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BDL 25: Expect the Utah Jazz to take a big leap forward

BDL 25: Expect the Utah Jazz to take a big leap forward

yahoo.com Updated 15 hours ago
Rodney Hood and Gordon Hayward can’t believe it either. (Tom Pennington/ 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 to move…
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  • Soft Songs Russell Westbrook Can Sing To Victor Oladipo So He C…

    Soft Songs Russell Westbrook Can Sing To Victor Oladipo So He Can Get To Sleep

    dimemag.com Sep 27 (yesterday)
    Getty Image Victor Oladipo is the center of the Oklahoma City Thunder’s retooling efforts, the main piece sent over in exchange for Serge Ibaka. Along with Steven Adams, Dipo will be considered Russell Westbrook’s main sidekick in the latter’s vengeful …
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  • Why The Jazz Will Make The NBA’s Biggest Leap Next Season

    Why The Jazz Will Make The NBA’s Biggest Leap Next Season

    dimemag.com Sep 26 (2 days ago)
    Getty Image Quick, who’s had the best offseason in the NBA? Correct, it’s the Golden State Warriors. But who had the second-best offseason? I’ll admit it’s a pretty big drop-off, but taking everything into consideration, there’s a strong case to be made…
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  • Wolves' Pekovic (ankle) out for season

    Wolves' Pekovic (ankle) out for season

    nba.com Sep 25 (3 days ago)
    MINNEAPOLIS/ST. PAUL -- The Minnesota Timberwolves today announced that center Nikola Pekovic will miss the entire 2016-17 season due to recurring right ankle pain. A determination about future seasons will be made at a later date.
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  • Timberwolves announce coaching, front office hires

    Timberwolves announce coaching, front office hires

    nba.com Sep 25 (3 days ago)
    MINNEAPOLIS (AP) -- The Minnesota Timberwolves have announced a number of additions to their front office and coaching staffs, including assistant general manager Noah Croom and director of player personnel Brian Pauga.
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  • Karl-Anthony Towns Will ‘Take It From Here’ For The Wolves Foll…

    Karl-Anthony Towns Will ‘Take It From Here’ For The Wolves Following Kevin Garnett’s Retirement

    Karl-Anthony Towns is the future of the Minnesota Timberwolves franchise and it certainly appears that he received valuable instruction and mentoring from Kevin Garnett. Garnett officially announced his retirement on Friday and, as you may expect, the N…
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  • Shabazz Muhammad Tells Us About Tom Thibodeau’s Plans And Kevin…

    Shabazz Muhammad Tells Us About Tom Thibodeau’s Plans And Kevin Garnett’s Pre-Tip Intensity

    dimemag.com Sep 22 (6 days ago)
    Getty Image Shabazz Nagee Muhammad was in a car on the way to the airport to catch the next flight out to Minnesota to meet up with his teammates to start some pre-training camp workouts when he decided to hop on the phone to talk with Dime. Muhammad, 2…
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  • Report: Timberwolves working on Garnett buyout

    Report: Timberwolves working on Garnett buyout

    nba.com dimemag.com Sep 21 (7 days ago)
    The Minnesota Timberwolves are preparing for life without Kevin Garnett as training camp approaches.
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  • Another Story Of Tim Duncan Giving His Opponent Tips During The…

    Another Story Of Tim Duncan Giving His Opponent Tips During The Game

    dimemag.com Sep 21 (7 days ago)
    Getty Image Robert Swift was drafted in the first round out of Bakersfield High School by the Seattle Supersonics in 2004. The 7-foot-1 center never lived up to what the Sonics-turned-Thunder organization wanted him to be, but it wasn’t for a lack of he…
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  • Robert Swift, following incarceration and addiction, wants a ba…

    Robert Swift, following incarceration and addiction, wants a basketball comeback

    yahoo.com Sep 21 (7 days ago)
    Robert Swift, in 2008. (Getty Images) Former NBA lottery pick Robert Swift is attempting a comeback in pro basketball, which is about the best possible news one could hope for regarding the former Seattle SuperSonics and Oklahoma City Thunder big man. […
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  • Thunder GM disappointed in McGary for drug suspension

