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Draymond Green: This Team Will Probably Never Be Together Again

The Golden State Warriors have the best record in the NBA and Draymond Green is enjoying the ride as much as possible. Green will be a restricted free agent and there has been speculation that either David Lee or Andre Iguodala will be traded in the offseason to help the Warriors' salary situation. “I’ve said it multiple times this year, we know how good we are,” Green said...
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76ers Agree To Waive JaVale McGee, Allowed To Sign With Playoff Team

The Philadelphia 76ers have agreed to waive JaVale McGee in time for him to sign with a playoff team. McGee did not have to give any money back for the opportunity to play in meaningful games this season. McGee is owed $12 million for next season. The 76ers acquired a future first round pick from the Denver Nuggets while taking on McGee and his contract. McGee played in six games...
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Jimmy Butler To Undergo MRI On Hyperextended Elbow

Jimmy Butler will undergo an MRI on his hyperextended left elbow on Monday. Butler suffered the injury during the Chicago Bulls' loss to the Los Angeles Clippers on Sunday.
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Nuggets End Huddle With '1-2-3, Six Weeks'

The Denver Nuggets ended a huddle late in Friday's 104-82 loss to the Utah Jazz by chanting, "1-2-3 ... six weeks!" Six weeks marks the end of the Nuggets' season, with 24 games, 46 days and 1,152 minutes left. The Nuggets are headed to their worst season since before the Carmelo Anthony era. "I'm frustrated in myself because I feel that I need to figure out a way to do a better...
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JaMychal Green Signing Three-Year Deal With Grizzlies

JaMychal Green has agreed to terms on a three-year contract with the Memphis Grizzlies, league sources told RealGM. Green completed his second 10-day contract with the Grizzlies on Saturday night, and the two sides reached a deal for the remainder of the season guaranteed and two additional years. As one of the best performers in the NBA Development League this season, Green averaged...
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JaVale McGee Discussing Buyout With 76ers

JaVale McGee is discussing a potential contract buyout with the Philadelphia 76ers, according to sources. Chances of McGee's buyout depends on McGee's ability to find a team to bring him in now. McGee was traded to the Sixers from the Denver Nuggets.
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Stephen Curry Wants To Play Into Late 30s

Stephen Curry would like an extended NBA playing career, which he expects will mean he'd like to step away from the game instead of transition immediately to coaching as Jason Kidd and Derek Fisher have in recent seasons. "I hope to play until I'm like 38 or something, and that's a lot of years in the game and a lot of travel and a lot of sacrifice on my family's part," said Curry...
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Chris Bosh Released From Hospital

Chris Bosh has been released from the hospital following a weeklong stay for treatment after blood clots were found on one of his lungs. Bosh was hospitalized for just over a week and still will be monitored closely. "That was his first goal," Erik Spoelstra said. "He's been very anxious to get out of there. It was driving him nuts." Bosh will miss at least the rest of the season.
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Samardo Samuels Named Euroleague MVP Top 16, Round 8

Samardo Samuels of EA7 Emporio Armani Milan has been named Euroleague MVP for Top 16, Round 8. Samuels scored 16 first-quarter points, added 11 more in the second and didn't stop until he had paced a much-needed 76-85 road win against Nizhny Novgorod and completed one of the best performances in Top 16 history. Samuels finished with 36 points and nine rebounds. His performance index...
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Festus Ezeli Suspended One Game By NBA For Altercation With Tyler Hansbrough

Festus Ezeli was suspended one game without pay for initiating an altercation with Tyler Hansbrough by grabbing his throat, the NBA announced on Saturday. The incident occurred during the Golden State Warriors' win over the Toronto Raptors on Friday.
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Jose Calderon Suffers Strained Achilles

Jose Calderon has been diagnosed with a left Achilles strain, the New York Knicks announced Saturday. Calderon underwent an MRI. He will not dress for Saturday's home game versus Toronto.
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Cliff Alexander Out Indefinitely Due To NCAA Eligibility Issue

Cliff Alexander missed Saturday's game for Kansas due to an NCAA issue. "The NCAA has alerted us to an issue that could affect Cliff's eligibility," Kansas athletic director Sheahon Zenger said in a statement. "As a precautionary measure, Cliff will not take the court until we have resolved the issue." Alexander is averaging 7.1 points and 5.3 rebounds in 17.6 minutes per game this season.
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Russell Westbrook Undergoes Surgery On Zygomatic Bone Fracture

