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Mitchell Robinson re-signs with Knicks on $60 million deal

The Knicks are now set at center. A day after landing Clippers big man Isaiah Hartenstein, they locked up their own free agent, Mitchell Robinson. The 7-foot-1 dunking and shot-blocking dynamo agreed to a four-year, $60 million deal to return, ESPN reported. Mitchell Robinson dunks against the 76ers on Oct. 26, 2021.Charles Wenzelberg/New York Post …

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Before Kevin Durant trade request, Nets owner Joseph Tsai already had reason to be furious

Kyrie Irving’s decision this week to opt into the final year of his deal in Brooklyn did not soothe Kevin Durant’s wandering mind. Durant asked to be traded on the opening day of NBA free agency, even though Irving took the $37 million sitting in front of him without any trade stipulations attached. The Nets …

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Miles Bridges’ wife posts photos of her apparent injuries on social media after Charlotte Hornets forward is arrested in Los Angeles

CNN — Mychelle Johnson, wife of Charlotte Hornets forward Miles Bridges, posted a series of photographs showing what appear to be injuries to her face and body on Instagram and a hospital discharge document, two days after her husband was arrested and charged with a felony in Los Angeles . Johnson described injuries she says …

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Trial for WNBA star Brittney Griner opens in Russian court

MOSCOW (AP) — American basketball star Brittney Griner went on trial Friday, 4 1/2 months after her arrest on charges of possessing cannabis oil while returning to play for a Russian team, in a case that unfolded amide tense relations between Moscow and Washington . The Phoenix Mercury center and two-time US Olympic gold medalist …

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Miles Bridges’ wife posts photos detailing alleged violent abuse

Editors note: The following story contains graphic material detailing alleged physical abuse; reader discretion is advised. Mychelle Johnson, wife of former Michigan State basketball standout and current Charlotte Hornets player Miles Bridges, shared a disturbing series of photos on social media that occurred during his alleged assault against her. Court records show Bridges turned himself …

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Nets Are Seeking “Historic Haul” For Kevin Durant

There was a “ferocity” in the nets‘ front office Thursday night as numerous teams called with trade offers for Kevin DurantESPN’s Adrian Wojnarowski said on Sports Center (Twitter link). The response around the league to Durant’s trade request was immediate and intense as more than half the league made inquiries. Wojnarowski said it created an …

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