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Cleveland Cavaliers center Tristan Thompson fined $25,000 for Game 1 altercation; foul downgraded to Flagrant 1

NEW YORK — Cleveland Cavaliers center Tristan Thompson has been fined $ 25,000 for failing to leave the court in a timely manner following his ejection and for shoving the basketball in the face of Golden State Warriors forward/center Draymond Green, it was announced Friday night by Kiki VanDeWeghe, Executive Vice President, Basketball Operations. The incident occurred with 2.6 seconds ...

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Machado center of trade talk in Chicago arrival

CHICAGO — Manny Machado had just arrived at his corner clubhouse stall Monday afternoon when a collection of 20 reporters and cameras began to close in. As has become a regular occurrence when the Orioles shortstop arrives in a city where he has been rumored to land if he is traded, his presence created a palpable buzz 3 1/2 hours ...

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Resurgent Kevin Love at the center of Cavaliers' stunning Game 2 rout

Kevin Love wasn’t thrilled about being named the starting center for Game 2 of the Cleveland Cavaliers‘ second-round showdown with the Toronto Raptors – but you wouldn’t know it by looking at his final stat line. Love terrorized the Raptors on Thursday, pouring in 31 points, adding 11 rebounds, and generally making life miserable for whoever was tasked with guarding ...

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Bucks starting center John Henson out for Game 3

MILWAUKEE (AP) — Milwaukee Bucks starting center John Henson will miss the playoff game Friday night against the Boston Celtics with a sore back. Seven-footer Tyler Zeller, who used to play for Boston, is listed as the probable starter. The Bucks trail Boston 2-0 in their best-of-seven, first-round Eastern Conference playoff series. Coach Joe Prunty has also listed Malcolm Brogdon as the probable starter over Tony Snell at guard alongside Eric Bleds… ...

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Cleveland Cavaliers officially sign veteran center Kendrick Perkins

CLEVELAND, OH – The Cleveland Cavaliers have signed center Kendrick Perkinsto a contract for the remainder of the season, Cavaliers General Manager Koby Altman announced today. Perkins (6-10, 270) spent part of the 2017-18 season with the Canton Charge, the Cavaliers’ exclusivel… NBA.com: News

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