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Adrian Peterson, Brian Bowen, Ezekiel Elliott, John Wall, JR Smith, Kevin Durant, Kyrie Irving, LeBron James, Manny Machado, Markelle Fultz, Patrice Evra, Thanksgiving, The Week That Was -

Monday 11.19.18 Former Louisville basketball prospect Brian Bowen II, snitching like an aggrieved 6ix9ine associate, filed a federal racketeering lawsuit against Adidas, accusing the shoe apparel company of engaging in fraud, bribery and money laundering. The Kansas football program, which apparently hates live animals as much as it hates winning seasons in the past decade, […]

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Aaron Donald, Alvin Kamara, Cam Newton, Ciara, DeMar DeRozan, Draymond Green, Golden State Warriors, Jimmy Butler, Kevin Durant, Klay Thompson, Le'Veon Bell, LeBron James, Patrick Ewing, Patrick Mahomes, Russell Wilson, The Week That Was -

Monday 11.12.18 San Antonio Spurs guard DeMar DeRozan, proving that nothing goes right when thou forsakes Shake Shack, learned he was traded from the Toronto Raptors in July while sitting in the parking lot of a Jack in the Box restaurant. Like finally finding out how Jack Pearson died after all the teasing, the Buffalo […]

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Draymond Green, Golden State Warriors, Kevin Durant, NBA -

OAKLAND, Calif. — Three weeks ago, Kevin Durant, Draymond Green and other Golden State Warriors players danced in a locker room to troll Fergie’s remix rendition of the national anthem. But on Tuesday night, Green was not allowed in the locker room, Durant quickly departed and the rest of the Warriors were left trying to […]

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Andrew Wiggins, Bradley Beal, Derrick Rose, Dwight Howard, EA Sports, Esports, Golden State Warriors, Jimmy Butler, John Wall, Karl-Anthony Towns, Kevin Durant, Klay Thompson, Minnesota Timberwolves, nba live, Oklahoma City Thunder, Russell Westbrook, Washington Wizards -

TGIF, NBA Live 19 fans. This week comes to an end with a star-studded doubleheader on ESPN (8 p.m. Eastern time). First, Russell Westbrook and the Oklahoma City Thunder head to Washington, D.C., to face John Wall’s Wizards, who desperately need a win. Then the defending champion Golden State Warriors welcome the dysfunctional Minnesota Timberwolves […]

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Commentary, Kevin Durant, LeBron James, Los Angeles Lakers, NBA, New York Knicks -

Will the early struggles of LeBron James and the Los Angeles Lakers, now 2-3, influence the offseason’s biggest decision? The NBA season just started, yet much of the league has kept one eye focused on next summer’s biggest free-agent mystery: Will Kevin Durant stay with the Warriors or bolt to the New York Knicks? Much […]

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Golden State Warriors, Kawhi Leonard, Kevin Durant, LeBron James, Los Angeles Lakers, NBA, Toronto Raptors -

The NBA returned to the spotlight in the midst of its offseason on Tuesday when a picture that included the world’s three best small forwards — LeBron James, Kevin Durant and Kawhi Leonard — standing together in hoop gear blew up the internet. The picture first was posted on Tuesday afternoon on the verified Instagram […]

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Anthony Davis, DeMar DeRozan, DeMarcus Cousins, Draymond Green, Giannis Antetokounmpo, Gordon Hayward, James Harden, Jimmy Butler, Joel Embiid, Karl-Anthony Towns, Kawhi Leonard, Kevin Durant, Kevin Love, Klay Thompson, Kristaps Porzingis, LaMarcus Aldridge, LeBron James, NBA LIVE 19, Paul George, Rudy Gobert, Victor Oladipo -

After dropping the NBA LIVE 19 player ratings for the top five point guards earlier in the week, EA Sports has released the top ratings for the rest of the positions. We’ll start with the top five shooting guards. SHOOTING GUARDS James Harden (94 OVR) Klay Thompson (91 OVR) 🤔 DeMar DeRozan (90 OVR) Jimmy […]

