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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...
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Dennis Smith Jr. says Knicks 'put the pressure on me' to eat octopus

Yahoo.com: Ball Don't Lie (Vikram Bodas) — Mavericks first round pick Dennis Smith Jr. was asked to do something pretty strange in a pre-draft meeting with the Knicks. (Getty) Former president of the Knicks and longtime Bulls and Lakers head coach Phil Jackson is known around the NBA for his non-traditional tactics. Whether it was integrating Buddhism and mediation into his coaching regimen or asking odd interview questions as a...
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Dion Waiters is cool with a reunion, so long as Kyrie Irving knows he's the alpha

Yahoo.com: Ball Don't Lie (Ben Rohrbach) — Dion Waiters is all for a reunion with Kyrie Irving, so long as his ex-teammate knows who the alpha is. (AP) If you didn’t know already, the Miami Heat were one of four teams reportedly on Kyrie Irving’s preferred trade destinations , and Pat Riley’s South Florida squad was one of six teams to officially make an offer for the Cleveland Cavaliers point guard’s services, so there’s some...
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Report: Kyrie Irving gave teammates the silent treatment at playoff practice

Yahoo.com: Ball Don't Lie (Ben Rohrbach) — Apparently Kyrie Irving *did* speak to teammates during games. (AP) The Cleveland Cavaliers are reportedly seeking a starter, help on the wing and a first-round pick in return for disgruntled point guard Kyrie Irving, and the Phoenix Suns — with a wealth of young talent and picks — have emerged as a suitor . The sticking point, so far, seems to be over which player the Suns are willing...
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Ranking the 2017 NBA Christmas Day games

Yahoo.com: Ball Don't Lie (Zach Pereles) — The Warriors and Cavaliers headline a thrilling Christmas Day NBA slate. (Sports Illustrated) The NBA announced its Christmas Day schedule for the upcoming season, and as always, December 25 will be jam-packed with superstars and outstanding matchups. The NBA's Christmas Day schedule is here. (via @NBATV ) pic.twitter.com/lsL4e5WKc4 — Yahoo Sports (@YahooSports) August 10,...
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Reports: The Knicks are close to signing Michael Beasley

Yahoo.com: Ball Don't Lie (Dan Devine) — Michael Beasley is reportedly close to joining the New York Knicks. (AP) After committing $71 million to bring back shooting guard Tim Hardaway Jr., giving pleasant surprise point guard Ron Baker a significant raise with their full room exception, and signing 2017 second-round pick Damyean Dotson to a deal topping $1 million for this coming season, the New York Knicks don’t have much...
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Dennis Smith Jr. becomes latest NBA rookie to sign a lucrative shoe deal

Yahoo.com: Ball Don't Lie (Ben Rohrbach) — Dallas Mavericks rookie Dennis Smith Jr. has signed an endorsement deal with Under Armour that could pay him as much as $6 million over the next three years, according to ESPN’s Nick DePaula . The ninth overall pick in this past June’s draft, Smith reportedly entered summer league without a deal in hopes of increasing offers from major apparel companies, and his highlight reel in Las...
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Picking a Dream Team from 25 years of Dream Teams

Yahoo.com: Ball Don't Lie (Dan Devine) — Our starting five: KD, LeBron, MJ, Magic and the Admiral. (Amber Matsumoto/Yahoo Sports graphic) It used to be that every nation competing in the men’s basketball tournament at the Summer Olympics could employ professional players … except the United States. This was mostly fine. U.S. teams staffed by college stars had dominated international play since its inception, winning gold in nine...
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Former Cavs GM David Griffin: 'I think Kyrie's going to end up being traded'

Yahoo.com: Ball Don't Lie (Ben Rohrbach) — Few have more insight into the Kyrie Irving situation than former Cavaliers GM David Griffin. (AP) As soon as ESPN  announced that former David Griffin would be on “The Jump,” eager eyes turned to the former Cleveland Cavaliers general manager for his Kyrie Irving take, and he did not disappoint. On a panel with Amin Elhassan, who worked with Griffin in the Phoenix Suns front office, and...
  • 164 days ago
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Amid trade drama, Kyrie Irving still silent, unless you're a pickup teammate

Yahoo.com: Ball Don't Lie (Ben Rohrbach) — All-Star point guard Kyrie Irving was in Asia when news broke of his trade request. (AP) More than two weeks removed from reports of his trade request and desire to no longer play with LeBron James, Cleveland Cavaliers point guard Kyrie Irving has yet to comment publicly on the story that has dominated NBA conversations ever since. Instead, the four-time All-Star seems comfortable letting...
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Charles Oakley isn't all that bothered by his Madison Square Garden ban

Yahoo.com: Ball Don't Lie (Ben Rohrbach) — Charles Oakley now coaches in Ice Cube’s BIG3 basketball league. (AP) Charles Oakley accepted a plea deal that will bar him from Madison Square Garden for one year, and the beloved and bruising New York Knicks forward doesn’t seem all that bent out shape about it. Following an incident at MSG in February, when ESPN cameras caught Oakley scuffling with security personnel who were...
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Report: Suns willing to part ways with Eric Bledsoe, Dragan Bender and first-rounder for Kyrie Irving

Yahoo.com: Ball Don't Lie (Vikram Bodas) — Could a package centered around Eric Bledsoe be enough for the Suns to acquire Kyrie Irving? (Getty) Phoenix Suns general manager Ryan McDonough would part ways with Eric Bledsoe, Dragan Bender and a first-round pick in a deal for disgruntled Cleveland Cavaliers point guard Kyrie Irving, per Darren Wolfson of 1500 ESPN. Bledsoe, who has battled injury issues throughout his 7-year NBA...
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