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Stephen A.: Source said LeBron would be tempted to beat Kyrie's 'ass.'

On his radio show, Stephen A. Smith says he has spoken to LeBron James' camp, which confirmed that James is upset with the Cavs point guard because he has been dragged into the trade rumors.

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Rose's deal shows his commitment to Cleveland.

Dave McMenamin explains the impact Rose will have on the Cavs and how this upcoming season is make or break for Cleveland.

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Irving's camp blaming LeBron for leaked news.

Stephen A. Smith says Kyrie Irving's camp is "disgusted" because they believe LeBron James' people leaked the news about Irving's request for a trade.

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Kyrie taking a big risk.

Rachel Nichols addresses the chaos in Cleveland, saying Kyrie Irving's request for a trade comes both unexpectedly and with great risk involved.

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Porzingis coming around on Knicks?

SportsNation discusses Kristaps Porzingis' past frustrations with the Knicks and the relationship between the two moving forward.

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Windhorst believes Kyrie, LeBron will separate.

Brian Windhorst predicts the Cavaliers will eventually trade Kyrie Irving because he hasn't hid that he doesn't want to play with LeBron James.

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Are Timberwolves for real?

Jalen and Jacoby break down how the Timberwolves can make a potential run this season.

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No one's hoop is safe when Fox is around.

Kings rookie De'Aaron Fox joins in on the drive-by dunk challenge as he finds multiple hoops in stranger's driveways to throw it down.

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Towns hits half-court shot to win a camper shoes.

Karl-Anthony Towns hits nothing but net with a special-ordered pair of shoes on the line for a camper.

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LaVar sounds off after pulling team.

LaVar Ball explains that he had his team forfeit and leave the court despite having a lead because he felt his team was getting cheated.

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Warriors just the latest in a long line of superteams.

An MVP-caliber player joining an already stacked roster? There's been precedent for that in the NBA since the late 1960s Lakers.

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