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Kawhi Leonard of the Toronto Raptors dribbles up the floor during the 2019 Eastern Conference finals.
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May 29, 2019 - 11:59 am
By John Healy For the fifth consecutive year, the Golden State Warriors are in the NBA Finals, but this time -- after four straight showdowns with the Cleveland Cavaliers -- they will have a new opponent. The Toronto Raptors, led by All-Star forward Kawhi Leonard, will be making the first NBA...
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Kevin Durant #35 of the Golden State Warriors high fives Andre Iguodala #9 during their game against the Phoenix Suns at ORACLE Arena on October 22, 2018 in Oakland, California.
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May 28, 2019 - 9:04 am
Game 1 of the NBA Finals is Thursday in Toronto between the Raptors and Warriors. Golden State is looking to further add to their dynasty with a third consecutive championship and fourth in five years in what is their fifth consecutive NBA Finals appearance. However, the Warriors enter these Finals...
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Charlotte Hornets guard Kemba Walker (15) talks to his bench during the fourth quarter against the Detroit Pistons at Little Caesars Arena.
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May 24, 2019 - 9:52 am
The fact that All-NBA Team voting qualifies guard Kemba Walker for a new "supermax'' contract means his present employer, the Charlotte Hornets, can pay him $80 million more than the Dallas Mavericks can pay him. But that doesn't mean the Mavs are the only ones behind the 8-ball here. The Hornets...
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Texas Tech's Jarrett Culver guarding Virginia's Deandre Hunter in the NCAA championship game
Streeter Lecka
May 23, 2019 - 10:01 am
The NBA Draft is on June 20 and everyone in the world knows that Zion Williamson is going first overall to the New Orleans Pelicans. In fact, most NBA fans have a pretty good idea how the first three picks will shake out, with the Memphis Grizzlies making it no secret that they would select Murray...
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Kevin Durant #35 of the Golden State Warriors reacts during their game against the Houston Rockets in Game Five of the Western Conference Semifinals of the 2019 NBA Playoffs at ORACLE Arena on May 08, 2019 in Oakland, California.
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May 22, 2019 - 10:02 am
With the Warriors sitting back, waiting to find out who they'll face in the NBA Finals, Kevin Durant's manager Rich Kleiman has spoken out about the future plans of the league's most-talked about free-agent-to-be. Asked at a Wall Street Journal event if Durant has already made his decision, Kleiman...
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Warriors guard Stephen Curry playing the Portland Trailblazers in the 2019 playoffs
Jonathan Ferrey
May 21, 2019 - 3:10 pm
Jordan, Magic, Bird, Curry? You bet. In the latest episode of RADIO.com’s Big Time Basketball podcast Matt Steinmetz and Brian Scalabrine nominate Curry for a place on basketball’s Mount Rushmore. “If they win a championship that would give him 4 titles. Is he better than the all-time? I think he’s...
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Stephen Curry #30 of the Golden State Warriors celebrates defeating the Portland Trail Blazers 119-117 during overtime in game four of the NBA Western Conference Finals to advance to the 2019 NBA Finals at Moda Center on May 20, 2019 in Portland, Oregon.
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May 21, 2019 - 5:10 am
The Warriors once again appear unstoppable. No matter how far they go down, Golden State never seems to be out of a game. The Warriors swept their way to a fifth straight NBA Finals, getting triple-doubles from Stephen Curry and Draymond Green in a 119-117 overtime victory on Monday night. Green...
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Zion Williamson points on defense during a game at Duke.
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May 17, 2019 - 9:24 am
An easy choice in the Big Easy. On the latest episode of RADIO.COM's "Big Time Basketball" podcast , Matt Steinmetz and Brian Scalabrine discuss the results of the NBA Draft Lottery , in which the New Orleans Pelicans won the rights to the No. 1 pick in next month's draft and the chance to select...
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May 17, 2019 - 9:12 am
( 94WIP ) The Philadelphia 76ers' season is over, which means it is time for the front office to make tough decisions that will shape the direction of the franchise for the forseeable future. One of those decisions is what to do with free-agent guard Jimmy Butler. An Instagram post late Thursday...
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Zion Williamson of Duke lets out a yell on the court during the 2018-19 season.
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May 15, 2019 - 1:24 pm
( 97.1 The Ticket ) When the New Orleans Pelicans won the NBA Draft Lottery on Tuesday night, it appeared presumptive No. 1 pick Zion Williamson expressed a bit of disappointment. One report said Williamson wanted to go to the New York Knicks . If Williamson doesn't want to play in New Orleans, he...
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