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Love on LeBron leaving

Love knew LeBron's decision was between Lakers and Cavs

Kevin Love understands LeBron James leaving Cleveland for Los Angeles to begin a new chapter.



Clarkson playing for Philippines at Asia Games

How Jordan Clarkson will fit with Gilas Pilipinas

Cleveland Cavaliers guard Jordan Clarkson makes his debut in international competition as a member of Gilas Pilipinas on Tuesday. But how will he mesh with the team?

Clarkson's dad arrives as Gilas practices before Asiad opening

Gilas Pilipinas snuck in one last practice Saturday morning, hours before the opening ceremonies of the 18th Asian Games.

NBA Rookies

5-on-5: Rooks on awards, big purchases and odd advice from Kobe

We caught up with Deandre Ayton and the Class of 2018 to talk about awards, most anticipated matchups and LeBron's move to L.A.

NBA rookies hammer dunks, prank each other at photo shoot

Trae Young, Marvin Bagley III, Collin Sexton, Jaren Jackson and others have a good time at the Panini NBA Rookie photo shoot.


NBA Talking Points

Kellerman would let go of Green before Thompson

Max Kellerman thinks Draymond Green is less of a priority to keep on the Warriors than Klay Thompson.


Stephen A.: McCollum is 'a frustrated individual'

Stephen A. Smith understands CJ McCollum's frustrations with NBA superteams.


Will Kyrie be a Knick next season?

Royce Young expects Kyrie Irving to stay put with the Celtics instead of heading to New York in 2019.


Jalen skeptical of Howard's evolution into Kevin Durant

Jalen Rose says Dwight Howard's trainer's goal to transform his game into Kevin Durant's isn't smart.



Simmons trolls Embiid, LeBron

Simmons: I'm a better gamer than Embiid, Exum

Philadelphia 76ers star Ben Simmons compares his NBA 2K19 skills against other NBA players.


Simmons: I knew LeBron already picked the Lakers

76ers point-guard Ben Simmons spoke at the unveiling of his NBA 2K19 Australia cover.


NBA 2018-19 Schedule

Next season's fixtures released

Every NBA game we can't wait to watch, and why

Mark your calendars, because the full NBA schedule has been unveiled. Here are our can't-miss games.

Arcade games, city tours and Spotify: Best of NBA teams' schedule reveals

Whether it's a trip around town or a retro game, the 2018-19 NBA schedule reveal allowed teams to have fun with the new slate.

Travis Scott homers off James Harden

Rapper Travis Scott is hyped up after he sends a pitch from the 2018 NBA MVP to Astroworld in a celebrity softball game.


Drummond blocks camper's shot with his head

Andre Drummond dominates campers with several blocked shots, followed by a crossover that sets up a jam.


Embiid flies to Foxborough for Eagles' preseason game

Joel Embiid gets a helicopter ride to New England to take in Philadelphia's preseason game.


Hayward looking healthy with nice dunk

Gordon Hayward is on the road to recovery with his trainer Jason Smeathers, and the Celtics forward looks agile dunking on his defender.



Lebron the greatest ever?

'LeBron James best ever by big margin'

Rockets GM Daryl Morey is a whiz at statistical analysis. He says he has looked at the numbers and considers LeBron James the best player in the history of the NBA "by a bit of a big margin."

Is LeBron the greatest player of all time?

The SportsNation crew debates if LeBron James has surpassed Michael Jordan as the best player ever.

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Schuhmann: First 20 games revealing

Five spotlight games for 2018-19

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