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Mock Draft 1.0: Debut for loaded 2017 class

Chad Ford debuts his NBA mock draft for 2017, with top prospects heading to the Celtics, Sixers and Lakers. Check out where the next generation of stars is likely to land.

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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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Olympic Melo and NBA Melo are different people (1:53)
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Ingram wears a suit playing basketball (0:40)
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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 by avoiding bad decisions, but by learning from them.

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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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Butler claims he'd be better in the NFL than Thomas and Brown (2:33)
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On this date: Happy birthday, Wilt Chamberlain! (0:34)
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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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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

Nets selling 'BROOKLIN' and 'BROOK-Linsanity' T-shirts

The Brooklyn Nets are trying to capitalize on Jeremy Lin's popularity with some creative new T-shirts available via their online store. Back in NY

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38 of Kobe’s best quotes on his 38th birthday

In honor of Kobe Bryant's birthday today, here are some of Mamba's best lines. He said what?

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