Alexander: Don’t expect Dodgers to repeat their 2020 NLCS comeback — Whittier Daily News

LOS ANGELES — Have we mentioned this isn’t anything like last year? (Actually, we have.) A year ago, the Dodgers faced a 3-1 series deficit against the Atlanta Braves and won three elimination games en route to the World Series and ultimately a championship. Already this year, the Dodgers have won three more elimination games,…

Alexander: Don’t expect Dodgers to repeat their 2020 NLCS comeback — Whittier Daily News

Report: Pelicans concerned about Zion Williamson weighing more than 300 pounds — ProBasketballTalk | NBC Sports

Zion Williamson’s health has been central to the friction between him and the Pelicans.

Report: Pelicans concerned about Zion Williamson weighing more than 300 pounds — ProBasketballTalk | NBC Sports

Nuggets swat Suns to seize resounding opening-night victory — The Denver Post

PHOENIX – Aaron Gordon soared like gravity was optional, and the Nuggets did something they failed to do last postseason. On opening night, in front of a rowdy Phoenix crowd, the Nuggets swatted the Suns. Denver’s 110-98 win erased some of the pain of last year’s 4-0 sweep, and set the tone for a season…

Nuggets swat Suns to seize resounding opening-night victory — The Denver Post

Brown erupts, but Celtics fall to Knicks in 2OT — Sentinel and Enterprise

By Brian Mahoney AP Basketball Writer NEW YORK — Julius Randle scored 35 points, Evan Fournier made the go-ahead 3-pointer in the second overtime and added 32 against his former team, and the New York Knicks outlasted Jaylen Brown and the Boston Celtics 138-134 on Wednesday night. Brown scored a career-high 46 points after overcoming a…

Brown erupts, but Celtics fall to Knicks in 2OT — Sentinel and Enterprise