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May 26

Thunder’s Enes Kanter rooting for Cavs to win NBA Finals

To say Oklahoma City wasn’t pleased when Kevin Durant decided to sign with the Warriors may be a bit of an understatement .  And while the Warriors and the Thunder had some heated moments this season, no one really directly said they were rooting against Durant in his future with Golden State. That

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May 26

10 Reasons Why Kevin Durant Will Never Win an NBA Championship

Kevin Durant joined the Golden State Warriors to better his chances of winning NBA championships. But this may be easier said than done.

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May 26

11 Big-Name NBA Players Who Are in for a Major Pay Raise This Offseason

With the salary cap expected to rise once again this offseason, here’s a look at 11 NBA players who are looking at serious paydays.

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May 26

How ESPN rebuilt its NBA coverage with billions on the line

Kenyon Martin says Zaza Pachulia made a dirty play. Stephen Jackson says Zaza Pachulia is a dirty player. Amin Elhassan says the San Antonio Spurs have no room to complain. It’s the day after the most controversial moment of the mostly lifeless 2017 NBA playoffs – Kawhi Leonard’s injury that

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May 26

LeBron James pauses for selfie during postgame press conference

LeBron James’ teammates decided to join him during his postgame press conference Thursday night.  To celebrate reaching the NBA Finals, the guys took a podium selfie, with James pausing mid-answer to smile for the picture.  LeBron James has a lot to smile about these days, as he gets ready to appear

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May 26

NBA: The 5 Best Boston Celtics of All Time

The Boston Celtics, with their 17 championships, are arguably the most successful franchise in basketball, if not all of sports. Celtics lore is resplendent with flashes of parquet floors, Red Auerbach victory cigars, clutch shooting, raucous home crow…

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May 26

Why the Chicago Bulls Will Never Win Another NBA Championship

We’ve taken a deep dive into what’s going on in the organization, and why the Chicago Bulls will never win another NBA championship.

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May 26

Cleveland Cavs to face Golden State Warriors in 3rd straight NBA Finals

The Cleveland Cavaliers beat the Boston Celtics in Boston on Thursday night, 135-102, sending them to the NBA Finals for the third consecutive years — where, for the third straight year, they’ll face off against the Golden State Warriors. This is the first “threematch,” or match of a rematch

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May 26

The 25 Best Performances in NBA All-Star History

The NBA All-Star weekend is a chance for players to showcase their skills, and many have done so in memorable ways over the years.

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May 26

Every NBA Team’s Worst Draft Pick

There are plenty of bad draft picks in the history of the NBA. Here are every single NBA team’s biggest draft day blunder.

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May 26

David Ramsey: Pat Garrity ran, really fast, from Lewis-Palmer to NBA

Pat Garrity. Lewis-Palmer coach Russ McKinstry kept hearing about Pat Garrity. It was the summer of 1991, and McKinstry was coaching the Rangers basketball team. Garrity had lived in Monument four years, from 4th grade to 8th grade, before moving with …

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May 26

Welcome to the NBA, Caris

There are some moments no basketball player will ever forget – and the first game is right up there. From the nerves, to the absolute joy to making a dream come true, that first game is a wild ride of emotions. LeVert made the most of his first game, grabbing three steals in his debut, a night he’

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May 26

NBA Playoffs 2017: LeBron James Passes Michael Jordan to Become Playoff Scoring Leader

Cleveland forward LeBron James moved past Hall of Famer Michael Jordan as the leading scorer in NBA playoff history on his way to helping the Cavaliers ease into a third successive NBA Finals series on Thursday. James needed 28 points to surpass Jorda…

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May 26

LeBron James says Warriors ‘too stressful’ as Ty Lue starts NBA Finals prep

BOSTON – There are only two teams in NBA history that have scored at least 100 points in their first 12 postseason games, and they’re both slated for an unprecedented Finals trilogy. The Cleveland Cavaliers pounded the Boston Celtics 135-102 on Thursday night, clinching their third consecutive Eastern

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May 26

LeBron James defers on Warriors thoughts: ‘It’s too stressful’

BOSTON — As they celebrated defending their Eastern Conference title Thursday night, the Cleveland Cavaliers weren’t ready to focus on defending their NBA championship. Despite going through the East playoffs at 12-1 and appearing destined for a rematch against the Golden State Warriors for months

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May 26

NBA Finals: Cleveland Cavaliers set up Golden State Warriors rematch

Cleveland Cavaliers set up their third straight NBA Finals appearance against Golden State Warriors with a dominant 135-102 win over Boston Celtics. Kyrie Irving and LeBron James combined for 79 points at Boston’s TD Gardens to claim the best-of-seven Eastern Conference finals 4-1. James, 32, surpassed

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