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May 17, 2019 - 11:29 am
( 94WIP ) The Philadelphia 76ers' season is over, which means it is time for the front office to make tough decisions that will shape the direction of the franchise for the forseeable future. One of those decisions is what to do with free-agent guard Jimmy Butler. An Instagram post late Thursday...
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May 17, 2019 - 10:31 am
The Raptors try to avoid going down 0-2 in the East. Teams that take a 2-0 lead in the Conference Finals are 51-5 in those series. Toronto's starters played 200 minutes in the game 1 loss to the Bucks.
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May 15, 2019 - 2:10 pm
( CBS Sports Radio ) With the New Orleans Pelicans winning the Zion Williamson Sweepstakes on Tuesday, the Anthony Davis Sweepstakes can officially begin. Who has the best chance of landing AD? Is it the Los Angeles Lakers? The Boston Celtics? The New York Knicks? Stadium NBA analyst Jeff Goodman...
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Zion Williamson of Duke lets out a yell on the court during the 2018-19 season.
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May 15, 2019 - 2:10 pm
( 97.1 The Ticket ) When the New Orleans Pelicans won the NBA Draft Lottery on Tuesday night, it appeared presumptive No. 1 pick Zion Williamson expressed a bit of disappointment. One report said Williamson wanted to go to the New York Knicks . If Williamson doesn't want to play in New Orleans, he...
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NBA deputy commissioner Mark Tatum reveals the No. 1 pick for the New Orleans Pelicans during the 2019 NBA Draft Lottery.
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May 15, 2019 - 8:57 am
The New Orleans Pelicans claimed the No. 1 pick in next month's NBA Draft -- also known as first dibs on Duke phenom Zion Williamson -- in a topsy-turvy draft lottery Tuesday night that broke hearts in New York and changed the power dynamics of the league. It was a stroke of incredible fortune for...
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Terry Rozier of the Boston Celtics dribbles against the Milwaukee Bucks' Eric Bledsoe during the 2019 NBA Playoffs.
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May 14, 2019 - 3:21 pm
( WEEI ) It took a little while for it to become clear the Boston Celtics would have a more challenging 2018-19 season than everyone initially expected. They were only able to overcome their in-house issues so much, losing to the Milwaukee Bucks in five games in the second round of the NBA playoffs...
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May 14, 2019 - 3:21 pm
( 94WIP ) Despite some recent speculation that he might be fired, Philadelphia 76ers head coach Brett Brown will be back for another season, ESPN reported Monday night . Brown and the Sixers were eliminated from the NBA playoffs Sunday on a last-second shot by the Toronto Raptors' Kawhi Leonard ...
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Zion Williamson of Duke flexes and smiles during a game against North Carolina.
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May 14, 2019 - 12:02 pm
The 2019 NBA Draft lottery takes place Tuesday night to determine the order of teams picking in June's draft. The prize attached to the bouncing ping pong balls is the No. 1 pick -- and with it, the opportunity to select Duke phenom Zion Williamson. ESPN will air the lottery at 8:30 p.m. ET (the...
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May 14, 2019 - 9:38 am
The Blazers are in the 22nd-largest market and most remote location in the NBA. They had ill-fated draft picks like Greg Oden (instead of Kevin Durant) and Brandon Roy, both beset by injuries. Despite that, Portland has reached the postseason in 8 of 11 seasons and are four games away from the NBA...
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May 13, 2019 - 3:08 pm
( 92.3 The Fan ) The Cleveland Cavaliers have their next head coach. Former Michigan head coach John Beilein has agreed to a five-year deal to become head coach of the Cavaliers, according to ESPN's Adrian Wojnarowski. Talks escalated over the weekend, with a deal reached on Sunday, league sources...
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