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Dallas Mavericks forward Reggie Bullock named NBA’s 2021-22 Social Justice Champion

Dallas Mavericks forward Reggie Bullock named NBA’s 2021-22 Social Justice Champion 8:51 PM ET Andrew LopezESPN Dallas Mavericks forward Reggie Bullock has been named the league’s 2021-22 Kareem Abdul-Jabbar Social Justice Champion, the NBA announced on Sunday. Bullock becomes the second recipient of the award behind Carmelo Anthony, who won a season ago. Bullock was …

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The history of Kevon Looney’s switching defense in the playoffs: ‘Wrong guy!’

The history of Kevon Looney’s switching defense in the playoffs: ‘Wrong guy!’ “Wrong guy!” This was a favorite taunt of Warriors coaches and bored bench players a few seasons ago. Here’s the scenario: Kevon Looney, finally past the two hip surgeries that stalled his early career, had nudged his way into the rotation. Opposing scorers …

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Charles Barkley admits to trolling Warriors fans, leaning into TV villain role

Charles Barkley admits to trolling Warriors fans, leaning into TV villain role Charles Barkley has quite the tumultuous relationship with Warriors fans … or so it appears. The Basketball Hall of Famer and current TNT “Inside the NBA” analyst has gone back and forth with Dub Nation before and after each of the two Western …

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Jimmy Butler injury update: Heat star questionable for Game 4 vs Celtics with knee issue

Jimmy Butler injury update: Heat star questionable for Game 4 vs Celtics with knee issue Getty Images The Miami Heat have listed Jimmy Butler as questionable for Game 4 on Monday. Butler left the Heat’s Game 3 win in the Eastern Conference finals over the Boston Celtics with knee inflammation on Saturday night. Butler played …

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Trailing Miami Heat, Ime Udoka, Boston Celtics seek to ‘combat some of their aggressiveness’

Trailing Miami Heat, Ime Udoka, Boston Celtics seek to ‘combat some of their aggressiveness’ 3:37 PM ET Tim BontempsESPN BOSTON — The Boston Celtics pride themselves on being the more physical team in every game they play. It’s something coach Ime Udoka has made a point of emphasis since taking over as the team’s coach …

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