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Jahlil Okafor wants out of Philadelphia, and he wants a second chance

Yahoo.com: Ball Don't Lie (Dan Devine) — Jahlil Okafor just wants a place to play. (Getty) Jahlil Okafor stepped in front of a group of reporters on Wednesday morning and made it clear: he wants off the Philadelphia 76ers. [ Now’s the time to sign up for Fantasy Basketball! Join for free ] Kyle Neubeck of Philly Voice reported Tuesday afternoon that the 76ers had decided not to exercise their fourth-year option on the...
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Kristaps Porzingis is even a unicorn on Halloween

Yahoo.com: Ball Don't Lie (Dan Devine) — Plenty of NBA players have gone all out with their Halloween costumes this year. We commend them for the time, effort and expense they put into celebrating this holiest of dress-up days. We also , however, commend New York Knicks star Kristaps Porzingis for making minimal investments of time, effort and money, and still coming away from All Hallows’ Eve as a victor: [ Now’s the time...
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Kristaps Porzingis is everything Knicks fans could have hoped he'd be

Yahoo.com: Ball Don't Lie (Dan Devine) — Kristaps Porzingis high-fives fans after the Knicks’ win over the Denver Nuggets on Oct. 30, 2017. (Nathaniel S. Butler/NBAE/Getty Images) Enes Kanter spent the last two years watching Kevin Durant and Russell Westbrook work up close and in person with the Oklahoma City Thunder, so he’s seen a thing or two when it comes to Most Valuable Player-caliber talent. And when it comes to Kristaps...
  • 293 days ago
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Kristaps Porzingis now has Steph Curry range

Yahoo.com: Ball Don't Lie (Samantha Pell) — New York Knicks forward Kristaps Porzingis showed off his range Monday night. (AP) New York Knicks forward Kristaps Porzingis drained a 3-pointer all the way from Latvia on Monday night — and no, it wasn’t a last-second heave. With just under eight minutes left in the first quarter against the Denver Nuggets, Porzingis did his best Stephen Curry impression, calling for the ball with one...
  • 293 days ago
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J.R. Smith crossed a line, calling Stephen A Smith an "Uncle Tom"

Yahoo.com: Ball Don't Lie (DJ Dunson) — J.R. Smith and Stephen A. Smith’s beef began with a rant about hoodies. J.R. Smith’s Twitter (or Instagram) page has been a source of controversy since the moment he got his first follower and realized he could use it to slide into women’s DMs . Consequentially, his Twitter trigger fingers are just as quick as his impulse to take a 30-foot heat check 3-pointer. Over the weekend,...
  • 294 days ago
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The Cavaliers are 'getting boned early' and literally not even finishing games

Yahoo.com: Ball Don't Lie (Ben Rohrbach) — The Cavaliers (3-4) hadn’t been below .500 this far into a season since the year LeBron James returned to Cleveland. (AP) The Cleveland Cavaliers own the league’s worst first-quarter net rating, as the three-time defending Eastern Conference champions have been outscored in the opening 12 minutes by 23.6 points per 100 possessions through their first seven games. They’ve lost three straight...
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Suns GM Ryan McDonough puts Eric Bledsoe and his 'misguided' agent on blast

Yahoo.com: Ball Don't Lie (Ben Rohrbach) — Eric Bledsoe has likely played his last game in a Suns uniform. (AP) After setting his sights on Eric Bledsoe following the point guard’s “ I don’t wanna be here ” tweet over the weekend, Phoenix Suns general manager Ryan McDonough expanded his target to include Bledsoe’s agent, Rich Paul, during an interview on Arizona Sports Radio on Wednesday afternoon. The Suns imploded on Sunday,...
  • 299 days ago
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The Knicks might literally not know what they're doing

