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Why LeBron didn't wait to extend with the Lakers

LeBron James could have hit free agency next summer, but he's locking up a new deal now. Why?

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Why did the Lakers and LeBron do an extension now?

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2020-21 SEASON

Projected W-L records, standings for every NBA team

How do the East and West races shape up with teams and players making big moves around the league?

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How much pressure is on the Lakers to repeat? Stephen A. weighs in

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THE NEW THREADS

Lowe: Why the Heat changed up their popular ‘Vice’ jerseys

The Heat's popular "Vice" uniforms get a colorful makeover unlike any other NBA jersey.

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Tracking every new uniform release for the 2020-21 NBA season

Teams all across the league will be sporting new looks this season.

FREE AGENCY

NBA superstars, trades and teams to watch in 2021 free agency

Here are the superstars, X factors and big questions to watch next offseason.

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NBA free agents: Team-by-team lists for 2021 and 2022

Who are the free agents for the next two years? We have the lists.

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Basketball: A Love Story

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