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What Kyrie Irving's decision means.

Free agency; Kyrie Irving Brooklyn Nets player option; What comes next? Kevin Durant, Ben Simmons, news, updates

After weeks of conjecture around his future, Brooklyn Nets superstar Kyrie Irving has opted into his $36.5 million ($A53M) player option for the 2022-23 NBA season. It means Irving will remain a Nets player… for now at least. Watch Australia v China FIBA ​​Men’s Basketball World Cup Qualifier Live with ESPN on Kayo. Thursday 30th …

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Carlton Blues salary cap, Tom De Koning, Harry McKay, Charlie Curnow, re-signings, players out of contract, premiership chances

Carlton Blues salary cap, Tom De Koning, Harry McKay, Charlie Curnow, re-signings, players out of contract, premiership chances

Port Adelaide great Kane Cornes thinks Carlton needs to win the premiership either this season or next ahead of “significant” salary pressure with several stars coming out of contract. The Blues have been one of the most improved teams in the competition this year, sitting fifth on the ladder with a 10-4 record as they …

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Collingwood Magpies ruck set up, Darcy Cameron re-signs, Brodie Grundy, Mason Cox, win over GWS Giants, Craig McRae post-match press conference, highlights, videos, latest

Collingwood Magpies ruck set up, Darcy Cameron re-signs, Brodie Grundy, Mason Cox, win over GWS Giants, Craig McRae post-match press conference, highlights, videos, latest

Collingwood should play Darcy Cameron and Brodie Grundy in a 50-50 ruck split when the latter returns from injury, according to dual All-Australian Leigh Montagna, effectively spelling the end of Mason Cox’s stint in the senior team. Cameron continued his sensational form against GWS on Sunday with 19 disposals, a game-high three contested marks from …

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St Kilda Saints loss to Sydney Swans, reactions, response, Brett Ratten post-match press conference, Max King goalless

St Kilda Saints loss to Sydney Swans, reactions, response, Brett Ratten post-match press conference, Max King goalless

St Kilda is reeling after yet another disappointing loss at the hands of Sydney as Brett Ratten’s side suddenly finds itself outside the top eight. The Saints were blown out by the Swans by 51 points at the SCG on Saturday night in the club’s lowest ever score under Ratten (32). It included St Kilda …

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Craig McRae post-match press conference, Collingwood Magpies defeat GWS Giants, Jordan De Goey latest, future, return, updates, news

Craig McRae post-match press conference, Collingwood Magpies defeat GWS Giants, Jordan De Goey latest, future, return, updates, news

Collingwood coach Craig McRae has revealed there’s a been a “slight shift” in Jordan De Goey’s mood as the club hopes to welcome him back into the fold. The Magpies put a turbulent week behind it to hold off a late Giants run on Sunday at the MCG and prevail by 11 points without De …

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St Kilda Saints drop Jack Higgins, clash with Sydney Swans, reactions, Brett Ratten press conference comments, loss to Essendon Bombers, Jack Steele return

St Kilda Saints drop Jack Higgins, clash with Sydney Swans, reactions, Brett Ratten press conference comments, loss to Essendon Bombers, Jack Steele return

North Melbourne legend David King believes Saints gun Jack Higgins was dropped for the team’s crucial clash with Sydney because too often “Jack plays on Jack’s terms.” St Kilda omitted Higgins, who’s the club’s second leading goalkicking this season with 19 majors, in a bold selection statement after its shock 35-point loss to Essendon last …

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Luke Jackson performance against Brisbane Lions, Melbourne Demons, no Max Gawn, stats, highlights, video, reactions, response, commentary, latest, future, out of contract, trade news

Luke Jackson performance against Brisbane Lions, Melbourne Demons, no Max Gawn, stats, highlights, video, reactions, response, commentary, latest, future, out of contract, trade news

If there were any doubts around how Melbourne would fare without Max Gawn, they’ve been officially quashed. Luke Jackson starred for the Demons in the No. 1 ruck role in their 64-point smashing of Brisbane on Thursday night at the MCG, racking up a season-high 21 disposals to go with one goal, 18 hit-outs and …

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North Melbourne Kangaroos appoint Geoff Walsh, consultancy role, David Noble’s future, coach, sacked, fired

North Melbourne Kangaroos appoint Geoff Walsh, consultancy role, David Noble’s future, coach, sacked, fired

North Melbourne is in talks with long-time AFL administrator Geoff Walsh about a part-time consultancy role in a bid to help fix the club’s on-field woes, according to multiple reports. It comes in the midst of a dire season for the Kangaroos, who’ve dropped 11-straight games to currently sit 17th on the ladder with a …

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