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Rockets reportedly do not want to follow ‘the process,’ will not dump veterans for picks

Rockets players are at the heart of a lot of trade rumors swirling around the league; the team has lost 13 in a row heading into the All-Star break and is headed for a rebuild after the trade of James Harden. However, the Rockets and GM Rafael Stone are looking for a quality young player […]

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Kyrie Irving misses All-Star media session

The NBA is holding an All-Star game in order to make money by promoting the league’s top players to a global audience. That process includes All-Stars speaking to the media (including many international reporters). But Nets guard Kyrie Irving skipped his press conference today. Joe Vardon of The Athletic: Marc Berman of the New York […]

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Blake Griffin clears waivers, reportedly agrees to deal with Brooklyn

As expected, Griffin has agreed to terms already and will sign with the Brooklyn Nets, his agent told Adrian Wojnarowski of ESPN. The details on how much he signed for and the actual ink to paper will happen in the coming days. It cost him a cool $13 million, but Blake Griffin is now officially […]

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Garza gets 21 points, No. 5 Iowa tops No. 25 Wisconsin 77-73

IOWA CITY, Iowa – It was Senior Day, but Luka Garza didn’t know he was going to have to give a speech. The Iowa center also didn’t know what else was coming in the postgame ceremony. Minutes after the 6-foot-11 star scored 21 points and had 16 rebounds to lead the fifth-ranked Hawkeyes over No. […]

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Indiana’s Domantas Sabonis gets revenge, wins All-Star Skills Challenge

Big men own the All-Star Skills Challenge. Bam Adebayo won it last year, joining fellow bigs Kristaps Porzingis and Karl-Anthony Towns as event champions. Add Domantas Sabonis to the list. The Indiana Pacers’ All-Star big man, who was the runner-up in the event a year ago, won the 2021 edition by beating out Nikola Vucevic […]

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Stephen Curry outduels Mike Conley in thrilling 3-point contest

Mike Conley is accustomed to All-Star agony. Finally named an All-Star, Conley had a fantastic performance in the 3-point contest. Yet, he could only sit, watch and grumble with a grin as the greatest shooter of all-time got hot. Stephen Curry made nine of his 11 last shots – including the last two – to […]

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Anfernee Simons blows rim a kiss, wins dunk contest

Anfernee Simons never touched lips to rim during practice. He wanted to avoid hurting himself Sunday night in Atlanta. He couldn’t find a mouthpiece that fit. So, when the Trail Blazers guard took off for his final attempt, he knew he had little chance of sealing the dunk contest with a kiss. “I’m just going […]