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Steve Kerr Admits Marijuana Use To Treat Chronic Back Pain
Steve Kerr underwent two surgeries on his back during the 2015 offseason, the latter procedure in part to alleviate the pain from the first.

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Nets Sign Donatas Motiejunas To Four-Year, $37M Offer Sheet
With Donatas Motiejunas being a restricted free agent, the Houston Rockets have 72 hours to match.

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Tyronn Lue, Steve Kerr Named Coaches Of The Month
Tyronn Lue and Steve Kerr have been named the NBA's Coaches of the Month for October and November.

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Joel Embiid Interested In Participating In Three-Point Contest
Joel Embiid has made 15 of his 30 three-point field goal attempts so far this season.

Keith Pompey/Philadelphia Inquirer

Derrick Rose Would Like To Spend Remainder Of Career With Knicks
Derrick Rose is scheduled to be a free agent this offseason but he has interest in remaining with the Knicks.

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Barkley's 93-94 Suns Were The 16-17 Warriors Of Their Season
The Suns ranked first in offense and ninth in defense that season, the same as the 16-17 Warriors.

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Pelicans Assign Cheick Diallo To D-League
Cheick Diallo, 6-9, 220, has appeared in six games with Austin, averaging 14.3 points on .553 shooting from the floor, 6.7 rebounds and 2.5 blocks per game.

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David Blatt Found NBA Game, Lifestyle 'Very Different'
David Blatt found the NBA game and experience different than his experience coaching overseas.

Amos Barshad/Bleacher Report

76ers To Use Ben Simmons As Point Guard
The 76ers plan on making Ben Simmons their point guard when he returns from injury.

Keith Pompey/Philadelphia Daily News

Dwyane Wade: I Definitely Had To Change My Game More Than LeBron
Dwyane Wade and LeBron James didn't have a conversation about how their respective games would change before they decided to join forces.

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Andre Drummond Receives $15,000 Fine For Striking Roy Hibbert In Head
Andre Drummond was assessed a Flagrant Foul 2 and ejected for the elbow to Roy Hibbert.

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Doc Rivers Fined $15,000 For Ejection During Nets' Loss
Doc Rivers has been fined $15,000 for directing verbal abuse towards a game official and not leaving the court in a timely manner after his ejection.

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Jamal Murray, Joel Embiid Named Rookies Of The Month
Jamal Murray and Joel Embiid have been named the Rookies of the Month for October and November.

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LeBron James, Russell Westbrook Named Players Of The Month
LeBron James averaged 23.5 points, 8.1 rebounds and 9.3 assists in 35.9 minutes as the Cavaliers went 13-2 in the 15 contests he appeared in.

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Kristaps Porzingis Not Worried If Knicks Are His Team Or Carmelo's
Kristaps Porzingis is averaging 21.4 points, 7.2 rebounds and 1.3 assists this season with a PER of 22.0.

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Nets Considering Signing Donatas Motiejunas
Donatas Motiejunas is visiting with the Nets and undergoing a physical.

Adrian Wojnarowski/The Vertical

Kevin Durant Finding, Appreciating 'Small Things' With Warriors
The ease with how he's made the move has confirmed Kevin Durant made the right decision.

Chris Haynes/ESPN

NBA Changed 'Two Years After' Rule For Trading Future First Round Picks
The NBA quietly changed trade rules over the offseason to allow teams to simultaneously owe two picks with a "two years after" language attached.

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Blake Griffin: Our Spirit As A Team Is Great Now
Everyone around the Clippers swears the vibe around the team is the best it has been since Chris Paul arrived via trade in December of 2011.

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Clippers Expect Chris Paul To Seek Full Five-Year Max Contract
Chris Paul turns 32 in May and his new five-year deal would take him well past 35.

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LeBron James Named Sports Illustrated's Sportsperson Of The Year
LeBron James scored 41 points in Games 5 and 6 of The Finals and made a key block in the final minutes of Game 7.

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Dunc'd On Pod: 4 Random Questions: MVP, Towns/Porzingis Outcomes. Then NYK/MIN and WAS/OKC
Who is MVP so far? And who will have the league's worst record? Followed by wrap-ups of MIN/NYK and WAS/OKC.

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Tyronn Lue Meets With J.R. Smith About 'Embarrassing' Jason Terry Play
J.R. Smith had an in-game hug with Jason Terry that led to a wide-open bucket for the Bucks.

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RealGM Radio: Tiers With Kevin Pelton
Host Danny Leroux and Kevin Pelton of ESPN Insider start a new RealGM Radio monthly feature: a conference tiers episode.

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Reggie Bullock Out 2-4 Months With Surgery On Left Knee
Reggie Bullock will undergo surgery for a meniscus tear in his left knee.

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Nerlens Noel Assigned To 87ers To Continue Rehab
The 76ers have assigned Nerlens Noel to the Delaware 87ers of the NBA Development League.

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Mikhail Prokhorov Looking To Sell Minority Stake In Nets To Local Investor
Mikhail Prokhorov in a statement didnít say how much of the team heís looking to sell.

Scott Soshnick/Bloomberg

Justise Winslow To Work With Heat Shooting Coach While Not With Team
Justise Winslow will work with the shooting coach of the Heat while he's left behind on their road trip to let his sore left wrist heal.

Ira Winderman/South Florida Sun Sentinel

Scott Brooks On Durant, Westbrook's Relationship: It Doesn't Make Me Feel Good
Scott Brooks was asked a number of questions about Kevin Durant and Russell Westbrook during his first trip back to Oklahoma City.

Erik Horne/Oklahoman

Nick Young Out 2-4 Weeks With Strained Right Calf
Nick Young picked up the injury on Tuesday.

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