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NBA's New Resting Policy About to Get Its First Major Test

NEW YORK — Steve Kerr got a phone call Sunday morning, and he knew immediately what to do with the information he was being given.<p>Kevin Durant, who'd tweaked his left ankle the night before in a thrilling 24-point comeback in Philadelphia, had woken up with soreness and swelling. Right then, Kerr …

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Gregg Popovich: 'Never' seen Kawhi Leonard injury issue

Since the coaching career of Gregg Popovich has spanned more than 40 years, it’s easy to imagine that he’s seen just about everything. But the San …

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Report: 'Multiple Teams' Talking Trades For DeAndre Jordan

“Multiple teams” are reportedly inquiring about DeAndre Jordan in trade conversations, according to the <i>Washington Post</i>‘s Tim Bontemps.<p>Jordan, 29, …

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Kevin Love knew exactly what to do while James went off in the 4th quarter

Kevin Love knew what to do while LeBron James went off for 23 points in the 4th quarter.<p>More FOX Sports Ohio Videos

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Lonzo Ball won't be able to shake this nickname if he keeps shooting 30 percent

Lonzo Ball helped the Lakers come back from 19 points down at home to beat the Bulls Tuesday, but it was another rough shooting night for the No. 2 overall pick. Ball went 3-for-13 from the floor, dropping his shooting percentage on the season to just .308. In the first quarter, Ball whiffed on an …

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Tracy McGrady & Vince Carter: What If They Had Stayed Together?

By the start of the 21st century, the Toronto Raptors had grown into an NBA phenomenon. With burgeoning stars on the rise in Vince Carter and Tracy McGrady, Toronto became the talk of the NBA. After one playoff appearance, McGrady departed in free agency, leaving Carter as a solo star. With McGrady …

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Dion Waiters’ clutch shooting propels Miami Heat past Boston Celtics

The Miami Heat's Dion Waiters (11) drives the ball around the Boston Celtics' Al Horford in the third quarter at the AmericanAirlines Arena in Miami …

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Just as we all predicted, two rookies stole the show in L.A.

There's not often hype surrounding a game between two of the NBA's worst teams, but Tuesday's Bulls-Lakers matchup was intriguing to many because it …

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Steve Kerr: Why Phil Jackson was ruined with Knicks

Warriors coach Steve Kerr gave a thoughtful assessment of the failed Phil Jackson presidential regime, feeling the Zen Master was due bad luck after …

New York Knicks

Stephen Curry loses bet to JaVale McGee, must wear fanny pack to three games

Outside of a couple of college campuses and a handful of people in Las Vegas sports books, not a lot of people were paying attention to the Davidson …

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Spoelstra wants to instill an attitude of winning among Heat players

Miami Heat head coach Erik Spoelstra said that he doesn't care about the result right now, it's all about behavior and habits the team shows moving …

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NBA ICYMI: The Revenge of Russell Westbrook

<i>All the need-to-know info from Wednesday’s pre-Thanksgiving NBA feast.</i><p>Prestige Drama<p>NBC/Jason Gallagher<p>Nothing is more annoying than being mocked for …

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Jay-Z to LeBron James: 'I'm the King of Cleveland Now'

Jay-Z didn't take too kindly to LeBron James' Instagram post in which he declared himself the "King of New York" following a comeback victory against …

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WATCH: Kevin Durant, Russell Westbrook get into heated altercation

Kevin Durant may have downplayed the effect the Oklahoma City crowd would have on him during Wednesday’s game at Chesapeake Energy Arena, but it’s …

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Blazers 86’d by 76ers, 101-81

PHILADELPHIA, PA - NOVEMBER 22: Amir Johnson<p>We’ve been led to believe that the Portland Trail Blazers are a professional basketball team.<p>If tonight …

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The Thunder’s Problems Are Fixable

Oklahoma City’s big three are struggling like the Heat did when they united Wade, Bosh and James.<p>We’re only one-fifth of the way through the NBA …

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Colin to Magic, Lakers: You knew what you were getting with LaVar Ball

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There Are ‘Multiple Teams’ Discussing A Trade For Clippers Center DeAndre Jordan

The Los Angeles Clippers have entered a significant downward spiral over the past three weeks of the NBA season. After a 5-2 start, the Clippers have dropped nine straight games and, making matters worse, are dealing with serious injury trouble.<p>Point guards Milos Teodosic and Patrick Beverley are …

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Knicks put together a historic run in win over Raptors

Now that’s a Thanksgiving run.<p>The third-quarter numbers were staggering as the Knicks scored a team record 28 straight points in a 108-100 defeat of …

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Taurean Prince on the Lessons He Learned from Being Homeless

Taurean Prince doesn’t like to talk about the time in his life when he was homeless. He didn’t even tell his mother that he and his father were …

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Golden State Warriors: OKC Thunder will never be another game for Kevin Durant

OKLAHOMA CITY, OK - FEBRUARY 11: Russell Westbrook<p>The Golden State Warriors will take on the new-look Oklahoma City Thunder in a matchup that will be …

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Injuries and chemistry issues are causing a disturbance in the once-dominant Western Conference

For years, the Western Conference has reigned supreme over its Eastern counterpart, consistently having better top-end teams and more impressive depth from top to bottom.<p>But while the two best teams in the NBA are generally considered to be the Golden State Warriors and Houston Rockets (though the …

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Boston Celtics: Kyrie Irving is the most clutch player in the NBA

Photo by Maddie Meyer/Getty Images<p>Kyrie Irving has been the most clutch player in the NBA this season, which proves that he can be the best player on …

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What might be going on with Kawhi Leonard

It’s been just a hair over a month since we’ve last heard from an expert weighing in on how long it’ll be before Kawhi Leonard would return to action …

San Antonio Spurs

The Celtics Need the 2018 Lakers Pick

DURHAM, NC - NOVEMBER 17: Marvin Bagley III<p><b>Don’t get me wrong, I think the Celtics are really good right now.</b><p>I mean, how else could they win …

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The 1 Thing Every NBA Team Should Be Thankful for This Season

Save for the NBA All-Star break, the basketball calendar only has two open dates during the regular season—Thanksgiving and Christmas Eve.<p>The latter gives clubs selected to compete on Christmas a brief opportunity to celebrate the holiday a day early. The former allows players to act like the rest …

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LA Clippers win in Atlanta 116-103

ATLANTA, GA - NOVEMBER 22: Blake Griffin<p>The LA Clippers defeated the Atlanta Hawks 116-103, breaking their 9 game losing streak.<p>IT FINALLY HAPPENED. …

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WATCH: Westbrook, Durant heated exchange in Thunder win over Warriors

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Could Michael Porter Jr. drop to the Cleveland Cavaliers in the 2018 NBA Draft?

PORTLAND, OR - APRIL 7: Michael Porter Jr.<p>Michael Porter Jr. will be missing his entire freshman season due to a back injury. Could that force him to …

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NBA Rumors: Pelicans Could Explore Early DeMarcus Cousins Trade After League Moved Up Deadline

The New Orleans Pelicans are one of the NBA teams who will be affected by the league’s new trade deadline. DeMarcus Cousins, who’s set to become an …

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