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CAMDEN, N.J. — The Philadelphia 76ers formally introduced Elton Brand on Thursday as their new general manager, the culmination of a months-long process to identify and install a new senior basketball executive. Sitting alongside Brand at the dais, Philadelphia controlling owner Joshua Harris cited his new general manager’s work ethic, intelligence and lengthy career in
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Minnesota Timberwolves All-Star shooting guard Jimmy Butler formally requested a trade Wednesday — and that set off a series of events that eventually involved former NBA player Stephen Jackson, Minnesota small forward Andrew Wiggins and Andrew’s brother Nick Wiggins. Butler and Andrew Wiggins have been teammates for only one season, as Minnesota head coach/president of
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On Wednesday, Dallas Mavericks owner Mark Cuban appeared on The Jump to discuss the findings from an investigation into allegations of sexual harassment and violence against women in the Mavericks organization. An edited transcript of Rachel Nichols’ interview with Cuban appears below: RACHEL NICHOLS: Mark, I appreciate you being here. I want to get your
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In this exclusive excerpt from “Basketball: A Love Story,” the icons who changed the game share the first moment the game changed them. Earvin “Magic” Johnson (three-time NBA MVP): I fell in love with basketball watching games with my dad in the living room. I was 3 or 4 years old. Him cheering for the
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You know the age-old adage that practice makes perfect. That holds true in fantasy basketball, as those who take the time to participate in mock drafts are less prone to making mistakes when it counts. Before your real drafts arrive, be sure to hop into our Mock Draft Lobby and run a practice draft or
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