Basketball Wiretap

Jeff Van Gundy Interested In Pelicans' Job
The Pelicans are considering Jeff Van Gundy for the position.

Marc Stein/ESPN

Cavaliers Will Feel Pressure To Re-Sign Free Agents After Miami's Amnesty Of Miller
LeBron James wanted to go home to Cleveland, but other issues were in play such as the Heat using the amnesty on Mike Miller.

Brian Windhorst/ESPN

DeMarre Carroll To Start Game 2
DeMarre Carroll will play in Game 2 and will start.

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Royce White Receives Summer League Offer From Clippers
Royce White played three games in 13-14 with the Kings and was out of basketball this season.

Darren Wolfson/KSTP

Kyrie Irving Out For Game 2, Questionable For Game 3
Kyrie Irving was also seen on Friday by Dr. James Andrews.

Brian Windhorst/ESPN

Report: DeMarre Carroll Won't Play Game 2
DeMarre Carroll suffered a knee injury in Game 1 late in the fourth quarter.

Fred Kalil/CBS Atlanta

Warriors Have 4th Best Elo Rating In NBA History
Elo points depend only on the final score of each game and where it was played.

Nate Silver, Reuben Fischer-Baum/FiveThirtyEight

Lakers Expect Kobe Bryant To Retire In 2016
Kobe Bryant will be in the final season of his current deal with the Lakers and will earn $25 million.

Sirius Radio (via Jesus Gomes/SB Nation)

Nuggets Rebuilding Around Gallinari, Nurkic; Could Trade Lawson, Faried
The Nuggets are expected to make Ty Lawson and/or Kenneth Faried available in trade talks before the June 25th draft.

Mark Kiszla/Denver Post

Kyrie Irving Misses Shootaround, Questionable For Game
Symptoms related to Kyrie Irving's left knee tendinitis had not diminished and additional evaluation was recommended.

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Dunc'd On Basketball Podcast: May 22nd
In Friday's episode, Nate Duncan (@NateDuncanNBA) and Daniel Leroux of RealGM (@DannyLeroux) review Game 2 between the Warriors and Rockets and discuss the selections for the All-NBA teams.

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Kyrie Irving: I Just Don't Have It Right Now
With his mobility limited, Kyrie Irving may have to rely on jumpers.

Shaun Powell/NBA.com

Allen Iverson Pushed By China Promoters To Play, Delaying Tour
Allen Iverson has been pushed so hard by local promoters in Harbin, China, to play that officials held him in the city and delayed his next stop, sources told RealGM on Thursday.

Shams Charania/RealGM

LeBron Admits Playing Too Much ISO-Ball In Game 1
LeBron James' 18 isolation possessions in Game 1 were the most by any player during the 2015 playoffs.

Dave McMenamin/ESPN

Alvin Gentry Wants Pelicans' Head Coaching Job
Alvin Gentry interviewed with Mickey Loomis and Dell Demps and he believes the opportunity to coach Anthony Davis would be career defining.

John Reid/Times Picayune

Chandler Parsons Mum On Whether Surgery Was Microfracture
Chandler Parsons' surgery was simply announced as arthroscopic to address a cartilage issue in his right knee.

Eddie Sefko/Dallas Morning News

Lester Hudson Offered $2M Contract To Return To China
Lester Hudson played for the Clippers after the CBA season finished.

Nick Bedard/Basketball Buddha

Curry, LeBron, Davis, Harden, M. Gasol On All-NBA First Team
Stephen Curry and LeBron James headline the 14-15 All-NBA First Team as unanimous selections.

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DeMarre Carroll's Left Knee Has No Structural Damage
DeMarre Carroll is listed as day-to-day.

Sam Amick/USA Today

Dunc'd On Basketball Podcast: May 21st
In Thursday's episode, Nate Duncan (@NateDuncanNBA) and Daniel Leroux of RealGM (@DannyLeroux) review Game 1 between the Hawks and Cavs and discuss the selections for the All-Defensive team.

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Lakers Likely To Pick Remaining Big With 2nd Overall Pick
The Lakers will likely pick Jahlil Okafor or Karl-Anthony Towns depending on who the Wolves select.

Mike Bresnahan/Los Angeles Times

Dwight Howard Questionable For Game 2, Rockets Preparing For Him Not To Play
Dwight Howard and Kevin McHale both said that his availability will depend how he feels Thursday throughout the day and before game time.

Carl Steward/Mercury News

Wizards Committed To Max For Bradley Beal, Would Prefer To Wait Until 2016
Bradley Beal becomes eligible for a contract extension this offseason with the Wizards, but doing so would compromise their cap space for 2016.

Ken Berger/CBS Sports

Towns, Okafor, Russell, Mudiay Go 1-4 In First Post-Lottery Mocks
D'Angelo Russell is projected to go to the 76ers in the first post-lottery mocks.

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Wolves Willing To Consider Trading No. 1 Overall Pick
Glen Taylor admitted it is unlikely, but not something they're prepared to rule out.

Ken Berger/CBS Sports

Kawhi, Draymond, Tony Allen, Jordan, Paul Headline All-Defensive Team
Kawhi Leonard, Draymond Green and DeAndre Jordan are all on the First Team for the first time in their career.

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Jusuf Nurkic To Undergo Surgery For Patella Tendon Tear
Jusuf Nurkic is expected to be sidelined 3 to 4 months while he recovers.

Chris Dempsey/Denver Post

Stephen Curry Fined $5K By NBA For Flopping Violation In Game 1 Of WCF
Stephen Curry was fined $5,000 by the NBA for his flopping violation in Game 1 of the Western Conference finals, the league announced.

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ESPN Draws Its Best Ever Rating For NBA Lottery
With the Lakers, Knicks and 76ers at the top of the lottery, ratings were expected to be up.

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Game 1 Of WCF On ESPN Up 38 Percent Compared To 2013
The Warriors and Rockets play in the sixth largest and 10th largest markets in the county.

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