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You know LeBron James. He has starred in commercials with entertainers like the late Bernie Mac since he was 18. He has been competing in the most-watched basketball event of the year — the NBA Finals — for the past eight years. He has yet to release an autobiography, but even with national coverage that
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11:38 AM ET Adrian WojnarowskiESPN In the aftermath of LeBron James‘ public comments on the possibility of New Orleans Pelicans star Anthony Davis joining James with the Los Angeles Lakers, the NBA sent a memo to teams that warned of consequences for orchestrated tampering campaigns of players under contract elsewhere. LeBron James says his recruiting
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8:47 AM ET Nick DePaulaESPN Basketball sneakers have surely evolved through league history, taking on more inventive designs, more innovative technologies and more daring silhouettes. Utah Jazz forward Thabo Sefolosha doesn’t seem to care. For the past handful of seasons, he has baffled teammates and sneakerheads alike by playing almost exclusively in the Nike Air
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LUKA DONCIC’S HELLO KITTY backpack has rarely been seen inside the American Airlines Center, the rules for Dallas Mavericks rookies notwithstanding. Last season, Dennis Smith Jr. dragged a variety of his own kid-themed backpacks around to every arena, a harmless rookie rite of passage the Mavs share with many NBA teams. But why the relaxed
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LEBRON JAMES SAID what many Los Angeles Lakers fans have been thinking for months now. When talking to ESPN’s Dave McMenamin on Tuesday, James said that the Lakers trading for Anthony Davis “would be amazing … that would be incredible.” Indeed it would. It wasn’t the most eloquent quote of James’ career but, like almost
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The NBA and FanDuel announced Tuesday that they are expanding their partnership to include sports betting through a multiyear deal centered on marketing and official league data. FanDuel, a daily fantasy provider that began offering traditional sports betting in 2018, will become an authorized gaming operator of the NBA, gain access to official league data
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10:50 AM ET Adrian WojnarowskiESPN The Indiana Pacers are hiring longtime WNBA executive Kelly Krauskopf as the first woman assistant general manager in NBA history, the team announced Monday. Krauskopf will work with the Pacers’ basketball operations staff, including president of basketball operations Kevin Pritchard, general manager Chad Buchanan and assistant GM Peter Dinwiddie. “As
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SAN ANTONIO — Both coaches tossed about the T-word for different reasons Saturday after the Chicago Bulls crushed a 21-point deficit to top the San Antonio Spurs 98-93 — souring a flawless 4-0 start to San Antonio’s six-game homestand. Bulls coach Jim Boylen called starting point guard Ryan Arcidiacono “a tough nut,” before characterizing starting
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