    Thunder GM disappointed in McGary for drug suspension

    nba.com Sep 21
    Mitch McGary didn't do himself any favors by getting another drug suspension.
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  • The Greatest Slam Dunks In Denver Nuggets History

    The Greatest Slam Dunks In Denver Nuggets History

    dimemag.com Sep 20
    Dunk highlight reels are a dime a dozen on Youtube — a search of the phrase “dunk highlights” produced more than 650,000 results this morning — and most of them are eminently forgettable. But what if a dunk compilation could be art? That’s the case Oakl…
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  • Iman Shumpert Raps That He’ll ‘Take A Knee For The Anthem’

    Iman Shumpert Raps That He’ll ‘Take A Knee For The Anthem’

    dimemag.com Sep 16
    Getty Image Thunder guard Victor Oladipo recently said he believes a few NBA players will follow Colin Kaepernick’s lead in protesting the national anthem. One player has already announced his intent to do so via his latest track. Iman Shumpert is no st…
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  • New Jazz Point Guard George Hill Did Some Spontaneous Homeless …

    New Jazz Point Guard George Hill Did Some Spontaneous Homeless Outreach In Utah

    dimemag.com Sep 15
    Some people talk about giving back to their community. Others put their money where their mouth is. Former Pacers guard George Hill landed in Utah this summer after being blindsided by a multi-team trade that netted Indiana Jeff Teague, and it looks lik…
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  • Draymond Green All But Admits To Stalking Kevin Durant While Re…

    Draymond Green All But Admits To Stalking Kevin Durant While Recruiting Him To The Warriors

    dimemag.com Sep 14
    Draymond Green recently sat down with Conan O’Brien to talk about the work he put in to get former Oklahoma City Thunder counterpart Kevin Durant to sign with his Golden State Warriors. “I recruited KD really hard,” said Green. “It was sort of like the …
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  • Thunder's McGary suspended for 10 games

    Thunder's McGary suspended for 10 games

    nba.com Sep 13
    The NBA announced today that Mitch McGary of the Oklahoma City Thunder has been suspended without pay for a minimum of ten games for violating the terms of the NBA/NBPA Anti-Drug Program. His ten-game suspension will begin when he has completed serving …
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  • BDL 25: Introducing the (maybe) thoroughly modern Grizzlies

    BDL 25: Introducing the (maybe) thoroughly modern Grizzlies

    yahoo.com Sep 12
    Marc Gasol high fives teammate Mike Conley during Game 1 of the 2015 Western Conference quarterfinals against the Portland Trail Blazers. (Frederick Breedon/Getty Images) The NBA offseason has brought many changes to rosters, coaching staffs, and the li…
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  • Kevin Durant and Russell Westbrook are 'still cool,' according …

    Kevin Durant and Russell Westbrook are 'still cool,' according to Kevin Durant

    yahoo.com Sep 12
    Russell Westbrook (right) listens to Kevin Durant after the Thunder beat the Warriors in Game 4 of the 2016 Western Conference Finals. (J Pat Carter/Getty Images) Kevin Durant’s decision to leave the Oklahoma City Thunder and join the Golden State Warri…
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  • Video - The Healing Problems With Durant's Foot 02:40

    The Healing Problems With Durant's Foot

    Mar 20
    Dr. Mark Adickes explains the issues with Kevin Durant's type of foot injury and how the pain continues to affect him even after surgery.
  • Video - Is Durant Being Shut Down For The Season? 02:50

    Is Durant Being Shut Down For The Season?

    Mar 20
    Amin Elhassan reacts to the news that Kevin Durant will be out indefinitely and figures to not see him the rest of the season.
  • Video - Westbrook, Thunder Topple Hawks 01:04

    Westbrook, Thunder Topple Hawks

    Mar 20
    Russell Westbrook recorded his ninth triple-double of the season and the Thunder defeated the Hawks 123-115.
  • Video - Magic Stun Blazers 00:51

    Magic Stun Blazers

    Mar 20
    Victor Oladipo, Elfrid Payton and Nikola Vucevic each scored 22 points in the Magic's 111-104 win over the Blazers.