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Charlotte Hornets' Miles Bridges charged with felony domestic violence;  wife posts pictures of apparent injuries

Charlotte Hornets’ Miles Bridges charged with felony domestic violence; wife posts pictures of apparent injuries

Charlotte Hornets restricted free agent Miles Bridges has been charged with felony domestic violence stemming from an incident earlier this week, the Los Angeles Police Department confirmed Friday. Tea LAPD posted on Twitter that Bridges was arrested for “intimate partner violence with injury,” a felony, on Wednesday following an incident two days earlier in West …

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Why Kevin Durant has sights set on Phoenix;  latest on Damian Lillard, Kings and Warriors

Why Kevin Durant has sights set on Phoenix; latest on Damian Lillard, Kings and Warriors

A few thoughts here as Day 2 of NBA free agency unfolds… Kevin Durant sweepstakes, Day II All eyes are on Phoenix when it comes to Durant, the Nets star who is believed to be targeting the Suns as his preferred next destination. Yet while I wrote at length on Thursday about how a deal …

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Before Kevin Durant trade request, Nets owner Joseph Tsai already had reason to be furious

Before Kevin Durant trade request, Nets owner Joseph Tsai already had reason to be furious

Kyrie Irving’s decision this week to opt into the final year of his deal in Brooklyn did not soothe Kevin Durant’s wandering mind. Durant asked to be traded on the opening day of NBA free agency, even though Irving took the $37 million sitting in front of him without any trade stipulations attached. The Nets …

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US basketball star Griner goes on trial in Russia on drug charges

US basketball star Griner goes on trial in Russia on drug charges

WNBA star Griner detained in Russia since February Kremlin says case is not politically motivated Athlete says she is finding detention hard This content was produced in Russia, where the law restricts coverage of Russian military operations in Ukraine KHIMKI, Russia, July 1 (Reuters) – US basketball star Brittney Griner went on trial in a …

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Hornets' Miles Bridges' wife Mychelle Johnson shares photos of alleged domestic violence attack

Hornets’ Miles Bridges’ wife Mychelle Johnson shares photos of alleged domestic violence attack

The wife of Charlotte Hornets player Miles Bridges broke her silence and shared the harrowing aftermath of an alleged domestic violence attack that landed the basketball player in jail. “I hate that it has come to this but I can’t be silent anymore,” Mychelle Johnson, 24, posted to Instagram. “I’ve allowed someone to destroy my …

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NBA Star Miles Bridges' Wife Mychelle Johnson Comes Forward to Accuse Him of Abuse, Posts Photos of Bruises

NBA Star Miles Bridges’ Wife Mychelle Johnson Comes Forward to Accuse Him of Abuse, Posts Photos of Bruises

On Wednesday afternoon, rising NBA star Miles Bridges was arrested by Los Angeles Police for felony domestic violence. The 24-year-old Charlotte Hornets forward ended up behind bars on the eve of free agency, where he was expected to command a $100 million+ deal after a breakout season leading his team in scoring. He was released …

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Karl-Anthony Towns, Minnesota Timberwolves agree to 4-year, $224 million supermax extension

Karl-Anthony Towns, Minnesota Timberwolves agree to 4-year, $224 million supermax extension

12:11 AM ET Tim BontempsESPN Minnesota Timberwolves star Karl-Anthony Towns has agreed on a four-year, $224 million supermax extension, his agent, Jessica Holtz of CAA Basketball told ESPN’s Adrian Wojnarowski. The deal begins with the 2024-25 season and delivers Towns’ total contract value to six years and $295 million. Towns, 26, the No. 1 overall …

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Did Kevin Durant's trade request give a Kyrie Irving Lakers deal new life?

Did Kevin Durant’s trade request give a Kyrie Irving Lakers deal new life?

Kevin Durant shocked the NBA world a few hours before free agency began, requesting a trade from the Brooklyn Nets on Thursday afternoon according to The Athletic‘s Shams Charania. The ripple effects of the Durant trade demand have the power to reshape the league—including the Los Angeles Lakers’ future. Only two days have passed since …

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Did Kevin Durant's trade request give a Kyrie Irving Lakers deal new life?

Did Kevin Durant’s trade request give a Kyrie Irving Lakers deal new life?

Kevin Durant shocked the NBA world a few hours before free agency began, requesting a trade from the Brooklyn Nets on Thursday afternoon according to The Athletic‘s Shams Charania. The ripple effects of the Durant trade demand have the power to reshape the league—including the Los Angeles Lakers’ future. Only two days have passed since …

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