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  • Bayern's Lucic voted to All-EuroLeague First Team!
    As a result of voting that included fans, media and – for the first time in competition history – head coaches and team captains, small forward Vladimir Lucic of FC Bayern Munich has been chosen to the 2020-21 All-EuroLeague First Team! Read more »
  • CSKA, Itoudis together until 2023!
    One of the most successful European coaches of the 21st century will continue guiding his current team for at least two more seasons as CSKA Moscow announced on Monday a new agreement with Dimitris Itoudis to keep working together until 2023. Read more »
  • Rising Star Trophy winner: Usman Garuba, Real Madrid
    Teenage big man Usman Garuba of Real Madrid has been voted by Turkish Airlines EuroLeague head coaches as the winner of the Rising Star Trophy, which recognizes the season's best player who was under the age of 22 on July 1 of the previous summer. Read more »
  • Real's Tavares repeats as EuroLeague Best Defender
    Walter Tavares's reign as the EuroLeague Best Defender award winner will continue another year as the Real Madrid center was chosen to be the recipient of the trophy in a poll of Turkish Airlines EuroLeague head coaches. Read more »
  • Alphonso Ford Top Scorer Trophy: Alexey Shved, Khimki
    Alexey Shved of Khimki Moscow Region is the Alphonso Ford Top Scorer Trophy winner for the 2020-21 season. Read more »
  • MVP for April: Will Clyburn, CSKA Moscow
    CSKA Moscow forward Will Clyburn has been chosen as the Turkish Airlines EuroLeague MVP for April after posting highest average performance index rating in the playoffs to lead his team to the Final Four. Read more »
  • Take the Commentators Challenge, send your play call now!
    If you think you have the soaring voice to meet the most dramatic Turkish Airlines EuroLeague moments, now is your chance to show the world – and win great prizes! Read more »
  • Efes, Ataman stay together til 2023
    Anadolu Efes Istanbul has reached a new agreement with head coach Ergin Ataman to keep working together for two more years, until the end of the 2022-23 season, the club announced Thursday. Read more »
  • Final Four-bound: FC Barcelona
    In search of its third EuroLeague title, FC Barcelona will end a seven-year drought when it returns to the Final Four in Cologne. Read more »
  • Final Four-bound: AX Armani Exchange Milan
    With Final Four roots that go back as far as any club's, AX Armani Exchange Milan's comes back to the EuroLeague's flagship event after 29 years. Read more »
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  • Sixers Clinch No. 1 Spot For First Time Since 2000-01 Iverson-Led Team
    The Philadelphia 76ers have come a long way from the days of trusting the process. In fact, they’re only five years removed from their ten-win season.  Now, they’ve completely shifted gears and have clinched the No. 1 seed in the Eastern Conference.  “Every year we’ve gotten better,” said Joel Embiid… Read more »
  • G League Ignite Adds Future Star Jaden Hardy
    After putting together a loaded roster in their inaugural season, the G League Ignite are already hard at work putting together their next young, talented G League roster. They’ve already brought in two big names in Michael Foster and Fanbo Zeng, but recently added another future star to their squad. … Read more »
  • Ben Wallace To Be Inducted Into 2021 Naismith Memorial Hall of Fame Class
    Ben Wallace was one of the most dominant defensive players of his era. Standing at only 6-foot-9, Wallace was a center who played much bigger than his height.  One of the best players in Detroit Pistons history, he was a key piece of their 2004 NBA Championship. He spent nine… Read more »
  • Steph Curry Becomes Oldest To Win Scoring Title Since Michael Jordan
    Stephen Curry of the Golden State Warriors has officially been crowned the NBA scoring title for the 2020-21 season. In a heated contest that cane down to the final day of the regular season, Curry outlasted Washington’s Bradley Beal for the crown.  Fact: No one has scored more than Stephen… Read more »
  • Houston Rockets Sign Cam Reynolds For the Rest of Regular Season
