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Kyrie Irving apologizes, will play Sunday against Grizzlies

Kyrie Irving apologizes, will play Sunday against Grizzlies

An emotional Kyrie Irving publicly apologized Sunday morning for promoting an anti-Semitic movie, and had his team suspension lifted by the Nets an hour later. The prodigal point guard is finally back, set to face Memphis Sunday night at Barclays Center. “I just want to offer my deep apologies to all those who are impacted …

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Kyrie Irving issues another apology as Nets fans brace for return

Kyrie Irving issues another apology as Nets fans brace for return

For the second time, Kyrie Irving said sorry. The Nets will welcome their star point guard back. Will their fan base do the same? After eight missed games and six reported self-betterment tasks that he apparently completed, Irving’s suspension appears lifted. Irving is expected to play in Sunday’s game against the Grizzlies, and he issued …

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Knicks fall back to concerning old ways in loss to Warriors

Knicks fall back to concerning old ways in loss to Warriors

SAN FRANCISCO—The Knicks left their game in Denver. Their improved defense, their shot-making, their bench production—none of it made the trip to the Bay Area. The Knicks didn’t resemble the team that pulled off a back-to-back sweep of the Jazz and Nuggets on Tuesday and Wednesday in the opening quarter, and they couldn’t recover. In …

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Bucks’ Giannis Antetokounmpo, 76ers’ Montrezl Harrell involved in postgame altercation

PHILADELPHIA – Stolen basketballs. Crashing ladders. Petty refuses and threatens violence. This was the scene that dominated Friday night at Wells Fargo Center, which unfolded after the 76ers beat the Bucks 110-102. Milwaukee superstar Giannis Antetokounmpo tried to shoot extra foul shots after a terrible game he had at the line. The Sixers’ backup center …

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Bucks’ Giannis Antetokounmpo, 76ers’ Montrezl Harrell involved in postgame altercation

PHILADELPHIA – Stolen basketballs. Crashing ladders. Petty refuses and threatens violence. This was the scene that dominated Friday night at Wells Fargo Center, which unfolded after the 76ers beat the Bucks 110-102. Milwaukee superstar Giannis Antetokounmpo tried to shoot extra foul shots after a terrible game he had at the line. The Sixers’ backup center …

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Hawks talk John Collins deals, Suns show interest as trade market begins to take shape: Shams’ Inside Pass

NBA teams are just about one month from a marquee date on the trade market calendar, Dec. 15, and front-office executives are monitoring the buyers, sellers and available players. ace The Athletic‘s Sam Amick and John Hollinger have recently written, the early season’s strong play by the Utah Jazz and other surprising starts by rebuilding …

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