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NBA RUMORS AND NEWS

The Los Angeles Lakers have dealt with more distractions than any other team in the NBA this season. Nobody is denying that. Practically everyone on the roster has been hurt at some point or another. Anthony Davis rumors decimated the locker room at the trade deadline. Merely having LeBron James on the roster invites distraction. But James’ last eight […]

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Photo: ESPN.com NATIONAL BASKETBALL ASSOCIATION Oklahoma City Thunder overcame a 26-point deficit to beat the Houston Rockets 117-112. James Harden extended his own historic run, dropping 42 points against the Thunder, eclipsing 30 points for the 29th straight game — two shy of Chamberlain for the second-longest streak in NBA history, but far behind Chamberlain’s record run […]

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NBA OFF SEASON NEWS

This summer, we saw LeBron James leave for the Lakers, Kawhi Leonard and DeMar DeRozan trade places, and DeMarcus Cousins join the champion Warriors. Next summer? We could see even more NBA stars on the move. Kevin Durant, Kyrie Irving, Klay Thompson, Jimmy Butler and Leonard headline a star-studded 2019 free-agent class that can hit the market when more teams will have cap space. Where could they land next […]

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NATIONAL BASKETBALL LEAGUES NEWS PARKER NEW HORNET, MELO TO SIGN WITH ROCKETS

Tony Parker has signed with the Charlotte Hornets, reports Shams Charania of Yahoo Sports (via Twitter). Parker will sign a two-year, $10MM contract with the Hornets, according to ESPN’s Adrian Wojnarowski (via Twitter). A tweet from Charlotte forward Nicolas Batum first hinted that Parker – Batum’s teammate on the French national team – would join the franchise. “We are thrilled to […]

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NEWS AROUND THE NATIONAL BASKETBALL LEAGUE

The Los Angeles Lakers were unquestionably the winners of free agency. How could they not be after signing LeBron James, the best player on the planet? But the margin of their victory in this subjective game has been lessened by some of their follow-up moves, which included signing JaVale McGee, Lance Stephenson and Rajon Rondo. Neither of those three are bad players, necessarily — […]

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NATIONAL BASKETBALL LEAGUE NEWS & NOTES

This is Boston’s dance, and the rest of the conference is just spectating. A league source close to the situation told the Sun-Times on Tuesday that Kyrie Irving and former Bulls All-Star Jimmy Butler are still trying to figure out a way to play together. Whether that means the Celtics try and acquire Butler this […]