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Carmelo Anthony and wife La La have separated, per report

Yahoo.com: Ball Don't Lie (Henry Bushnell) — New York Knicks star Carmelo Anthony and his wife, La La, are living separately after an “amicable” split, according to a report from TMZ . Carmelo and La La, an actress and TV personality, married in 2010 and have a 10-year-old son, Kiyan. Per the TMZ report, La La has moved out of the family’s home into an apartment of her own in New York City. TMZ writes that Carmelo’s turbulent season...
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NBA's players union slams Phil Jackson for 'inappropriate' comments about Carmelo Anthony

Yahoo.com: Ball Don't Lie (Yahoo Sports Staff) — Phil Jackson wears a gift from the boss. (Getty Images) Phil Jackson probably didn’t expect much blowback for Friday’s insistence that New York Knicks star Carmelo Anthony “is a player that would be better somewhere else,” but he’s deservedly invited just that for his comments on the frustrated Knicks star, whose no-trade clause has gotten in the way of Jackson’s move to dump the 31-year...
  • 279 days ago
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ESPN Report: Kristaps Porzingis did not attend New York Knicks' exit meetings due to 'frustration over dysfunction'

Yahoo.com: Ball Don't Lie (Malika Andrews) — Kristaps Porzingis tries to make sense of it all. (AP) Kristaps Porzingis reportedly did not attend exit meetings with the New York Knicks due to mounting “frustration over dysfunction” and “drama” around the franchise, according to ESPN’s Ian Begley. The team missed the playoffs for the fourth year in a row and combined for 101 losses over the last two seasons. But losses are just...
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BDL's 2016-17 NBA Playoff Previews: Toronto Raptors vs. Milwaukee Bucks

Yahoo.com: Ball Don't Lie (Dan Devine) — How They Got Here • Raptors : By bringing back the most successful team in franchise history — 56 wins, a third straight division title, a first-ever trip to the Eastern Conference finals — and, after realizing midstream that it wouldn’t be good enough, shaking things up to take their shot at the throne. DeMar DeRozan celebrated his massive new contract and Olympic gold medal by...
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The All-BDL Teams, or who we most appreciated watching in 2016-17

Yahoo.com: Ball Don't Lie (Yahoo Sports Staff) — The BDL crew most enjoyed watching these guys this season. (Thanks to Amber Matsumoto on the graphics) Think of the All-BDL Team not as a trio of misguided All-NBA Teams, but the 15 guys we most enjoyed following throughout 2016-17. For basketball reasons and beyond, they’re just fun. They’re the league’s most fascinating characters, in our opinion, so keep that in mind if you can’t find...
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BDL's 2015-16 NBA Playoff Previews: Houston Rockets vs. Oklahoma City Thunder

Yahoo.com: Ball Don't Lie (Ben Rohrbach) — How They Got Here • Houston:  Well, the Rockets hired Mike D’Antoni to mesh  Seven Seconds or Less  with Moreyball and run it through James Harden, trimmed a roster that wildly underachieved in 2015-16 and added complementary players around their All-NBA de facto point guard in this paced-and-spaced pick-and-roll system. There wasn’t a misstep along the way, and the result was an...
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Four Corners: Our inarguable 2016-17 All-NBA teams and awards ballots

Yahoo.com: Ball Don't Lie (Yahoo Sports Staff) — The Ball Don’t Lie crew makes their postseason awards picks. (Thanks to Amber Matsumoto on graphics) The NBA’s end-of-season awards are a neat time capsule to look back on with perspective decades later. Take 2003-04, for example, when Kevin Garnett was the MVP, LeBron James the Rookie of the Year, Ron Artest the Defensive Player of the Year and Zach Randolph the Most Improved Player....
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Ranking the least of the most essential games from the NBA's final regular season night

