Basketball

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July 07, 2019 - 10:40 am
Toronto said farewell to Kawhi Leonard. Miami said hello to Jimmy Butler. The Lakers finally have Anthony Davis.
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Philadelphia 76ers' Jimmy Butler
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July 06, 2019 - 11:26 am
Trades and free-agent signings can get finalized after 12:01 p.m. Eastern, and there are a slew of moves to get completed.
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Toronto Raptors forward Kawhi Leonard
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July 06, 2019 - 10:29 am
The Clippers will be landing Leonard as a free agent after they acquire Paul George from the Oklahoma City Thunder in a massive trade for players and draft picks
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July 01, 2019 - 4:59 pm
"Today, as he starts a new chapter in his incredible career, we thank KD for all of his contributions, for being an integral part to one of the most prolific runs in NBA history and wish him well as he continues his Hall of Fame journey."
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 Boston Celtics' Kyrie Irving ; Golden State Warriors' Kevin Durant
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July 01, 2019 - 2:00 pm
The Nets were not only the talk of the town but of the whole league
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Miami Heat guard Dwyane Wade and New Orleans Pelicans forward Anthony Davis
Miami Heat guard Dwyane Wade and New Orleans Pelicans forward Anthony Davis (AP Photo/Nicole Sweet, left, and Tyler Kaufman)
July 01, 2019 - 9:14 am
Three-time NBA champion Dwyane Wade, who recently retired, will cover the legend edition.
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June 30, 2019 - 11:02 pm
Free agency opened Sunday with more than $2 billion in deals getting struck in the opening hours — and that’s even without Kyrie Irving officially joining Brooklyn, as has been expected, or any word from Kawhi Leonard about his future plans to either stay with NBA champion Toronto or move elsewhere.
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New Orleans Pelicans first-round NBA draft pick Zion Williamson smiles at his introductory news conference at the team's practice facility in Metairie, La., Friday, June 21, 2019.
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June 30, 2019 - 12:31 pm
There's ballyhooed 18-year-olds like Williamson, journeyman 30-year-olds like Fredette and a whole lot of everything else set to be on display over 95 games through July 15.
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Toronto Raptors forward Kawhi Leonard hoists the MVP trophy next to teammates during the team's NBA basketball championship parade in Toronto, Monday, June 17, 2019.
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June 29, 2019 - 12:06 pm
NBA teams will start opening their checkbooks Sunday at 6 p.m., when the negotiating window for one of the most hotly anticipated free-agent periods in history begins and with more than 200 players
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June 28, 2019 - 5:06 pm
Coaches may challenge a personal foul charged to their team, a called out-of-bounds violation, a goaltending violation or a basket-interference violation.
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