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New Orleans Pelicans reach deal with veteran guard Jameer Nelson

5:33 PM ET Adrian WojnarowskiESPN Free-agent guard Jameer Nelson, just two days after being waived by the Denver Nuggets, has agreed to a deal with the New Orleans Pelicans, league sources told ESPN on Saturday. New Orleans had wanted to sign Nelson under the injury exception granted by the NBA, but the league office denied […]

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Boston Celtics guard Kyrie Irving takes responsibility for profane outburst directed at fan in Philadelphia

WALTHAM, Mass. — Boston Celtics guard Kyrie Irving took responsibility for a profane outburst directed at a fan in Philadelphia that yelled at him and referenced LeBron James during Friday’s game against the 76ers. In a video that circulated on social media after Friday’s game, a fan is heard shouting, “Kyrie, where’s LeBron?” as Celtics […]

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History created, but Ben Simmons wants more after second NBA loss

0:33 After Trevor Booker scores on a tip-in for the Nets, Jonathan Simmons shoots a deep 3-pointer to give the Magic a lead after three quarters. Philadelphia – Ben Simmons made the Philadelphia 76ers record books, but unfortunately for him and his young teammates, they also came away with their second loss of the new […]

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NBA — Warriors get first win of season

0:24 Steph Curry’s intended pass gets tipped by DeMarcus Cousins and then is recovered by the Pelicans and taken to other end by Jrue Holiday. But the resulting shot gets blocked from behind by Kevin Durant. NEW ORLEANS — The Golden State Warriors came back from 17 points down to pick up their first win […]