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Fantasy basketball rankings: Top 150 overall

For more fantasy basketball coverage, check out theScore’s 2018 Fantasy Draft Kit, with player rankings and new content released daily. These rankings reflect standard scoring formats, taking into account a player’s expected production in the following categories: points, rebounds, assists, steals, blocks, 3-point shots made, field-goal percentage, free-throw percentage, and turnovers. Position RankingsPG | SG | SF | PF | ...

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LeBron's production company lands NBC deal for basketball drama

LeBron James has signed on to produce a second television series for NBC. The Los Angeles Lakers superstar’s production company, SpringHill Entertainment, secured a deal with the network that includes “a script commitment plus penalty” for a basketball drama called “Hoops,” according to <a href="h… NBA | theScore

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Ex-Raptors GM Glen Grunwald gets top job with Canada Basketball

Glen Grunwald will become the president and CEO of Canada Basketball effective Oct. 1, the sport’s national governing body announced on Wednesday. Grunwald was general manager of the NBA’s Toronto Raptors from 1997 to 2004, an eight-year stint that saw the team acquire superstar Vince Carter. He moved on to the New York Knicks beginning in 2006, where he became ...

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2018 Basketball Hall of Fame induction ceremony: Grant Hill thanks Coach K; Jason Kidd jokes with Dirk

The 2018 Naismith Memorial Basketball Hall of Fame inductees were announced in March at the NCAA Final Four, and on Friday they were officially enshrined during the induction ceremony. It’s always an emotional scene during the event, as former players and coaches take the stage to thank those who have helped them achieve the highest level of basketball. The following ...

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Canada's Achonwa leads women's basketball team past Japan in pre-worlds tuneup

Natalie Achonwa had a game-high 16 points and 11 rebounds as Canada hung on to beat Japan 76-69 on Friday in an exhibition tune-up for the 2018 World Cup. Miranda Ayim added 15 points for Canada while Kia Nurse chipped in 10. Evelyn Mawuli had a team-high 15 points for Japan.  Head coach Lisa Thomaidis named her 12-player roster Wednesday ahead of ...

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Canadian women's basketball collapses late in exhibition loss to U.S.

For three quarters Canada looked to be in charge and on the verge of handing the U.S. women’s national team its first home loss in nearly 19 years. Kia Nurse had a game-high 22 points and the Canadians built up a 16-point lead over the United States, but in the end they couldn’t hold on as the Americans rallied for ...

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2018 Basketball Hall of Fame Class

The Naismith Memorial Basketball Hall of Fame will induct their 2018 class of honorees on Friday, Sep. 7 at 7 p.m. ET on NBA TV. Former NBA players Ray Allen, Grant Hill, Jason Kidd and Steve Nash headline the 2018 class. Celebrate the best moments from these NBA superstars with the following career retrospectives. * * * Ray Allen <a… NBA.com: News

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