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Miami Heat fined $25,000 for ”bench decorum” issues during Game 6

It wasn’t about Kyle Lowry’s “closeout” on Al Horford, but it was about Kyle Lowry’s “closeout” on Al Horford. That play sums up why the NBA fined the Miami Heat $25,000 for “violating league rules regarding team bench decorum” during Game 6 of the Eastern Conference Finals. The NBA did not specify the incident after …

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Matt Barnes believes Mike Brown will give Kings needed ‘facelift’

What Barnes believes Kings’ hire of Brown means for franchise originally appeared on NBC Sports Bayarea Matt Barnes knows exactly what new head coach Mike Brown will bring to the Kings. Barnes, who grew up in Sacramento, appeared in 97 games for the Kings over two stints in his 14-year NBA career. His playing days …

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Each person can find different forms of motivation

Christos Tsaltas: Asked Erik Spoelstra on how Draymond Green’s comment motivated the Heat locker room. “I don’t know. Each person can find different forms of motivation. We have a big audacious goal that’s motivating enough”, he said. #HEATCulture Source: Twitter @Tsaltas46 What’s the buzz on Twitter? Ira Winderman @IraHeatBeat From earlier —Eleventh heaven? Heat with …

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Erik Spoelstra on Tyler Herro’s injury status: It’s a wait-and-see thing

Brady Hawk: Erik Spoelstra on Tyler Herro’s injury status: “He’s doing rest and treatment today. He won’t do any court work or anything today.” “We’ll see him in the morning. See the progress he’s made.” Says it’s a wait and see thing Source: Twitter @BradyHawk305 What’s the buzz on Twitter? Ira Winderman @IraHeatBeat From earlier …

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New draft analysis makes pitch for all three NBA draft potential No. 1 pick

NBA teams will be faced with a tough decision when the NBA draft rolls around in late June. A new draft analysis by CBSSports’ Matt Norlander and Kyle Boone has made a case for all three of the NBA draft’s potential No, 1 picks — Auburn’s Jabari Smith, Gonzaga’s Chet Holmgren and Duke’s Paolo Banchero …

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‘If it was easy, it wouldn’t be us,’ says Derrick White of Celtics’ failure to close out Miami Heat in Game 6

The Boston Celtics always seem to play their best when their collective backs are against the wall, and they managed to put themselves right back into such a position after squandering a chance to close out their 2022 Eastern Conference finals series against the Miami Heat on their home court of TD Garden on Friday …

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Derrick White perfectly sums up Celtics’ situation entering Game 7

Forsberg: If it was easy, it wouldn’t be the Celtics originally appeared on NBC Sports Boston It should have been The Derrick White game. Instead, White plopped down at the podium a short while after the Boston Celtics let Game 6 of the Eastern Conference finals slip away, forcing a decisive Game 7 in Miami …

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Draymond Green ‘broke the code’ by saying Celtics would make NBA Finals over Heat

After helping the Warriors win the West, Draymond Green was repeatedly asked by Shaquille O’Neal on TNT about an NBA Finals opponent. green: We’re going to play Boston. That’s who we’re going to play. Though brazen for a player to say, the prediction was far from outlandish. The better team for months, the Celtics had …

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Udonis Haslem rips Draymond Green, claims he ‘broke the code’ with Celtics prediction

Haslem rips Green, claims he ‘broke the code’ with Celtics prediction on TNT originally appeared on NBC Sports Boston Very few people outside of South Florida thought the Miami Heat were going to stave off elimination by beating the Boston Celtics on the road in Game 6 of the Eastern Conference Finals. Whether it was …

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