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NBA superteam rankings: Who has the most star power?

These days, only superteams need apply as NBA championship contenders. But what defines a superteam?<p>Last year, Tom Haberstroh categorized superteams …

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Fresh start with Chicago Bulls can revitalize Jabari Parker's career

This season could be the beginning of a long, exciting era in Chicago for Jabari Parker. After four seasons in Milwaukee, the Chicago native is …

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Making the Leap: Five Breakout Candidates for the 2018-19 NBA Season

With over two months before the season opener, we’re now in peak optimism season in the NBA. Teams will spend the lead-up to training camp touting …

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Stephen A. Smith disrespects Denver Nuggets and other Western Conference teams

ESPN First Take’s own, Stephen A. Smith, completely disregarded the talent the Denver Nuggets and other Western Conference teams possess.<p>If you watch …

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Why Nuggets' Jamal Murray is ready to make All-Star leap next season

After Jamal Murray led all second-year players in scoring with 16.7 points per game in 2017-18, NBA.com’s Jonathan Rosenberg believes the 21-year-old …

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Another opening night match-up, this time putting Jamal Murray, Trey Lyles and the Nuggets against the debuting Shai Gilgeous-Alexander and the …

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NBA Would You Rather: Karl-Anthony Towns vs. Nikola Jokic

<i>It’s a simple conceit: Would you rather one thing or another? But instead of situations that question the morality of your friends, we’re focusing on</i> …

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Which team is the Blazers biggest rival next season?

The Blazers will be fighting with several other Western Conference teams for a playoff spot next season. Which of the teams in that battle for …

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Everybody Ask Chris: August Edition

With the Nuggets schedule set, and the countdown in full effect winding toward training camp and the season opener, we crack open another mailbag and …

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From Anthony Davis to Enes Kanter, ranking John Calipari's 25 one-and-done freshmen at Kentucky

Here are the 25 Wildcats who went to the NBA after just one season under Calipari at UK<p>Since John Calipari took the reins of the Kentucky basketball …

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CBS Sports ranks Kentucky’s one-and-dones

It’s a question that defines the John Calipari era: Who are the best one-and-dones to come through Kentucky? CBS Sports’ Kyle Boone tackled the topic …

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What Does Immanuel Quickley Bring to Kentucky's Loaded Young Backcourt?

In the one-and-done era, college basketball fans have grown accustomed to having to get to know a slew of new, highly-touted names and faces each …

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2018-19 Lakers Schedule Breakdown: October

One of the most anticipated Lakers seasons in recent history is set to begin, as the NBA has released an 82-game schedule packed with matchups …

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Is Denver's Jamal Murray the next Damian Lillard?

Jamal Murray is a budding star poised for a third year breakout that is flying under the radar.<p><b>MORE: Northwest Division: Biggest move each team made</b> …

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Bowen out as Clippers' analyst after critique of Leonard

Bruce Bowen won't be back as a Los Angeles Clippers television game analyst next season after recently making critical comments about potential 2019 free agent Kawhi Leonard, ESPN reported Monday.<p>Bowen's contract was with Fox Sports West, but the Clippers -- like all sports organizations -- have a …

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Top 50 players in the NBA: 50-46

Greg M. Cooper-USA TODAY Sports<p>The purpose of this list is simple. These are not the 50 players who will have the best numbers. These are not the 50 …

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To avoid sustained mediocrity, John Wall and the Wizards must evolve

Since the John Wall and Bradley Beal Era began in the nation’s capital six seasons ago, the Washington Wizards have made the playoffs four times, won …

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Many of the Denver Nuggets players have arrived in Atlanta for a week of group workouts

The band is (mostly) back to together!It appears as though several of the Denver Nuggets players have arrived in Atlanta for a week of unofficial …

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Nuggets’ Michael Porter Jr. says he’s now pain-free after 2nd back surgery

When the Denver Nuggets selected Michael Porter Jr. with the 14th pick of this year’s draft, it was perhaps the most high-risk, high-reward selection …

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NBA Rumors: Isaiah Thomas Says He Can ‘See Why LeBron Left’ Cleveland, Later Apologizes For Insulting City

According to 'Bleacher Report,' Thomas made some NSFW comments about Cleveland in an Instagram video, seconds after he talked positively about his …

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5 NBA Rookies Who Could Be Next Season's Donovan Mitchell

The NBA draft is an inexact science. Just ask the 12 executives who passed up the opportunity to select Donovan Mitchell last summer.<p>Those teams might not all be feeling buyer's remorse, but most are assuredly regretting overlooking the fifth rookie to clear 1,600 points since 2000-01.<p>The 2018-19 …

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Nylon Calculus: Have the Thunder defined their backup role player?

The Oklahoma City Thunder just nabbed Dennis Schroeder, a player that harkens back to a prior motif in the organization’s personnel history. Since …

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Denver Nuggets: Projected depth chart

<b>Denver Nuggets: It’s most-talented roster since the George Karl era.</b> <b>Let’s take a look:</b><p><b>Point Guards:</b><p>Starter – Jamal Murray<p>A stud shooter with …

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Massive season looms on the horizon Malik Beasley & Juancho Hernangomez

Only one of Denver’s three 1st round picks in 2016 has found their place in the NBAOn draft night in 2016 it seemed almost unthinkable that the …

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State Farm Agent Tiffany Thacker wants you to learn about Team Toronto

<b>A Message from Today’s Sponsor:</b><i>On the court, all-stars make assists look easy. Behind-the-back, no-look, or off-the-backboard, they’re dropping dimes</i> …

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R.J. Barrett: What He Means to Canada Basketball

He is the consensus top prospect of the 2019 NBA Draft right now, but that’s not all R.J. Barrett is. To Canada Basketball, he represents something …

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Basketball Is Almost Back: Denver Nuggets 2018 Schedule Released

The first inklings of professional basketball starting soon are finally in the air with the release of schedules across the league.<p>The Denver Nuggets …

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Denver Nuggets: Highs, lows and middle grounds

The Denver Nuggets are set to take on a new schedule which was released on Friday, August the 10th.<p>What can we say are some realistic predictions for …

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The 10 Worst NBA Trades of the Last Decade

When a trade is agreed to and executed, both NBA front offices believe they are making a positive move for their respective franchises. Sometimes, though, the deal proves dramatically one-sided.<p>Perhaps one franchise gave up on a player too soon and he became a quality contributor at his next stop. …

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NBA Schedule 2018-19: Team-by-Team Record Predictions and Playoff Odds

The Golden State Warriors successfully went back-to-back. Now their focus will be trained squarely on becoming the first team to three-peat since the Los Angeles Lakers did it from 2000 to 2002.<p>That quest will begin Oct. 16, when the defending champions host <b></b>the Oklahoma City Thunder—a matchup that …

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