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As Contenders Scurry to Keep Up, the Lakers Have Gotten Even Better

As Contenders Scurry to Keep Up, the Lakers Have Gotten Even Better

We use cookies and other tracking technologies to improve your browsing experience on our site, show personalized content and targeted ads, analyze site traffic, and understand where our audiences come from. To learn more or opt-out, read our . Please also read our and , which became effective December 20, 2019.By choosing I Accept, you consent to our use of cookies and other tracking technologies.I Accept☰×Days after trading for Dennis Schröder, the champs added Montrezl Harrell and Wes MatthewsAll of the trades, draft picks, and free-agent signings happening around the NBA this week...

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As Contenders Scurry to Keep Up, the Lakers Have Gotten Even Better

As Contenders Scurry to Keep Up, the Lakers Have Gotten Even Better

Filed under:Days after trading for Dennis Schröder, the champs added Montrezl Harrell and Wes MatthewsAll of the trades, draft picks, and free-agent signings happening around the NBA this week matter, but in the grand scheme of things, they don’t matter as much as the fact that the Los Angeles Lakers just got better. Way better. A month after winning the NBA Finals, the Lakers have for point guard Dennis Schröder, who finished second in Sixth Man of the Year voting with the Thunder; and signed center Montrezl Harrell, who won Sixth Man of the Year with the Clippers, and veteran wing Wesley...

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This May Be Only the Beginning of LeBron’s Golden Years

This May Be Only the Beginning of LeBron’s Golden Years

Filed under:The Finals MVP is almost 36 years old, but the Lakers have the players and the flexibility heading into this offseason to get even better for next seasonLeBron James versus Michael Jordan will be debated ad nauseam in the weeks (and years) to come. What people don’t mention enough in that debate is the simple fact that LeBron is still writing his legacy. We’re comparing one player whose career is over to one who just led the Los Angeles Lakers to a championship at 35 years old, in Year 17 in the NBA. There’s no end in sight for LeBron. He remains the best player in the league...

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Oct 12
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Even If They Lose the Finals, the Heat Are in a Golden State of Mind

Even If They Lose the Finals, the Heat Are in a Golden State of Mind

We use cookies and other tracking technologies to improve your browsing experience on our site, show personalized content and targeted ads, analyze site traffic, and understand where our audiences come from. To learn more or opt-out, read our . Please also read our and , which became effective December 20, 2019.By choosing I Accept, you consent to our use of cookies and other tracking technologies.I Accept☰×Miami is a long ways away from becoming the NBA’s next dynasty. But it plays similarly to the Warriors, and beginning this offseason, it’ll have pathways to build upon its early playoff...

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Oct 7
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Devin Booker and the Phoenix Suns Are Here to Stay

Devin Booker and the Phoenix Suns Are Here to Stay

Filed under:KOC hears from Booker, Cameron Johnson, and head coach Monty Williams on the improvements the Suns have made in the bubbleOn this episode of The Restart, The Ringer’s Kevin O’Connor takes a look at the red-hot Phoenix Suns, who are currently 7-0 in the NBA’s bubble. Kevin breaks down Devin Booker’s elevated play and explains how he and Deandre Ayton can lead the Suns back into the playoff conversation for years to come. Plus, we hear from Booker, Cameron Johnson, and Suns head coach Monty Williams on the improvements the team has made in the bubble.RelatedGreen Bay Packers...

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Who Are the Most Intriguing Wings in the 2020 NBA Draft?

Who Are the Most Intriguing Wings in the 2020 NBA Draft?

Filed under:While ball-dominant guards and big men have long ruled the league, there’s now a greater appreciation—and market—for two-way wings. What does the 2020 draft class have to offer?On Thursday, the NBA’s board of governors voted to approve a 22-team format to resume play on July 31, and we also learned when the league plans to hold its annual offseason events. The draft lottery is scheduled for August 25, and the draft is tentatively set for October 15. The draft’s date could be pushed back if any games or other events need to be postponed due to the coronavirus, according to...

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Jun 8
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The Testing Plans at the Center of the NBA’s Relaunch Efforts

The Testing Plans at the Center of the NBA’s Relaunch Efforts

Filed under:The key to basketball’s return in the near future is creating a safe environment at a neutral site. Here are the methods of COVID-19 testing the league is considering, as well as the nationwide studies to which they’re already contributing.The NBA is and monitoring developments in COVID-19 research that could ease that return. Commissioner Adam Silver in April that he hopes the league can be part of the movement to restart the economy in a way that doesn’t compromise safety. But the league must first create a safe environment. And one of the major keys in doing so is coming up...

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May 20
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Why Killian Hayes Is the 2020 NBA Draft’s Top Prospect

Why Killian Hayes Is the 2020 NBA Draft’s Top Prospect

Filed under:With no sure thing like Zion, the race to be this year’s no. 1 pick is a bit convoluted. But there’s compelling evidence that this under-the-radar French teenager should be the first prospect off the board.Which NBA player first comes to mind when you watch the following clip?The crossover. The double stepback. The lefty stroke. The debatable travel. James Harden is the only answer! The player performing the Harden impression is a French point guard by the name of Killian Hayes, who recently for the 2020 NBA draft. In a league where perimeter shooting, playmaking, and defensive...

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Apr 15
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