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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...
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Mock Draft: Ranking potential NBA lottery picks by the weirdest facts about them

Yahoo.com: Ball Don't Lie (Ben Rohrbach) — Justin Jackson , North Carolina junior small forward “If he could go back in time, he’d want to witness the birth of Jesus Christ ,” which is wild, because witnessing childbirth at the exact moment B.C. turned to A.D. would not be on my list of top wishes. And” if he could live in any city in the world, it would be: Cincinnati, Ohio ,” which, again, wild stuff, especially for a Texas guy,...
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Phil Jackson reportedly fell asleep while working out a potential lottery pick

Yahoo.com: Ball Don't Lie (Ben Rohrbach) — Phil Jackson was just resting his eyelids. (AP) In today’s edition of “Things that will enrage Knicks fans who want Phil Jackson fired,” New York’s president of basketball operations reportedly fell asleep during as the team worked out a lottery pick. [Follow Ball Don’t Lie on social media: Twitter | Instagram | Facebook | Tumblr ] This, via former Duke point guard turned ESPN...
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Knicks owner James Dolan will spend NBA draft night playing a blues gig

Yahoo.com: Ball Don't Lie (Dan Devine) — James L. Dolan of JD & The Straight Shot performs during the AOL Build Speaker Series on Jan. 19, 2016 in New York City. (Roy Rochlin/FilmMagic) The 2017 NBA draft will take place at Barclays Center in Brooklyn, N.Y., on Thursday night. In the hours before the first pick’s announced, though, a great many NBA-observing eyes figure to be trained on Madison Square Garden, where the New York...
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Ice Cube might've just broken news about Chauncey Billups joining the Cavaliers

Yahoo.com: Ball Don't Lie (Ben Rohrbach) — Ice Cube, professional journalist. (AP) The week leading up to the draft has been bananas in the NBA, so Ice Cube potentially breaking one of the biggest stories of the offseason seems like an appropriate way to wrap up the past seven days. Following David Griffin’s abrupt departure from his post as general manager of the Cavaliers on Monday, former Detroit Pistons point guard Chauncey...
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Phil Jackson confirms Kristaps Porzingis trade talks, should stop talking

Yahoo.com: Ball Don't Lie (Eric Freeman) — Phil Jackson says he’s listening to offers for Kristaps Porzingis. (AP) New York Knicks fans entered their latest period of sustained anxiety this Tuesday when The Vertical’s Adrian Wojnarowski reported that team president Phil Jackson was seriously considering trading budding star big man Kristaps Porizingis. According to Woj, the possibility had “inspired a frenzy of suitors,” and with...
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The Clippers might have hired Jerry West to help them land LeBron James

Yahoo.com: Ball Don't Lie (Dan Devine) — LeBron James and Jerry West enjoy one another’s company as they celebrate being part of gold-medal-winning U.S. Olympic teams in February of 2010. (Getty Images) Jerry West has called his decision to leave the Golden State Warriors organization that he helped build into a burgeoning dynasty in favor of taking a similar consulting role with the Los Angeles Clippers the “last adventure of...
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On Kristaps Porzingis, the Knicks, rumors, hope and 'unnecessary' crap

Yahoo.com: Ball Don't Lie (Dan Devine) — Kristaps Porzingis tries to make sense of it all. (AP) Because no moment of NBA chaos would be complete without a submission from the New York Knicks, Adrian Wojnarowski of The Vertical reported during a very busy Tuesday that Knicks president Phil Jackson “is weighing the possibility of trading” third-year big man Kristaps Porzingis. This, understandably, inspired both “a frenzy of...
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The Lakers don't have to trade for Paul George now, but they should

Yahoo.com: Ball Don't Lie (Dan Devine) — Paul George gets the lay of the land. (AP) At 3:19 p.m. ET on Sunday, Adrian Wojnarowski of The Vertical wrote the following tweet: Sources: All-Star Paul George tells Pacers he plans to leave franchise in 2018 free agency, prefers Lakers. https://t.co/anP4bvbwir — Adrian Wojnarowski (@WojVerticalNBA) June 18, 2017 Twenty-three minutes later, Los Angeles Lakers president of...
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Derrick Rose wants to come back to the Knicks, according to Derrick Rose's agent

Yahoo.com: Ball Don't Lie (Dan Devine) — Derrick Rose’s career is in transition. (AP) In just a couple of weeks, Derrick Rose will enter unrestricted free agency. After being drafted by the Chicago Bulls in 2008, re-upping on a max extension of his rookie deal in 2011, and being traded to the New York Knicks before the start of the 2016-17 season, the former NBA Most Valuable Player is about to get the right to determine where...
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J.R. Smith 'likes' a picture of Carmelo Anthony in a Cavaliers uniform

Yahoo.com: Ball Don't Lie (Ben Rohrbach) — Carmelo Anthony and J.R. Smith go way back. (AP) It’s now the offseason, which means folks start heavily stalking monitoring the social media habits of NBA players, and not 48 hours removed from the Finals, J.R. Smith set off the first five-alarm “like.” [Follow Ball Don’t Lie on social media: Twitter | Instagram | Facebook | Tumblr ] The fearless Cleveland Cavaliers guard,...
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LeBron James said 'I don’t believe I’ve played for a super-team,' which is funny

Yahoo.com: Ball Don't Lie (Kelly Dwyer) — LeBron James addresses the media after Game 5. (Getty Images) So, a day later, have we figured out just what the hell LeBron James meant when he said he’d never been part of a super-team? [ Yahoo Store: Get your Golden State Warriors championship gear right here! ] You heard that, right? The crankiest takeaway from James’ fantastic post-Finals podium appearance on Monday night ,...
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G.O.A.T. Grade: Definitive proof the 2017 Warriors are the Greatest Team of All Time

Yahoo.com: Ball Don't Lie (Ben Rohrbach) — We are all witnesses, even Ed Malloy. (AP) Everyone from Magic Johnson to Rasheed Wallace wants us to believe their championship roster would “ sweep ” or “ run through ” the 2017 Warriors, because no self-respecting former player wants to concede Golden State’s sublime playoff run cements this team as the G.O.A.T. By any measure, the modern-day Warriors — the franchise that added Kevin...
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Former Knick lottery pick Michael Sweetney attempted suicide during his rookie year

Yahoo.com: Ball Don't Lie (Kelly Dwyer) — Michael Sweetney and teammate Stephon Marbury. (Getty Images) Former New York lottery pick Michael Sweetney suffered from a depression so deep that the former Knicks prospect attempted suicide during his rookie year with the team. Sweetney, who lost his father just weeks after the standout Georgetown product was selected No. 9 in the 2003 draft, was dealt from New York two years later, and...
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Derek Fisher reportedly flips SUV on the 101, arrested for driving under the influence

Yahoo.com: Ball Don't Lie (Kelly Dwyer) — Former Laker champion and ex-New York Knicks head coach Derek Fisher was reportedly involved in a frightening car accident early Sunday morning, as reports indicate he flipped his SUV while driving on the 101 Freeway in California. [ Fantasy Football is open! Sign up now ] The 42-year old Fisher and his passenger, reality TV star and girlfriend Gloria Govan, escaped from the accident...
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