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Kevin Durant's former Thunder teammate Enes Kanter tells a kid to burn KD shirt, Durant responds

Warriors superstar Kevin Durant has never been one to take abuse on social media.<p>This trend continued on Friday when Enes Kanter, one of Durant's former teammates with the Thunder, posted a video to Instagram of himself telling a kid to burn a t-shirt with Durant's "KD" logo on it.<p>"We have a …

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Warriors Sign Summer League Standout to Contract

The Warriors have signed undrafted rookie Marcus Derrickson to an Exhibit 10 contract after a strong showing in this year’s Summer League.<p>The …

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Stephen Curry explains trash talk with LeBron James at end of 2018 Finals Game 1

LeBron James had been a dominant force in Game 1 of the NBA Finals, but he was a frustrated man at the end after the legendary J.R. Smith blunder at …

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NBA Rumors: Stephen Curry Unlikely To Play For Michael Jordan’s Team, Wants To Finish Career With Warriors

Stephen Curry wants to finish his NBA career with the Golden State Warriors.<p>Two years ago, Golden State Warriors superstar Stephen Curry opened up …

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Six Teams Ahead Of Celtics In ESPN’s 2018-19 ‘NBA Superteam Rankings’

2,967<p>The Boston Celtics might be the best team in the Eastern Conference. They might even be a legitimate threat to the Golden State Warriors’ …

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Minnesota Timberwolves: Are the Wolves a ‘superteam’?

In the midst of the superteam era, are the Minnesota Timberwolves considered a superteam as currently constructed? If so, where do they rank …

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Golden State Warriors challengers, pt. II: Will stars align for Celtics?

In Part II of my “Golden State Warriors challengers” series, I take a look at the Boston Celtics. What will Boston’s recent success against Golden …

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Eggers Explores the Gary Trent Connection for Trail Blazers

Gary Trent Jr. won’t be the first draft pick to suit up for the Portland Trail Blazers when the 2018-19 NBA season commences this October. Frankly, …

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Atlantic Division: The biggest move each team made this offseason

<i>As we cross the midway point of the offseason, we're taking a week-long look at the biggest offseason move by each team. Up next? The Atlantic</i> …

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Projections Regarding Kevin Durant And Klay Thompson's Futures Suggest Dominance Awaits

The Golden State Warriors will soon face imminent questions during the offseason once again, as the summer of 2019 will bring another potential …

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ESPN Summer Forecast Deems Lakers Among Likely Teams To Sign Kyrie Irving In Free Agency

The 2019 free agency class is even more stacked than the group of players who hit the open market this summer. With stars such as Klay Thompson, …

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Kemba Walker hoping to get deal with Charlotte before he’s approached by other teams

Kemba Walker is bound to enter the 2018-19 season facing plenty of questions about his future, and while he’s committed to staying with the Charlotte …

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Kemba Walker: ‘MSG is a special place. The Knicks are a special team’

<b>NEW YORK —</b> Kemba Walker smiled at the thought of playing at Madison Square Garden in front of his hometown fans, but when asked about joining the …

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Philadelphia 76ers: 3 bold predictions for J.J. Redick next season

J.J. Redick was a key piece to the Philadelphia 76ers’ playoff run last season. These bold predictions on his upcoming season could shape into …

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Kemba Walker loves Brooklyn, but he’s probably not going to the Nets

NEW YORK — Kemba Walker is from The Bronx and has been linked to the New York Knicks as their potential star point guard in next year’s free agency. …

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How DeMarcus Cousins can make a case for Finals MVP with the Warriors

An interesting collection of talent, the Golden State Warriors are likely going to the playoffs. Adding All-star talent DeMarcus Cousins to the mix …

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Rockets GM Daryl Morey on Warriors signing DeMarcus Cousins: ‘It’s a little bit hard on paper to figure out how to make it work’

DeMarcus Cousins picking the Warriors sent shockwaves through the NBA. You know they were felt in Houston, where Rockets general manager Daryl Morey …

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NBA Rumors: Lakers Could Trade Luol Deng & Draft Picks To Kings For Randolph & Shumpert, Per ‘Bleacher Report’

Should the Sacramento Kings consider trading for Luol Deng?<p>Aside from LeBron James, the Los Angeles Lakers have failed to acquire other big names in …

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ESPN Is Predicting These 2 Stars Will Team Up In 2019

The 2018 NBA offseason saw LeBron James leave the Cleveland Cavaliers for the Los Angeles Lakers and Kawhi Leonard get shipped from San Antonio to …

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Take it easy: 5 stars who could benefit from diminished roles

Egos are hard to break.<p>That's especially true in the NBA, where players like Allen Iverson ("I don’t know any former MVP that come off the bench") …

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Stephen Curry on Battling LeBron and the Quest for Immortality

HBO and <i>The Ringer</i>’s Bill Simmons travels to Oakland to sit down with three-time NBA champion Stephen Curry to talk recent Finals runs, the joy of …

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Stephen Curry Discusses Arguments Between Draymond Green, Steve Kerr

Golden State Warriors star Stephen Curry said he is entertained by the arguments between teammate Draymond Green and head coach Steve Kerr in an interview released Thursday.<p>Curry discussed the arguments on <i>The Bill Simmons Podcast</i> after Simmons asked him to share his favorite story involving …

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Hawks progressing nicely in rebuild

<i>NBCSports.com’s Dan Feldman is grading every team’s offseason based on where the team stands now relative to its position entering the offseason. A</i> …

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Stephen Curry explains when he realized Warriors had championship potential

Stephen Curry was hesitant to join Golden State when first drafted No. 7 overall by the Warriors during the 2009 NBA Draft, but after surviving an …

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Golden State Warriors in Contract Years: Kevon Looney

The Golden State Warriors gave Kevon Looney a one-year extension this offseason, but is he a part of the organization’s long-term plan?<p>Entering last …

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Special screening for Warriors' documentary at Grand Lake Theater

- The Golden State Warriors held a special screening of a documentary film about the team's 2017-2018 championship season at the Grand Lake Theater …

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A star, a coach and a style: Why the Utah Jazz are the greatest threat to the Warriors in the next five years

In the 2012-2013 season, Klay Thompson and Stephen Curry led a Mark Jackson-coached Warriors to a second place finish in the Pacific Division of the …

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C.J. McCollum on his latest Warriors comments: ‘I’m happy stop making me look like a scorn man sheesh’

Trail Blazers guard C.J. McCollum explained Kevin Durant signing with the Warriors with an analogy about getting jumped by a gang with your brothers …

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Atlanta Hawks Offseason Grades: Drafting Kevin Huerter #19 Overall

As part of our offseason coverage, Soaring Down South is ranking each and every offseason transaction the Atlanta Hawks made.<p>After a slow start, the …

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The Phoenix Suns will not make the NBA Playoffs in 2018-19

The Phoenix Suns will not make the playoffs this upcoming season. Despite having a solid off season in which the Suns made Deandre Ayton the number …

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