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Nick Young's right arm is no longer strictly for buckets :(

End of an era. Nick Young is a professional basketball player known as much for his self-professed swagger as his basketball, and this was Rule No. 1 of swagdom. No tats on the right arm Strictly for buckets — Nick Young (@NickSwagyPYoung)...Show More Summary

Flip Saunders may 'love' 3-pointers, but his teams don't shoot enough of them

The Timberwolves' coach and president wanted to "set the facts straight" about his feelings on the three-point shot, but his actions so far in his coaching career tell a different tale. Minnesota Timberwolves president and head coach Flip Saunders went on Twitter on Sunday to "set the facts straight" about his stance on three-pointers. Show More Summary

The Dream (Shake) is still alive

Good morning. We have a weekend's worth of interesting basketball news and analysis. Enjoy! Good morning. Let's basketball. PRODIGY TO PROJECT: One year ago, Cliff Alexander was one of the hottest basketball prospects in the country and a big piece of Bill Self's Kansas recruiting class. Show More Summary

Jahlil Okafor viciously blocks the heck out of delighted little Sixers fan

When he was drafted, Sixers rookie Jahlil Okafor said, "as long as I remember, big men have been dominating and the results have been championships." This weekend, he showed a small child at a fan event what that domination looks like. 1. Show More Summary

Drake says he can beat LeBron James at kickball

Drizzy isn't taking any losses. The Toronto Raptors' global ambassador had LeBron James, Kevin Durant and Tristan Thompson at his kickball game in Toronto on Saturday. Drake was in high spirits, and why wouldn't he be? His diss track was applauded, and Meek Mill is floundering. Show More Summary

The Pacers abandon big and strong for small and fast

It might be a transition year, but the Pacers have the talent to do damage in the Eastern Conference. The Indiana Pacers aren't what they used to be. Gone is the team that once struck fear into the heart of LeBron James, Dwyane Wade and the Miami Heat. Show More Summary

The Basketball Tournament championship: Time, TV schedule and how to watch $1 million game

The Overseas Elite take on Team 23 in the winner-take-all, $1 million championship game on Sunday. The Basketball Tournament concludes on Sunday in New York when the Overseas Elite takes on Team 23 in a winner-take-all, $1 million championship game. Show More Summary

The Bucks can win now and dominate later

Milwaukee is both young, good and ready to win, but its offseason makes it clear that developing young players is the key next year. The oldest player on the Milwaukee Bucks ' roster was signed a few days ago. Chris Copeland, the 31-year-old...Show More Summary

NBA Africa Game 2015: Start time, TV schedule, live stream, rosters and more

The NBA will play its first-ever game in Africa on Saturday morning, with stars Chris Paul, Luol Deng and several others taking part in NBA Africa Game 2015. The growing globalization of basketball manifests in Johannesburg on Saturday...Show More Summary

How the Timberwolves' young core can compete next season

The Timberwolves will surely miss the playoffs, but there's a chance they'll be better than most think next year. The Timberwolves have managed to get a talented young core together in a very short time after losing Kevin Love. Andrew...Show More Summary

The Nets never wanted to trade Joe Johnson, according to report

The Nets' goal was to move Deron Williams, not Johnson. The two didn't get along, so once Williams was out the door, Johnson's future was secure. Contrary to numerous reports, the Nets were never interested in trading shooting guardShow More Summary

Hawks' Mike Scott arrested on felony possession of MDMA and marijuana

Police reportedly found approximately 10.9 grams of MDMA and more than an ounce of marijuana in a vehicle being driven by Mike Scott's brother. Atlanta Hawks forward Mike Scott was arrested on Thursday morning and charged with felony...Show More Summary

Kings plan to hire Nancy Lieberman, NBA's 2nd female assistant coach

Nancy Lieberman joins the Spurs' Becky Hammon as one of two female assistant coaches in the NBA. Nancy Lieberman will become the second woman coaching in the NBA, according to Ailene Voisin of the Sacramento Bee. Sacramento Kings owner...Show More Summary

NBA Development League team Iowa Energy hires female assistant coach

Nikki Gross will be the only female assistant coach in the D-League next season. The D-League will have a female assistant coach next season. The Iowa Energy have promoted former video coordinator Nicki Gross to the position after aShow More Summary

3 reasons the Pelicans will be better without making any big roster moves

The Pelicans will bring back the same team that barely made the playoffs last season, but we think they'll be much better anyway. Here's why. As the most frantic NBA free agency periods in years wraps up, only a handful of teams look largely the same as they did last season. Show More Summary

How Cliff Alexander went from basketball prodigy to NBA project

Cliff Alexander was a top-five recruit that fell off the basketball map after a disastrous year at Kansas. Now, he's trying to walk a different path to NBA success. Cliff Alexander was surrounded by his closest friends and family at Society Night Club on the near west side of Chicago for what was supposed to be the happiest day of his life. Show More Summary

Andre Miller will be in the NBA forever

Good morning. We have reaction to that and more in Thursday's NBA newsletter. Good morning. Let's basketball. THE BIRTH OF BRAND MONK: Nice longform by Evin Demirel on the branding of high school phenom Malik Monk. STAN VAN READY: The Pistons finally look like a Stan Van Gundy team, writes Satchel Price. Show More Summary

Good guy David Lee said goodbye to Warriors employees with Chipotle

Warriors social media coordinator Julie Phayer tweeted that, before leaving for the Celtics, David Lee treated Golden State staff to a BURRITO GOODBYE. Lunch for Dubs HQ from @Dlee042! Classy move by a classy guy. #DubNation —...Show More Summary

Andre Miller, Timberwolves agree to contract, per report

The veteran point guard is back for season No. 17. The Professor is going back to work. Andre Miller has agreed to a contract with the Minnesota Timberwolves, according to Shams Charania of Real GM. The one-year deal will pay the veteran minimum, according to Marc Spears of Yahoo NBA. Miller will turn 40 years old in March. Show More Summary

Former NBA star Vin Baker is training to be a Starbucks manager

Baker's redemption story after suffering from alcoholism has taken a unique turn. After 17 years since his last NBA All-Star appearance, former Bucks and Sonics forward Vin Baker is training to become a manager at a Starbucks in North Kingstown, R.I. Show More Summary

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