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NBC Sports: ProBasketballTalk
LeBron James: Championship not a requirement of a great teamLeBron and his teammates proved it wasn’t a fluke the next season, winning 61 g
LeBron James: Championship not a requirement of a great team
NBC Sports: ProBasketballTalk / Posted 3 hours ago
LeBron and his teammates proved it wasn’t a fluke the next season, winning 61 games. Didn’t win a title. But – at least in LeBron’s eyes – that doesn’t mean those teams necessarily fell short of greatness. If you don’t know the history of the game,... Read more
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Bleacher Report
All-25-and-Under NBA Team Before SeasonWhen healthy, Kyrie Irving is one of the league's most entertaining players. A
All-25-and-Under NBA Team Before Season
Bleacher Report / Posted 7 hours ago
When healthy, Kyrie Irving is one of the league's most entertaining players. A whirling dervish on the offensive end, he can showcase his remarkable dribbling skills while weaving through traffic and creating just enough space to get off a shot.... Read more
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Bleacher Report
LBJ May Be Done Winning NBA MVP AwardsJames has four Maurice Podoloff trophies to his name, tying him with Wilt Chamb
LBJ May Be Done Winning NBA MVP Awards
Bleacher Report / Posted 13 hours ago
James has four Maurice Podoloff trophies to his name, tying him with Wilt Chamberlain for the third most in league history. He has finished no worse than third in MVP voting since 2008-09, and he has ranked in the top 10 of final tallies through each... Read more
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NBA.com
The road back homeDavid Aldridge's Monday morning column, The Morning Tip, is on hiatus. Before h
The road back home
NBA.com / Posted yesterday
David Aldridge's Monday morning column, The Morning Tip, is on hiatus. Before he took off, Aldridge asked for volunteers to fill in while he's away. Today's Guest Tipper is Baron Davis, whose life and career are something out of a movie -- which... Read more
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ESPN
2015 Summer Forecast, East champsThe Cavaliers won the Eastern Conference last season. Will LeBron James, Kyrie
2015 Summer Forecast, East champs
ESPN / Posted yesterday
The Cavaliers won the Eastern Conference last season. Will LeBron James, Kyrie Irving, Kevin Love and company rule the East again? If Cleveland stumbles, which team is ready to step up? We asked our ESPN Forecast panel to predict who will emerge as... Read more
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ESPN
With or without Kyrie Irving, Cleveland Cavaliers still East's bestLast week's report by the Cleveland Plain Dealer that Cavaliers point guard Kyr
With or without Kyrie Irving, Cleveland Cavaliers still East's best
ESPN / Posted yesterday
Last week's report by the Cleveland Plain Dealer that Cavaliers point guard Kyrie Irving may not return until January from the fractured patella he suffered during Game 1 of the NBA Finals raised some eyebrows around the league. Odds are Irving will... Read more
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Los Angeles Daily News
Lakers’ D’Angelo Russell downplays Summer League struggles, Kobe Bryant tweetWith one click of a button, Lakers rookie point guard D’Angelo Russell made an
Lakers’ D’Angelo Russell downplays Summer League struggles, Kobe Bryant tweet
Los Angeles Daily News / Posted yesterday
With one click of a button, Lakers rookie point guard D’Angelo Russell made an impassioned fan base more upset than anything regarding his Summer League play. Russell suggested in a tweet nearly two weeks ago that Tracy McGrady is the greatest... Read more
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Rappler
Terrence Romeo puts on offensive exhibition vs KoreaCOOKING. Terrence Romeo showed once again he isn't afraid of making things happ
Terrence Romeo puts on offensive exhibition vs Korea
Rappler / Posted yesterday
COOKING. Terrence Romeo showed once again he isn't afraid of making things happen when the ball is in his hand. Screenshot from live stream MANILA, Philippines - The Philippines' struggles against the South Korean basketball squad continued on... Read more
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The News-Herald
Jeff Schudel�s Cleveland Beat: Michael Brantley�s secret formula: Beef and noodlesIndians manager Terry Francona said Michael Brantley has been a superb hitter a
Jeff Schudel�s Cleveland Beat: Michael Brantley�s secret formula: Beef and noodles
The News-Herald / Posted 3 days ago
Indians manager Terry Francona said Michael Brantley has been a superb hitter and outfielder since 2012 because �his routines are impeccable. The way he hits � if you could draw it up, that�s probably how you�d draw it up. �He�s able to repeat his... Read more
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The Morning Journal
Jeff Schudel�s Cleveland Beat: Michael Brantley�s secret formula: Beef and noodlesIndians manager Terry Francona said Michael Brantley has been a superb hitter a
