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Rockets want way more than Tyler Herro and Duncan Robinson in James Harden trade

The Heat reportedly pulled out of James Harden trade talks with the Rockets. That doesn’t mean Miami no longer wants Harden. The Heat just deemed Houston’s asking price to be too high. What is that asking price? Barry Jackson of the Miami Herald: Tyler Herro makes sense as the centerpiece of a Harden trade. Herro […]

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In the NBA this season, teams will see same referees more often

There are nine people who have been on the court to start four different games at Staples Center so far this season. Only eight of them are players. The other is referee Scott Foster. There might be no better way to explain how and why the NBA has changed the travel rules for officials this […]

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Cleveland’s Dante Exum out 1-2 months with right calf strain

This is a far, far better outcome than it looked like when it happened. Cleveland’s Dante Exum will be out a month or two with a strained right calf, reports Shams Charania of The Athletic. This was when it happened — Exum’s reaction had everyone fearing an Achilles injury. Exum is averaging more than 19 […]

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When traded, will Harden make sacrifices to win? Not every team executive is sold.

James Harden‘s push to get traded out of Houston remains in a holding pattern as he and the Rockets wait for the market to turn and catch up with their demands. While the focus has been on when and where Harden gets traded, Howard Beck at Sports Illustrated said the real question is will Harden […]

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LeBron’s clutch bucket, block secure win for Lakers over Grizzlies

MEMPHIS, Tenn. — Anthony Davis and LeBron James each scored 26 points, rallying the Los Angeles Lakers to a 94-92 win over the Memphis Grizzlies on Tuesday night. James added 11 rebounds and seven assists, and Dennis Schroder finished with 12 points for Los Angeles On a poor shooting night for both teams, the Lakers […]

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Three things to know: Curry drops 62-point response to critics, then evokes Jordan meme

1) Stephen Curry has some words for his haters/doubters… 62 of themStephen Curry heard the criticism: He’s great with a bunch of All-Star teammates, but he can’t really lead a team. He’s overrated. He’s a shooter, nothing more. Some foolish fans seemed willing to toss out two MVP seasons and three rings (with five straight […]

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Nets star Kevin Durant reportedly out a week for contact tracing

Nets star Kevin Durant tested positive for coronavirus in March. He’ll still miss Brooklyn’s game against the Jazz on Tuesday due to “health and safety protocols.” That’s code for coronavirus contact tracing. Shams Charania of The Athletic: It is exceedingly unlikely Durant has coronavirus again. One researcher said making antibodies from a case of coronavirus […]