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Report: People with Warriors think they will get Kevin Durant

There has been a lot of chatter lately suggesting that the Golden State Warriors will be in the mix for Kevin Durant when he becomes a free agent after the season. At least one report says some in the organization think they will be able to land the former MVP. ESPN’s Chris Broussard shared the news during a segment on ESPN. “There are people in Golden State that think they’re...
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John Wall unsure if he’ll play in all-star game after injuring right knee in loss to Bucks

MILWAUKEE – Washington Wizards point guard John Wall will travel to Toronto to attend the NBA’s All-Star weekend festivities but is not sure if he will participate in his third all-star game Sunday after bruising his right knee in the first quarter of the Wizards’ 99-92 loss to the Milwaukee Bucks. “If I can’t move […]
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Wizards Rewind: Bucks hand Wiz loss before AS break

The Wizards couldn't capitalize on a hot start in Milwaukee, as the Bucks handed Washington a loss before the All-Star break.
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New York Knicks: 3 things we’ve learned thus far

What if I told you that the New York Knicks were on their way to becoming a respectable franchise. In November, you’d probably jump on board the bandwagon. Kristaps Porzingis just began to show his true colors and the Knickerbockers looked like a formidable franchise with a bright future. However, 2016 approached rapidly and recently somehow the Knicks slid to 12th in the conference...
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DeMar DeRozan: It will be ‘pretty tough’ for me to leave Raptors

DeMar DeRozan will be one of the more coveted free agents after the season, but it sounds like he has no intention of leaving Toronto. The Raptors guard, now in his seventh NBA season out of USC, has emerged into an All-Star and franchise cornerstone. Though teams will want him — and a report said the Lakers were planning to offer him max money — DeRozan says his heart is with...
Via Larry Brown Sports
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NBA Capsules

CLEVELAND (AP) Kobe Bryant's final game in Cleveland was reduced to a sideshow when Cavaliers forward Kevin Love re-injured his surgically repaired left shoulder in the first half of a 120-111 win over the Los Angeles Lakers on Wednesday night. Kyrie Irving scored a season-high 35 points and LeBron James 29 for the Cavs, who head into the All-Star break with one of their ''Big...
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Bucks go into All-Star break with 99-92 win over Wizards

MILWAUKEE (AP) Khris Middleton scored 27 points, Giannis Antetokounmpo had 17 points and 13 rebounds, and the Milwaukee Bucks held off the Washington Wizards 99-92 on Thursday night. Middleton scored 14 points in the final quarter, giving the Wizards trouble off the dribble and from the perimeter. Washington got within three when John Wall made a long 3-pointer from the wing with...
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Bucks top Wizards 99-92 for second straight win

MILWAUKEE -- Khris Middleton scored 27 points, Giannis Antetokounmpo had 17 points and 13 rebounds, and the Milwaukee Bucks held off the Washington Wizards 99-92 on Thursday night.Middleton scored 14 points in the final quarter, giving the Wizards trouble off the dribble and from the perimeter.Washington got within three when John Wall made two free throws with 1:36 left. But Middleton...
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The NBA is one step closer to putting ads on jerseys

Do you hate the idea of ads going on NBA jerseys? Well, too bad, because the league is getting closer to making it happen. Darren Rovell and Brian Windhorst of ESPN.com report the league sent a memo out to owners this week saying they’ll discuss putting logos on uniforms at an owners meeting. Sources said the NBA’s planning committee is seeking comments from teams in advance...
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QUIZ: Name every Cleveland Cavaliers first round draft pick since 1985

Since 1985, the Cleveland Cavaliers have drafted 32 players in the first round of the NBA Draft. How many can you name?
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Durant brought to tears talking about death of Monty Williams' wife

Oklahoma City Thunder star Kevin Durant was brought to tears talking about the passing of Ingrid Williams, the wife of Thunder assistant Monty Williams.
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Thunder beat Pelicans; teams mourn Ingrid Williams' death

OKLAHOMA CITY (AP) Russell Westbrook just missed a triple-double, and the Thunder beat the New Orleans Pelicans 121-95 on Thursday night, a day after Thunder assistant and former Pelicans head coach Monty Williams' wife died. Ingrid Williams was involved in a car crash Tuesday night in Oklahoma City and died Wednesday. A moment of silence was observed for her before the game....
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Watch: Russell Westbrook throws down one-handed dunk with authority

The Oklahoma City Thunder are running away from New Orleans tonight thanks in part to Russell Westbrook who had 23 points, 10 assists and 9 rebounds with four minutes still left in the game. Here’s a look at two of those 23 points…. #RussellWestbrook READY FOR TAKE-OFF! @NBAonTNT #NBARapidReplay #NOPatOKC https://t.co/CoL1yUlHBr — NBA (@NBA) February 12, 2016 The post Watch...
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Watch: Russell Westbrook throws down one-handed dunk with authority

