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Dallas Mavericks' DeAndre Jordan misses China trip for personal reasons

DALLAS (AP)  — New Dallas Mavericks center DeAndre Jordan missed the team’s trip to China for two exhibition games for unspecified personal reasons. Jordan and fellow starter Harrison Barnes stayed behind when the team left for China this week. Barnes injured a hamstring in practice and could miss all the preseason games. The 30-year-old Jordan joined the Mavericks this year, ...

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Cooking for ballers: Inside the world of NBA personal chefs

In 2012, Ryan Lopez was a 22-year-old chef working three jobs when he received a phone call that changed the trajectory of his career. Kevin Durant wanted Lopez to drive from Westland, Mich. – 20 miles west of Detroit – to Akron, Ohio, to cook for a group of friends while they hung out at LeBron James‘ home. Durant was ...

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Rodgers: Criticism of young WRs not personal

9:24 PM ET GREEN BAY, Wis. — Aaron Rodgers said he was not sending a message last week when he referred to practice as “piss poor,” but if some members of the Green Bay Packers were bothered by it, well, now it sounds like Rodgers has a message for them. “I hope we’re not that soft,” Rodgers said Monday. “I ...

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LeBron James puts on personal dunk contest before his son's AAU game

Imagine you’re a 13-year-old kid playing AAU basketball and you get your schedule for the upcoming weekend and realize you’ll be playing against LeBron James‘ son, LeBron James Jr. Now, that would be pretty cool, right? Hey, maybe LeBron will show up and you’ll be able to tell people forever that the greatest basketball player of all time watched you ...

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