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  • This Week: Action keeps on coming
    The action keeps on coming in the Turkish Airlines EuroLeague, with 11 games taking place this week including a pair of rearranged games on Monday and Tuesday. Here's a look ahead to the next few days on the courts of Europe. Read more »
  • Stats review: Two types of perimeter scorers
    Versatility defines many of the Turkish Airlines EuroLeague's top scorers this season, with plenty of indicators to distinguish between those who are deadly at catching and shooting as compared to others who create their own shots. Read more »
  • In the Paint | Fenerbahce tops Panathinaikos
    Take a trip behind the scenes as Fenerbahce Beko Istanbul tops Panathinaikos OPAP Athens for its fifth consecutive victory with exclusive footage presented by ENEOS. Read more »
  • EuroLeague on Social Media
    Several players, including Kyle Hines and Jan Vesely, reached significant milestones while four teams won twice in this double-round week. Check out our selection of social media posts from around the EuroLeague. Read more »
  • EuroLeague FabFive Challenge Round 20 winner
    The 20th winner in the EuroLeague FabFive Challenge IS Gaetane De Kee Torres of Spain, whose his team "que llueva que llueva" beat everyone else in Round 20 with a score of 105.0. Read more »
  • EuroLeague Fantasy Challenge Round 20 winner
    The season's 20th winner in EuroLeague Fantasy Challenge is Pablo Gonzalez of Spain, whose team "Pablo 3" beat everyone else in Round 20 with a score of 222.4. Read more »
  • Higgins, Calathes shined again in Moscow
    Cory Higgins, a former CSKA Moscow player, and Nick Calathes, who has come up big before at Megasport Arena, proved the key as second-place FC Barcelona beat the league leaders on their own court on Friday. Read more »
  • MVP of the Week: Nemanja Nedovic, Panathinaikos OPAP Athens
    Scoring ace Nemanja Nedovic has earned his second MVP of the Week honor this season by leading Panathinaikos OPAP Athens to an 88-71 home win over LDLC ASVEL Villeurbanne in Round 19 on Wednesday. Read more »
  • Gudaitis in the form of his life to answer Zenit's need
    After a relatively quiet start, his last three games have shown that 27-year-old center Arturas Gudaitis has now settled in very nicely with Zenit St Petersburg after joining the Russian club in the summer. Read more »
  • Khimki dismisses Coach Kurtinaitis
    Khimki Moscow Region announced that it has come to an agreement with Coach Rimas Kurtinaitis on the termination of his contract. Read more »
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  • Sixers Thought They Had A Done Deal With Rockets For James Harden
    Late last week, James Harden was traded to Brooklyn in a blockbuster move that will completely change the future of the league. However, the Nets were not the only team looking to make a move for the three-time scoring champ, as Daryl Morey and the Philadelphia 76ers were also interested… Read more »
  • Luka Doncic Passes Michael Jordan on All-Time Triple-Double List
    Since entering the league, Luka Doncic has been a triple-double machine with his unique ability to score, pass and clean the glass. In fact, at age 21, he passed Michael Jordan on the all-time triple-double list with the 29th of his career on Sunday. What made this accomplishment so special… Read more »
  • Damian Lillard Challenges Teams To Be ‘More Disciplined’ With COVID-19 Protocols
    The NBA recently updated their COVID-19 protocols, making them even tighter as several games around the league have had to be postponed. While the end of the 2019-20 regular season and playoffs was finished in an isolated bubble at Walt Disney World, the league decided not to go that route… Read more »
  • Victor Oladipo Would Still Like To Play For Miami Heat
    As part of the blockbuster trade that sent James Harden to the Brooklyn Nets, Victor Oladipo has found himself on the Houston Rockets. According to Kevin O’Connor of The Ringer, Victor Oladipo had wanted to be traded out of Indiana for quite some time. Additionally, although his wish was granted,… Read more »
  • Danny Ainge on Potential James Harden Trade: ‘The Price Was Really High For Us’
    In a blockbuster trade earlier this week, James Harden was sent to the Brooklyn Nets, completing their superstar trio with Kevin Durant and Kyrie Irving. This instantly makes the Nets the favorite in the Eastern Conference. While there were a couple of other teams in the East who could have… Read more »
