1. Kevin Durant Wears Hat Featuring Ring Atop Cupcake After Warriors Championship

    Kevin Durant is embracing the cupcake. After "cupcake" jeers met the NBA Finals MVP following his decision to leave the Oklahoma City Thunder for the Golden State Warriors ...

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  2. Klay Thompson Falls After Missing 360 Dunk Attempt in China

    Klay Thompson is great at many things. Dunking is not one of them. The Golden State Warriors guard lives on the perimeter and often in the shadows of the championship squad's other stars...

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  3. Suns GM Ryan McDonough Says Team 'Played by the Rules' with Josh Jackson

    Phoenix Suns general manager Ryan McDonough said Friday the organization complied with NBA rules before it selected former Kansas swingman Josh Jackson with the No. 4 overall pick in Thursday's 2017 NBA draft...

    Mike  Chiari Written by Mike Chiari about 1 month ago 73,042 reads 0 comments

  4. Chris Paul Re-Elected as President of NBA's Players Association

    Chris Paul was re-elected to a new term as the president of the National Basketball Players Association on Friday, according to The Undefeated's Marc J. Spears ...

    Alec Nathan Written by Alec Nathan about 1 month ago 11,769 reads 0 comments

  5. Magic Johnson Says Lakers 'Needed a Leader' After D'Angelo Russell Trade

    Magic Johnson , the Los Angeles Lakers ' president of basketball operations, thanked D'Angelo Russell for his services on Friday and said the team decided to move in a different direction because what the team needed was a "leader...

    Alec Nathan Written by Alec Nathan about 1 month ago 65,806 reads 0 comments

  6. Chris Paul Reportedly Declining Clippers Contract Option, Will Become Free Agent

    Point guard Chris Paul reportedly told the Los Angeles Clippers he will decline the player option on his contract and become an unrestricted free agent, Brad Turner of the Los Angeles Times reported Friday...

    Scott Polacek Written by Scott Polacek about 1 month ago 112,406 reads 0 comments

  7. Magic Johnson Calls Lonzo Ball Face of Lakers, Expects Retired Jersey

    After the Los Angeles Lakers selected Lonzo Ball with the No. 2 overall pick in the 2017 NBA draft yesterday, the former UCLA star and team president Magic Johnson wasted no time raising expectations for the franchise...

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  8. Blake Griffin Reportedly Opts out of Clippers Contract, Will Enter Free Agency

    Los Angeles Clippers power forward Blake Griffin has reportedly decided to decline the $21.4 million player option in his contract for the 2017-18 NBA season and will now become ...

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  9. Arron Afflalo Released by Sacramento Kings After 1 Season with Team

    One day after adding four players in the 2017 NBA draft, the Sacramento Kings announced they have released veteran guard Arron Afflalo ...

    Adam Wells Written by Adam Wells about 1 month ago 22,750 reads 0 comments

  10. DeAndre Jordan Was 'Never' on Trade Block, According to Clippers Executive

    Los Angeles Clippers executive vice president of basketball operations Lawrence Frank denied Thursday that the team placed center DeAndre Jordan on the trade block. "DeAndre was never, ever dangled out there," Frank said, according to ESPN...

    Alec Nathan Written by Alec Nathan about 1 month ago 2,023 reads 0 comments

  11. Lakers Reportedly Offered Teams 1st-Round Pick to Take Timofey Mozgov, Luol Deng

    The Los Angeles Lakers were reportedly desperate to move Timofey Mozgov and Luol Deng . On Friday, Zach Lowe of ESPN...

    Scott Polacek Written by Scott Polacek about 1 month ago 69,692 reads 0 comments

  12. Bryce Alford to Play for Warriors Summer League Team After Going Undrafted

    Former UCLA standout guard Bryce Alford reached an agreement to play for the reigning champion Golden State Warriors ' summer-league team after not getting picked in the 2017 NBA draft Thursday night...

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  13. With Ball, Lakers Break with Me-First Kobe Era, Embrace Magic's We-First Vision

    EL SEGUNDO, Calif. — Lonzo Ball doesn't need to talk a lot to know he's funny. He doesn't need to score to know he's playing great basketball...

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  14. Lonzo's Lakers and the Fan Who Was Offered Yeezys for LaVar Ball's BBB Hat

    The boos that greeted LaVar Ball as he strutted confidently through the masses in Brooklyn's Barclays Center on Thursday during 2017 NBA draft were confirmation enough...

