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Trade grades: Who wins Sixers-Jazz deal?

Kevin Pelton grades Friday's deal that sent a point guard to Utah and a center and draft picks to Philly.

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Carmelo goes shopping in custom robe (0:19)
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Wade: The problem goes way back (1:33)
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Rondo never feared losing endorsements over speaking out (1:32)
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NBA players putting opponents on a poster (0:59)
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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)
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Isiah Thomas: We have to shine the light on the positive (1:19)
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Jabari Parker comfortable speaking out (1:52)
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On this date: Happy birthday, James Harden! (1:02)
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Kobe Bryant Day inspires ESPN anchors (0:49)
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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.

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Usher recalls triumphant Cavaliers win (1:48)
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Brewer proclaims Harden will play better defense next season (1:59)
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Boeheim on Carmelo: 'He's unlikely to win an NBA title' (0:53)
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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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Ingram wears a suit playing basketball (0:40)
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Shenanigans ensue during Melo, Durant interviews (2:15)
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LeBron's past requires him to support Durant's move (1:02)

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Tell 'em how you really feel, John Wall

John Wall wants his critics to know that he's only worried about things under his control, and not the contracts of teammate Bradley Beal and James Harden.

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Chris Forsberg ESPN Staff Writer 

After sporting a tall rust-tinged mohawk last season, Celtics guard Marcus Smart unveiled a bold new summer hairdo.

Chris Forsberg ESPN Staff Writer 

After Phil Jackson admitted passing on the chance to acquire Jae Crowder as his biggest regret in New York, Crowder used the location on his latest Instagram post to poke fun at the Knicks.

Thomas is against describing athletes as ‘beasts’

Isiah Thomas explains how describing athletes as “beasts” and “animals” is dehumanizing and used to be a fireable offense, but is now considered a compliment.

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Kevin Pelton @kpelton

10 minutes between the "Jazz acquire Kendall Marshall" and "Jazz waive Kendall Marshall" emails. Think that's a new record.