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The NBA's supermax contract is working ... just not like fans expected

After Thursday's All-NBA announcement, there are now three players eligible to sign a supermax contract this summer. But as we've learned over the past two years, it's not an automatic, for players or teams.

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KD to the Knicks would be great for basketball

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Lakers & LeBron

LeBron likes an IG post of Kyrie in a Lakers jersey

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Pat Riley on Magic: 'He's going to speak his mind'

Pat Riley coached Magic Johnson in Los Angeles for nine years. And from Johnson's sudden resignation to his appearance on First Take, the Heat executive is unfazed by his former player's actions.

The Lakers' public drama is a crisis of ownership

Magic Johnson aired Los Angeles' issues on Monday -- and Lakers ownership continues to be silent.

Warriors Just Win

Lowe: These Warriors might be a glimpse of Golden State's future

When Kevin Durant left with an injury, the Warriors tapped into their roots for six big wins.

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Klay: There aren't many guards better than me

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Leonard unlocks very best version of Raptors

Toronto had to lean on its core principles and its best player to complete the largest comeback road win in Raptors postseason history.

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Kawhi, Raptors take Game 5 on the road

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Giannis brushes off ankle tweak: 'I'm fine'

Malika Andrews joins Scott Van Pelt to detail the status of Giannis Antetokounmpo's ankle and if he will be 100 percent for Game 6.

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Stephen A.: Kawhi, Raptors have made us all look like idiots

Stephen A. Smith breaks down what Kawhi Leonard and the Raptors have done so well to win the last three games vs. the Bucks.

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VanVleet hot from deep in Raptors' win

Fred VanVleet makes 7-of-9 attempts from deep to score 21 points off the bench in the Raptors' Game 5 win.

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eastern conference finals

Aaron Rodgers soundly defeated in beer-chugging contest at Bucks game

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Yelich joins in on beer chug with Rodgers

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Rodgers, Bakhtiari, Yelich join in on chugs at Bucks game

Packers quarterback Aaron Rodgers and Brewers outfielder Christian Yelich joined Packers lineman David Bakhtiari in beer chugs at the Bucks game Thursday night.

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Looking ahead

Next moves for the Mavericks: Can Dallas build a big three?

Will the Mavericks make a big move in free agency?

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Offseason preview

Biggest NBA free-agency, draft and trade decisions for all 30 teams

Which decisions on free agents, trades and draft picks will be priorities for each franchise?

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Which teams can chase superstar free agents?

Here's our look at who can make big moves in July.

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