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LeBron is the king of the East.

LeBron James has sparked several debates, but when it comes to who owns the Eastern Conference, there is no discussion. Brian Windhorst looks at James' reign in the East and the teams he has destroyed over the years.

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Stephen A. dismisses LeBron comparisons to Magic.

Stephen A. Smith breaks down why Scottie Pippen is wrong about likening LeBron James to Magic Johnson, and not Michael Jordan.

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Dudley agrees with Ball's decision to not work out for Boston.

Jared Dudley understands the Ball family's reasoning for preferring the Lakers over the Celtics.

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Eastern Conference Finals

Game 5: Tonight, 8:30 p.m. ET

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LeBron looking forward to Game 5.

LeBron James breaks down the challenges of trying to close a team out in a playoff series.

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Cavs looking for closeout record against Celtics.

The Cavs have won a record-tying 12 straight series closeout games and look to make it 13 in a row by eliminating the Celtics on Thursday.

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What makes the best NBA images of all time?

J.A. Adande gives his take on what is the ultimate test of a great NBA picture.

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Stephen A. says Finals rest on KD's shoulders.

Stephen A. Smith is skipping over the Warriors roster to single out Kevin Durant saying "he better get it done."

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The world is ready for Warriors, Cavs in Finals.

The Mike & Mike crew weighs in on the Las Vegas odds that put Kevin Durant ahead of Steph Curry and LeBron James as Finals MVP favorite.

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The top plays of the Warriors' season.

From a half-court buzzer-beater to some amazing passes, check out the best from Golden State as it heads to the NBA Finals.

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Curry jokes Zaza needs a bigger hat.

Steph Curry tells Scott Van Pelt why he and his teammates were laughing at Zaza Pachulia.

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How should the Celtics prepare for the future?

Tom Haberstroh and Tim MacMahon get into a spirited discussion about what the Celtics should do regarding the No. 1 overall pick, free agency, and whether to build around Isaiah Thomas.

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Confident Irving a better closer than LeBron.

Stephen A. Smith has more faith in Kyrie Irving to handle closing out games than LeBron James.

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Shaq and Barkley throw shade at each other.

Shaquille O'Neal and Charles Barkley get heated on the set of "Inside the NBA" when talking about their championship résumé.

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IT4's 'legendary' season

Lottery picks

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  • Every team's best and worst lottery picks

    What was your team's biggest lottery blunder? Which player was its greatest pick? ESPN's Chad Ford and Kevin Pelton retrace each franchise's greatest victories and what-ifs.

Ball family grabs attention

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  • Speak It Into Being

    No, LaVar Ball will not stop talking. Not until it gets him and his family everything they want, starting with oldest son Lonzo in a Lakers uniform.