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Thu Oct 1914:03NBA roundup: Bucks spoil Celtics' emotional home openerGiannis AntetokounmpoPFBucksFree Agent
James HardenSGRocketsFree Agent
Damian LillardPGTrailblazersFree Agent
Dirk NowitzkiCMavericksFree Agent
Victor OladipoSGPacersFree Agent
John WallPGWizardsFree Agent
BOSTON -- Giannis Antetokounmpo scored 16 of his 37 points in the fourth quarter as the Milwaukee Bucks spoiled the Boston Celtics' emotional home opener with a 108-100 victory Wednesday night.Boston, which lost for the second straight night under the cloud of the gruesome injury sustained by newcomer Gordon Hayward in Cleveland on Tuesday, appeared to tire late as the Bucks turned a six-point, fourth-quarter deficit into a win.In addition to his points in the fourth quarter, Antetokounmpo had two steals, two (of his 13) rebounds and two assists as the Bucks used a 17-4 run to take control.Hayward addressed the crowd pregame from his hospital bed, stating, "I'm gonna be all right." With 3:21 left in the first half, the crowd broke into a chant of "Gor-don Hay-ward." Hayward was undergoing surgery Wednesday night, his father tweeted.Trail Blazers 124, Suns 76PHOENIX -- Damian Lillard scored 27 points and Portland handed Phoenix its worst loss in the 50-year history of the franchise.The ... [More]
Thu Oct 1913:21Lin out for season after right knee injury in Nets' openerJeremy LinPGNetsFree Agent
Jeremy Lin is expected to miss the rest of the 2017-18 season after the Brooklyn Nets said he sustained a ruptured patella tendon of the right knee in Wednesday night's regular-season opener against the Pacers in Indiana.Lin was injured on a drive to the basket during the fourth quarter of the Nets' 140-131 road loss to the Indiana Pacers and had to leave the game. He limped back to the locker room under his own power after initially being assisted."Jeremy worked tremendously hard during the offseason and in training camp and was excited for the prospects of the team this season," Nets general manager Sean Marks said in a statement. "We feel awful that the injury will cost him the season, however our entire organization will be there to support Jeremy in every way possible throughout his recovery. Jeremy remains an important part of this team and will continue to contribute in a leadership role."ESPN's Adrian Wojnarowski reported Wednesday night that there was fear among team officials that Lin's knee injury was "significant"."Gods ALWAYS faithful and in control," Lin wrote on Twitter after the game.Before exiting the game, Lin totaled 18 points and four assists in 25 minutes. He is in the second season of a three-year, $36 million contract he signed with Brooklyn before last season.
Wed Oct 1822:23Cavaliers' James to play in opener vs. CelticsLeBron JamesSFCavaliersFree Agent
Cleveland Cavaliers superstar forward LeBron James will play in the team's season opener against former Cavs star Kyrie Irving and the Boston Celtics on Tuesday night after being questionable with an ankle injury.Cavaliers coach Tyronn Lue announced that James would play roughly 90 minutes before the game.James has been hobbled since sustaining an ankle injury after stepping on the foot of rookie forward Cedi Osman during practice on Sept. 27.The four-time NBA Most Valuable Player participated in the morning shootaround on Tuesday, with a team spokesman saying James' participation against the Celtics would be a game-time decision."Hopefully I can be Ready to get it going (Tuesday) night," the 32-year-old James tweeted on Monday night.
Wed Oct 1822:22Bad break for Celtics: Hayward fractures ankleGordon HaywardSFCelticsFree Agent
CLEVELAND -- New Boston Celtics star forward Gordon Hayward fractured his left ankle when he was bumped in the air by LeBron James and fell with his leg pinned under him in the first quarter of the NBA's season opener against Cleveland on Tuesday.Hayward, 27, who signed a four-year, $128 million contract in the offseason with the Celtics, was trying to convert a lob pass from Kyrie Irving when he and James ran into each other. Hayward immediately called for help while his ankle was apparently dislodged.The team later announced Hayward suffered a fractured ankle.The Celtics huddled in prayer and new Celtic teammate Irving had to be consoled while medical personnel stabilized Hayward's leg. He was carried off the court on a stretcher.
Wed Oct 1822:21Celtics' Hayward fractures left ankleGordon HaywardSFCelticsFree Agent
CLEVELAND -- New Boston Celtics star forward Gordon Hayward fractured his left ankle when he was bumped in the air by LeBron James and fell with his leg pinned under him in the first quarter of the NBA's season opener against Cleveland on Tuesday.Hayward, 27, who signed a four-year, $128 million contract in the offseason with the Celtics, was trying to convert a lob pass from Kyrie Irving when he and James ran into each other. Hayward immediately called for help while his ankle was apparently dislodged.The team later announced Hayward suffered a fractured ankle.The Celtics huddled in prayer and new Celtic teammate Irving had to be consoled while medical personnel stabilized Hayward's leg. He was carried off the court on a stretcher.
