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Barkley just 'player hating' on LeBron?

The First Take crew responds to Charles Barkley calling LeBron James a "drama queen."

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Captains LeBron James, Stephen Curry spoiled with ASG talent.

The new NBA All-Star Game format will see each conference's leading vote-getter assemble a lineup from proficient veterans and newcomers alike.

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Mike Miller has LeBron taking KD from Steph.

Michael and Jemele are joined by Mike Miller to draft their own teams for the NBA All-Star game after the starters were announced.

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Gordon hits half-court heave at buzzer.

Eric Gordon scores a game-high 30 points, sinking 7-of-13 from 3, including this half-court shot at the buzzer.

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LeBron shows off with mind-blowing assist.

LeBron James gets a loose ball and somehow uses the eyes in the back of his head to hit Dwyane Wade underneath the basket for a layup.

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Embiid dominates in Beantown.

After being named an All-Star for the first time, Joel Embiid shines against the Celtics, posting 26 points, 16 boards and 6 assists in the 76ers' win.

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Embiid on Rihanna: 'Move on to the next one.'

Years ago, Joel Embiid was turned down by Rihanna, who said he needed to be an All-Star. Now that he is a starter, he's moving on from her.

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Stephen A. doesn't want LeBron to make excuses.

Stephen A. Smith does not like LeBron James calling this his most challenging season yet because it takes pressure off him to win a championship.

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Ariza and Green to serve 2-game suspension for entering Clippers' locker room.

ESPN NBA Insider Adrian Wojnarowski reports that only Trevor Ariza and Gerald Green will be disciplined for the squabble between the Rockets and the Clippers on Monday night.

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Stephen A: Davis would make Cavs favorites.

Stephen A. Smith says that if the Cavaliers were to make a trade for Anthony Davis, they would become favorites to win the NBA championship over the Warriors.

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Rose tells Pierce his comments on tribute are 'petty.'

Jalen Rose tells Paul Pierce that his not wanting to share his jersey retirement ceremony with Isaiah Thomas' return tribute is "petty."

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LeBron bolsters legacy with 30K milestone.

The King will become the youngest player to score 30,000 career points, and his trajectory could see him topping the scoring list in a few seasons.

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HS stars join some of NBA's best on McDonald's All-American roster.

Before they were NBA greats LeBron James, Michael Jordan, Kevin Durant and many others played in the McDonalds All American Game. Now some of the most highly-recruited players in the country will get their chance.

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Is Magic looking to move on from Walton?

Stephen A. Smith reads between the lines of Magic Johnson's public support of head coach Luke Walton in the wake of LaVar Ball's public criticism.

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Lonzo Ball's glaring weakness

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  • The passing fancy of Lonzo Ball

    The Lakers drafted Lonzo Ball to be the star of their post-Kobe era. There's just one (possibly insurmountable) problem: Dude can't score.

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  • Working out trade scenarios

    Wondering whether your favorite team could make a deal to land a superstar? Just enter the teams and players into our NBA Trade Machine and we'll tell you if the league's trade rules would allow it.