1. Watch Russell Westbrook's Emotional 2016-17 MVP Award Acceptance Speech

    Three years ago, Kevin Durant was overcome with emotion during his MVP acceptance speech, calling his mom "the real MVP...

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  2. Malik Monk 'Doubtful' to Play in 2017 NBA Summer League Due to Ankle Injury

    The Charlotte Hornets announced on Tuesday that rookie Malik Monk " will miss the Hornets Summer League Training Camp in Charlotte and is doubtful to participate in the team’s ...

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  3. LaVar Ball's WWE Raw Debut Performance Scorecard

    From an unforgettable entrance to doing shirtless karate, we break down the Big Baller's WWE introduction.

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  4. Jerry West's First Task for LA Clippers: Help Save Franchise from Total Collapse

    LOS ANGELES—Four days before Chris Paul and Blake Griffin opted out of their contracts, a week-and-a-half prior to the opening of NBA free agency, the Los Angeles Clippers introduced a man who may be the biggest catch in franchise history...

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  5. Karl-Anthony Towns Says All-NBA Snub 'Did a Little Damage' to Him

    Minnesota Timberwolves burgeoning superstar Karl-Anthony Towns wasn't named as an All-NBA selection in May, and the power forward acknowledged he was bothered by the snub...

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  6. Matt Barnes Pleads Guilty to Charges Stemming from December Nightclub Fight

    Golden State Warriors small forward Matt Barnes pleaded guilty to disorderly conduct Tuesday for his role in a December brawl at a New York City nightclub...

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  7. Lakers Rumors: Pacers 'Not Eager' to Trade Paul George to LA

    Paul George might want to be a Laker . The Indiana Pacers aren't especially inclined to make it easy on him. Steve Kyler of Basketball Insiders reported talks between the Lakers and Pacers died down two days before the 2017 NBA draft...

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  8. Russell Westbrook Says New Contract Isn't on His Mind After Winning MVP

    Russell Westbrook , the NBA 's newly minted Most Valuable Player, isn't focused on getting a contract extension from the Oklahoma City Thunder after picking up the league's top individual honor Monday night in New York City...

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  9. Thunder's Enes Kanter Calls Russell Westbrook 'The Real MVP'

    Monday night's inaugural NBA Awards show culminated with Russell Westbrook taking home the 2016-17 MVP trophy...

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  10. Everything Boston Celtics Fans Need to Know About Jayson Tatum

    The Boston Celtics traded the No. 1 overall pick in the NBA draft and moved down two spots for Jayson Tatum ...

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  11. Los Angeles Lakers: Everything You Need to Know About Lonzo Ball

    LaVar Ball, father of Los Angeles Lakers draftee Lonzo Ball , might feel he spoke his son's selection into existence , but NBA Commissioner Adam Silver spoke it into official record...

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  12. John Wall Says He's Recruiting Paul George to Push for Wizards Trade

    Washington Wizards star John Wall wants to play alongside Indiana Pacers swingman Paul George and said he is doing what he can to make that happen. "I am talking to some guys—Paul," Wall said Monday, per Marc J...

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  13. Taylor Swift Congratulates Russell Westbrook on Winning 2017 NBA MVP Award

    The haters are always going to hate, hate, hate when an MVP race is as tightly contested as this season's, but Oklahoma City Thunder star Russell Westbrook was able to shake off ...

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  14. Spurs Executive Monty Williams Wins Inaugural Sager Strong Award

    Monty Williams, the San Antonio Spurs ' vice president of basketball operations, was the first recipient of the Sager Strong Award on Monday night during the NBA Awards show...

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  15. Russell Westbrook Wins 2017 NBA Most Valuable Player Award

    Oklahoma City Thunder guard Russell Westbrook was the brightest of individual stars during the 2016-17 NBA season and was recognized as such Monday with the league MVP award...

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  16. Draymond Green Wins 2017 NBA Defensive Player of the Year Award

    For the first time in his career, Golden State Warriors forward Draymond Green has been named NBA Defensive Player of the Year...

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  17. Mike D'Antoni Wins 2017 NBA Coach of the Year Award

    Houston Rockets head coach Mike D'Antoni earned 2016-17 Coach of the Year honors Monday at the NBA 's first-ever awards show in New York City. He beat out fellow finalists Gregg Popovich and Erik Spoelstra...

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  18. Otto Porter, Bojan Bogdanovic Reportedly Extended Qualifying Offers by Wizards

    The Washington Wizards extended qualifying offers to both Otto Porter Jr. and Bojan Bogdanovic, the Washington Post 's Candace Buckner reported Monday. Porter is coming off his best year in the NBA ...

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  19. Giannis Antetokounmpo Wins 2017 NBA Most Improved Player Award

    Capping off a star-making season, Milwaukee Bucks forward Giannis Antetokounmpo has been named the NBA 's Most Improved Player for 2016-17...

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  20. Jeff Van Gundy Reportedly to Coach USA Basketball's World Cup Qualifying Team

    Jeff Van Gundy will return to the coaching ranks to lead a United States qualifying team ahead of the 2019 FIBA Basketball World Cup , The Vertical's Adrian Wojnarowski reported Monday...

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  21. Eric Gordon Wins 2017 NBA Sixth Man of the Year Award

    Houston Rockets swingman Eric Gordon took home 2016-17 Sixth Man of the Year honors Monday night at the NBA 's first-ever awards show, beating out finalists Lou Williams and Andre Iguodala ...

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  22. Malcolm Brogdon Wins 2017 NBA Rookie of the Year Award

    The Milwaukee Bucks took a flier on Virginia's Malcolm Brogdon with a second-round pick in the 2016 NBA draft, and he rewarded them with a Rookie of the Year performance...

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  23. Hawks' Tim Hardaway Jr. Extended Qualifying Offer; Becomes Restricted Free Agent

    The Atlanta Hawks extended a qualifying offer to Tim Hardaway Jr. , making the veteran guard a restricted free agent, the Atlanta Journal-Constitution 's Chris Vivlamore reported Monday...

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  24. Fans React to Draymond Green's NBA Awards Red Carpet Look

    Draymond Green took a fashion risk on the NBA Awards red carpet on Monday. The Warriors forward stepped out in a shorts suit with a teal blazer, black shorts, velvet slide ...

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  25. Bucks' Spencer Hawes Reportedly Opts-In on Contract Option for $6 Million

    Milwaukee Bucks power forward Spencer Hawes exercised the player option on his contract and will remain with the Milwaukee Bucks for the 2017-18 season, according to Adrian Wojnarowski of The Vertical...

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