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Why Danny Ferry will get fired by the Hawks

Five reasons why Ferry needs to brush up on his resumé after reading a scouting report that suggested Luol Deng "had a little African in him." Danny Ferry is still technically the Atlanta Hawks general manager, but he probably won't be by the beginning of the season. Show More Summary

Emir Preldzic hits game-winning three, everyone on Turkey goes crazy

The veteran Turkish forward hit the shot of his career to carry Turkey to an improbable victory over Australia in the FIBA World Cup Round of 16. Turkey was down by two points with 22 seconds left against Australia in the FIBA World Cup Round of 16. Show More Summary

FIBA World Cup 2014 schedule: South American rivals square off in Round of 16 finale

Sunday's Round of 16 action at the 2014 FIBA World Cup finishes with Brazil-Argentina, a bitter rivalry between South American powers. Spain, France, Slovenia and the U.S. are already in the quarterfinals. After Sunday's action, the other spots will be set. Show More Summary

Good morning, FIBA's Round of 16 has arrived

That and much more in Friday's NBA newsletter. SIGN UP FOR OUR NBA NEWSLETTER Get news, links and Ziller's #hottakes in your inbox every weekday morning. Email Good morning. Let's basketball. TO THE KNOCKOUTS: Group play has wrapped in the FIBA World Cup. Show More Summary

Timberwolves owner rips Kevin Love following trade to Cleveland

Taylor says he never wanted to trade Love, but he's quite happy with the return on the deal. Minnesota Timberwolves owner Glen Taylor spoke out about the recent trade of franchise star Kevin Love to the Cleveland Cavaliers. More than...Show More Summary

Good morning, Kobe's hashtag game is #OnPoint

That and more in Tuesday's NBA newsletter. SIGN UP FOR OUR NBA NEWSLETTER Get news, links and Ziller's #hottakes in your inbox every weekday morning. Email Good morning. Let's basketball. CONTROVERSIAL STATEMENT: The Cavs are better off for LeBron having left. Show More Summary

Damian Lillard is learning how to be a superstar

The new NBA Live 2015 cover athlete is quickly becoming a household name, even if he'd rather focus on what's ahead of him. Damian Lillard is a superstar. He might not know it yet, but he is. The Portland Trail Blazers' guard is spending his Tuesday conducting a parade of phone interviews. Show More Summary

NBA offered to drop Raptors' fine if they'd fire Drake

Look what you've done, Aubrey. On Monday, we learned that the NBA fined the Raptors $25,000 due to a tampering violation by official ambassador Drake. The rapper invited Kevin Durant to join the team during his big Toronto music festival recently with the reigning MVP in attendance. Show More Summary

Good morning, let the NBA schedule outrage flow

That and more in Wednesday's NBA newsletter. SIGN UP FOR OUR NBA NEWSLETTER Get news, links and Ziller's #hottakes in your inbox every weekday morning. Email Good morning. Let's basketball. SCHEDULE PARTY: The NBA will release its full 2014-15 schedule at 6 p.m. Show More Summary

Shelly Sterling keeping a role with the Clippers is a problem

The ex-wife of deposed Clippers owner Donald Sterling managed to maintain a healthy ceremonial role with the team under Steve Ballmer despite her own history of racist behavior. This shouldn't be happening. In exchange for her cooperation...Show More Summary

How the recent ruling against NCAA could help NBA raise age limit

Adam Silver wants a higher age minimum. Here's why a ruling against the NCAA in the Ed O'Bannon case will help his case. First thing's first: the NBA Draft age minimum is a bad, selfish policy. It essentially forces 18-year-olds into...Show More Summary

Pacers will apply for Disabled Player Exception following Paul George's injury

The Pacers will be able to sign another mid-level free agent if granted the exception. The Indiana Pacers are set to apply for a $5.3 million salary cap exception to help the team replace injured star Paul George, according to David Aldridge of TNT. Show More Summary

Good morning, the Spurs keep on winning

That and much more in Wednesday's NBA newsletter. SIGN UP FOR OUR NBA NEWSLETTER Get news, links and Ziller's #hottakes in your inbox every weekday morning. Email Good morning. Let's basketball. OF COURSE THE SPURS: San Antonio hired retiring WNBA star Becky Hammon as an assistant coach. Show More Summary

The real reason Mark Cuban hates FIBA

The Mavericks owner has long opposed NBA players competing in international competitions. It's about money and control. Mavericks owner Mark Cuban has long argued against NBA stars, including his team's own German legend Dirk Nowitzki, playing in FIBA tournaments and the Olympics. Show More Summary

Good morning, have some Friday basketball

End your week with some basketball links! SIGN UP FOR OUR NBA NEWSLETTER Get news, links and Ziller's #hottakes in your inbox every weekday morning. Email Good morning. Let's basketball. ISAIAH THOMAS IS GOING TO KILL THE KINGS: Wonderful...Show More Summary

Kevin Durant's free agency is already a big story

Kevin Durant won't be a free agent for two years, but there's still speculation about his future. Here's why that speculation, however annoying it may be, makes sense. As usual, the NBA talking point du jour has nothing to do with what's happening on the court. Show More Summary

Good morning, Kevin Durant to D.C. is a thing

And more in our NBA newsletter. SIGN UP FOR OUR NBA NEWSLETTER Get news, links and Ziller's #hottakes in your inbox every weekday morning. Email Good morning. Let's basketball. DURANT AND D.C.: Those wheels are already turning... in the media. Show More Summary

Why Donald Sterling can't appeal the sale of the Clippers

With the approval of code 1310(b), Shelly Sterling's sale of the Clippers to Steve Ballmer will have no more roadblocks. In the most difficult decision in the courtroom saga between the husband-and-wife duo of Donald and Shelly Sterling,...Show More Summary

Good morning, the Lakers finally have a coach

And much more in our NBA newsletter. SIGN UP FOR OUR NBA NEWSLETTER Get news, links and Ziller's #hottakes in your inbox every weekday morning. Email Good morning. Let's basketball. BACK TO L.A.: The Lakers have a coach, and it's Byron Scott. Show More Summary

Clippers stars have discussed sitting out if Donald Sterling remains owner

If Donald Sterling owns the Clippers when next season opens, Doc Rivers and Chris Paul might not be there. If Donald Sterling remains the owner of the Los Angeles Clippers when next season begins, the franchise's most important pieces are prepared to sit out from games. Show More Summary

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