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Paul George Could Miss Next NBA Season

“It was difficult to watch the injury that Paul George sustained,” Adam Silver, Commissioner of the National Basketball Association, said in a statement released on Saturday, echoing sentiments felt by spectators, coaches, and players alike. The Pacers’ All-Star’s injury, which occurred during Team USA’s exhibition game in Las Vegas at the Thomas & Mack Center Friday night, happened when George …

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Dick Bavetta Officiates 2,633 NBA Games Straight

During the Brooklyn Nets vs. New York Knicks game Wednesday night, NBA referee Dick Bavetta officiated his 2,633rd consecutive regular season game, which beat MLB Baltimore Orioles shortstop Cal Ripkin Jr.’s long-standing record for the longest back-to-back participation in an American professional sporting event. Richard T. “Dick” Bavetta, 74, got his start as an NBA referee in 1975, and he …

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