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September 30, 2019 - 7:56 pm
Golden State Warriors forward Draymond Green dunked on the "dictatorship" NCAA for its failure to pay student-athletes. Speaking to reporters during Warriors media day, Green applauded California for passing legislation that allows students who play sports to be paid for endorsements. “Kudos to [...
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July 23, 2019 - 10:26 am
Tim Duncan is back with the San Antonio Spurs, this time as an assistant coach under Gregg Popovich. Duncan, the Spurs’ all-time leader in points, rebounds and blocked shots — and the only player to be on all five of San Antonio’s NBA championship teams — officially returned to the franchise Monday...
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July 17, 2019 - 10:30 pm
BOSTON (AP) — Enes Kanter took a playful swipe at him. Kemba Walker will try to replace him. Kyrie Irving is no longer with the Celtics, but his brief flameout in Boston is still on the minds of fans in the city and even, apparently, players who have yet to play a minute for the team. On the day...
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July 16, 2019 - 9:09 pm
OKLAHOMA CITY (AP) — Yosef Maaroof wanted one more Russell Westbrook memory in Oklahoma City. When he learned Thursday night the Thunder were planning to send Westbrook to the Houston Rockets for Chris Paul and draft picks, the 20-year-old Tulsa resident planned to make the two-hour drive to...
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July 15, 2019 - 10:18 pm
PHILADELPHIA (AP) — The Philadelphia 76ers and star guard Ben Simmons have agreed to a $170 million, five-year contract extension, a person familiar with the situation told The Associated Press. The max deal is the latest big commitment by a team expected to make a serious push at its first NBA...
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July 14, 2019 - 10:40 pm
EL SEGUNDO, Calif. (AP) — Anthony Davis’ year of uncertainty finally felt finished when he stood in the Los Angeles Lakers’ training complex and proudly held up his new gold jersey while LeBron James looked on approvingly. After months of upheaval around his departure from New Orleans, the...
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July 12, 2019 - 11:30 am
LAS VEGAS (AP) — Russell Westbrook and James Harden are together again, and Chris Paul is leaving Houston to make that reunion happen. A person with knowledge of the situation says the Oklahoma City Thunder have traded Westbrook to the Houston Rockets for Paul in a swapping of top point guards. The...
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July 10, 2019 - 10:11 am
LAS VEGAS (AP) — NBA Commissioner Adam Silver wants the hat game fixed. Mindful that it was awkward for draft picks this year who were selected by one team and had already been traded to another — but because of league rules, were unable to be introduced by their actual franchise for more than two...
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July 06, 2019 - 11:54 am
After weeks of speculation and six long days of waiting after NBA free agency opened on Sunday, Kawhi Leonard is signing with the Los Angeles Clippers. First reported by Chris Haynes of Yahoo, the news broke just before 2 a.m. Eastern time, as Leonard was the last major piece of a wild week of NBA...
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July 06, 2019 - 11:54 am
The mystery is over and the final answer after weeks of speculation couldn't have worked out better for the Sixers.
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