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If you think the Clippers don’t matter in Los Angeles — that they have too much ugly baggage to generate fan interest in a Lakers town — grab coffee with Blake Griffin in Beverly Hills. As we chat in the corner of a small coffee shop, two teenagers walk by outside and spot him. They
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1:19 Behind 24 points from Kyrie Irving, Boston picks up their first win against San Antonio since March 2011. BOSTON – In the immediate aftermath of Gordon Hayward’s freak ankle injury, the Boston Celtics were rattled and uncertain how to respond. As pundits raced to adjust Boston’s season expectations, Celtics players themselves couldn’t help but
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Los Angeles Lakers rookie point guard Lonzo Ball took Saturday’s 96-81 loss in Salt Lake City to the Utah Jazz relatively hard. He took responsibility, saying, “Put this loss on me” to the media after the Lakers fell to 2-4 on the young season. Ball wasn’t done talking after the postgame media session, though. Later
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Atlanta Hawks executives are chirping about the new food debuting this season at their arena: Crickets. Looking to create buzz, executive sous chef Blake Stembridge struck a deal with edible cricket brand Aketta to give fans protein in a new form. “We did an internal taste test and people really loved them,” said Robert DiCicco,
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MILWAUKEE — As Jason Kidd prepared his Milwaukee Bucks for their much-awaited return to the Mecca on Thursday night, the future Hall of Famer was asked how the smaller arena environment compared to the professional arenas in which he spent a portion of his career playing. “It’s a little cozy,” Kidd said before a 96-89
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One week down and you probably already have a pretty good idea of the type of fantasy basketball team you have. There are probably some hits (um … Ben Simmons!) and also some glaring misses (can you say Markelle Fultz?). Guess what, though — it’s only one week, three to five games, and much can
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BOSTON — Even before Gordon Hayward suffered the gruesome ankle injury that might cost him the rest of the 2017-18 season, Jaylen Brown and Jayson Tatum were viewed as potential wild cards for the Boston Celtics’ 2017-18 season. When Hayward was lost on opening night, the spotlight simply got a little bit brighter for Boston’s
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