1. Shane Battier to Become College Basketball Analyst for ESPN

    UPDATE on Wednesday, July 2 at 2:30 pm ET by Adam Fromal Shane Battier officially has a new job. According to a release from ESPN...

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  2. Frank Vogel and Larry Bird Want Lance Stephenson Back with Indiana Pacers

    Lance Stephenson ’s future with the Indiana Pacers is up in the air as he gets set to enter unrestricted free agency...

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  3. Thabo Sefolosha Uncertain If He'll Return to Oklahoma City Thunder Next Season

    The Oklahoma City Thunder will continue to stride forward with the talented core of 2014 MVP Kevin Durant , Russell Westbrook and Serge Ibaka . OKC ’s supporting cast, however, will likely experience some key changes...

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  4. Ideal Trade Partners for Los Angeles Lakers to Trade Down with in 2014 Draft

    The Los Angeles Lakers ' 2014-15 roster consists of the following players: Kobe Bryant ($23.5 million), Steve Nash ($9.7 million) and Robert Sacre (approximately $900,000). With only three guaranteed contracts on the books, it makes sense for L...

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  5. Kobe Bryant 'Jealous' of Tim Duncan and Gregg Popovich as NBA Marvels at Spurs Era

    No team in the NBA is built quite like the San Antonio Spurs. During the Tim Duncan, Gregg Popovich era—which dates back to the 1997-98 season—the Spurs have made the playoffs 17 consecutive times and won four titles...

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  6. Rasheed Wallace No Longer on Detroit Pistons' Coaching Staff

    The Detroit Pistons were poised to undergo a variety of changes the moment Stan Van Gundy was hired as head coach and president of basketball operations...

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  7. San Antonio Spurs vs. Oklahoma City Thunder: Game 6 Preview and Predictions

    What exactly should NBA fans make of the Western Conference Finals matchup between the San Antonio Spurs and Oklahoma City Thunder ? San Antonio obliterated OKC in Games 1 and 2, winning by a combined 52 points...

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  8. Sacramento Kings Honor Superfan 'Sign Lady' After ESPN Fan HOF Induction

    Through thick and thin, the Sacramento Kings have been known for having a passionate and faithful fanbase...

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  9. Phil Jackson Talks Carmelo Anthony Opting In and NY Knicks' Coaching Search

    New York Knicks president of basketball operations Phil Jackson has a plethora of questions to answer about the organization’s future...

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  10. Report: Vinny Del Negro Not the Front-Runner for Timberwolves' Coaching Gig

    The Minnesota Timberwolves are still among the list of NBA teams in the midst of a coaching search. Vinny Del Negro is considered a candidate to replace the retired Rick Adelman , but he’s not seen as the front-runner for the position...

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  11. NBA Keeps Overseas Games on Next Season's Schedule

    As was the case during the 2013-14 campaign, the NBA has added international games to its schedule for next season. They will be played in Mexico City and London, respectively...

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  12. The Sleeper Team That Has What It Takes for Kevin Love Trade

    Following a report from earlier this month that Kevin Love has no interest in staying with the Minnesota Timberwolves , according to ESPN...

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  13. San Antonio Spurs vs. Oklahoma City Thunder: Game 4 Preview and Predictions

    Thanks in large part to the valiant comeback of Serge Ibaka , the Oklahoma City Thunder topped the San Antonio Spurs at home in Game 3, 106-97 ...

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  14. Can Chicago Bulls Avoid Using the Amnesty Clause on Carlos Boozer?

    The Chicago Bulls appear poised to move forward by using the league’s amnesty clause on Carlos Boozer while embracing the superior overall play of Taj Gibson...

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  15. Manu Ginobili Admits OKC Thunder Gave San Antonio Spurs Reality Check

    Following two blowout home-court wins, the San Antonio Spurs finally looked human during a mediocre performance in Sunday's 106-97 Game 3 loss against the Oklahoma City Thunder ...

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  16. San Antonio Spurs vs. OKC Thunder: Game 3 Preview and Predictions

    The San Antonio Spurs could not have looked more comfortable during their 112-77 drubbing of the Oklahoma City Thunder in Game 2 on Wednesday. Their defense was rock solid, holding OKC below 20 points in three of the four quarters...

    Ben Leibowitz Written by Ben Leibowitz about 2 months ago 25,317 reads 239 comments

  17. Indiana Pacers vs. Miami Heat: Game 3 Preview and Predictions

    Thanks in large part to a late fourth-quarter surge from LeBron James and Dwyane Wade , the Miami Heat were able to knot their Eastern Conference Finals series with the Indiana Pacers at one game apiece...

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  18. Report: Cavs Worried About Joel Embiid's Back Despite Conflicting Stories

    After winning the NBA draft lottery for the third time in a four-year span, the Cleveland Cavaliers will once again be able to choose whichever incoming prospect they like best...

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  19. Report: Nuggets Again Deny Brian Shaw's Availability, Interest in NY Knicks

    Steve Kerr’s decision to sign on as the new head coach of the Golden State Warriors has forced New York Knicks President of Basketball Operations Phil Jackson to explore other options...

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  20. Under-the-Radar Free-Agent Bargains Los Angeles Lakers Must Consider

    The Los Angeles Lakers are looking for more than the No. 7 pick in the 2014 NBA draft to find success during the 2014-15 season...

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  21. Charlotte Hornets Website Officially Up and Running

    The Charlotte Bobcats are poised to put that moniker behind them by re-branding to the Charlotte Hornets. The change will become official on Tuesday, May 20—the same day as the 2014 NBA draft lottery—per the Charlotte Observer ...

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  22. Indiana Pacers vs. Miami Heat: Game 2 Preview and Predictions

    The Indiana Pacers bounced back to form against the rival Miami Heat in Game 1 of the Eastern Conference Finals...

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  23. Minnesota Timberwolves Have No Choice but to Trade Kevin Love Now

    The Minnesota Timberwolves missed out on postseason play for a 10th consecutive season in 2013-14—the sixth straight absence with Kevin Love on board. Reports say that the UCLA product intends to test free agency in 2015...

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  24. Minnesota Timberwolves Owner Says Kevin Love Won't Be Traded by 2014 Draft

    Following a report that Minnesota Timberwolves All-Star Kevin Love has “no interest” in re-signing and plans to test free agency next summer, per ESPN’s Marc ...

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  25. What's at Stake for Phoenix Suns in 2014 NBA Draft Lottery?

    Thanks to a savvy first year at the helm from 34-year-old general manager Ryan McDonough , the Phoenix Suns have three first-round picks in the 2014 NBA draft...

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