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Sam Amico has covered the NBA for 20 years, previously for SI.com, FOX Sports, CBS Sports, Amico Hoops and the Boston Herald.
LeBron James looks to pass vs. Joel Embiid (Getty)

West Notes: Lakers, LeBron James, Blazers, Jerami Grant, Jazz

Lakers LeBron James didn't really elaborate, but he did get straight to the point following the Lakers' 44-point road loss...
Tyrese Haliburton looks to pass as Malcolm Brogdon defends. (Getty)

Tyrese Haliburton after Pacers stunned at home by Blazers: ‘It’s just annoying’

While the Indiana Pacers have been near the top of the Eastern Conference for most of the early season,...
Johnny Davis battles for the ball with Jalen Duren

Pistons booed by home fans during loss to equally woeful Wizards

Well, someone had to win. Or maybe there was no winning -- just degrees of losing. And the Detroit Pistons...
Donovan Mitchell

Cavs keeping the faith in struggling star Donovan Mitchell

CLEVELAND -- It's only been two games, but over the weekend, Donovan Mitchell resembled a mere mortal. That's actually somewhat...
LeBron James

LeBron James passes Kareem Abdul-Jabbar for most all-time minutes

You have to wonder if Kareem Abdul-Jabbar wishes LeBron James would just retire already. Probably not, but after breaking Abdul-Jabbar's...
Jaren Jackson Jr

Jaren Jackson Jr on Grizzlies’ early woes: ‘Be a grown man about it’

Last year, the Memphis Grizzlies won the Southeast Division and finished as the No. 2 overall seed in the...
Duane Washington Jr

Knicks waiving injured Duane Washington Jr, signing Jaylen Martin to two-way deal

The New York Knicks are waiving guard Duane Washington Jr. from his two-way contract and replacing him with guard/forward...
Luka Doncic

Mavs’ Luka Doncic has sprained thumb, expected to keep playing

Not even a left thumb sprain will hold down Luka Doncic. Instead, the Dallas Mavericks star guard is expected...
NBA logo and ball

NBA Transactions: Monday 11/27

Heat Heat recalled Orlando Robinson from the Sioux Falls Skyforce of the G League. Celtics Celtics assigned Jordan Walsh to...
Josh Giddey

Report: Thunder’s Josh Giddey could lose $40M as result of alleged inappropriate relationship

Oklahoma City Thunder guard Josh Giddey may have to pay a hefty price for social media-based allegations that he...
Trae Young

Hawks staying average, but Trae Young on scoring rampage

There's no slowing Trae Young these days, even if the Atlanta Hawks are sort of spinning their wheels. Over the...
Billy Donovan

Jobs of Bulls’ Billy Donovan, Arturas Karnisovas said to be safe for now

It may be a disaster of a start, but it doesn't appear Chicago Bulls ownership is blaming head of...
Max Strus

Dribbles: Determined Cavs scrap past Raptors, and ‘that’s what we need every day’

Random dribbles following the Cavaliers' hard-fought 105-102 home win over the Toronto Raptors on Sunday. 1. It wasn't always pretty...
James Wiseman

Pistons’ James Wiseman, Clippers’ Bones Hyland listed among potential trade candidates

Detroit Pistons center James Wiseman, a former No. 2 overall draft pick, is listed among several possible trade candidates...

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