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Fran Belibi, a 6-foot-2 sophomore forward from Centennial, Colorado, is in the final group of 37 competing for a spot on the U-16 team that will take part in the FIBA Americas Championships in Buenos Aires, Argentina, June…
05.28 / 20:23
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The point guard has a contract worth a little more than $6 million for next…
05.28 / 20:18
sportando.com
bad day for me in front yard football with @demaryiust88 .. i can see my football dreams slipping away A post shared by Jimmy Butler (@jimmybutler) on May 27, 2017 at 7:30pm PDT Jimmy Butler has been talking up his football skills for some time now, boldly claiming last summer that he "could probably take Demaryius Thomas' spot" on the Denver Broncos. However, the Chicago Bulls guard didn't fare so well going up against Thomas on Saturday, admitting in an Instagram post that it may be time…
05.28 / 19:59
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Russell Westbrook is one of the most fashion-forward players in the NBA, but you won't find him rocking a male romper this summer.The Oklahoma City Thunder star gave the trend a thumbs down while chatting with TMZ Sports on Friday. "I don't wear rompers, man," he said. "I just be chillin'."Westbrook also spoke about his newfound fatherhood, admitting son Noah "is a lot of work."Copyright © 2017 Score Media Ventures Inc. All rights reserved. Certain content reproduced under …
05.28 / 19:59
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INDEPENDENCE, Ohio (AP) — LeBron James says the challenge of facing the Golden State Warriors in the Finals is "up there" with any of his c…
05.28 / 19:45
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LaVar Ball knows how to talk a big game, but apparently his words didn’t stick Saturday. The loud-mouthed father of... Read More…
05.28 / 19:35
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They need him to be strong on the boards with the Golden State…
05.28 / 19:34
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SVG reminds listeners that despite the many issues, Drummond is still a good player - he just didn't live up to expectations that come with max…
05.28 / 19:33
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Trade that landed Reggie Jackson from the OKC Thunder sends second-rounder to Utah Jazz (42nd…
05.28 / 19:33
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MORGANTOWN, W.Va. (AP) - Former basketball standout Kevin Pittsnogle is among eight people selected for induction into the West Virginia University Sports Hall of Fame. WVU athletic director Shane Lyons announced the class of 2017 on Sunday. The 6-foot-11 Pittsnogle played at WVU from 2003 to 2006. He helped WVU…
05.28 / 19:32
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Perfect games in bowling are exciting. When a 13-year-old does it, it's even more thrilling. Such was the case Saturday morning when Maya Avilez found herself closing in on a 300 in the Junior Doubles League at Rab's Country…
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Past matchups with Spurs, Celtics have prepared LeBron James for star-studded…
05.28 / 19:23
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INDEPENDENCE, Ohio (AP) — LeBron James says the challenge of facing the Golden State Warriors in the Finals is "up there" with any of his career. Appearing in his seventh straight Finals, James knows the Cleveland Cavaliers are underdogs as they prepare to the play the Western Conference champions for the third straight y…
David Stern says that the Los Angeles Lakers still could have acquired Chris Paul from the New Orleans Hornets in 2011, but their GM panicked.In Dec. 2011, New Orleans, Houston and the Lakers agreed to a trade that would have sent CP3 to the Lakers. The Hornets did not have an owner at the time, so as commissioner, Stern reviewed the trade and rejected it for “basketball reasons.” Two days later, the Lakers traded Lamar Odom to Dallas. Odom would have gone to New Orleans as…
05.28 / 19:11
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It’s one thing to lose out on a bet. It’s another to not pay up on your losses. It’s something else entirely if the loser wants to pay up and the winner doesn’t let him. We’re talking about the latter here. Cleveland Cavaliers head coach Tyronn Lue enters the NBA Finals for the third year in a row as a member of the coaching staff and as any competitor, has to keep those competitive juices…
05.28 / 19:11
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INDEPENDENCE, Ohio (AP) — LeBron James says the challenge of facing the Golden State Warriors in the Finals is “up there” with any of his ca…
05.28 / 19:08
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Sunday marks the one-year anniversary of one the greatest, most significant playoff performances of all time. A year ago, with his Golden State Warriors facing elimination in Game 6 of the Western Conference finals, Klay Thompson scored a playoff career-high 41 points, with an NBA playoff-record 11 3-pointers, to lead a come-from-behind victory over the Oklahoma City Thunder and send the series back to Oakland.The implications of that game proved massive for both the Warriors and Thunder,…
05.28 / 18:57
thescore.com
There's no need to trade Thomas now, that's the kind of rash overreaction that got the Knicks where they…
05.28 / 18:32
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