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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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Dwyane Wade now has time to consider his 'great luxury' of a free agent decision

Yahoo.com: Ball Don't Lie (Kelly Dwyer) — Dwyane Wade looks on. (Getty Images) No part of the Chicago Bulls’ 2016-17 season looked good. The team’s hot start was met with derision, its midseason swoon barely raised a hackle, its transactions were laughed at almost immediately after they hit the wire. Stars fought, the ownership group and front office mostly hid. The franchise trotted out a clearly-miserable coach in Fred Hoiberg...
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Brandon Jennings takes a shot at Paul Pierce and lays a brick, as is his custom

Yahoo.com: Ball Don't Lie (Ben Rohrbach) — Brandon Jennings falling for Paul Pierce’s is evergreen. (Getty Images) Brandon Jennings, a 27-year-old NBA journeyman on his fourth team in 14 months, felt compelled to rain on the parade of praise heaped upon Paul Pierce, a 39-year-old surefire Hall of Famer who played the final game of his career on Sunday after 19 seasons, 10 All-Star appearances and one NBA title. This was the...
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NBA announces fan voting, nominees for six new awards, including Dunk of the Year

Yahoo.com: Ball Don't Lie (Henry Bushnell) — Larry Nance Jr.’s dunk against the Nets is one of three finalists for Dunk of the Year. For the first time ever, the NBA is hosting a big end-of-season awards show to announce the winners of everything from MVP to Executive of the Year to the All-NBA teams . The votes have already come in — they were due on the Friday before the playoffs began — but the results won’t be announced for...
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Dion Waiters' retelling of the moment he became a meme is as great as the moment itself

Yahoo.com: Ball Don't Lie (Dan Devine) — Dion Waiters owns the moment. (Charles Trainor Jr./Miami Herald/TNS/Getty Images) Despite a remarkable run to finish the 2016-17 NBA season, the Miami Heat fell one win shy of the playoffs . It was an unfortunate ending to one of the better stories in the league this year — the Heat bouncing back from a brutal, injury-plagued 11-30 start to what felt like a lost season by transforming...
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Derrick Rose looks for a free agent home, after it 'sucked losing' 51 games with the Knicks

Yahoo.com: Ball Don't Lie (Kelly Dwyer) — Derrick and P.J. Rose. (Getty Images) Derrick Rose attended the Chicago Bulls/Boston Celtics playoff game on Sunday, and why not? Rose, a Chicago native and Bulls guard from 2008 through 2016, was just like any other Chicago native on Sunday afternoon – anxious to see how the home team would respond to its second game without lead point guard Rajon Rondo, fighting for a win in the face of...
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Nobody's fool: How JaVale McGee became essential to the NBA's best team

Yahoo.com: Ball Don't Lie (Malika Andrews) — JaVale McGee has made a major impact off the bench for the Warriors against Portland. (AP) PORTLAND — After the Golden State Warriors’ optional practice here on Sunday morning, assistant coach Mike Brown took a seat in the locker room next to Kevin Durant to chat and watch some game film. It had been a long weekend, with Brown moving up to the head of the Warriors’ bench due to coach ...
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