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The Serge Ibaka trade completes an awful series of deals for the Magic

The Magic had several promising young prospects two years ago. They’ve turned many of those into very little. On Tuesday, the Orlando Magic dealt power forward Serge Ibaka to the Toronto Raptors in exchange for guard Terrence Ross and...Show More Summary

Serge Ibaka traded to Raptors for Terrence Ross, 1st-round pick

Toronto finally fills its power forward void. The Toronto Raptors are set to acquire big man Serge Ibaka in a trade with the Orlando Magic, according to Yahoo! Sports’ Adrian Wojnarowski. The Raptors, who targeted Ibaka before last year’s...Show More Summary

Kevin Love will reportedly miss six weeks to undergo minor knee surgery

Cleveland suffers another blow to its starting lineup. Cleveland Cavaliers forward Kevin Love is expected to miss six weeks to undergo a minor procedure on his left knee. The news was first reported reported by Fox Sports Ohio’s Will Burge. More to come.

Cavaliers vs. Timberwolves 2017 odds: Cleveland looks to stay hot vs. the spread, faces Minnesota

The Cleveland Cavaliers have been paying out on the NBA betting lines at the sportsbooks over the past couple of weeks as they prepare to face the Minnesota Timberwolves on Tuesday. The Cleveland Cavaliers are 5-1 straight up and against the spread over their last six games. Show More Summary

Give Michael Jordan a Nobel Peace Prize

Good morning. We have that and more in Tuesday’s NBA newsletter. Good morning. Let’s basketball. The NBA was apparently not pleased with the New York Knicks' bungling of the Charles Oakley situation last week. Knicks owner James "Jim"...Show More Summary

John Wall threw a perfect between-the-legs pass on a fast break

John Wall is so good. The Wizards are rolling. One week ago today, the played one in one of the greatest regular season games in NBA history. They fell to the Cavaliers that night but it gave us an idea of how good the Wizards could be. Show More Summary

It took Michael Jordan and Adam Silver to get Charles Oakley unbanned from MSG

The NBA had to step in and fix this wild situation It’s been a weird week for the New York Knicks. On Feb. 9, Charles Oakley got into an altercation with security guards during the Knicks game against the Clippers at Madison Square Garden. Show More Summary

Kevin Durant's mom outtrolled the cupcake trolls

Wanda Durant took something meant to mock her son Kevin and turned it around on Thunder fans. There’s no Sports Mom who has a better Twitter than Wanda Durant, Kevin’s mother. On Monday, she posted a photo of herself in a cupcake T-shirt and declared her love for the dessert. Show More Summary

Ryan Anderson might miss a game because he was taking out his trash

He ‘lopped off’ skin on his thumb trying to push the trash down in his kitchen. We thought Enes Kanter had the award for “dumbest injury” locked up in the NBA this season, but we spoke too soon. Ryan Anderson has now emerged as a contender. On...Show More Summary

Send these Valentine’s Day cards to the sports fans in your life

Not great at all that emotional, sappy stuff? This Valentine’s Day, SB Nation is back with another set of valentine’s cards to help you express your feelings to those you care about. (Here’s a special hockey edition, too.) Tell yourShow More Summary

NBA All-Star Game 2017: Rosters, schedule, and the new breed of big men

The NBA descends into New Orleans to celebrate a future dominated by a new breed of big men that move and shoot like guards. The 2017 NBA All-Star Weekend is, as always, a showcase of the league’s best talent. Every key power broker will descend on New Orleans beginning on Feb. Show More Summary

Kevin Durant got the last laugh in OKC

Good morning. We have that and more in Monday’s NBA newsletter. Good morning. Let’s basketball. Kevin Durant and the Warriors visited OKC on Saturday and did exactly what they'd done the first two times they'd played the Thunder this season: beat them with ease. Show More Summary

NBA scores 2017: Kentavious Caldwell-Pope hits game-winner in Pistons’ win over Raptors

The Pistons are now tied with the Chicago Bulls for the Eastern Conference’s seventh seed. Kentavious Caldwell-Pope was ice cold. He’d shot just a putrid 1-of-11 from three-point range entering the waning moments of the Detroit Pistons’...Show More Summary

Buddy Hield was ejected for grabbing DeMarcus Cousins' junk on a screen

You read that correctly. After picking up a technical foul in the second quarter — his 17th of the season — DeMarcus Cousins was the favorite to be ejected during the Sacramento Kings’ matchup against the New Orleans Pelicans Sunday. But...Show More Summary

Knicks snap 4-game losing streak with 94-90 defensive stand against Spurs

An intense film discussion led to defensive adjustments based on trust among Knicks players. NEW YORK — The Knicks showcased their most impressive defensive stand of the season in a 94-90 win against the San Antonio Spurs on Sunday.Show More Summary

Stars and Predators make fun of NBA mandate telling teams to be nice to each other

Nothing like a good old-fashioned Twitter beef. As you may have heard, last week the NBA released a memo prohibiting teams from trash talking each other on Twitter. Hilarity ensued. Now, other leagues are getting in on the fun. @PredsNHL let's all have fun and have a good game toda...wait, wrong league we hope we win and you lose. Show More Summary

James Dolan and Latrell Sprewell end their 13-year beef at Knicks vs. Spurs

The Knicks paid tribute to several former players shortly after indefinitely banning Charles Oakley from the arena. NEW YORK — Knicks owner James Dolan ended a 13-year feud with former team great Latrell Sprewell by inviting him to New...Show More Summary

Spike Lee is wearing Charles Oakley jersey court side at Knicks game

How does it feel when the owner of your favorite team kicks out one of the most-respected guys in NBA history? How does it feel when you realize that James Dolan kicking out Charles Oakley will really hurt the team in free agency? Hows...Show More Summary

Steph Curry played volleyball with a basketball during timeout vs. Thunder

Lol Steph. The Golden State Warriors crushed the Oklahoma City Thunder in Kevin Durant’s first game back in Oklahoma City. It was a comfortable enough win that Stephen Curry decided to channel some of his sister’s volleyball talent by...Show More Summary

Mason Plumlee traded to Nuggets in deal involving Jusuf Nurkic

This is a fascinating move by two teams competing for the No. 8 spot in the West. The Portland Trail Blazers are trading Mason Plumlee and a 2018 second-round pick in exchange for Jusuf Nurkic and a 2017 first-round pick via Memphis, according to Yahoo! Sports’ Adrian Wojnarowski. These two top competitors for the No. Show More Summary

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