    The Houston Rockets finished out their late-season roster moves this week signing Cam Reynolds through the rest of the regular season. Official: The #Rockets today announced they have signed guard Khyri Thomas to a multi-year contract in addition to signing forward Cam Reynolds to a 10-day contract using a hardship… Read more »
  • Kings Tie NBA Record for Missing Playoffs—Louis King Still Posts Career-High Numbers
    The Sacramento Kings had an outside chance of avoiding a dubious honor going into NBA’s last weekend. But a loss to the Grizzlies, 116–110 on Thursday night eliminated the Kings from the playoffs for the 15th straight season. That 15 seasons playoff drought tied the Los Angeles Clippers (’77-91) for… Read more »
  • NBA Creates a New Social Justice Champion Award For Kareem Abdul-Jabbar
    The NBA has announced the creation of the Kareem Abdul-Jabbar Social Justice Champion Award, named after the Los Angeles Lakers icon and all-time leading scorer. The new award will recognize one NBA player for his ongoing pursuit of social justice and values of equality, respect and inclusion. The winner of… Read more »
  • NBA Releases Extensive 21-Game Schedule For This Weekend
    The NBA has announced the start times for the last two days of the season over the weekend, spanning 21 games over 48 hours. The majority of those matchups will have an impact on who participates in the NBA Play-In Tournament starting on Tuesday, as well as the final seedings for… Read more »
  • Dwight Howard Suspended For His 16th technical Foul in Haslem Dust Up
    Dwight Howard will not be suiting up when the Philadelphia 76ers take on the Orlando Magic on Friday night. It was announced by NBA Executive Vice President, Basketball Operations, Kiki VanDeWeghe that the 76ers’ center has been suspended one game without pay for receiving his 16th technical foul of the 2020-21… Read more »
  • Udonis Haslem on Debut: ‘I Finished It The Only Way [I] Could..With An Ejection’
    Udonis Haslem had not played one NBA minute this season. Per NBA rules, he hadn’t even qualified for his 18th NBA season before playing against the Philadelphia 76ers in the final Heat home game Thursday. After entering the game with 59.3 seconds in the first quarter to a standing ovation,… Read more »
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  • Basketball Africa League and Flutterwave Announce Multiyear Partnership
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    DAKAR, Senegal, May 17, 2021/ — The Basketball Africa League (BAL) (www.theBAL.com) today announced a multiyear partnership with Flutterwave that makes the payments technology company an associate partner of the BAL. The inaugural BAL season tipped off yesterday at the Kigali Arena in Kigali, Rwanda, with 12 teams from across Africa… Read more »
  • Wizards’ Bradley Beal says he won’t be 100% for play-in
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    Washington Wizards star Bradley Beal has been dealing with a nagging hamstring injury, but that isn’t going to prevent him from playing in the NBA play-in tournament. “There’s no setbacks which is good,” said Beal. “I didn’t injure it any worse than what it was, so that’s positive. Obviously it… Read more »
  • Antoine Walker: “I would love for the Clippers and Lakers to match up, but I like this strategy by the Clippers”
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    The Los Angeles Clippers lost their last two regular season games against two of the worst NBA teams in the Houston Rockets and the Oklahoma City Thunder and have finished fourth in the Western Conference, likely avoiding the Lakers in the first round of the playoffs. According to a former… Read more »
  • Steve Kerr on Steph Curry: “Well, he’s never been better, I can say that”
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    Even without Kevin Durant and Klay Thompson the Golden State Warriors are very close to qualifying for the playoffs thanks to Steph Curry. The 33-year-old guard has just won an NBA scoring title ahead of the play-in tournament. According to the Dubs head coach Steve Kerr, Curry is playing his… Read more »
  • Jason McIntyre on Lakers: “This is the deepest team LeBron has ever had”
