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The Brooklyn Nets and Memphis Grizzlies are meeting at an ownership crossroads

Yahoo.com: Ball Don't Lie (Ben Rohrbach) — Mikhail Prokhorov is reportedly willing to part with the Brooklyn Nets. (AP) The  record sale of the Houston Rockets for $2.2 billion earlier this week must have brought a lot of smiles to the faces of the NBA’s rich-get-richer owners as they added zeroes onto their portfolios, because murmurs are growing louder that multiple teams could change hands in the near future. First on the...
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Report: Hawks center Miles Plumlee arrested for marijuana possession in New York

Yahoo.com: Ball Don't Lie (Ben Rohrbach) — Miles Plumlee sits on the sidelines before a game against the Nuggets last season. (AP) Atlanta Hawks big man Miles Plumlee was arrested late last month for criminal possession of marijuana in Shelter Island, New York, according to NBA columnist and Shelter Island resident Peter Vecsey . Sure enough, police records from the Shelter Island Reporter indicated Miles C. Plumlee, 28, of...
  • 77 days ago
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Amar'e Stoudemire retires and is closer to the Hall of Fame than you might think

Yahoo.com: Ball Don't Lie (Ben Rohrbach) — Amar’e Stoudemire helped change the way the NBA is played. (AP) Unable to come to terms with Hapoel Jerusalem on a playing role moving forward, Amar’e Stoudemire announced his retirement on Instagram over the holiday weekend. The only question still concerning the former NBA All-Star’s career is whether he did enough to achieve his stated Hall of Fame goal. Thank you...
  • 77 days ago
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NBA 25 Under 25: Giannis, Brow, KAT and The Next Generation

Yahoo.com: Ball Don't Lie (Yahoo Sports Staff) — Last in our series examining the best young players the NBA has to offer —  NBA 25 Under 25  — is our utterly, fundamentally inarguable ranking of the league’s top 25 players born before this date in 1992. This is the next generation of guys who will ultimately take the torch from LeBron James, Kevin Durant and company. Don’t @ us. Previous editions: The Unicorns | The Playmakers | ...
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Report: If Kyrie Irving doesn't go to Boston, the Bucks are ready to pounce

Yahoo.com: Ball Don't Lie (Dan Devine) — If Kyrie Irving doesn’t wind up joining the Boston Celtics, Giannis Antetokounmpo’s Milwaukee Bucks will reportedly be ready for the rebound. (Getty Images) As it stands, the stalemate between the Boston Celtics and Cleveland Cavaliers continues. The two teams agreed last week to a blockbuster trade of their respective All-Star point guards, landing Kyrie Irving in Boston while sending...
  • 83 days ago
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NBA 25 Under 25: Ben Simmons and the top five playmakers under age 25

Yahoo.com: Ball Don't Lie (Ben Rohrbach) — As we continue to examine the best young players the NBA has to offer in our  NBA 25 Under 25 series , now it’s time to look at the top playmakers drawing straws for the right to stir the NBA drink for another decade. [ Now’s the time to sign up for Fantasy Basketball! Join for free ] From left: Ben Simmons, Dennis Smith Jr., D’Angelo Russell, Lonzo Ball and Markelle Fultz hope to...
  • 84 days ago
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NBA 25 Under 25: Giannis Antetokounmpo and the players who will redefine the league

Yahoo.com: Ball Don't Lie (Dan Devine) — The Golden State Warriors rule the NBA, and from the looks of things, that might be true for a little while. (Until Joe Lacob finally sees a payroll bill that makes his eyes roll out of his head, anyway.) As we prepare for a new season in which Stephen Curry, Kevin Durant and company are heavy favorites to repeat, let’s focus not on the campaign’s likely endpoint, but rather on the thrilling...
  • 84 days ago
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Nerlens Noel and the NBA's new restricted free agency gamble

