1. 2018 NBA Draft Lottery Means LA Can Finally Move on from Nash, Howard Trades

    LOS ANGELES — For the first time since 2014, the Los Angeles Lakers could comfortably skip Tuesday's NBA draft lottery. No, the franchise still hasn't made the postseason since the year Kobe Bryant tore his Achilles tendon in 2013...

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  2. NBA Playoff Bracket 2018: TV Schedule, Predictions for East, West Finals

    The NBA is in the midst of a jam-packed week between the draft lottery, NBA Draft Combine and the conference finals. The lottery is now over, while the combine is underway in Chicago...

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  3. NBA Combine 2018: Prospects Who Boosted Their Stock After Thursday's Drills

    Not every portion of the NBA combine is revelatory. For instance, Mohamed Bamba has a jaw-dropping 7'10" wingspan —but we already knew he was massive...

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  4. Low-Key Desirable Destinations in 2018 NBA Free Agency

    You already know why the Philadelphia 76ers and Los Angeles Lakers are top-flight free-agent destinations. Philly is a star-laden powerhouse on the rise, and everyone loves L.A...

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  5. Russell Westbrook, Kawhi Leonard and the NBA's Biggest Offseason Star Dilemmas

    This summer will get complicated for certain NBA teams with incumbent stars—and we mean difficult. LeBron James' free agency (player option) isn't a convoluted issue for the Cleveland Cavaliers...

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  6. Kawhi Leonard Trade Rumors: Spurs Need 'Grand-Slam Offer' to Part with Star

    San Antonio Spurs swingman Kawhi Leonard is one of the best players in the NBA , and his team reportedly won't settle for anything less than a "grand-slam offer" if it is going to trade him this offseason...

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  7. Lakers GM Rob Pelinka: 2018 Playoffs Show Young Players Can Be Difference-Makers

    Los Angeles Lakers general manager Rob Pelinka believes the Boston Celtics could indirectly help the Lakers land marquee free agents as the Celtics show a team can contend despite relying on a group of young stars...

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  8. Pistons Using VR Goggles in Player Interviews at 2018 NBA Combine

    The Detroit Pistons have developed a unique way of testing players at the 2018 NBA Scouting Combine that involves virtual reality technology. Per The Athletic's James L...

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  9. Neil Olshey: Trail Blazers Were 'A Little Too Conservative' at Trade Deadline

    Portland Trail Blazers president of basketball operations Neil Olshey said his team was too conservative at the trade deadline this past season, which played a role in Portland's first-round loss to the New Orleans Pelicans ...

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  10. NBA Combine Results 2018: Thursday Measurements, Highlights and Top Prospects

    While NBA draft season is well underway behind the scenes, this week's NBA draft lottery and the NBA Scouting Combine on Thursday and Friday mark the official start of that process...

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  11. Luka Doncic's Agent Says 2018 NBA Draft Decision Won't Be Impacted by Teams

    To hear NBA prospect Luke Doncic's agent tell it, the Slovenian prospect's potential NBA destination won't have an impact on whether he elects to continue playing in Europe or comes Stateside to play in the NBA...

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  12. Michael Porter Jr. Calls Himself the 'Best Player in This Draft'

    Questions surround NBA draft prospect Michael Porter Jr . following an injury-plagued season at Missouri, but he has a message for all 30 teams...

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  13. Jaylen Brown, Marcus Smart Address Celtics Playoff Road Woes

    The Boston Celtics aren't sweating their 1-4 road record in the playoffs as the Eastern Conference Finals gets set to descend upon Quicken Loans Arena in Cleveland...

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  14. Mohamed Bamba: 'I Could Really See Myself' with Bulls After 2018 NBA Draft

    The Chicago Bulls own the No. 7 pick in the upcoming NBA draft, and University of Texas big man Mohamed Bamba could see himself coming off the board with the selection...

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  15. JR Smith: Cavaliers' Struggles Forcing LeBron James to Do Too Much

    JR Smith knows the Cleveland Cavaliers have to take some pressure off LeBron James , and he acknowledged as much Thursday. "We have to ramp it up," Smith said, according to ESPN...

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  16. Shaquille O'Neal Puts Massive $28 Million Mansion in Orlando Up for Sale

    Want to live where Shaq lived? Good news. You now can for the low, low price of $28 million. According to Candace Taylor of the Wall Street Journal , former NBA superstar ...

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  17. Game of Zones Season 5, Episode 6: Poorzingis

    Ser Kristaps Porzingis , while pondering a new future under Lord Commander Fizdale , is subjected to horror stories from Walt “Clyde” Frazier...

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  18. Knicks' David Fizdale: I'll Build Bond with Kristaps Porzingis 'Step-by-Step'

    New York Knicks head coach David Fizdale isn't going to waste any time getting to know Kristaps Porzingis ...

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  19. Knicks News: GM Scott Perry Discusses 2018 NBA Draft Strategy at Combine

    The New York Knicks are not worrying about positional fit in the 2018 NBA draft. During Thursday's NBA combine telecast on ESPN , Knicks general manager Scott Perry said the team will select the best player available at No...

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  20. Kevin Love on Throwback Channing Frye Instagram Pic: 'That Mustache Is Down 0-2'

    They may no longer be teammates, but Channing Frye and Kevin Love still act like it online. Frye—who was sent to the Los Angeles Lakers in a midseason trade —turned 35 years old on Thursday...

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  21. Suns Coach Igor Kokoskov Says NBA Draft Prospect Luka Doncic Would 'Fit Great'

    New Phoenix Suns head coach Igor Kokoskov coached Luka Doncic on the Slovenian national team at EuroBasket last year and believes Doncic would be a good addition to the Suns, though that doesn't mean he'll be the selection at No...

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  22. Collin Sexton NBA Combine 2018: Measurements, Analysis and Draft Projection

    Collin Sexton took his first steps toward basketball stardom on Thursday as one of the 69 participants at the 2018 NBA draft combine in Chicago. Sexton officially measured in at 6'1 ½" with shoes on and a 6'7 ¼" wingspan...

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  23. NBA Trade Rumors: Top Reports Surfacing After 2018 Draft Lottery

    With the Phoenix Suns landing the No. 1 overall pick in the 2018 NBA draft by winning the lottery, the offseason is starting to take shape. The Suns and the Sacramento Kings, who are picking No...

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  24. Metta World Peace Says He Was Offered $35K to Fix a Game in College

    Former NBA player Metta World Peace told Jared Quay of Yahoo Sports in an interview he was once offered $35,000 to throw a game in college...

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  25. Victor Oladipo to Drive Pace Car at 2018 Indianapolis 500

    Indiana Pacers star guard Victor Oladipo will drive the pace car at the Indianapolis 500 on May 27. "This is a tremendous honor for me," he said, per ESPN.com ...

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