Jeff Schudel�s Cleveland Beat: Michael Brantley�s secret formula: Beef and noodles
The Morning Journal / Posted 3 days ago
Indians manager Terry Francona said Michael Brantley has been a superb hitter and outfielder since 2012 because �his routines are impeccable. The way he hits � if you could draw it up, that�s probably how you�d draw it up. �He�s able to repeat his... Read more
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SportingNews
NBA compiles season's best crossovers into 15 minutes of ankle-breaking madnessThe NBA preseason doesn't kick off until the beginning of October, so how about
NBA compiles season's best crossovers into 15 minutes of ankle-breaking madness
SportingNews / Posted 3 days ago
The NBA preseason doesn't kick off until the beginning of October, so how about some killer handles to hold you over? Stephen Curry and Kyrie Irving had plenty of highlights in this 15-minute video featuring the 60 best crossovers from the 2014-15... Read more
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Pilipino Star
NBA stars share humbling momentsMANILA, Philippines - Visiting NBA stars Kenneth Faried of the Denver Nuggets a
NBA stars share humbling moments
Pilipino Star / Posted 3 days ago
MANILA, Philippines - Visiting NBA stars Kenneth Faried of the Denver Nuggets and Danny Green of the San Antonio Spurs said the other day they owe their success as basketball players to humbling moments. Faried, 25, said he swears by the acronym HAT... Read more
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ESPN
Kyrie Irving of Cleveland Cavaliers might not return until JanuaryThe "freak play" that fractured Kyrie Irving's kneecap and led to season-ending
Kyrie Irving of Cleveland Cavaliers might not return until January
ESPN / Posted 5 days ago
The "freak play" that fractured Kyrie Irving's kneecap and led to season-ending surgery in June could keep the point guard out for a few more months. Irving's rehab is going smoothly, sources told Northeast Ohio Media Group, and the Cleveland... Read more
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The Morning Journal
Report: Cleveland Cavaliers� Kyrie Irving could be out until JanuaryKyrie Irving�s recovery and rehab from a fractured kneecap suffered in the NBA
Report: Cleveland Cavaliers� Kyrie Irving could be out until January
The Morning Journal / Posted 5 days ago
Kyrie Irving�s recovery and rehab from a fractured kneecap suffered in the NBA finals is going well, but the Cavaliers point guard could be out until January, according to a Cleveland.com story. The Cavaliers open the 2015-16 season against the... Read more
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New England Sports Network
Kyrie Irving Might Not Return From Knee Injury Until JanuaryKyrie Irving will suit up for the Cleveland Cavaliers’ season opener Oct. 27 in
Kyrie Irving Might Not Return From Knee Injury Until January
New England Sports Network / Posted 5 days ago
Kyrie Irving will suit up for the Cleveland Cavaliers’ season opener Oct. 27 in Chicago, but it might be in Armani instead of his typical Adidas. The Cavs point guard, who suffered a fractured knee cap in Game 1 of the NBA Finals on June 4, could... Read more
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give me sport
New timeline for Kyrie Irving return is TERRIBLE news for Cavs fansFootball News Cleveland Cavaliers fans haven't seen Kyrie Irving on the court
New timeline for Kyrie Irving return is TERRIBLE news for Cavs fans
give me sport / Posted 5 days ago
Football News Cleveland Cavaliers fans haven't seen Kyrie Irving on the court since Game One of the 2015 NBA Finals and, according to one report today, they may have some time to wait until the multi-time All-Star is back on the hardwood. Waiting... Read more
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CBS Sports
Kyrie Irving injury news not all bad for FantasyWhen Kyrie Irving suffered a fractured kneecap during Game 1 of the NBA Finals
Kyrie Irving injury news not all bad for Fantasy
CBS Sports / Posted 5 days ago
When Kyrie Irving suffered a fractured kneecap during Game 1 of the NBA Finals last June, he was given a 3-4 month timetable to return to action. That butted up against the start of the season a bit, but it was widely assumed he would be good to go... Read more
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CBS Sports
Cautious Cavs could hold Kyrie Irving out until JanuaryMultiple league sources say his rehabilitation is going smoothly, but that the
Cautious Cavs could hold Kyrie Irving out until January
CBS Sports / Posted 5 days ago
Multiple league sources say his rehabilitation is going smoothly, but that the chances are slim of him being in the opening-night lineup against the Chicago Bulls on Oct. 27. One source said he could very well be unavailable up until January. When... Read more
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NBA.com
Summer Dreaming: Who will have best Comeback story?Next up is a look at a few off-the-record categories, starting with our Summer
Summer Dreaming: Who will have best Comeback story?
