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Projected W-L record for all 30 teams

How many games will the Warriors win with Kevin Durant? Which teams will jump from the lottery to the playoffs? Kevin Pelton uses real plus-minus to project the 2016-17 records for every team.

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SportsCenter celebrates 'Kobe Bryant Day' (2:27)
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The best Kobe death stares (0:53)
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Stephen A. Smith 'depressed' by thought of upcoming NBA season (1:03)
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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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Boeheim on Carmelo: 'He's unlikely to win an NBA title' (0:53)
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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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On this date: Happy birthday, Reggie Miller! (0:50)
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Butler claims he'd be better in the NFL than Thomas and Brown (2:33)
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James: To 'own a team would be awesome' (0:51)
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Paul Pogba meets James Harden

Rockets guard James Harden stopped by Old Trafford for Paul Pogba's Man U debut and left with a signed jersey.

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Kellerman: If Durant had more Westbrook in him he would be a champion (2:05)
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Drummond joins in on the 22-pushup challenge (0:50)
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LeBron leaves door open for potential Team USA return (0:26)
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LeBron chasing the ghost of MJ (0:39)

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Celebrating 'Kobe Bryant Day'

In honor of the city of Los Angeles declaring Aug. 24, 2016 'Kobe Bryant Day,' SportsCenter looks back at some of Kobe's top career moments.

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Kevin Pelton @kpelton

The Magic signed C.J. Watson last summer and D.J. Augustin this one so pretty sure next year they're signing E.J. Singler as a backup PG.

The best Kobe death stares

Kobe Bryant was feared for many reasons on the court, but being on the receiving end of one of The Black Mamba's legendary death stares ranks above all.

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Marc Stein ESPN Senior Writer 

Yi Jianlian's one-year Laker deal indeed carries a cap number of $8 million but Yi must earn $6.8 mil through "likely bonuses," sources say