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NBA experts: Big play-in questions, and should seeding matter for the Lakers?

The NBA play-in race adds a compelling layer to the regular season's final week. What are our experts watching, and what's ahead for the defending champs?

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NBA playoff watch: Heat clinch and Celtics get closer to play-in spot

The Clippers maintained their lead in the West, but the Nuggets are keeping the pressure on.

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Ohtani shows off his fielding range, pitching and playing the outfield

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ROBINSON'S JOURNEY BACK TO BASEBALL

Robinson hits first HR in return to minors

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'I'm meant to be alive': How Drew Robinson is learning to live

What was almost the end of Robinson's story in April 2020, turned out to be the start of another.

KOBE AND MJ'S FRIENDSHIP

Jordan can't bring himself to delete Kobe from his phone

As Michael Jordan gets set to induct Kobe Bryant into the Hall of Fame, he reflects on the last time he and Bryant messaged.

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The best of Kobe vs. Jordan on the court

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EYEING THE FUTURE

NBA Future Power Rankings: Brooklyn, Cleveland and everyone in between

We forecast the next three seasons for the NBA's 30 teams, from best to worst.

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How the rankings were put together

We looked at a team's current roster, the future potential of those players and many other factors.

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