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Nets' Simmons (calf strain) out 3 more games

The Brooklyn Nets have ruled out Ben Simmons for at least the next three games due to a left calf strain. ... Continue Reading

'Getting boring' jokes Kidd after Luka's latest feat

Luka Doncic posted the fifth 40-point triple-double of his career -- and third this season -- against the Warriors to help Dallas halt a four-game skid. ... Continue Reading

NBA: Multiple missed calls at end of Thunder-Pels

The league's Last Two Minute Report on Tuesday said the Thunder should have had a chance to tie the game, among several missed calls at the end of their loss to the Pelicans. ... Continue Reading

Bulls gave Donovan extension before season

Billy Donovan agreed to a contract extension with the Bulls before the start of the season, the team announced Tuesday. ... Continue Reading

Sources: Calf strain to sideline KAT for 4-6 weeks

Karl-Anthony Towns is expected to miss four to six weeks with a right calf strain, sources told ESPN's Adrian Wojnarowski. ... Continue Reading

Ham: Lakers' late collapse vs. Pacers 'on me'

Darvin Ham took the blame after the Lakers failed to protect a 17-point lead with less than 10 minutes remaining in the fourth quarter on Monday. ... Continue Reading

Nets' Simmons out vs. Wiz with knee soreness

Ben Simmons will not play in Wednesday's game against the Wizards as he continues to deal with left knee soreness. ... Continue Reading

Roundtable: Are Brook Lopez, Bol Bol and Lauri Markkanen here to stay?

Brook Lopez, Lauri Markkanen, Bol Bol, O.G. Anunoby and Kelly Olynyk have all exceeded expectations in the first quarter of the NBA season. Our expects explain which of the hot-starting players have the most staying power. ... Continue Reading

Big-name stars to trade for now in fantasy basketball

John Cregan highlights several big-name players who are worth trading for now before their fantasy value rises. ... Continue Reading

'Teams are looking for a different type of big': The Cavaliers have two

Cleveland isn't the only NBA team choosing size over small ball. But with Evan Mobley and Jarrett Allen, the Cavs might have the blueprint for the modern big-man duo. ... Continue Reading

NBA Power Rankings: Celtics and Suns surging into December

Boston is red hot ahead of two showdowns with Miami, while Phoenix and Denver are bringing some order to the West. ... Continue Reading

Slumping Mavs sign K. Walker to boost backcourt

The Mavericks have signed veteran guard Kemba Walker to address their glaring need for another creator in Luka Doncic's supporting cast. ... Continue Reading

The Clippers are committed to the Kawhi experience -- for better or worse

The Clips put in all their chips on Kawhi Leonard, the Bucks' MVP isn't letting a ladder get in his way and Golden State's return to winning in this week's The Hoop Collective. ... Continue Reading

Mavericks sign Kemba to boost backcourt

The Mavericks intend to sign veteran guard Kemba Walker to address their glaring need for another creator in Luka Doncic's supporting cast, sources confirmed to ESPN. ... Continue Reading

Embiid returns with 30 points, winner for 76ers

Joel Embiid hit the game-winning shot and made a game-saving steal for Philadelphia in his return Monday night from a foot sprain. ... Continue Reading