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Russell Westbrook wraps up Why Not? Asia tour

By Erik HorneRussell Westbrook’s famous philosophy of “Why Not?” has shaped not just his life, but an entire Asian tour by the Jordan Brand.It’s evident in what’s become a summer tradition for Westbrook.Read more on NewsOK.com

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Aretha Franklin's national anthems: Relive long one for Detroit Lions

The Queen of Soul’s legacy in music is undeniable, but Aretha Franklin has had a long history with sports, especially in Michigan.

       

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Jordan Clarkson, Yao Ming keen observers at Asian Games basketball

JAKARTA, Indonesia >> Cleveland Cavaliers guard Jordan Clarkson watched from the bench, not quite able to make it to the Asian Games in time to play in the opening game for the Philippines.Yao Ming was there, too, also keeping a close eye on the Philip…

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Don’t expect the constant trade speculation around Wesley Matthews to stop next season

Editor’s note: This is the 11th in a series of Mavs player profiles about the 2018-19 roster.Wesley MatthewsPosition: Guard/ForwardAge: 31Size: 6-5, 220 poundsExperience: 10th seasonContract: Entering the final season of a four-year deal he signed as a…

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Bill Russell has one question for Jaylen Brown

“Remember I’m old, lol.”

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Thunder journal: Thunder assistant Rajakovic returns home for Basketball Without Borders Europe

Thunder assistant coach Darko Rajakovic will join multiple NBA and WNBA players, assistants and former players this week in Belgrade, Serbia, for the 17th edition of Basketball Without Borders Europe.
Rajakovic, who is from Serbia, will help coach some…

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Overseas players dish on playing against Mavs rookie Luka Doncic: ‘It’s similar to Manu Ginobili’

Editor’s note: This post was originally published on July 9. Luka Doncic has spent the past few years dominating the EuroLeague. The Mavericks hope he can recreate the same magic in the NBA.HoopsHype’s Alex Kennedy recently talked to multiple players w…

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What Jaylen Brown had to say about Donald Trump

Brown once again shows he won’t “stick to sports.”

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Report: Heat, Udonis Haslem nearing deal for him to return for 16th season

What it means is that the Heat want some depth along the front line and, more importantly, a quality presence in the locker room. Udonis Haslem is reportedly nearing a contract with the Miami Heat, reports Tim Reynolds of the Associated Press. Udonis H…

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Russell Westbrook among opening MVP odds favorites

By Erik HorneHow do you feel about Russell Westbrook at 14-to-1 odds to win the NBA’s Most Valuable Player award?The 2016-17 MVP has taken his customary place among the top candidates to win the award, as bovada.lv released its opening odds for the MVP…

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Daryl Morey ‘really curious’ to see the Warriors with DeMarcus Cousins: ‘Gonna be interesting’

If you are alive and love basketball, you have an opinion about DeMarcus Cousins signing with the Warriors.On Wednesday morning, Rockets GM Daryl Morey shared his thoughts:"I was really curious. Bob (Myers) is really good at his job. He likes to t…

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Victor Oladipo owns better odds to win MVP than Paul George

According to Bovada, Oladipo’s odds are 100/1 while George’s are 125/1.

      

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Rockets GM Daryl Morey says LeBron is GOAT by a “pretty big margin”

Kareem Abdul-Jabbar had it right — the GOAT argument is a comparison of different players with different teammates and different rules, it’s cannot be definitive. Something he said on the Dan Patrick Show Wednesday.

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Ben Simmons laughs off NY Times report, Bob Ley taking a break from ESPN

“It’s August, people. Don’t get too heated here – not over this.”

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Miami Heat moves toward Haslem deal and signs rookie forward as it awaits Wade decision

While continuing to await a decision from Dwyane Wade, the Heat on Wednesday signed former Kentucky forward Marcus Lee and moved toward an agreement with veteran forward Udonis Haslem. A … Click to Continue »

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With such a crowded backcourt, here’s where Devin Harris’ true value comes into play for the Mavericks

Editor’s note: This is the 10th part in a series of Mavs player profiles about the 2018-19 roster.Devin HarrisPosition: GuardAge: 35Size: 6-3, 190 poundsExperience: 15th seasonContract: Signed a one-year deal for the veteran’s minimum of $2.4 million -…

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Is Carmelo Anthony too good to come off the bench?

Carmelo Anthony officially signed with the Houston Rockets, adding another All-Star to the team and he is reportedly going to come off the bench.

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NBA releases Philippines’ Clarkson for Asian Games

Cleveland Cavaliers guard Jordan Clarkson will suit up for the Philippines at the Asian Games in Indonesia, the country’s basketball federation announced Wednesday, just days after the NBA said it would not release him for the event. The National Basketball Association granted a “one-time exception” for the 26-year-old Clarkson and two Chinese players — Houston Rockets centre Zhou Qi and Dallas Mavericks forward Ding Yanyuhang — to represent their countries at the 2018 Asiad.

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Benches clear in Giants-Dodgers after confrontation between Yasiel Puig and Nick Hundley

Giants catcher Nick Hundley and Dodgers outfielder Yasiel Puig caused benches to clear following their confrontation in the seventh inning.

       

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Cleveland Browns' wide receiver drama takes center stage on latest 'Hard Knocks'

The sudden trade of Corey Coleman, a 2016 first-round draft pick, was just part of the drama surrounding the Browns on latest “Hard Knocks” episode.

       

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