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4hNate Duncan

Projecting Greek Freak, Jabari Parker and the Milwaukee Bucks

How will Giannis Antetokounmpo, Jabari Parker and the Milwaukee Bucks fare in 2016-17? Check out our player scouting reports and projections.

How recognizable is Brad Stevens in Boston? (1:03)
Jill Hudson & Lois Nam

The Style of Swagger: Serge Ibaka

From the streets of Brazzaville to the runways of Paris and Milan, Serge Ibaka's sense of style is universal.

After civil trial, where does Rose go from here? (2:29)
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12hAdrienne Lawrence

The Derrick Rose verdict: What you need to know

On Wednesday, a California federal jury cleared New York Knicks guard Derrick Rose and two of his friends of committing civil rape. Here's what you need to know about the verdict.

Teamwork in full effect for the Warriors (1:03)
Should KD stop talking about OKC? (0:59)
Carmelo told Kaepernick he needed to follow through (2:11)
1dEthan Sherwood Strauss

Golden State's Draymond Green problem

In ESPN The Magazine's NBA Preview Issue, Ethan Strauss reveals how Draymond Green is the player to lead the Warriors to a dynasty -- or the man who could stand in their way.

Is Draymond Green the real Warriors villain? (1:45)
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Patrick Redford

Which NBA team is the tallest?

The Golden State Warriors, who have spent the last few seasons dominating with their small-ball lineup, are now the second tallest team in the league. Who has the tallest? FiveThirtyEight ranks each team in the league by height.

Durant's departure shapes Thunder's offseason of change (1:30)
Tyronn Lue explains keys to managing the Cavaliers' Big 3 (6:08)
Lue, Rivers look back on their NBA journey together (5:48)
No-look passes you'll miss if you blink (0:59)
Electrifying shots from the NBA (1:14)
1dESPN staff

NBA's Bulls recruit Messi as a No. 10

How do you spread the word on social media that the season begins in just 10 days? If you're the Bulls, you bring in the world's best No. 10.


Tim MacMahon ESPN Staff Writer 

The Mavs have exercised the 2017-18 option in Justin Anderson's rookie contract, a source said. It was an easy decision for a front office that considers Anderson, who will make $1.6 million next season, a potential long-term core piece. Anderson finished his rookie year strong and will have an increased role this season.

Darren Rovell ESPN Senior Writer 

To celebrate the 20th anniversary of "Space Jam," the movie will be shown in 450 theatres around the country on Nov. 13 & 16.

Dave McMenamin ESPN Staff Writer 

The Cavs have released Cory Jefferson, Markel Brown and Jonathan Holmes from their training camp roster according to a league source.

Marc Stein ESPN Senior Writer 

Another 1990s draftee is hanging it up. Best wishes in retirement to a productive and wise big man we really enjoyed covering: Elton Brand!

Darren Rovell ESPN Senior Writer 

New at Flyers and 76ers games: Bacon Shock Tots with jalapeño American cheese sauce, chopped bacon, jalapeños & chipotle ranch ($12)

John Gasaway @JohnGasaway

Whether Louisville, SMU-Frazier, USC-Mayo or Miami-DeQuan Jones, value over Plan B is seldom anywhere near as great as nefariously hoped. 2/

John Gasaway @JohnGasaway

Whether Louisville, SMU-Frazier, USC-Mayo or Miami-DeQuan Jones, value over Plan B is seldom anywhere near as great as nefariously hoped. 2/