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Mikal Bridges wins another bet, this time at the Diamondbacks’ expense

Mikal Bridges #25 of the Phoenix Suns cheers from the bench during the second half of Game Five of ...

Mikal Bridges #25 of the Phoenix Suns cheers from the bench during the second half of Game Five of the Western Conference Second Round NBA Playoffs against the Dallas Mavericks at Footprint Center on May 10, 2022 in Phoenix, Arizona. The Suns defeated the Mavericks 110-80. NOTE TO USER: User expressly acknowledges and agrees that, …

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Bulls Could be the Knicks’ “Main Competitors” for Big Man Mitchell Robinson

Bulls Could be the Knicks' "Main Competitors" for Big Man Mitchell Robinson

As the Knicks attempt to keep free-agent center Mitchell Robinson in New York, the Chicago Bulls could try to convince him otherwise. Rumors of a Bulls-Robinson tie first surfaced shortly after this season’s trade deadline, when Marc Berman (New York Post) reported that Chicago was one of several teams to do their due diligence on …

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The Sixers’ recent handling of a third star hasn’t been good

Sixers forward Tobias Harris with teammate center Joel Embiid against the Miami Heat during game six of the second-round Eastern Conference playoffs on Thursday, May 12, 2022 in Philadelphia.

Some say the simplest thing for the 76ers to do is acquire a third star. The best way for the Sixers to win an NBA title is to pair a Bradley Beal- or Donovan Mitchell-type player with Joel Embiid and James Harden. So they say. But the Sixers need to find the right fit for …

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NBA Finals 2022 – The rules, plays and processes referees are watching the closest

NBA Finals 2022 - The rules, plays and processes referees are watching the closest

The NBA playoffs are full of moments that can swing a series: a buzzer-beating 3-pointer, a late and-1 bucket or an alley-oop dunk in front of the home crowd. Or in some cases, it might be the blow of the referee’s whistle, as a late-game block/charge call or an overturned bucket could help make the …

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