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Feb 23

Steph Curry clowns Steve Ballmer after draining wide open 3

Steph Curry behind the arc is a menace and the Clippers have had their hands full. He’s knocked down an assortment of uncontested, contested, pull-up dribble jumpers as well as catch and shoot 3-pointers. Steph Curry is too much, man pic.twitter.com/B…

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Feb 23

Loss to Wizards shows new-look Cavs’ trades didn’t fix *everything*

LeBron James said that the All-Star break couldn’t have come at a worse time for his new-look Cavs. It looked that way on Thursday.

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Feb 23

Memo: NBA to launch confidential hotline to report workplace concerns

Yahoo Sports obtained Silver’s memo, titled “Respect in the Workplace."

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Feb 22

How a youth coach in Colombia rebuilt a once-successful relief pitcher

Ernesto Frieri was utterly lost. So he went back to basics. No more mechanics. No more grips. No more this leg here, this elbow there. No more thinking. Just catch the ball and throw it.

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Feb 22

Anthony Davis stands by the Pelicans, at least for now

There has been much discussion about Anthony Davis’ future, and there will continue to be.

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Feb 22

Report: NBA considering proposals for play-in tournament to decide final playoff spots

Two proposals "circulating at the highest levels" of the NBA would create a play-in tournament to decide the Nos. 7 and 8 seeds.

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Feb 22

Sources: Wizards to sign veteran guard Ramon Sessions to 10-day deal

Ramon Sessions brings the ball up the court against the Celtics’ Kyrie Irving in an October game. The Washington Wizards will sign veteran guard Ramon Sessions to a 10-day contract, league sources told Yahoo Sports. Sessions, 31, is expected to join …

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Feb 22

What to make of Lamar Jackson?

The draft process still has stereotypes at QB, where highly athletic (and often, black) players like Jackson are quick to ignite the “change position” talk.

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Feb 22

Why an elite talent such as Marvin Bagley III might not succeed at the next level

Marvin Bagley III has enjoyed an excellent freshman campaign for the Duke Blue Devils, surpassing much of the hype that made him one of the most coveted prep players in America. At 6-foot-11 with lightning quick feet and a plus vertical, Bagley is an …

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Feb 22

With White House invitation withdrawn by Trump, Warriors reportedly will spend time in D.C. with local kids

President Donald Trump withdrew the Golden State Warriors’ invitation to visit the White House after criticism from Steph Curry and othe

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Feb 22

Dirk Nowitzki responds to harassment, tanking reports in Dallas: ‘Players never play to lose’

Dallas Mavericks star Dirk Nowitzki responded to issues of sexual misconduct in the team’s business offices and owner Mark Cuban advocating tanking.

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Feb 21

LeBron James on playoff realignment talk: ‘Let’s not get too crazy’

LeBron James wants you to know that he does not believe in playing the Warriors in the playoffs before the NBA Finals.

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Feb 21

NBA Tanking Guide: 5 steps every terrible team should follow to finish dead last

The All-Star break is almost behind us, which means NBA tanking season is upon us.

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Feb 21

Hard to buy Cuban’s denials of Dallas dysfunction

In the aftermath of an explosive SI story on the Mavericks’ corporate culture, the league will have to address a few critical questions before deciding what to do next.

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Feb 21

Disappointed with Team USA men’s hockey at the Olympics? Blame Gary Bettman

Russian president Vladimir Putin should send a bottle of his finest vodka to the NHL commissioner, as he’s a frontrunner for MVP of this Olympics tournament. The fallout from Bettman’s decision to keep NHL players home from South Korea is pretty simpl…

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Feb 21

This may be last chance for players to speed up

MLB Commissioner Rob Manfred has been clear he wants to make games quicker, but the league stopped short of introducing a pitch clock… at least for now.

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