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Davis adopting Westbrook mentality without Cousins

Anthony Davis explains why DeMarcus Cousins' injury prompted him to embrace leadership the way Russell Westbrook did when Kevin Durant left Oklahoma City.

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Luka Doncic

Why the Slovenian is in line for the NBA

Why Doncic is the new top NBA draft pick.

Fran Fraschilla joins SportsCenter to break down why international player Luka Doncic is projected as the No. 1 overall draft pick in the NBA.

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LeBron future predictions all the rage

Jalen has perfect landing spot for LeBron in free agency.

Jalen Rose takes Stephen A. Smith and Max Kellerman to task about their LeBron free-agency predictions before breaking down the ideal landing place for King James.

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What does the All-Star Game ratings dip mean?

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NBA All-Star Game takes slight ratings dip.

Mike Golic compares All-Star viewership across all major sports after learning the newly-formatted NBA All-Star Game didn't boost the ratings.

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LeBron James

Cavs star claims third All-Star Game MVP

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LeBron: Playing with Kyrie was 'phenomenal.'

LeBron James expresses how it felt to play with Kyrie Irving again and adds any chance that he gets to play with your old teammates is a "great moment."

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LeBron: 'We changed the landscape' of the All-Star Game.

LeBron James breaks down his team's stand on defense and thanking legends of the game's past for giving today's stars a platform.

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Knicks

Joakim Noah impasse takes a twist

What happened between Noah and Hornacek?

The Jump crew reacts to reports that say Knicks head coach Jeff Hornacek was the first to shove Joakim Noah before the two were separated.

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Commissioner Silver moots playoff format change

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Nichols on new playoff format: 'It will never happen.'

Rachel Nichols details the roadblocks impeding NBA commissioner Adam Silver's new playoff format idea.

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Proposed NBA playoff format could impact free agency.

Pablo Torre says that reorganizing playoff seeding will "radically" change player movement, specifically LeBron James' future.

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NBA All-Star Game Review

Insiders give their take on format change

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Ogwumike: LeBron inspired his side in LA.

Chiney Ogwumike and Phil Murphy discuss the new All Star format and praise LeBron James' performance.

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Did All-Star Game win the fans back?

Stephen A. Smith and Max Kellerman debate if efforts to make the NBA All-Star Game more competitive was a success.

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NBA All-Star Weekend Recap

LeBron guides his team to win over Curry's

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Durant calls ASG 'the best one I've been a part of.'

Kevin Durant tells Ramona Shelburne about the fun he had during the All-Star Game and beating his Warriors' teammates.

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Wade has no regrets about signing with Cleveland.

Dwyane Wade says he wasn't ready to go back to Miami in the offseason, but seeing the Heat trade for him showed him that the team truly did want him to return.

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Wade glad LeBron was able to utilize his platform.

Dwyane Wade wasn't surprised by Fox News host Laura Ingraham's "shut up and dribble" comments, but was glad it was directed at LeBron James so someone of his magnitude could shine a light on them.

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Embiid: NBA Africa game means so much to the continent.

Joel Embiid and Victor Oladipo discuss how proud they are to represent Africa following the announcement of the 3rd NBA Africa game.

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Jazz's Mitchell wins Slam Dunk contest

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Mitchell says only right to pay tribute to Vinsanity.

Donovan Mitchell, winner of the 2018 Slam Dunk Contest, explains why he paid tribute to Vince Carter with his final dunk.

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Mitchell edges Nance to win dunk contest.

Donning a Vince Carter throwback jersey and dunking over Kevin Hart, Donovan Mitchell becomes the 14th rookie to win the Slam Dunk Contest.

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NBA All-Star Weekend

Booker and Dinwiddie enter winners' circle

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Booker victorious in 3-Point Contest.

Check out the shots made and bricked in the 3-Point Contest, with Devin Booker taking home the trophy.

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Dinwiddie victorious in skills competition.

The skills competition saw the guards go against the big men, with Nets PG Spencer Dinwiddie topping Bulls PF Lauri Markkanen for the trophy.

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Player-Referee Relations

Tensions eased following meeting

Trail Blazers

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Lillard says players forget how hard ref's jobs are.

Damian Lillard explains the constant disconnect between the players and the referees this season and why players should consider how hard the officials jobs are.

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Silver is encouraged about players and referee relationship.

NBA Commissioner Adam Silver talks about the efforts to mend the relationship between NBA players and officials after a high number of technical fouls so far this season.

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Cavaliers

Love to return to revamped team

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Love: Athletes' platforms 'transcend sport.'

Kevin Love addresses the issue of mixing politics and sport, saying that athletes have such large followings that they can "make a change."

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Stars don't back down on social issues

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Silver is proud of LeBron and Durant for response to criticism.

NBA Commissioner Adam Silver praises LeBron James and Kevin Durant for their comments regarding social activism and how he encourages them to speak out on issues that matter to them.

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Michael Jordan

Basketball great turns 55

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Celebrating 'Air Jordan' at 55.

Relive Michael Jordan's greatest moments of his legendary career as he turns 55.

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MJ reclaims the throne with famous 'double nickel' game.

Relive Michael Jordan's incredible 55-point performance against the Knicks at Madison Square Garden, just his fifth game back from his first retirement in 1995.

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Celtics

Kyrie Irving

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Kyrie wants All-Star draft televised.

Kyrie Irving says it would be fun to have the NBA All-Star draft televised next season as it would be great for the fans.

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Kobe Bryant

Lakers legend gives his take on 2017-18 season

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Kobe picks his NBA title favorites.

Kobe Bryant breaks down if the Rockets have what it takes to topple the Warriors en route to an NBA title.

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Kobe proving doubters wrong in retirement.

Kobe Bryant talks to Jalen Rose about the challenges he has faced post-retirement and his Academy Award nomination.

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Ben Simmons

76ers'guard-come-forward talks about his rookie year

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Who's the real Rookie of the Year?

76ers G Ben Simmons handicaps the race for NBA Rookie of the Year and his main competition, Donovan Mitchell of the Jazz.

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Simmons: 'I can be one of the best players in the league.'

Ben Simmons knows it will take time, but says he's poised to become a premier player to help bring a championship to Philadelphia.

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NBA Rising Stars Challenge

Which rookie-come-2nd year will shine brightest?

Celtics

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Lowe impressed by Brown's improved game.

Zach Lowe is a fan of Jaylen Brown's skill set and how much he has improved from his rookie season.

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NBA All-Star Must-Reads

Players on their Road to ASG 2018

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Pacers

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Celtics

Irving and co. yet to get into a consistent groove

Warriors

Curry on player-coaching...

Curry on players coaching: 'I'd call it an experiment.'

Steph Curry assesses his teammates acting as coaches and calling plays during timeouts and whether he plans to use the experience for the NBA All-Star game.

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Kobe Bryant on Colin Kaepernick.

The Undefeated presents Dear Black Athlete

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Kobe Bryant on black athletes.

The Undefeated presents Dear Black Athlete

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