Brian Mahoney @briancmahoney Nets going with their probable best starting lineup tonight in their preseason opener: Simmons, Irving, Durant, Harris and Claxton. Can beat a lot of teams with that. Not sure could beat Milwaukee or Boston in seven games with it. But it’s Oct. 3. – 7:31 PM
Christos Tsaltas @Tsaltas46 Cavaliers forward Evan Mobley will miss Wednesday night’s game at Philadelphia due to a right ankle sprain and will remain out approximately 1-2 weeks. Mobley will undergo a period of treatment and rehabilitation and his status will be updated as appropriate. #LetemKnow#Cavs – 6:52 PM
Anthony Puccio @APOOCH Ay look man, idc if it’s preseason or what. we get to watch Kevin Durant hoop tonight. And Kyrie Irving. And Ben Simmons. – 6:40 PM
Brian Lewis @NYPost_Lewis Joe Harris starting after a Nov. ankle injury ended last season: “There’s more of an appreciation now when you realize it can be taken away from you from something out of your control…(Its) a bit of that childlike feeling, a lot of appreciation just to be able to play.” #Nets – 6:34 PM
Brian Lewis @NYPost_Lewis Steve Nash on #Nets Big 3 playing together: “Its great to take advantage of the opportunity for those guys to play together & keep developing the understanding between them. But you definitely also dont want to overdo it. The goal is for everyone to land safely on Opening Night.” – 5:51 PM
Tim Bontemps @TimBontemps Nets coach Steve Nash says preseason is “a little more important” to Brooklyn than other teams, given how little this team has played together. Said he’s excited to see Ben Simmons, Kevin Durant and Kyrie Irving all play together tonight. – 5:47 PM
Derek Bodner @DerekBodnerNBA PJ Tucker played some small-ball center for his last 3 teams, so we’re not having a Doc Rivers victory tour yet. Still, it was nice to hear the Sixers will experiment with small ball lineups. As we get ready for tonight’s game, some takeaways from camp: dailysix.com/sixers-trainin… – 4:06 PM
For the first time in Hayao Miyazaki's decades-spanning career, the 82-year-old Japanese anime master is No. 1 at the North American box office. “The Boy and the Heron,” the long-awaited animated fantasy from the director of “Spirited Away,” “My Neighbor Totoro” and other cherished anime classics, is only the third anime to ever top the box office in U.S. and Canadian theaters and the first original anime to do so. The film, which is playing in both subtitled and dubbed versions, is also the first fully foreign film to land atop the domestic box office this year.
Oil producer group OPEC held an event on the sidelines of the COP28 negotiations in Dubai on Sunday aimed at convincing young people to support fossil fuels, whose future has caused deep splits among delegates at the climate summit. Dubbed "Special Day – OPEC and the youth" the event included a presentation at its pavilion on the summit grounds, followed by what it called a campfire chat. OPEC officials working the event had a simple message: rapid population growth means oil demand will continue to grow, and renewable energy is expensive and limited.
Lost a very expensive diamond ring? Le Parisien newspaper reported Sunday that a Malaysian guest of the hotel filed a police complaint on Friday alleging that her diamond ring vanished from her room. The Ritz Paris wouldn't release details about the ring or the client but said the ring had been found on Sunday.
BEIJING — Jordan Pierre-Gilles earned two gold medals at a short track speedskating World Cup stop that saw Canada pick up three medals on Sunday. The Sherbrooke, Que., native picked up his second gold of the weekend in the men's 500 metres, crossing the finish line in 40.666 seconds. Steven Dubois (40.695) of Terrebonne, Que., took silver and China's Long Sun (40.724) earned bronze. Pierre-Gilles, 25, won Saturday's race in 40.711 seconds. Later, Pierre-Gilles, Dubois and Montreal's Pascal Dion
LIVERPOOL, England (AP) — Everton moved four points clear of the Premier League's relegation zone by beating Chelsea 2-0 on Sunday for a third straight win. The latest victory may not have had the flourish of Thursday's 3-0 triumph over Newcastle at Goodison Park when the hosts scored all of their goals in the last 11 minutes, but the manner of victory would have been no less pleasing to Everton manager Sean Dyche. Having kept Chelsea at bay relatively comfortably, Everton struck through Abdoula