Yahoo.com: Ball Don't Lie (Ben Rohrbach) — Nerlens Noel reportedly turned down $70 million to sign for $4 million. You do the math. (AP) Restricted free agency has become a boom-or-bust market, and Nerlens Noel played a losing hand. The 23-year-old former lottery pick reportedly turned down a four-year, $70 million offer from the Dallas Mavericks on the opening day of NBA free agency and instead sought a contract in excess of...
  • 85 days ago
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The Warriors reportedly shot down a Kyrie Irving-for-Klay Thompson deal

Yahoo.com: Ball Don't Lie (Ben Rohrbach) — Klay Thompson and Kyrie Irving wore the same uniform once. (AP) The Cleveland Cavaliers traded four-time All-Star point guard Kyrie Irving to their chief rival in the Eastern Conference, and we’re learning now that they reportedly also offered him to the Golden State Warriors, so it appears new Cavs general manager Koby Altman really did exhaust all his options. Altman called the Warriors...
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Five people – besides LeBron – who will be impacted by the Kyrie Irving trade

Yahoo.com: Ball Don't Lie (Vikram Bodas) — The most dramatic trade of the NBA offseason is going to impact more than just Thomas and Irving. (Getty) Kyrie Irving got his wish and will be the unquestioned face of the Celtics franchise no longer burdened with playing second fiddle to one of the game’s most transcendent talents. Now paired with prized free-agent signee Gordon Hayward, incumbent Al Horford and some promising young...
  • 90 days ago
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The health of Isaiah Thomas' hip may be the key to the Cavs-Celtics blockbuster

Yahoo.com: Ball Don't Lie (Dan Devine) — Isaiah Thomas is still not 100 percent after a significant injury, and entering a contract year. (Getty Images) In a blockbuster trade that’s both as stunning as any in recent memory and somehow eminently sensible for both sides , the Cleveland Cavaliers and Boston Celtics swapped All-Star point guards on Tuesday night. A month and a day after news broke that he’d requested a trade ...
  • 90 days ago
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Twitter reacts to Kyrie Irving, Isaiah Thomas trade

Yahoo.com: Ball Don't Lie (Vikram Bodas) — Twitter could barely handle the Kyrie/IT trade. (Getty) On Tuesday, the Cleveland Cavaliers agreed to a bombshell trade in which the team sent disgruntled point guard Kyrie Irving to the Boston Celtics in exchange for Isaiah Thomas, Jae Crowder, Ante Zizic and a 2018 first-rounder. As expected, Twitter lost its collective mind on the heels of the most dramatic trade in a whirlwind NBA...
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The Atlanta Hawks have a jersey patch sponsor, and it's Dr. Oz (kind of)

Yahoo.com: Ball Don't Lie (Dan Devine) — Hawks part owner Grant Hill and Sharecare’s Dr. Mehmet Oz show off Atlanta’s new jersey patch. (Photo via @ATLHawks) The Atlanta Hawks on Thursday became the 13th NBA team to announce a sponsorship deal for the new advertising patches that NBA teams will start wearing on their jerseys next season. They’ve inked a deal with Sharecare — an Atlanta-based “digital health company” co-founded...
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The 2016 NBA draft class had a historically awful debut, but it's not doomed

Yahoo.com: Ball Don't Lie (Zach Pereles) — Philadelphia 76ers’ Ben Simmons in action during the first half of an NBA basketball game against the Brooklyn Nets, Tuesday, April 4, 2017, in Philadelphia. The Nets won 141-118. (AP Photo/Chris Szagola) Ask any NBA fan — maybe not a casual fan, but certainly an informed one — what the best draft class ever is, and you’ll likely get one of two answers: 1996 or 2003. The former...
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Report: The Cavaliers are preparing for life without LeBron James in 2018

Yahoo.com: Ball Don't Lie (Ben Rohrbach) — Cleveland Cavaliers teammates Kevin Love, Tristan Thompson and J.R. Smith are due $56.3 million in 2018-19, with or without LeBron James. (AP) Ever since the end of the 2017 NBA Finals, reports of LeBron James’ uncertain future  in Cleveland and a potential move to Los Angeles in July 2018 have crept into the league’s consciousness, so much so that it now appears the Cavaliers are moving...
  • 98 days ago
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