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Russell Westbrook to miss start of training camp after PRP injection in knee
Thunder GM Sam Presti said this is "nothing serious."
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Report: Carmelo Anthony “heavily considering” adding Portland to trade list
Portland's stars Damian Lillard and C.J. McCollum have been very public in their recruitment of Anthony.
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Minnesota’s Wiggins considers contract deal without agent
Andrew Wiggins says he feels good about a max contract offer that is sitting in front of him.
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We have a (very minor) trade: Troy Daniels to Suns for pick
This is Memphis clearing out salary and Phoenix getting a second round pick to take it on.
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Pat Riley raves about Dwyane Wade, but avoids all contract talk
Dwyane Wade is under contract with the Chicago Bulls, meaning other NBA clubs cannot openly talk about possibly signing him until he is a free agent. As such, Miami Heat President Pat Riley was cautious...
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Curry: Warriors can 'send statement' by not going to White House
The Warriors will vote on the issue during camp, but as of yet the White House has not invited them.
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Report: Gerald Green to sign with Milwaukee for training camp (at least)
He and Brandon Rush will battle for the final roster spot with the Bucks.
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Draymond Green: I laughed in Kevin Durant’s face over Twitter fiasco
'Payback.. felt pretty damn good'
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Season Preview: Detroit Pistons
Our season preview for the Detroit Pistons
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Kevin Durant YouTube comment presaged Twitter/Instagram fiasco
Warriors star is open about his issues
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Steve Kerr: Warriors haven’t been invited to White House, to meet on plan
Golden State coach says he'll leave it up to his players
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Knicks say they expect Carmelo Anthony to open training camp with them
Steve Mills says not to expect Anthony getting traded over the weekend
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An NBA first: Every coach who started last season is back
Players moved, front offices changed, but no coaches were fired last season or this summer
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Timberwolves sign Aaron Brooks for training camp, maybe more
He will be battling for the third point guard spot.
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Paul George says he “Didn’t know I was gonna be traded”
This Instagram caption is just too good.
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Hayward: Thomas 'helped win me over'
Gordon Hayward: "I had already started to build a little bit of a relationship with him."
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NBA implementing ‘Zaza Pachulia,’ ‘James Harden’ rules
Referees changing how they call dangerous closeouts, attempts to draw shooting fouls
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Report: Cavaliers signing Kendrick Perkins
Will this make LeBron James temporarily happy?
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Report: Lakers sell jersey ad for $36M-$42M over three years
Second-biggest known deal
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Would Carmelo Anthony accept trade to Blazers?
Plausible, but probable?
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Report: LeBron invested in Rose on contract
LeBron James wants to see the former MVP Rose get paid again
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Another report Andrew Wiggins about to sign max deal in Minnesota
Is Andrew Wiggins a max player? That's a different question, but he's about to be paid like one.
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Warriors’ Mike Brown says Steve Kerr communicates as well as Popovich
Kerr is a level-headed guy on the sidelines.
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Bulls’ John Paxson: Dwyane Wade buyout must be “advantageous” for team
Wade will get bought out, the only question is how deep into the season before it happens?
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Barkley wouldn't have said no to schedule changes
Charles Barkley makes some valid points about player rest but he wouldn't have turned down that option when he played
Pacers’ Lance Stephenson will get his chance, but coming off the bench
He was fantastic for Indiana at the end of last season, but can he sustain that
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Suns’ center Alex Len expected to sign qualifying offer, head to camp
Len will now be an unrestricted free agent next summer.
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Report: Lottery reform will really help teams in middle of lottery
These lottery reforms will pass, but they are more about a PR win than changing tanking.
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Jeopardy uses “crying Jordan” meme for question
This in no way means we should stop using the crying Jordan meme.
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Charles Barkley on new schedule: “These poor babies can’t play back-to-back games”
Training camp hasn't even opened yet, but Charles Barkley is already in midseason "get off my lawn" form.
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For a couple grand, Warriors fans can have Larry O’Brien Trophy visit their suite
The best part is it includes champagne. Although I doubt you get to spray each other with it.
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Sixers new “Spirit of 76” court is fire
Great bell logo.
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Wizards’ Markieff Morris to have sports hernia surgery, miss start of camp
He should be back by the start of the season.
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Warriors 'perplexed' by Kevin Durant
Why release the shoes taking shots at detractors? Why slam the Thunder on Twitter? Why not just rise above it?
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Warriors executive: Golden State rejected richer jersey-ad offers
Warriors already making way more than anyone else
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Report: Andre Iguodala nearly left Warriors for Rockets
Would he have really left all-time great team, though?
