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J.R. Smith thinks his ring trumps Tracy McGrady's Hall of Fame career

Yahoo.com: Ball Don't Lie (Ben Rohrbach) — Tracy McGrady drives past J.R. Smith during a 2008 game. (AP) J.R. Smith essentially quit on the New York Knicks by 2014. Off the court, he was “ exhibiting some delinquent behavior ” and skipping team meetings. On the court, he began untied opposing players’ shoes , hit them in the groin , and pulled down their headbands . And when he was finally dumped on the Cleveland Cavaliers, Smith...
  • 115 days ago
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Cleveland TV station seems pretty ready for Kyrie Irving to hit the bricks

Yahoo.com: Ball Don't Lie (Dan Devine) — Kyrie Irving gives instructions at a basketball clinic in Taiwan on July 22, 2017. (AP) Despite a half-dozen reported offers and interest from some two-thirds of the league, Kyrie Irving is — for the moment, at least — still a member of the Cleveland Cavaliers. But after he requested a trade away from the Cavs coming off three straight NBA Finals runs alongside LeBron James, some in...
  • 115 days ago
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Andrew Wiggins wants 'nothing less' than the max, so the Wolves face a decision

Yahoo.com: Ball Don't Lie (Dan Devine) — The Wolves have to decide whether to commit to Andrew Wiggins for the long haul. (AP) After a somewhat disappointing first season under new head coach and president of basketball operations Tom Thibodeau, the Minnesota Timberwolves have made major changes this summer in pursuit of the franchise’s first postseason berth since 2004. Thibs pulled off a draft-night heist to import his former...
  • 118 days ago
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Brandon Jennings signs with Chinese team

Yahoo.com: Ball Don't Lie (Vikram Bodas) —   Brandon Jennings will play in China. (Getty) Free-agent point guard Brandon Jennings is headed back overseas. The 27-year-old signed a $1.5 million deal to play for China Shanxi on Friday, as first reported by The Undefeated’s Marc J. Spears . This will be Jennings’ second stint overseas after famously becoming the first high school player to play abroad in order to satisfy the...
  • 118 days ago
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Reports: 6 teams make offers for Kyrie Irving, who 'very badly wants' to join Knicks

Yahoo.com: Ball Don't Lie (Dan Devine) — Kyrie Irving raises a tiny trophy as LeBron James looks uncomfortable. (AP) In the week since the NBA world learned that Kyrie Irving had requested a trade away from the Cleveland Cavaliers, we’ve wondered which path the Cavs will take, which teams might throw their hats into the ring for the 25-year-old All-Star’s services, and whether it makes sense for Cleveland to grant Irving’s...
  • 118 days ago
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Lamar Odom gets candid: 'I'm sober now, but it's an everyday struggle'

Yahoo.com: Ball Don't Lie (Ben Rohrbach) — Lamar Odom returned to the Staples Center as a guest of Kobe Bryant in March 2016. (AP) In an emotional Players’ Tribune piece , former Los Angeles Lakers forward Lamar Odom ranged from comedic self-deprecation to tragic introspection, opening up on his drug addiction like never before. “I’m sober now,” he said. “But it’s an everyday struggle. I have an addiction. I’ll always have an...
  • 119 days ago
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7 things Kyrie Irving could've been saying with his 'Coming Home' Snapchat

Yahoo.com: Ball Don't Lie (Ben Rohrbach) — Kyrie Irving may be singing to LeBron James. (AP) With news of Cleveland Cavaliers point guard Kyrie Irving’s trade request  and the ensuing fallout, including LeBron James singing on Instagram , “N—— said they with you when they really not,” and the four-time MVP tweeting denials of reports he was “eager” to see Irving dealt and “tempted to beat his a—” if they crossed paths,...
  • 120 days ago
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Would a Carmelo Anthony trade threaten the Warriors' dominance of the West?

