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How Derrick Rose fits the Lakers and 76ers in a potential trade

The Los Angles Lakers and Philadelphia 76ers are two teams gauging the trade market for Detroit Pistons point guard Derrick Rose, according to Chris Haynes of Yahoo! Sports. Rose signed a two-year, $15 million contract with the Pistons in the offseason, and has turned in his most productive season since …

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When Royce O’Neale’s new Jazz contract will matter

The Utah Jazz gave defensive role-player Royce O’Neale a four-year, $36 million extension. O’Neale is a third-year wing who signed with the Jazz out of Summer League in 2017 after going undrafted out of Baylor and playing two seasons in Europe. He’s a good shooter who doesn’t shoot much. His …

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What the Nets can learn as they wait for Kevin Durant

Last season, the Brooklyn Nets were 19-21 after 40 games. This year they’re 18-22, having dropped nine of their last 11 while ranked 24th in offensive rating. Brooklyn’s schedule is currently a torture rack, with upcoming games against the Milwaukee Bucks, Philadelphia 76ers, and Los Angeles Lakers; after Wednesday’s nationally-televised …

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The long, slow vindication of the ABA

The American Basketball Association waged a war against the NBA throughout its nine-year history. From the beginning, it was an unfair fight. The NBA had better players, better arenas, and most importantly, a network television contract that gave it more visibility and way better funding. But the ABA had one …

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