire is pivotal to succeeding in fantasy basketball. With so many games, injuries and endless shifts in rotations throughout the marathon campaign, we’ll need to source stats from free agency to maximize imaginary rosters. A willingness to entertain competition for the last few spots on your fantasy......

Michael Jordan game-worn sneakers sold for record price of nearly $1.5 million

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Melo’s career milestone helps Lakers to first win

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LOS ANGELES — Carmelo Anthony said the best part about passing Moses Malone for No. 9 on the all-time scoring list in the Los Angeles Lakers’ 121-118 win over the Memphis Grizzlies on Sunday is the level he’s been able to sustain nearly two decades into his NBA career. “I’m......

LeBron: Leg ‘sore’ after collision, hope to play Tue.

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LOS ANGELES — The Los Angeles Lakers barely escaped the Memphis Grizzlies in Sunday’s 121-118 win and LeBron James might have narrowly avoided another major injury. Grizzlies forward Desmond Bane collided with James’ right leg in the first half, causing James to tumble to the floor. The Lakers star remained......

James Harden feels like poster boy for NBA rule change on drawing fouls

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SI – For more and to sign up click here Joseph Salvador The NBA made a significant rule change during the offseason that disallowed players from leaning into defenders and relying on non-basketball moves to draw foul calls. Some players have been significantly impacted by the change and Nets guard......

KD says 1-2 Nets not waiting on Kyrie to ‘save us’

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NEW YORK — After Kevin Durant and James Harden were the only two Nets players to score in double figures Sunday against the Charlotte Hornets, Durant said Brooklyn is not losing confidence amid a 1-2 start and has enough to win without Kyrie Irving. Durant, who poured in 38 points......

Protesters show support for Irving’s vaccine stance ahead of Nets game

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Jun 5, 2021; Brooklyn, New York, USA; Brooklyn Nets point guard Kyrie Irving (11) reacts after making a basket against the Milwaukee Bucks during the second quarter of game one in the Eastern Conference semifinals of the 2021 NBA Playoffs at Barclays Center. Mandatory Credit: Brad Penner-USA TODAY Sports/File Photo......

Protestors gather at Nets’ Barclays Center to support Kyrie Irving

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Warriors poke fun at Klay Thompson after 75th Anniversary Team snub

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The Warriors decided to poke fun at guard Klay Thompson after the five-time All-Star was left off the NBA’s 75th Anniversary Team. Ahead of Saturday’s practice, a Thompson No. 77 jersey was placed in the guard’s locker, alluding to the fact that Thompson was kept off the ceremonial team unveiled......

Warriors rib snubbed Klay, gift him No. 77 jersey

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The Golden State Warriors decided to poke a little fun at Klay Thompson in honor of him being left off the NBA’s 75th anniversary team. Before Saturday’s practice, some of Thompson’s teammates hung a No. 77 jersey in his locker. Warriors forward Draymond Green posted two short videos on his......

Russ ‘OK with adversity’ amid Lakers’ slow start

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EL SEGUNDO, Calif. — As much as the new-look Los Angeles Lakers have preached patience, a winless exhibition slate, a handful of injuries and now an 0-2 start to the regular season — that included tensions boiling over in Friday’s loss to the Phoenix Suns — would test any team’s......

Vanessa Bryant details learning of Kobe, Gianna’s death

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SI – For more and to sign up click here Joseph Salvador In a deposition of obtained by The New York Times, Vanessa Bryant detailed learning that her husband, Kobe, and daughter, Gianna, had died in a helicopter crash in January 2020. Bryant was being questioned by a lawyer representing Los......

Kendall Jenner and Devin Booker Share a Sweet Victory Kiss at NBA Game – E! Online

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Score! Kendall kisses for the win! On Friday, Oct. 22, Kendall Jenner was photographed exchanging a sweet hug and smooch with boyfriend Devin Booker as he made his way off the basketball… E! Online – For more and to sign up click here To Return to the Main Aggregate News......

No point guards, some problems: What to expect from Nets, Sixers after two games

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1:27 AM ET Tim Bontemps Ohm Youngmisuk Close ESPN Staff Writer 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......

Anthony Davis, Dwight Howard fight: Lakers big men downplay scuffle

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http://www.si.com/.image/c_limit%2Ccs_srgb%2Cfl_progressive%2Ch_1200%2Cq_auto:good%2Cw_1200/MTg0NzY5NzMyNzg2NzkxOTEx/anthony-davis-dwight-howard.jpg Michael Shapiro A sluggish start to the 2021-22 season for the Lakers turned ugly late Friday night as big men Anthony Davis and Dwight Howard engaged in a late-game scuffle on Los Angeles’s bench.  Davis and Howard began arguing late in the second quarter during a Phoenix timeout. Howard......

Howard, AD downplay scuffle: ‘We squashed it’

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LOS ANGELES — The Lakers‘ rocky start to the season continued with teammates Anthony Davis and Dwight Howard getting involved in a heated exchange in the first half of Friday’s 115-105 loss to the Phoenix Suns. Amid a 27-11 run by Phoenix to take a 13-point halftime lead, Howard and......

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