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Jason Kidd is reportedly among the candidates to become the next head coach of the Los Angeles Lakers.
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May 09, 2019 - 10:34 am
The search for the next Los Angeles Lakers head coach continues to be much more difficult than anticipated. It appeared as if LeBron James’ former Cleveland Cavaliers coach Ty Lue was on the fast track to get the job, but the negotiations deteriorated, culminating in Wednesday's news that Lue had...
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Kyrie Irving of the Boston Celtics fights for a loose ball with the Milwaukee Bucks' Brook Lopez during the second round of the 2019 NBA playoffs.
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May 09, 2019 - 9:31 am
( WEEI ) Twelve championship titles since 2001, and you can add another five from our championship college hockey friends at BC and BU within that same period of time. Not to mention 17 conference or league championships at the professional level to boot. Yes, over the last two decades we have...
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Stephen Curry has been inconsistent in the Golden State Warriors' 2019 playoff series against the Houston Rockets.
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May 08, 2019 - 12:10 pm
As the Golden State Warriors and Houston Rockets careen toward Game 5 of their classic second-round NBA playoff series Wednesday night in Oakland, tied at two games apiece, one of the major subplots of the series has been the subpar play of Warriors superstar point guard Stephen Curry. Curry is...
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Kyrie Irving of the Boston Celtics looks on during a loss to the Milwaukee Bucks in the Eastern Conference semifinals.
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May 08, 2019 - 11:12 am
( WEEI ) The Boston Celtics can pay Kyrie Irving $80 million more than any other team this offseason. But they are far from the favorites to sign the mercurial point guard, according to the Vegas oddsmakers. The Las Vegas sports books released their odds this week for where the NBA's top free...
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May 07, 2019 - 11:47 am
( CBS Sports Radio ) Kawhi Leonard only played nine games last season, so perhaps the NBA world forgot how good he is. Well, he is reminding everyone this postseason. Leonard is averaging 38.0 points, 9.0 rebounds and 4.0 assists in the Toronto Raptors' second-round playoff series against the...
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May 07, 2019 - 8:05 am
( 95.7 The Game ) The Golden State Warriors dropped back-to-back games in Houston and now the series is tied 2-2. Despite Kevin Durant dropping 34 points and Stephen Curry finishing with 30, the Warriors fell, 112-108, on Monday night at the Toyota Center in Houston. The storyline was similar to...
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Joel Embiid celebrates during the Philadelphia 76ers' Game 3 victory over the Toronto Raptors.
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May 03, 2019 - 9:43 am
( 94WIP ) The Philadelphia 76ers made a statement Thursday night at Wells Fargo Center. If you don't think they're legitimate Eastern Conference contenders, you need your eyes checked. They dominated the Toronto Raptors in Game 3, 116-95, to take a 2-1 series lead. Raptors star Kawhi Leonard (33...
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Warriors forward Kevin Durant is expected to be the most coveted free agent in 2019.
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May 02, 2019 - 3:05 pm
Kevin Durant has been a focal point of the 2018-19 NBA season, not just for his all-world play on the court, but for his expected free agency, which is scheduled to begin July 1 if he opts out of his contract with the Golden State Warriors. The 30-year-old has won two NBA championships with the...
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Boston Celtics GM Danny Ainge addresses the media in 2016.
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May 02, 2019 - 12:04 pm
( WEEI ) -- Boston Celtics president of basketball operations Danny Ainge suffered a mild heart attack in Milwaukee on Tuesday night, the team announced . Ainge received immediate medical attention and is expected to make a full recovery. He will return to Boston shortly and further updates will be...
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May 01, 2019 - 8:57 am
OAKLAND ( 95.7 The Game ) -- If there were ever any doubt that 7000 Coliseum Way was the center of the basketball universe on Tuesday evening, that was removed more than two and a half hours before the Houston Rockets won the opening tip in Game 2, Eric Gordon dribbled up the floor and the boos...
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