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Anonymous donor makes possible third bone marrow transplant

NBCSports.com: ProBasketballTalk (Kurt Helin) — Craig Sager couldn’t be in Rio covering the Olympics for NBC, his cancer wouldn’t allow it. That didn’t stop Team USA from reaching out to him before they left. Or from Nike designing a sweet pair of shoes for him. Now there is good news on his battle against leukemia — he will have a […]
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Larry Sanders accuses Bucks of concussion negligence after 2014 injury

Yahoo.com: Ball Don't Lie (Eric Freeman) — Larry Sanders has a lot to say about his bad fit with the NBA in a new feature. (Jason Miller/Getty Images) Former Milwaukee Bucks center Larry Sanders is one of the more complicated players in recent NBA history. The No. 15 pick in the 2010 draft impressed in his first few seasons as an elite interior defender and seemed primed to become a perennial All-Defensive Team contender when he...
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Report: With Joffrey Lauvergne trade, Mitch McGary likely done with Thunder

NBCSports.com: ProBasketballTalk (Kurt Helin) — He's going to be tough to trade for much of anything.
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Dwight Howard is shooting 19-footers to improve his free throw stroke

NBCSports.com: ProBasketballTalk (Kurt Helin) — If you can knock down a 19-foot shot, then a 15-footer should be easier. Right? Apparently that — and just basic muscle memory — is the latest attempt to improve Dwight Howard‘s free throw shooting. And, he seems to be knocking down those shots. Dwight Howard working on his muscle memory shooting from 19ft. This […]
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Report: Veteran big man Jason Thompson agrees to deal in China

NBCSports.com: ProBasketballTalk (Sean Highkin) — Thompson split last season between the Warriors and Raptors.
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Lakers’ Julius Randle out 14 days after receiving stitches on right hand

NBCSports.com: ProBasketballTalk (Sean Highkin) — Lakers forward Julius Randle has suffered a minor setback in his summer workouts. The team announced he received stitches on his right hand and will be sidelined for two weeks. Lakers forward Julius Randle suffered a laceration to his right hand (webbing between middle and ring fingers) yesterday while practicing. He received seven stitches and […]
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The Knicks’ Potential Point Guard Problem

Basketball Insiders (Tommy Beer) — The Knicks' point guard depth is concerning. Tommy Beer looks at some possible free-agent targets.
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Evan Fournier “hated” being left off the French national team

NBCSports.com: ProBasketballTalk (Sean Highkin) — Fournier addressed the controversy in a new interview.
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Dwight Howard is shooting 19-footers to better his free throws (Video)

Yahoo.com: Ball Don't Lie (Kelly Dwyer) — Dwight Howard takes in the fights. (Getty Images) Dwight Howard hit a career low 48.9 percent from the free throw line in 2015-16, a pretty significant mill milestone for someone who entered the league in 2004, and someone whose free throw work has been endlessly scrutinized for over a decade. [ Follow Dunks Don’t Lie on Tumblr: The best slams from all of basketball ] Howard, then...
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The votes are in: NBA rookies really, really love Kris Dunn

Yahoo.com: Ball Don't Lie (Dan Devine) — Kris Dunn smiles for the camera before the 2016 NBA Draft. (Diane Bondareff/AP Images for JCPenney) Kris Dunn didn’t come off the board until the fifth pick in June’s 2016 NBA draft, but to hear the rest of his rookie peers tell it, the former Providence star and newly minted Minnesota Timberwolves guard is poised to be No. 1 with a bullet among this year’s freshman class. [ Follow...
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51 Q: Tom Thibodeau can coach, is he ready to run a franchise?

NBCSports.com: ProBasketballTalk (Sean Highkin) — Thibodeau is the new coach and president of basketball operations for the Timberwolves.
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Former preps-to-pros star Eddy Curry regrets skipping college

Yahoo.com: Ball Don't Lie (Kelly Dwyer) — Eddy Curry during 2001-02. (Getty Images) Eddy Curry was basketball-famous when he was 16, he was a franchise cornerstone of one of the NBA’s marquee teams when he was 18, and an NBA washout by 25. Drafted directly out of high school to his hometown Chicago Bulls in 2001, Curry showed flashes of All-Star promise at times during his too-brief career, but his role as an everyday player was...
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Julius Randle lacerates hand, to be re-evaluated in two weeks

NBCSports.com: ProBasketballTalk (Dan Feldman) — Julius Randle suffered a season-ending injury in his first NBA game. His third pro season includes an even earlier setback. Lakers release: Lakers forward Julius Randle suffered a laceration to his right hand (webbing between middle and ring fingers) yesterday while practicing. He received seven stitches and will be re-evaluated in approximately 14 days. Thankfully, […]
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Who Exactly Is “The League” You Talk About?

Basketball Insiders (Steve Kyler) — It's common in conversation to hear people talk about what "The League" wants. Who exactly are they talking about?
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