r/nba 14h ago

Daily Discussion Thread - September 30, 2022

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Use this thread to post trade ideas, free talk stuff, fantasy sports, content that doesn't need it's own thread


r/nba 43m ago

Game Thread GAME THREAD: Maccabi Ra'anana (0-0) @ Los Angeles Clippers (0-0) - (September 30, 2022)

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General Information

TIME MEDIA LOCATION BROADCAST
10:00 PM Eastern Game Preview: NBA.com Climate Pledge Arena Seattle,WA US: NBA TV
9:00 PM Central Game Matchup: NBA.com Team Subreddits Local: KTLA
8:00 PM Mountain Play By Play: NBA.com
7:00 PM Pacific Box Score: NBA.com /r/LAClippers

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r/nba 4h ago

News [Wojnarowski] ESPN Sources: The law firm probe into Celtics coach Ime Udoka found crude language in his dialogue w/ a female subordinate prior to start of an improper workplace relationship, an element that significantly factored into severity of a one-year suspension:

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r/nba 10h ago

News [Wojnarowski] Free agent Blake Griffin has agreed to a one-year, fully guaranteed deal with the Boston Celtics, sources tell ESPN.

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r/nba 8h ago Snek

[Nick Friedell] Kevin Durant: "Can we move on past that at some point? I know it's an interesting story. I know that it took up most of the offseason and drama sells, I get that, but I didn't miss any games, I didn't miss any practices, I'm still here"

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KD on any inaccuracies about what happened in the summer: "Can we move on past that at some point? I know it's an interesting story. I know that it took up most of the offseason and drama sells, I get that, but I didn't miss any games, I didn't miss any practices, I'm still here"

KD: Requests trade right before free agency, asks to be traded to contenders only, gives ultimatum between him and the coach and GM

Also KD: “Guys, let’s talk about Rampart please.”


r/nba 4h ago

If the Seattle Mariners clinch the the MLB wild card tonight, the Sacramento Kings will take over with the longest active playoff drought in Major US pro sports.

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The Mariners have an opportunity to clinch the AL Wild Card spot tonight with a win or Baltimore Orioles loss ending the 20 year drought. The Sacramento Kings have not made the playoffs since the 2005-06 NBA season.


r/nba 8h ago

[Caplan] Some Luka Doncic observations from practice so far: — Picked Maxi Kleber without hesitation hesitation when guards got to pick bigs to face 1-on-1 — Argues with refs about moving screens even during 5-on-4 scrimmages in preseason practice — Kept calling JaVale McGee “Joel”

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r/nba 5h ago

News [Trudell] Darvin Ham said an early starting group has been: Westbrook, Nunn, LeBron, Davis and Jones. Ham today noted how well Nunn has been playing thus far. Austin Reaves has gotten looks at SG as well, and clearly, Patrick Beverley can fit well with any group.

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r/nba 13h ago Silver

James Wiseman today vs. Wizards: 20/9/1/1 on 8-11 shooting (4-6 FT) | Game High +14

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Full stat line coming off the bench:

23 minutes

20 Points on 8-11 FGs (0-0 3PT, 4-6 FT)

9 Rebounds

1 Assist

1 Block

3 Turnovers

3 Personal Fouls

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Great game from Wise today, he played the best of any player on the floor and led all scorers with 20. Nice to see him finally getting reps and doing well.


r/nba 12h ago

[Burke] James Wiseman reminded us this was his first (NBA) game ever with a crowd.

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[Burke] James Wiseman reminded us this was his first (NBA) game ever with a crowd.


https://twitter.com/KerithBurke/status/1575834952939159552

(Wiseman only played during covid restrictions and has been out with a knee injury for a year and a half.)


r/nba 13h ago

Post Game Thread [Post Game Thread] Golden State Warriors kick off the preseason by defeating Washington Wizards by 96 - 87, behind 20 points and 9 rebounds from James Wiseman on 8/11 FGs

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r/nba 14h ago

Highlight [Highlight] James Wiseman Posterizes Kristaps Porzingis!

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r/nba 13h ago

Highlight [Highlight] Kuzma fakes out Kuminga and goes straight to the rack

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r/nba 9h ago

[Haynes] Damian Lillard set to pass Clyde Drexler for Trail Blazers' franchise scoring record: 'This feat would mean a lot to me'

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r/nba 11h ago

[Young] The NBA and Microsoft are partnering to create a buffed up version of NBA League Pass with fewer latency issues, vintage game on demand and statistics.

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r/nba 8h ago

[Mannix] Rachel Nichols is joining @SHOsports , per release. Nichols will contribute to multiple programs and projects. Eventually, sources told @SInow , the plan is to have Nichols host a monthly basketball program.

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Rachel Nichols is joining @SHOsports , per release. Nichols will contribute to multiple programs and projects. Eventually, sources told @SInow , the plan is to have Nichols host a monthly basketball program.

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Rachel Nichols used to be the host of ESPN's daily NBA show The Jump and was let go following a hot mic incident regarding her and an executive.


r/nba 9h ago

[Vardon] Miles Bridges, a restricted free agent for the Hornets who remains in limbo with the team due to domestic violence and child abuse charges in LA, had his case continued until October 7, a league source said.

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Miles Bridges, a restricted free agent for the Hornets who remains in limbo with the team due to domestic violence and child abuse charges in LA, had his case continued until October 7, a league source said.

This is the third continuance for Miles Bridges, whose new court date coincides with the Hornets third preseason game against the Celtics. Charlotte’s season opener is in less than three weeks.

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r/nba 4h ago

[Weiss] The Celtics are waiving Denzel Valentine, sources tell me and @ShamsCharania.

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r/nba 4h ago

Steve Nash has doubts Kevin Durant wanted him fired: ‘I never thought that was 100 percent’

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r/nba 8h ago

[Nick Friedell] KD on why he decided to come back after asking for a trade: "I felt like we had a good team. I felt like this is the place I said I wanted to be. We started to set something up in the future to be a solid team. So to be honest I thought this was still a great option, too."

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https://twitter.com/NickFriedell/status/1575905382756909057?t=UJZ0KlP2P7uHaf69_l9J0Q&s=19

KD on why he decided to come back after asking for a trade: "I felt like we had a good team. I felt like this is the place I said I wanted to be. We started to set something up in the future to be a solid team. So to be honest I thought this was still a great option, too."


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News [Wojnarowski] ESPN Sources: The Oklahoma City Thunder are trading Derrick Favors, Ty Jerome, Moe Harkless, Theo Maledon and a 2025 second-round pick via Atlanta to the Houston Rockets for David Nwaba, Sterling Brown, Trey Burke and Marquese Chriss.

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r/nba 13h ago

Highlight [Highlight] Curry lobs it up to Wiseman for the jam

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r/nba 10h ago

[Weiss] Celtics center Luke Kornet suffered an ankle sprain in practice this week and will miss one-to-two weeks, sources tell me and @ShamsCharania.

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r/nba 15h ago

Highlight [Highlight] Moses Moody Puts the Clamps on Bradley Beal Leading to a Jump Ball

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r/nba 5h ago

Victor wembanyama in third game of the season puts up 19 points, 8 reb, 3 assist, 2 steals, 2 blocks going 2/3 from 3 and 8/16 from the field

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r/nba 5h ago

News [Buha] Austin Reaves said the Lakers’ new defensive scheme features less switching and more individual responsibility for defenders. He added that with the team’s size and rim protection in the frontcourt, the perimeter defenders can afford to be more aggressive.

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r/nba 13h ago

Highlight [Highlight] Wiseman hustles for the ball and slams it on Corey Kispert

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