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Jose Calderon made a crisp $400,000 for two hours as a Warrior

Yahoo.com: Ball Don't Lie (Dan Devine) — Jose Calderon’s hourly rate come-up floored prospective new teammate Dennis Schroder. (AP) When Zaza Pachulia fell into the left knee of teammate Kevin Durant on Tuesday night, causing a Grade 2 sprain of the medial collateral ligament that will put him on the sideline for at least the next month , a lot of things changed for a lot of people. The Golden State Warriors must figure out how...
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If Joel Embiid isn't the NBA's Rookie of the Year, then who is?

Yahoo.com: Ball Don't Lie (Dan Devine) — Philadelphia 76ers fans experienced yet another gut-punch on Wednesday, when the team announced that Joel Embiid — light of our lives, Internet superhero and, as of this year, honest-to-goodness NBA basketball-playing behemoth — will miss the rest of the season with a tear to the meniscus in his left knee. After missing the first two seasons of his professional career due to a fractured...
  • 263 days ago
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Amid criticism, Amar'e Stoudemire apologizes for insensitive remarks about gay teammates

Yahoo.com: Ball Don't Lie (Kelly Dwyer) — Alexis and Amar’e Stoudemire. (Getty Images) Amar’e Stoudemire’s apology, as was the case five years ago when he first made the news for homophobic acts in response to absolutely nothing, hit as expected on Wednesday. The 14-year NBA vet and current Israeli League big man got right to the point when explaining away his choice to make jokes about prospective gay teammates hitting on...
  • 264 days ago
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The New York Knicks are running the triangle offense again, and not a minute too late

Yahoo.com: Ball Don't Lie (Kelly Dwyer) — Phil Jackson at the event. (Getty Images) The New York Knicks are practicing the triangle offense again, likely per president Phil Jackson’s wishes. This follows months in which head coach Jeff Hornacek ran parts of the triple post without fully committing to much more beyond its precepts and broader goals. The Knicks will also probably start playing the triangle offense in actual games,...
  • 264 days ago
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Amar'e Stoudemire badly jokes that he'd 'take a different route to the gym' if he had a gay teammate

Yahoo.com: Ball Don't Lie (Kelly Dwyer) — Amar’e Stoudemire at a 2016 function. (Getty Images) This feels like something out of 1998, because especially in the world of current or ex-NBA athletes this sort of thing seems awfully dated, and not in a good way. Call the guy that just rescued a Windows 98-era system on his laptop in order to scan the internet, because this story is for him. [ Join a Yahoo Daily Fantasy...
  • 265 days ago
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DeMar DeRozan puts the Knicks to sleep, carries Toronto to comeback win

Yahoo.com: Ball Don't Lie (Dan Devine) — DeMar DeRozan soaks in the life-giving nutrients packed inside the disappointment of Knicks fans. (AP) The Toronto Raptors suffered a harsh blow on Monday, losing starting point guard Kyle Lowry to right wrist surgery for at least the next month. In the big picture, there’s nothing that can make up for the loss of an All-Star in the backcourt; in the micro view, though, having another ...
  • 266 days ago
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Lakers waive Jose Calderon, all signs point to Warriors deal

Yahoo.com: Ball Don't Lie (Eric Freeman) — Jose Calderon looks set to make a big leap up the West standings. (AP) One of the worst-kept secrets of the NBA’s annual March 1 playoff-eligibility waiver deadline looks set to become open reality. Barring a major turn of events, veteran point guard Jose Calderon will join the Golden State Warriors later this week to provide a known quantity at the end of the bench. [ Join a Yahoo Daily...
  • 266 days ago
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Vlade Divac on his run as Sacramento Kings general manager: 'If I’m wrong, I’ll step down'

