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June 17, 2019 - 4:37 pm
Well, for the Celtics fans who wanted nothing to do with the idea of Anthony Davis in Boston, you got your wish on Saturday. Davis is now a member of the Los Angeles Lakers, according to Adrian Wojnarowski .
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June 17, 2019 - 4:36 pm
The reported trade of six-time All-Star forward Anthony Davis to the Los Angeles Lakers immediately alters the NBA ’s Western Conference landscape. After six playoff-less seasons, the Lakers appear ready to contend now that Davis will be joining superstar LeBron James in Tinseltown.
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Kyrie Irving
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June 17, 2019 - 4:36 pm
When Kevin Durant tore his Achilles in Game 5 of the NBA Finals, it appeared the Nets remained the favorite to sign Kyrie Irving. It seemed like the Celtics had a slightly better chance at re-signing him, though it was still unlikely. Now it almost feels unfathomable with the Lakers making the move...
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Jun 13, 2019; Oakland, CA, USA; Toronto Raptors forward Kawhi Leonard (2) lifts up the Larry O'Brien Championship Trophy after defeating Golden State Warriors for the NBA Championship in game six of the 2019 NBA Finals
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Zack Duarte
June 14, 2019 - 2:03 pm
The landscape of the NBA looks vastly different than it did two weeks ago.
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June 10, 2019 - 4:40 pm
Kevin Durant is a game-time decision for Game 5, head coach Steve Kerr said after shootaround on Monday morning. But the superstar is very much expected to take part in the must-win tilt, per ESPN's Adrian Wojnarowski and NBC Sports Bay Area's Monte Poole. Poole reports Durant will be "full go"...
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Jun 7, 2019; Oakland, CA, USA; Toronto Raptors center Serge Ibaka (9) reacts after a play during the fourth quarter against the Golden State Warriors in game four of the 2019 NBA Finals at Oracle Arena.
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Tobin & Leroy
June 10, 2019 - 2:25 pm
The Game 5 spread shifted from Golden State -4.5 to -5 on Friday.
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Kawhi Leonard of the Toronto Raptors is defended by Draymond Green of the Golden State Warriors during Game 3 of the 2019 NBA Finals.
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June 07, 2019 - 1:27 pm
Golden State Warriors wing Klay Thompson (hamstring) was ruled out just over two hours before Game 3 of the NBA Finals on Wednesday night, and the line movement reflected heavy interest on the Raptors as a result. The Warriors were seen as high as a six-point favorite on Monday, but the spread...
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June 07, 2019 - 10:14 am
The NBA and the Golden State Warriors have banned Mark Stevens, a part-owner of the team, for one year and fined him $500,000 in the wake of the NBA Finals Game 3 incident in which the billionaire investor shoved Kyle Lowry after the Toronto Raptors guard crashed into the courtside seats. Here's...
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Andre Iguodala celebrates a basket late in the Golden State Warriors' win over the Toronto Raptors in Game 2 of the 2019 NBA Finals.
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June 05, 2019 - 11:38 am
The Golden State Warriors held off the Toronto Raptors in the waning seconds of Game 2 of the NBA Finals on Sunday night thanks to Andre Iguodala’s game-clinching 3-pointer. The 15-year veteran finished with eight points, eight rebounds and six assists. Igoudala also provided sound on-ball defense...
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Toronto Raptors forward Kawhi Leonard stretches to keep the ball from Golden State Warriors center Andrew Bogut as he drives to the net during Game 2 of the NBA Finals.
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June 05, 2019 - 11:37 am
SAN FRANCISCO (AP) — Toronto Raptors star Kawhi Leonard filed a federal lawsuit against Nike on Monday, saying the footwear and apparel giant is blocking him from using a logo that he believes he owns. The suit was filed on a travel day for the NBA Finals; Leonard and the Raptors flew to Oakland,...
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