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Irving: “Speechless” After ‘Bron’s Decision, Would Be “Great” T…

Irving: “Speechless” After ‘Bron’s Decision, Would Be “Great” To Add Love

dimemag.com Updated 5 hours ago
Kyrie Irving is having quite a summer. After agreeing to a five-year, $90 million extension with the Cleveland Cavaliers on July 1st, the 22 year-old All-Star learned he’d be playing with LeBron James. And as Irving trains with USA Basketball this week …
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  • Kings' Cousins hopes for Team USA shot

    Kings' Cousins hopes for Team USA shot

    nba.com 6 hours ago
    DeMarcus Cousins and Anthony Davis have been joking with one another during the U.S. basketball team's first two days of practice, about which big man is better.
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  • Boeheim calls Rose 'most impressive' player

    Boeheim calls Rose 'most impressive' player

    ESPN.com dimemag.com 6 hours ago
    Bulls point guard Derrick Rose continues to open eyes in Team USA's training camp as he makes his way back from the torn meniscus in his right knee that cost him all but 10 games of the past season.
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  • More tickets for LeBron's homecoming show

    More tickets for LeBron's homecoming show

    ESPN.com nba.com 7 hours ago
    LeBron James' hometown says more tickets are being offered for the homecoming event set to be his first public appearance in the state since he announced his return to the Cleveland Cavaliers.
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  • Durant lauds LeBron's move, unsure of own

    Durant lauds LeBron's move, unsure of own

    ESPN.com 7 hours ago
    Oklahoma City's Kevin Durant congratulated LeBron James on his decision to return to Cleveland but says he's not sure if he'll play for his hometown Wizards when he becomes a free agent.
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  • Report: Phoenix Suns & Eric Bledsoe On “Express Lane To Bei…

    Report: Phoenix Suns & Eric Bledsoe On “Express Lane To Being Ruined”

    dimemag.com 7 hours ago
    The relationship between the Phoenix Suns and restricted free agent point guard, Eric Bledsoe is on the rocks according to league sources who spoke with CSNNW.com’s Chris Haynes. They’re still “very far apart” on contract negotiations just days after Bl…
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  • Husband arrested in death of Barnes' aunt

    Husband arrested in death of Barnes' aunt

    nba.com ESPN.com 8 hours ago
    Police say they have arrested a man wanted in the slaying of the aunt of Los Angeles Clippers forward Matt Barnes.
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  • Mavs' sign Ivan Johnson after year in China

    Mavs' sign Ivan Johnson after year in China

    nba.com 8 hours ago
    The Dallas Mavericks have signed forward Ivan Johnson after he started all five games for their summer league team.
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  • Report: LeBron, Cavs Will Play At Heat On Christmas

    Report: LeBron, Cavs Will Play At Heat On Christmas

    dimemag.com 8 hours ago
    The Cleveland Cavaliers are quickly becoming the league’s marquee team. Already poised to play in opening night’s headliner against the defending champion San Antonio Spurs, the Cavs will reportedly celebrate Christmas by facing the Miami Heat in LeBron…
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  • 'Extreme drunken driving' charge for Suns F

    'Extreme drunken driving' charge for Suns F

    ESPN.com yahoo.com 9 hours ago
    Phoenix forward P.J. Tucker was charged with 'extreme drunken driving' two months before he signed a three-year, $16.5 million contract -- $12.7 million guaranteed -- with the Suns.
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  • The NBA is finally discussing elongating its All-Star break

    The NBA is finally discussing elongating its All-Star break

    yahoo.com 9 hours ago
    NBA players are pampered. They earn millions of dollars to play a sport, but they also get free transportation to road games, free five-star accommodations on the road, and even meal money. They get summers off, a halftime to rest, free Gatorade at time…
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  • Chicago Lyricist, Common, Talks Bulls Title Chances, LeBron’s R…

    Chicago Lyricist, Common, Talks Bulls Title Chances, LeBron’s Return & More

    dimemag.com 9 hours ago
    Besides providing fans with cogent lyricism in his rap career, Chi-town emcee Common has proven he’s a force to be reckoned with on the basketball courts as well. That was a big topic of discussion when we chatted by phone with the 42-year-old South Sid…
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  • Scott sees swift title contention for Lakers

    Scott sees swift title contention for Lakers

    nba.com ESPN.com 9 hours ago
    Byron Scott was a key component of the Los Angeles Lakers' Showtime teams, a smooth shooting guard with sizzling competitive fire. He believes his purple-and-gold championship pedigree makes him the ideal coach to return the struggling 16-time champions…
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  • The 10-man rotation, starring how Lionel Hollins' Brooklyn Nets…

    The 10-man rotation, starring how Lionel Hollins' Brooklyn Nets might look

    yahoo.com 10 hours ago
    A look around the league and the Web that covers it. It's also important to note that the rotation order and starting nods aren't always listed in order of importance. That's for you, dear reader, to figure out. C: The Brooklyn Game, twice. Ryan Carbain…
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  • Road To Recovery: Sixers Center Nerlens Noel

    Road To Recovery: Sixers Center Nerlens Noel

    dimemag.com 10 hours ago
    Overcoming the adversity of injury is the common theme of our Road to Recovery series. He just turned 20 years old this past April, but Sixers center Nerlens Noel had to deal with injury misfortune before ever stepping foot onto the NBA hardwood after a…
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  • Kyle Korver was traded in 2003 for a copy machine, kind of

