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Sources: Dwane Casey Met with Pistons for Head Coaching Job

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Dwane Casey, a front-runner for NBA Coach of the Year, met with Detroit Pistons executives on Thursday to discuss the franchise’s head coaching opening, league sources told ESPN.

Casey interviewed with a Pistons contingent in Michigan that includes new senior adviser Ed Stefanski and coaching-search consultants Bernie Bickerstaff and Jim Lynam, league sources said.

Casey led the Raptors to a franchise-record 59 regular-season victories and an Eastern Conference semifinal appearance, but a second consecutive sweep in the playoffs to Cleveland ended his tenure.

Source: Adrian Wojnarowski of ESPN

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Sources: Chris Paul, Rajon Rondo, Brandon Ingram Suspended Multiple Games

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Sources: NBA suspensions – Brandon Ingram 4 games; Rajon Rondo 3 games; Chris Paul 2 games.

Source: Adrian Wojnarowski on Twitter

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Report: Jontay Porter Out for Season with Torn ACL, MCL

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Missouri sophomore Jontay Porter will miss the entire upcoming season after tearing his ACL and MCL on Sunday, the school announced.

Porter suffered the injuries during a closed scrimmage against Southern Illinois.

He is the younger brother of Michael Porter Jr., the former top recruit who missed the majority of his lone season at Missouri last year before being drafted in the first round of the NBA draft by the Denver Nuggets in June.

Jontay Porter, a 6-foot-11 power forward, averaged 9.9 points, 6.8 rebounds and 1.7 blocks last season and was expected to see a jump in production in 2018-19. He was named preseason second-team all-SEC last week.

Source: Jeff Borzello of ESPN

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Sources: Kevin Knox Out Two-to-Four Weeks with Left Ankle Injury

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Sources on @TheAthleticNBA @WatchStadium: Initial timetable on New York Knicks rookie Kevin Knox: 2-to-4 weeks. Knox injured his left ankle tonight.

Source: Shams Charania on Twitter

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