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The melancholy end to the Big Three era in Miami

LeBron James, Dwyane Wade and Chris Bosh turned Miami into the center of the basketball universe. Six years later, the book on the Big Three closes just as abruptly and surprisingly as it opened.

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Stephen A. applauds LeBron's activism (2:50)
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Marc J. Spears

Warriors say country overlooking Kaepernick's message

Stephen Curry, Kevin Durant and others in Golden State understand Colin Kaepernick's protest and are considering "a unified gesture or stance" to bring more attention to social justice issues.

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Popovich: Our country's civility and discourse is 'in the gutter' (0:54)
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Noel concerned with 76ers' front court logjam (0:29)
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Le Batard says something bad happened between Bosh and Heat (3:02)
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Heat getting closure after 'impossible situation' with Bosh (1:52)
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Curry opens up about Charlotte protests (2:03)
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Embiid confident he'll have 'long and successful' career (0:24)
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Durant looking to leave imprint on Warriors (0:33)
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With NBA stars retiring, the Truth and Vinsanity still dunking like its 1995 (1:03)
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Does Paul Pierce deserve a farewell tour? (0:32)

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Chris Forsberg ESPN Staff Writer 

Celtics huddle up after their first training camp practice of the year.

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Cowboys OL La'El Collins is seeking 2nd opinion from foot specialist Dr. David Porter, based in Indy. Known for work with #NBA players.

Chris Forsberg ESPN Staff Writer 

It remains to be seen if Celtics can live to to lofty expectations this season, but their hair game should rank near top of the league.

Chris Forsberg ESPN Staff Writer 

Al Horford: "I'm not sure about [being the missing piece], but I know that I'm gonna help our team be better."

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Chris Forsberg ESPN Staff Writer 

Boston Celtics big man Kelly Olynyk will participate in non-contact drills to start training camp and his surgically-repaired shoulder will be reevaluated in mid-October to judge the next step in his recovery. Said Olynyk: "It's day-to-day, week-to-week, see you how you feel, testing the strength, testing the limits and go from there."

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The woman in the Derrick Rose case has asked the court to reconsider its ruling to reveal her name in open court. es.pn/2dxWdcw

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"To be quite frank with you, I don't want to win 74 games." Draymond Green says the goal is a title, not wins: es.pn/2dxX2lL

Michael C. Wright ESPN Staff Writer 

Protesters, no vandals, did this here in Charlotte last week.

Chris Forsberg ESPN Staff Writer 

Jae Crowder on possible NBA protests: "I think us, as athletes, we have to take advantage of the stage we're on. We're at a high level, we're held on a high level, we have a platform to shed light on a situation in a positive way, try to make positive out of it. You can't fix negative problems with negative energy. I don't want to do anything negative, I want to do something positive to shed light on the situation."