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A ceremony for KD.

Durant was welcomed in India the traditional way.

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Windhorst has the 'best trade' for Kyrie.

Brian Windhorst says the Phoenix Suns can offer the package in exchange for Kyrie Irving.

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Questions remain for Altman.

Dave McMenamin explains how the team intends to move forward after the introduction of its new GM.

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Rose a steal for Cavs.

Bomani Jones and Pablo Torre agree that Derrick Rose is a bargain for the Cavaliers at the price they got him at.

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Dad continues to ooze confidence.

In a wide-ranging chat, LaVar Ball proclaims himself the best coach ever and calls son LaMelo the most famous high school athlete ever.

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LaVar is great for basketball.

Bomani Jones reflects on LaVar Ball's appeal that turned an AAU game into a full-blown spectacle.

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Le Batard: Lamar Odom's letter offers humanizing details.

Dan Le Batard says fans are welcome to think Odom is an idiot for getting addicted to drugs, but says context matters.

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Pippen reflects on Dream Team 25th anniversary.

Scottie Pippen reminisces on the opportunity to team up with Magic Johnson, Larry Bird and Michael Jordan during the 1992 Summer Olympics.

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Gilbert calls Kyrie's situation 'fluid.'

Cavaliers owner Dan Gilbert talks about the meetings that took place with Kyrie Irving and that the team values his talents.

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Cavs have high asking price for Kyrie.

Michael Smith says Cleveland isn't going to move Kyrie Irving unless they get players to make them contend now alongside LeBron James.

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Lakers' playoff chances very low.

Bomani Jones doesn't see a path for the Lakers to make the playoffs in the tough Western Conference, while Pablo Torre tries to assess what a good season would be for L.A.

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Stephen A.'s passionate response to LeBron.

Stephen A. Smith does not hesitate to double down when responding to LeBron James' tweet that implies Smith is inaccurate in his reporting.

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Kyrie Irving wants out from under LeBron's shadow, similar to how Kobe Bryant wanted to be the leading man after several years with Shaq. While Bryant has scoffed at the idea he's influencing Kyrie, there are many parallels between the two players. Irving's career numbers are eerily similar to that of Bryant's at the time the Lakers traded Shaq back in 2004. And perhaps Kyrie should be careful what he wishes for. In the 3 seasons following the Shaq trade, Kobe Bryant averaged a league-leading 31.8 points per game while winning 2 scoring titles, but his Lakers didn't make it past the 1st Round in any of those 3 years. It wasn't until help came in the form of the Pau Gasol trade that Kobe and the Lakers returned to their winning ways.

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50 Greatest Black Athletes debate: LeBron James vs. Stephen Curry.

Mike Wise and Justin Tinsley decide who should be ranked higher: James or Curry.

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