Basketball

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Spurs & Leonard Close To 5-Year Deal

Kawhi Leonard agreed to the basic parameters of a five-year contract to stay with the Spurs, a deal that could be worth $90 million, according to a source.

07/01/2015

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Big Names, Big Teams In Pursuit As NBA Free Agency Opens

NBA free agency has opened, with the Los Angeles Lakers and New York Knicks among the teams in pursuit of some of the many players available.

07/01/2015

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Curry Passes LeBron As NBA’s Top Jersey

Warriors star Stephen Curry topped the list of jersey sales in the NBA for the first time Tuesday. LeBron James held the top spot at the end of the regular season.

06/30/2015

Head coach Rick Barnes of the Texas Longhorns reacts in the second half against the Butler Bulldogs during the second round of the 2015 NCAA Men's Basketball Tournament at Consol Energy Center on March 19, 2015 in Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania. (credit: Justin K. Aller/Getty Images)

Barnes Says “No Legs” To UT Misconduct Report

Tennessee coach Rick Barnes said that he doesn’t have reason to be concerned about a Texas investigation into allegations of academic misconduct in its men’s basketball program.

06/30/2015

Commissioner Adam Silver poses for a photo with top prospects before the start of the First Round of the 2015 NBA Draft at the Barclays Center on June 25, 2015 (Photo by Elsa/Getty Images)

With Proper Drafting, Mavs Could Be Best Team In NBA

Instead of just standing on that generic opinion, I decided to do the research and see the players the Mavs could have taken had they been more active participants in the draft.

06/25/2015

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Big Guys May Own NBA Draft Night

The first three players taken in the NBA Draft on Thursday could easily be a trio of big guys. Karl-Anthony Towns seems to be the most likely first pick by Minnesota.

06/22/2015

The Golden State Warriors celebrate after defeating the Cleveland Cavaliers in Game 6 to win the 2015 NBA Finals June 16, 2015 at the at Quicken Loans Arena in Cleveland, Ohio. (credit: TIMOTHY A. CLARY/AFP/Getty Images)

Warriors Top Cavs To Win NBA Title

Revived by Stephen Curry, the Warriors ended a 40-year NBA championship drought on Tuesday by finishing off the undermanned Cavaliers by a score of 105-97 in Game 6.

06/17/2015

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Texas Announces Basketball Academics Review

The University of Texas has hired an outside investigator for an independent probe into allegations of academic fraud within the men’s basketball program.

06/16/2015

Stephen Curry of the Golden State Warriors dribbles up court against the Cleveland Cavaliers at the Oracle Arena during Game 5 of the 2015 NBA Finals on June 14, 2015 in Oakland, California. (credit: Jesse D. Garrabrant/NBAE via Getty Images)

Warriors Stop Cavs To Take 3-2 Series Lead

Stephen Curry made seven 3-pointers and scored 37 points, and the Warriors withstood LeBron James to outlast the Cavaliers by a score of 104-91 on Sunday night.

06/15/2015

Stephen Curry of the Golden State Warriors dribbles the ball against the Cleveland Cavaliers at the Quicken Loans Arena During Game four of the 2015 NBA Finals on June 11, 2015 in Cleveland,Ohio. (credit: Jesse D. Garrabrant/NBAE via Getty Images)

Warriors Top Cavs To Even NBA Finals 2-2

Stephen Curry and Andre Iguodala scored 22 points apiece, and the Warriors squared the NBA Finals at 2-2 on Thursday night with a 103-82 win over the Cavaliers.

06/12/2015

LeBron James of the Cleveland Cavaliers drives against Shaun Livingston of the Golden State Warriors in the second quarter during Game 4 of the 2015 NBA Finals at Quicken Loans Arena on June 11, 2015 in Cleveland, Ohio. (credit: Ronald Martinez/Getty Images)

Cameras Catch LeBron’s Wardrobe Malfunction

LeBron James may need to call Janet Jackson to get some advice on how to handle wardrobe malfunctions.

06/12/2015

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Obama Neutral In NBA, But Picks Chicago In NHL

The avid sports fan who occupies the Oval Office is refusing to take sides as the Cleveland Cavaliers and Golden State Warriors battle for the NBA championship.

06/12/2015

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