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8:03 PM ET Associated Press MILWAUKEE — The Bucks have assigned Thanasis Antetokounmpo, the older brother of reigning MVP Giannis Antetokounmpo, to the G League. The Bucks announced Wednesday that Antetokounmpo and Dragan Bender have been assigned to the Wisconsin Herd. Antetokounmpo, who signed a two-year, minimum contract with Milwaukee during the offseason, has appeared
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1:09 PM ET All-Star swingman Paul George will make his franchise debut for the LA Clippers during the team’s upcoming road trip, league sources told ESPN’s Adrian Wojnarowski. The Clippers visit the Houston Rockets on Wednesday and the New Orleans Pelicans on Thursday. George and the Clippers are still deciding on when he’ll appear, but
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5:36 PM ET SAN FRANCISCO — Golden State Warriors guard Damion Lee suffered a non-displaced fracture of the fourth metacarpal in his right hand during Monday night’s loss to the Utah Jazz, the team announced Tuesday after an MRI revealed the fracture. Lee, who is on a two-way contract with the Warriors for the second
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2:34 PM ET Houston guard Eric Gordon will have knee surgery and will be out six weeks, Rockets coach Mike D’Antoni said Tuesday. 2 Related Gordon had an MRI Tuesday morning that showed “significant” debris and opted for the procedure, which will take place Wednesday, D’Antoni said. “It’s been bothering him, actually, from the middle
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3:12 AM ET LOS ANGELES — Before facing his old team for the first time since winning the championship, Kawhi Leonard ran into some of his former Toronto Raptors teammates and team staff members. “Hey, hey, hey,” Leonard said with a smile to one Raptor, echoing the phrase that went viral on opening night when
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12:13 AM ET NEW YORK — Following a Brooklyn Nets preseason game on Friday that saw two groups of protesters wearing T-shirts that said “Stand with Hong Kong,” guard Kyrie Irving met with reporters and talked about his thoughts on last week’s tense trip to China for the first time. Irving specifically addressed what transpired
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11:44 AM ET A severe injury has been ruled out for Zion Williamson‘s right knee, but he is expected to miss a period of weeks to start regular season, league sources told ESPN’s Adrian Wojnarowski. The Pelicans traveled to New York to take on the Knicks on Friday, but Williamson did not make the trip.
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12:11 AM ET Eric WoodyardESPN MILWAUKEE — Two things stood out to Giannis Antetokounmpo as he glanced at the stat sheet while addressing media members Thursday night following the completion of the Milwaukee Bucks‘ first undefeated preseason since 1997: 3-pointers and turnovers. Despite the Bucks committing 21 turnovers and going 11-for-40 (27.5%) from 3 in
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