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Can the Toronto Raptors finally kick opening-round curse?

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After failing to reach beyond the opening round of the NBA Playoffs in each of the last two seasons, expectations surrounding the Toronto Raptors’ chances in this year’s playoffs range from extremely skeptical to ridiculously optimistic. There are several significant differences between the Raptors of the past and this season’s squad of record-setters. Beginning with the most obvious, Toronto had ...

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Ty Lawson Is Excited to Play in the Playoffs with the Indiana Pacers

Ty Lawson

Ty Lawson has been struggling over the past couple of years to find his identity and has gotten into trouble off-the-court multiple times. His stint with the Houston Rockets this season ended in a midseason buyout, but that could very well end up being the best thing that could have happened to his career. Larry Bird and the Indiana Pacers ...

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Phoenix Suns Targeting Luke Walton, Mike D’Antoni As New Head Coach

Phoenix Suns are interested in hiring Luke Walton.

The Phoenix Suns will have some decisions to make this coming offseason and it will all start with their search for their long-term head coach. Earl Watson has done a fine job in his interim role, but the Suns are going to look into other options as well in addition to him. According to a report from ESPN’s Marc Stein, ...

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Myles Turner Shows Superstar Talent vs. Pelicans for Indiana Pacers

Myles Turner

The Indiana Pacers decided to take Myles Turner with the No. 11 overall pick in the 2015 NBA Draft. It was a move that many fans hated to see and not many gave him much of a chance of breaking out. Turner has silenced his critics and has been showing legitimate star potential already in his rookie year. Turner has ...

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Watch: Russell Westbrook Continues Dominance with Triple-Double vs. Rockets

Russell Westbrook

Russell Westbrook and the Oklahoma City Thunder are a serious contender in the Western Conference once again this season. They showed that once again with a hard-fought victory over the Houston Rockets. Throughout the course of the entire 2015-16 NBA season, Westbrook has been one of the most dominant superstars that the league has seen in awhile. He has been ...

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Houston Rockets’ Dwight Howard: I Have No Hate for James Harden

Dwight Howard

Dwight Howard has been the subject of media scrutiny all season long and there have been many reports on him being unhappy with the Houston Rockets. Many of those same reports have been saying that Howard and James Harden hate each other and have tried to get each other traded. That may or may not be the case, but Howard ...

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Kevin Durant on Boston: ‘I like the city a lot’

Kevin Durant

Kevin Durant and the Oklahoma City Thunder are hoping to make a run in the 2015-16 NBA season and the playoffs are approaching quickly. They remain on the same side at this point, but Durant could end up leaving in free agency. He is going to be the most sought after free agent and there are a lot of teams ...

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Kobe Bryant leads Lakers over Warriors from the bench

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Kobe Bryant and the Los Angeles Lakers throttled the defending-champion Golden State Warriors 112-95 Sunday night at the Staples Center. Bryant shot just 4-of-14, including misses on all five of his 3-point attempts and he sat the entire fourth quarter.  But he was was instrumental in his 24 minutes off the floor, constantly barking advice at his young teammates from the bench. “He’s ...

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Chase Budinger Expected to Sign with Phoenix Suns

Chase Budinger

Chase Budinger was released by the Indiana Pacers following their game on Friday evening and will clear waivers on Monday. It was a move that was made to clear roster space for free agent point guard Ty Lawson. According to a report from Adrian Wojnarowski of Yahoo! Sports, Budinger’s next stop is expected to be with the Phoenix Suns. Due ...

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Ty Lawson agrees to sign with the Indiana Pacers

Ty Lawson

The Indiana Pacers have been needing to make a move all season long and they were finally able to do so. According to a report from Shams Charania of Yahoo! Sports, the Pacers have agreed to a deal with point guard Ty Lawson. Lawson was recently bought out by the Houston Rockets, who simply weren’t a great fit for his ...

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