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7:20 AM ETEric WoodyardESPN MILWAUKEE -- A patented mean-mug followed Giannis Antetokounmpo's driving dunk in the opening minutes of Milwaukee's 128-123 win over Boston on Thursday night.Over the years, the Bucks star has built a reputation for powerful dunks, his physical style and his come-forward approach to attacking the rim.Despite blowing a 27-point lead, …
Shooting guard RJ Barrett of the New York Knicks left Thursday night's game against the Phoenix Suns with what the team said was a sprained right ankle. He will not return.Barrett limped off the court and went directly to the locker room for evaluation in the middle of the third quarter after he appeared …
SAN FRANCISCO -- Denver Nuggets guard Jamal Murray will be out for the "foreseeable future" after injuring his left ankle in Wednesday night's victory over the Charlotte Hornets.Coach Mike Malone made the announcement before Thursday's game against the Golden State Warriors in San Francisco, adding that Murray would remain in Denver along with guard …
Golden State Warriors guard Jacob Evans suffered a concussion and a broken nose as a result of a collision with the Mavericks' Dwight Powell during Tuesday night's game, the team announced Thursday.The Warriors said Evans was placed in the NBA's concussion protocol.Evans was taken to a local hospital on Tuesday night after leaving the …
2:39 PM ETTim BontempsESPN LeBron James maintained his hold on the top spot in the third and final round of public voting results for the 2020 NBA All-Star Game, the NBA announced Thursday afternoon.The Lakers star remained ahead of emerging Dallas Mavericks star Luka Doncic and reigning NBA MVP Giannis Antetokounmpo for the top …
SAN FRANCISCO -- Guard Damion Lee signed a multiyear contract with the Warriors on Wednesday, as expected, given his time as a two-way player had expired and Golden State wanted to keep him for the remainder of the season.The team also brought back forward Marquese Chriss as a two-way player after he had been …
LaMelo Ball's season in Australia is over, his manager, Jermaine Jackson, told ESPN via text message.A bone bruise suffered in early December sidelined Ball 12 games into the season, and he's run out of time to complete the required rehab before the season ends."Melo's foot is totally healed, but the doctor's policy is if …