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Enes Kanter counters Kevin Durant on Thunder organization, ‘those cats’
Kanter never misses an opportunity to go back at Durant
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Season Preview: Denver Nuggets
With Paul Millsap now in Denver, we're all expecting crazy passes alongside Nikola Jokic. But what about the defense?
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PBT Podcast: Warriors, Lakers, Pacific preview
We talk Kings, Suns, and Clippers as well.
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Michael Beasley: “I’m literally just Carmelo on the left side of the floor”
Entering his 10th season, Beasley says he just wants a fair shot.
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Kevin Durant admits after decision to leave OKC he felt “f—— up”
Like any normal person, he had doubts after making a life-changing decision.
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Tyronn Lue says Cavs will stick with LeBron, Love, Tristan Thompson as starters
I could see a lineup of Thomas (once healthy), J.R. Smith, Crowder, LeBron, and Love as Cleveland's "death lineup.
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Kevin Durant on Twitter fiasco: “That was just me being a total (expletive) idiot”
Durant has admitted his mistake, but it doesn't make everything go away.
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Goran Dragic retiring from Slovenia team after Eurobasket win
NBA guard Goran Dragic has confirmed he is retiring from the Slovenia team that won the European basketball championship.
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Report: Dante Cunningham re-signing with Pelicans
Big for New Orleans
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Kevin Durant cops to tweets, calls elements of them ‘childish’ and ‘idiotic’
Warriors star defends fan engagement while apologizing
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Bulls hire Doug Collins as senior advisor
Collins returns to Chicago
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Dwight Howard considered retiring in 2015
His career hasn't exactly flourished since
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Report: From Lakers (+$115 million) to Pistons (-$45 million), NBA teams’ incomes vary widely
Nine teams reportedly lost money even after revenue sharing
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Joel Embiid clowns Kevin Durant with #BurnerTwitter joke
Durant's Instagram also looks suspicious
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Three questions the Minnesota Timberwolves must answer this season
With Jimmy Butler now in Minnesota, playoff expectations with the Timberwolves are high.
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Jimmer Fredette has signature shoe line in China, and they are outstanding
Jimmer Fredette was the leading scorer in China last season.
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Reports: Lakers to sign Andrew Bogut to one-year deal
With the Lakers trying to develop Ivica Zubac and Thomas Bryant this is an interesting fit.
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Report: Grizzlies to sign Ivan Rabb, adds to already crowded roster
The Grizzlies have more guaranteed contracts than roster spots right now.
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Report: Andrew Wiggins to sign $148M max extension before camp opens
Wiggins has gotten his big payday, this season we see if he can take the next steps to being an elite player.
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Assault trial for Marcus, Markieff Morris began Monday
NBA players Marcus and Markieff Morris go on trial Monday on felony assault charges.
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Report: Pelicans signing Martell Webster, Perry Jones
New Orleans hard up at small forward
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NBA launches new “I’m why” ad campaign for season tip-off
We are less than a month from the tip-off the NBA season.
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Bucks sign Brandon Rush
Will he claim regular-season roster spot?
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Potential lottery pick Mitchell Robinson leaves college, to spend year training for NBA draft
Robinson leaving Western Kentucky before freshman season
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Ranking the Nike “Statement” jerseys for every NBA team
The dope, the boring, and the awful.
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Report: Nuggets re-signing Mason Plumlee to three-year, $41 million contract
Big payday for restricted free agent
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Three questions the Philadelphia 76ers must answer this season
Our season preview for the Philadelphia 76ers
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Goran Dragic scores 35, leads Slovenia past Serbia 93-85 to Eurobasket title
Slovenia won its first European basketball championship on Sunday, defeating Serbia 93-85.
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Here are the best putback dunks of the 2016-17 NBA season (VIDEO)
Putback dunks can really be the exclamation point in a quarter.
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Watch Luka Dončić go coast-to-coast with sweet slam for Slovenia
Slovenia won its first European basketball championship on Sunday, defeating Serbia 93-85 in Istanbul behind 35 points by Goran Dragic.
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Mark Cuban tells Snoop Dogg story about “meeting” Dr. J for the first time (VIDEO)
At one point in time, Mark Cuban was too afraid to go up and talk to Julius Erving.
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San Quentin inmates top Golden State Warriors staff in annual pickup game (VIDEO)
It's just the second time in the six years of playing the squad from the NBA that the San Quentin players have taken home the victory.
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Watch the best alley-oop dunks of the 2016-17 NBA season (VIDEO)
The athleticism and length of the modern NBA player is impressive. This makes today’s defensive schemes that much harder to break down. It also makes breakdowns on defense that much more interesting...
