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Hamidou Diallo returns to Kentucky instead of making the leap from preps to pros

Hamidou Diallo, like Thon Maker last year, was eligible for the NBA draft without playing a college game. Almost six months before he’s expected to make his Kentucky debut, Hamidou Diallo showed he already has a knack for beating the buzzer. The heralded freshman waited until minutes before Wednesday

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NBA draft deadline shapes next season in college hoops

College basketball’s version of decision day could go a long way toward shaping how the next season will play out. Teams that have players remain in the NBA draft will have huge holes to fill, while teams with players who withdrew from the draft can breathe a sigh of relief. Defending national

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Cleveland Cavaliers’ Tyronn Lue: Boston Celtics ‘harder to defend’ than Golden State Warriors

The Cleveland Cavaliers are one win away from another NBA Finals showdown with the Golden State Warriors, but coach Tyronn Lue isn’t ready to look ahead. In fact, Lue has his hands full trying to game plan for the new-look Boston Celtics. Lue told reporters Wednesday that since the Celtics lost All-Star

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Report: Bucks interested in Cavaliers GM David Griffin

Will Cleveland let Griffin get away?

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Charlotte to host NBA All-Star game in 2019

The NBA is returning the All-Star game to Charlotte in 2019 after the repeal of North Carolina’s controversial law restricting the rights of LGBT people.

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Cavs coach Lue says Celtics more difficult to defend than Warriors

The absence of Isaiah Thomas has made the Celtics a wild card in Tyronn Lue’s book.

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John Wall to Draymond Green: ‘welcome ugly lol’

There are no NBA playoff games on Wednesday, but there are some entertaining things happening in the Instagram comments of NBA players. After Jimmy Butler and DeAndre Jordan had a funny back-and-forth about Butler’s hair, John Wall dropped into Draymond Green’s comments to call him ugly. Wall

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Cavaliers look to finish off Celtics

Cleveland coach Tyronn Lue, whose Cleveland Cavaliers are one win away from an NBA Final rematch with the Golden State Warriors, said Wednesday coaching against the Boston Celtics without Isaiah Thomas has presented a whole different set of obstacles. …

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Cavaliers-Celtics: Boston rookie Jaylen Brown questionable for Game 5 with hip pointer

Boston Celtics rookie Jaylen Brown is questionable for Thursday night’s Game 5 against the Cleveland Cavaliers with a hip pointer, the team announced Wednesday. Brown is the third Celtics player to deal with a hip injury in the postseason, joining leading scorer Isaiah Thomas, who has been ruled

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Michigan’s D.J. Wilson staying in NBA draft

Moe Wagner returning to Wolverines

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NBA Says 2019 All-Star Game Will Be In N.C. After Partial ‘Bathroom Bill’ Repeal

The NBA has announced that Charlotte, N.C., will host the 2019 All-Star Game, after the state partially repealed its controversial law that limited civil rights protections for LGBT people. The professional basketball league moved last year’s All-Star game from Charlotte, where it was originally

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NBA Notes: Cavs staying humble with chance to close out Celtics

It took 10 games and halfway through the third round of the NBA playoffs before the Cleveland Cavaliers finally encountered their first true dose of resistance this postseason. After cruising to a 2-0 Eastern Conference finals lead over Boston, the Ca…

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Report: Bucks interested in Cavaliers GM David Griffin

Jason Miller / Getty Images Sport / Getty Yet another club may be looking to poach David Griffin from the Cleveland Cavaliers. The Milwaukee Bucks are interested in adding Griffin to their front office, sources told Cleveland.com’s Joe Vardon. John Hammond was serving as the Bucks GM for the past

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With Kyrie Irving as LeBron James’ second, Cavs could be first

CLEVELAND — Kyrie Irving has accomplished more in his six years in the league than most NBA players ever will. His three-pointer in last year’s Game 7 was one of the iconic shots in NBA history. It helped snap Cleveland’s 52-year title drought. A former No. 1 overall pick, Irving also has an

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Kyrie in the clutch poses a threat to rest of NBA

Rachel Nichols points out how Kyrie Irving has the talent to come through in the most crucial of situations.

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