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CP3's first game against Clippers filled with drama.

Chris Paul returns to the Staples Center to face off against his former team, and the reunion runs high with emotions and ejections.

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CP3's altercation with Clips deeper than basketball?

Stephen A. Smith connects Chris Paul's altercation with the Clippers to the PG's decision to exit Los Angeles in free agency.

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Stephen A.: Cavs-Warriors rivalry 'nonexistent.'

Stephen A. Smith says the rivalry between Golden State and Cleveland is dying unless the Cavs can pull off a blockbuster trade.

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Stephen A.: Cavs-Warriors rivalry 'nonexistent.'

Stephen A. Smith says the rivalry between Golden State and Cleveland is dying unless the Cavs can pull off a blockbuster trade.

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Greek Freak shines on MLK Day against the Wizards.

Giannis Antetokounmpo dominates the Wizards with 27 points, 20 rebounds, and 2 blocks.

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Monday night's top moments

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Dr. King's impact felt 50 years later.

Rachel Nichols discusses the importance of Martin Luther King Jr. and the impact he left on both athletes and sports.

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Lowry, Simmons tossed after altercation in final seconds.

In the final seconds of Philadelphia's win against Toronto, Ben Simmons and Kyle Lowry exchange words, which leads to both players being ejected. Afterwards, Simmons says he "won't play around" with anyone on the court.

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Mirotic erupts for 18 points in 4th.

After going scoreless through three quarters, Nikola Mirotic drops 18 points in the fourth to help the Bulls beat the Heat.

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First Take

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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Trade deadline

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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.