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Sam Amico
Sam Amico has covered the NBA for 20 years, previously for SI.com, FOX Sports, CBS Sports, Amico Hoops and the Boston Herald.
Paolo Banchero

East Notes: Magic, Paolo Banchero, Sixers, Nets

Magic Magic rookie power forward Paolo Banchero has a fan in Celtics guard/forward Jayson Tatum, another Duke product.  While the Magic...
John Wall

Clippers’ John Wall Says He Never Wanted to Sit With Rockets

Clippers point guard John Wall said he was not at all happy with the Rockets' decision to sit him...
Darius Garland

Cavs’ Darius Garland Expected to Remain Out vs. Magic

Cavaliers point guard Darius Garland should return soon, but it doesn't appear as if he'll be back for Wednesday's...
Chasson Randle

G League Moves: Chasson Randle, Joel Ayayi, Alize Johnson, Emmanuel Mudiay

A look at the latest notable roster moves around the NBA G League: Free agent guard...
Lauri Markkanen

West Notes: Jazz, Lauri Markkanen, Rockets, Nuggets

Jazz Forward Lauri Markkanen has looked like a star in the early season, wrote Sarah Todd of the Deseret News....
Darius Garland Jarrett Allen

Cavs’ Darius Garland, Jarrett Allen, Hawks’ Trae Young Linked to Team USA

Cavaliers point guard Darius Garland and center Jarrett Allen, and Hawks point guard Trae Young are all possibilities for...
Jim Nantz

Jim Nantz to Call Last NCAA Final Four This Season

Longtime NCAA basketball tournament play-by-play man Jim Nantz will call his last Final Four in 2023, per Andrew Marchand...
Zion Williamson

Pelicans’ Zion Williamson Ruled Out with Hip Contusion

Pelicans power forward Zion Williamson will miss Tuesday's game against the Mavericks with a hip contusion, suffered in Sunday's...
Russell Westbrook LeBron James

Lakers Rumors: Perimeter Shooting, Russell Westbrook, Terry Rozier, Jordan Clarkson

While the Lakers continue to seek trades, they are indeed concerned with the here and now, especially when it...

Adam Silver: NBA Expansion Not Likely Until After New TV, Labor Deals

NBA commissioner Adam Silver made it clear the league is open to expansion, though several factors will have to...

Bucks Spoke With Suns on Possible Jae Crowder Trade

The Suns have spoken to the Bucks about a potential trade involving veteran forward Jae Crowder, according to Shams...
Russell Westbrook

Lakers, Spurs Recently Held Russell Westbrook Trade Talks

The Lakers are seemingly still scouring the market and attempting to move on from point guard Russell Westbrook. And the...
Jordan Clarkson

Jazz Coach Will Hardy on Surprising Start: ‘This Team’s Got Heart’

Most people expected the Jazz go into full tank mode after trading away the likes of former guard Donovan...
Mike Brown

West Notes: Kings, Mike Brown, Timberwolves, Clippers

Kings Warriors coach Steve Kerr offered plenty of praise for new Kings coach Mike Brown, Kerr's former assistant. “Mike is brilliant....

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