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CJ McCollum, Danny Green, Dirk Nowitzki, Donald Trump, Dwight Howard, Dwyane Wade, Jerry Jones, Kevin Durant, Kevin Love, LeBron James, The Week That Was, Urban Meyer, Vince Carter -

Monday 07.23.18 New Washington Wizards center Dwight Howard, starting the countdown for when he is inevitably bought out of his contract in December, kicked off his introductory news conference with a Def Poetry Jam-style sonnet: “I learned Magic for 8 years … traveled to La La Land, learned how to work with Rockets … how […]

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5 Minutes from Home, Get Lifted, Kevin Durant, NBA, Portal A, Stephen Curry, Unanimous Media -

LeBron James isn’t the only NBA player dabbling in film. Golden State Warriors champ Stephen Curry is telling short stories using his YouTube channel to show his softer side. In the third episode of Curry’s newly launched original video series, 5 Minutes From Home, which posted this week, he invites three student-athletes from Oakland, California’s, […]

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Commentary, Golden State Warriors, Kevin Durant, Kyrie Irving, LeBron James -

Some NBA fans insist that the league suffers from an untenable problem: The Golden State Warriors dominate to such an extent that they already know how next season will end — with the Warriors lifting the Larry O’Brien Trophy, with Stephen Curry, Kevin Durant, Klay Thompson, Draymond Green and now DeMarcus Cousins dousing each other […]

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Beyonce, Chris Rock, Destiny’s Child, Drake, ESPYS, Jamie Foxx, Jay Pharoah, Kevin Durant, LeBron James, Michael Jordan, Russell Westbrook, Samuel L. Jackson, Stevie Wonder -

When one thinks of ESPN’s annual ESPYS award show, many moments stand out. While some made us laugh out loud, like host Justin Timberlake, or laugh uncomfortably, like Saturday Night Live alum Norm Macdonald’s scathing opening monologue, the most memorable moments of the past 25 years have evoked emotions, tears and standing ovations. There’s Sidney […]

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Adam Jones, Alex Ovechkin, Brock Lesnar, Charles Oakley, Daniel Cormier, Donte DiVencenzow, Jerry Richardson, Kevin Durant, LeBron James, Michael Bidwill, Papa John's, The Week That Was -

Monday 07.09.18 Former New York Knicks forward Kyle O’Quinn, joining in the yearly tradition of former Knicks players trashing the beleaguered franchise after leaving, said he didn’t return to the team because “I wanted to play for something more than next year’s draft.” UFC champion Daniel Cormier, reneging like a game of spades, said WWE’s […]

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Dear Black Athlete, Father's Day, Golden State Warriors, Kevin Durant, Wayne Pratt -

Father’s Day is usually a celebration of fathers. Wayne Pratt chose to honor his son, two-time NBA Finals Most Valuable Player Kevin Durant. Durant was born on Sept. 29, 1988, in Washington, D.C. A 23-year-old Pratt left Wanda Durant and their sons, Kevin and Tony, about a year later and was in and out of […]

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Bryce Harper, Conor McGregor, Dennis Rodman, Draymond Green, FIFA World Cup, Johnny Manziel, Kevin Durant, Kyle Kuzma, Lamar Jackson, Lonzo Ball, Myles Garrett, President Donald Trump, The Week That Was -

Monday 06.11.18 Golden State Warriors general manager Bob Myers, exemplifying the Art of the Deal, told reporters he plans to give back-to-back Finals MVP Kevin Durant “whatever he wants” during the upcoming contract negotiations. Warriors coach Steve Kerr, not be confused for anything other than a 52-year-old white man, said while he didn’t “get lit” […]

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Draymond Green, Golden State Warriors, Javale McGee, Kevin Durant, NBA, Nick Young, Oakland, Photo Act, Steph Curry -

As one city celebrated a historic sports win 26 years in the making, over on the West Coast, Oakland, California, threw a victory parade for the second year in a row (and the overall third in four years) for the Golden State Warriors, who seem to be untouchable and unbeatable at this point. Stephen Curry […]

