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The cream of the crop of American high school basketball will congregate in Colorado Springs from Oct. 5-7, as USA Basketball unveils its newly expanded Junior National Team minicamp in collaboration with the NBA, NCAA and National Basketball Players Association. A combined 87 freshmen, sophomores, juniors and seniors are slated to attend the minicamp, up
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I’ve suggested on podcasts that the Naismith Memorial Basketball Hall of Fame should construct a wing devoted to NBA absurdities. The NBA is the most absurd major U.S. sports league, churning out a never-ending stream of on-court bloopers, social media gaffes and melodrama. The day-to-day silliness deserves its place in Springfield, Massachusetts. That will never
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4:42 PM ET Adrian WojnarowskiESPN After meeting with Minnesota Timberwolves president of basketball operations and coach Tom Thibodeau on Monday, free-agent forward Luol Deng signed a one-year deal with the franchise. Luol Deng agreed to a significant give-back of $7.5 million in his contract buyout with the Lakers, clearing $38 million in salary cap space
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Phoenix Suns guard Devin Booker will undergo surgery Monday on an injured ligament in his hand that bothered him for much of the season in a procedure a source told ESPN was minor. Booker will have the surgery in Los Angeles. The Suns will know more about Booker’s recovery timetable after the surgery, a source
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Boston Celtics guard Jabari Bird has been arrested after allegedly assaulting, strangling and kidnapping an unidentified person in a domestic incident, according to Boston police. A Boston police spokesman said Bird is being “guarded by the Boston police at a local hospital” for evaluation. The spokesman said the victim had been taken to a different
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