Basketball Wiretap

Bam Adebayo To Sign With Agent, Stay In Draft
Bam Adebayo is projected to be selected in the first round.

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Stephon Marbury Released By Beijing Ducks
Stephon Marbury averaged 21.4 points, 5.5 assists and 4 rebounds in 34.6 minutes per game in 36 games.

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Paul George Not Ready To Think About Future
Paul George and the Pacers have been on the losing end of LeBron James' teams repeatedly in the playoffs.

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Steve Kerr Believes He Can Participate In Practice, Film Sessions
With Steve Kerr dealing with ongoing headaches and nausea, he is prepared to let Mike Brown coach game nights as the Warriors continue in the playoffs.

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Dunc'd On: All 8 Series Thru Game 4
HOU/OKC, BOS/CHI, GSW/POR, TOR/MIL, CLE/IND, WAS/ATL, LAC/UTA and the best game of the playoffs so far, SAS/MEM Game 4.

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Russell Westbrook: Don't Try To Split Us Up
The Thunder have struggled in their series against the Rockets whenever Russell Westbrook has been off the floor.

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Rudy Gobert Returns For Game 4
Rudy Gobert hyperextended his left knee and suffered a bone bruise in the first possession of the series.

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James Harden Reveals He Injured Ankle In Game 3
James Harden went 5-for-16 from the field (including 0-for-7 from 3-point range) and scored 16 points in Game 4.

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Jusuf Nurkic Ruled Out For Game 4
Jusuf Nurkic was limited to 3-to-5 minute shifts in Game 3.

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Patrick Beverley Fined By NBA, Says League Needs To Protect Players Better
The Rockets asked the NBA to review the situation after Patrick Beverley told them of the fan's behavior.

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Steve Kerr Out Indefinitely With Back Issues
Steve Kerr still experiences lingering symptoms from complications following two back surgeries.

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Frank Jackson Declares For Draft, Won't Hire Agent
Enough NBA teams expressed interest for Frank Jackson to enter the draft process.

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Steve Kerr's Illness Cause Remains Unknown
The Warriors have yet to determine if Steve Kerr is battling issues related to his back surgery.

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NBA Reviewing Incident Between Patrick Beverley, Son Of Thunder Minority Owner
Patrick Beverley got knocked down after attempting a layup and landed at a fan's feet, identified as Stuart Scaramucci.

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Rick Carlisle, Dwane Casey, Terry Stotts Interviewed As Package Deal In 2008
Rick Carlisle, Dwane Casey and Terry Stotts each were fired as head coach of the Pacers, Wolves and Bucks around the same time in 2007.

Steve Simmons/Toronto Sun

Vlade Divac Tried To Hire Scott Perry In Past
NBA team executives have found it difficult to negotiate with the Kings because of their thin and inexperienced front office, which has changed this offseason.

Jason Jones/Sacramento Bee

Inspirational Video From Kevin Garnett Helps Lift Celtics In Game 3
Kevin Garnett recorded a high energy, expletive-filled video to pump up the Celtics before they played the Bulls in Game 3.

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Blake Griffin Ruled Out For Playoffs With Toe Injury
Blake Griffin will miss the remainder of the playoffs with an injury to the plantar plate of his right big toe.

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Bulls May Shift Course On Jimmy Butler's Future Due To Playoff Success
Jimmy Butler has been on the trade block over the past year but no deal has been consummated as the Bulls decide whether or not to rebuild.

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Celtics' Coaches Wanted To Trade For Carmelo Anthony At Deadline
The Celtics could use cap space to absorb Carmelo Anthony's contract if Danny Ainge strikes out in free agency.

Marc Berman/New York Post

Kings Hire Scott Perry As Executive VP Of Basketball Operations
Scott Perry had been with the Magic for the past five seasons.

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Russell Westbrook Fined $15,000 For Inappropriate Language After Game 2
Russell Westbrook has been fined $15,000 by the NBA for using inappropriate language during his postgame press conference after Game 2.

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Rajon Rondo Out Indefinitely With Thumb Fracture
Surgery is not required for this injury, but Rajon Rondo is out indefinitely.

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Wizards' Home Playoff Uniforms Can No Longer Be Bought By Fans
The Wizards sold out their entire supply before the start of the postseason and no additional orders will be made since the NBA is switching from Adidas to Nike.

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Magic Interested In David Griffin For GM Job
Dan Gilbert has been reluctant to pay David Griffin the going rate for a championship-level executive.

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Dunc'd On Game 3s: CLE Comes Back On IND, MIL/TOR, MEM/SAS
LeBron leads Cleveland's come back, Milwaukee and Memphis with home blowouts

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Kings Hire Luke Bornn As VP Of Analytics And Strategy
Luke Bornn will leave soccer giant A.S. Roma as well as his positions as an assistant professor at Simon Fraser University and visiting scholar at Harvard University.

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Rudy Gobert Ruled Out For Game 3, Jazz May Use Hack-A Strategy
The Jazz are considering a Hack-A-Clippers strategy to help defend the Clippers, who scored 60 points in the paint in Game 2.

Tony Jones/Salt Lake Tribune

RealGM Radio: Jared Dubin
Host Danny Leroux and prolific freelancer Jared Dubin break down all eight NBA playoff series after two games.

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David Fizdale: Kawhi Leonard Bleeds Antifreeze
Kawhi Leonard has a PER of 44.8 during the first two playoff games this year against the Grizzlies.

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