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While celebrating after Game 5, Birdsong looked into Philadelphia’s thinning crowd and saw Erving’s then-wife, Turquoise, “in unbelief, shocked” in the stands.New Orleans Pelicans face coverings

But once Young established himself as an All-Star, averaging 29.6 points and 9.3 assists per game during the COVID-19 shortened season, it was time for the franchise to put the pieces around him to make the playoffs. Not only was it a mandate from Hawks primary owner Tony Ressler, this is an NBA where stars have massive power to determine where they play. The window to prove the franchise could build a winner around Young wasn’t going to be open forever.Orlando Magic face coverings
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The NBA names the Knicks’ Tom Thibodeau its Coach of the Year:

From what the biggest surprises have been in this series to who can be the X factor to determine whether we see a Game 7, our experts break down all things Clippers and Mavericks ahead of Game 6 (9 p.m. ET on ESPN/ESPN App) on Friday night.

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Injuries have been a main character throughout this NBA season, so it would be unrealistic for it to allow the most anticipated playoff series to unfold uninterrupted.

Was that cool? Absolutely. Is it super lame if you don’t back that up with a victory? Absolutely.Oklahoma City Thunder face coverings

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If your question didn’t run in this version of the mailbag, please check out the Bulls Talk Podcast, available to stream from wherever you get your podcasts first thing Friday morning. We answered a few spillover questions there.Utah Jazz face coverings