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From OKC to the Bay: How KD is building a Silicon Valley empire

Kevin Durant takes us inside his growing business empire, his Nike negotiations and whether he ultimately might end up in an owner's box.

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2018 World Fame 100: Who reaches the pinnacle across sports?

To find the 100 most famous athletes in the world, we started with 600 of the biggest names in sports. Then we ranked them based on a formula of three fame factors.

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How Mike D'Antoni embraced the iso, and why he won't stop now

The coach who helped revolutionize "pace-and-space" has adapted his style to suit his superstar guards. Even after three uneven games against Golden State, don't expect many changes to Houston's iso-heavy formula.

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Harden: Rockets' confidence 'never changes'

James Harden says the Rockets go into every game with the same swagger and nothing will change going into Game 4.

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D'Antoni says Warriors have all the pressure

Mike D'Antoni acknowledges his team didn't come out with its A-game in Game 3, but still believes Golden State is under pressure going into Game 4.

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How much would Warriors miss Iggy?

If Andre Iguodala is out for Game 4, it doesn't change Mike Greenberg's prediction but Jalen Rose thinks the series is still going six games.

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Curry shines in Game 3

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The return of the Warriors we know: Steph and defense

Stephen Curry and the Warriors had three days off to ponder a bad Game 2 loss in Houston. Back home for Game 3, Curry and his team unloaded on the Rockets.

Pressure flips to Celtics after Cavs win Game 4

LeBron James' sixth 40-point game of the postseason helped Cleveland hold off Boston's second-half push to tie the Eastern Conference finals.

Cavs even East finals off LeBron's 44-point effort

LeBron James is perfect from the field in the first quarter and finishes with 44 points as the Cavs beat the Celtics 111-102.

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Stephen A.: LeBron is on 'Mount Rushmore of basketball'

Stephen A. Smith explains how LeBron James is able to continuously play at a high level in his 15th year in the league.

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James leaps over two defenders to grab Love's full-court pass

Before Game 4, LeBron James describes how certain plays, like a Kevin Love long pass, create momentum. In the second quarter, James scores off one.

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LeBron: 'Humbling' to be mentioned with the greats

LeBron James reacts to setting another all-time playoff record and what it means to be in the same category with the greats of the NBA.

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Korver jokes: 'I'm going to be hurting tomorrow'

Kyle Korver says that he's going to do "whatever it takes" to help the Cavaliers reach the NBA Finals, including diving for the ball.

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LeBron ready for a hostile Boston environment in Game 5

LeBron James explains why he's playing at such a high level in his 15th season and the importance of shutting down Al Horford the last two games.

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Latest milestone makes LeBron reflective

The King's reaction to becoming the playoff leader in made field goals stretches from his childhood to a humbled shrug.

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Age tops youth as Korver stuffs Brown

37-year-old Kyle Korver denies 21-year-old Jaylen Brown on multiple occasions in the first half of the Cavs' Game 4 win.

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LeBron wills Cavs to Game 4 win

The Celtics stayed within striking distance, but LeBron James was too much for Boston with 44 points to even the series at two games apiece.

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Cavs cruise to Game 4 victory

LeBron James records his sixth 40-point game of the postseason while Kyle Korver adds 14 off the bench, leading the Cavs to an 111-102 win.

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Horford: Can't take LeBron 'for granted'

Al Horford admits that most have come to expect LeBron James' impressive stat sheet, but that doesn't mean they can't work harder to "contain him."

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Lue in awe of Korver, especially at age 37

Ty Lue praises Kyle Korver for being so versatile on the court and after confusing his age, jokes "we playing him too many minutes."

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Nichols: Celts 'not daunted' by Game 4 loss

Rachel Nichols sheds some light on the atmosphere in both locker rooms, saying both teams feel equally as confident heading back to Boston.

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LeBron gets 6th 40-point game of playoffs with 3

LeBron James jumps over the 40-point threshold with a late triple in his incredible Game 4 performance.

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LeBron follows turnover with steal and layup

LeBron James carelessly passes the ball away, but gets a steal of his own and barrels into Marcus Smart to hit the lay-in.

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LeBron passes Kareem

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If you don’t know these stories, you don’t know LeBron James

A look back at 13 amazing tales as LeBron James plays on during his 13th postseason.

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Don't sleep on Tyronn Lue's coaching greatness

Boston's Brad Stevens wants what Lue already has: an NBA title as a coach.

Free Agent Decisions

What moves can and should the Nuggets make?

What will the Nuggets do about Nikola Jokic and Will Barton? We break down their offseason options.

Biggest NBA free-agency, trade and draft decisions for every team

Which decisions on key players, draft picks, trades and new contracts will be priorities for every franchise?

Will Lakers land two top free agents this offseason?

Byron Scott expects Magic Johnson to bring Paul George and one more marquee free agent to Los Angeles.

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NBA Draft

NBA draft stock watch: Biggest risers and fallers at the combine

Who helped their stock the most, and what were NBA scouts saying at the combine? We break it down.

NBA draft combine: Big winners and comps from new measurements

Here are our biggest takeaways from the combine measurements, including some record-setting numbers.

Mock draft: Every likely pick with final order

The Suns have won the NBA draft lottery. Whom will they take, and where will the rest of the top prospects land?

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    Russ does what he wants -- on and off the court. We tracked every outfit the NBA's biggest fashion star wore this season. But even if you think you can pull off Westbrook's look, it'll cost you.

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