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Enjoy the glorious twilight of LeBron James’ NBA reign

Plus, Ben Simmons is dominating without a jump shot.<p>Surrender yourself, for a brief moment, to the notion that LeBron James and the Cavaliers can’t win a championship this year.<p>Consider the dominance of Kevin Durant and the Golden State Warriors. Consider Kyrie Irving getting another chance to …

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Warriors Tonight: After great escape, it’s on to Brooklyn

THE BASICS<p><b>Tipoff:</b> 3 p.m. Sunday at the Barclays Center. <b>TV:</b> NBC Sports Bay Area. <b>Radio:</b> KGMZ 95.7 “The Game” in Oakland and San Francisco, KRTY 95.3 in …

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Recalibrating expectations for Orlando Magic as they fall to their mean

ORLANDO, FL - NOVEMBER 18: D.J. Augustin #14 of the Orlando Magic handles the ball against the Utah Jazz on November 18, 2017 at Amway Center in …

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Utah Jazz 2017-18 Week Six Outlook, Predictions

SALT LAKE CITY, UT – NOVEMBER 7: the Utah Jazz stand for the national anthem before the game against the Philadelphia 76ers on November 7, 2017 at …

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<b>Philadelphia •</b> The Utah Jazz weren’t planning on this.<p>Like any other NBA team, the Jazz knew an 82-game season would produce a few scrapes and …

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Jazz stop 3-game slide with 125-85 win over Magic

Rodney Hood doesn't care whether he starts or comes off the bench.<p>He just wants to play.<p>Hood scored 31 points, Derrick Favors had 25 points and 11 …

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Stephen Curry scores 35 in big comeback win

Stephen Curry scored 35 points with five rebounds, five assists, one block and four 3-pointers during a 124-116 win over the 76ers on Saturday.<p>It's …

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Orlando Magic Grades: Utah Jazz 125, Orlando Magic 85

ORLANDO, FL - NOVEMBER 18: Derrick Favors #15 of the Utah Jazz handles the ball against the Orlando Magic on November 18, 2017 at Amway Center in …

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Utah Jazz: Is it possible to survive without Rudy Gobert?

The Utah Jazz are off to a shaky start and just lost Rudy Gobert for the foreseeable future; can they survive in the West? Sixteen games into the …

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Utah Jazz vs Orlando Magic: Lineup, preview and prediction 11/18/17

Three keys to the game<p><b>Get Joe Ingles to shoot more -</b> After taking a zero in Minnesota in which he went 0 of 4 from 3-point range and 0 of 6 overall, …

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Winderman: East establishing long-term roadblocks to Heat | Commentary

There are several ways to go about this.<p>For the Philadelphia 76ers, it was sacrificing nearly half a decade to position themselves for this moment. …

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Early Report Card Grades for NBA's Newest Alphas

Don't you just love passing judgement on the NBA's latest crop of top dogs?<p>This past summer's deep draft class and flurry of player movement has thrust more than a few into new alpha-option roles. And, fortunately for the nitpicker in all of us, most have played enough for us to grade their …

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NBA's most surprising stats of the first month -- and whether they can be sustained - CBSSports.com

There are a lot of weird things going on in the NBA, but how many of them will last?<p>Today marks an exact month since the start of the NBA season, and …

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The Court Room Podcast- Gobertless Jazz, Myles Turner and a Game of Fact or Fiction.

In todays show the guys open up the podcast talking about Rudy Gobert and his injury. Mark Wahlen discusses the teams structure without Gobert and …

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NBA’s globalization puts shame to the NFL brand

China isn’t the most popular topic in basketball circles just now. The Warriors think back to their jet-lagged preseason trip and wonder if it cost …

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Brooklyn Nets D'Angelo Russell has arthroscopic knee surgery

Brooklyn Nets guard D'Angelo Russell had arthroscopic surgery on his left knee Friday, the team announced.<p>Russell has been out of the lineup since leaving last Saturday's game against the Utah Jazz for what was called a knee contusion.<p>The Nets didn't announce a timetable for Russell's …

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FanDuel & DraftKings NBA Daily Picks: Fantasy lineup & advice 11/17/17

PG – Dennis Smith Jr., Dallas Mavericks vs Minnesota Timberwolves<p>Dennis Smith Jr. has been killing it in November. The Dallas rookie is averaging …

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Dinwiddie scores 25, leads Nets over Jazz, 118-107

Spencer Dinwiddie scored a career-high 25 points hours after D'Angelo Russell had knee surgery, and the Brooklyn Nets beat the Utah Jazz 118-107 on …

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NBA Aussies: Joe Ingles, Thon Maker, Aron Baynes, Ben Simmons, Dante Exum, Patty Mills - US media view

THON Maker goes through a brutally intense workout with legend Kevin Garnett, Joe Ingles destroys outspoken former teammate Enes Kanter, while Aron …

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Jazz Ruled Ricky Rubio Out Against Nets

The <b>Utah Jazz</b> are already dealing with a pile of injuries, having Dante Exum, Joe Johnson and Rudy Gobert all on the shelf through the early stages of …

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2017-18 NBA Week 5 Power Rankings

<i>Because of the lyrically inspired tweet from one, Peter Vecsey, I have decided to base this weeks Power Rankings on a few song choices of my own. So,</i> …

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Fantasy basketball forecaster: Nov. 20-26

Trusting the process in Philadelphia is finally bearing fruit. Fans of the 76ers endured seemingly endless ineptitude rife with heavy usage rates for …

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To tank, make a change or stay the course: The Utah Jazz dilemma

NEW YORK, NY - NOVEMBER 15: Ricky Rubio (Photo by Nathaniel S. Butler/NBAE via Getty Images)<p>After a disappointing start to the season, the Utah Jazz …

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Seven most impressive rookies of the NBA season so far

Markelle Fultz vs. Lonzo Ball was supposed to be the central storyline that dominated this year’s rookie class. Pick No. 1 vs. pick No. 2. Former …

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PBT Extra: Injuries already shaping playoff race in West

The bottom half of the West playoff chase was always going to be a dogfight, with five or so teams packed in between 42-47 and a couple on the bottom …

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Warriors are quite aware Celtics have makings of a future NBA Finals opponent

Yahoo Sports<p>BOSTON – Steve Kerr admits: He’s been keeping an eye on the Celtics. And why wouldn’t he? As the Warriors coach sizes up future NBA …

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The NBA Has No Answer for Joel Embiid

LOS ANGELES — To watch Joel Embiid pulverize the Lakers on Wednesday was to see years of painstaking rehab pay off like never before, to bear witness …

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The NBA's Best Unicorn: Kristaps Porzingis

<i>This story appears in the November, 20-27, issue of SPORTS ILLUSTRATED. To subscribe, click here.</i><p>One could make out the silhouette of a superstar in …

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Utah Jazz notes: Gobert fires back at Waiters, John Cleese is jazzed

SALT LAKE CITY, UT - NOVEMBER 08: Rudy Gobert of the Utah Jazz walks through the crowd during the Jr Jazz Tipoff Party at vivint.SmartHome Arena on …

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Fantasy basketball rest-of-season rankings: Week 5

One month into the 2017-18 NBA season, it’s time for fantasy basketball owners to recalibrate expectations for certain players.<p>Is one of your …

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