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Nick Gilbert, son of Cavaliers owner, dies at 26

May. 07, 2023 18:40 PM EDT

CLEVELAND (AP) — Nicolas “Nick” Gilbert, the son of Cleveland Cavaliers owner Dan Gilbert who became the team's good luck charm at NBA draft lotteries, has died. He was 26. A funeral announcement posted by the Ira Kaufman Chapel in Southfield, Michigan, said Gilbert died...

Nets swept, but can build quickly after Durant, Irving deals

Apr. 23, 2023 13:23 PM EDT

NEW YORK (AP) — The Brooklyn Nets finished the same way without Kevin Durant and Kyrie Irving as they did with them. The Nets were swept out the playoffs, the first team sent home for the summer for the second straight year. The team that took the floor against the...

Mavericks fined $750,000 by NBA for sitting players

Apr. 14, 2023 13:12 PM EDT

The NBA fined the Dallas Mavericks $750,000 on Friday, saying the team engaged in “conduct detrimental to the league” by sitting out most of its key players against the Chicago Bulls on April 7 despite still having a chance to reach the postseason. The league's investigation,...

Nets' starless roster in NBA playoffs with no Durant, Irving

Apr. 13, 2023 13:36 PM EDT

NEW YORK (AP) — When the Brooklyn Nets traded Kyrie Irving and then Kevin Durant, the drama that had engulfed the team went with them — along with any realistic title hopes for this season. Not that all hope is lost. Yes, teams that win rings almost always have...

Mavs GM Harrison stays guarded on NBA probe, Irving, Doncic

Apr. 11, 2023 19:50 PM EDT

DALLAS (AP) — Dallas Mavericks general manager Nico Harrison said he didn't expect the trade for Kyrie Irving to spark a playoff run the way his first blockbuster move did a year earlier. Missing the postseason completely started the clock early for the Mavs in their attempt to...

Season of NBA moments: LeBron, Lillard, Mitchell and more

Apr. 10, 2023 11:00 AM EDT

Some moments from the 2022-23 NBA regular season: Oct. 18: Boston defeats Philadelphia and Golden State beats the Los Angeles Lakers on opening night. The Warriors received their championship rings from last season in a ceremony preceding their game. Oct. 20: NBA...

Mavs turn focus to Irving after reserve-filled loss to Spurs

Apr. 09, 2023 20:00 PM EDT

DALLAS (AP) — Kyrie Irving sat for the last two games as part of a plan by the Dallas Mavericks to get back a draft pick sent to the New York Knicks in a trade four years ago. Now they wait to see if the eight-time All-Star will re-sign in free agency, or be a failed two-month...

76ers beat Nets 134-105 before they meet in the playoffs

Apr. 09, 2023 16:26 PM EDT

NEW YORK (AP) — Shake Milton couldn't wait for next weekend. Once Cam Thomas got hot, Milton started competing at a playoff level even in an otherwise meaningless finale. The 76ers guard scored 20 points and chased Thomas all over the floor in the fourth quarter to keep him at 46...

NBA opens investigation into Dallas' move to sit players

Apr. 08, 2023 16:28 PM EDT

The NBA wants to know why the Dallas Mavericks held out several key players in their next-to-last game of the season, even while the team still had a mathematical chance of making the play-in tournament. NBA officials opened an investigation Saturday into the Mavericks'...

Depleted Mavs lose to Bulls, eliminated from play-in race

Apr. 08, 2023 00:04 AM EDT

DALLAS (AP) — Kyrie Irving had a seat next to Dallas owner Mark Cuban, and fellow All-Star Luka Doncic wasn't far away in sweats after his limited duty was finished. Neither was available to address how the Mavericks essentially pulled the plug on their season before they were...