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Gordon Hayward says Boston Celtics confident in post-LeBron Eastern Conference

CAMBRIDGE, Mass. -- Boston Celtics forward Gordon Hayward expressed confidence in his team for the 2018-19 season, as it faces an Eastern Conference that no longer has LeBron James, who moved to the Los Angeles Lakers in July,...

Fantasy basketball – Does value rise or fall for Kawhi Leonard, DeMar DeRozan?

Jul 18, 2018Andre SnellingsESPN The San Antonio Spurs have just traded Kawhi Leonard and Danny Green to the Toronto Raptors for DeMar DeRozan, Jakob Poeltl and a heavily protected 2019 first round pick, in a variation of a...

Gregg Popovich, San Antonio Spurs coach, says with Kawhi Leonard traded it’s ‘time to...

After saying "attempts were made to see what would be best" with Kawhi Leonard this offseason, Gregg Popovich and the San Antonio Spurs are ready to move forward after trading Leonard for DeMar DeRozan on Wednesday."We talked often...

How Kawhi Leonard went from San Antonio Spurs star to Toronto Raptor

Here's the timeline of events between the San Antonio Spurs and Kawhi Leonard that led to a blockbuster trade between the Spurs and Raptors:August 2017: The Spurs grant Leonard permission to take over his entire rehabilitation process. After...

Toronto Raptors agree on deal to acquire Kawhi Leonard in trade that involves DeMar...

9:15 AM ETAdrian WojnarowskiESPN The San Antonio Spurs have agreed to trade Kawhi Leonard and Danny Green to Toronto for DeMar DeRozan, Jakob Poeltl and a protected 2019 first-round pick, league sources tell ESPN.Toronto's first-round pick to San...

San Antonio Spurs’ Kawhi Leonard is considering participation in USA Basketball minicamp in Las...

5:15 PM ETAdrian WojnarowskiRamona ShelburneCloseESPN Senior WriterSenior writer for ESPN.comSpent seven years at the Los Angeles Daily NewsSan Antonio Spurs star Kawhi Leonard is seriously considering participation in the USA Basketball national team's minicamp in Las Vegas next...

Kings trading Garrett Temple to Grizzlies for Ben McLemore, Deyonta Davis

12:44 PM ETAdrian WojnarowskiESPN The Sacramento Kings are trading guard Garrett Temple to the Memphis Grizzlies for guard Ben McLemore, forward Deyonta Davis, cash and a 2021 second-round draft pick, league sources told ESPN.The teams are setting up...

LaVar Ball boasts he’d beat LeBron James one-on-one, says ‘Back in my heyday, can’t...

LaVar Ball made headlines last year when he said that he could have beaten Michael Jordan one-on-one back in his playing days. Now the braggadocious basketball dad is making the same claim about his son's new teammate: LeBron...

Dante Cunningham, San Antonio Spurs agree to 1-year deal

3:58 PM ETAdrian WojnarowskiESPN Free-agent forward Dante Cunningham has agreed to a one-year contract with the San Antonio Spurs, league sources told ESPN.Cunningham, 31, gives the Spurs depth at small forward in the aftermath of the franchise's declining...

LeBron James courtside for Los Angeles Lakers’ summer league game

4:54 AM ETAndre SnellingsESPN LAS VEGAS -- New Los Angeles Laker LeBron James was sitting courtside for the team's 101-78 victory over the Detroit Pistons at the Las Vegas Summer League on Sunday.The win puts the Lakers in...

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Philadelphia 76ers great and NBA Hall of Famer Hal Greer dies...

Hall of Fame guard Hal Greer, who starred on the Wilt Chamberlain-led Philadelphia Sixers team that went 68-13 and won the 1966-67 NBA...

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