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Shelly: Owners Would Like to Defend Sterling

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In an hourlong interview Monday in a penthouse suite at the Ritz-Carlton New York, (Shelly) Sterling, 79, and her lawyer, Pierce O’Donnell, vowed to fight the league if it tried to force her out.

(Question:) Have you spoken with any other N.B.A. owners since your husband’s suspension was announced?

(Sterling:) No, I haven’t. But I often wonder: If the wife of one of the owners had done this, and if the roles were reversed, would they take the team away from the man? Is it something sexist? Is it the man’s club? The owners are afraid of their own issues. Because I’m sure if anybody goes into all their records, they have skeletons in their closets. They would probably like to defend Donald, because he’s one of the oldest owners. But I think they’re all afraid because of their players. They’re afraid to get involved because if one sticks up for him, then maybe the players will go against them.

via Scott Cacciola of The New York Times

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Report: Jusuf Nurkic Out Indefinitely with Broken Right Wrist

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Jusuf Nurkic can’t seem to catch a figurative break when it comes to literal breaks.

The 7-0 center out of Bosnian and Herzegovina suffered a broken right wrist in the third quarter of Thursday’s game versus the Pacers Thursday night at the Moda Center.

The injury occurred around the 8:40 mark of the third quarter, as Nurkic fell after contesting a drive attempt by Pacers center Myles Turner. Nurkic took a hard fall to the floor and remained there for some time before getting up and immediately heading to the locker room with members of the team’s medical staff. X-rays taken taken during the game showed a fracture to his right wrist, which, depending on the severity and location of the break, could sideline the center for the foreseeable future.

Source: Portland Trail Blazers

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Sources: Rockets, Nets, Pacers, Cavaliers Agree to Four-Team Trade

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Reporting with @RamonaShelburne: Brooklyn is acquiring Houston’s James Harden in a blockbuster deal, sources tell ESPN.


The Indiana Pacers are moving Victor Oladipo to the Rockets for package around Caris LeVert, sources tell @TheAthleticNBA @Stadium.


Rockets are acquiring Caris LeVert in James Harden deal from Brooklyn and sending LeVert to Indiana to acquire two-time All-Star Victor Oladipo — in addition to the four first-round picks and four draft pick swaps, sources said.

Source: Adrian Wojnarowski and Shams Charania on Twitter

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Sources: Thomas Bryant Out for Season with Torn Left ACL

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Washington Wizards C Thomas Bryant has suffered a torn ACL to his left knee, source tells ESPN.

Source: Adrian Wojnarowski on Twitter

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