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T-wolves draft trade nets 7-1 Auburn center Walker Kessler

Jun. 24, 2022 12:40 PM EDT

MINNEAPOLIS (AP) — The Minnesota Timberwolves added a potential rim protector to complement star Karl-Anthony Towns, acquiring 7-foot-1 Auburn center Walker Kessler in a draft pick swap that netted them an additional first-rounder that became Duke forward Wendell Moore Jr. on Thursday night. ...

AP source: Kenny Atkinson agrees to be Hornets next coach

Jun. 10, 2022 19:47 PM EDT

CHARLOTTE, N.C. (AP) — The Charlotte Hornets have agreed to terms on a four-year contract with Golden State Warriors assistant Kenny Atkinson to become their next head coach, according to a person familiar with the situation. The person spoke to The Associated Press on condition of...

Kidd, rekindled Mavs on familiar turf down 1-0 at Warriors

May. 19, 2022 16:17 PM EDT

Jason Kidd has been here before in his first season as coach of the Mavericks, down 1-0 in a third consecutive NBA playoff series. The Bay Area native is looking for another bounce-back from Luka Doncic and company in his first trip to the conference finals as a coach, which just...

For future with team, Nets want more commitment from Irving

May. 11, 2022 16:20 PM EDT

NEW YORK (AP) — Kyrie Irving may have to show the Brooklyn Nets he's more than a great basketball player if he wants a future with the team. General manager Sean Marks made clear Wednesday that Irving will have to prove a commitment to being available to his team that wasn't there...

Celtics' Robert Williams won't play Game 4 against Bucks

May. 09, 2022 20:32 PM EDT

MILWAUKEE (AP) — Boston Celtics big man Robert Williams didn't play in Game 4 of the Eastern Conference semifinal series against Milwaukee on Monday because of soreness in his surgically repaired left knee. Williams had surgery to repair torn cartilage in his knee on March 30. The...

Nets' Seth Curry has arthroscopic surgery on left ankle

May. 09, 2022 17:12 PM EDT

NEW YORK (AP) — Brooklyn Nets guard Seth Curry had arthroscopic surgery on his left ankle Monday and is expected to be ready for training camp in the fall. The Nets said the procedure was done by Dr. Martin O’Malley at the Hospital for Special Surgery and was successful. ...

Ben Simmons has successful back surgery, Nets announce

May. 05, 2022 14:26 PM EDT

Ben Simmons underwent what was determined to be a successful back surgery in Los Angeles on Thursday. The Brooklyn Nets are hoping that he is fully recovered before the start of training camp this fall. Simmons will need about three weeks for an “initial recovery period,” the...

Nets' Simmons to have surgery for herniated disk in back

May. 04, 2022 20:09 PM EDT

NEW YORK (AP) — Ben Simmons will have surgery to alleviate pain in his back caused by a herniated disk, the Brooklyn Nets said Wednesday. The procedure will be done Thursday. The Nets said it was decided upon after consultation with multiple back specialists. ...

Confident Celtics feel ready for challenge of Giannis, Bucks

Apr. 30, 2022 13:06 PM EDT

BOSTON (AP) — The Celtics’ sweep of the Brooklyn Nets in the first round of the playoffs underscored one thing about Boston's late-season rise to the top tier of the NBA's Eastern Conference: it was no fluke. Leaning on the defensive brand cultivated under rookie coach Ime Udoka...

Tougher challenge awaits defending champ Bucks in 2nd round

Apr. 28, 2022 03:24 AM EDT

MILWAUKEE (AP) — After a bumpy beginning to their postseason, the defending champion Milwaukee Bucks rediscovered their championship form in plenty of time to dispose of the Chicago Bulls in their opening-round series. They likely won’t make it past the next round unless...