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'He was playing chess the whole time': How the Clippers' secret weapon might be the man leading the bench

After a 3-1 collapse in the 2020 playoffs, the Clippers decided they needed a coach that could be quick and nimble in adjustments. Ty Lue has been the answer.

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Jason Kidd has emerged as front-runner for Mavs' job

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A NEW ERA BEGINS

The challenges for the Celtics' new head coach and their revamped roster

The Celtics hired a new coach in Ime Udoka and have already swung a deal. How does Boston keep building around its two stars?

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What was the determining factor in the Celtics hiring Ime Udoka?

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EASTERN CONFERENCE FINALS

Giannis, Trae and the biggest keys to the East finals no one saw coming

Can Jrue Holiday slow down Trae Young? Can Atlanta get hot from downtown? Our experts break down the East finals.

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NBA experts' predictions for Bucks-Hawks in the East finals

Who will reach the NBA Finals? Our experts make their picks for Bucks-Hawks.

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Stephen A. blasts Bucks' supporting cast in Game 1 loss

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Basketball: A Love Story

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    Director Dan Klores creates a vibrant mosaic of basketball by exploring the complex nature of love as it relates to the game. Stream 62 short stories on the NBA, ABA, college hoops, the women's game, international basketball, and socio-cultural issues told by 165 legends.