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Kevin Durant pushes back on narrative he was jealous Warriors won NBA title

Kevin Durant pushes back on narrative he was jealous Warriors won NBA title

KD pushes back on narrative he was jealous Dubs won title originally appeared on NBC Sports Bayarea Kevin Durant has a lot on his plate right now, but media and fan narratives are not something he has an appetite for. While Durant deals with drama surrounding the Brooklyn Nets and the status of teammate Kyrie …

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After drafting Memphis center Jalen Duren, Pistons reportedly may be out on Ayton

After drafting Memphis center Jalen Duren, Pistons reportedly may be out on Ayton

Earlier in the week, Detroit traded Jerami Grant to Portland in a deal that opened up potentially more than $50 million in cap space for the Pistons — which opened up the door for them to make a max offer to restricted free agent Deandre Ayton. Then came the NBA Draft. The Pistons were one …

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Draymond Green's tweet gets great reaction from Lakers draft pick Max Christie

Draymond Green’s tweet gets great reaction from Lakers draft pick Max Christie

Lakers draft pick reacts to Draymond’s superstitious tweet originally appeared on NBC Sports Bayarea Ten years ago, the Warriors selected a 22-year-old forward out of Michigan State with the 35th overall pick in the second round of the 2012 NBA draft. That second-round pick turned out to be four-time NBA champion and four-time All-Star Draymond …

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Paolo Banchero and the most memorable suits in recent years

Paolo Banchero and the most memorable suits in recent years

Paolo Banchero’s purple suit turned heads at the 2022 NBA draft. The NBA draft is a moment many talented prospects dream of their entire lives, from preparing for team-focused workouts down to the attire they will don on the night of the draft. Many players typically seek tailored suits, and some make a resounding statement, …

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Boston signs undrafted Purdue big man Trevion Williams to camp deal for Las Vegas Summer League

Boston signs undrafted Purdue big man Trevion Williams to camp deal for Las Vegas Summer League

Even though the 2022 NBA draft is already in the proverbial rearview mirror, that does not mean the Boston Celtics have entirely left it behind them, instead combing through the undrafted players in search of potential additions to the roster. On Friday afternoon, they may have found such a player, signing Purdue big man Trevion …

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Detroit Pistons' Reddit AMA with Omari Sankofa II: Replay of questions, answers

Detroit Pistons’ Reddit AMA with Omari Sankofa II: Replay of questions, answers

We’re officially in the thick of the offseason. the detroit Pistons traded Jerami Grant to the Portland Trail Blazers on Wednesday for cap space and a 2025 first-rounder from the Milwaukee Bucks, and followed that by selecting Jaden Ivey fifth overall and trading for 13th overall pick Jalen Duren during Thursday’s draft. SHAWN WINDSOR: Pistons …

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Stashed 2020 Boston Celtics draft prospect Yam Madar to skip Las Vegas Summer League

Stashed 2020 Boston Celtics draft prospect Yam Madar to skip Las Vegas Summer League

The Boston Celtics might have a little more room on their roster for this year’s Las Vegas Summer League exhibition series with Sports Rabbi reporting that Israeli point guard Yam Madar plans to remain overseas to participate in Israel National Team games taking on Poland and vs. Estonia this summer instead. Drafted by the Celtics …

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Detroit Pistons jacked their athleticism with the additions of Jaden Ivey and Jalen Duren

Detroit Pistons jacked their athleticism with the additions of Jaden Ivey and Jalen Duren

Troy Weaver didn’t mince words when describing just how good Thursday was for the detroit Pistons. They exited the 2022 NBA draft with a guard widely considered the best in the class, Jaden Ivey, and a big man, Jalen Duren, who could end up being the best center. They’re both explosive athletes in their own …

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Jalen Duren has what can't be coached, Detroit Pistons eager to teach him the rest

Jalen Duren has what can’t be coached, Detroit Pistons eager to teach him the rest

Jalen Duren’s basketball life has always been in fast-forward. Not that it’s been a problem. Duren stood 6 feet 8 as a 13-year-old and has dominated basketball courts since the time he was old enough to shoot. A star at Roman Catholic High in his hometown of Philadelphia — he was named to the MaxPreps …

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