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NBA Rumors: Latest on Kawhi Leonard Trade, Carmelo Anthony, Hassan Whiteside

The NBA's 24-hour, 365-day news cycle continues in July as summer-league games take place and big names change cities via free agency or trades. Although most of the notable free agents have found new homes, a few others could soon be headed elsewhere.<p>Here's a look at three players who have been …

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Charles Barkley: Dirk's championship with Mavericks looks better than any superteam's title

Photos: Nobody tell LeBron we're reliving the night Dirk and the Mavs won the title<p>"One of the reasons I respect Dirk Nowitzki, can you imagine if …

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Here Is Where One NBA Insider Expects Clint Capela To Sign

Clint Capela free agency update: in the end, it seems like the star center is likely to stay with the Houston Rockets.<p>Capela was a key cog in the …

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Is LeBron James going to remain a Laker or come back to the Miami Heat?

Is former Miami Heat star LeBron James really going to end his career as a Los Angeles Laker?<p><i>Editor’s note: this article contains what may be the</i> …

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NBA Insider Has A Major Update On Who Might Land Carmelo Anthony

Carmelo Anthony’s days as a member of the Oklahoma City Thunder are numbered. The franchise is reportedly working on a buyout or a stretching of the …

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Houston Rockets Would Be a Better Fit for Carmelo Anthony Than OKC Thunder

In 2012, for a few shining moments in London, Carmelo Anthony was "Olympic Melo." That version of Anthony resurfaced, albeit temporarily, in Rio de Janeiro in 2016. It's an iteration NBA teams have considered and hoped to see play out in the NBA for years.<p>But the Denver Nuggets could never find it. …

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French NBA stars (and others) react to France World Cup win

For the second time in it’s history, France is the World Cup champion.<p>Celebrations erupted all over France, and in French enclaves around the world — …

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San Antonio Spurs: Analzying a Kawhi Leonard deal with the Raptors

If the San Antonio Spurs work out a trade with the Toronto Raptors for Kawhi Leonard, who could go the other way in a deal?<p>The San Antonio Spurs …

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2018 NBA free agency grades: Rockets add James Ennis

The Houston Rockets agreed to a two-year deal with small forward James Ennis, addressing a need at a position where they desperately need help.<p>It has …

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Houston Astros: Silence at the trade deadline is the move to make

There has been a lot of speculation at what the Houston Astros should do at the trade deadline. Silence is the best option for the team. Here’s …

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Los Angeles Lakers: 4 reasons not to pursue Carmelo Anthony

The Los Angeles Lakers should not pursue Carmelo Anthony when he becomes a free agent. Here are three reasons why.<p>The Los Angeles Lakers landed the …

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Milwaukee Bucks: All signs point to bombing threes

The NBA has adopted the three-point line as the most dangerous weapon in the game. It appears the Milwaukee Bucks finally have as well.<p>There’s no …

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Brooklyn Nets: 10 best players from 2nd NBA decade (1986-96)

The Brooklyn Nets entered their 2nd decade in the NBA with 5 straight playoff trips. Dark times loomed, but here are their 10 best players from …

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Scoochie Smith helps Cavaliers advance to semifinals of NBA Summer League tournament

Scoochie Smith’s run with the Cleveland Cavaliers in the NBA Summer League will continue for at least one more game.<p>Smith, the former Dayton Flyers …

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Men's Houston Rockets Mitchell Ness Cracked Iridescent Cap

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Houston Rockets: De’Anthony Melton turns heads at Summer League

Despite being out the game of basketball for one full season, Houston Rockets rookie guard De’Anthony Melton managed to turn heads over the last week …

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Summer Standouts, Day 12 | NBA.com

<b>Henry Ellenson, Detroit Pistons</b><p>Ellenson was the best player on the floor in the Pistons’ 72-66 win over the Chicago Bulls, and that includes Bulls …

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NBA Rumors: Latest on Possible Carmelo Anthony Trade, Jimmy Butler and More

LeBron James picking the Los Angeles Lakers was far from the end of the rumors frenzy for the NBA.<p>In fact, the King heading West was a domino of gigantic proportions, even if it hasn't spurred the expected Kawhi Leonard departure from the San Antonio Spurs or finally nudged Carmelo Anthony away …

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Todd Gurley is jealous of $150 million NBA contracts: 'I just want like $80 million'

NBA free agency has seen some huge contracts handed out, while NFL players lag behind<p>If you've been paying attention to NBA free agency this …

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Houston Rockets Run As One Bumper Sticker

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On deck: Kate Upton, Justin Verlander expecting baby

HOUSTON (AP) — Supermodel Kate Upton and Houston Astros pitcher Justin Verlander are expecting their first child.<p>Upton announced the pregnancy on Instagram on Saturday in a post with the hashtag "pregnant in Miami." The picture of her in a red, high-waisted suit and white top revealed a slight baby …

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Thunder, Paul George signing proves James Harden trade wasn’t about money

When the Oklahoma City Thunder acquired All-Star forward Paul George from the Indiana Pacers last summer, it was believed that he was destined to …

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Houston Rockets: How will Michael Carter-Williams fit in next year?

The Houston Rockets added depth to their backcourt in free agency in the form of Michael Carter-Williams. Let’s examine how he’ll fit in.<p>Free agent …

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Wolves Owner Glen Taylor Isn’t Prepared To Give Up On Andrew Wiggins Yet

When the Minnesota Timberwolves acquired Jimmy Butler last summer, he was supposed to be the missing piece to finally get them over the hump and transform them into true contenders in the West. For the most part, they accomplished that goal. They ended a 13-year playoff drought and finished with …

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UNC Basketball: P.J. Hairston walks away from basketball

Former Tar Heel P.J. Hairston calls it a career<p>Former North Carolina shooting guard P.J. Hairston has decided to walk away from the game of …

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The Actual Reason Ante Zizic Was Allowed To Skip Summer League, Revealed.

Cleveland Cavaliers big man Ante Zizic has been granted a leave of absence from this year’s Summer League conclusion. The 6-foot-11, 250-pound center …

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Sixers’ sights should be set on the Celtics

If your organization acquires LeBron James, you won the offseason. Those are the rules. Even still, the other moves made by the Los Angeles Lakers …

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Summer League Game Thread: Cavs vs. Rockets

Summer League Game 5: Cleveland Cavaliers (3-1) vs. Houston Rockets (4-0), July 14, 2018, 3:30 p.m. CT<p>Location: Thomas & Mack Center, Las Vegas, …

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James Ennis is all about defense

To combat the departure of Luc Mbah a Moute and Trevor Ariza, the Rockets went out and got the best defensive wing they could have gotten in James …

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Los Angeles Lakers Preseason Ticket Prices Surge After LeBron James Signing

The 2018-19 NBA season is inching closer every day and it’s shaping up to be one of the most exciting campaigns in quite some time. The Golden State Warriors recently capped off their second straight championship by sweeping the Cleveland Cavaliers in the NBA Finals, an outcome that ultimately …

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