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  1. Sources: Pelicans coach Alvin Gentry hires defensive coordinator Darren Erman as associate head coach
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    Sources: Pelicans coach Alvin Gentry hires defensive coordinator Darren Erman as associate head coach

  2. Draymond Green: I'm ready for LeBron James
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    Draymond Green: I'm ready for LeBron James

  3. Sources: Fred Hoiberg signs contract worth nearly $25M to coach Bulls
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    Sources: Fred Hoiberg signs contract worth nearly $25M to coach Bulls

  4. How will rookie coaches impact the NBA Finals?
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    How will rookie coaches impact the NBA Finals?

  5. Steve Kerr believes Klay Thompson will be ready for NBA Finals
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    Steve Kerr believes Klay Thompson will be ready for NBA Finals

  6. The weekend Bay Area trip that helped make LeBron James a star
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    The weekend Bay Area trip that helped make LeBron James a star

  7. Ranking the 2015 NBA draft's top senior prospects

    Ranking the 2015 NBA draft's top senior prospects

  8. Is LeBron James' legacy stained without another title?
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    Is LeBron James' legacy stained without another title?

  9. Source: Pelicans will hire Warriors assistant Alvin Gentry to four-year deal
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    Source: Pelicans will hire Warriors assistant Alvin Gentry to four-year deal

  10. How can Curry, James lead teams to title?
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    How can Curry, James lead teams to title?

  • A Cavalier teammate nearly re-injured Kevin Love's bum shoulder during a trophy presentation

    The Cleveland forward will be just fine, despite the hard hug.

    Ball Don't Lie
  • Wade to join ABC for NBA Finals coverage

    MIAMI (AP) -- Dwyane Wade of the Miami Heat is going back to the NBA Finals - as an analyst.

    The Associated Press
  • Finals Preview Part 1

    Mike Gallagher covers the Cavs with some news from Saturday and some thoughts on the Pelicans picking up Alvin Gentry.

    Rotoworld
  • Warriors guard Thompson back for team practice

    (Reuters) - The Golden State Warriors were given a welcome boost on Monday when their All-Star shooting guard Klay Thompson returned to team practice five days after suffering a concussion. "I expect to be (cleared)," Thompson, 25, told reporters after taking a full part in practice with his team…

    Reuters
  • Fred Hoiberg is new Chicago Bulls coach, looking to turn around an offensive offense

    The former Bulls swingman enjoyed previous success at Iowa State, as he'll replace the fiery Tom Thibodeau.

    Ball Don't Lie
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    Photos: Kobe Bryant's Newport Coast mansion (19 photos)

    It took four price cuts and almost two years, but basketball star Kobe Bryant has managed to sell his remarkably beige mansion in Newport Beach, California -- and for a record price. Click here to read more about it on Yahoo Homes. Also on Yahoo Homes: • Michael Jackson's Neverland Ranch hits…

    Yahoo Homes
  • Benson in good spirits as trial vs. estranged heirs starts

    Saints and Pelicans owner Tom Benson walked slowly toward a court room where a struggle for control of his pro sports teams is playing out. Using a cane with his left hand while a young lawyer held the 87-year-old's right arm for support, Benson paused near several media members and quipped,…

    The Associated Press
  • NBA union to investigate league's concussion protocol

    When NBA union chief Michele Roberts watched Stephen Curry return to a game after his head slammed against the floor and he walked woozily to the locker room, she immediately took a closer look the league's concussion protocols. Two nights later, when Curry's Golden State teammate Klay Thompson was…

    The Associated Press
  • NBA Canada exhibition series to kick off in Vancouver

    The National Basketball Association will hold a series of exhibition games in four Canadian cities later this year with Vancouver hosting the first contest between the Los Angeles Clippers and the Toronto Raptors. The Clippers will play all-star Kyle Lowry's Raptors on October 4 at Rogers Arena,…

    AFP
  • Former BYU guard Tyler Haws works out for hometown Utah Jazz

    Tyler Haws has been on an odd mission of late - trying to prove to NBA teams that he can shoot the ball. The scenario is a bit strange considering he finished his BYU career as the school's all-time leading scorer and built his reputation off being a knock-down shooter. Haws was back in his home…

    The Associated Press
  • Warriors quietly trying to finish one of NBA's best seasons

    Steve Kerr remembers coming into training camp with the Chicago Bulls before the 1995-96 season and sensing something different about the team. After getting upset by Orlando in the Eastern Conference semifinals a few months earlier, Michael Jordan was motivated to redeem himself in his second year…

    The Associated Press
  • Ohio homeboys: Superstars LeBron, Curry both born in Akron

    Welcome to the Rubber Capital, where car tires first rolled, the Goodyear Blimp took flight and two bouncing baby basketball prodigies were born less than four years apart in the 1980s. LeBron James and Stephen Curry, the NBA's two biggest stars set to square off in the upcoming finals, are from…

    The Associated Press
  • Dose: Finals Preview Part 2

    Mike Gallagher covers the Warriors side in his two-part Finals preview with tons of stats.

    Rotoworld
  • AP Source: Bulls plan to introduce Hoiberg as coach

    The Mayor is moving to Chicago. The Bulls plan to introduce Iowa State's Fred Hoiberg as their new coach on Tuesday, a person familiar with the situation told The Associated Press. Hoiberg had long been rumored as the replacement for Tom Thibodeau, who was fired last week after five seasons in…

    The Associated Press
  • Out of finals, Love says he'll be back next season with Cavs

    The pain in Kevin Love's surgically repaired left shoulder has become manageable. The Cleveland forward is now dealing with a different ache - the sting of sitting and watching the NBA Finals. Knocked from his first playoffs in the opening round by injury, Love spoke Sunday for the first time since…

    The Associated Press
  • Four Canadian cities to host preseason games

    A record five teams will play four preseason games in four Canadian cities ahead of the 2015-16 National Basketball Association season, the league said on Monday. The games are part of the NBA Canada Series aimed at growing the game in the country and will open with the Toronto Raptors facing…

    Reuters
  • Position-by-position matchups for the NBA Finals

    A position-by-position look at the matchups in the NBA Finals between the Golden State Warriors and Cleveland Cavaliers:

    The Associated Press
  • NBA-Pelicans hire Gentry as head coach

    The New Orleans Pelicans have named Alvin Gentry as their new head coach, but will have to wait until the Golden State associate coach is through with the Warriors' NBA Finals series against Cleveland. Gentry, 60, replaces Monty Williams, who was fired on May 12 after the Warriors swept the…

    Reuters