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Boston Celtics coach Ime Udoka facing disciplinary action for organizational violation

Boston Celtics coach Ime Udoka is facing disciplinary action expected to include a significant suspension for an unspecified violation of organizational guidelines, sources told ESPN on Wednesday night. The Celtics are expected to come to a decision on the length of that suspension as soon as Thursday, but it isn’t believed that Udoka’s job is …

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Boston Celtics’ Danilo Gallinari diagnosed with torn ACL; source says forward eyeing late-season return

12:19 PM ET Tim BontempsESPN Boston forward Danilo Gallinari suffered a torn ACL in his left knee while playing for the Italian national team, the Celtics announced Friday, an injury that could cause him to miss the entire 2022-23 NBA season. Gallinari previously tore the same ACL in April 2013 and missed the entire 2013-14 …

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Boston Celtics forward Danilo Gallinari leaves FIBA World Cup qualifying game with knee injury

Italy forward Danilo Gallinari left a FIBA World Cup qualifying game on Saturday because of a left knee injury. The Boston Celtics veteran grabbed the knee after a bounce pass in the lane during the game against Georgia in Brescia, Italy. While play continued, he hobbled over to the sideline, holding the back of the …

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Where things stand on Kevin Durant and Donovan Mitchell trade talks with a month until camp: Shams Inside Pass

It’s been two weeks since Kevin Durant reiterated his trade request to Brooklyn Nets owner Joe Tsai in a face-to-face meeting and informed Tsai that he needs to choose between his 12-time All-Star player or head coach Steve Nash and general manager Sean Marks. It added a new dynamic to the biggest storyline of the …

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LeBron James, Jayson Tatum dazzle crowd before Seattle pro-am gets cut short

SEATTLE — A historic day at the CrawsOver Pro-Am featuring more NBA talent than has been on a court in Seattle since the league’s last preseason visit ended early due to court conditions, but not before what organizer Jamal Crawford called an “unbelievable, one of one” experience. Although several of the league’s biggest stars have …

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NBA schedule 2022-23 – The games you won’t want to miss this season

The NBA’s 2022-23 schedule is here, and the league won’t waste any time delivering fans some star-studded showdowns. Opening week is stacked, with the defending Eastern Conference champion Boston Celtics hosting the Philadelphia 76ers on Oct. 18 — the first night of the season — followed by the Los Angeles Lakers looking to spoil ring …

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Memphis Grizzlies to play Golden State Warriors as part of NBA’s Christmas Day slate

The Memphis Grizzlies are in line to be part of the NBA’s Christmas Day slate of games for the first time. Ja Morant and the Grizzlies will face Stephen Curry, Klay Thompson and the rest of the reigning NBA champion Golden State Warriors on Dec. 25 in San Francisco, a source with knowledge of the …

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Nets wanted Jayson Tatum, Jaylen Brown in Kevin Durant trade talks

The Nets’ demands for Kevin Durant exceeded even what we already knew. Brooklyn asked the Celtics for both Jayson Tatum and Jaylen Brown for Durant when the two discussed a deal, per the Boston Globe, a proposal which was summarily rejected. The Nets then countered with Brown, Marcus Smart and a number of draft picks …

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Boston Celtics legend Bill Russell deserves our reverence, understanding and respect

We live in a debate culture, inherently reductive to this or that, to who was best, most, least, greatest. Television, social media or online, ours is a culture of decibels, where people do not often learn as an element of their entertainment. Ears aren’t for listening. They are for glasses. Within this fighting culture, where …

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Boston Celtics great Bill Russell, 11-time NBA champion, dies at 88

Bill Russell, the cornerstone of the Boston Celtics’ dynasty that won eight straight titles and 11 overall during his career, died Sunday. The Hall of Famer was 88. Russell died “peacefully” with his wife, Jeannine, at his side, a statement posted on social media read. Arrangements for his memorial service will be announced soon, according …

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