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San Antonio's Western Conference climb spurred by defensive turnaround

After bottoming out defensively during a 1-7 rodeo trip in February, the Spurs are playing some of the NBA's best defense since coming home.

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Stephen A.: Spurs not yet a threat in West

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NBA mock draft: New top five, rising lottery picks

Where are the top players in the tournament expected to land?

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Ranking the best NBA draft prospects by stats and scouting

Kevin Pelton debuts his 2019 NBA draft projections. See who's on top.

Steph's 50-footer history

Curry no stranger to making 50-foot shots

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Stephen A. calls Frazier's comments on LeBron's 'irresponsible'

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The sneaker-giveaway trend taking over the NBA

Players around the league have taken to giving fans the ultimate souvenir: the shoes off their feet.

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Nets' Spencer Dinwiddie proving backup point guards can play and sell shoes

How Brooklyn's rising star took matters into his own hands.

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The many issues facing Adam Silver