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Mo Money Mo Problems: The NBA’s 2017 All-About-To-Be-Overpaid Team

Yahoo.com: Ball Don't Lie (Ben Rohrbach) — Nikola Mirotic and Kelly Olynyk battle it out for their next big contract. (AP) NBA general managers are smarter than ever, and they still couldn’t help themselves when gifted a ballooning salary cap last summer, spending like Montgomery Brewster  (timely references, here). The Los Angeles Lakers saddled themselves with Timofey Mozgov and Luol Deng, the Portland Trail Blazers threw $70...
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Knicks welcome top draft pick to Summer League by misspelling name on jersey

Yahoo.com: Ball Don't Lie (Dan Devine) — That is not how you spell Frank Ntilikina’s name, Knicks. (Photo via Knicks.com) In one of his last acts as the New York Knicks’ president of basketball operations, Phil Jackson used the No. 8 overall pick in last Thursday’s 2017 NBA draft to select Frank Ntilikina. It did not escape the notice of many NBA observers that the Knicks let Phil take a 6-foot-5 French prospect tabbed as the most...
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Cavs owner Dan Gilbert was at the Cubs' visit with President Trump, which is weird

Yahoo.com: Ball Don't Lie (Dan Devine) — President Donald Trump points out Cavs owner Dan Gilbert. (Screencap via @Josh_Frydman) When the Chicago Cubs made their second visit to the White House after winning the 2016 World Series — an “informal get together” with President Donald Trump on Wednesday afternoon — they were joined, as everyone anticipated, by Cleveland Cavaliers owner Dan Gilbert. [ Fantasy Football is open! Sign...
  • 143 days ago
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A plea to Jim Dolan and Jeff Hornacek: Make the Knicks fun again

Yahoo.com: Ball Don't Lie (Dan Devine) — Less than 3 1/2 years into his five-year journey to bring the New York Knicks back to prominence, Phil Jackson is leaving Manhattan . His tenure as the Knicks’ president of basketball operations was marked by losing — great, heaping gobs of losing, as the team went 80-166 in his three full seasons in charge. It was marked by zealous adherence to the primacy and precepts of his preferred...
  • 143 days ago
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The definitive list of Phil Jackson's six worst moves on the New York Knicks

Yahoo.com: Ball Don't Lie (Ben Rohrbach) — Phil Jackson plans his next move. (AP) Phil Jackson is a coaching legend. His 11 championship rings are the most by a coach in NBA history, earning him a spot in the Basketball Hall of Fame. As an executive, though? Not so much. Looking back at his every move as New York Knicks president, it’s almost as if he was trying to get fired, and it’s a wonder the organization picked up the...
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Spike Lee is very happy the Knicks fired Phil Jackson

Yahoo.com: Ball Don't Lie (Tyler Greenawalt) — Phil Jackson and Spike Lee aren’t laughing together anymore. (Getty Images) Phil Jackson is officially out as the New York Knicks’ president of basketball , and no one is happier than Knicks mega-fan Spike Lee. The producer, director and actor posted a photo on Instagram hours after the news of Jackson’s firing came in, and the message Spike sent wasn’t subtle. HALLELUJAH. A...
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Mike D'Antoni wins Coach of the Year at 2017 NBA Awards Show

Yahoo.com: Ball Don't Lie (Eric Freeman) — Mike D’Antoni shows off his 2017 Coach of the Year trophy. (AP) Houston Rockets head coach Mike D’Antoni has been named the 2016-17 Coach of the Year, as revealed at the first-ever NBA Awards Show on Monday. After two disastrous stints with the New York Knicks and Los Angeles Lakers, D’Antoni rebuilt much of the reputation he had earned during his time guiding the Seven Seconds or Less...
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Draymond Green, Joel Embiid headline NBA's All-Defensive, All-Rookie team announcements