Yahoo.com: Ball Don't Lie (Henry Bushnell) — Carmelo Anthony could soon be heading west. (Getty) It has been 13 days since a deal that would send Carmelo Anthony to the Houston Rockets was reportedly  “at the two-yard line.” But as August approaches and the NBA prepares to go quiet, Anthony is still in New York. He remains a Knick, until we hear otherwise. Daryl Morey, apparently, needs to work on his red-zone offense. While Morey...
  • 121 days ago
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James Dolan's company threatens lawsuit over Clippers' move to Inglewood

Yahoo.com: Ball Don't Lie (Ben Rohrbach) — Knicks owner James Dolan (left) has a rooting interest in keeping Clippers owner Steve Ballmer (right) out of Inglewood. (AP) In a roundabout way, the New York Knicks plan to sue in order to prevent the Los Angeles Clippers from moving to Inglewood, Calif., and this time Knicks owner James Dolan might actually in the right. If you’re wondering why, here’s the long and short of it: Dolan...
  • 124 days ago
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11 potential Kyrie Irving trade partners for the Cleveland Cavaliers

Yahoo.com: Ball Don't Lie (Henry Bushnell) — (Getty) So Kyrie Irving is on the trading block. Not by Cleveland’s choice, but out of necessity after Irving reportedly met with Cavaliers owner Dan Gilbert last week and requested a trade . And now the Cavs must decide how to respond to Irving’s request . Irving, at last week’s meeting, reportedly  mentioned the San Antonio Spurs, New York Knicks, Minnesota Timberwolves and Miami...
  • 125 days ago
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Kyrie Irving reportedly wants out of Cleveland. What do the Cavs do now?

Yahoo.com: Ball Don't Lie (Henry Bushnell) — How will LeBron’s impending free agency influence the Cavs’ handling of Kyrie Irving’s trade request? (Getty) Kyrie Irving reportedly wants out of Cleveland . That was the shocking news that broke Friday afternoon, first reported by ESPN’s Brian Windhorst and later confirmed by TNT’s David Aldridge and others . Irving, per Windhorst, requested a trade at a meeting with owner Dan...
  • 125 days ago
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Carmelo Anthony makes another concession in his effort to join the Rockets

Yahoo.com: Ball Don't Lie (Ben Rohrbach) — Carmelo Anthony probably wouldn’t mind trading places with Ryan Anderson. (AP) As  the yearlong power struggle  between franchise and player rages on in New York, Knicks star Carmelo Anthony is reportedly willing to make yet another contractual concession in order to facilitate a trade to one of the two contending teams that feature his bestest Banana Boat buds . Anthony is willing to...
  • 125 days ago
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NBA commissioner Adam Silver makes a case for legalized in-game betting

Yahoo.com: Ball Don't Lie (Ben Rohrbach) — NBA commissioner Adam Silver continues to embrace legalized sports gambling. (AP) While Major League Baseball’s Rob Manfred and the NHL’s Gary Bettman took a wait-and-see approach to potential legalized sports gambling and the NFL’s Roger Goodell remained silent, the NBA’s Adam Silver fully embraced the notion during the first-ever panel  to feature all four commissioners of North...
  • 126 days ago
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Ace recruiter CJ McCollum thinks Carmelo Anthony is 'interested' in Blazers

Yahoo.com: Ball Don't Lie (Henry Bushnell) — (Getty) Carmelo Anthony’s no-trade clause remains a major impediment in ongoing talks between the New York Knicks and several other NBA teams. But if CJ McCollum and Damian Lillard have their way, Melo’s no-trade clause could become slightly less restrictive. Both McCollum and Lillard confirmed Wednesday that they have been recruiting Anthony, according to Joe Freeman of The Oregonian: ...
  • 127 days ago
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With '#FireGarPax' billboard, Bulls fans crowdfund call for front-office overhaul

Yahoo.com: Ball Don't Lie (Dan Devine) — Your donation dollars at work, Bulls fans. (Photo via @BrettFox5) To Brandon Henderson, the 2017 NBA draft was more than a massive disappointment; it was the last straw. And as it turns out, he was far from the only Chicago Bulls fan who felt that way … or who was willing to fork over some cash to let the Bulls’ brass know in no uncertain terms just how angry he was. [ Now’s the time to...
  • 127 days ago
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