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Jamal Crawford's long and winding road

The NBA's only three-time Sixth Man of the Year didn't last this long -- through 16 seasons and 17 different head coaches -- by avoiding mistakes, but by learning from them.

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Wade: The problem goes way back (1:33)
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Mock Draft 1.0: Debut for loaded 2017 class

Chad Ford debuts his NBA mock draft for 2017, with top prospects heading to the Celtics, Sixers and Lakers. Check out where the next generation of stars is likely to land.

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NBA draft 2017: Complete coverage

From prospect projections to the lottery and draft night, ESPN.com has complete coverage of the 2017 NBA draft.

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Riley Curry has the best playhouse in the land (0:52)
Kobe Bryant Day inspires ESPN anchors (0:49)
When was the day the Lakers fell apart? (2:08)
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Gordon Hayward: 'I'm definitely rooting for Team Liquid'

Gordon Hayward isn't just a small forward for the Utah Jazz -- he's also a League of Legends fan. Here's his podcast interview, plus ESPN's breakdown of Riot's controversial comments.

Usher recalls triumphant Cavaliers win (1:48)
Brewer proclaims Harden will play better defense next season (1:59)
Ingram wears a suit playing basketball (0:40)


Myron Medcalf ESPN Staff Writer 

Karl-Anthony Towns won Sunday's Coach Cal Celebrity Softball Classic's home run derby in Lexington. The former Kentucky star and reigning NBA rookie of the year followed his final HR with a bat flip. Towns joined other former Kentucky stars in the event that raised more than $300,000 for Louisiana flood victims.


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The lesson here, kids: If you play an NBA star 1-on-1, don't expect them to take it easy on you. es.pn/2bPdpHO

Russillo @ryenarussillo

Did not expect to see 2003 NBA Finals" as a part of "NBA Hardwood Classics" series. The East was even worse then.

Joel Embiid swats away little kid's shot

There is just a slight height advantage here.


Wade loses cousin to gun violence

Just one day after Dwyane Wade appeared on The Undefeated's town hall meeting to speak out against gun violence in the U.S., his cousin Nykea Aldridge was killed in a shooting in Chicago.


Mike Mazzeo ESPN Staff Writer 

Raptors PG Kyle Lowry receives a proclamation from the city of Philadelphia on behalf of the mayor for his support of youth basketball players.

Mike Mazzeo ESPN Staff Writer 

It never stops for Olympic gold medalist Kyle Lowry. He's currently hosting a youth basketball camp in his native Philadelphia.


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John Wall answered critics, saying if he produces, "I'm going to be fine with making money." es.pn/2bo5tOd