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2018 NBA Playoffs, David West, Golden State Warriors, Kevin Durant, NBA, Stephen Curry -

CLEVELAND – With numerous magnum gold and black champagne bottles emptied everywhere and also unopened in a gold tub in the visiting locker room, Golden State Warriors big man David West said there was a lot to celebrate after winning the 2018 NBA championship. “We just worked. Different guys throughout the year carried the load […]

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2018 NBA Playoffs, Cleveland Cavaliers, Kevin Durant, LeBron James -

There’s no such thing as unfamiliar basketball territory for LeBron James. Especially in the NBA Finals. Not even being down 0-3. James’ Cleveland Cavaliers, after all, were down like this last year. “It’s almost like playing the [New England] Patriots,” James ended up saying about the Golden State Warriors after Game 3. “They’re not going […]

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2018 NBA Playoffs, Golden State Warriors, Kevin Durant, NBA -

CLEVELAND — Kevin Durant finally turned off the frustrating game film of Game 4 of the 2017 NBA Finals at about the same time the sun rose on June 10. The Golden State Warriors would defeat LeBron James, Kyrie Irving and the Cleveland Cavaliers one game later at home to win the championship. Even so, […]

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2018 NBA Playoffs, Andre Iguodala, Kevin Durant, LeBron James, NBA Live 18, Rodney Hood, Sim Life, Stephen Curry, Tyronn Lue -

Now that the Finals shift east, the Cleveland Cavaliers are hoping to hit the reset button and recover the swag needed to even this series. Coming home has been the solution for what ails the Cavs all playoffs long. Let’s see if the Cavs’ role players can get back on track or if the defending […]

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Bryan Colangelo, Damarious Randall, Hulk Hogan, Kevin Durant, Kyrie Irving, LaVar Ball, Nick Saban, Rudy Giuliani, The Week That Was -

Monday 05.28.18 Former New York City mayor and part-time Boston Red Sox panderer, er … fan, Rudy Giuliani was booed heavily by the crowd at Yankee Stadium when it was announced that it was Giuliani’s 74th birthday. Former professional wrestler Booker T, who famously told wrestling legend Hulk Hogan he was “coming for you, n—-,” […]

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2018 NBA Playoffs, Andre Iguodala, George Hill, Kevin Durant, Kevin Love, LeBron James, NBA Live 18, Nike, Stephen Curry, Tristan Thompson -

So here we are again for a fourth-straight time. LeBron James and the Cleveland Cavaliers face off against the Golden State Warriors in the NBA Finals. The Warriors, the defending champs, are still miffed they didn’t get the sweep last year. Will the Dubs’ wishes come true as King James returns with a much weaker […]

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2018 NBA Playoffs, Golden State Warriors, Kevin Durant, NBA -

HOUSTON — The newly crowned 2018 NBA Western Conference champions returned via private jet to Oakland, California, in the early hours of Tuesday morning. Next up for the Golden State Warriors? A fourth straight championship series against LeBron James and the Cleveland Cavaliers in the 2018 NBA Finals. After taking some much-needed time to celebrate […]

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2018 NBA Playoffs, Boston Celtics, Brad Stevens, Chris Paul, Cleveland Cavaliers, Culture, Golden State Warriors, Houston Rockets, James Harden, Kevin Durant, LeBron James, NBA, Stephen Curry -

But the allure of the game, keeps calling your name … — Jay-Z, “Allure” (2003) There’s a scene in 1992’s Juice that aces the test of time. Not the one where Bishop (played by the late Tupac Shakur) and Q (played by Omar Epps) are by their lockers in the iconic “I am crazy … […]

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Chris Paul, Clint Capela, James Harden, Kevin Durant, NBA Live 18, Stephen Curry -

Only two storylines are at the forefront of Game 4 between the Houston Rockets and the Golden State Warriors. First, can Houston avoid being down 3-1, all but guaranteeing Golden State another berth in the NBA Finals? Second, how will the “Hamptons Five” minus one perform defensively with Andre Iguodala doubtful because of a knee […]

