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0:20 Chris Paul dishes the ball to Nene Hilario, who cruises to the basket for a monster one-handed dunk. CLEVELAND — It’s dangerous in the NBA to overreact – it gets people fired and it costs people wins, respect and money. The season is long and that makes it forgiving, which is why anyone who
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During the middle of a frustrating 2015-16 season, Jason Kidd stopped a film session and polled Milwaukee’s players one-by-one as they all sat together: Who did each think was the best player on the team? It was an attempt to clarify a pecking order. Giannis Antetokounmpo wasn’t a full-on freak yet; Kidd would unleash him
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SACRAMENTO, Calif. — The Golden State Warriors have turned the ball over 44 times in the past two games, and after a 35-point fourth-quarter surge to propel them to a 119-104 win over the Sacramento Kings on Friday night, head coach Steve Kerr said his guys are eyeing their midseason vacation destinations. “Hell yeah,” Kerr
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Oklahoma City Thunder star Russell Westbrook shoved a fan who stepped onto the court and came face-to-face with him in the moments after the Nuggets‘ buzzer-beating, 127-124 victory Thursday night in Denver. Video of the bizarre confrontation showed the man walking onto the court and screaming in Westbrook’s face as the Nuggets and fans at
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Los Angeles Lakers forward Larry Nance Jr., whose father won the inaugural Slam Dunk competition in 1984, joins the field for this year’s dunk contest, along with Indiana Pacers guard Victor Oladipo, Orlando Magic forward Aaron Gordon and Dallas Mavericks rookie Dennis Smith Jr. The competition, part of the NBA’s All-Star Weekend, is Feb. 17
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OAKLAND, Calif. — If the Golden State Warriors can create a max salary slot this offseason, the defending NBA champions could position themselves to secure a meeting with LeBron James, league sources told ESPN. There is no indication that Golden State is evaluating such options to acquire the Cleveland Cavaliers star at this time. A
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Former NBA player Rasual Butler was one of two people killed in a single-vehicle crash in Studio City, California, early Wednesday morning, the Los Angeles County coroner’s office confirmed to ESPN. He was 38. Butler was pronounced dead at the scene at 2:35 a.m. after his Range Rover struck parking meters and a wall and
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