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The deal went through its share of hoops and hurdles, but Doc Rivers finally appears L.A.-bound. Ian Thomsen writes that both the Clippers and Celtics will benefit from the deal.Upvote Share Tweet
A shooter kills a would-be robber in self-defense while waiting in line to buy LeBron James’ signature shoesyahoo.com Jun 23, 2013Greedy shoe companies making select sneakers needlessly exclusive paired together with consumer exuberance, desperation, and American gun culture on Saturday long enough to cost one would-be alleged robber his life. Shoppers waiting in line to purchase …Upvote Share Tweet
Center Stage: Center Alex Len should be next in line if Nerlens…CNNSI.com Jun 23, 2013Center Alex Len should be next in line if Nerlens Noel is the No. 1 pick. But will Len really be that much better than the other big centers available? Andy Glockner takes a closer look.Upvote Share Tweet
Take a look at LeBron James’ NBA Finals MVP-worthy performance, in GIF formyahoo.com Jun 23, 2013San Antonio’s goal, in the 2013 NBA Finals, was clear. LeBron James was not going to be allowed to utilize his all-world talents at driving to the hole, finishing near the rim and creating for others. If the Spurs were going to go down, it would be afte…Upvote Share TweetESPN.com Jun 23, 2013An oral history of the legendary 2003 NBA Draft, one decade laterUpvote Share Tweet
Teen hit by celebratory gunfire after NBA Finalsnba.com Jun 23, 2013A teen watching NBA Finals postgame coverage in South Florida was hit by what police believe was celebratory gunfire.Upvote Share Tweet
Looking Back On The 2003 NBA DraftJun 2310 years later, the 2003 NBA draft class, which included LeBron James, Dwyane Wade and Chris Bosh, is among one of the most successful in NBA history.
Clippers Land Coach Doc RiversJun 23Ramona Shelburne explains how Doc Rivers' arrival in Los Angeles will affect the Clippers.
Leaving Too SoonJun 23Pablo Torre discusses why it was simply karma for the Heat fans who were denied re-entry into Game 6 of the NBA Finals.
Ian Thomsen: Clippers and Celtics both get what they want in Doc Rivers tr…Jun 23Doc Rivers had been telling friends for years that if he ever did choose to leave the Celtics, then he wouldn't coach another franchise the following season. His plan was to sit out for at least one year, out of respect for the Celtics franchise and the…