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Everything You Need to Know About the 2018 NBA Free-Agent Class

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Everything You Need to Know About the 2018 NBA Free-Agent Class

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Maya Moore WNBA All-Star MVP Again, But Sue Bird Center Stage

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Maya Moore WNBA All-Star MVP Again, But Sue Bird Center Stage

- Maya Moore provided the example, reigning league MVP Nneka Ogwumike gladly followed along, and Sue Bird received attention and recognition she deserved. Those veterans on the West roster knew how to turn the first WNBA All-Star Game in Seattle into a showcase. "I thought it was a great game, a great pace. You don't want anybody to get hurt, but you also want to play with a certain intensity to show off your athleticism, and I thought we were able to do that," Moore said
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Karl-Anthony Towns Sinks Half-Court Shot to Win a Pair of Nikes for Camper

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Karl-Anthony Towns Sinks Half-Court Shot to Win a Pair of Nikes for Camper

- Kentucky Basketball @ KentuckyMBB If @KarlTowns makes this, he wins a lucky camper a special-ordered pair of shoes from @Nike. Does he make it? https://t.co/ZRfzxJAK6L. The Minnesota Timberwolves star big man is one of the most talented players in the NBA and looks to have extended his jumper past the three-point line on Sunday during a kids' basketball camp
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BYU basketball: Jimmer Fredette signs $1.8 million deal to return to China

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BYU basketball: Jimmer Fredette signs $1.8 million deal to return to China

- On the eve of running in a long-distance race to celebrate Pioneer Day in Utah on Monday, former BYU basketball star Jimmer Fredette has apparently agreed to return to China to play basketball this fall and winter. Fredette has agreed to remain with the Shanghai Sharks, signing a deal worth around $1.8 million, according to David Pick, an international basketball reporter
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Basketball Hall of Famer John Kundla dies at 101

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Basketball Hall of Famer John Kundla dies at 101

- He helped the Minneapolis Lakers become the NBA's first dynasty. . Basketball Hall of Famer John Kundla dies at 101 He helped the Minneapolis Lakers become the NBA's first dynasty MINNEAPOLIS — John Kundla, the Hall of Fame coach who led the Minneapolis Lakers to five NBA championships, died Sunday. He was 101. Son Jim Kundla said his father died at an assisted living facility in Northeast Minneapolis that he has called home for years
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Basketball Hall of Famer John Kundla dies at 101

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Basketball Hall of Famer John Kundla dies at 101

- He helped the Minneapolis Lakers become the NBA's first dynasty. . Basketball Hall of Famer John Kundla dies at 101 He helped the Minneapolis Lakers become the NBA's first dynasty MINNEAPOLIS — John Kundla, the Hall of Fame coach who led the Minneapolis Lakers to five NBA championships, died Sunday. He was 101. Son Jim Kundla said his father died at an assisted living facility in Northeast Minneapolis that he has called home for years
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Basketball Hall of Famer John Kundla dies at 101

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Basketball Hall of Famer John Kundla dies at 101

- He helped the Minneapolis Lakers become the NBA's first dynasty. . Basketball Hall of Famer John Kundla dies at 101 He helped the Minneapolis Lakers become the NBA's first dynasty MINNEAPOLIS — John Kundla, the Hall of Fame coach who led the Minneapolis Lakers to five NBA championships, died Sunday. He was 101. Son Jim Kundla said his father died at an assisted living facility in Northeast Minneapolis that he has called home for years
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Basketball Hall of Famer John Kundla dies at 101

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Basketball Hall of Famer John Kundla dies at 101

- He helped the Minneapolis Lakers become the NBA's first dynasty. . Basketball Hall of Famer John Kundla dies at 101 He helped the Minneapolis Lakers become the NBA's first dynasty MINNEAPOLIS — John Kundla, the Hall of Fame coach who led the Minneapolis Lakers to five NBA championships, died Sunday. He was 101. Son Jim Kundla said his father died at an assisted living facility in Northeast Minneapolis that he has called home for years
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Basketball Hall of Famer John Kundla dies at 101

