USA Keeps No. 1 Overall FIBA Ranking Despite 7th-Place Finish at World Cup

Despite finishing seventh at the 2019 FIBA World Cup, the United States maintained its No. 1 position in the FIBA world men's rankings. Team USA has held the top spot for nine consecutive years since winning the 2010 world championship...

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Los Angeles Lakers: LeBron James should challenge Kobe Bryant’s 17th Season

Los Angeles Lakers legend Kobe Bryant had a great 17th season in the NBA and LeBron James is poised to surpass that production in his 17th season. The Los Angeles Lakers have been lucky enough to have some of the most dominant players in NBA history play for them. Who remembers when LeBron James was...

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Philadelphia 76ers: How to mask Tobias Harris’ defense

Philadelphia 76ers head coach Brett Brown has a lot of things to figure out this season, including how to minimize Tobias Harris’ defensive flaws. There’s plenty of questions surrounding the Philadelphia 76ers entering this season. A good portion of those questions involve the makeup of the...

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37 minutes ago, The Sixer Sense, Philadelphia 76ers

Twitter questions Thursday: Detroit Pistons mailbag 1.0

Piston Powered launches its mailbag for the 2019-20 season covering all things Detroit Pistons related and more. Join us each week for a new bag. We’ve secured the bag. The Piston Powered mailbag, which is chalked full of your questions. This is the launch of ‘Twitter questions Thursday’...

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38 minutes ago, PistonPowered, Detroit Pistons

Philadelphia 76ers: J.J. Redick turned down a substantial hometown discount

The Philadelphia 76ers offered J.J. Redick a three-year extension, according to a new report. The Philadelphia 76ers have never been afraid to embrace roster turnover, a trend that continued this summer. Both Jimmy Butler and J.J. Redick were ousted, with Al Horford and Josh Richardson filling their...

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42 minutes ago, The Sixer Sense, Philadelphia 76ers

The Nike LeBron 17 is Officially Unveiled

The Nike LeBron 17 is Officially Unveiled

The Nike LeBron 17 is all about the tech. From the collar to the upper and then all the way down to the heel, the Swoosh has created a big-time performance silhouette.  “We had the blueprint in mind for the 17 and we started from the ground up on everything, whether that was the construction of the...

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42 minutes ago, SLAM Magazine

Memphis Grizzlies to host annual tip-off event, 'Backspin & Backboards,' on Friday, October 11

The Memphis Grizzlies are gearing up to celebrate the start of the 2019-20 season with ‘Backspin & Backboards,’ a new twist on the team’s annual tip-off event to benefit St. Jude Children’s Research Hospital. This ‘ping pong party’ will be held on the main floor at FedExForum on Friday, October 11 from...

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51 minutes ago, Memphis Grizzlies, Memphis Grizzlies

Miami Heat: An uneducated national view of Justise Winslow

While his status among Miami Heat fans was enhanced after last season, the view on Justise Winslow from a national perspective is still a work in progress. In addition to the arrival of Jimmy Butler, the other major topic of conversation this offseason as it relates to the Miami Heat has been the starting...

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1 hour ago, Hoops Habit, Miami Heat

New Orleans Pelicans announce 2019-20 broadcast schedule

September 19, 2019 

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Daily News - September 19, 2019

Get the latest news on the Wine & Gold by checking out what the local and national media are writing about.

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Doc Rivers implies Kawhi Leonard didn’t want to be a Laker

In a recent interview with the LA Times where he recounted the acquisition of Kawhi Leonard, Doc Rivers implied Leonard didn’t wanted to be a Laker. Arash Markazi of the LA Times sat down with LA Clippers’ head coach Doc Rivers to recount the days leading up to the Kawhi Leonard trade that...

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1 hour ago, Clipperholics, Los Angeles Clippers

Mystics’ Elena Delle Donne Wins WNBA MVP

Mystics’ Elena Delle Donne Wins WNBA MVP

Mystics star Elena Delle Donne has won the WNBA’s MVP award for the second time in her career, the team announces. Delle Donne received 41 of 43 first-place votes. “I am extremely proud of this honor,” Delle Donne said. “But we still have work ahead of us and we’re all...

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1 hour ago, SLAM Magazine

Golden State Warriors: Ranking the team’s top-three targets in 2021

The Golden State Warriors, like every other NBA team, will be targeting the 2021 offseason to shape their roster for the next five-plus years. While Anthony Davis may be one of the few big-name stars in the 2020 free agency class, the following year, it’ll be completely different. It’s a...

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1 hour ago, Blue Man Hoop, Golden State Warriors

76ers once again overhaul around Joel Embiid and Ben Simmons

76ers once again overhaul around Joel Embiid and Ben Simmons

Grading the Philadelphia 76ers' offseason.

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1 hour ago, NBC Sports, Philadelphia 76ers

NBA: Ranking the 9 contenders with the best shot to win the 2019-20 title

Which NBA contender has the best shot at winning it all this upcoming season? For the past five seasons, there has been one team who, every year, were the overwhelming favorites to win the NBA championship. I’m talking of course about the Golden State Warriors. Now the monopoly they once had has...

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NBA has yet to approve Nene's new contract with Rockets

Veteran big man Nene officially signed his new contract with the Rockets back on Sept. 6, but the NBA has yet to formally approve the deal, writes ESPN’s Bobby Marks (Insider link). Sources tell Marks that the league has been discussing internally whether it should disapprove of the incentives in the...

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1 hour ago, Yardbarker, Houston Rockets

New York Knicks: Three predictions for RJ Barrett in 2019-20

What can New York Knicks fans expect from RJ Barrett in the 2019-20 NBA season? When the New York Knicks made RJ Barrett the No. 3 overall pick of the 2019 NBA Draft, they received a 6-foot-7 guard/forward that was one of college basketball’s most dynamic players. He contributed to Duke’s...

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1 hour ago, Daily Knicks, New York Knicks

Portland Trail Blazers: Projecting playoff seeding for entire Western Conference

Where will the Portland Trail Blazers fall within the hyper competitive Western Conference playoff picture this time around? This has to be one of the most anticipated NBA seasons in recent history with so much movement of superstars occurring over this past summer. A reset in the NBA like this hasn’t...

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2 hours ago, Rip City Project, Portland Trail Blazers

Detroit Pistons 2019-20 NBA Season Preview

The Detroit Pistons made the post-season last year, but getting back isn't a guarantee. The Pistons have the talent to be a solid team in the East, the question is can they stay healthy enough to make noise? Basketball Insiders takes a look at the Detroit Pistons in this 2019-20 NBA Season Preview.

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Pelicans News Around the Web (9-19-2019)

Pelicans' refresh extends to television booth Pelicans' refresh extends to television booth

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