Celtics secure TPE for sign-and-trade of Hayward to Hornets, biggest ever — Celtics Wire

The Boston Celtics have signed-and-traded veteran forward Gordon Hayward to the Charlotte Hornets along with two second-round picks in exchange for a future second-rounder according to The Athletic’s Shams Charania. The move is the resolution of the drama sparked by the Butler product opting to decamp from the Celtics to the Hornets this offseason, and…

Celtics secure TPE for sign-and-trade of Hayward to Hornets, biggest ever — Celtics Wire

Report: Lakers, Clippers among four teams pursuing Glenn Robinson III — ProBasketballTalk | NBC Sports

The Kings and Jazz also are reportedly interested.

Report: Lakers, Clippers among four teams pursuing Glenn Robinson III — ProBasketballTalk | NBC Sports

Jurgen Klopp admits Brighton penalty decision was correct after sarcastically applauding linesman in Liverpool draw — The US Sun

LIVERPOOL boss Jurgen Klopp has admitted the decision to award Brighton a dramatic penalty at the Amex Stadium was correct. However, in the immediate aftermath the German sarcastically applauded the linesman. Jurgen Klopp saw his side concede a penalty in injury time away at BrightonA fascinating interview between Jurgen Klopp and @TheDesKelly discussing Liverpool’s draw…

Jurgen Klopp admits Brighton penalty decision was correct after sarcastically applauding linesman in Liverpool draw — The US Sun

NBA releases shorter preseason schedule; games start Dec. 11 — WFLA

reseason contests will continue through Dec. 19 with teams beginning training camps next week with plans to reveal the first half of the 72-game regular-season schedule — that meaning games to be played between Dec. 22 and March 4 — in the coming days.

NBA releases shorter preseason schedule; games start Dec. 11 — WFLA

Chris Bosh says he ‘took offense’ to LeBron leaving Heat for Cavaliers, took months to get over — ProBasketballTalk | NBC Sports

LeBron James has ushered in the player-empowerment era, usurping control from ownership and management.

Chris Bosh says he ‘took offense’ to LeBron leaving Heat for Cavaliers, took months to get over — ProBasketballTalk | NBC Sports

Warriors officially sign Wiseman; second-rounder Mannion gets two-way deal — East Bay Times

The Warriors announced Friday that they officially signed No. 2 overall pick James Wiseman to an NBA contract. Wiseman’s signing is no surprise after the Warriors spent their top offseason asset to acquire his draft rights. The Memphis product is expected to make his Warriors debut next month when the NBA season opens Dec. 22.…

Warriors officially sign Wiseman; second-rounder Mannion gets two-way deal — East Bay Times

Celtics Scheduled To Play 76ers, Nets As Part Of NBA’s 2020 Preseason Slate — NESN.com

Sign In The NBA’s 2020 preseason schedule it out, and the Celtics have two interesting matchups on their calendar. Boston will play their first preseason contest against the 76ers in Philadelphia on Tuesday, Dec. 15 at 7 p.m. ET. Former Celtics head coach Doc Rivers joined the Sixers this offseason after seven seasons leading the…

Celtics Scheduled To Play 76ers, Nets As Part Of NBA’s 2020 Preseason Slate — NESN.com

Raptors to play three preseason games

RAPTORS PRESEASON SCHEDULE

The Toronto Raptors announced Friday they will play a three-game preseason schedule as part of the 2020-21 campaign. The Raptors will travel to play two games at the Spectrum Center in Charlotte. The first game against the Hornets will played Dec. 12 at 7 p.m., followed by another game Dec. 14 at 7 p.m. The Raptors will return to their temporary home in Tampa and complete the preseason by hosting the Miami Heat at Amalie Arena on Dec. 18 at 7 p.m. Broadcast details for the preseason will be provided at a later date.

DATEOPPONENTLOCATIONTIME
Dec. 12Charlotteat Charlotte7:00 p.m.
Dec. 14Charlotteat Charlotte7:00 p.m.
Dec. 18Miamiat Tampa7:00 p.m.

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Tampa Bay outfielder Arozarena released in Mexico’s Yucatan — MLB | NBC Sports

Tampa Bay outfielder Randy Arozarena was released by Mexican authorities Thursday after his former partner told a judge in Yucatan state that she did not want to press charges.

Tampa Bay outfielder Arozarena released in Mexico’s Yucatan — MLB | NBC Sports