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Basketball Hall of Famer John Kundla dies at 101

- He helped the Minneapolis Lakers become the NBA's first dynasty. . Basketball Hall of Famer John Kundla dies at 101 He helped the Minneapolis Lakers become the NBA's first dynasty MINNEAPOLIS — John Kundla, the Hall of Fame coach who led the Minneapolis Lakers to five NBA championships, died Sunday. He was 101. Son Jim Kundla said his father died at an assisted living facility in Northeast Minneapolis that he has called home for years
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Basketball Hall of Famer John Kundla dies at 101

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Basketball Hall of Famer John Kundla dies at 101

- He helped the Minneapolis Lakers become the NBA's first dynasty. . Basketball Hall of Famer John Kundla dies at 101 He helped the Minneapolis Lakers become the NBA's first dynasty MINNEAPOLIS — John Kundla, the Hall of Fame coach who led the Minneapolis Lakers to five NBA championships, died Sunday. He was 101. Son Jim Kundla said his father died at an assisted living facility in Northeast Minneapolis that he has called home for years
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Isaiah Thomas is advocating for an unemployed ex-teammate

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Isaiah Thomas is advocating for an unemployed ex-teammate

- Since being waived by the Phoenix Suns in February, former Celtics first round pick Jared Sullinger has been out of the NBA. Now playing in The Basketball Tournament, Sullinger is auditioning for scouts. He also has a former Celtics teammate in his corner: Isaiah Thomas. As Sullinger’s Tournament team, the Scarlett & Gray, , Thomas. Sullinger is very aware
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John Calipari Says He'd Love To See A Kentucky Super Team In The NBA

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John Calipari Says He'd Love To See A Kentucky Super Team In The NBA

- EXCLUSIVE University of Kentucky coaching legend John Calipari says he'd love to see his Wildcats link up in the NBA and make a run at a title ... but tells TMZ Sports, he'd NEVER coach the group. UK greats Anthony Davis and DeMarcus Cousins are already hooping together in New Orleans, and there's been some talk that they could try to lure other blue bloods to play there with them in the future
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LaMelo Ball Draws Buzz by Throwing Down First In-Game Dunk

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LaMelo Ball Draws Buzz by Throwing Down First In-Game Dunk

- Basketball player LaMelo Ball dunked a basketball. BallIsLife, which posted a video of him dunking ("WITH EASE") in June, celebrated this momentous occasion as his first in-game slam. Because of his family, the 15-year-old's every move gets put under a microscope. He tried to dunk in an AAU contest last week, prompting some Twitter users to mock the teenager. Ball led the Big Ballers to a victory over the Los Angeles Elite
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Kristen McDonnell returns as Braintree girls’ basketball coach

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Kristen McDonnell returns as Braintree girls’ basketball coach

- The “new” girls’ varsity basketball coach at Braintree High is a very familiar face. Three months after submitting her resignation as head coach after eight stellar seasons — headlined by back-to-back Division 1 state titles in 2014-15 — Kristen McDonnell announced Friday afternoon she will return to the Wamps’ bench for the 2017-18 season. Interference from a few parents, playing time one of the main issues, had reached a boiling point, prompting McDonnell to step down with a “heavy heart
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Jamarko Pickett is making an official visit to Maryland Friday

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Jamarko Pickett is making an official visit to Maryland Friday

- Mark Turgeon and staff are attempting to make a late addition for Maryland basketball’s 2017 recruiting class. Four-star small forward Jamarko Pickett will begin an official visit to College Park on Friday, according to Scout. Pickett, the No. 4 rated recruit from Virginia in his class, was originally committed to Ole Miss. However, last week he was released from his Letter of Intent by the school, reopening his recruitment
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Killeya-Jones to attend Great Britain training camp

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Killeya-Jones to attend Great Britain training camp