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Three questions the Orlando Magic must answer this season
Our season preview for the Orlando Magic
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Dirk Nowitzki reiterates he may retire after this season, he may not
Can the future Hall of Famer stay healthy this season?
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Stephon Marbury: “My numbers are Hall of Fame”
It's not as crazy as you think it is.
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Saturday night video: Happy Birthday Elgin Baylor, check out his highlights
Elgin Baylor may be one of the most underrated Hall of Famers out there.
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Big3 countersues Champions League, claims defamation
The Big3 suit pulls no punches.
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Richard Jefferson says Finals were closer than fans think
If the Cavaliers had pulled out Game 3, would they have gone on to make it a 2-2 series?
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What beef? Kevin Durant says he and Stephen Curry all good
Welcome to life in the fishbowl.
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Paul George on MVP: “I’m going for it”
Can he and Westbrook make it work together?
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Three questions the Atlanta Hawks must answer this season
Our season preview for the Atlanta Hawks
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Minnesota goes bright, bold with new “statement” jersey. Warriors do also.
I just hope on the nights the team wears these coach Tom Thibodeau has a matching tie.
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Report: “Little resistance” to Commissioner’s player rest plans
Player rest has a been a black eye for the league.
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Scan tag on new Nike jerseys, get highlights of that player on your phone
Buy a player's jersey, scan the code and you can also give that player a boost on NBA 2K18.
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Chicago Bulls sign center Diamond Stone
The Chicago Bulls have signed center Diamond Stone.
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Report: Bucks agree to one-year, $2.3 million contract with Jason Terry
Terry averaged more than 18 minutes a night for the Bucks last season.
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Andrew Bogut has been cleared by doctors, ready for NBA return
His agent said this, looking to get more teams to jump in the bidding.
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Iman Shumpert says Cavaliers players not surprised by Kyrie Irving trade request
The cliche is "winning cures all ills." The reality is "winning masks the symptoms of the illness."
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Trail Blazers signing Anthony Morrow
Portland needs wing shooting, but will the Blazers keep him?
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Report: Rockets GM Daryl Morey frequently fined
Rockets general manager Daryl Morey is maybe the NBA’s most outspoken executive. He throws shade at opposing players and owners, jokingly challenges people to fights and can be outright provocative....
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The NBA Draft Lottery reform we really need: A five-day, 14-team tournament
The NBA's Board of Governors will reportedly be voting on a proposal of whether or not to change the NBA Draft lottery at the end of the month.
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Report: NBA proposal gives Adam Silver broad power to fine teams for resting players
NBA commissioner would be able to punish teams for resting during nationally televised games, multiple players at once
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Isaiah Thomas playing himself on Law & Order
Cavaliers guard says he always dreamed of being on his favorite show
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Report: Magic promised to draft Kristaps Porzingis in 2014
Porzingis withdrew, and Knicks benefitted following year
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Wizards to retire Phil Chenier’s No. 45
Chenier a supporting star in Bullets' best era
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Three questions the Hornets must answer this season
The addition of Dwight Howard to an ailing defense should be one of the biggest storylines in Eastern Conference this year.
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Watch Kristaps Porzingis’ 34-point night in elimination game in EuroBasket
He averaged 27.2 points a game through EuroBasket.
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Dirk Nowitzki says modern NBA is about money and less about loyalty
Obviously, the league has always been about both money and winning. That has never changed and never will.
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Check out the Top 10 chasedown blocks of the 2016-17 NBA season (VIDEO)
Did you forget about Kevin Durant's double block?
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Heat, owner Micky Arison donating $10 million to Hurricane Irma relief
The Miami Heat Charitable Fund and the Micky and Madeleine Arison Family Foundation will make the donation.
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Report: Jarrett Jack coming to Knicks camp on one-year, non-guaranteed deal
With the Knicks questionable point guard rotation, Jack might find a way on to the roster if healthy.
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Boris Diaw signs to play in France, but with NBA opt-out
After 14 seasons, 1,064 games, and one championship ring, Boris Diaw's NBA run may have come to an end.
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Three questions Wizards must answer
Our season preview for the Washington Wizards.
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Grading every NBA team’s offseason
From the Rockets and Timberwolves to the Pacers and Bulls
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Celtics pay price to transform themselves
Re-grading the Boston Celtics' offseason.
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Timberwolves aced Jimmy Butler trade
Grading the Minnesota Timberwolves' offseason.