Wed Oct 1822:21Mirotic's face broken in scuffle at Bulls practiceNikola MiroticPFBullsFree Agent
Bobby PortisPFBullsFree Agent
Chicago Bulls starting power forward Nikola Mirotic sustained what the team called "maxillary fractures" after being punched in the face by teammate Bobby Portis in a practice altercation.According to the Bulls, Mirotic likely will require surgery.The Chicago Tribune reported the injury would keep Mirotic out for a minimum of a few weeks.ESPN reported that Mirotic charged at Portis twice before Portis threw a punch and connected with Mirotic's face. Mirotic dropped to the floor and lay there for several minutes before getting up. He was taken to the hospital and released later Tuesday.The Bulls are evaluating disciplinary action, and ESPN reported Portis would be suspended for multiple games.Just before the start of training camp, Mirotic, 26, signed a two-year, $27 million deal that contains a team option for the second season. He has averaged 10.8 points, 5.3 rebounds and 1.2 assists over his 218-game NBA career.Portis, 22, a 2015 first-round pick by the Bulls, averaged 6.9 points and five rebounds over 126 games the past two seasons.
Wed Oct 1804:42F Nikola Mirotic sustained facial fractures after being punched ...Nikola MiroticPFBullsFree Agent
F Nikola Mirotic sustained facial fractures after being punched by teammate Bobby Portis in a practice altercation.According to the Bulls, Mirotic likely will require surgery. The Chicago Tribune reported the injury would keep Mirotic out for a minimum of a few weeks.
Wed Oct 1804:42Luc Mbah a Moute ignited rally with 12 fourth-quarter points in ...Luc Mbah a MoutePFRocketsFree Agent
Luc Mbah a Moute ignited a rally with 12 fourth-quarter points in Tuesday's 122-121 victory at Golden State. Mbah a Moute finished with 14 points.
Wed Oct 1804:42F Gordon Hayward dislocated left ankle and fractured left tibia ...Gordon HaywardSFCelticsFree Agent
F Gordon Hayward dislocated his left ankle and fractured his left tibia in the first quarter of Tuesday's 102-99 loss in Cleveland.Hayward, 27, who signed a four-year, $128 million contract in the offseason with the Celtics, immediately called for help with the foot and ankle dangling in the wrong direction. "You hurt for him," Boston coach Brad Stevens said. "He's put in a lot of great work and I thought he had his most comfortable week as far as feeling like he was going to play really well. Now, hopefully we get a full recovery and it's a tough deal, but I guess that's part of it, the risk of injury."
Wed Oct 1804:42G Stephen Curry finished with 22 points but missed six of nine 3...Stephen CurryPGWarriorsFree Agent
G Stephen Curry finished with 22 points but missed six of his nine 3-point attempts in Tuesday's 122-121 loss to Houston.
Wed Oct 1804:42G James Harden scored 27 points in Tuesday's 122-121 victory at ...James HardenSGRocketsFree Agent
G James Harden scored 27 points in Tuesday's 122-121 victory at Golden State.
Wed Oct 1804:42F LeBron James recorded 29 points, 16 rebounds and nine assists ...LeBron JamesSFCavaliersFree Agent
F LeBron James recorded 29 points, 16 rebounds and nine assists in Tuesday's 102-99 victory over Boston. James needs four more games to pass Zydrunas Ilgauskas (771 games) for the most in Cavs franchise history.
Wed Oct 1804:42G Derrick Rose scored 14 points in Cavaliers debut in Tuesday's ...Derrick RosePGCavaliersFree Agent
G Derrick Rose scored 14 points in his Cavaliers debut in Tuesday's 102-99 victory over Boston.
Wed Oct 1804:42G Dwyane Wade scored eight points in Cavaliers debut in Tuesday'...Dwyane WadeSGCavaliersFree Agent
G Dwyane Wade scored eight points in his Cavaliers debut in Tuesday's 102-99 victory over Boston.
Wed Oct 1804:42G Kyrie Irving finished with 22 points and 10 assists in Tuesday...Kyrie IrvingPGCelticsFree Agent
G Kyrie Irving finished with 22 points and 10 assists in Tuesday's 102-99 loss in his return to Cleveland. He was booed by his former home crowd throughout the game.
Wed Oct 1804:42F Kevin Love finished with 15 points and 11 rebounds in Tuesday'...Kevin LoveCCavaliersFree Agent
F Kevin Love finished with 15 points and 11 rebounds in Tuesday's 102-99 victory over Boston. Love made a 3-pointer with 46.3 seconds left that proved to be the difference.
Wed Oct 1804:42G Klay Thompson scored 16 points in Tuesday's 122-121 loss to Ho...Klay ThompsonSGWarriorsFree Agent
G Klay Thompson scored 16 points in Tuesday's 122-121 loss to Houston.
Wed Oct 1804:42F Kevin Durant had 20 points and eight turnovers in Tuesday's 12...Kevin DurantSFWarriorsFree Agent
F Kevin Durant had 20 points and eight turnovers in Tuesday's 122-121 loss to Houston. Durant's possible game-winning 12-footer from the left baseline was still on his fingertips when the final horn sounded.
Wed Oct 1804:42F Draymond Green sustained strained left knee late in third peri...Draymond GreenPFWarriorsFree Agent
F Draymond Green sustained a strained left knee late in the third period of Tuesday's 122-121 loss to Houston. "He was our best player tonight," coach Steve Kerr said of Green, who just missed a triple-double with nine points, 11 rebounds and 13 assists despite playing 28 minutes.
Wed Oct 1804:42G Eric Gordon scored 24 points in Tuesday's 122-121 victory at G...Eric GordonSGRocketsFree Agent
G Eric Gordon scored 24 points in Tuesday's 122-121 victory at Golden State.
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