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NBA Basketball News

May 26

Now Warriors All-Star, Durant was once their 2nd choice

Truth be told, Golden State’s former coach wasn’t sure the Warriors needed Kevin Durant. The Warriors were already small-ball sensations, capable of piling up the points with their daring drives and sizzling shooting. So rather than add another scorer, Don Nelson figured Golden State might be

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May 26

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 26

Durant: I’m not to blame for NBA parity woes

ESPN.com news services Kevin Durant says it doesn’t make sense to complain that his move to join the Golden State Warriors has negatively affected the NBA and ruined parity in the league. “Like I’m the reason why [expletive] Orlando couldn’t make the playoffs for five, six years in a

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May 26

BDL’s NBA Playoff Previews: Golden State Warriors vs. Cleveland Cavaliers

The Golden State Warriors and Cleveland Cavaliers are set to play a historic Finals, their third consecutive.

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May 26

NBA star Evan Turner visits former Oak Park school

Before he went on to star at Ohio State University and the NBA, Evan Turner recalls sitting in an assembly similar to the one he led Thursday. Now with the Portland Trail Blazers, Turner, 28, visited Lincoln Elementary School in Oak Park, a school he o…

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May 26

What Would the Mavs Look Like if Players Stayed Close to Home?

The Dallas Mavericks have had a history of pursuing players from the DFW area in hopes that they will want to return to their roots some and play for the hometown. It hasn’t worked very well but what if teams in the NBA were just made that way? Sometimes, it is hard to look past the excitement of

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May 26

3 Trade Candidates For The NBA Offseason

it wouldn’t be surprising to see the Indiana Pacers trade Paul George in the 2017 NBA offseason.

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May 26

Star point guard interrogated about his sneaky parenting strategy

During a recent visit to the Yahoo studio, Memphis Grizzlies star point guard Mike Conley Jr. played a game of What Would You Do, answering life’s wacky and mysterious questions.

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May 26

Cavs-Warriors Part III joins past championship trilogies

It never happened between Magic Johnson’s Lakers and Larry Bird’s Celtics. While there have been 14 rematches in NBA Finals history, this year’s meeting between LeBron James’ Cleveland Cavaliers and Stephen Curry’s Golden State Warriors will be the first trilogy in league history

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May 26

Things that have happened since LeBron James last missed the NBA finals

Here’s how the world has changed since 2010, the last year the NBA finals did not feature LeBron James.

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May 26

Cavs-Warriors Part III joins past championship trilogies

It never happened between Magic Johnson’s Lakers and Larry Bird’s Celtics. While there have been 14 rematches in NBA Finals history, this year’s meeting between LeBron James’ Cleveland Cavaliers and Stephen Curry’s Golden State Warriors will be the first trilogy in league history

Permanent link to this article: https://ca.sports.yahoo.com/news/cavs-warriors-part-iii-joins-past-championship-trilogies-195018590--nba.html?src=rss

May 26

Woj Report: The Magic’s new front office

The Vertical’s Adrian Wojnarowski on the newest editions to the Orlando Magic’s front office.

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May 26

Kareem Abdul-Jabbar reveals secrets behind the Skyhook…in Legos

Yahoo Sports Stadium presents a comical Lego demonstration of the most unstoppable shot in basketball, the Skyhook, as told by NBA Hall of Famer Kareem Abdul-Jabbar.

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May 26

Celtics star Isaiah Thomas unsure if he’ll need hip surgery

WALTHAM, Mass. (AP) — Celtics star Isaiah Thomas says it’s too early to tell if he needs surgery on his right hip.

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May 26

Turkish NBA star tweets ‘you can’t catch me’ at arrest warrant report

ANKARA/NEW YORK Enes Kanter, the Turkish NBA star whose home country has revoked his passport, on Friday expressed disdain on social media at reports that Turkey’s government had issued a warrant for his arrest. “You can’t catch me. Don’t waste your breath. I will come on my own will

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May 26

Kevin Durant calls out the Magic and Nets in a brutally honest quote about NBA parity

Kevin Durant can’t believe we’re still talking about his free agency, almost 11 months later. He really can’t believe that people blame him for the dull NBA postseason thus far and the lack of parity in the league. USA TODAY Sports’ Sam Amick has a great story on the “alleged NBA villain

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