NBA.com / Posted 7 days ago
Next up is a look at a few off-the-record categories, starting with our Summer Dreaming picks for Comeback Player of the Year, which the league has not handed out since the 1984-85 season. There are big names on the mend from injuries and other... Read more
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NBC Sports: ProBasketballTalk
LeBron James pumped to play with Kevin Love, Kyrie Irving againFor Cavaliers’ fans, last season led to a question of “what if?” What if Kevin
LeBron James pumped to play with Kevin Love, Kyrie Irving again
NBC Sports: ProBasketballTalk / Posted 8 days ago
For Cavaliers’ fans, last season led to a question of “what if?” What if Kevin Love and Kyrie Irving had been healthy through the playoffs and into the Finals? What if the threesome found a more comfortable groove earlier in the season? Would the... Read more
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TheStreet.com
3 Retail Stocks That Are Great Bargains NowWith 401k and stock trading accounts being hit during the market's summer swoon
3 Retail Stocks That Are Great Bargains Now
TheStreet.com / Posted 8 days ago
With 401k and stock trading accounts being hit during the market's summer swoon, consumers may place extra emphasis on value when it comes to discretionary purchases such as apparel and home goods. That could play into the hands of J.C. Penney, which... Read more
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SportingNews
Why did adidas pay James Harden $200 million to leave Nike?When adidas inked James Harden to an endorsement deal reportedly worth up to $2
Why did adidas pay James Harden $200 million to leave Nike?
SportingNews / Posted 8 days ago
When adidas inked James Harden to an endorsement deal reportedly worth up to $200 million over the next 13 years, the partnership raised more than a few eyebrows. It was a bold move by the folks at adidas, because there was no guarantee Harden would... Read more
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CBS Sports
Cavs want to cut playing time for LeBron James, Kyrie IrvingOne of the team's regular-season goals is to cut down the minutes for LeBron Ja
Cavs want to cut playing time for LeBron James, Kyrie Irving
CBS Sports / Posted 9 days ago
One of the team's regular-season goals is to cut down the minutes for LeBron James. They did that in 2014-15, with his 36.1 average the lowest of his career. He also played 69 games, his fewest in an 82-game season. The Cavs also want to cut... Read more
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Bleacher Report
LBJ Approves of Cam's TD CelebrationSo when the NFL tweeted out footage of Carolina Panthers quarterback Cam Newton
LBJ Approves of Cam's TD Celebration
Bleacher Report / Posted 10 days ago
So when the NFL tweeted out footage of Carolina Panthers quarterback Cam Newton channeling the King after scoring on a play-action run against the Miami Dolphins back in 2013, LBJ took notice: Of course, Newton had to put his own Superman-type twist... Read more
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The East Liverpool Review
SPORTS BRIEFINGEAST LIVERPOOL - The East Liverpool Men's Church Bowling League will hold a mee
SPORTS BRIEFING
The East Liverpool Review / Posted 11 days ago
EAST LIVERPOOL - The East Liverpool Men's Church Bowling League will hold a meeting at 6:30 p.m. this Thursday at Tri-State Lanes. All team captains are asked to attend or send a representative. The league will start Sept. 3. There may be an opening... Read more
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The Daily Jeffersonian
J.R. Smith agrees to new contract with CavaliersCLEVELAND (AP) -- J.R. Smith looked around and realized there was no place like
J.R. Smith agrees to new contract with Cavaliers
The Daily Jeffersonian / Posted 11 days ago
CLEVELAND (AP) -- J.R. Smith looked around and realized there was no place like Cleveland. The free-wheeling and enigmatic shooter has agreed to re-sign with the Cavaliers, a person familiar with the decision told the Associated Press on Thursday... Read more
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The Medina County Gazette
J.R. Smith returns to the Cavs: ‘I wanted to rejoin an incredible organization’ — The Medina County GazetteSwingman J.R. Smith announced Thursday on Instagram that he had agreed to a con
