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Ben Simmons, Philadelphia 76ers, D’Angelo Russell, Minnesota Timberwolves. (Mandatory Credit: Brad Rempel-USA TODAY Sports) Here is how All-Star point guard Ben Simmons could get trade from the Philadelphia 76ers to the Minnesota Timberwolves, the Cleveland Cavaliers or the Toronto Raptors this offseason. Philadelphia 76ers point guard Ben Simmons has a robust trade market, one that includes reported
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Welcome back to Basketball Insiders’ “What’s Next” series. We previously covered the teams that missed both the playoffs and the Play-In Tournament. Now, we’re focusing on teams that are either on the cusp of making the playoffs or are trying to build contenders. The Charlotte Hornets, despite the outcome, had quite a fantastic season. There’s
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Karl-Anthony Towns, Minnesota Timberwolves, Jimmy Butler, Miami Heat. (Mandatory Credit: Rhona Wise-USA TODAY Sports) Are the Dallas Cowboys still the most valuable sports franchise? by John Buhler Jimmy Butler ripped Karl-Anthony Towns to shreds with his latest smack-talking episode. Jimmy Butler made Karl-Anthony Towns the latest victim of his one-of-a-kind smack talk. As Butler’s Miami
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Three teams in the Eastern Conference are expected to compete for a spot in the NBA Finals. The Brooklyn Nets, Philadelphia 76ers and Milwaukee Bucks are clearly head-and-shoulders above the next tier of teams in the East. Still, those organizations are not going to just lay down and concede defeat. Last year the Miami HEAT
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The seventh edition of The Defensive Player of the Year Watch for Basketball Insiders is here! In this week’s ranking, there’s not much change beyond the addition of the formerly-injured Philadelphia 76ers star, Joel Embiid. It’s impossible to leave him off of this list and it should come as no surprise if he ends the
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MINNEAPOLIS, MN – APRIL 13: Kevin Durant #7 of the Brooklyn Nets wears a shirt supporting social justice before the start of a game against the Minnesota Timberwolves at Target Center on April 13, 2021 in Minneapolis, Minnesota. Protests continue across the U.S. after 20-year-old Daunte Wright was recently killed by a Brooklyn Center, Minnesota
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When Luke Kennard signed a four-year, $64 million contract extension with the Los Angeles Clippers back in December, it was assumed that he was going to be a key player in the rotation this season. The Clippers acquired Kennard in a draft-day trade with the Brooklyn Nets and Detroit Pistons, a move that shipped out
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The All-Star break is nearly upon the NBA, and the Rising Stars rosters were just announced with several rookies leading the charge. Two players have pulled away by a significant margin in recent weeks, with several first-year players making impacts on winning teams. Let’s take a look at how the rookie ladder has changed over
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Giannis Antetokounmpo, Milwaukee Bucks. (Photo by Stacy Revere/Getty Images) Mitchell Trubisky rumors: 5 best fits in NFL free agency by Cole Thompson Giannis Antetokounmpo disrespectfully looked at Karl-Anthony Towns after this powerful jam. Milwaukee Bucks forward Giannis Antetokounmpo got T’ed up after staring at Minnesota Timberwolves center Karl-Anthony Towns. Everybody loves a petty jam, especially
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Julius Randle is everything for the New York Knicks – for now at least. Randle entered the NBA in the 2014 draft. Selected seventh overall by the Los Angeles Lakers, the former Kentucky Wildcat was a bowling bowl on the offensive end, viewed as a seriously unique athlete. But there were question marks, too. Criticisms
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The Dallas Mavericks’ Kristaps Porzingis had been back for nine games before missing Saturday’s contest against the Phoenix Suns. He’s struggled since returning from knee surgery earlier this month; so much so that he neglected to speak to the media following Friday’s loss – an unusual occurrence for Porzingis, who usually accommodates the media. While
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There’s an old saying: “if you stay ready, you don’t have to get ready.” That saying would certainly apply to Reggie Jackson this season. Jackson, who joined the Los Angeles Clippers last season after he was bought out by the Detroit Pistons, re-upped with team on a one-year deal. A once-promising young guard that the
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The Detroit Pistons were one of the NBA’s most competitive franchises at the turn of the century, appearing in six straight Eastern Conference Finals between 2002-2008 and winning the NBA Finals in 2004. But, since that run, the Pistons have been one of the least relevant teams in the league, having not won a playoff
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ALERT. ALERT. ALERT. The NBA’s 2020-21 season is scheduled to begin in less than a month. If it feels like we just crowned the 2020 NBA Champions, that’s because we did. The Los Angeles Lakers secured their 17th championship on October 11, just over a month ago. Still, the new season kicks off in less
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