  • Institut de Sport Dynastie Is The Go-To Program For French-Speaking Hoopers
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    Loess Cedric Lath is an Ivory Coast native who moved to Canada last February to study—and play a lot of basketball—at a new prep school, Institut de Sport Dynastie, located just outside Montreal in the French-speaking province of Quebec. Asked what he likes the most about being at Dynastie as… Read more »
  • Ben Simmons ‘Ecstatic’ To Not Be Traded For James Harden
    Philadelphia 76ers point guard Ben Simmons was “pretty ecstatic to not be traded” in a deal for 2018 NBA MVP James Harden, Marc J. Spears of The Undefeated reports. Harden, who spent more than eight seasons with the Houston Rockets, was traded to the Brooklyn Nets in a four-team blockbuster… Read more »
  • P.J. Tucker Garnering Significant Trade Interest
    According to The Athletic’s Kelly Iko, multiple teams have expressed interest in acquiring Houston Rockets veteran forward P.J. Tucker via trade. The 35-year-old is now in his 10th NBA season and has been with the Rockets’ organization since 2017. Multiple teams have inquired about P.J. Tucker’s availability and have expressed… Read more »
  • Mavs HC Rick Carlisle: LaMelo Ball Looks Like Rookie Of The Year
    While it’s still early in the 2020-21 NBA season, Charlotte Hornets rookie point guard LaMelo Ball is already drawing a considerable amount of praise. Mere days after breaking the record for the youngest player in NBA history to post a triple-double, Ball—the third overall pick in the 2020 NBA Draft—already… Read more »
  • Jaren Jackson Jr. on Return: ‘It’s Not That Far, Believe Me’
    The Memphis Grizzlies have been without promising third-year big man Jaren Jackson Jr. all season as he continues to recover from knee surgery required after a torn meniscus suffered in the bubble. There’s still no publicly available timetable for his return but the 21-year-old is making progress. “I have a… Read more »
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  • Knicks, Thibodeau praised RJ Barrett
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    In the 91-84 win over Orlando Magic RJ Barrett scored his consecutive double double. Barrett averages 17 points per game, along with 7.6 boards and 3.4 assists per game. Tom Thibodeau praised him after the victory over Orlando: “He has a fantastic attitude. He managed to find a good rhythm… Read more »
  • Damian Lillard, Kevin Durant named Players of the Week
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    Portland Trail Blazers’ Damian Lillard and Brooklyn Nets’ Kevin Durant have been named NBA Players of the Week for the Western and Eastern Conference, respectively, for Week 4. Lillard averaged 30.3 points, 5.3 rebounds and 7.3 assists per game, as the Trail Blazers went 3-1. Lillard’s performances from the week:… Read more »
  • Wizards vs. Hornets postponed due to league’s contact tracing protocol
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    The NBA announced Monday that Wednesday’s matchup between Wizards and Hornets has been postponed due to the league’s contact tracing protocol. That’s the fifth Wizards’ game to be postponed amid COVID-19 contact tracing. Washington has not played a a games since January 11. The next scheduled game for the Wizards… Read more »
  • Paul George reminisces on playing Kobe for the first time: “Best moment of my life as a professional basketball player”
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    Paul George looked back on playing Kobe Bryant for the first time after Sunday’s win vs the Pacers. PG grew up in Palmdale, California and watched Kobe his entire life. He would finally get the chance to play his idol during his early days in Indiana. (Via Fanatics View): “It… Read more »
  • Nuggets’ PJ Dozier on potential comparison to other NBA players: “I want to be PJ Dozier”
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    Since his performances in the Orlando “bubble” the past summer, the Denver Nuggets’ swingman PJ Dozier is steadily increasing his minutes. In a question about the best comparison to other NBA players, Dozier gave a very confident answer referring to his unique style of play. (via Mike Singer of Denver… Read more »
  • Will the Giannis-Harden beef carry into the Eastern Conference?