J.R. Smith returns to the Cavs: ‘I wanted to rejoin an incredible organization’ — The Medina County Gazette
The Medina County Gazette / Posted 11 days ago
Swingman J.R. Smith announced Thursday on Instagram that he had agreed to a contract with the Cavaliers. “Happy to say that I am returning to the Cavs!” Smith wrote. “It’s been a long ride this summer but I can say for sure, well worth the wait.... Read more
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The Chronicle-Telegram
Smith announces he's coming back to CavsSwingman J.R. Smith announced Thursday on Instagram that he had agreed to a con
Smith announces he's coming back to Cavs
The Chronicle-Telegram / Posted 11 days ago
Swingman J.R. Smith announced Thursday on Instagram that he had agreed to a contract with the Cavaliers. “Happy to say that I am returning to the Cavs!” Smith wrote. “It’s been a long ride this summer but I can say for sure, well worth the wait.... Read more
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The Alliance Review
Smith agrees to new contract with CavsCLEVELAND (AP) -- J.R. Smith looked around and realized there was no place like
Smith agrees to new contract with Cavs
The Alliance Review / Posted 11 days ago
CLEVELAND (AP) -- J.R. Smith looked around and realized there was no place like Cleveland. The free-wheeling and enigmatic shooter has agreed to re-sign with the Cavaliers, a person familiar with the decision told the Associated Press on Thursday... Read more
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The Youngstown Vindicator
J.R. Smith agrees to new deal with CavsAssociated Press CLEVELAND J.R. Smith looked around and realized there was no
J.R. Smith agrees to new deal with Cavs
The Youngstown Vindicator / Posted 12 days ago
Associated Press CLEVELAND J.R. Smith looked around and realized there was no place like Cleveland. The free-wheeling and enigmatic shooter has agreed to re-sign with the Cavaliers, a person familiar with the decision told the Associated Press on... Read more
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New England Sports Network
J.R. Smith Returns To Cleveland Cavaliers After Signing New DealCLEVELAND — J.R. Smith looked around and realized there was no place like Cleve
J.R. Smith Returns To Cleveland Cavaliers After Signing New Deal
New England Sports Network / Posted 12 days ago
CLEVELAND — J.R. Smith looked around and realized there was no place like Cleveland. The free-wheeling and enigmatic shooter has agreed to re-sign with the Cleveland Cavaliers, a person familiar with the decision told the Associated Press on... Read more
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Fort Wayne News-Sentinel
J.R. Smith agrees to new contract with CavsCLEVELAND (AP) � J.R. Smith looked around and realized there was no place like
J.R. Smith agrees to new contract with Cavs
Fort Wayne News-Sentinel / Posted 12 days ago
CLEVELAND (AP) � J.R. Smith looked around and realized there was no place like Cleveland. The free-wheeling and enigmatic shooter has agreed to re-sign with the Cavaliers, a person familiar with the decision told the Associated Press on Thursday... Read more
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Sportsnet.ca
J.R. Smith announces he's returning to CavsCLEVELAND — J.R. Smith looked around and realized there was no place like Cleve
J.R. Smith announces he's returning to Cavs
Sportsnet.ca / Posted 12 days ago
CLEVELAND — J.R. Smith looked around and realized there was no place like Cleveland. The free-wheeling and enigmatic shooter has agreed to re-sign with the Cavaliers, a person familiar with the decision told the Associated Press on Thursday night.... Read more
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KTVN Reno
J.R. Smith agrees to new contract with CavsCLEVELAND (AP) - J.R. Smith looked around and realized there was no place like
J.R. Smith agrees to new contract with Cavs
KTVN Reno / Posted 12 days ago
CLEVELAND (AP) - J.R. Smith looked around and realized there was no place like Cleveland. The free-wheeling and enigmatic shooter has agreed to re-sign with the Cavaliers, a person familiar with the decision told the Associated Press on Thursday... Read more
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Salon.com
J.R. Smith agrees to new contract with CavsCLEVELAND (AP) — A person familiar with the decision says free-agent forward J.
