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The Spurs Name Brian Wright As New GM After Promoting R.C. Buford To CEO

Getty Image For the second straight day, the San Antonio Spurs have made a major announcement regarding their organizational structure. On Monday, it was announced that Spurs legend Tim Duncan and Will Hardy will join Gregg Popovich’s coaching staff as assistants, alongside Becky Hammon. On Tuesday, they announced a restructuring of their front office, as […]

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Magic Johnson Talking About His Meeting With Kawhi Leonard May Have Cost The Lakers

Getty Image The focus of the NBA world in 2019-20 will be on Los Angeles, as the Lakers and Clippers boast the two best star tandems in the league — which is a high bar to clear after a summer of stars pairing up. LeBron James being joined by Anthony Davis made the Lakers early […]

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Tim Duncan Will Be Gregg Popovich’s Newest Assistant Coach With The Spurs

Getty Image The Spurs managed to extend their incredible playoff streak to 22 consecutive appearances last season despite having to trade Kawhi Leonard in the offseason and losing starting point guard Dejounte Murray to injury. It’s a testament to the organization’s stability, led by head coach Gregg Popovich, but also the way players in the […]

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The Wizards New GM Says Dealing Dwight Howard Was ‘The Quickest Trade I’ve Ever Done’

Getty Image The Washington Wizards have an almost all-new front office entering the 2019-20 season. The team announced a number of hires on Monday, including ex-Browns GM Sashi Brown and former Georgetown coach John Thomspon III joining the front office, and the one holdover is former assistant GM turned interim GM now turned full-time GM […]

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The Wizards Will Offer Bradley Beal The Full Max Extension ‘Literally As Soon As Possible’

Getty Image The Washington Wizards may be retooling their roster, but they’ve also made it clear that Bradley Beal is sticking around for the long haul if they have their way. Monday brought a slew of Wizards news, including a new front office structure that includes a former Cleveland Browns general manager. The goal of […]

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Anthony Davis Would ‘Consider’ Playing In Chicago If He Got The Chance

Pelicans/Instagram Pelicans/Instagram Anthony Davis finally got his wish this summer when he was traded from the Pelicans to join up with LeBron James and the Lakers. Davis now gets to play in a big market, next to its biggest star, with a chance to compete for championships. It’s a pretty sweet gig for him. Of […]

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Kyrie Irving Determined Where ‘SpongeBob SquarePants’ Characters Would Line Up For A Game Of Basketball

Getty Image   Kyrie Irving has had a pretty big summer. On the court, Irving decided to start a new chapter in his career, teaming up with his pal Kevin Durant on the Brooklyn Nets. Off of it, Irving has a new collection of his latest sneakers, Nike’s Kyrie 5, dropping that pays tribute to […]

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A Focus On Winning Next Season Is Taking Some Stars Away From USA Basketball

Getty Image Every few years, basketball fans are given a treat during the offseason, as NBA players take the floor for international basketball. It usually follows a pretty similar script: The United States are the overwhelming favorites to win whatever tournament they are in, they mow through most of the competition, and maybe survive a […]

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James Harden Calls Reports He Didn’t Get Along With Chris Paul ‘False Talk’

Getty Image The Chris Paul era in Houston came to an end when the future Hall of Fame inductee was traded to the Oklahoma City Thunder, along with a whole lot of draft capital, for Russell Westbrook. While there was plenty of on-court success during his two years in the Lone Star State, things reportedly […]

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The NBA 2K20 Soundtrack Features Drake, Billie Eilish, Meek Mill And More

Getty Image NBA 2K and UnitedMasters officially unveiled the new NBA 2K20 soundtrack, the top-rated video game’s most extensive soundtrack yet. Artists such as Drake, Meek Mill, Billie Eilish, Post Malone, and the late Nipsey Hussle made the list. The soundtrack released Saturday isn’t the final version, however. For the first time ever, NBA 2K20 […]

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Report: Kyle Korver Chose To Sign With The Bucks Over The Sixers

Getty Image With every team looking to add a lights out shooter to their roster, Kyle Korver stood to be one of the more fascinating free agents this summer. A veteran marksman, Korver had the opportunity to give a contender some additional punch from the perimeter, and on Saturday, we learned that he finally made […]

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Report: The Celtics Felt The Sixers Were Guilty Of Tampering With Al Horford

Getty Image Going into the offseason, the Celtics knew that losing Kyrie Irving was a very real possibility, despite his very public proclamation last summer that he wanted to stay in Boston long-term. It was a contingency that they weren’t entirely unprepared for, as evidenced by how swiftly they reached an agreement with Kemba Walker […]

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The Knicks And Spurs Have Bad Blood Stemming From Kristaps Porzingis Trade Talks

Getty Image For how hectic the NBA’s offseason has been, there hasn’t really been any especially juicy beef between teams or players. Sure, the Lakers appear to be a bit upset with how Kawhi Leonard’s free agency went down, but I mean the really good stuff that leads to eyebrows being raised and rumors getting […]

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Report: The Lakers Believe Kawhi Leonard ‘Played’ Them In Free Agency

Getty Image   When they Lakers finally acquired Anthony Davis from the Pelicans, it seemed like all the puzzle pieces were falling into place. They’d cleared enough cap space to potentially add another near-max player, in no small measure thanks to Davis agreeing to forego his $4 million trade kicker. In their minds, the table […]

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The Most Interesting Player On Each Team In The Western Conference

Getty Image The NBA’s offseason has featured players moving around at an unprecedented rate. Whether it’s been stars going from one city to the next or fascinating role players bolstering the roster of a contender, this summer has completely re-shaped major elements of the NBA. The league has been known in recent years for its […]

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Tobias Harris Believes The Sixers Will Be ‘At The Top Of The East’ This Season

Getty Image The Philadelphia 76ers saw their season end in heartbreaking fashion with a Game 7 loss to the Raptors this spring, one that literally included an unlucky bounce of the ball on a game-winner from Kawhi Leonard. Inevitably, it brought up all the old questions about whether Joel Embiid could stay healthy and whether […]

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