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Former Cavs GM David Griffin Hopes JR Smith Is ‘Hellbent’ On Proving He Can Still Play At A High Level

Getty Image J.R. Smith might just have the biggest blunder of the past NBA season to his name, but one person who worked closely with him in recent years thinks that slip-up is a symptom of a larger issue. That issue isn’t that Smith doesn’t care or doesn’t try, but […]

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Steve Kerr Has No Prediction For DeMarcus Cousins’ Return But Says He’s ‘Right On Schedule’

Getty Image While everyone was busy trying to process LeBron James’ big move to the Lakers this summer, the Golden State Warriors were quietly staging an offseason coup of their own. Given the devastating Achilles injury he suffered last season, DeMarcus Cousins apparently discovered this summer that his market value […]

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The NBA Will Remove Restrictions On What Color Sneakers Players Can Wear Next Season

Getty Image For quite some time, the NBA has led the way when it comes to player expression and individualism, especially when compared to other major American sports. Players are generally entertaining on social media, fashion before and after games has been a point of popular monitoring, and the league’s […]

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Isaiah Thomas Says He Can See Why LeBron James Left A ‘Sh*thole’ Like Cleveland

Getty Image The story of Isaiah Thomas‘s time in Cleveland is quite strange. Thomas was a bit of a tragic figure in Cleveland until recently, as the Cavs quickly gave up on him after missing half the regular season rehabbing his hip injury following a trade from Boston. Thomas was traded by Cleveland to the […]

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The Lakers Put The Celtics’ Logo On A Garbage Pail For Their 2018-19 Schedule Reveal

Basketball fans got the chance to start making plans for the 2018-19 season on Friday afternoon, as the NBA released each team’s complete schedule for the year. It’s a fun day every offseason, as fans invariably start looking up and down the calendar for the biggest matchups that we’ll see on the league’s non-marquee days. […]

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LeBron And Kevin Durant Reportedly Kept The Peace During Tristan Thompson And Draymond Green’s Near-Fight

Getty Image Much has been made in the last day or so about the series of events that led to an altercation between Draymond Green and Tristan Thompson. It’s pretty well-documented that the pair do not like each other in the slightest, as they had several incidents during the 2018 NBA Finals. Add in that […]

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LeBron James Rejects The Idea He’s Entering One Of The Last Years Of His Prime

Lakers on Twitter LeBron James has a significant challenge ahead with the Los Angeles Lakers and he relishes the opportunity for the test. The Lakers’ roster isn’t exactly the deepest in the league and is an interesting group of young talent and aging veterans with, well, unique backgrounds to say the least. While much has […]

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Steven Adams Opens Up About His History Of Depression In A New Book

Getty Image Steven Adams is known as one of the more entertaining big men in the NBA, but there’s a side to the big man that, until recently, was rarely discussed by professional athletes. Adams wrote an autobiography that comes out on Monday in New Zealand, and in it he details times he’s dealt with […]

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Kyle Lowry Really Doesn’t Want To Talk About The Kawhi Leonard Trade

Getty Image Kyle Lowry and DeMar DeRozan have been reunited — albeit briefly and bittersweetly — at the men’s USA Basketball minicamp in Las Vegas this week. The Raptors, of course, traded away DeRozan earlier this month in exchange for Kawhi Leonard, which DeRozan has very publicly decried as a betrayal of his trust on […]

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Kyrie Irving Detailed The Seriousness Of His Knee Infection That Required Surgery

Getty Image Kyrie Irving’s first season with the Boston Celtics came to an end before anyone with the organization would have preferred, with the All-Star guard undergoing a second surgery on his left knee. When that procedure was announced, word broke that it involved the process of removing two screws put in place back in […]

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Kawhi Leonard Won’t Attend The USA Basketball Minicamp After His Trade To The Raptors

Getty Image Despite the fact that Kawhi Leonard and the San Antonio Spurs parted ways last week, there was a chance that Leonard was going to be reunited with his now-former coach before he ever suited up for his new team. That’s because the Toronto Raptors forward was on the list of players who had […]

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