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Happy father's day!

Dads of the NBA


VanVleet a new man after birth of son


Chasing your dreams

Isaiah Austin is willing to risk his life for basketball

The 7-foot-1 center dreamed of playing in the NBA, but everything changed just days before the draft. Now he's putting everything on the line to do what he loves.

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The risk he takes

Isaiah Austin believed he was destined to play in the NBA, but a diagnosis took him down a different path.


Breaking down the AD trade

How the Anthony Davis trade changes the next NBA title chase

The Lakers have acquired Anthony Davis from the Pelicans. Who won the deal, and what does it mean?

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Anthony Davis trade grades: Who wins this blockbuster deal?

Are the Lakers real contenders now? Kevin Pelton grades the move.

crazy offseason

LeBron, Magic weigh in on AD trade: 'Lakers are back in a championship hunt!'

The deal that sends Anthony Davis to the Lakers was described as "the first domino" to fall in what's expected to be a crazy offseason.

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LaVar: Lakers will never win another championship


Shelburne: Lakers may regret trade for AD

Ramona Shelburne says the Lakers may regret the trade for Anthony Davis, but with uncertainty on how long they will have LeBron James for they had to go for it.


What else can the Lakers do in free agency?


Woj: 'Lakers are a legitimate contender'

Adrian Wojnarowski breaks down what the Lakers had to give up to acquire Anthony Davis while the Pelicans begin their rebuild.


Nichols: Davis trade 'good deal for both' Lakers, Pelicans


NBA draft

June 20

NBA mock draft: Anthony Davis trade fallout, latest intel

Following the combine, withdrawal deadline and private workouts, here's our latest mock draft intel.

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NBA draft debate: Who are the best prospects after the top three?

There's little consensus after Zion Williamson, Ja Morant and RJ Barrett. Our draft experts help sort things out.

NBA invites 20 prospects to 2019 draft green room

These prospects are projected by NBA teams as likely first-rounders.

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