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Video: Russell Westbrook embarrasses 21 Savage like it’s Game 7 of the NBA Finals

Oklahoma City Thunder guard Russell Westbrook is known around the NBA for his ultra-competitive, high-intensity attitude. Whether it’s on the court, …

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Klay Thompson’s dad reminds his son to take a page out of James Harden’s book

Klay Thompson is already regarded as one of the top guys at his position in the entire NBA. The Golden State Warriors star can shoot the lights out …

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Clarkson: Being Philippines flagbearer ranks with NBA finals

JAKARTA, Indonesia (AP) — Jordan Clarkson says playing with the Cleveland Cavaliers in the NBA finals a few months ago was a "great experience."<p>Being the flagbearer at the opening of the Asian Games may have matched it.<p>"It was probably one of the happiest days I've had in my career, in my life," …

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Simmons: 'Next goal' for 76ers is getting past Celtics

LeBron James no longer impedes the path of 14 other teams in the Eastern Conference, leaving the Boston Celtics as perhaps the biggest threat to …

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LOOK: Delly And Richard Jefferson Randomly See Each Other, Tomfoolery Ensues

Former Cleveland Cavaliers teammates Richard Jefferson and Matthew Dellavedova recently bumped into each other at a random occasion. Being the social …

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Hornets would’ve held on to Kobe Bryant if Vlade Divac insisted he’d retire if traded from the Lakers

Kobe Bryant is synonymous with the Los Angeles Lakers after playing the entirety of his 20-year career with the purple and gold. But the Laker legend …

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76ers' Ben Simmons 'a little' disappointed LeBron James joined the Lakers

Even though LeBron James joined the Los Angeles Lakers this summer, 76ers executives thought the four-time MVP "very strongly" considered Philadelphia as an option during his short-lived free agency.<p>But what about the players?<p>76ers star Ben Simmons said he was "a little bit" disappointed that James …

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Klay Thompson’s Dad, Mychal, Says His Son Will ‘Retire In The Warriors Uniform’ Despite Free Agency

Current shooting guard for the Golden State Warriors and NBA superstar Klay Thompson has the option to pursue his free agent status as of next …

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Best All-Time Lakers Bench Players: No. 2, Robert Horry

In evaluating and ranking the top all-time Los Angeles Lakers bench players, though with the caveat of not looking back any further than the 1980s, …

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Klay Thompson was thanking J.R. Smith after NBA Finals Game 1 blunder

The story on Cleveland Cavaliers guard J.R. Smith’s inexplicable meltdown in Game 1 of last season’s Finals just refuses to go away. Two months on …

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Boston Celtics: Is Brad Stevens the favorite to win the Coach of the Year Award?

Brad Stevens is known throughout the NBA as a basketball genius. His basketball IQ is at an elite level and he has done an excellent job during his …

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Donovan Mitchell scored more as a rookie than Andre Roberson has in 5 seasons

As the 13th pick overall of the 2017 NBA Draft, Donovan Mitchell made an excellent debut last season. The team’s playoff run solidified his role as …

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Klay Thompson on his golf game and impact he hopes his foundation provides

<b>‘THREE!’ chronicles the Warriors run to the 2018 NBA Championship. <br>Order the book today!</b><p>SAN FRANCISCO – Usually, nothing bothers Klay Thompson.<p>He …

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Golden State Warriors: Top 3 games to watch in 2018-19

The Golden State Warriors have had their 2018-19 schedule set in stone. Here are the three most important games of the season.<p>The NBA has officially …

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Playoff woes continue as Blazer5 Gaming get bounced in first round

Playoff basketball continues to be cruel to Portland as Blazer5 Gaming is dropped in the first round of the 2K league tournament.<p>It’s déjà vu for …

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Quinn Cook's Championship Experience Adds Fuel To 2018-19 Season - NBA G League

As Stephen Curry said after the Golden State Warriors won the NBA Finals.<p>“When you see Quinn Cook now, call him champ.”<p>"When you see @QCook323 now, …

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2018 Champions Rewind

Champions Rewind<p>Take a look back at Golden State's second round of the 2018 NBA Playoffs in the latest episode of Champions Rewind.<p>Aug 9, 2018 | 08:00<p>…

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Brooklyn Nets: 10 best seasons in franchise history

The Brooklyn Nets franchise has played 51 seasons across the ABA and NBA. What seasons stand out? Here are the 10 best seasons the Nets have had.<p>It’s …

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Blogtable: How many games will Houston Rockets win next season?

* * *<p><i>The Rockets led the league with 65 victories last season. How many games do you think they can win in 2018-19?</i><p>* * *<p><b>MORE: Ben Simmons lauds</b> …

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2018-19 Lakers Schedule Breakdown: March

The Lakers could use March to build some momentum heading into the playoffs, as only seven of their 16 opponents made last year’s postseason.<p>However, …

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Jayson Tatum Offers Measured Response To Article Dubbing Him Overhyped

2,723<p>Jayson Tatum was a revelation during his rookie season for the Boston Celtics.<p>The Duke product wowed with his ability to score from all three …

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NBA trade rumors: Heat not interested in deal with Rockets involving Ryan Anderson

The Rockets will have to look elsewhere as they try to bolster their bench<p>Just a few months ago, the Houston Rockets took a 3-2 lead over the Golden …

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Ben Simmons ‘knew’ where LeBron James was going

We’re still almost two full months away from another NBA season. However, plenty has changed since the Golden State Warriors won their third …

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Durant responds after Kanter tells kid to burn KD shirt

New York Knicks center Enes Kanter took a playful jab at former Oklahoma City Thunder teammate Kevin Durant this week, instructing one young fan to …

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Ben Simmons responds to LeBron James turning down 76ers

It’s no secret the Lakers were the clear favorite to land LeBron James wire to wire. But, teams like Philadelphia, Houston, and even Cleveland …

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Let’s Talk About That Play: Adams burns Butler in preseason opener

Davante Adams put Malcolm Butler on skates in week one of the preseason. Let’s reminisce about it together.<i>People take football very seriously.</i> …

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Why you mad, Boston?

During this last Philadelphia 76ers playoff run, the team met the Boston Celtics for the first time since 2012. That matchup was fun six years ago …

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Toronto Raptors: The 2018 NBA offseason summary and recap

Looking back at what the Toronto Raptors did right and wrong during the 2018 NBA offseason, including free agency and the draft<p>The Toronto Raptors …

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Cleveland Cavaliers: 3 Cavs that could surprisingly be traded midseason

INDIANAPOLIS, IN – APRIL 20: Jordan Clarkson<p>The Cleveland Cavaliers clearly want to make a run to the playoffs this season, but if they don’t, could …

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Boston Celtics: 3 offseason goals for Kyrie Irving

With the NBA season edging ever closer and players working hard on their crafts in order to fine-tune their game before October, Celtics Wire has decided to take look at what improvements members of the Boston Celtics should focus on this offseason.<p>Of those players, Kyrie Irving is the most …

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