Yahoo.com: Ball Don't Lie (Kelly Dwyer) — Blake Griffin gets Jimmy Butler in the post. (Getty) The NBA’s regular season, a good two months too late, ends on Wednesday night. Immune to this knowledge, the league has decided to move ahead with its 14-game schedule, one that includes two nationally televised contests, in spite of what we know to be true and pure. [Follow Ball Don’t Lie on social media: Twitter | Instagram | ...
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The Knicks and 76ers are about to end their functionally-terrible seasons

Yahoo.com: Ball Don't Lie (Kelly Dwyer) — T.J. McConnell drives it up. (Getty Images) The New York Knicks and Philadelphia 76ers are absolutely right where they should be, playing for absolutely nothing on Wednesday night in the final night of the NBA’s regular season. The Sixers and Knicks did the right thing in essentially punting the final parts of 2016-17: New York ensures its top-six status in May’s NBA draft lottery with a...
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Metta World Peace, in what could be his last NBA week, warns that 'it’s too early' to talk retirement

Yahoo.com: Ball Don't Lie (Kelly Dwyer) — Metta World Peace’s vertical is not what it once was. (Getty Images) Metta World Peace is set to play what could be the final game of his NBA career on Wednesday night, the 991st of a 17-season (plus one season spent in the China Basketball Association) career. Prior to that, the 37-year old could play his last home game as a Los Angeles Laker on Tuesday night, facing down the New Orleans...
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LeBron and Kyrie out, Love questionable for Cavs-Heat game with huge playoff implications

Yahoo.com: Ball Don't Lie (Dan Devine) — Kevin Love (left), LeBron James (center) and Kyrie Irving will get the night off on Monday. (AP) The Cleveland Cavaliers will apparently give their top guns the night off for Monday’s matchup against the Miami Heat, a decision that could reverberate throughout the Eastern Conference playoff bracket. [ Sign up for Yahoo Fantasy Baseball: It’s not too late to get in the game ] From ...
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NBA Playoff Picture: Russell Westbrook sets the West, and the East remains hazy

Yahoo.com: Ball Don't Lie (Ben Rohrbach) — Russell Westbrook find joy in Denver’s pain. (AP) WHAT MATTERED MOST A subjective ranking of the results that mattered most to the playoff bracket. 1. Oklahoma City Thunder 106, Denver Nuggets 105 By now, you’ve probably heard Russell Westbrook logged his 42nd triple-double of the 2016-17 campaign against the Nuggets, passing Oscar Robertson for the most in single-season...
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NBA Playoff Picture: The Bucks are in, the Clips are up and the race for 8 rages on

Yahoo.com: Ball Don't Lie (Dan Devine) — WHAT MATTERED MOST A subjective ranking of the results that mattered most to the playoff bracket. 1. Los Angeles Clippers 98, San Antonio Spurs 87 Three and a half weeks ago, the Clippers were playing sub-.500 ball since the All-Star break and utterly unable to get stops with any consistency; they were, in the words of shooting guard J.J. Redick, “in a bad place.” Now, though,...
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NBA Playoff Picture: Ragtag Hawks, tough Raptors make the East a lot more interesting

Yahoo.com: Ball Don't Lie (Eric Freeman) — DeAndre Bembry guards LeBron James during the Hawks’ unlikely win. (AP) WHAT MATTERED MOST A subjective ranking of the results that mattered most to the playoff bracket. 1. Atlanta Hawks 114, Cleveland Cavaliers 100 Just when we thought the Cavs had turned a corner, they go and lose comfortably to a ragtag roster full of resting regulars. The Hawks sat Dennis Schröder, Dwight...
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Friday's Game of the Night: Miami at Toronto, and ideas above one's station

Yahoo.com: Ball Don't Lie (Kelly Dwyer) — DeMar DeRozan drives. (Getty Images) The 2016-17 NBA regular season, thankfully, is nearing an end. Though the tops and bottoms of the standings have all been straightened out since January or so, little has been made certain yet beyond the Golden State Warriors ’ move to ensure home-court advantage through the Finals. Even with just a short run left, there is still plenty to figure out as...
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