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Sam Amick of USA Today on KD's shoe deal : "Profitable Under Armour might be less interested in making money on Durant deal than it is increasing its exposure in the basketball shoe and apparel market.
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Lionel Hollins , talking with China Daily by phone last week made it clear what he wants from his team this season.
Though there are plenty of fantastic basketball players who haven't played in the NBA and likely won't for either their entire careers or a significant portion of them - Argentina's Facundo Campazzo and Brazil's Marcelo Huertas immediately spring to mind - the Association tends to have the sport's largest collection of talent.
In their last warm-ups before the FIBA World Cup begins this weekend, Team USA and Croatia breezed to unexpectedly big wins.
Following Chris Ballad's f antastic longform piece on Kobe Bryant last week, the SI writer released a series of topics that was discussed with Bryant and people close to him.
May 8, 2014; Miami, FL, USA; Brooklyn Nets guard Shaun Livingston dribbles the ball as Miami Heat guard Ray Allen defends during the second half in game two of the second round of the 2014 NBA Playoffs at American Airlines Arena.
In an interview with The Sports Cave, Cory Jefferson says he likes being called a "rebounding specialist;" says Kevin Garnett was one of his favorite players to watch and learn from growing up and talks about the risk he took on Draft Night.
When the Nets acquired Paul Pierce and Kevin Garnett a year ago, oddsmakers took notice.
It certainly wasn't a defense and not even an explanation, but in an interview with a North Carolina newspaper, Mike Krzyzewski talks about why he chose his former center for Team USA ... and how USA Basketball only decided at the last minute to choose a select team to practice against the senior team.
It seems like it was just yesterday we were waiting on LeBron James' announcement to head back to the Cleveland Cavaliers, but believe it or not, that was well over a month ago.
As training camp and the preseason near, the Nets appear to have their rotation in place.
As last season wore on and it became obvious the Timberwolves were going to miss the playoffs for the sixth time in Kevin Love's six-year NBA career, it was hard to fathom how Minnesota could get anywhere near market value in return for their want-away star.
When Plumlee was drafted by the Nets last summer, his arrival was immediately overshadowed by the blockbuster draft-night deal that saw future Hall of Famers Paul Pierce and Kevin Garnett come to Brooklyn, and Plumlee had to earn a shot at getting some playing time.
Bosnia all but assured its return to FIBA Eurobasket next year with a 7 74-68 8 win over Joe Prunty's Great Britain squad in the FIBA Europe Qualifying Round.
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