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    Fox Sports’ Jason McIntyre speaks on the defending champions Los Angeles Lakers’ chances of making the Finals: “Picking against the Lakers is very crazy. LeBron’s got Anthony Davis and the #1 defense in the league. This is the deepest team LeBron has ever had. They can hang with anyone in… Read more »
  • Jay Williams believes the Lakers will defeat the warriors in play-in tournament
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    Jay Williams shared his expectations for the upcoming Lakers – Warriors clash in the play-in tournament of the NBA. Williams said the Lakers will defeat the Warriors and will go on to face the Phoenix Suns in the first round of the playoffs. Meanwhile, the NBA analyst added the Warriors… Read more »
  • Chris Broussard: “I clearly have the Lakers coming out of the West”
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    Veteran sports media personality Chris Broussard speaks on how confident he is in the defending champions Los Angeles Lakers: “I clearly have the Lakers coming out of the West. The only team that can beat the Lakers in the West are the Clippers, and even then I have the Lakers… Read more »
  • Bayern Munich forward Vladimir Lucic voted in All-EuroLeague First Team
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    Vladimir Lucic of Bayern Munich was named a member of the All-EuroLeague First Team as he concluded an excellent season. Lucic was a vital part of the club success leading Bayern to its first EuroLeague playoff appearance. Lucic averaged 13.6 points, 4.8 rebounds and 1.1 steals per game earning MVP… Read more »
  • LeBron James on tweaking his ankle in Lakers vs. Pelicans game: “I’ll be fine”
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    Los Angeles Lakers finished the regular season on a high note as they prevailed with a 110-98 win over the New Orleans Pelicans. LeBron James, who recently returned from an ankle injury, had to leave the game midway in the fourth quarter after tweaking his ankle. Later, the King revealed it… Read more »
  • CSKA Moscow extends Dimitris Itoudis’ contract until 2023
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    Dimitris Itoudis will remain with CSKA Moscow until the summer of 2023, the club announced earlier. The coach from Greece has been leading the ‘Army Team’ since 2014. He led the club to two EuroLeague titles (2016, 2019) and multiple appearances in the Final Four of the competition. Itoudis also… Read more »
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  • Best Basketball Slots- Top 5 Basketball-Themed Online Slots
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    Suppose you are an ardent fan of Michael Jordan, Jamal Murray and Andrew Wiggins, and have a passionate interest in basketball. In that case, you will enjoy playing basketball slots and collecting worthwhile winnings. Basketball slots take you right to the heart of the basketball field, where you can dribble… Read more »
  • Steph Curry & Bruce Lee Foundation Partner to Sell Sneakers For Families of Atlanta Shooting Victims
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    SAN FRANCISCO, MAY 12, 2021 – Custom, game-worn sneakers created by NBA star and two time MVP, Stephen Curry, in collaboration with The Bruce Lee Foundation are on sale in partnership with Asian Americans Advancing Justice – Atlanta and Goldin Auctions. The shoes depict martial arts legend Bruce Lee and… Read more »
  • Basketball Injuries, Treatment And Prevention
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    Basketball is one of the most popular sports in the world, with an estimated 825 million fans. The game draws enthusiasts from all over the globe because it’s fun to play and has a fast pace, making it an exciting sport, no matter what your experience level. Unfortunately, you can… Read more »
  • NBA MVP Race Heats Up
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    We’re nearing the finale of the NBA season, and with that, the closing stretch for league superstars to make their case for the MVP. Whether fair or not, the award accounts only for the regular season, meaning it’s now or never to lock up the hardware. After several seasons with… Read more »
  • Who will shine in the 2021 NBA playoffs?
