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Miles Bridges: Charlotte Hornets forward charged with felony domestic and child abuse in alleged assault on partner

Miles Bridges: Charlotte Hornets forward charged with felony domestic and child abuse in alleged assault on partner

CNN — Charlotte Hornets forward Miles Bridges was charged with felony domestic and child abuse stemming from an alleged assault on his partner that happened in front of their children, Los Angeles prosecutors said Tuesday. Bridges, 24, faces one felony count of injuring a child’s parent and two felony counts of child abuse under circumstances …

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Donovan Mitchell throws out first pitch before Cyclones game

Donovan Mitchell throws out first pitch before Cyclones game

The uncertainty over Donovan Mitchell’s future doesn’t seem to be bothering him. Though the three-time All-Star guard’s name has been bandied about in trade rumors, with the Knicks interested in landing the high-scoring standout and the rebuilding Jazz believed to be serious about moving him, Mitchell enjoyed a Saturday in Coney Island. Mitchell took several …

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Phoenix Suns match Indiana Pacers' 4-year, $133 million offer sheet to Deandre Ayton, agents say

Phoenix Suns match Indiana Pacers’ 4-year, $133 million offer sheet to Deandre Ayton, agents say

The Phoenix Suns matched the Indiana Pacers’ four-year, $133 million offer sheet for restricted free agent center Deandre Ayton, clearing the way for him to return to the franchise, his agents, Bill Duffy and Nima Namakian, told ESPN on Thursday night. The Suns had until 11:59 pm ET on Saturday to match the largest offer …

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Denver Nuggets, Kentavious Caldwell-Pope agree to 2-year, $30 million contract extension

Denver Nuggets, Kentavious Caldwell-Pope agree to 2-year, $30 million contract extension

Denver Nuggets guard Kentavious Caldwell-Pope has agreed on a two-year, $30 million extension his agent, Klutch Sports CEO Rich Paul, told ESPN on Wednesday night. The deal, which starts with the 2023-24 season, includes a player option, Paul said. Caldwell-Pope had been entering the final year of his contract, which will pay him $14 million. …

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NBA stiffens penalty for transition take foul, approves permanent play-in tournament

NBA stiffens penalty for transition take foul, approves permanent play-in tournament

LAS VEGAS — The NBA has completed the process of changing the transition take foul rule, ending years of discussion about what to do with the long-maligned tactic. Also as expected, the play-in tournament is going to be around for the foreseeable future. The league’s board of governors finalized those two matters on Tuesday, approving …

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New Orleans Pelicans draft pick EJ Liddell suffers torn ACL in right knee, out indefinitely

New Orleans Pelicans draft pick EJ Liddell suffers torn ACL in right knee, out indefinitely

7:27 PM ET Andrew LopezESPN LAS VEGAS — New Orleans Pelicans second-round pick EJ Liddell suffered a torn ACL in his right knee during Monday’s summer league contest and will be out indefinitely. Liddell went down in the third quarter of the game against the Atlanta Hawks when his right knee buckled underneath him. In …

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NBA summer league 2022 - Paolo Banchero, Jaden Ivey and the rookies who've shined in Las Vegas

NBA summer league 2022 – Paolo Banchero, Jaden Ivey and the rookies who’ve shined in Las Vegas

NBA 2K23 Summer League kicked off Thursday night with a matchup between Orlando’s Paolo Banchero and Houston’s Jabari Smith Jr., the No. 1 and No. 3 picks, respectively, in last month’s NBA draft. The Magic won 91-77 in the first meeting between two of the NBA’s most anticipated rookies, with Banchero notching 17 points, 4 …

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