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Report: Butler requests trade from Timberwolves

[unable to retrieve full-text content] Jimmy Butler has requested a trade from the Minnesota Timberwolves, and has presented one to three destinations where he would be interested in signing an extension, according to Shams Charania and Jon Krawzynski of The Athletic. More to come. Copyright © 2018 Score Media Ventures Inc. All rights reserved. Certain content reproduced under license. … ...

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Sixers coach Brown: Simmons' jump shot 'not going to define him'

Ben Simmons has quickly become one of the most intriguing prospects in league history. As a 6-foot-10 point guard, his versatility is unmatched. However, there is one key concern moving forward for the reigning Rookie of the Year. Despite being a borderline All-Star in his first campaign and pushing the <a data-in-app-uri="thescore:///nba/teams/4" href="https://www.thescore.com/nba/t… NBA | theScore

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Philadelphia 76ers coach Brett Brown confident team will hire new GM before season

PHILADELPHIA (AP)  — The Philadelphia 76ers will hire a general manager to replace Bryan Colangelo before the start of the season, coach Brett Brown said Tuesday. Colangelo resigned in June as the 76ers’ president of basketball operations after what an investigation concluded was “careless and in some instances reckless” sharing of sensitive team information on Twitter. Brown took the GM ...

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NBA, union reminds players that mental health help available

MIAMI (AP)  — NBA players were reminded Tuesday that help for their mental wellness is available if needed, and they were urged to take advantage of that whenever necessary. A letter from NBA Commissioner Adam Silver and National Basketball Players Association executive director Michele Roberts wished players well as they start the season and stressed that the game provides an ...

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Report: Philadelphia Sixers promote Elton Brand to general manager

PHILADELPHIA (AP) — Elton Brand is in charge of the Philadelphia 76ers. A person familiar with the situation says the Sixers have made Brand their new general manager, replacing Bryan Colangelo. Colangelo resigned in June as the 76ers’ president of basketball operations after what an investigation concluded was “careless and in some instances reckless” sharing of sensitive team information on ...

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Toronto Raptors GM Masai Ujiri says Kawhi Leonard 'in right frame of mind'

TORONTO (AP) — Kawhi Leonard has yet to address the media in Toronto since his trade to the Raptors, but team president Masai Ujiri said Tuesday that his star acquisition is happy and healthy. “He is determined and seems in the right frame of mind,” Ujiri said. “You will be hearing from him shortly. I think there is a fire ...

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