J.R. Smith agrees to new contract with Cavs
Salon.com / Posted 12 days ago
CLEVELAND (AP) — A person familiar with the decision says free-agent forward J.R. Smith has agreed to re-sign with the Cavaliers. Smith declined his $6.8 million player option following the season. He looked at other teams before deciding to return... Read more
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ABC 7 Gulfshore News
J.R. Smith agrees to new contract with CavsCLEVELAND (AP) - J.R. Smith looked around and realized there was no place like
J.R. Smith agrees to new contract with Cavs
ABC 7 Gulfshore News / Posted 12 days ago
CLEVELAND (AP) - J.R. Smith looked around and realized there was no place like Cleveland. The free-wheeling and enigmatic shooter has agreed to re-sign with the Cavaliers, a person familiar with the decision told the Associated Press on Thursday... Read more
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CBS Sports
J.R. Smith announces on Instagram that he's re-signing with CavaliersOf course J.R. Smith made the announcement on Instagram. On Thursday, the guard
J.R. Smith announces on Instagram that he's re-signing with Cavaliers
CBS Sports / Posted 12 days ago
Of course J.R. Smith made the announcement on Instagram. On Thursday, the guard told the world that he was re-signing with the Cleveland Cavaliers. There's no word on the terms yet, but the Cavaliers reportedly offered him less than what his player... Read more
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Bleacher Report
J.R. Announces He's Returning to CavsJ.R. Smith established himself as one of the most important role players for th
J.R. Announces He's Returning to Cavs
Bleacher Report / Posted 12 days ago
J.R. Smith established himself as one of the most important role players for the Cleveland Cavaliers last season, so even when he opted out of his contract this summer, it always seemed likely he would return to the team. On Thursday he did just... Read more
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NBC Sports: ProBasketballTalk
J.R. Smith announces he’s re-signing with the CavaliersJ.R. Smith‘s return to the Cavaliers was always a matter of when, not if. He op
J.R. Smith announces he’s re-signing with the Cavaliers
NBC Sports: ProBasketballTalk / Posted 12 days ago
J.R. Smith‘s return to the Cavaliers was always a matter of when, not if. He opted out of the final year and $6.5 million of his contract, hoping to secure a long-term deal after a solid season in Cleveland. But he found no market this summer after a... Read more
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NBA.com
Crawford keeps the soul of basketball moving in SeattleFor a few gorgeous summer months on weekends, the doors swing open at Seattle P
Crawford keeps the soul of basketball moving in Seattle
NBA.com / Posted 12 days ago
For a few gorgeous summer months on weekends, the doors swing open at Seattle Pacific University and inside the main gym, just beyond the lobby where Detlef Schrempf T-shirts are selling, a sprinkling of NBA players will saunter through. For the NBA,... Read more
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NBA.com
Summer Dreaming: Who wins the Kia MVP next season?While we're still several pages on the calendar away from the 2015-16 season op
Summer Dreaming: Who wins the Kia MVP next season?