Yahoo.com: Ball Don't Lie (Ben Rohrbach) — Draymond Green might have just let Rudy Gobert know he got more First Team All-Defensive votes. (AP) More than two months removed from the conclusion of the regular season and two weeks after the Finals ended, the NBA Awards show is finally set to air on Monday night, and the league announced the 2016-17 All-Defensive and All-Rookie teams as a lead-in to a broadcast that seems well past...
  • 145 days ago
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The Cleveland Cavaliers want it all, and that still might not be enough

Yahoo.com: Ball Don't Lie (Ben Rohrbach) — The Cavaliers are trying to find ways to get Paul George, Carmelo Anthony and Dwyane Wade to Cleveland. (AP) The Cleveland Cavaliers are getting desperate. The Cavs showed general manager David Griffin the door, either angering  LeBron James or presenting the perfect excuse for the franchise’s superstar to leave in free agency again next summer. Or both. [Follow Ball Don’t Lie on...
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Isaiah Thomas gets buck naked for the cover of ESPN the Magazine's Body Issue

Yahoo.com: Ball Don't Lie (Dan Devine) — Isaiah Thomas hears the haters and can’t help but laugh. (AP) Isaiah Thomas made the bold choice to bare it all for ESPN the Magazine’s annual Body Issue, and the magazine announced Friday that the Boston Celtics All-Star point guard will appear on the cover of this year’s model. [ Fantasy Football is open! Sign up now ] If your workplace is one that might not look too fondly on the...
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'Don't Trade Porzingis' billboard outside MSG delivers loud, clear message to Knicks

Yahoo.com: Ball Don't Lie (Dan Devine) — In the hours leading up to the 2017 NBA draft, the main question on the mind of New York Knicks fans wasn’t which prospect the team would select with the eighth overall pick. Nor was it whether Knicks owner James Dolan would find time to treat concert-goers at City Winery to any Johnny Cash covers later that evening. (Spoiler alert: he did !) No, the one thing every Knicks fan wanted to...
  • 148 days ago
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As boos rain down on the Knicks, owner James Dolan comes out for an encore

Yahoo.com: Ball Don't Lie (Ben Rohrbach) — Knicks owner James Dolan can’t hear you. (AP) Knicks president Phil Jackson spent his draft night setting a torch to what little he’d built in New York. After spending an entire season berating Carmelo Anthony — the 10-time All-Star whom he gave a no-trade clause — for holding the ball too much , lacking the will to win and just plain being better off somewhere else , Jackson spent...
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NBA Draft: Nigel Hayes will try to make Knicks in 'dirty' New York

Yahoo.com: Ball Don't Lie (Kevin Kaduk) — It was only three months ago that Nigel Hayes and his University of Wisconsin basketball team traveled to New York for an appearance in the NCAA Tournament’s Sweet 16. [ Fantasy Football is open! Sign up now ] While preparing to play Florida at the Garden, the outspoken Hayes made the wrong kind of tabloid headlines by saying he didn’t much care for the Big Apple or the general...
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Joel Embiid and Ben Simmons sound really excited to meet Lonzo and LaVar Ball

Yahoo.com: Ball Don't Lie (Henry Bushnell) — LaVar Ball was featured multiple times on ESPN’s broadcast of the NBA draft. (Getty) On Thursday night, Lonzo Ball officially became an NBA player, which means LaVar Ball officially became an NBA dad. That, of course, means both are now fair game for the NBA’s most savage tweeter: Philadelphia 76ers center Joel Embiid. Moments after the Los Angeles Lakers selected Lonzo with the No. 2...
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2017 NBA Draft winners and losers: Wolves trade for Jimmy Butler while Malik Monk falls to Hornets

Yahoo.com: Ball Don't Lie (Henry Bushnell) — Jimmy Butler will reunite with former — and now current — coach Tom Thibodeau in Minnesota. (Getty) The top two picks in the NBA Draft went as expected. The Philadelphia 76ers won the draft on Monday when they traded for the No. 1 pick to take Markelle Fultz . The Lakers followed suit by selecting Lonzo Ball at No. 2 , as expected. The 2017 draft, therefore, began at No. 3. But as the...
  • 149 days ago
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