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Ex-Nuggets coach recalls NBA's anthem controversy with iffy hin…

Ex-Nuggets coach recalls NBA's anthem controversy with iffy hindsight

yahoo.com Updated 5 hours ago
Reactions to Colin Kaepernick have brought Mahmoud Abdul-Rauf back into the public conversation about sports and activism. (Brian Barr/ Getty Images). The NFL and sports world in general are currently in the midst of a controversy surrounding San Franci…
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  • Bucks re-sign free agent forward Novak

    Bucks re-sign free agent forward Novak

    nba.com 11 hours ago
    The Milwaukee Bucks have re-signed free agent forward Steve Novak, General Manager John Hammond announced today. Terms of the contract were not disclosed in accordance with team policy.
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  • Lakers sign forward Auguste

    Lakers sign forward Auguste

    nba.com 11 hours ago
    The Los Angeles Lakers have signed forward Zach Auguste, it was announced today by General Manager Mitch Kupchak. Per team policy, terms of the deal were not released.
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  • A League Exec Says The Kings Are ‘Fooling Themselves’ If They T…

    A League Exec Says The Kings Are ‘Fooling Themselves’ If They Think DeMarcus Cousins Is Staying

    dimemag.com 12 hours ago
    USA TODAY Sports To say it’s been a rocky start to DeMarcus Cousins‘ career with the Sacramento Kings would be a massive understatement. Through his first six seasons, they’ve been through almost as many coaches, prematurely firing the only one he got a…
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  • Steven Adams and Andre Roberson officially want it that way

    Steven Adams and Andre Roberson officially want it that way

    yahoo.com 12 hours ago
    Steven Adams and Andre Roberson get ready for their visit to ‘Carpool Karaoke.’ You know how, during the late 1990s, everybody felt like the one thing the Backstreet Boys were really missing was a 7-foot mustachioed New Zealander who wasn’t, like, great…
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  • Could Avery Bradley be Defensive Player of the Year?

    Could Avery Bradley be Defensive Player of the Year?

    ESPN.com 12 hours ago
    Could Avery Bradley be Defensive Player of the Year?
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  • Blake Griffin Certainly Found Out Just How Much Thunder Fans Wa…

    Blake Griffin Certainly Found Out Just How Much Thunder Fans Want Him On The Team

    dimemag.com 13 hours ago
    The recruiting efforts for Blake Griffin to come to #OKC are in motion #Sooners #ThunderUp pic.twitter.com/LIDI2jt9T5 — Nikki Kay (@NikkiKayKFOR) August 27, 2016 We’re living in an age when the highest class of stars and superstars are changing teams at…
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  • Joel Embiid feels '100 percent,’ is on track to play for 76ers …

    Joel Embiid feels '100 percent,’ is on track to play for 76ers in preseason

    yahoo.com dimemag.com 14 hours ago
    Joel Embiid has fun with Nerlens Noel during warm ups prior to a game against the Cleveland Cavaliers on Jan. 10, 2016. (Mitchell Leff/Getty Images) At long last, from the sound of things, fans of the Philadelphia 76ers might this season — possibly, pot…
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  • John Wall isn't 'watching' the money Bradley Beal and James Har…

    John Wall isn't 'watching' the money Bradley Beal and James Harden make

    yahoo.com 14 hours ago
    Bradley Beal and John Wall hash it out. (Getty Images) NBA players have always chafed at either perceived or legitimate inequalities in yearly payroll. The only ways in which an NBA veteran can be anything less than well off is to become the victim of m…
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  • Iman Shumpert bares just about all for cameo in Kanye's ‘Fade' …

    Iman Shumpert bares just about all for cameo in Kanye's ‘Fade' video

    yahoo.com 18 hours ago
    Teyana Taylor, Iman Shumpert, baby Iman Jr. and a lot of sheep appear in the video for Kanye West’s “Fade.” (Screencap via @iamjoonlee) When I heard that MTV planned to give Kanye West four uninterrupted minutes of screen time to do whatever he saw fit …
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  • Brandon Jennings Defends Taking Robert Horry’s Career Over Regg…