Russell Westbrook underwent a surgical procedure on a fracture to his zygomatic arch bone. Westbrook will miss Sunday's game and will be reevaluated this week. Westbrook suffered the injury in the Oklahoma City Thunder's loss to the Portland Trail Blazers on Friday.
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Derrick Rose Condident He Will Play Again This Season

Derrick Rose appeared at the Chicago Bulls' practice facility on Saturday. Rose was in good spirits and will begin his rehabilitation process. Rose did not address the media but is very confident he will play again this season. The Bulls believe he will miss four to six weeks with the torn meniscus in his knee.
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Anthony Mason Passes Away At 48

Anthony Mason died early Saturday morning. He was 48. The homegrown product from Springfield Gardens High School in Queens suffered a massive Feb. 11 heart attack and never recovered. Mason played 13 seasons in the NBA with six teams but is best remembered for his days as a huge fan favorite with the New York Knicks.
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Joel Embiid Has Improved Conditioning Since Report Of Weighing Nearly 300 Pounds

Joel Embiid appears to now be in much better shape than he was in five weeks ago when a report indicated he weighed close to 300 pounds. Embiid was working out before the Philadelphia 76ers' game on Friday and he was moving well, executing jump hooks with either hand and exhibiting good mobility. Embiid has missed the entire season with a right foot stress fracture.
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LeBron James Sits Against Pacers For Rest

LeBron James will miss Friday's game against the Indiana Pacers due to rest. David Blatt said he made the decision to sit James based on “a combination of things” and not one specific ailment. “It was not his idea, it was mine. Let’s put it that way,” Blatt said. “We have our hand on the pulse of LeBron and all our players. We’re doing what we have to do here to keep...
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RealGM Radio: Seth Partnow On The Deadline, Rim Protection

In this episode, host Daniel Leroux (@DannyLeroux) talks with Seth Partnow of Nylon Calculus, BBallBreakdown, Fancy Stats at the Washington Post and Hardwood Paroxysm (@SethPartnow). The two discuss the trade deadline, the value of rim protection, the biggest threats to Golden State and Atlanta making the Finals and what to expect moving forward. Click here to listen or download...
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Victor Claver Agrees To Sign With Khimki Moscow

Victor Claver has agreed to terms with Khimki Moscow. Claver will replace Joffrey Lauvergne who recently joined the Denver Nuggets. Claver was waived by the Nuggets following his trade to the Portland Trail Blazers.
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LeBron James Has 42.9 Usage Rate Without Irving

LeBron James has a usage rate of 42.9 when he's on the court this season without Kyrie Irving. Irving injured his shoulder on Thursday. James has a 33.1 usage rate overall. Russell Westbrook leads the NBA in usage rate at 37.1.
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Earl Lloyd Passes Away At 86

Earl Lloyd has passed away at the age of 86. Lloyd was the first black player in NBA history, debuting in 1950 for the Washington Capitals. "The NBA family has lost one of its patriarchs," NBA commissioner Adam Silver said in a statement. "Earl Lloyd, the first African-American to play in an NBA game, was as inspirational as he was understated. He was known as a modest gentleman...
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Derrick Rose Undergoes Surgery, Expected Back In 4-6 Weeks

Derrick Rose is expected to return from his knee surgery in four to six weeks. "We expect Derrick to be playing this season," said Gar Forman. Rose had the damaged part of his meniscus removed during the surgery, which was described as minor. Rose first tore the meniscus in his right knee in November of 2013 and subsequently missed the remainder of the 13-14 season.
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Phil Jackson Likely To Be Fined For Commenting On D'Angelo Russell

Phil Jackson will likely receive a fine for commenting on D'Angelo Russell of Ohio State. Russell is a freshman for the Buckeyes and a probable high lottery pick if he declares for the draft.
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Kyrie Irving To Receive MRI On Injured Shoulder

Kyrie Irving experienced a left shoulder injury during Thursday's game against the Golden State Warriors. Irving will not travel with the team tonight to Indianapolis and will receive additional examination, including an MRI, on Friday morning, the Cleveland Cavaliers announced. He is listed as doubtful for the Cavaliers game against the Pacers Friday night and his status will be...
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Rip Hamilton Announces Retirement From NBA

Richard "Rip" Hamilton announced his retirement from the NBA on Thursday, first on an ESPN show. "I want to give a major shout out to everyone who supported me through my NBA journey," Hamilton posted on his official Instagram account. "To my coaches, teammates, and fans in Washington, Detroit, and Chicago: thank you for treating me with the utmost class and respect during my career...
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