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Pistons hire Ed Stefanski as senior adviser

The Pistons have made some progress in determining the next stage of their front office and coaching staff. Amid mostly silence about the two vacancies after they parted ways with Stan Van Gundy two weeks ago, the Pistons finally made a move Thursday. …

Luke Maye to return to North Carolina for senior season

Here’s something I never thought I’d say: Luke Maye is returning to North Carolina for his senior season, meaning that the Tar Heels will have their preseason National Player of the Year candidate back in the fold. Who saw that coming? “I have had a great experience learning from the NBA process

NBA defends quest for ‘integrity fee’ payment in sports bets

The NBA is defending its quest to receive part of the money that states or gambling companies take in as part of legal sports betting. On Wednesday, New Jersey’s state Senate president called on all 50 states to reject so-called “integrity fees” as part of any sports betting legislation

Will Celtics end LeBron James’ tenure in Cleveland — again?

SportsPulse: USA TODAY Sports’ Jeff Zillgitt breaks down Game 5 of the Eastern Conference finals, where the Celtics rolled to take a 3-2 lead on the Cavaliers and set up a potential closeout game in Cleveland. BOSTON – When LeBron James was a young player, older Boston Celtics teams made playoff

Will Celtics end LeBron James’ tenure in Cleveland — again?

SportsPulse: USA TODAY Sports’ Jeff Zillgitt breaks down Game 5 of the Eastern Conference finals, where the Celtics rolled to take a 3-2 lead on the Cavaliers and set up a potential closeout game in Cleveland. BOSTON – When LeBron James was a young player, older Boston Celtics teams made playoff

Skip Bayless slams LeBron James for chugging water

The narrative after the Cleveland Cavaliers lost Game 5 of the Eastern Conference Finals to the Boston Celtics: LeBron James is fatigued. Cavs coach Tyronn Lue addressed it in the postgame press conference, saying James "looked a little tired to m…

Skip Bayless slams LeBron James for chugging water

The narrative after the Cleveland Cavaliers lost Game 5 of the Eastern Conference Finals to the Boston Celtics: LeBron James is fatigued. Cavs coach Tyronn Lue addressed it in the postgame press conference, saying James "looked a little tired to m…

PLDT, Smart to offer NBA League Pass to subscribers

Yoyo Sarmenta NBA fans in the Philippines now have more access to the game they love. With the help of PLDT (Philippine Long Distance Telephone, Inc.) and Smart Communications Inc., NBA League Pass will be made more accessible to fans across the countr…