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SACRAMENTO, Calif. — Brooklyn coach Kenny Atkinson tried just about everything to kick the Nets into gear: There were quick timeouts; angry, animated discussions with his players; and even switching from man to zone defense. When nothing else worked, D’Angelo Russell and a handful of Brooklyn reserves took over and carried the Nets to an
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MILWAUKEE — The Milwaukee Bucks signed guard Tim Frazier on Tuesday as they try to shore up their backcourt with Malcolm Brogdon out indefinitely with a plantar fascia tear in his right foot. The 28-year-old Frazier played 47 games this season for the New Orleans Pelicans and averaged 5.0 points, 4.4 assists and 2.9 rebounds
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SAN ANTONIO — Golden State Warriors star Stephen Curry drained a 61-foot 3-pointer to close the first quarter of Monday night’s 111-105 road loss to the San Antonio Spurs. It is the longest shot anyone in the league has hit all season, according to ESPN Stats & Information research. The shot came as time was
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7:45 PM ET Tim BontempsESPN BOSTON — Almost a year-and-a-half after Isaiah Thomas was traded away from the Boston Celtics, he will finally get a chance to be recognized at TD Garden on Monday night. “It’s always good to be back,” said Thomas, who was healthy and available to play against the Celtics for the
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LOS ANGELES — After watching the Brooklyn Nets somehow erase a 10-point deficit in 57 seconds to tie the game late, Lou Williams did something that the super-scoring sub hadn’t done in his career before. Danilo Gallinari took an inbounds pass with 5.3 seconds left before passing to Williams, who drilled a 28-foot game-winning 3-pointer
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8:04 AM ET Malika AndrewsESPN MILWAUKEE — When given the choice of whom he would rather be defended by — Joel Embiid or Ben Simmons — Giannis Antetokounmpo didn’t miss a beat before responding. “It’s easy,” Antetokounmpo said. “I would rather Ben guard me than Joel. It’s simple. If Joel’s been guarding me all night
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