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How Mike D'Antoni embraced the iso, and why he won't stop now

The coach who helped revolutionize "pace-and-space" has adapted to suit his superstar guards. Even after three uneven games, don't expect many changes.

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Despite upgrade, Iguodala out for Game 4

Despite clean scans and two rounds of treatment on his leg, Warriors forward Andre Iguodala will not play in Game 4 against the Rockets.

If Rockets can't beat Warriors, can anyone?

Rachel Nichols questions if it is even possible to beat Golden State in a playoff series if Houston cannot get it done.


How much would Warriors miss Iggy?

If Andre Iguodala is out for Game 4, it doesn't change Mike Greenberg's prediction but Jalen Rose thinks the series is still going six games.


Debating the Warriors vs. MJ's Bulls

Dan Le Batard and Stugotz join First Take as they debate if the current Warriors or Michael Jordan's Bulls are the best team of all time.


Harden: Rockets' confidence 'never changes'

James Harden says the Rockets go into every game with the same swagger and nothing will change going into Game 4.


D'Antoni says Warriors have all the pressure

Mike D'Antoni acknowledges his team didn't come out with its A-game in Game 3, but still believes Golden State is under pressure going into Game 4.


Rockets arrive prior to Game 4

James Harden, Chris Paul and the Rockets arrive to Oracle Arena prior to facing the Warriors in Game 4.


Draymond embraces leadership role on Warriors

Draymond Green brings the best out of his Warriors teammates by challenging them to be better for the team.


Kobe shows defensive adjustments Curry should make

Kobe Bryant analyzes how Steph Curry should defend Houston when it tries to attack him in isolation. Catch full episodes of "Detail" on ESPN+.


Max: Pressure's on Harden in Game 4

Max Kellerman explains why James Harden has the most pressure to perform well against Golden State in Game 4.


How It's Going Down: Chef Curry heating up

With the help of Second Spectrum, we examine how Steph Curry turned up his game in the second half of Game 3.


Jefferson calls Iguodala injury 'big'

Richard Jefferson and Vince Carter weigh in on Andre Iguodala being doubtful for Game 4 against Houston.


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From OKC to the Bay: How KD is building a Silicon Valley empire

Kevin Durant takes us inside his growing business empire, his Nike negotiations and whether he ultimately might end up in an owner's box.


The Shohei Ohtani experiment isn't just working -- it's perfect

Are the Angels using Ohtani correctly? So far, the planets have aligned for L.A. and its two-way star.

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Phillies, Braves looking to settle in atop NL East

The Phillies got the better of the Braves in Monday's showdown, but these upstarts could be fighting for division supremacy for years to come.

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Contract, workout regimen among factors in Gronk's absence

Rob Gronkowski could be leaving $250,000 on the table by skipping OTAs, but perhaps a sweetened deal could influence him to make the trip.

Belichick 'not going to talk about the people' not at OTAs

Bill Belichick has no explanation for Tom Brady missing OTAs as he is focused on the players who did come.


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Tragic end, new beginning

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  • Grounds For Return

    For Chicago White Sox grounds crew member Nevest Coleman, the journey from prison to exoneration is a story of time lost, new beginnings and a murder that remains a mystery.

Lionel Messi is the quietest superstar

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  • Stay Messi, My Friend

    Lionel Messi only seems like the least interesting man in the world. Listen closely and his silence speaks louder than most athletes' shouts.