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Channing Frye says “good riddance” to Road Trippin’ co-host Richard Jefferson

Cleveland Cavaliers center Channing Frye took to Instagram to bid farewell to former teammate and co-host Richard Jefferson.<p>Former Cleveland Cavalier …

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LeBron James admits to being cheap: 'I still got Pandora with commercials'

Longtime friend and teammate Dwyane Wade called out The King for being overly frugal with his fortune<p>Cleveland Cavaliers superstar LeBron James has …

Andrew Bogut admits Lonzo Ball is ‘complete opposite to what I thought’

Andrew Bogut is quickly learning that Lonzo Ball the teammate is entirely separate from Lonzo Ball the brand.<p>In an interview with Roy Ward of the …

Knicks Rumors: Phil Jackson Stunned Free Agents with Lack of Preparation as GM

Phil Jackson's tenure as president of the New York Knicks from 2014-17 was a disaster on all fronts, including his reported inability to prepare for and communicate with free agents.<p>During an episode of <i>The Woj Pod</i> (via NBC Sports' Dan Feldman), ESPN's Adrian Wojnarowski detailed some of the issues …

J.R. Smith 'Absolutely' Frustrated by Losing Starting Role to Dwyane Wade

Cleveland Cavaliers guard J.R. Smith said Tuesday that he is "absolutely" frustrated about losing his starting job in favor of the newly signed Dwyane Wade.<p>According to Joe Vardon of Cleveland.com, Smith said he is trying to move forward in his new role: "We talked about it. It wasn't the most …

A comment from JR Smith shows the subtle difficulty of playing with LeBron James

Early in training camp, the Cavaliers decided to move starting center Tristan Thompson to the bench and slide Kevin Love to center.<p>This week, the Cavs decided to move J.R. Smith to the bench to start newly acquired Dwyane Wade next to LeBron James.<p>The change is not necessarily a surprise, as some …

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The Charcuterie Board That Revolutionized Basketball

In the past three years, the Warriors have won two NBA titles with the most explosive offense in history. This is the inside tale of how it all began …

Durant follows LeBron’s lead, invests in pizza chain

Today’s NBA players seemingly earn more money in endorsements and investments off the court than they do with their actual basketball contracts.<p>It’s …

NBA Season Preview 2017-18: The Cavaliers built a 2011 juggernaut to compete in 2017

Since LeBron James came back to Cleveland and fulfilled his promise of delivering a championship to his city, it felt like a weight was lifted off …

Gregg Popovich sat in the stands and handed the reins to the Spurs' female assistant to coach the team during a preseason game

Hammon, a former WNBA player and NBA's first full-time female assistant, has been with the Spurs since 2014. In the past, the Spurs have had her coach their Summer League team in Las Vegas.<p>On Sunday, however, she got a shot with the regular squad as Gregg Popovich reportedly retreated to the team …

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Bulls Players Explained The Impact Dwyane Wade Had During His Year With The Team

Dwyane Wade‘s time in Chicago did not necessarily go according to plan. The future Hall of Fame shooting guard played well at times but ended up negotiating a buyout and, prior to that, had a high-profile blow-up with Jimmy Butler in which the duo criticized teammates and the squad as a whole.<p>With …

Gilbert Arenas exposes Mia Khalifa for sending him private messages

There was once a time when Mia Khalifa was known for blowing up the spots of athletes who tried to hook up with her, but the tables seem to have …

Kevin Love, Derrick Rose play key roles in Dwyane Wade starting for Cavaliers

INDEPENDENCE, Ohio -- Cleveland Cavaliers head coach Tyronn Lue announced Dwyane Wade as his starting shooting guard on Monday afternoon. And two …

Joel Embiid agrees to 5-year, $148M deal with Sixers

Philadelphia 76ers center Joel Embiid has agreed to a five-year extension, the team announced Tuesday.<p>The 76ers didn't disclose financial terms, but …