    Brandon Jennings Defends Taking Robert Horry’s Career Over Reggie Miller’s Ring-Less One

    dimemag.com 18 hours ago
    USA TODAY Sports During the Olympics, Carmelo Anthony said that his three gold medals would make him satisfied with his career even if he never wins an NBA championship. His newest Knicks teammate, Brandon Jennings, would seem to disagree with that sent…
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  • Top plays from 2015-16

    Top plays from 2015-16

    nba.com 18 hours ago
    The 2015-16 season is over and done and 2016-17 is drawing closer sooner than you think. As we close in on the start of the new season, relive the best of 2015-16 right here.
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  • Will Ty Lawson Ever Return To Form After Signing With The Kings…

    Will Ty Lawson Ever Return To Form After Signing With The Kings?

    dimemag.com 19 hours ago
    USA TODAY Sports It was only a few years ago that Ty Lawson was one of the most promising up-and-coming point guards in the NBA. In Denver, he was a borderline All-Star level player at times, particularly during the Nuggets’ 57-win 2012-13 season. But o…
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  • 'Believeland' corn mazes celebrate Cavaliers

    'Believeland' corn mazes celebrate Cavaliers

    ESPN.com Aug 29 (yesterday)
    'Believeland' corn mazes celebrate Cavaliers
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  • Two men charged in shooting of Wade's cousin

    Two men charged in shooting of Wade's cousin

    nba.com Aug 28 (yesterday)
    Two brothers who were on parole for prior criminal activity have been charged with first-degree murder in the shooting death of the cousin of NBA star Dwyane Wade, Chicago police announced Sunday.
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  • LeBron’s Trash Talk Game Is On Another Level When He Plays Uno …

    LeBron’s Trash Talk Game Is On Another Level When He Plays Uno With Chris Paul

    dimemag.com Aug 28 (yesterday)
    Getty Image If you played the card game Uno with your parents, siblings, and friends all the time when you were a kid, you’ll be happy to know that it appears to be back and in a major way among NBA players. First, The New York Times profiled an intense…
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  • Sixers' Embiid feels '100 percent,' ready to pla…

    Sixers' Embiid feels '100 percent,' ready to play

    ESPN.com dimemag.com Aug 27 (2 days ago)
    Sixers' Embiid feels '100 percent,' ready to play
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  • Trump Uses The Chicago Murder Of Dwyane Wade’s Cousin As An Exa…

    Trump Uses The Chicago Murder Of Dwyane Wade’s Cousin As An Example Of Why Blacks Should Vote For Him

    dimemag.com Aug 27 (3 days ago)
    Getty Image On Friday, Nykea Aldridge (cousin of the Chicago Bulls’ new addition, Dwyane Wade) was shot and killed on Chicago’s south side near an elementary school. She had been pushing a baby stroller with a male companion when two other men approache…
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  • Presidential candidate Donald Trump politicizes Dwyane Wade's l…

    Presidential candidate Donald Trump politicizes Dwyane Wade's loss

    yahoo.com Aug 27 (3 days ago)
    Republican presidential nominee Donald Trump. (Getty Images) Ball Don’t Lie’s Eric Freeman recently relayed the sad news about Nykea Aldridge, a mother of four who was shot and killed outside the Parkway Garden Homes on Chicago’s South Side on Friday. A…
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  • Wade's cousin killed in hometown Chicago

    Wade's cousin killed in hometown Chicago

    nba.com Aug 27 (3 days ago)
    NBA star Dwyane Wade's cousin was shot and killed in Chicago while pushing her baby in a stroller near a school where she intended to register her children. Wade took to Twitter to lament what he called another "act of senseless gun violence."
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  • Video - Steve Nash Announces Retirement 03:04

    Steve Nash Announces Retirement

    Mar 21
    Stephen A. Smith discusses Steve Nash's retirement and his place among the greatest point guards in history.
  • Video - Steve Nash On Decision To Retire 03:13

    Steve Nash On Decision To Retire

    Mar 21
    Two-time NBA MVP Steve Nash discusses his time with the Lakers, legacy questions, and his decision to retire.
  • Video - Cavs Win Second Straight 01:20

    Cavs Win Second Straight

    Mar 20
    LeBron James scored a game-high 29 points in the Cavs' 95-92 win over the Pacers.
  • Video - Nets Outlast Bucks 01:33

    Nets Outlast Bucks

    Mar 20
    The Nets needed triple overtime to beat the Bucks 129-127 in Brooklyn.