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Lue: Korver limited because C's changed rotation

NBA Headlines - 4 hours 12 min ago
Cavs coach Tyronn Lue said the Celtics' decision to not play Semi Ojeleye foiled his planned rotation for Kyle Korver, who didn't check into Wednesday's Game 5 until the start of the second quarter.
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LeBron shrugs off talk he tired down stretch

NBA Headlines - 5 hours 27 min ago
While LeBron James dismissed talk that he grew fatigued during Wednesday's Game 5 loss to the Celtics, Cavaliers coach Tyronn Lue admitted, "He looked a little tired to me."
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Carmelo rejects IG post claiming Korver is better

NBA Headlines - Wed, 05/23/2018 - 23:20
Oklahoma City Thunder veteran Carmelo Anthony strongly disagreed with an Instagram post stating that Cleveland Cavaliers sharpshooter Kyle Korver is better than him at this point in their NBA careers.
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Celtics push Cavs to the brink as Tatum, defense spark Game 5 rout

NBA Headlines - Wed, 05/23/2018 - 22:37
Jayson Tatum stole the show and Boston's defense stymied LeBron in the second half. Now the Celtics head back to Cleveland with a chance to end King James' Eastern Conference reign.
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Warriors irked, but confident ahead of Game 5

NBA Headlines - Wed, 05/23/2018 - 21:24
Despite losing Game 4 of the Western Conference finals at home, the Golden State Warriors like their chances ahead of Game 5 against the Rockets on Thursday in Houston.
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Comeback kid? Stoudemire weighs return to NBA

NBA Headlines - Wed, 05/23/2018 - 19:59
Six-time All-Star Amar'e Stoudemire said Wednesday that he's considering a return to the NBA.
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Video shows arrest, tasing of Bucks' Brown

NBA Headlines - Wed, 05/23/2018 - 17:32
Milwaukee police apologized and said officers have been disciplined over an incident in which a stun gun was used on Bucks rookie Sterling Brown in January.
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Playoff predictions: Who are the new Finals favorites?

NBA Headlines - Wed, 05/23/2018 - 14:22
Our panel forecasts the NBA playoffs with each conference finals series tied at 2-2.
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Offensive juggernaut? Mental toughness secures Game 4

NBA Headlines - Wed, 05/23/2018 - 01:55
Houston faced a double-digit deficit not once, but twice, in the most feared arena this postseason. But defense and composure were the key ingredients to a pivotal Game 4.
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Mutombo to be honored with Sager Strong Award

NBA Headlines - Tue, 05/22/2018 - 18:47
Basketball Hall of Famer Dikembe Mutombo will receive the Sager Strong Award at this year's NBA Awards show for his humanitarian efforts.
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2018 World Fame 100: Who reaches the pinnacle across sports?

NBA Headlines - Tue, 05/22/2018 - 09:03
To find the 100 most famous athletes in the world, we started with 600 of the biggest names in sports. Then we ranked them based on a formula of three fame factors.
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2018 World Fame 100: Who reaches the pinnacle across sports?

NBA Headlines - Tue, 05/22/2018 - 09:03
To find the 100 most famous athletes in the world, we started with 600 of the biggest names in sports. Then we ranked them based on a formula of three fame factors.
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From OKC to the Bay: How KD is building a Silicon Valley empire

NBA Headlines - Tue, 05/22/2018 - 09:03
Kevin Durant takes us inside his growing business empire, his Nike negotiations and whether he ultimately might end up in an owner's box.
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Bucks' Brown to sue MPD; video worries mayor

NBA Headlines - Tue, 05/22/2018 - 08:48
Milwaukee Mayor Tom Barrett "definitely" has concerns about police video footage that shows officers using a stun gun on Bucks rookie Sterling Brown.
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How Mike D'Antoni embraced the iso, and why he won't stop now

NBA Headlines - Tue, 05/22/2018 - 08:12
The coach who helped revolutionize "pace-and-space" has adapted his style to suit his superstar guards. Even after three uneven games against Golden State, don't expect many changes to Houston's iso-heavy formula.
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Korver leaves little on table as key 'other Cav'

NBA Headlines - Tue, 05/22/2018 - 06:12
Kyle Korver was the surprise star of Game 4 for the Cavs, scoring 14 points off the bench and blocking a game-high three shots. But a third-quarter play in which he dove onto the floor for a loose ball was the defining moment for the 37-year-old.
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Celtics vow to 'get up off mat, go after it again'

NBA Headlines - Tue, 05/22/2018 - 01:46
The Celtics won't find watching film of Monday's Game 4 loss very therapeutic, as there were head-slapping miscues in the first half and numerous missed chances to pull close in the fourth quarter.
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Pressure flips to Celtics after Cavs win Game 4

NBA Headlines - Mon, 05/21/2018 - 22:45
LeBron James' sixth 40-point game of the postseason helped Cleveland hold off Boston's second-half push to tie the Eastern Conference finals.
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Warriors' Kerr wins Rudy Tomjanovich Award

NBA Headlines - Mon, 05/21/2018 - 22:41
Golden State's Steve Kerr has won the Rudy Tomjanovich Award, given to an NBA coach in recognition of his cooperation with media and fans as well as excellence on the court.
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LeBron passes Kareem to set playoff FG record

NBA Headlines - Mon, 05/21/2018 - 21:08
With his sixth field goal Monday night, LeBron James passed Kareem Abdul-Jabbar (2,356) to become the NBA's all-time leader in made postseason field goals.
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