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Dallas Mavericks to sign PG Yogi Ferrell to minimum 2-year contract

Sudden rookie sensation point guard Yogi Ferrell plans to sign a two-year minimum deal with the Dallas Mavericks when his 10-day contract expires Tuesday, league sources confirmed to ESPN. The Mavs are 4-0 since signing Ferrell, who was forced into an immediate starting role due to injuries. He has averaged 17.8 points, 5.0 assists and […]

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Zach LaVine of Minnesota Timberwolves has torn ACL, to miss rest of season

Minnesota Timberwolves guard Zach LaVine will need season-ending surgery after suffering a torn ACL in his left knee, the team announced Saturday. LaVine had an MRI before the Wolves hosted Memphis on Saturday night, when the diagnosis was revealed. He suffered the injury during Friday’s 116-108 loss to the Pistons. LaVine, who was averaging 18.9 […]

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Cleveland Cavaliers guard Kyrie Irving is out tonight vs. New York Knicks with right quad soreness

NEW YORK — Cleveland Cavaliers guard Kyrie Irving is out for Saturday’s game against the New York Knicks with right quad soreness, according to the team. Irving did not participate in the morning shootaround, as he received treatment on his leg. Cavaliers guard Kyrie Irving is out for Saturday’s game against the Knicks. Ken Blaze/USA Today […]

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Khris Middleton of Milwaukee Bucks cleared to return Wednesday

Milwaukee Bucks swingman Khris Middleton has been medically cleared to return to game action Wednesday against the visiting Miami Heat. Middleton has been out since September, when he tore his left hamstring during a one-on-one drill. He needed surgery, and the Bucks at the time said he would be out six months. The 25-year-old Middleton […]

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Chicago Bulls miss Jimmy Butler’s presence late in OT loss to Rockets – Chicago Bulls Blog

HOUSTON — There was no hesitation in Dwyane Wade’s voice. Yes, there was another triple-double, but it was alternating between facilitator and hero that made Russell Westbook’s Friday great for the Thunder. • Russell Westbrook paints another masterpiece• Red-hot Isaiah Thomas: ‘You can’t put my name with Kobe’• In current and all-time battle, Celtics ahead […]