NBA Trade Rumors: Top Buzz on Suns' Eric Bledsoe, Tyson Chandler, Jared Dudley

The 2017-18 NBA season hasn't even started yet, but the Phoenix Suns could already be thinking about potential trades involving some of their top players.<p>"The Suns will surely listen if and when suitors call for Eric Bledsoe," Zach Lowe of ESPN reported. "They've explored the possibility of moving …

2017-2018 player preview: Kyle Korver

CLEVELAND, OH - JUNE 7: Kyle Korver<p>Kyle Korver will play a key role for the Cleveland Cavaliers this season.<p>When the Cleveland Cavaliers acquired …

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Cavs to Start Both D-Rose and D-Wade, for Some Reason

The delicate ballet of balancing egos has been a time-honored tradition on LeBron James–led teams since 2010. The shifts in role and dynamic from top …

For Wizards and Cavaliers, the difference between contenders and champions is evident

The greatest game of the Washington Wizards’ 2016-17 season was a loss.<p>That’s according to John Wall, who in the past has labeled the Feb. 6 overtime defeat to the Cleveland Cavaliers, 140-135, as the season’s top moment. The LeBron James bank shot from three that tied the game near the end of …

Gulls ready for season opener in Tucson

When the puck drops on a new American Hockey League season for the Gulls on Saturday night in Tucson, the club will attempt to build on the solid …

NBA 2017-18 preview: Cleveland Cavaliers' LeBron James needs support from team's new signings for title bid

<i>Editor's note: With the new NBA season around the corner, we preview the top five teams contending for the 2017-18 title in this series The</i> …

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General Houston Rockets news from the weekend (October 6-8)

There was some interesting Rockets news this weekend as the season draws closer and closer.<p>After a win against the Shanghai Sharks on Thursday night, …

Hard work pays off for Raptors’ Powell | The Star

The wakeup call came early for the cocksure San Diego teenager, a swiftly delivered unequivocal message that, no, Norm Powell wasn’t all that he was …

LeBron Thinks Tristan Thompson Is ‘Crazy’ To Date Khloe K After ‘KUWTK’ Shot Practice

LeBron James wasn’t cool with ‘KUWTK’ filming the Cleveland Cavaliers practice to grab some shots of Khloe Kardashian’s beau Tristan Thompson. An …

Cleveland Cavaliers: 5 goals for Derrick Rose in 2017-18

Derrick Rose needs a big season with the Cleveland Cavaliers. Here are five goals for the former MVP.<p>As we chronicled last week, Derrick Rose’s …

Boston Celtics news: Marcus Morris believes offense will be 'too easy' at new power forward position

WALTHAM -- Marcus Morris does not want to be patient.<p>"It's killing me," he said after practice Sunday.<p>The Boston Celtics forward is taking …

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Lonzo Ball out vs. Kings, could sit for rest of preseason

LAS VEGAS -- Los Angeles Lakers rookie Lonzo Ball was ruled out of his third straight preseason game with a sprained left ankle, and his status for …

Cavaliers rest LeBron James, nearly half roster in Sunday's preseason game vs. Wizards

WASHINGTON -- The Cleveland Cavaliers rested LeBron James and nearly half the roster in Sunday's preseason game against the Washington Wizards.<p>Nine …

Five things to take away from Warriors’ 142-110 preseason win over Minnesota

SHANGHAI – The game started with the Warriors playing as awake as the Bay Area fans that slept in and with as much energy as the ones who tuned into …

A Tribute to The Late Connie Hawkins

<i>It is with teary eyes and a heavy heart I am writing this article. Connie Hawkins, a basketball legend and an even better person, has passed away at</i> …

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Sources: Nuggets, Gary Harris agree on 4-year, $84M extension

Denver Nuggets guard Gary Harris has reached agreement on a four-year, $84 million contract extension, league sources told ESPN.<p>The deal includes $74 …