Giannis Antetokounmpo on Los Angeles: ‘I Could Never See Myself Being Out There’

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Upon returning to Milwaukee after All-Star Weekend, Giannis Antetokounmpo declared that he “could never see myself being out there (Los Angeles).” In a story by the Journal Sentinel’s Matt Velazquez, Giannis praised Milwaukee’s “quiet and calm” vibe. Latest for the JS: Giannis Antetokounmpo happy to be back with Bucks in Milwaukee following the break https://t.co/H7xymwaXEZ via @journalsentinel […]

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Victor Oladipo’s Father Watched Him Play In Person For First Time At All-Star

As Victor Oladipo fell in love with basketball, his father Chris, who valued education and not sports, never really took interest in the game. In an interview with Sports Illustrated‘s Lee Jenkins, Vic explained how that influenced their bond early on: “I never really saw my dad because he was always working,” Oladipo recalls. “We […]

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Dwyane Wade First Called Out Kevin Love At Infamous Cavs Team Meeting

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Dwyane Wade was reportedly the first Cavaliers player to call out Kevin Love during the infamous team meeting in January. According to Cleveland.com’s Joe Vardon, it was Wade—not Isaiah Thomas—who started the verbal attack against Love. Koby Altman took control of Cavs roster to begin cleanup of mess he, LeBron James, and Tyronn Lue made together. […]

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Post Up: The Land Is Back

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Raptors 115 (40-16), Heat 112 (30-27) The Raps just keep rolling at home. They used a monster third quarter to overcome a slow start and build a lead that would hold, albeit barely, for the rest of the night. Kyle Lowry breaking out the HORSE buzzer-beater 😂😂 (via @TheRenderNBA) pic.twitter.com/a7yXiGL4Te — SLAM Magazine (@SLAMonline) February […]

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Dwyane Wade On What Went Wrong In Cleveland: ‘We Started Losing’

Dwyane Wade was one of six players sent packing during the Cavaliers‘ fire sale on trade deadline day, as the organization was engulfed by rumors of dysfunction and unhappiness. Now in Miami, Wade explained to ESPN what went wrong in Cleveland, saying that the team “started losing” and that “losing makes everything seem bad”: Dwyane Wade […]

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Post Up: LeBron James and the Cavs Destroy the Celtics

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Cavaliers 121 (33-22), Celtics 99 (40-18) LeBron James dropped 24 points, 10 assists and 8 rebounds, fueling a dominant Cavalier performance. The Cavs took over in the second quarter with a 33-20 run. The new-look Cavs got a combined 49 points from their four new players and they held the Celtics to just 26 percent […]

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LeBron James, New-Look Cavaliers Dominate Celtics with 121-99 Win

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LeBron James led the Cavaliers into Boston and delivered a 24 point, 10 assist, 8 rebound performance to set up their 121-99 win. BRON SAYS "WEIGHT ROOM" TO KYRIE (via @cavs) pic.twitter.com/IWrh6oci7t — SLAM Magazine (@SLAMonline) February 11, 2018 The Cavs, who made three trades on Thursday, had their new players for the first time […]

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Cavs GM On Deadline Moves: ‘I Wanted To Bring Some Excitement Back’

Prior the trade deadline on Thursday, the Cavaliers completed altered their roster, adding four new players (Rodney Hood, George Hill, Jordan Clarkson, and Larry Nance) and sending six elsewhere. Cleveland general manager Koby Altman addressed the moves on NBA TV, explaining that he discussed them with LeBron James beforehand and ultimately “wanted to bring some […]

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Willie Reed Suspended 6 Games For Domestic Violence Charge

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The NBA has suspended Pistons center Willie Reed for six games as a result of a domestic violence incident involving his wife last summer. Criminal charges were dropped in court, but after launching its own investigation, the League decided to impose an additional penalty. Former @MiamiHEAT player now @LAClippers Willie Reed still at Miami Dade […]

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Report: Cavaliers Offering JR Smith To Various Teams

The Cavaliers have reportedly explored trades involving veteran guard JR Smith, according to The Cleveland Plain Dealer‘s Terry Pluto: I have heard J.R. Smith is being offered to various teams. Smith is paid $13.7 million this season, with $14.7 million in 2018-19. He has a $15.7 million salary ($3.9 million guaranteed) for 2019-20. The 32-year-old […]

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