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Hyped prospect Dario Saric signs contract with Philadelphia 76ers

Sixers sign touted international prospect two years after acquiring his rights on a draft-night trade The Philadelphia 76ers have signed international prospect DarioSarictwo years after they acquired his rights on a draft-night deal. Saricwas originally drafted by the Orlando Magic with the 12th overall pick of the 2014 NBA draft …

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Police walk off job after Minnesota Lynx players wear Black Lives Matter shirts

Four off-duty officers walked off the job after Minnesota Lynx players wore pregame warm-up jerseys supporting the Black Lives Matter movement A police union official says four off-duty Minneapolis officers working a WNBA game on a freelance basis walked off the job at the citys Target Center arena Saturday after …

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Kevin Durant officially joins Warriors: It was feelings I couldnt ignore

Former OKC star is officially introduced as a Golden State player, and becomes highest paid player on the roster A beaming Kevin Durant was officially introduced as a Warriors player on Tuesday, and the latest addition to Golden States star-packed roster admitted he felt as comfortable as Ive ever felt …

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Lil B’s Kevin Durant curse has been lifted. Your move, James Harden

Durants move to Golden State has put an end to the Based Gods prophecy that he would never win an NBA championship. But Durant wasnt the only NBA player to be cursed I said before that 2016 is the year the great a werewolf to play point guard. In this …

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The great Pat Summitt took a fringe game and made it big | Les Carpenter

Summitts legacy is not just the eight NCAA title trophies, but the popularity of womens basketball and the dreams of thousands who can aspire to a pro career Pat Summitt was 22 years old, a kid just out of college, when the University of Tennessee made her their womens basketball …

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Kevin Durant and Carmelo Anthony lead US Olympic basketball team

The US Olympic team have selected the 12-player roster that will try to win gold at Rio The US Olympic team have selected the 12-player roster, led by Kevin Durant and Carmelo Anthony, that will try to win the Americans third straight Olympic basketball gold medal. Durant and Anthony are …

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LeBron James joins Stephen Curry in pulling out of USA team at Olympics

One of the worlds biggest sports star will not appear at this summers Olympics One of the worlds biggest sports star will not appear at this summers Olympics after LeBron James confirmed he will not play for the US basketball team. James is coming off a long season, in which …

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Cleveland celebrates end of 52-year title drought in pictures

Hundreds of thousands of fans descended on downtown Cleveland on Wednesday to fete the Cavaliers NBA title and the end of the citys title drought Read more: https://www.theguardian.com/sport/gallery/2016/jun/22/cleveland-cavaliers-victory-nba-celebration-pictures

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Cleveland Cavaliers v Golden State Warriors: NBA finals Game 7 live!

Minute-by-minute report: Who will seal the NBA championship? Join DJ Gallo for the latest news from the deciding game of the finals series Read more: https://www.theguardian.com/sport/live/2016/jun/19/golden-state-warriors-cleveland-cavaliers-nba-finals-game-7-live-score

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Why Steve Kerr’s referees rant gives the Golden State Warriors a Game 7 edge

The Warriors coach channelled his inner Phil Jackson after Thursdays scrap and his $25,000 fine for cricitizing the officiating could be money well spent The most important moment of Game 7 might actually have happened after Game 6 ended late Thursday night. This is when Golden State Warriors coach Steve …

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