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Sep 24

Ira Winderman: Pat Riley, Heat cast aside star system, for better or worse

You start here as the Miami Heat are again about to get started: How in the heck is this a Pat Riley roster? It was one thing to go into last season without an All-Star on the roster, because that also was in the wake of spending $98 million on Hassan …

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Sep 24

Sport stars condemn Donald Trump´s comments amid NFL row

US president Donald Trump has denounced protests by NFL players in a two-day rant that targeted top professional athletes and brought swift condemnation from league executives and star players alike. Wading into thorny issues of race and politics, Mr Trump’s comments in a Friday night speech and

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Sep 24

Ex-Lakers Player BURNED By Twerk Queen, I Ain’t Bangin’ You for a Plane Ticket!

Ex-Lakers Player BURNED By Twerk Queen I Ain’t Bangin’ You for a Plane Ticket! 1 9/24/2017 12:20 AM PDT Ex-Lakers player Jordan Hill is getting called out by one of the most famous booty models on the ‘Gram — with Ghetto Barbie claiming Hill tried to fly her out to smash, but she burned

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Sep 24

Raptors’ DeMar DeRozan pays summer visit, proudly proclaims ‘I am Toronto’

Fans should be beyond the “Hey, they like us, they really, really like us!” stage with NBA players because the Toronto Raptors have been a consistently good team for years, two victories away from winning the Eastern Conference title last month, a relatively young team anchored by an all-star Olympic-bound

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Sep 24

The Raptors will go as far as Kyle Lowry takes them, again: Arthur

Opening night for the Raptors isn’t quite the theatre, but it’s a production. Jersey giveaways, the class warfare of T-shirt tosses, fireworks. They had to cancel the festivities in the square outside because the weather in Toronto was, as the great Steve Rushin once wrote, like driving into

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Sep 24

Where do Knicks go from here? A post-Melo landscape

Carmelo Anthony will be off of the New York Knicks roster by Monday. Enes Kanter and Doug McDermott are headed to New York. Oklahoma City Thunder?has, finally, been agreed to, let’s take a look at what it means for New York going forward.

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Sep 24

Raptors re-sign Serge Ibaka to three-year deal

Serge Ibaka is headed back to the Raptors. NBA sources have confirmed a report by ESPN’s Adrian Wojnarowski that the free agent power forward/centre has agreed to a three-year, $65 million (all figures US) contract with Toronto. The deal won’t become official until the NBA’s moratorium on

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Sep 24

Golden State Warriors react after President Trump’s Twitter rant

Stephen Curry’s moves off the court are what prompted President Trump to tweet Saturday morning.

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Sep 24

Knicks training camp kicks off new era in more ways than one

Now the Knicks really can launch their youth movement as training camp opens Monday. New team president Steve Mills and his right-hand man, general manager Scott Perry, can author future blog posts about the Knicks’ young core, and when they don’t mention Carmelo Anthony in their future essays

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Sep 24

Get to know every player Knicks will have at training camp

Of summer-league guys, Pittsburgh sharpshooter has best chance of either cracking 15-man roster or signing second two-way contract that allows him to rotate from G-League to big club. Combo guard got ridiculous new contract, but coach Jeff Hornacek sees something rest of NBA GMs don’t.

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Sep 24

Trump clashes with sports world over player protests, invitation

President Donald Trump and the sports world engaged in an intensifying spat on Saturday after he called for National Football League owners to fire players who protest during the U.S. national anthem and disinvited a National Basketball Association sta…

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Sep 24

Heat’s Whiteside grateful for Olynyk’s advice

After blindsiding Kelly Olynyk in a game this week, Miami Heat centre Hassan Whiteside felt so guilty he called the Celtics big man to apologize. He felt even worse after the call. While some players would have brushed off a call from an opponent who’d just clocked them, Whiteside said Olynyk was

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Sep 24

The professionals: Making it in the NBA

It has been a hot topic in the last week week, particularly around the Raptors because of the relatively swift and sudden demise of Anthony Bennett, who has gone from being selected first overall in the 2013 NBA draft to being another unemployed 23-yea…

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Sep 24

Warriors get shunned by President before there could be a dialogue

OAKLAND, Calif. –? Stephen Curry emerged from the Golden State Warriors training room with a huge grin. He’d had all morning to decide how to respond to being called out in a tweet by President Donald Trump and disinvited to celebrate the Warriors’ NBA title at the White House. And as he walked

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Sep 24

2017-18 Roster Breakdown: The Bigs

BOSTON – With all the versatility on the Boston Celtics roster, it’s not easy placing positional labels on the players. However, Brad Stevens does his best seeing as he doesn’t classify his guys with the traditional 1, 2, 3, 4, and 5 positional tags. Instead, the Celtics coach sings to his own

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Sep 24

Toronto Raptors take tight affair against visiting Atlanta Hawks

Luis Scola was espousing some truths earlier this week, as any team’s veteran is expected to do. The Raptors forward had just pulled himself out of a terrible funk that lasted much longer than he’d wanted, but he had a 21-point outing to his name after Sunday’s loss to the Houston Rockets

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