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Pelicans trying to keep up with all the problems they’ve created for themselves
Grading the New Orleans Pelicans' offseason
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LeBron James congratulates Indians on 21-game winning streak
LeBron James has bounced some love toward the Cleveland Indians for their winning streak.
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Knicks undergo wildly unproductive regime change
Grading the New York Knicks' offseason
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LeBron James and wife visit private school near Los Angeles
Will his sons soon attend Sherman Oaks Notre Dame?
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Utah Jazz sign Nate Wolters to two-way contract
Former Buck
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Hawks: DeAndre’ Bembry out 4-6 weeks
Bembry injured tricep
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Report: Zach Randolph has marijuana charge dropped
Kings' big sentenced to community service for resisting arrest
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Alternate jerseys for all 30 NBA teams leak
Celtics in black, Timberwolves in lime green and more
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Report: Heat signing Josh Richardson to four-year, $42 million contract extension
The most he could have received, or thereabouts
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Mavericks found a keeper and conundrum in Dennis Smith Jr. and Nerlens Noel
Grading the Dallas Mavericks' offseason
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Ian Clark wants, will get chance to show what he can do with Pelicans
He went to New Orleans for the opportunity to play, and he should get plenty of it.
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Kristaps Porzingis accuses former Knick Anthony Randolph of dirty play at EuroBasket
The Knicks past and future got together at EuroBasket.
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Cavaliers wing it through offseason until monumental trade
Grading the Cleveland Cavaliers' offseason
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Hornets bring back old-school classic teal uniforms this season
Nobody does teal like the Hornets.
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Lonzo Ball: LaVar won't be problem with teammates
"It’s never been a problem, and I don’t think it’s going to be a problem."
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Magic turned down Warriors, Knicks, Pistons
Magic Johnson got the job he wanted with the Los Angeles Lakers. Now we'll see if he can do it.
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Dallas “little cows” reach out to Chinese fans for better translation of Mavericks
Mark Cuban is asking the Mavs' fans in China for an assist.
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Even after re-signing Shabazz Muhammad, Timberwolves still want Dante Cunningham
The Pelicans and Timberwolves remain suitors.
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Jury selection in trial of Marcus Morris, Markieff Morris for assault starts Wednesday
From the start, both brothers have denied any involvement in the attack.
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PBT Podcast: Lonzo Ball on father, teammates
It's a quick hit, 15 minute podcast that covers a lot of ground — including what shoes he wears opening night.
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Report: Thunder’s Russell Westbrook signs huge extension … with Jordan brand
The deal will also make Westbrook one of the highest paid athletes for Jordan brand.
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Kevin Durant’s new “Finals” shoes are hilariously petty (PHOTO)
I would say that this is one of the corniest things I've seen in an NBA shoe in a while, but I'm not sure it matters.
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Everyone is losing their mind about Carmelo Anthony and Lonzo Ball’s ESPN rank
That sounds about right in terms of a reaction from a potential Hall of Famer being below a rookie who has yet to play an NBA game.
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Arena group proposing rapid construction timeline in Seattle
A proposal to remodel KeyArena now has an ambitious timeline that could have it ready to house a professional franchise within three years.
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Stephon Marbury wants to return, play one more NBA season at age 40
He last played an NBA game in 2009.
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It’s official: Charles Oakley sues James Dolan, Madison Square Garden over incident
Former New York Knicks star Charles Oakley has claimed defamation.
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Watch Jimmy Fallon beat Russell Westbrook at NBA Jam (VIDEO)
Westbrook played as himself and the Thunder mascot.
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Grizzlies look aimless following Grit & Grind
Grading the Memphis Grizzlies' offseason
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Report: Timberwolves re-signing Shabazz Muhammad
Minnesota getting his Bird Rights back
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Bulls blew the Jimmy Butler trade, and they’ll pay the price for years
Grading the Chicago Bulls' offseason
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Lonzo Ball working out on court with Brandon Ingram, Caldwell-Pope
"I didn’t know he’s as vocal as he is. He definitely talks a lot." —Lonzo Ball on Brandon Ingram on the court
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Report: Lakers to retire Kobe Bryant’s numbers — 8 and 24 — in December
Both 8 and 24 will be retired. As they should be.
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D’Angelo Russell could transform Nets
Grading the Brooklyn Nets' offseason
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Report: Warriors sell jersey ad for $60 million over three years
About double the annual rate for any other team
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Wizards confident in how John Wall will develop during super-max extension
What makes Wall's designated-veteran-player contract different
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Report: Charles Oakley to file civil suit in wake of incident at Madison Square Garden
This is a no-win situation for the Knicks that will not go away. 