Yahoo.com: Ball Don't Lie (Dan Devine) — It has not been a very good start to the season for the Knicks and head coach Jeff Hornacek. (AP) Well, it took a while, but we’ve finally got out first “The New York Knicks are dysfunctional and firing on zero cylinders” story of the 2017-18 NBA season. Hmm? What’s that? It only took one week and three games? Ah! So it is! [ Now’s the time to sign up for Fantasy Basketball! Join for...
  • 299 days ago
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Luka Doncic's nifty play is makes everyone take notice -- again

Yahoo.com: Ball Don't Lie (DJ Dunson) — Luka Doncic is the latest international flavor for a reason. (EFE/VICTOR LERENA) Dear crestfallen New York Knicks, Phoenix Suns and Chicago Bulls fans, this is for you. Just when it seems like the drum beat for Luka Doncic can’t grow any louder, he does something preposterous to remind you that limitations are merely constructs of the human mind. On Tuesday night, the precocious Real Madrid...
  • 299 days ago
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Porzingis credits Marcus Smart for making him better player

Yahoo.com: Ball Don't Lie (DJ Dunson) — New York Knicks forward Kristaps Porzingis (6) is averaging over 30 points per game this season. (AP Photo/Julie Jacobson) One week into his third NBA season, and his first without Carmelo Anthony, Kristaps Porzingis has emerged as a viable number one scoring option, averaging 32 points a game. However, his offensive development in the low post has lagged behind his perimeter skills. He’s...
  • 300 days ago
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Only the hottest takes for all 30 teams through one game of their NBA season

Yahoo.com: Ball Don't Lie (Ben Rohrbach) — The Warriors can’t believe they lost, either. (AP) Every team has played at least one game through three days of the NBA season, so what better time to jump to way-too-early conclusions with the hottest takes for every roster? Here you go. (Don’t at me.) Atlanta Hawks.  Dennis Schroder, Eastern Conference All-Star. I see you, Dennis. There are open All-Star roster spots with East...
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Russell Westbrook begins MVP defense with a triple-double for retooled Thunder

Yahoo.com: Ball Don't Lie (Ben Rohrbach) — New Thunder teammates Russell Westbrook and Carmelo Anthony put in work against the Knicks. (AP) The New York Knicks, expected to own the NBA’s worst defense this season, kept their season opener surprisingly close for a while, but the Oklahoma City Thunder’s new big three eventually overwhelmed the visitors in an impressive national television debut at Chesapeake Energy Arena on Thursday...
  • 304 days ago
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Michael Beasley sprained his ankle, still called for the ball on one leg

Yahoo.com: Ball Don't Lie (Ben Rohrbach) — Knicks forward Michael Beasley calls for the ball while hopping on one leg after injuring his left ankle. (Twitter) On a Knicks team that’s given New Yorkers few reasons to be excited, Michael Beasley became a fan favorite before ever wearing the uniform. He declared himself “ your favorite player’s favorite player ” and one of the NBA’s best who will lead the Knicks to a fifth seed and...
  • 304 days ago
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Carmelo Anthony: Phil Jackson wanted 'to trade me for a bag of chips'

Yahoo.com: Ball Don't Lie (Dan Devine) — Carmelo Anthony, lost in thought about how he’s at least worth a ham sandwich and some onion rings. (AP) After 6 1/2 years as a member of the New York Knicks, Carmelo Anthony will take on his former team for the first time on Thursday, when the Oklahoma City Thunder welcome the Knicks to Chesapeake Energy Arena to open their 2017-18 NBA season. Anthony’s time in New York featured some highs...
  • 306 days ago
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Cavaliers stand, link arms during anthem, while Celtics take normal approach

Yahoo.com: Ball Don't Lie (Dan Devine) — Before tipoff of the opening game of the 2017-18 NBA season at Quicken Loans Arena in Cleveland, members of the Cleveland Cavaliers stood and linked arms during the singing of “The Star-Spangled Banner,” choosing a standing demonstration of unity and solidarity over kneeling during the national anthem in opposition to racial inequality, police brutality, and the rhetoric and policies of...
  • 307 days ago
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