• May 24, 2022

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Amanda Nunes tests positive for COVID-19; Bantamweight title defense vs. Julianna Pena off

Amanda Nunes tests positive for COVID-19; Bantamweight title defense vs. Julianna Pena off

Amanda Nunes, the pound-for-pound best female fighter in the UFC, will have to wait a little longer for the next defense of her bantamweight championship. She tested positive for COVID, UFC chief business officer Hunter…

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Raptors drop 9th straight with loss to Rockets

Raptors drop 9th straight with loss to Rockets

Stephen Silas walked off the court at halftime thinking he’d seen a sign. Danuel House Jr. swished a 51-footer at the buzzer, sending the Rockets to the locker room on a high after 20 consecutive…

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Victor Oladipo turned down 2-year, $45.2 million extension from Houston Rockets

Victor Oladipo turned down 2-year, $45.2 million extension from Houston Rockets

Houston Rockets guard Victor Oladipo recently turned down a two-year, $45.2 million maximum contract extension, the most the franchise could offer him before summer free agency, sources told ESPN. As expected, Oladipo is pursuing a longer-term deal, sources…

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VanVleet sets new Toronto Raptors record with 54 points in a single game

VanVleet sets new Toronto Raptors record with 54 points in a single game

Fred VanVleet, hitting 11 three-pointers, put on a show with a franchise-record 54 points as the Toronto Raptors defeated the Orlando Magic 123-108 on Tuesday. The Raptors’ previous single-game scoring record was 52 points, set…

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Houston Rockets expand trade talks beyond James Harden’s preferred teams

Houston Rockets expand trade talks beyond James Harden’s preferred teams

The Houston Rockets are increasingly expanding trade considerations on All-NBA guard James Harden beyond his preferred destinations of Brooklyn and Philadelphia, sources told ESPN. Several playoff-caliber teams in the Eastern and Western conferences have told ESPN that they’re finding…

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Houston Rockets’ James Harden open to being traded to Philadelphia 76ers, other NBA contenders

Houston Rockets’ James Harden open to being traded to Philadelphia 76ers, other NBA contenders

The relationship continues to deteriorate between the Houston Rockets and superstar guard James Harden, who hasn’t reported for team practices yet this week. Rockets head coach Stephen Silas hasn’t given much information on when Harden could…

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Houston Rockets, Washington Wizards agree to Russell Westbrook-John Wall trade

Houston Rockets, Washington Wizards agree to Russell Westbrook-John Wall trade

The Washington Wizards and Houston Rockets have agreed to trade two disgruntled star point guards, John Wall and Russell Westbrook, in a blockbuster deal, the teams informed Wednesday. The Wizards are sending Wall and a lottery-protected 2023 first-round NBA draft pick to the Rockets…