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Luke Walton, Coach of the Sacramento Kings, Is Accused of Sexual Assault in Lawsuit

Luke Walton, the N.B.A. coach who recently left the Los Angeles Lakers and was hired by the Sacramento Kings, has been sued by a former sports broadcaster who said he sexually assaulted her in a hotel room in 2014. His lawyer called the accusation “baseless” and said it was the work of an “opportunist.” The…

76ers 122, Nets 100: The Nets’ Season Ends, but They’re Just Getting Started

PHILADELPHIA — Joel Embiid stood in the middle of the court, his arms outstretched, preening after an easy basket. Following a rim-rattling slam, the 76ers star pointed at the Nets’ Rondae Hollis-Jefferson, whom he had embarrassed on the play. Near the top of the 3-point arc, he paused, as if for effect, before drilling baskets…

The Nets’ Joe Tsai Is Fined $35,000 for a Tweet About Officiating

Nets owner Joe Tsai was fined $35,000 by N.B.A. Commissioner Adam Silver on Monday for public statements detrimental to the league, becoming the latest member of the organization to be penalized for actions during the team’s playoff series against the Philadelphia 76ers. Tsai tweeted support on Sunday for General Manager Sean Marks, who was suspended…