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Jun 27

Three potential NBA superteams that could form and how they match up with Warriors

Super teams are all the rage in the NBA. Not only did the Golden State Warriors form one organically through the draft and then add  Kevin Durant , but the only way most can think of challenging Golden State is to form a similar collection of talent. Free agency starts Saturday at 12:01 a.m ET, and the

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Jun 27

NBA tampering: Are stars crossing the line?

SI legal analyst Michael McCann looks at whether Draymond Green’s text to Kevin Durant after Game 7 of the 2016 NBA Finals should be considered “tampering.”

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Jun 27

The NBA Awards’ Best (and Most Off-Script) Style Moves

And the most off-script menswear fits from the NBA’s biggest names The first-ever NBA Awards Show was missing some of our favorite style all-stars—namely, LeBron James, Dwyane Wade, Iman Shumpert, and Steph Curry—so to say the red-carpet was exciting is a bit of a lie. Also, let’s be honest,

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Jun 27

NBA Trade Rumors: Carmelo Anthony Latest, Is MVP Russell Westbrook On Trade Block?

The New York Knicks reportedly want rid of Carmelo Anthony. As far back as January, it was being reported that Knicks President Phil Jackson wanted to trade Anthony, who has a no-trade clause. According to the New York Daily News, the Knicks would still like to shift Anthony’s contract or else buy

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Jun 27

NBA, sports world reacts to Russell Westbrook winning Kia MVP

An epic chase for the Maurice Podloff Trophy — aka the Kia MVP Award — came to a conclusion last night with Oklahoma City Thunder star Russell Westbrook taking home the honors. He bested fellow finalists Kawhi Leonard of the San Antonio Spurs and Jam…

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Jun 27

The two voters who left Draymond off Defensive Player of the Year ballot

Editor’s note: The above video is from last weekend, before the NBA Awards show on Monday night.

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Jun 27

Is LeBron James’ planned Cleveland superteam in danger?

Washington Wizard’s All-Star guard John Wall is looking to end Cleveland’s hopes of creating a super-team with Paul George in it, according to reports. George will leave the Pacers at the end of his current contract, which runs until June 2018, but is yet to choose his next destination. ESPN

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Jun 27

Did the Ball family’s WWE Raw cameo upstage the NBA Awards?

Trust the booming personality of LaVar Ball to find a way of upstaging one of the NBA’s glitziest nights of the year. The first NBA Awards went off without a hitch in New York City, even if the evening lacked some of the NBA’s biggest names in LeBron James, Kevin Durant and Kawhi Leonard. It

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Jun 27

Taylor Swift sends weird congrats to Russell Westbrook

Taylor Swift sent the weirdest congratulatory message to her fan and basketball player Russell Westbrook for winning MVP at the NBA Awards.

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Jun 27

Report: 76ers, Nets To Make ‘Hard Push’ For J.J. Redick

PHILADELPHIA (CBS) — The Philadelphia 76ers will be competing with the Brooklyn Nets for soon-to-be free-agent J.J. Redick, according to Kevin O’Connor of The Ringer.  “Multiple league sources I’ve spoken to expect the Sixers and Nets to make a hard push at Redick,” O’Connor writes. Redick

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Jun 27

Kenneth Faried Q&A: The NBA’s Courtship Of India

Fifteen years have passed since the first and only player from Asia was selected No. 1 overall in the NBA draft. The Houston Rockets selected Yao Ming with the first pick in 2002, and he helped bring the sport of basketball to new heights in China. Ind…

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Jun 27

Who Did Drake Bring to the NBA Awards?

Drake brought basketball sideline reporter Ros Gold-Onwude to the NBA Awards on June 26 — and they sure made a pretty pair.

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Jun 27

Jerry West’s First Task for LA Clippers: Help Save Franchise from Total Collapse

LOS ANGELES—Four days before Chris Paul and Blake Griffin opted out of their contracts, a week-and-a-half prior to the opening of NBA free agency, the Los Angeles Clippers introduced a man who may be the biggest catch in franchise history. When West took a seat on the podium at the Clippers training

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Jun 27

NBA draft 2017: Which college basketball teams lost the most talent?

The NBA draft is the realization of a dream for all 60 players who hear their names called. The flip side is that it’s also a night that reinforces which college basketball teams are going to be hurting the most next season because of the talent they lost. ACC Player of the Year Justin Jackson was

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Jun 27

Watch the plays that made Russell Westbrook the NBA MVP

Russell Westbrook did what many thought was impossible in the 2016-17 NBA season and was rewarded Monday night with the league MVP award at the NBA Awards in New York City. The Oklahoma City Thunder point guard topped the voting by a massive distance. From 101 total votes, Westbrook received 69. James

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Jun 27

NBA Stock Watch: Free Agency Rumors, Paul George Dreams And More

The NBA rumor mill was churning on all cylinders last week, and this weekend the player movement will begin for real. For now, we wait.The draft is over, the cap is set, and free agency is coming. Where do things stand? We can start with the Warriors. …

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