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May 27

Sixers need to remember lessons of Turner pick

The easiest and safest pick for the 76ers in the NBA draft is Josh Jackson. That is of course if the Boston Celtics and Los Angeles Lakers do what we all envision on June 22 and take Markelle Fultz and Lonzo Ball first and second, respectively. That wo…

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May 27

How Does Steph Curry Compare to the Other MVP Point Guards?

Stephen Curry is just the sixth NBA point guard to win the MVP award. How does he stack up to his contemporaries?

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May 27

The Best Players to Lose at Least 4 NBA Finals

Despite being one of the greatest players of all time, LeBron James has lost 4 NBA Finals. Fortunately for the King, he’s not alone.

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May 27

Cleveland GM David Griffin: “I hope everybody says we have no chance”

Great. There’s also a difference between being an underdog and slowing Stephen Curry and Kevin Durant.

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May 27

NBA Finals MVP odds: Stephen Curry and Kevin Durant open as favorites

With a much-anticipated third straight NBA Finals between the Golden State Warriors and Cleveland Cavaliers now just days away, there are all sorts of things to talk about, and plenty of predictions to make. We’ve already learned the Warriors are favorites to win the title, with both Vegas and the

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May 27

Civil rights, LGBTQ groups condemn NBA’s decision for 2019 All-Star Game in Charlotte

The NBA announced on Wednesday that the 2019 All-Star Game will be held in Charlotte, two years after it was originally scheduled for 2017 and later moved due to North Carolina’s controversial HB2 law, which came under heavy criticism from LGBTQ and social justice advocates. The bill set off a wave

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May 27

Detroit’s Van Gundy honored for cooperation with media, fans

Stan Van Gundy of the Detroit Pistons has won the Rudy Tomjanovich Award, which honors an NBA coach for his cooperation with media and fans, as well as excellence on the court. The Professional Basketball Writers Association announced the winner Friday…

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May 27

Van Gundy wins writers’ Tomjanovich award

Associated Press AUBURN HILLS, Mich. — Stan Van Gundy of the Detroit Pistons has won the Rudy Tomjanovich Award, which honors an NBA coach for his cooperation with media and fans, as well as excellence on the court. The Professional Basketball Writers…

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May 27

7 Mind-Blowing LeBron James Dunks From the 2016 NBA Finals

LeBron James treated basketball fans to several mind-blowing dunks against the Golden State Warriors in the 2015–16 NBA Finals.

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May 27

How Does Steph Curry Compare to the Other MVP Point Guards?

Stephen Curry is just the sixth NBA point guard to win the MVP award. How does he stack up to his contemporaries?

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May 26

Mike Conley Jr. names NBA’s best trash talker

Yahoo Sports Minute – Memphis Grizzlies star Mike Conley Jr. answers a series of questions while on the hot seat at the Yahoo studio.

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May 26

Kevin Durant’s parity defense: Nets screwed up on their own

And we thought Kevin Durant refusing to meet with the Nets last summer in free agency was cold. Durant, tired of being blamed for the lack of parity around the NBA or some teams’ inability to compete — and looking at the Nets — said it is not his fault Brooklyn traded its future away to the Celtics

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May 26

Beilein still upbeat after Michigan loses another to NBA

For a major program, Michigan is a somewhat unlikely candidate for this kind of NBA-induced attrition. The Wolverines have fielded some very good teams under John Beilein, but they haven’t been relying on prospects expected to jump to the pros as soon as they can. ”We’re not depending

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May 26

Beilein still upbeat after Michigan loses another to NBA

ANN ARBOR, Mich. (AP) — For a major program, Michigan is a somewhat unlikely candidate for this kind of NBA-induced attrition. The Wolverines have fielded some very good teams under John Beilein, but they haven’t been relying on prospects expected to jump to the pros as soon as they can. “We

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May 26

Armed with impressive stats, John Collins could be Wake Forest’s next stellar big man in NBA

Collins is a statistician’s dream, and there are a number of ways to justify Louisville coach Rick Pitino’s contention that Collins was the best post player in the rugged Atlantic Coast Conference, “if not the country.” We’ll spare you the lengthy list, but here are a couple more stats that

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May 26

Have Warriors and Cavs sucked the drama from the NBA?

The NBA Finals are set, with absolutely no surprise. Golden State-Cleveland for the third straight season. The regular season was about playoff positioning for the other 28 years, and the first three rounds of the playoffs were about playoff placing fo…

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