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    American television anchor Cassidy Hubbarth joins SportsNation and recaps the beef between Brooklyn Nets guard James Harden and Milwaukee Bucks star Giannis Antetokunmpo and weighs in on whether their feud will heat up now that Harden is in the Eastern Conference. The post Will the Giannis-Harden beef carry into the… Read more »
  • Knicks, Warriors, Lakers among most valuable NBA franchises
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    The New York Knicks are the most valuable NBA franchise, worth $5.42 billion, according to Sportico‘s 2021 NBA franchise valuations ranking list. Rounding out the top-five is the Golden State Warriors ($5.21 billion), Los Angeles Lakers ($5.14 billion), Brooklyn Nets ($3.40 billion) and Boston Celtics ($3.18 billion). Below is the… Read more »
  • Nets’ Kyrie Irving reportedly not available for game vs. Bucks
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    The Brooklyn Nets’ fans will have to wait to see Kyrie Irving, Kevin Durant and James Harden sharing the floor, as Irving is not ready to return for tonight’s matchup against the Milwaukee Bucks, per Adrian Wojnarowski. This will be the 7th consecutive game Irving misses since January 5. The… Read more »
  • Cavaliers to explore offers for Andre Drummond ahead of the trade deadline, per report
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    Andre Drummond will be one of the most sought after player ahead of the trade deadline in March. The Cleveland Cavaliers would like to keep the veteran center, but his asking price is expected to be out of their range in a potential contract extension, per Chris Fedor of cleveland.com.… Read more »
  • Rockets’ PJ Tucker not expected to be traded for now, per report
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    Many teams inquired about PJ Tucker’s availability after James Harden got traded to the Brooklyn Nets on Wednesday. According to Kelly Iko and Sam Amick of The Athletic, Tucker is not opposed to the idea of playing for Houston until the end of the season. The 35-year-old previously signed a… Read more »
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  • Things to consider when betting on the NBA in 2021
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    When it comes to betting on the NBA in 2021, you need to start by throwing everything you used to know out the window. The rules you applied to bet on the NBA pre-COVID, will likely come back into play at some point, but for now, with teams playing in… Read more »
  • 5 Reasons the NBA is the Best Pro League in the World?
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    A sports loving nation, the US is home to a number of prominent sports leagues that attract hordes of fans. From football, basketball, baseball, soccer, and ice hockey, fans have more choice of home-based leagues than any other country. That said, there is a strong argument that one league is… Read more »
  • Celtics hopes rest on Tatum and Brown in 2020-21 season
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    The Boston Celtics have turned over the success of their franchise to Jayson Tatum and Jaylen Brown after allowing another veteran to leave during the off-season. Boston have seen Kyrie Irving, Al Horford and now Gordon Hayward depart the team over the last two years. General manager Danny Ainge has… Read more »
  • Curry Gifts 62 Pairs of “Flow Like Water” Sneakers After 62 Point Night
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    Stephen Curry made basketball history Sunday night. And his game had flow like water. Fueled by both passion and purpose, he went 18-for-31 from the field, 8-for-16 from behind the arc and a near perfect 18-of-19 from the free throw line. That’s a career-high 62 points to go along with… Read more »
  • Top 4 MVP Candidates for 2020-21 NBA Season
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    Entering the 2020-21 season, many teams who have great potential will be participating in the league. However, all of them will be chasing after the back of the Los Angeles Lakers. After they won their 17th championship title, they entered the 2020-21 season with more talented players who will make… Read more »
  • NBA Super Teams Over the Years [Graphic]
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    Philadelphia 76ers 1982-86 Super teams may be under the microscope now, but they seem to have existed well before fans and pundits took notice. The 1982 Philadelphia 76ers were led by Julius “Dr J” Erving, Maurice Cheeks, and Bobby Jones. The team would add two-time MVP Moses Malone, who was… Read more »
  • Signs of Knee Injuries in Basketball and How to Prevent them
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    A knee injury from a basketball game can be quite painful and uncomfortable. Nevertheless, you can quickly get back to the court with the right management and continue playing the game. Here’s what you should know to identify whether you have a knee injury and ways to implement to avoid… Read more »
  • 3 Simple Ways to Improve Your Betting Game for NBA
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    Sports betting is a skill. And just like any other skill, you need practice and knowledge. You cant always depend on your luck. You have to have a clear sense of the game. And you need to do a lot of research and understand the situation every single time. People… Read more »
  • 4 Tips to Help You Avoid Making the Wrong NBA Wagers
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    Every sport has its own strategy, and within those sports each team has a strategy. Basketball is one of the major global sports that comes with a certain air of unpredictability, but it is also one of the most strategic team sports out there, and you can use each team’s… Read more »
  • What are the most interesting bets you can make for NBA games?
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    As a discipline, basketball is among the very top of the most popular sports in the world. Many people like to play it themselves, even more like watching games and support their favorites. Then there are the ones who enjoy making bets on what is happening on the court. Basketball… Read more »
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