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NBA Twitter goes wild after Carmelo Anthony gets traded to the Thunder

Yahoo.com: Ball Don't Lie (Tyler Greenawalt) — Carmelo Anthony joins Russell Westbrook and Paul George in Oklahoma City (AP/Graphic by Tyler Greenawalt). When news broke that the New York Knicks traded forward Carmelo Anthony to the Oklahoma City Thunder , the Twitterverse exploded into a cacophony of excitement, especially among NBA players. Brandon Jennings sent out a string of tweets, barely able to contain his emotions. Wow...
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Knicks' Michael Beasley doesn't want to be called 'a weed head,' does think he can be one of the NBA's best

Yahoo.com: Ball Don't Lie (Ben Rohrbach) — Michael Beasley *did* score 28 points for the Milwaukee Bucks in January. (AP) Michael Beasley isn’t about to be rooked by Stephen A. Smith. Beasley, who has had a handful of marijuana-related run-ins in his past, said a bunch of wild stuff at his New York Knicks introduction on Tuesday — even suggesting that Carmelo Anthony, Kristaps Porzingis, Tim Hardaway Jr. and himself “are four...
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Goran Dragic on Luka Doncic: 'He's going to be one of the best in the whole world'

Yahoo.com: Ball Don't Lie (Ben Rohrbach) — Luka Doncic waves to the fans after Slovenia won its first ever EuroBasket title. (AP) Miami Heat point guard Goran Dragic led Slovenia to its first ever European basketball championship, scoring a EuroBasket-high 35 points in a 93-85 title-clinching victory against Serbia and capturing MVP honors in the process, but he deflected praise in the postgame to 18-year-old teammate Luka Doncic. ...
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Charles Oakley files civil lawsuit against James Dolan, calls Knicks 'a laughingstock'

Yahoo.com: Ball Don't Lie (Ben Rohrbach) — Knicks owner James Dolan (center) watches from the sidelines. (AP) Charles Oakley filed a civil lawsuit on Tuesday against James Dolan and three of the New York Knicks owner’s business holdings, including the Madison Square Garden Company, according to multiple reports . The civil suit marks the latest in an ongoing feud between the ex-Knicks forward and his former boss that reached its...
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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...
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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...
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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...
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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...
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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...
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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...
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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...
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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 ...
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