NBA.com / Posted 12 days ago
While we're still several pages on the calendar away from the 2015-16 season openers, we're shaking the sand out of our beach shoes and taking off from the free throw line to soar all the way to April for the top five contenders on my MVP... Read more
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CBS Sports
Questioning our first Fantasy hoops rankingsIn going through my rankings for the 2015-16 Fantasy hoops season, some notes j
Questioning our first Fantasy hoops rankings
CBS Sports / Posted 13 days ago
In going through my rankings for the 2015-16 Fantasy hoops season, some notes jumped out at me. Even though I put the rankings together, I was surprised by some of the conclusions from the rankings. For instance, Giannis Antetokounmpo's No. 43... Read more
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The Standard
New energy drink tempts HK and MacauL.I.F.E. is owned by Mike Miller who along with his team created MWFC Global Ve
New energy drink tempts HK and Macau
The Standard / Posted 14 days ago
L.I.F.E. is owned by Mike Miller who along with his team created MWFC Global Ventures Hong Kong as the rights owner in Asia. Concocted as a punchy pick me up and a mental and physical energizer, L.I.F.E. is sold in 270ml cans and priced at HK$17.90.... Read more
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Bleacher Report
Cleveland Remains Likely for J.R. SmithShooting guard J.R. Smith remains the most prominent unrestricted free agent on
Cleveland Remains Likely for J.R. Smith
Bleacher Report / Posted 15 days ago
Shooting guard J.R. Smith remains the most prominent unrestricted free agent on the market this NBA offseason after turning down his player option with the Cleveland Cavaliers this offseason. Continue for updates. Cleveland Remains Most Likely... Read more
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Sportsnet.ca
Star Gazing: Projecting Team USA's 2016 RosterAfter last week’s star-studded mini-camp in Las Vegas, the USA basketball offic
Star Gazing: Projecting Team USA's 2016 Roster
Sportsnet.ca / Posted 15 days ago
After last week’s star-studded mini-camp in Las Vegas, the USA basketball officials are tasked with trimming their 34 camp invitees down to 12 players for the 2016 Olympics. The talent pool is so deep that if they named a B squad of the next best 12... Read more
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SportingNews
John Wall doesn't think he'll make Team USA in Rio OlympicsThe Wizards star point guard said as much himself , listing Chris Paul, Steph
John Wall doesn't think he'll make Team USA in Rio Olympics
SportingNews / Posted 16 days ago
The Wizards star point guard said as much himself , listing Chris Paul, Stephen Curry, Russell Westbrook and Kyrie Irving as his biggest hurdles to making the team. "I'm just being honest," Wall said. "Chris Paul has already won one (Olympic gold... Read more
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CBS Sports
John Wall on Team USA: 'I probably won't make' 12-man rosterAccording to USA Basketball's Jerry Colangelo, if you wanted to be eligible for
John Wall on Team USA: 'I probably won't make' 12-man roster
CBS Sports / Posted 16 days ago
According to USA Basketball's Jerry Colangelo, if you wanted to be eligible for the 2016 Olympic team, you had to show up to last week's Team USA minicamp in Las Vegas. Wanting to make the team and confident that he should be part of the 12-man unit... Read more
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Chicago Tribune
Sports endangered species series: Short NBA players"Coach is only going to take 15 players. What if he thinks I'm too small?" — Ch
Sports endangered species series: Short NBA players
Chicago Tribune / Posted 18 days ago
"Coach is only going to take 15 players. What if he thinks I'm too small?" — Chris Paul, age 8 "Just do the best you can with the gifts you have." — Chris Paul's mom The story comes from the pages of the children's book "Long Shot: Never Too Small... Read more
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Daily Herald
US men's basketball looks ready for Rio after minicampLAS VEGAS -- While many countries are still trying to qualify for the Olympics,
US men's basketball looks ready for Rio after minicamp
Daily Herald / Posted 18 days ago
LAS VEGAS -- While many countries are still trying to qualify for the Olympics, the U.S. is already lining up guys to play. Not just next summer, but potentially five summers down the line. Firmly perched atop the basketball world but forever... Read more
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Denver Post
US men's basketball looks ready for Rio after minicampLAS VEGAS (AP) — While many countries are still trying to qualify for the Olymp
US men's basketball looks ready for Rio after minicamp
Denver Post / Posted 18 days ago
LAS VEGAS (AP) — While many countries are still trying to qualify for the Olympics, the U.S. is already lining up guys to play. Not just next summer, but potentially five summers down the line. Firmly perched atop the basketball world but forever... Read more
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