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The Indiana Pacers have jumped into the race for Shawn Marion's signature -- competing with LeBron James' Cleveland Cavaliers -- by hosting Marion on a visit to Indianapolis, team president Larry Bird has confirmed.Upvote Share Tweet
As soon as news broke Thursday that the Cleveland Cavaliers had reached an agreement to trade for Minnesota Timberwolves All-Star Kevin Love, the NBA world let its collective imagination wander. The Cavs turned an already terrific summer into something …Upvote Share Tweet
David Stern, on reaction to LeBron James' 2010 Decision: 'I thought the world was being horribly unfair to him'In the end, the summer of 2010 turned out to be a teachable moment for all of us. The Knicks learned not to sign a guy with an uninsured bad back and knees. The Chicago Bulls learned that Carlos Boozer was not quite the low post scorer that central cast…Upvote Share Tweet
Paul George out, but 'PG-13' in stores soonESPN.com Aug 11Indiana Pacers star Paul George changed his uniform number from 24 to 13 (think "PG-13") before his recent injury.Upvote Share TweetWe're less than two weeks away from the official legal completion of the reported blockbuster deal between the Cleveland Cavaliers and Minnesota Timberwolves, a swap that will result in LeBron James getting what he wants — an All-Star power forward in K…Upvote Share Tweet
Report: Ray Allen’s Agent Denies Cavs Story, Says Allen Still May Retiredimemag.com Aug 11On Saturday, we relayed the report Ray Allen had decided to forestall his retirement and a future plaque in Springfield to play next season. Former Heat mate LeBron James and the new-look Cavs were supposed to be frontrunners to land his shooting servic…Upvote Share Tweet
Paul George Switching Uniform NumberAug 11ESPN sports business reporter Darren Rovell breaks down Paul George's decision to switch his uniform number from 24 to 13.
Cavs Not the FavoritesAug 11The ESPN Summer Forecast, historically very accurate, calls LeBron's Cavaliers the East favorites, but David Thorpe is picking the Bulls.
Shawn Marion meets with Indiana Pacers; Cleveland Cavaliers still front-ru…Aug 11The Indiana Pacers have jumped into the race for Shawn Marion's signature -- competing with LeBron James' Cleveland Cavaliers -- by hosting Marion on a visit to Indianapolis, team president Larry Bird has confirmed.
Toronto Raptors fined $25,000 for Drake concert commentsAug 11The Toronto Raptors have been fined for comments rap star and team ambassador Drake made about Kevin Durant at a recent concert that the NBA deemed a violation of its anti-tampering rules.