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The 2017 NBA Finals Reputations Index: Which legacies are on the line?

Yahoo.com: Ball Don't Lie (Yahoo Sports Staff) — We’re here. As the Cleveland Cavaliers and Golden State Warriors look to settle their Finals rubber match, t here are now only two possible outcomes for the 2016-17 NBA season. Yet, the ripple effect through those two rosters will have untold consequences for years to come depending on the result. LeBron James is chasing Michael Jordan, Kevin Durant is seeking affirmation, and that’s...
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Report: Clippers trying to lure Jerry West away from the rival Warriors

Yahoo.com: Ball Don't Lie (Kelly Dwyer) — Jerry West represents the Warriors at the NBA’s 2017 pre-draft camp. (Getty Images) The Clippers, mostly misrun since the franchise’s 1978 inception, are reportedly in a move to pry away a trusted adviser from a hated rival, someone who has mostly gotten it right for his entire career. Jerry West, a winner as a player and executive and current Golden State Warrior consultant, has a contract...
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LeBron James has the next step all planned out: 'I will own a team someday'

Yahoo.com: Ball Don't Lie (Kelly Dwyer) — LeBron James is set for a win-win, post-retirement. (Getty Images) LeBron James laid bare his expectations for his post-playing career, in an interview with Ken Berger at The Athletic . [ Fantasy Football is open! Sign up now ] Adding on to his 2016 insistence that his “dream is to actually own a team,” James offered a stronger commitment in speaking with Berger : “I  will  own...
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The San Antonio Spurs are gone until November

Yahoo.com: Ball Don't Lie (Kelly Dwyer) — Gregg Popovich gets on. (Getty Images) Steve Kerr couldn’t even be around for the 2017 Western Conference finals, such as they were. Spurs coach Gregg Popovich, expert assessor as ever stood, called his absence “ a crap situation .” He speaks for all of us. [ Fantasy Football is open! Sign up now ] The former Spurs deep reserve and Golden State Warriors coach has missed 10 games since...
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Ex-NBA All-Star Cliff Robinson is taking his marijuana crusade from Oregon to Connecticut

Yahoo.com: Ball Don't Lie (Ben Rohrbach) — Clifford Robinson is open about his marijuana use. (UncleCliffy.com) A self-described “ longtime consumer ” of marijuana, former NBA All-Star Clifford Robinson has long been an advocate for legalized weed in Oregon, even selling the substance under the name “ Uncle Spliffy ” (a take on his hoop nickname Uncle Cliffy) and now he’s taking that fight to Connecticut. [Follow Ball Don’t Lie...
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The NBPA won an arbitration ruling in defense of a player twice accused of rape

Yahoo.com: Ball Don't Lie (Ben Rohrbach) — Brandon Austin addresses the media after a 2016 workout with the 76ers. (NBA video screenshot) The National Basketball Players’ Association won an arbitration ruling against the NBA over the league’s intention to fine any team willing to sign a former top-50 prep recruit who has been at the center of two separate collegiate sexual assault allegations , according to ESPN.com’s Zach Lowe . ...
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The Celtics won the 2017 NBA draft lottery, and the No. 1 pick in the 2017 draft

Yahoo.com: Ball Don't Lie (Dan Devine) — Celtics general manager Danny Ainge smiles like a man who knows he’s got the Nets on call waiting. (AP) Just one night after earning a right in the Eastern Conference finals, the Boston Celtics won the 2017 NBA draft lottery on Tuesday night. For the first time in the common draft era , the Celtics hold the right to make the No. 1 overall pick in the NBA draft. [Follow Ball Don’t Lie...
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2017 NBA draft lottery primer: What you need to know

Yahoo.com: Ball Don't Lie (Dan Devine) — The 2017 NBA draft lottery takes place in New York City on Tuesday, cementing the order of selections for the first round of the June 22 NBA draft. (Until the NBA’s general managers get to wheeling and dealing with draft-night trades that completely change the face of the proceedings, anyway.) Here’s what you need to know to be fully prepared for this year’s edition of the NBA’s annual...
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Cavaliers set to fly with new 'beautiful' Goodyear logos on jerseys, starting in 2017-18

Yahoo.com: Ball Don't Lie (Kelly Dwyer) — LeBron James covers the spot that will one day advertise for tires. (Getty Images) Nobody can accuse the Cleveland Cavaliers of staying idle during their interminable wait between playoff rounds, as the team is the latest NBA squad to stand to make a profit off of walking, talking, fan billboards. [Follow Ball Don’t Lie on social media: Twitter | Instagram | Facebook | Tumblr ] ...
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Boston and Washington get to meet Game 7 again

Yahoo.com: Ball Don't Lie (Kelly Dwyer) — John Wall leaves the court after Game 6. (Getty Images) This Celtics/Wizards semifinal series won’t be immediately forgotten after Monday night’s Game 7, but we won’t linger for too long on what was. That’s a shame, for a pair of seasons from Boston and Washington that gave us just about everything we could ask for, with the two teams mixing iffy starts and strong finishes to a regular...
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Phil Jackson, despite repeated warnings, still wants to talk about moving Carmelo Anthony

Yahoo.com: Ball Don't Lie (Kelly Dwyer) — Phil Jackson, this spring. (Getty Images) Phil Jackson hasn’t modified his approach, much. Most men in his position tend not to. Even after National Basketball Players Association executive director Michele Roberts chided Jackson earlier in the month for, as she and others put it, his attempt to “shame” Carmelo Anthony into accepting a trade away from the New York Knicks, Jackson...
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Mike D'Antoni, after Carmelo Anthony muddied his Knicks gig: 'I just went in and quit'

Yahoo.com: Ball Don't Lie (Kelly Dwyer) — Mike D’Antoni and Carmelo Anthony in 2011. (Getty Images) Mike D’Antoni didn’t really have to confirm that he quit the New York Knicks in 2012. We anticipated as much back then, when D’Antoni and New York announced a mutual parting of the ways partway through a tumultuous and thrilling 2011-12 run. Your guess was as good as any journalist’s in Madison Square Garden at the time (working with...
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Kyle Lowry is opting out amid free-agent 'rumbles,' but he and the Raptors still need each other

Yahoo.com: Ball Don't Lie (Ben Rohrbach) — Kyle Lowry has gotten a long look at the Toronto Raptors. (AP) The 2016-17 season ended in downright depressing fashion for Toronto Raptors point guard Kyle Lowry. He twisted his ankle in Game 2 of their Eastern Conference semifinals series against the Cleveland Cavaliers, watched from the sidelines as his teammates got swept on their home floor, and conceded they don’t really have a...
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After failing to solve The LeBron Problem, the Toronto Raptors are at a crossroads

Yahoo.com: Ball Don't Lie (Kelly Dwyer) — Masai Ujiri tries to even it out. (Getty Images) NBA teams are loath to admit defeat in the first place, so imagine what fantastical sense of security and perspective it must take to cop to a generational defeat. [Follow Ball Don’t Lie on social media: Twitter | Instagram | Facebook | Tumblr ] The Toronto Raptors are just about there. The team augmented its Game 3 loss to the...
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Kristaps Porzingis learned a valuable lesson on Twitter over the weekend

Yahoo.com: Ball Don't Lie (Henry Bushnell) — Kristaps Porzingis got everyone thinking. (AP) From the owner to the president of basketball operations  to the coach to the star  to the franchise player in waiting  to everyone else on the team,  the 2016-17 New York Knicks have been a mess of an organization from start to finish. So, it only makes sense, almost a month after their season ended, they’ve managed to keep themselves...
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