Yahoo.com: Ball Don't Lie (Kelly Dwyer) — If Vlade really wants to commit NBA seppuku, he knows who to call. (Getty Images) If it feels like the pounding that Vlade Divac will take for not only his role in the disastrous DeMarcus Cousins trade but also his role as the Sacramento Kings’ answered-to personnel chief will continue to roll on unabated, well, then this is what happens when you do the sort of job Divac has as general...
  • 266 days ago
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Joakim Noah out for the season, as his first season with the Knicks ends as expected

Yahoo.com: Ball Don't Lie (Kelly Dwyer) — Joakim Noah. (Getty Images) On Monday, with the end of the New York Knicks’ 2016-17 season thankfully in sight, the team made two significant and telling announcements: [ Join a Yahoo Daily Fantasy Basketball contest now | Free NBA Yahoo Cup entry ] Brandon Jennings, hoped-for triangle offense-turnaround story and one-year rental, was released from the team and the rest of his $5...
  • 266 days ago
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Carmelo Anthony has no idea what Phil Jackson's vision for the Knicks is

Yahoo.com: Ball Don't Lie (Dan Devine) — Carmelo Anthony smiles and shrugs. Sometimes, that’s all there is to do. (AP) The NBA’s trade deadline came and went at 3 p.m. ET on Thursday, and the New York Knicks, like many other teams, didn’t do squat. A rumored point-guard swap that would’ve sent Derrick Rose to the Minnesota Timberwolves in exchange for Ricky Rubio wound up falling short of the finish line , and despite the Knicks...
  • 269 days ago
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The Warriors crushed the Clippers' dreams again with a 50-point quarter

Yahoo.com: Ball Don't Lie (Eric Freeman) — Stephen Curry and Kevin Durant celebrate being better than the Clippers. (AP) No matter how a game between the Golden State Warriors and Los Angeles Clippers goes, the result is the same — the Warriors win, often via blowout, and leave a demoralized Clippers team in their wake. Golden State came into Thursday night’s contest at Oracle Arena with nine straight victories over their fiercest...
  • 270 days ago
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Courtney Lee thought he could beat LeBron to the rim, but he was wrong

Yahoo.com: Ball Don't Lie (Dan Devine) — We went into the All-Star break with concerns about LeBron James’ workload, especially after Kevin Love hit the shelf for six weeks with arthroscopic knee surgery . He’s already averaging 37.5 minutes per game, second-most in the league, and it’s Year 14 — at some point, this is going to start to sap his legs, right? Well, if so, the sapping didn’t start on Thursday night. Just ask...
  • 270 days ago
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Failed Rubio-Rose trade suggests Wolves and Knicks just didn't want to deal

Yahoo.com: Ball Don't Lie (Eric Freeman) — Were the Wolves ever serious about trading for Derrick Rose? (AP) The NBA’s trade deadline on Thursday was largely defined by the deals that weren’t made . Whether due to an unwillingness to include certain pieces around the margins, the vagaries of long-term decisions, or a seeming lack of interest in making a trade to begin with, some moves just don’t come to fruition. Even more, like...
  • 270 days ago
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Chicago makes Oklahoma City's day, sends Taj Gibson and Doug McDermott to Thunder

Yahoo.com: Ball Don't Lie (Kelly Dwyer) — Taj Gibson does not have to play for the Bulls anymore. (Getty Images) The Chicago Bulls shuffled a few deck chairs on Thursday without losing the captain. The Oklahoma City Thunder is just hoping they’re making their own captain happy enough to stick with the ship. [Follow Ball Don’t Lie on social media: Twitter | Instagram | Facebook | Tumblr ] Chicago didn’t exactly give up...
  • 270 days ago
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Charles Oakley is going to a Knicks game again, just not in New York

Yahoo.com: Ball Don't Lie (Ben Rohrbach) — Some NBA stadiums still welcome Charles Oakley with open arms. (Getty Images) Charles Oakley reportedly plans to attend another New York Knicks game this season, but it’s not exactly an omen that the cold war between the bruising forward and his former team is thawing. Oakley won’t attend Madison Square Garden again anytime soon, but he will be at Thursday’s game between the Knicks and...
  • 270 days ago
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