I don’t know if the recent World Cup was the greatest ever – the imagination and flair set forth by Pelé’s Brazilian teams is said to be unsurpassed – …
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Which offseason move is most intriguing? The Nuggets were brilliant to sign Isaiah Thomas to a one-year, $2 million deal this week. They’re seeking the…
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The end to one-and-done. Many of the biggest stars have entered the NBA straight out of high school: LeBron James, Kobe Bryant, Kevin Garnett – even Mo…
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It is worth seeing again, that night in 2003 when Carmelo Anthony was invited up to the stage: LeBron James had been introduced 10 minutes earlier. Dwy…
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Who is the most intriguing free agent still on the market? The answer has to be Isaiah Thomas. It’s as if his career has been written for the TV screen…
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Most of the NBA’s top free agents are celebrating their American Independence Day by staying put. Here’s a look at the top championship contenders for …
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For the third time in nine years, LeBron James has shifted the NBA’s balance of power. In 2019 Kevin Durant will be a free agent. In 2020 Anthony Davis…
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How will LeBron James’s next move affect the championship race? James revealed Friday that he will be opting out of his contract in order to become a f…
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Here’s a prediction: Within five years the NBA will overhaul its offseason. The period for recruiting free agents, which currently opens on July 1, wil…
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Every four years LeBron James becomes a free agent, and I have been wrong in forecasting his moves every time. In 2010 I guessed James would stay in up…
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Within hours of the NBA Draft Thursday night, the first-round picks were being debated and graded – instantly adding to the pressure for players who ar…
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Will the Spurs trade Kawhi Leonard? Or, to put it another way: Why should they? Spurs coach Gregg Popovich met with Leonard in southern California on T…
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