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Senior lead NBA Insider/Writer/Analyst for The Athletic and Stadium;

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Joined August 2010
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16 hours ago
Hornets’ Jalen McDaniels and Mason Plumlee have also entered health and safety protocols, team says.
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16 hours ago
Charlotte Hornets guards LaMelo Ball and Terry Rozier have both entered COVID-19 health and safety protocols and are expected to miss several games, sources tell @TheAthletic @Stadium.
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16 hours ago
Ball and Rozier are expected to be sidelined for at least 10 days, or unless they record two negative tests in a 24-hour period moving forward, sources said. Charlotte will be without its young star and fellow starting guard for the time being.
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16 hours ago
Charlotte Hornets guards LaMelo Ball and Terry Rozier have both entered COVID-19 health and safety protocols and are expected to miss several games, sources tell @TheAthletic @Stadium.
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16 hours ago
Charlotte Hornets guards LaMelo Ball and Terry Rozier have both entered COVID-19 health and safety protocols and are expected to miss several games, sources tell @TheAthletic @Stadium.
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a day ago
Sources: Beginning Dec. 17, NBA players who have not received booster COVID-19 dose will be subject to game day testing. Also on Dec. 17, team personnel who have yet to receive booster are no longer permitted to interact with players, travel with team or continue as Tier 1.
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a day ago
Sources: Timberwolves star Karl-Anthony Towns is out tonight vs. Nets.
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Free agent Wesley Matthews plans to sign a deal with the Bucks, sources tell @TheAthletic @Stadium. The 12-year veteran, who spent last season with the Los Angeles Lakers, is set to return to Milwaukee.
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a day ago
The Milwaukee Bucks are waiving forward Georgios Kalaitzakis, sources tell @TheAthletic @Stadium.
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a day ago
The Trail Blazers conducted an investigation spanning over one month into Olshey for workplace misconduct (). The franchise will now begin its search for a new head of basketball operations.
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a day ago
The Trail Blazers terminated GM Neil Olshey due to violations of the team’s Code of Conduct, team says. Director of Player Personnel Joe Cronin has been promoted to interim GM while Portland conducts search for replacement.
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a day ago
The Trail Blazers terminated GM Neil Olshey due to violations of the team’s Code of Conduct, team says. Director of Player Personnel Joe Cronin has been promoted to interim GM while Portland conducts search for replacement.
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a day ago
The Portland Trail Blazers have fired president/GM Neil Olshey.
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The Portland Trail Blazers have fired president/GM Neil Olshey.
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2 days ago
In wake of depleted roster, the Denver Nuggets plan to sign forward Davon Reed of G League affiliate Grand Rapids Gold via hardship exception, sources tell @TheAthletic @Stadium. Reed was a 2017 second-round pick and played two NBA seasons with the Suns and Pacers.
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2 days ago
NBA statement on LeBron James:
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2 days ago
James has had multiple rounds of negative test results since returning to Los Angeles from Sacramento on Tuesday evening, multiple sources said. It appears the initial positive test ultimately was inconclusive result.
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2 days ago
Just in: Lakers star LeBron James has been cleared from health and safety protocols to return on Friday vs. Clippers, after testing positive but since registering multiple negative COVID-19 tests, sources tell @TheAthletic @Stadium.
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2 days ago
Just in: Lakers star LeBron James has been cleared from health and safety protocols to return on Friday vs. Clippers, after testing positive but since registering multiple negative COVID-19 tests, sources tell @TheAthletic @Stadium.
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2 days ago
The New Orleans Pelicans are signing forward Gary Clark to a non-guaranteed deal for the season, sources tell @TheAthletic @Stadium. Clark joins the Pelicans via the NBA G League’s Mexico City Capitanes.
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2 days ago
NBA Players of the Month for October/November: Warriors’ Stephen Curry and Nets’ Kevin Durant.
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2 days ago
NBA Rookies of the Month (October/November): Thunder's Josh Giddey and Cavaliers‘ Evan Mobley.
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2 days ago
Bucks center Brook Lopez underwent back surgery and is out indefinitely.
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Pelicans’ Zion Williamson experienced a slight delay in his rehab due to soreness in his injured right foot. Team is optimistic it is not serious but will dial back his ramp up in approximately a week.
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