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Kyrie Irving asked the Brooklyn Nets to move him prior to next Thursday’s trade deadline, and the Los Angeles Lakers are among the teams interested in trading for the eight-time All-Star. However, the Lakers have only two first-round picks for the remainder of the decade. “The framework of a potential deal would be Russell Westbrook […]

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Author: James Foglio
Posted: February 4, 2023, 3:58 pm

Buddy Hield of the Indiana Pacers is the fifth player in NBA history to drain 200 3-pointers in at least five straight seasons, joining Stephen Curry, Klay Thompson, James Harden, and Damian Lillard. Hield is also the first player this season to reach 200 3-pointers. Through 54 starts, the Pacers forward is averaging 17.4 points, […]

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Author: James Foglio
Posted: February 4, 2023, 2:57 pm

Betfred USA has continued its aggressive US expansion with the launch of online operations in the state of Virginia, as the official sports betting partner of Loudoun United FC.  What does the partnership entail? The partnership not only facilitates Betfred’s Virginia online sports betting launch, but will also see the brand take prominent advertising inventory. […]

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Author: Ollie Ring
Posted: February 4, 2023, 2:43 pm

Milwaukee Bucks forwards Giannis Antetokounmpo (right knee soreness) and Marjon Beauchamp (right patella tendinitis) were upgraded to probable for Saturday night’s home game against the Miami Heat. Antetokounmpo has missed 11 games so far this season. Beauchamp was absent for seven of Milwaukee’s last 10 games. Serge Ibaka (personal) and Bobby Portis (right MCL sprain) […]

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Author: James Foglio
Posted: February 4, 2023, 1:41 am

The Raptors are not having the season they set out to when the tournament began, as they desired to be a title-contending force but in reality sit five games under .500, and five games back of the sixth seed. This is probably the reason why there have been rumors surrounding the team about dissatisfied players wanting […]

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Author: Antonio Kozlow
Posted: February 3, 2023, 10:45 pm

Philadelphia 76ers center Joel Embiid (left foot soreness) is questionable for Friday night’s road game against the San Antonio Spurs. The six-time All-Star is the only player listed for Philly. Embiid is climbing the MVP ladder. A few sportsbooks are giving the center second-shortest odds to win MVP. Nikola Jokic of the Denver Nuggets is […]

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Author: James Foglio
Posted: February 3, 2023, 8:28 pm

In a shocking turn of events, Brooklyn Nets all-star PG Kyrie Irving wants out of Brooklyn. He informed the team today that he prefers to be traded before the deadline which ends next Thursday. That leaves the Nets in an extremely tough position with just six days to try and get a deal done. Both […]

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Author: Zach Wolpin
Posted: February 3, 2023, 7:44 pm

Detroit Pistons guard Hamidou Diallo (non-COVID illness) has been upgraded to available for Friday night’s home game versus the Charlotte Hornets. Detroit’s Cory Joseph (low back soreness) is now out as well. Diallo has missed nine games so far this season. He’s currently in the final season of his two-year, $10.4 million contract. Cade Cunningham […]

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Author: James Foglio
Posted: February 3, 2023, 7:40 pm

Watch AJ Griffin gift Dejounte Murray an endless supply of Polynesian sauce from Chick-fil-A in the locker room, following the Atlanta Hawks’ 132-100 win over the Phoenix Suns on Wednesday night. Griffin handed Murray a box wrapped with Instagram messages from fans discussing his love of the sweet and sour sauce. After seeing the wrapping, […]

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Author: James Foglio
Posted: February 3, 2023, 6:40 pm

The lure of Ben Simmons has fallen off quickly for the Brooklyn Nets as he continues to struggle finding his way. He’s already missed 14 games this season due to injuries, including the last three in a row for the Nets with knee soreness. Today, Simmons had an MRI done on his knee and the […]

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Author: Zach Wolpin
Posted: February 3, 2023, 6:33 pm