Bucks All-Star Khris Middleton Turns Down $40 Million Option, Will Become a Free Agent

Khris Middleton is a pending free agent. The three-time All-Star turned down his $40 million option with the Milwaukee Bucks and will test free agency. His agents Mike Lindeman and Jeff Schwartz told ESPN’s Adrian Wojnarowski of the decision on Wednesday evening. The news did not prevent Middleton from returning to the Bucks. But Milwaukee … Read more

Celtics acquire Kristaps Porzingis from Wizards in 3-way trade that sends Marcus Smart to Grizzlies

Kristaps Porziņģis at the Boston Celtics is back. After a deal involving the Los Angeles Clippers fell through, the Celtics and Washington Wizards reached a deal that included the Memphis Grizzlies to send the center forward 7-3 to Boston before Wednesday night’s deadline, Reporting by ESPN’s Adrian Wojnarowski. The Celtics will send point guard Marcus … Read more

Yankees takeaways from Wednesday’s 4-2 win over the Mariners, including Jhony Brito edging out Luis Castillo

June 21, 2023; Bronx, New York, USA; New York Yankees shortstop Anthony Volpe (11) rounds the bases after hitting a solo home run in the seventh inning at Yankee Stadium. / Brad Penner – USA TODAY Sports Jhony Brito outmoded Luis Castillo as the Yankees beat the Seattle Mariners, 4-2, Wednesday night at Stadium. Take … Read more

Kristaps Porziņģis’ Celtics trade deal collapses

A proposed trade that would have sent Kristaps Porziņģis to the Boston Celtics fell apart on Wednesday, Reporting by ESPN’s Adrian Wojnarowski. According to Wojnarowski, “the parties are moving forward” after earlier reports that a deal was close to being finalized. Earlier Wednesday, Wojnarowski and Athletic’s Shams Charania reported that the Celtics, Washington Wizards and … Read more