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NBA restart – Potential surprise players for all 22 teams

[ad_1] All 22 NBA teams have arrived at the bubble in Orlando, Florida, which means teams are practicing and gearing up for the season to resume on July 30. The seeding-game schedule is set and playoff seeds are still up for grabs. While some teams' rotations are set, others will look for players to carry an additional load due to teammates not going into the bubble.So which players could surprise
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Brooklyn Nets sign veteran Michael Beasley as substitute player

[ad_1] After officially signing with the Brooklyn Nets on Thursday afternoon, Michael Beasley has made his way to Orlando where he has begun league-mandated quarantine.During a conference call with reporters, general manager Sean Marks said that Beasley arrived at the team's hotel, passed a physical examination and must be test negative for coronavirus for six consecutive days before he is cleared to join the team at practice.The Nets had vacant
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Brooklyn Nets won’t have Spencer Dinwiddie after positive coronavirus tests

[ad_1] Brooklyn Nets guard Spencer Dinwiddie announced Tuesday that he won't join his team in Orlando, Florida, for the NBA restart after testing positive again for the coronavirus.Dinwiddie tweeted the news.After another positive test yesterday and considering the symptoms, @BrooklynNets, team doctors and I have decided that it would be in the best interest for me and the team that I do not play in Orlando. I will be supporting
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Kyrie Irving’s TV program calls for action in Breonna Taylor’s death

[ad_1] NEW YORK -- Brooklyn Nets star Kyrie Irving is joining rapper Common and others for a TV special calling for action following the death of Breonna Taylor.Irving is producing "#SAYHERNAME: BREONNA TAYLOR," which will debut Wednesday at 7 p.m. EDT on the PlayersTv digital and broadcast network.Taylor, a 26-year-old Black emergency medical technician, was shot eight times in Louisville, Kentucky, by plainclothes officers serving a narcotics search warrant without
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NBA Power Rankings and big questions for all 22 teams ahead of the restart

[ad_1] The NBA is less than a month away from restarting the 2019-20 season.With teams beginning to arrive at Walt Disney World on Tuesday and training camps set to begin on Thursday, it's time to take stock of the teams that will face off later this month at Disney's ESPN Wide World of Sports Complex in Orlando, Florida.Each roster is full of questions that need to be answered during the
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Brooklyn Nets GM says team committed to sending group to Orlando, despite holdouts

[ad_1] Nets general manager Sean Marks said the organization is committed to sending a group to Orlando for the NBA's restart in late July, despite several players saying they will not make the trip."We have a job to do," Marks said during a virtual news conference Wednesday morning. "We have to bring a team to Orlando. We will bring a team to Orlando. We will go down there and we
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Nets’ DeAndre Jordan, Spencer Dinwiddie say they tested positive for coronavirus

[ad_1] Brooklyn Nets center DeAndre Jordan has ruled himself out of the season's resumption in Orlando, Florida, after testing positive for the coronavirus, and teammate Spencer Dinwiddie is "strongly considering" doing the same, sources told ESPN's Adrian Wojnarowski."Found out last night and confirmed again today that I've tested positive for Covid while being back in market," Jordan posted to Twitter on Monday evening. "As a result of this, I will
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Nets’ Spencer Dinwiddie says he recently tested positive for coronavirus

[ad_1] Brooklyn Nets star Spencer Dinwiddie has been diagnosed with coronavirus and is not sure he will be able to participate when the season resumes, he told The Athletic on Monday."Over the past few months, I have been diligent about protecting myself and others from COVID-19 by following all designated protocol and quarantining," Dinwiddie said in a statement. "I was ready and prepared to rejoin my teammates. ... I flew
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Nets’ Wilson Chandler opting out to remain with family

[ad_1] NEW YORK -- Brooklyn Nets forward Wilson Chandler has informed the team that he is opting out of playing in Orlando.Chandler cited spending more time with his family -- particularly his grandmother, who raised him, and three children -- as the primary reason for sitting out."As difficult as it will be to not be with my teammates, the health and well-being of my family has to come first," Chandler
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2020 NBA schedule – The 12 most important games of the restarted regular season

[ad_1] 8:24 PM ETNick FriedellCloseESPN Staff WriterNick Friedell is the Chicago Bulls beat reporter for ESPN Chicago. Friedell is a graduate of the S.I. Newhouse School of Public Communications at Syracuse University and joined ESPNChicago.com for its launch in April 2009.Tim MacMahonCloseESPN Staff WriterJoined ESPNDallas.com in September 2009Covers the Dallas Cowboys and Dallas MavericksAppears regularly on ESPN Dallas 103.3 FMThe 2020 NBA season restart finally has its schedule.Each team will