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BDL 25: Was last season as good as it gets for the Raptors?

BDL 25: Was last season as good as it gets for the Raptors?

yahoo.com Updated 5 hours ago
DeMar DeRozan and Kyle Lowry zone out. (Vaughn Ridley/ Getty Images) There is no reason for the Toronto Raptors to be pessimistic after the greatest season in franchise history. Toronto finished 2015-16 with a number of team-firsts — a record 56 wins, a…
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  • Class in session: Kevin Garnett delivers hoop lessons to Clippe…

    Class in session: Kevin Garnett delivers hoop lessons to Clippers

    ESPN.com dimemag.com 6 hours ago
    Class in session: Kevin Garnett delivers hoop lessons to Clippers
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  • Knicks' Derrick Rose getting used to 'foreign' triangle offense

    Knicks' Derrick Rose getting used to 'foreign' triangle offense

    ESPN.com 9 hours ago
    Knicks' Derrick Rose getting used to 'foreign' triangle offense
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  • Tyronn Lue Offered Kevin Garnett An Assistant Coach Spot, And H…

    Tyronn Lue Offered Kevin Garnett An Assistant Coach Spot, And He’s Still Deciding

    Getty Image We’re only a few days into the post-Kevin Garnett era in the NBA, but as it turns out, The Big Ticket may not be out of basketball for too long. According to multiple reports, Cleveland coach Tyronn Lue reached out to Garnett and offered him…
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  • NBA 2K17 MyCareer: The Kotaku Review

    NBA 2K17 MyCareer: The Kotaku Review

    deadspin.com 10 hours ago
    NBA 2K16's ambitious attempt last year to get Spike Lee to run its centrepiece MyCareer mode (basically a giant singleplayer sports RPG) was a bit of a disaster . This year, it’s back to the drawing board.Read more...
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  • 'Fed-up' judge in Derrick Rose civil rape case gives lawyers ga…

    'Fed-up' judge in Derrick Rose civil rape case gives lawyers gag order

    yahoo.com 11 hours ago
    Derrick Rose speaks during a June 24, 2016, news conference at Madison Square Garden in New York. (AP) At the final pretrial hearing before the scheduled start of the civil case alleging that Derrick Rose and two of his friends drugged a woman, broke in…
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  • BDL 25: Al Horford, the Celtics and building from the NBA middl…

    BDL 25: Al Horford, the Celtics and building from the NBA middle

    yahoo.com 13 hours ago
    David Ortiz (left) points Al Horford in the direction of a Boston championship. (Getty Images) The NBA offseason has brought many changes to rosters, coaching staffs, and the list of championship contenders. As we draw closer to opening night, it’s time…
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  • OKC's Cameron Payne breaks bone in right foot for 2nd time this…

    OKC's Cameron Payne breaks bone in right foot for 2nd time this year

    yahoo.com nba.com 14 hours ago
    Oklahoma City’s Cameron Payne drives during a 2016 NBA Summer League game. (AP) After joining a veteran-laden, championship-hopeful Oklahoma City Thunder squad last season, Cameron Payne earned more headlines for his pre-game dancing than for his play a…
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  • Tim Duncan Is The Spurs' New "Coach Of Whatever He Feels Like"

    Tim Duncan Is The Spurs' New "Coach Of Whatever He Feels Like"

    deadspin.com 14 hours ago
    The Gregg Popovich-Tim Duncan relationship one has been magical for a long time:Read more...
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  • Bucks' Middleton undergoes surgery on hamstring

    Bucks' Middleton undergoes surgery on hamstring

    nba.com 16 hours ago
    Milwaukee Bucks General Manager John Hammond announced that guard Khris Middleton underwent successful surgery yesterday to repair his ruptured left hamstring. The surgery was performed at the Hospital for Special Surgery in New York by Dr. David Altche…
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  • Guessing The ‘Highly Competitive’ Offer The Cavs Say They Made …

    Guessing The ‘Highly Competitive’ Offer The Cavs Say They Made J.R. Smith

    dimemag.com 17 hours ago
    Getty Image After a celebratory offseason of shirtless forays through Cleveland, J.R. Smith remains unsigned. The Cavaliers have started training camp without Smith, and if they want to defend their title, they will need the lovable sharp-shooting wing.…
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  • At the Kings' new arena, fans can use the bathroom that 'correl…

    At the Kings' new arena, fans can use the bathroom that 'correlates to their gender identity'

    yahoo.com 17 hours ago
    The Golden 1 Center, the shiny new arena that will become the new home of the Sacramento Kings this season, has everything. The solar-powered monument to facing the future boasts “smart turnstiles” to speed up entry, a robust Wi-Fi setup with “enough ba…
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  • What Exactly Was Happening In These Pics Of Kevin Durant From M…

    What Exactly Was Happening In These Pics Of Kevin Durant From Media Day?

    dimemag.com 18 hours ago
    Getty Image The Golden State Warriors held their media day this week, which meant a chance for reporters and fans to get their first look at Kevin Durant in his new uniform having fun with new teammates. There was a photographer on hand to capture all t…
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  • Rockets' Clint Capela working to fill Dwight Howard's shoes

    Rockets' Clint Capela working to fill Dwight Howard's shoes

    ESPN.com 18 hours ago
    Rockets' Clint Capela working to fill Dwight Howard's shoes
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  • Dallas Mavericks bet big on Harrison Barnes' upside

    Dallas Mavericks bet big on Harrison Barnes' upside

    ESPN.com 19 hours ago
    Dallas Mavericks bet big on Harrison Barnes' upside
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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.