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Chris Paul, Draymond Green, James Harden, Kevin Durant, Klay Thompson, NBA Live 18, Stephen Curry -

The Houston Rockets worked all season to have the best record in the Western Conference and home-court advantage against the Golden State Warriors — and lost it after one game. What changes should be made? Can Houston bounce back in a must-win Game 2? Let’s see if James Harden and the crew get their mojo […]

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Chris Paul, Draymond Green, James Harden, Kevin Durant, Klay Thompson, NBA Live 18, Stephen Curry -

Here we go, run-and-shoot hoopin’ at its finest. Golden State and Houston are sure to provide the offensive fireworks, but as the saying goes, defense wins championships, so which squad will be able to lock down the other when it matters most? We are finally at Game 1 of the Western Conference finals, so let’s […]

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2018 NBA Playoffs, Golden State Warriors, Kevin Durant, NBA, Undefeated Athlete of the Week -

New Orleans Pelicans fans probably hate the sight of Kevin Durant these days. Hate his wet step-back, his ballhandling, his cold-as-ice glare and that he’s virtually unguardable when agitated, which he was Sunday night during Game 4 of the Western Conference semifinals when he dropped a game-high 38 points. That’s KD, or “Slim” to his […]

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2018 NBA Playoffs, Chris Paul, Clint Capela, Draymond Green, Golden State Warriors, Houston Rockets, James Harden, Kevin Durant, Klay Thompson, NBA, Stephen Curry -

OAKLAND, California — Not even an hour had passed from the buzzer sounding on the end of the New Orleans Pelicans’ season when head coach Alvin Gentry was asked what could have been perceived as a rude question. “With the talent on both teams, how do you see the Warriors-Rockets matching up?” a curious and […]

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Donald Trump, Julio Jones, Kanye West, Kevin Durant, LaMelo Ball, LaVar Ball, Michael Jordan, Russell Westbrook, The Week That Was -

Monday 04.23.18 Golden State Warriors forward Kevin Durant, about as proficient at social media as Shad Moss, said it was a “total accident” when he liked an Instagram comment that said former teammate Russell Westbrook was the “problem” when Durant was still with the Oklahoma City Thunder. A Pennsylvania golf club, telling Waffle House and […]

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2018 NBA Playoffs, Ben Simmons, Golden State Warriors, Hassan Whiteside, Joel Embiid, Kevin Durant, LaMarcus Aldridge, Manu Ginobili, Miami Heat, Philadelphia 76ers, San Antonio Spurs, Stephen A. Smith, Tony Parker -

This is the time when desperation sets in as teams face elimination from the NBA playoffs. Such is the fate of the San Antonio Spurs and the Miami Heat. San Antonio was able to prevent the Golden State Warriors from sweeping, thanks to the heroics of Manu Ginobili in Game 4. Can the Spurs stay […]

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An Appreciation, Draymond Green, Golden State Warriors, Kevin Durant, NBA, Prince, Shaun Livingston, Stephen Curry, Steve Kerr -

OAKLAND, California — Beyoncé and Jay-Z. Rihanna. Floyd Mayweather Jr. Rapper E-40. Neymar. Dave Chappelle. Russell Wilson and Ciara. Snoop Dogg. These are a few of the celebrities who have sat courtside to watch the Golden State Warriors. But of all the stars who have graced the seats at Oracle Arena, none distracted the Warriors […]

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Ben Simmons, Donovan Mitchell, Floyd Mayweather, James Harden, Kevin Durant, Kobe Bryant, LeBron James, Lil B, Master P, The Week That Was -

Monday 04.09.18 NBA players, who are apparently just like us, don’t play hard for all 48 minutes of any given game and have “gentleman’s pacts” for taking plays off. Former Miami Heat forward LeBron James, being his normal passive-aggressive self, once indirectly asked for the firing of Heat coach Erik Spoelstra by asking team president […]

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