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London Johnson, a four-star recruit in the 2023 recruiting class, will bypass college and sign a two-year contract with the G League Ignite. He has also reclassified to 2022. Per ESPN’s ranking, he’s the No. 32 overall prospect in the 2023 recruiting class. Though, 247Sports has the young star ranked at No. 37 overall and […]

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Author: James Foglio
Posted: October 3, 2022, 6:58 pm

Philadelphia 76ers guard James Harden is aiming to elevate his performance in the 2022-23 season. Last season, the 10-time All-Star missed games due to a lingering hamstring injury. This time around, Harden hopes he can still play with the same level of explosiveness he did while with the Houston Rockets. In the 2018-19 season, the […]

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Author: James Foglio
Posted: October 3, 2022, 4:37 pm

The Los Angeles Lakers key decision makers have seriously considered a blockbuster trade including Russell Westbrook, according to a report. Westbrook, 33, is a former MVP and nine-time NBA All-Star alongside nine All-NBA honors, but has been a shadow of the player he once was since teaming up with LeBron James and Anthony Davis in […]

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Author: Joe Lyons
Posted: October 3, 2022, 3:49 pm

On Sunday, the Adelaide 36ers of the NBL made history in their 134-124 win over the Phoenix Suns, becoming the first Australian-based club to defeat an NBA team. At one point, the 36ers had a 16-point lead. The 36ers became the first non-NBA team to win a preseason game in the United States since Fenderbahce […]

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Author: James Foglio
Posted: October 3, 2022, 3:30 pm

Ben Simmons will make his Brooklyn Nets debut vs former team Philadelphia 76ers on Monday in his side’s first preseason game ahead of the 2022-23 NBA campaign. Simmons was at the center of the NBA’s biggest holdout to date and is the most fined player in league history after refusing to play for the Philadelphia […]

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Author: Joe Lyons
Posted: October 3, 2022, 2:27 pm

The Miami Heat and guard Tyler Herro have agreed to a four-year, $120 million contract extension. Per sources, this is a fully guaranteed deal. This multi-year contract also includes $10 million in incentives. Therefore, Herro can receive a maximum amount of $130 million. While the incentives are unknown, several NBA players receive bonuses for receiving […]

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Author: James Foglio
Posted: October 3, 2022, 2:23 pm

Jaylen Brown scored a game-high 24 points as the Boston Celtics cruised past the Charlotte Hornets in Joe Mazzulla’s first outing as head coach of the 17-time NBA champions. TD Garden welcomed the reigning Eastern Conference champions back home on Sunday afternoon in Boston’s first preseason game ahead of the upcoming 2022-23 campaign and the […]

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Author: Joe Lyons
Posted: October 3, 2022, 12:48 pm

Larry Nance Jr. had a roller coaster ride last season. He started the year with the Portland Trail Blazers but then was traded to New Orleans Pelicans in the C.J. McCollum deal. While his numbers were not anything to write home about, Nance Jr. still filled vital roles for both teams. The son of former […]

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Author: Mathew Huff
Posted: October 1, 2022, 10:17 pm

The Denver Nuggets were very busy this off-season. After a less-than-desirable outcome in the playoffs, it was clear the franchise still had some work to do in order to compete with the best in the league. Granted, missing your second and third-best players for an entire season makes things more difficult. However, the Golden State […]

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Author: Mathew Huff
Posted: October 1, 2022, 5:23 pm

Since Robert Sarver is selling the Phoenix Suns, Hall of Famer Shaquille O’Neal is set to join billionaire Jeff Bezos in a bid to purchase the NBA franchise. Per sources, Bob Iger might buy a share as well. Following an investigation into allegations of workplace misconduct involving Sarver, the Suns owner was suspended one year […]

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Author: James Foglio
Posted: October 1, 2022, 4:57 pm