    Dave Schilling Written by Dave Schilling about 1 month ago 105,360 reads 0 comments

  15. Rob Pelinka Calls Lonzo Ball 'Transcendent Talent,' Compares Impact to Tom Brady

    Los Angeles Lakers general manager Rob Pelinka set the bar high for No. 2 overall pick Lonzo Ball on Thursday, calling the team's new point guard a "transcendent talent...

    Alec Nathan Written by Alec Nathan about 1 month ago 8,675 reads 0 comments

  16. Clippers Pick Jawun Evans 39th Overall in NBA Draft, Trade Cash to 76ers

    Jawun Evans' NBA draft journey reached its conclusion Thursday when the Los Angeles Clippers acquired his draft rights after the Philadelphia 76ers selected the former Oklahoma ...

    Alec Nathan Written by Alec Nathan about 1 month ago 9,638 reads 0 comments

  17. Warriors Trade Up, Spend $3.5 Million to Pick Jordan Bell in 2017 NBA Draft

    Jordan Bell was a handful for opponents throughout the Oregon Ducks' 2016-17 season, and the Golden State Warriors are hoping he maintains that status at the next level after ...

    Alec Nathan Written by Alec Nathan about 1 month ago 66,100 reads 0 comments

  18. Kyle Kuzma, Josh Hart Picked by Lakers in 2017 NBA Draft, Join Lonzo Ball

    The Los Angeles Lakers added some pieces alongside Lonzo Ball for their rebuild in the latter portion of the first round of Thursday's NBA draft in the form of Kyle Kuzma and Josh Hart...

    Scott Polacek Written by Scott Polacek about 1 month ago 49,269 reads 0 comments

  19. Luke Walton Comments on LaVar Ball Saying Lonzo Will Lead Lakers to Playoffs

    Lonzo Ball has come under more pressure thanks to repeated lofty comments by his father, LaVar, but his new coach with the Los Angeles Lakers doesn't believe this will be as big of an issue as many think...

    Rob Goldberg Written by Rob Goldberg about 1 month ago 26,817 reads 0 comments

  20. LaVar Ball Booed as He Leaves 2017 NBA Draft, Throws Big Baller Hat into Crowd

    LaVar Ball was all smiles Thursday when the Los Angeles Lakers selected his son, Lonzo Ball , with the second pick in the NBA draft. That didn't change as he left Barclays Center in Brooklyn, New York , to a chorus of jeers...

    Alec Nathan Written by Alec Nathan about 1 month ago 7,040 reads 0 comments

  21. Lonzo Ball Says It's 'Funny' Joel Embiid Told Ben Simmons to Dunk on Him

    If Thursday night was any indication, the Philadelphia 76ers and Los Angeles Lakers may soon have a little rivalry on their hands. Shortly after the Lakers selected Lonzo Ball with the second pick in the 2017 NBA draft, 2016 No...

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  22. Harry Giles Joins De'Aaron Fox, Justin Jackson as Kings' 2017 NBA Draft Picks

    Harry Giles finally found a team willing to take a chance on his spotty injury history when the Sacramento Kings made him the 20th pick of the first round in the 2017 NBA draft on Thursday...

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  23. Magic Johnson Welcomes Lonzo Ball to Lakers Nation on Twitter After Selection

    The greatest point guard in Los Angeles Lakers history welcomed the newest lead guard Thursday after the franchise selected Lonzo Ball with the No...

    Scott Polacek Written by Scott Polacek about 1 month ago 21,988 reads 0 comments

  24. Lonzo Ball's New Lakers-Themed 'ZO2' Shoes by LaVar's Big Baller Brand Revealed

    Lonzo Ball is officially on the Los Angeles Lakers after being selected with the No. 2 pick of the NBA draft. Unsurprisingly, his father LaVar is already trying to cash in. According to Darren Rovell of ESPN...

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  25. Kings Trade Back to Draft Justin Jackson No. 15 Overall, Joins De'Aaron Fox

    Less than three months after he led the North Carolina Tar Heels to a national title, Justin Jackson learned Thursday he'll suit up for the Sacramento Kings after he was selected 15th overall in the 2017 NBA draft...

    Alec Nathan Written by Alec Nathan about 1 month ago 12,688 reads 0 comments