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Ray Allen: “I don’t have any ill will” toward former Celtics teammates
With the key guys retiring from the game, people are moving on from their feud.
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Stan Van Gundy says Reggie Jackson will be ready for Pistons camp
In a wide-open bottom half of the Eastern Conference, the Pistons have a real shot to make the playoffs. If healthy.
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Report: Nets to sign center Tyler Zeller to two-year contract
He will join Timofey Mozgov and Jarrett Allen in the big man rotation in Brooklyn.
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Danny Ainge said trading Isaiah “the toughest call I ever had to make”
Intellectually Ainge knew it was the right thing to do, that doesn't make it easier.
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Report: Pelicans will sign Tony Allen
The Pelicans get a defender and another non-shooter.
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Suns’ offseason a snoozer
Grading the Phoenix Suns' offseason
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Jaylen Brown rapped and produced song to prepare for defending LeBron James
How much did it help the Celtics' then-rookie?
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Stephen Curry voices support for Colin Kaepernick
Warriors star on quarterback: 'He definitely should be in the NFL'
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Nuggets hooked a big fish in Paul Millsap
Grading the Denver Nuggets' offseason
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With no other good options, Heat keep competitive core intact
Grading the Miami Heat's offseason
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Top 10 free agents still on the market
There are some recognizable names still available, but they are available for a reason.
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Heat’s practice facility suffers minor damage from Hurricane Irma
Fortunately, Heat personnel are safe.
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Tim Duncan announces second phase of U.S. Virgin Islands aid plan
Duncan will match your donations with his own money and it take supplies on a chartered flight.
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Watch former Bulls Jimmy Butler, Joakim Noah ball with Dwyane Wade
When it comes to NBA pickup games in the summer, every team is a superteam.
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Steve Clifford: Ankle injury for Malik Monk still “significant”
While Monk will apparently be around for a public practice on September 30, it is still unclear whether he will be ready to start the season.
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Watch Kristaps Porzingis’ Top 10 plays from the 2016-17 NBA season
Porzingis has been working out all summer, including with Dirk Nowitzki.
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Rozier knew Celtics wouldn’t trade him
This has been a favorite subject of basketball Twitter recently.
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Is Vince Carter going to have number retired?
The Raptors are one of two teams with no retired numbers.
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Entering contract year, Rodney Hood stayed in Utah all summer to work on game
With Gordon Hayward gone, Hood's role got a lot larger in Utah.
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Pierce: Time to bury the hatchet with Ray Allen
Paul Pierce used the hashtag #onceacelticalwaysaceltic.
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Who will make 2018 Hall of Fame class? Jason Kidd a lock. Grant Hill…
Will voters finally come around on Sidney Moncrief.
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Stephen Curry just trying to live in moment, not think about legacy. Too much.
"The way I play is something that most people can try to emulate." —Stephen Curry
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Avery Bradley on getting traded: “I knew I was going somewhere”
He is excited about the opportunity in Detroit.
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Knicks reportedly could add Trey Burke, Jarrett Jack for camp
The Knicks already have three point guards on the roster.
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Remembering the career of Hall of Famer George McGinnis
Welcome to the Hall of Fame, George McGinnis.
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Thunder teammate warned Enes Kanter not to take picture with Kevin Durant
Some former Thunder teammates of Durant are still feeling betrayed.
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Tim Duncan asks for help for US Virgin Islands
Duncan was raised on the island of St. Croix, which has been hit hard by Irma (and another hurricane is on its way there).
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Remembering Hall of Famer Jerry Krause
The Jordan era Bulls would not have been a six-time champion without Jerry Krause. 
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Hornets’ Clifford throws full support behind Michael Kidd-Gilchrist
Hornets coach Steve Clifford emphatically threw his support behind Michael Kidd-Gilchrist on Friday.
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Hurricane puts Hall induction in perspective for McGrady
Tracy McGrady says the celebration of his induction in the Naismith Memorial Basketball Hall of Fame has been muted by the impact of Hurricane Harvey on his family and neighbors in Texas.
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Something to watch: Grizzlies minority owners buying team next month
Could there be a new majority owner in Memphis in a couple of months.
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Kevin Durant backs Tracy McGrady being in Hall of Fame
There are some fans — people stuck in some variation of the silly “ringzzz/playoffs” argument — who have an issue with Tracy McGrady getting inducted into the Hall of Fame this weekend. That...
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Man who pied Kevin Johnson in the face sentenced to time already served
Sean Thompson initially charged with felony assault of former Sacramento mayor/NBA star
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