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12:20 AM ET Chris Haynes Close ESPN Staff Writer Covers NBA and Warriors for ESPN.com Covered Cavaliers and NBA for Cleveland Plain Dealer from 2014-2016 Covered Trail Blazers for Comcast SportsNet NW from 2011-2014 Fresno State University graduate Ramona Shelburne Close ESPN Senior Writer Senior writer for ESPN.com Spent seven years at the Los Angeles
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Former Spurs center Tiago Splitter has officially announced his retirement from the NBA. After battling a chronic hip injury the last two years, the 33-year-old from Brazil said in a post on his Twitter account that “the time to say goodbye” has come after a seven-year NBA career. There’s nothing better in the world than
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0:56 In his fifth season, Giannis Antetokounmpo is averaging 27.9 points per game and finds himself in the MVP conversation. LOS ANGELES — In late November, Giannis Antetokounmpo and his Milwaukee Bucks teammates had just finished practicing at the University of California in Berkeley. On the walk back to the team bus, Antetokounmpo was approached
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The NBA Slam Dunk Contest is the main event of All-Star Saturday night, and arguably the most subjective moment of the weekend. Here’s how the high-flying quartet graded out in an exhibition of showmanship that included tributes to three legendary dunkers. Donovan MitchellJazzGuard | Grade: A Round 1: 48 + 50 = 98 Round 2:
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LOS ANGELES — NBA commissioner Adam Silver floated the possibility of a modified playoff seeding system Saturday that could pit the league’s best two teams against each other in the Finals without changing the number of teams from each conference that make the postseason. Because of a recent history of imbalance between the Eastern Conference
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For the third time in four years with this format, the World Team beat Team USA in the Rising Stars Challenge, earning a resounding 155-124 victory in Los Angeles. The final margin was the second-largest ever in this game, behind only the Sophomores’ win over the Rookies in 2007. World Team Bogdan BogdanovicKings (Serbia)Guard |
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