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    We are quickly reaching the business end of the NBA season with attention increasingly turning to this year’s Playoffs. In both the Eastern and Western Conferences, the postseason picture is looking increasingly clear with many teams defying the analysts’ pre-season predictions. As recent history of NBA playoff odds has shown,… Read more »
  • A Betting Guide For NBA Basketball
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    If you’re interested in betting on the NBA, you’ve come to the right place. Although betting is pretty easy, it can seem unclear if you don’t know the basics. Chris Haagensen is an expert in the betting industry. He focuses on sports betting and keeps his readers updated on the… Read more »
  • 10 NBA Teams with the Best 2021 Championship Odds
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    The NBA season is coming towards the closing stages and the NBA playoffs will soon be upon us. As ever, we look to have a handful of teams who have a genuine shot at winning the championship. Will one of these teams come good and bring the trophy home, or… Read more »
  • Lakers look to finish the season on a high with returning stars
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    Last year’s NBA champions haven’t been at their absolute best this season, although some of the reason for that has been out of their control. During the last few months, injuries have plagued the Lakers’ biggest stars in Anthony Davis and LeBron James. James, who’s been out of action since… Read more »
  • Exercise Routine of NBA Players
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    In addition to training on the court, NBA players also work hard off the court. Strength training, drills working with resistance bands, and stretching are part of an elite star’s exercise routine. The essential elements of a workout routine to keep NBA players in explosive playing shape include muscular and… Read more »
  • How to Learn to Recycle Basketball Tips
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    When it comes to getting tips on basketball, the internet provides plenty of them. From videos featuring pros to articles written by people who have mastered the game, it’s easy to get a ton of information. And thanks to technology, a lot of this information is actually quite good. If… Read more »
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  • Will Euro Free Agency become a trend in the NBA?
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    During the NBA calendar, we’ve seen free agency in the offseason and the buyout market after the trade deadline, but a notable wave of free agency with European imports has emerged just over a month before the end of the regular season. In that span, we saw four players make… Read more »
  • 2001 NBA re-draft: The way it should have been
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    The 2001 NBA draft is remembered most for one thing: It featured one of the worst top overall picks in draft history with the Washington Wizards selection Kwame Brown first overall. Brown would go on to spend 12 seasons in the NBA, playing for seven different clubs in that span… Read more »
  • These stars never led a playoff series in scoring
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    Scoring is important in basketball, but it’s far from the only thing that matters, as rebounding, defense and playmaking are also extremely valued skill sets that can help take players to Hall-of-Fame heights despite not being great one-on-one bucket-getters. For proof of that, look no further than down below, as… Read more »
  • Seven breakout candidates for the NBA playoffs
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    The NBA playoffs are not just a place where stars perform at peak efficiency. They are also a platform for lesser-known players to break out of their shells and introduce themselves to national audiences, sometimes giving their teams huge, albeit somewhat unexpected boosts. A great example of that came in… Read more »
  • The 2020 Hall of Fame class is the best ever
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    What the 2020 basketball Hall-of-Fame class lacks in size, at least relative to the sheer number of former NBA players going in, it more than makes up for in accolades, championships and overall greatness. Because of that, in our opinion, the 2020 Hall-of-Fame class is the best of all time… Read more »
  • 2000 NBA re-draft: The way it should have been
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    To call the 2000 NBA draft weak would be to insult some of the other talent-deficient draft classes in league history, as the 2000 crop might take the cake for being the worst in recent history. After top overall pick Kenyon Martin, who did at least go on to become a… Read more »
  • MVP Race: Luka Doncic enters Top 5
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    We have reached the second-to-last installment of our weekly MVP Race series, in which our writers vote for and rank every MVP candidate in the league this season, which we then average out for our final rankings. The top of these rankings has been a bit stagnant for weeks now,… Read more »
  • NBA Bar Races: How Russell Westbrook became the all-time triple-double leader
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  • Karl-Anthony Towns trade possibilities with Jon Krawczynski and Michael Scotto
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    On the latest edition of the HoopsHype podcast, host Michael Scotto is joined by Jon Krawczynski, who covers the Minnesota Timberwolves for The Athletic. Krawczynski and Scotto discussed the latest report about teams keeping an eye on Karl-Anthony Towns and the possibility of him being traded. The duo also discussed… Read more »
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