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LeBron James, new-look Cleveland Cavaliers work out in California

For the second straight year, LeBron James is hosting workouts with his Cavaliers teammates at the University of California-Santa Barbara. Several Cleveland players posted a group picture in the gym on social media, which obviously looks vastly different than their photo taken last summer. Derrick Rose, Isaiah Thomas and Jae Crowder were a few of the newcomers to make the trip ...

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Canada's Wiggins expected to sign $148M deal this week

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Minnesota Timberwolves sign Aaron Brooks

MINNEAPOLIS/St. PAUL – The Minnesota Timberwolves today announced the team has signed guard Aaron Brooks. Per team policy, terms of the contract were not released. With today’s signing of Brooks, the Wolves have finalized the team’s training camp roster at 17 players. Brooks, 32, appeared in 65 games last season with Indiana averaging 5.0 points and 1.9 assists in 13.8 minutes ...

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Kyrie Irving extremely high on Celtics' Tatum: 'He's a bad dude'

It hasn’t taken long for Kyrie Irving to bond with new rookie teammate and fellow Duke Blue Devil alumnus Jayson Tatum, who already has the new <a data-in-app-uri="thescore:///nba/teams/1" href="https://www.thescore.com/nba/teams/1… NBA | theScore PLEASE CLICK ON PUBLISHER AT END OF TEXT TO READ THE COMPLETE ARTICLE

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Bulls mulling Dwyane Wade buyout, but only if it's 'advantageous' to the team

Dwyane Wade’s time in Chicago could be nearing an end — only if team executive vice president John Paxson sees a buyout of the star’s contract as a benefit to the team, that is. In an interview on “The Mully and Hanley” show on Thursday, Paxson said buyout discussions are ongoing with Wade’s representatives, but it would have to be ...

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Report: Kendrick Perkins invited to Cavaliers training camp

Kendrick Perkins has been biding his time, waiting for an opportunity to make his way back into the NBA, and now he appears to have one – as small as it may be – with his former team. The Cleveland Cavaliers invited the 32-year-old big man to attend t… NBA | theScore PLEASE CLICK ON PUBLISHER AT END OF TEXT ...

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Trail Blazers guard Damian Lillard wouldn't join superteam to win title

Damian Lillard has never shied from dismissing the easy road in favor of marking his own path, no matter how difficult it might be. This was true in high school, when Lillard transferred from basketball powerhouse St. Joseph Notre Dame to Oakland High because he wanted more playing time. He carved his own way again in college, ultimately capturing the ...

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Mavs' Barea launches campaign for Hurricane Maria victims

J.J. Barea is looking to give back to his homeland of Puerto Rico. The Dallas Mavericks point guard and his wife, Viviana Ortiz, have organized a relief fund to help those affected by Hurricane Maria… NBA | theScore PLEASE CLICK ON PUBLISHER AT END OF TEXT TO READ THE COMPLETE ARTICLE

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NBA referees can rule closeouts as flagrants or technical fouls

NEW YORK (AP)  — NBA referees will be able to call flagrant or technical fouls on defenders who dangerously close on jump shooters without allowing them space to land, as Zaza Pachulia did on the play that injured Spurs star Kawhi Leonard in last season’s playoffs. Officials will also make sure jump shooters are in their upward shooting motion when ...

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