The Oklahoma City Thunder are running away from New Orleans tonight thanks in part to Russell Westbrook who had 23 points, 10 assists and 9 rebounds with four minutes still left in the game. Here’s a look at two of those 23 points…. #RussellWestbrook READY FOR TAKE-OFF! @NBAonTNT #NBARapidReplay #NOPatOKC https://t.co/CoL1yUlHBr — NBA (@NBA) February 12, 2016 The post Watch...
Via Bloguin Best
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Los Angeles Clippers: Evaluating the impact of the 2012 offseason on the Chris Paul era

This is the first article in a four part series that will be analyzing the Clippers’ off season decisions and transactions following the acquisition of Chris Paul in late 2011. The segment will attempt to evaluate whether Clippers front office has positively or negatively impacted the franchise’s championship window with Blake Griffin, Chris Paul and Deandre Jordan. 2016: The...
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LeBron, Cavaliers ready to 'snatch up' much needed missing player

Even with LeBron James, Kyrie Irving and Kevin Love on their roster, the Cleveland Cavaliers are still one move (or two) away from forming a squad that's versatile and deep enough to win the NBA championship. In order to topple the Golden State Warriors, the Cavaliers need at least one more wing, ideally someone who can create his own shot, knock down open threes, go off the dribble...
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Russell Westbrook soars for two-handed dunk against Pelicans

There have been few point guards like Oklahoma City Thunder star Russell Westbrook and tonight, he showed off his amazing aerial abilities. In the first half against the New Orleans Pelicans, Westbrook was able to drive to the basket for a powerful two-handed slam: Russell Westbrook, everybody! *** Westbrook Slam Dunk [Bleacher Report] Westbrook image courtesy of Getty Images
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Stephen Curry predicted NBA career in his middle school yearbook

Golden State Warriors superstar Stephen Curry has won nearly every individual award except the NBA All-Star Game MVP trophy, an award he's a favorite to pick up this weekend in Toronto. Curry spent part of his childhood in Toronto while his father Dell played for the Raptors, and The Globe and Mail dug up an old yearbook photo from Queensway Christian College. As an eighth-grader...
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Boston Celtics Daily Links 2/11/16

News And Opinions From Around The Internet About The Boston Celtics
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Do the New York Knicks need new leadership?

The New York Knicks’ president Phil Jackson fired Derek Fisher as the head coach on Monday. The assistant head coach Kurt Rambis has been named interim head coach. Rambis is the 27th head coach and fourth since 2011, which is a reflection of their losing record. The franchise has not seen a championship since the 1973 NBA Finals when they defeated the Los Angeles Lakers. The 1998...
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Thunder hold moment of silence for Monty Williams' wife

OKLAHOMA CITY (AP) -- The Oklahoma City Thunder held a moment of silence for assistant coach Monty Williams' wife before their game against the New Orleans Pelicans on Thursday night, a day after she died following a car crash.Williams coached New Orleans last season, and the Pelicans also held a moment of silence for Ingrid Williams before their game Wednesday night against Utah...
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Thunder hold moment of silence for assistant Williams' wife

OKLAHOMA CITY (AP) The Oklahoma City Thunder held a moment of silence for assistant coach Monty Williams' wife before their game against the New Orleans Pelicans on Thursday night, a day after she died following a car crash. Williams coached New Orleans last season, and the Pelicans also held a moment of silence for Ingrid Williams before their game Wednesday night against Utah...
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Suns' Booker replaces Noel in Rising Stars Challenge

Phoenix Suns rookie Devin Booker has replaced injured Philadelphia player Nerlens Noel on the U.S. team roster in the Rising Stars Challenge on Friday night.The NBA announced the move Thursday.Booker, the 19-year-old former Kentucky guard drafted 13th overall last year, is averaging 10.6 points and shooting 40.3 percent from 3-point range in 48 games. In 23 starts, he's averaging...
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NBA to weigh adding advertisements to jerseys

The NBA plans to explore the possibility of adding logos of corporate sponsors to jerseys of its teams. ESPN reports that the league sent out a memo saying that the topic of placing ads on jerseys is expected to be discussed at the owners meeting in Toronto this weekend. The NBA has discussed the possibility of adding ads to jerseys in the past, with commissioner Adam Silver estimating...
Via Larry Brown Sports
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Bucks need to choose between wins, development

It was just this past summer that the Milwaukee Bucks were on a clear upward trajectory. The signing of Greg Monroe was supposed to push a young, 41-win team toward the upper echelon of the Eastern Conference. Yet here we are in February and Milwaukee sits ahead of two biggest sad-sacks in the East, Philadelphia and Brooklyn. As the trade deadline approaches, the Bucks' clear and...
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7 hours ago  |  Discuss
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