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Associated Press May 17, 2024, 11:32 PM ET Open Extended Reactions INDIANAPOLIS — Pascal Siakam had 25 points and seven rebounds, Myles Turner added 17 points and eight rebounds, and the Indiana Pacers turned the tables on the New York Knicks with a 116-103 victory on Friday night to even the Eastern Conference semifinals at
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Adrian Wojnarowski, ESPNMay 17, 2024, 07:58 PM ET Open Extended Reactions Boston Celtics center Kristaps Porzingis is expected to remain sidelined for Games 1 and 2 of the Eastern Conference finals next week, but there’s optimism he’ll be able to return sometime in the series — barring any setbacks, sources told ESPN on Friday. Porzingis
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Associated Press May 17, 2024, 05:30 PM ET Open Extended Reactions PHOENIX — Mike Budenholzer got a little teary-eyed talking about his past in Arizona, describing an idyllic childhood in the small town of Holbrook, about three hours northeast of Phoenix. Those tears dried up in a hurry when talking about his future. “It’s mind-boggling
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ESPN News Services May 16, 2024, 11:11 PM ET Open Extended Reactions MINNEAPOLIS — Anthony Edwards scored 27 points to pull the Minnesota Timberwolves out of their mid-series slump and deliver a flawless 115-70 victory over the Denver Nuggets on Thursday night to force a Game 7 in this roller-coaster playoff matchup. The 45-point win
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Associated Press May 16, 2024, 02:19 PM ET Open Extended Reactions PARIS — With Victor Wembanyama as the focal point, France coach Vincent Collet announced an extended list of 19 players Thursday for his preliminary roster for the Paris 2024 Olympics. Fresh off winning the NBA Rookie of the Year award, the 7-foot-3 Wembanyama will
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Field Level Media May 16, 2024, 12:56 PM ET Open Extended Reactions Philadelphia 76ers guard Tyrese Maxey was named the 2023-24 NBA Sportsmanship Award winner on Thursday. Maxey, 23, adds the accompanying Joe Dumars Trophy to his Most Improved Player Award announced last month. Tyrese Maxey’s parents surprised him with the Joe Dumars Trophy as
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Eric Moody, ESPNMay 16, 2024, 10:30 AM ET Close Former manager at a Fortune 100 financial services company, now living my dream creating fantasy and sports betting content about the NFL, NBA, and WNBA for ESPN. Open Extended Reactions The Denver Nuggets and the Minnesota Timberwolves will face off on Thursday night for Game 6
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Associated Press May 16, 2024, 12:15 AM ET Open Extended Reactions OKLAHOMA CITY — Luka Doncic scored 31 points in a triple-double, and the Dallas Mavericks beat the Oklahoma City Thunder 104-92 on Wednesday night to take a 3-2 lead in the Western Conference semifinal series. Doncic, the league’s leading scorer in the regular season,
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Tim Bontemps, ESPNMay 16, 2024, 12:44 AM ET Open Extended Reactions BOSTON — After Cleveland saw its season end in a 113-98 loss to the Boston Celtics in Game 5 of the Eastern Conference semifinals Wednesday night, Cavaliers coach J.B. Bickerstaff said he wants to continue being the team’s head coach. “Yeah,” Bickerstaff said when
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