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Klay Thompson of the Golden State Warriors warms up before Game 2 of the NBA Finals.
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June 05, 2019 - 11:30 am
The Golden State Warriors will be without Kevin Durant in Game 3 of the NBA Finals on Wednesday, and they could be without Klay Thompson, too . If the Warriors are indeed without both superstars, can they beat the Toronto Raptors? "Oh, man, that's a lot," NBA champion Antonio Daniels said on "...
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Kawhi Leonard of the Toronto Raptors dribbles up the floor during the 2019 Eastern Conference finals.
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May 29, 2019 - 3:57 pm
By John Healy For the fifth consecutive year, the Golden State Warriors are in the NBA Finals, but this time -- after four straight showdowns with the Cleveland Cavaliers -- they will have a new opponent. The Toronto Raptors, led by All-Star forward Kawhi Leonard, will be making the first NBA...
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Klay Thompson of the Golden State Warriors shoots over the defense during the 2019 Western Conference finals.
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May 29, 2019 - 3:57 pm
By Eli Hershkovich After 2,460 regular season games and 77 playoff contests, we’ve reached the pinnacle of the NBA season. The Golden State Warriors are set for their fifth consecutive NBA Finals appearance. The Toronto Raptors have reached this stage for the first time in the franchise’s 24-year...
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Texas Tech's Jarrett Culver guarding Virginia's Deandre Hunter in the NCAA championship game
Streeter Lecka
May 24, 2019 - 9:35 am
The NBA Draft is on June 20 and everyone in the world knows that Zion Williamson is going first overall to the New Orleans Pelicans. In fact, most NBA fans have a pretty good idea how the first three picks will shake out, with the Memphis Grizzlies making it no secret that they would select Murray...
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Kevin Durant #35 of the Golden State Warriors reacts during their game against the Houston Rockets in Game Five of the Western Conference Semifinals of the 2019 NBA Playoffs at ORACLE Arena on May 08, 2019 in Oakland, California.
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May 22, 2019 - 2:32 pm
With the Warriors sitting back, waiting to find out who they'll face in the NBA Finals, Kevin Durant's manager Rich Kleiman has spoken out about the future plans of the league's most-talked about free-agent-to-be. Asked at a Wall Street Journal event if Durant has already made his decision, Kleiman...
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May 17, 2019 - 3:39 pm
Zack Duarte - Now that the 2019 NBA Draft Lottery has come and gone the dialogue has shifted towards the narrative that tanking is dead. I’m here to tell you that that couldn’t be further from the truth. In the pre-2019 lottery structure, the top seed had a 25 percent chance of winning the lottery...
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May 17, 2019 - 12:29 pm
( 94WIP ) The Philadelphia 76ers' season is over, which means it is time for the front office to make tough decisions that will shape the direction of the franchise for the forseeable future. One of those decisions is what to do with free-agent guard Jimmy Butler. An Instagram post late Thursday...
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NBA deputy commissioner Mark Tatum reveals the No. 1 pick for the New Orleans Pelicans during the 2019 NBA Draft Lottery.
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May 15, 2019 - 10:01 am
The New Orleans Pelicans claimed the No. 1 pick in next month's NBA Draft -- also known as first dibs on Duke phenom Zion Williamson -- in a topsy-turvy draft lottery Tuesday night that broke hearts in New York and changed the power dynamics of the league. It was a stroke of incredible fortune for...
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