- University of Kentucky sophomore-to-be Sacha Killeya-Jones accepted an invitation to attend Great Britain’s national training camp this summer. Killeya-Jones was one of 24 players selected to try out for Great Britain’s senior men’s team. The roster will be whittled to 12 for FIBA EuroBasket 2017, which will begin Aug. 31. Killeya-Jones, a 6-foot-10 forward, is eligible to play for Great Britain because his mother, Ley, was born there
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New Pensacola arena proposed, in fight for NBA developmental team

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New Pensacola arena proposed, in fight for NBA developmental team

- Meanwhile, the Pensacola News-Journal reported on Tuesday that discussions have been held in Pensacola on a proposal to build a new downtown arena and related facilities. Among other things, backers aim for the facility to serve as the home of a new basketball team affiliated with the New Orleans Pelicans. The team would be a part of the NBA's G League, a developmental league named for its main sponsor, Gatorade
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2017 NBA Free-Agency Awards: Which Teams and Players Won the Offseason?

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2017 NBA Free-Agency Awards: Which Teams and Players Won the Offseason?

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  • Major UK target Zion Williamson has a must-see game and a wait-and-see recruitment
    Major UK target Zion Williamson has a must-see game and a wait-and-see recruitment

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    Able to go anywhere in the country to play out the rest of his high school basketball career, Zion Williamson is choosing to stay home at Spartanburg Day School, the team he led to a state title this past season while emerging as a national phenomenon on the court. “My mom always told me growing up that if you were good enough, attention would find you,” Williamson said
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  • Badgers women's basketball: De Pere's Lizzie Miller, Beaver Dam's Kara Crowley plan to walk on at Wisconsin
    Badgers women's basketball: De Pere's Lizzie Miller, Beaver Dam's Kara Crowley plan to walk on at Wisconsin

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    Lizzie Miller, who played for De Pere’s WIAA Division 1 state runner-up girls basketball team, plans to walk on at the University of Wisconsin and play for the Badgers' women's basketball team, according to reports Wednesday. In addition, 5-foot-10 Kara Crowley, who played for Beaver Dam's Division 2 state championship team, plans to walk on, according to WisSports.net. Miller, a 5-7 guard, was the Fox River Classic Conference player of the year, the Green Bay Press-Gazette girls basketball player of the year and a FOX 11 all-area basketball selection
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  • Former University of Kentucky basketball star Jerry Bird dies at 83
    Former University of Kentucky basketball star Jerry Bird dies at 83

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    Bird scored 713 career points and grabbed 589 career rebounds under legendary head coach Adolph Rupp. He averaged double figures in both his final two seasons at UK, including 16.2 points and 11.3 rebounds in 1955-56. He was tabbed an All-SEC Second Team member that year. Bird was drafted in 1956 by the Minneapolis Lakers. He played one season with the New York Knicks in 1959
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  • ‘Real Housewives Of Potomac’ Juan Dixon Is Planning A Major Overhaul Of The Coppin State Men’s Basketball Team
    ‘Real Housewives Of Potomac’ Juan Dixon Is Planning A Major Overhaul Of The Coppin State Men’s Basketball Team

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    Baltimore native and RHOP husband Juan Dixon has his work cut out for him after being named the head coach of Coppin State University’s men’s basketball team, but he has a plan to put the Baltimore school on the basketball map. Juan Dixon played basketball at Calvert Hall for high school, University of Maryland right up 95 for college, and for part of his NBA career, he played for the Washington Wizards in Washington, D
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  • How plane crash changed John Beilein and his wife
    How plane crash changed John Beilein and his wife

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    Kathleen Beilein was uneasy as she rode the team bus to the airport. It got worse as she boarded the plane. Earlier that morning, 57-mph winds had besieged southeastern Michigan's power grid. Tens of thousands lost power. At Crisler Arena in Ann Arbor, her husband's basketball team had to practice in the dark. Now, here they were, the team, the coaches, the staff, and the families, set to take off as those same winds besieged their jet
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