    Kyle Korver was traded in 2003 for a copy machine, kind of

    yahoo.com 10 hours ago
    It’s hard to consider, in an era where the Milwaukee Bucks can be sold for half a billion dollars and the Los Angeles Clippers can fetch a $2 billion asking price even with absolutely no leverage on their side, but we’re not that far removed from NBA te…
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  • Steve Nash: 'I think this is my last season'

    Steve Nash: 'I think this is my last season'

    yahoo.com dimemag.com 11 hours ago
    Nobody knows how Steve Nash’s body will respond to the 2014-15 NBA season. We’re not even sure if Steve Nash will be around for the 2014-15 NBA season, because though the move would be unlikely, the Los Angeles Lakers could waive Nash by using the stret…
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  • LeBron James removes shorts, throws them into crowd in Taiwan (…

    LeBron James removes shorts, throws them into crowd in Taiwan (Video)

    yahoo.com 12 hours ago
    When LeBron James announced his return to Cleveland earlier this month, the NBA world saw a stripped-down version of the four-time MVP — an NBA superstar humbled by one horrible Decision. LeBron also treated his Taiwanese fans to a new stripped-down sid…
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  • Wallace gets new deal to be GM of the Grizz

    Wallace gets new deal to be GM of the Grizz

    nba.com ESPN.com 13 hours ago
    Grizzlies controlling owner Robert Pera has removed the interim tag and named Chris Wallace as Memphis' general manager, signing him to a multi-year contract keeping him with the franchise.
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  • Aaron Gordon Shows Off Insane Hops With Series Of Effortless Du…

    Aaron Gordon Shows Off Insane Hops With Series Of Effortless Dunks

    dimemag.com 13 hours ago
    Just days after Zach LaVine left the dunking world’s mouth agape with an array of incredible slams at the Seattle Pro-Am, fellow rookie Aaron Gordon is primed to do the same. The 18 year-old Gordon showed off the immense athleticism that him the surpris…
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  • Roberts tabbed as new NBAPA executive director

    Roberts tabbed as new NBAPA executive director

    nba.com 13 hours ago
    Michele Roberts has watched basketball for as long as she can remember. It was an easy choice growing up in a home with one TV and two older brothers.
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  • Charles Barkley offers to pay for funerals of three children ki…

    Charles Barkley offers to pay for funerals of three children killed in alleged Philadelphia carjacking

    yahoo.com 14 hours ago
    Former Philadelphia 76ers great and TNT NBA commentator Charles Barkley has offered to pay for the funerals of three children killed in an automobile accident following an alleged sexual assault and carjacking in North Philadelphia last week. The childr…
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  • Urban Meyer: 'I still don't get' why Tim Tebow is out of an NFL…

    Urban Meyer: 'I still don't get' why Tim Tebow is out of an NFL job

    yahoo.com 14 hours ago
    Tim Tebow has a job. It's just not in the NFL. As Tebow prepares for his first season in front of a camera on the new SEC Network, his former college coach would rather see him reading defenses in the NFL than television prompters at ESPN. "I still…
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  • Spurs Deny Ginobili Permission To Play In FIBA World Cup

    Spurs Deny Ginobili Permission To Play In FIBA World Cup

    dimemag.com 14 hours ago
    Manu Ginobili had hopes of continuing his stellar international basketball career this summer at the FIBA Basketball World Cup. But the Spurs have denied him permission to participate in the event. Via Dan McCarney of the San Antonio Express-News, the S…
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  • Judge Rules For Shelly Sterling, Paving Path For Clippers Sale …

    Judge Rules For Shelly Sterling, Paving Path For Clippers Sale To Ballmer

    dimemag.com 16 hours ago
    Yesterday the judge awarded Shelly Sterling a resounding win in her probate trail with estranged husband Donald Sterling. The decision will allow the record $2 billion sale of the Clippers to ex-Microsoft CEO Steve Ballmer to be completed. More importan…
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  • Video - Dream Come True For Byron Scott 01:46

    Dream Come True For Byron Scott

    Jul 29
    Byron Scott says it is a dream come true to be the coach of the Los Angeles Lakers.
  • Video - Back Fracture Takes Blake Griffin From Team USA 03:08

    Back Fracture Takes Blake Griffin From Team USA

    Jul 29
    Brian Windhorst discusses Blake Griffin's absence from Team USA's roster for the FIBA World Cup.
  • Video - Kevin Love Is Way Better Than You Think 06:50

    Kevin Love Is Way Better Than You Think

    Jul 29
    Judging him by Minnesota's Win-Loss record is a giant mistake, explains David Thorpe.
  • Video - Durant Approves LeBron's Move 03:56

    Durant Approves LeBron's Move

    Jul 29
    ESPN.com senior writer Ramona Shelburne discusses Kevin Durant's comments about LeBron James returning to Cleveland and Durant's own future.

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  • Chris Wallace hired as general manager of Memphis Grizzlies

    Jul 29
    The Memphis Grizzlies announced Tuesday that Chris Wallace has been reinstalled as the team's full-time general manager.
  • National Basketball Players Association elects Michele Roberts as executiv…

    Jul 29
    Washington, D.C., attorney Michele Roberts has been voted in as the new executive director of the National Basketball Players Association, becoming the first woman to head up a major sports union.
  • Agents pressing for more finalists in search for NBPA executive director

    Jul 28
    Even as the National Basketball Players Association is holding a meeting to elect a new executive director, top agents are urging their clients not to vote and pushing for other candidates to be considered, multiple sources told ESPN.com.
  • Agents pressing for more finalists in search for NBPA executive director

    Jul 28
    Even as the National Basketball Players Association is holding a meeting to elect a new executive director, top agents are urging their clients not to vote and pushing for other candidates to be considered, multiple sources told ESPN.com.