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NBA Midseason Power Rankings: The Cavs are a mess

Well, well, well. Welcome back to The Crossover’s weekly Power Rankings, where we have officially reached the NBA’s midseason point. The Warriors are still the best team in basketball and the Grizzlies are still the worst, but there have been some surprising runs going on in between. The Heat

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Key Matchup vs. Detroit Pistons: Michael Kidd-Gilchrist vs. Tobias Harris

The Charlotte Hornets are set for a rare matinee affair on Martin Luther King Jr. Day as they’ll head north to take on the Detroit Pistons on Monday afternoon for the second time this season. Charlotte will need a superb defensive performance from small forward Michael Kidd-Gilchrist, particularly

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Lakers Sign Gary Payton II

EL SEGUNDO – The Los Angeles Lakers have signed guard Gary Payton II to a two-way contract, it was announced today by General Manager Rob Pelinka. Payton II appeared in 12 games (six starts) for the Milwaukee Bucks this season while averaging 2.5 point…

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Payne, Blakeney and the Bulls backcourt

Zach LaVine’s return Saturday was a triumph even more than the Bulls 107-105 victory over the Detroit Pistons. LaVine with 14 points in just 19 minutes was cool, calm and confident. He looked the healthiest in the locker room: No ice bucket, no soreness, no protective wraps. He strode confidently

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Lakers at Grizzlies: 3 Things to Know (1/15/18)

Here is what you need to know before the Lakers aim to extend their winning streak against the Memphis Grizzlies. The Lakers wouldn’t have won four in a row if it weren’t for the bulldozing play of Julius Randle, who stepped up in his hometown of Dallas on Saturday. Randle piled up 23 points

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Charges over deadly ‘swatting’ raid

An American suspected of making a prank call that led to a fatal shooting has been charged with manslaughter. Tyler Barriss, of Los Angeles, is alleged to have called police in Kansas falsely claiming he was armed and had taken hostages at a home in Wi…

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Miami HEAT at Chicago Bulls Game Preview

The Miami HEAT face the Chicago Bulls Monday afternoon at United Center. The HEAT defeated the Bulls 100-93 in their last meeting on Nov. 26. Tip-off is set for 3:30 PM. Television coverage on FOX Sports Sun begins at 3:00 PM. You can also listen to th…

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Wall Throws It Up And In

Morris Rejects Brown Markieff Morris blocks and snatches it from Sterling Brown under the basket. 5 minutes ago

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Daily News – January 15, 2018

**NOTE: The news clips and articles listed don’t necessarily reflect the views or beliefs of the Cleveland Cavaliers or their Basketball Operations staff, partners, or sponsors.** Author: Bill Livingston Publication: Cleveland.com CLEVELAND, Ohio – Why don’t they know their place? NBA players

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Embiid Battles In The Post

DeRozan Assists Valanciunas Jam DeMar DeRozan shuffles a pass by two defenders to Jonas Valanciunas for a slam. 6 minutes ago

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With Zach LaVine back, what about the others on the backcourt?

Zach LaVine’s return Saturday was a triumph even more than the Bulls 107-105 victory over the Detroit Pistons. LaVine with 14 points in just 19 minutes was cool, calm and confident. He looked the healthiest in the locker room: No ice bucket, no soreness, no protective wraps. He strode confidently

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Smith Reverse Layup

Harris And-One Andre Drummond rebounds and gets it to Tobias Harris for the layup plus the foul. 23 seconds ago

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Chuck’s Daily Check In 1.15.18

Miami 25-17 (13-8 on the road) at Bulls: (16-27, 10-11 at home) 2:30 tip. NBC Sports Chicago: Neil Funk and Stacey King: 2:30 tipoff. WLS 890 AM : Chuck Swirsky, Bill Wennington and Steve Kashul. 2PM CT pre. Bulls: Mirotic: 17ppg. Heat: Dragic: 17. Bul…

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NBA Power Rankings: Warriors Cruising, Cavs Crumbling at Halfway Point

Well, well, well. Welcome back to The Crossover’s weekly Power Rankings, where we have officially reached the NBA’s midseason point. The Warriors are still the best team in basketball and the Grizzlies are still the worst, but there have been some surprising runs going on in between. The Heat

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Game Preview: Raptors at 76ers

Toronto Raptors (29-12) @ Philadelphia 76ers (19-20)  Monday, January 15th, 1 P.M. ET Wells Fargo Center TSN, TSN1050 The Raptors last saw the Sixers on Dec. 23, rolling to a 102-86 victory on the Air Canada Centre floor. DeMar DeRozan led the way with…

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Warriors game day: How will Isaiah Thomas affect Golden State-Cleveland rivalry?

Warriors at Cavaliers Time: 5 p.m. PT Where: Quicken Loans Arena, Cleveland Coaches: Steve Kerr, 4th season with Warriors (242-48 with Warriors and overall); Tyronn Lue, 3rd season with Cavaliers (104-61 with Cavaliers and overall) On air: TV on ABC; R…

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