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LOS ANGELES — NBA commissioner Adam Silver floated the possibility of a modified playoff seeding system Saturday that could pit the league’s best two teams against each other in the Finals without changing the amount of teams from each conference that make the postseason. Because of a recent history of imbalance between the Eastern Conference
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You’ve chosen wisely. Steph and his picks were no match for LeBron’s collection of superstars. Congratulations! Time to add to King James’ trophy case … you know, behind all the rings and MVPs. Another loss to Steph Curry. This must be getting a bit old by now, isn’t it? Tough break, another loss. Don’t worry
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For the third time in four years with this format, the World Team beat Team USA in the Rising Stars Challenge, earning a resounding 155-124 victory in Los Angeles. The final margin was the second-largest ever in this game, behind only the Sophomores’ win over the Rookies in 2007. World Team Bogdan BogdanovicKings (Serbia)Guard |
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Boston Celtics All-Star point guard Kyrie Irving wants Gordon Hayward to take his time recovering from a fractured ankle with eyes toward what the team can accomplish when Hayward is back at full strength. “I don’t want him to rush back. We need him for years to come,” Irving said during an appearance on ESPN’s
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MINNEAPOLIS — With several former players, including Chauncey Billups and Latrell Sprewell, watching on, the Minnesota Timberwolves unveiled a “Flip” banner at the top of the Target Center as the organization paid tribute to Flip Saunders on Thursday. Saunders, who was a basketball fixture in the state of Minnesota having starred collegiately at the University
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DALLAS — Don Carter, the owner who was instrumental in bringing the NBA to Dallas with the expansion Mavericks in 1980, has died. He was 84. The Dallas County medical examiner said Carter died Wednesday night. The cause was not disclosed. Carter co-founded the franchise with Norm Sonju, the club’s first president. Carter sold majority
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Six-time NBA All-Star Amar’e Stoudemire has joined the Big3 League. Stoudemire will serve as a captain of the Tri-State team, alongside Jermaine O’Neal and Nate Robinson. Stoudemire, 35, is among 22 former NBA players to commit to the summertime 3-on-3 league as either a player captain or coach for its second season. Stoudemire last played
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OKLAHOMA CITY — Before LeBron James‘ production company, SpringHill Entertainment, remakes the early 1990s hit “House Party” that starred Kid ‘n Play, the Cleveland Cavaliers star might have to educate some of his teammates about what to expect. “They are too young, I think,” James said of his five Cavs teammates aged 25 or younger.”They
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