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  • John Wall speculates what may have turned Kevin Durant off

    FAIRFAX, Va. --Nothing is official yet when it comes to Kevin Durant in regards to where he'll play next season, but the Wizards are on the outside looking in while the forwardsurveys his options outside of the Oklahoma City Thunder. John Wall understands why the hottest free agent this summer…

    CSN Bay Area
  • NBA and WNBA become first pro leagues to march in NYC Pride Parade

    Participation in Pride Week is now standard for many major corporations, but the NBA continues to lead LGBTQ acceptance in the world of big-time American sports.

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  • Why the Thunder traded Serge Ibaka

    Ibaka and the Thunder had a fine partnership for seven seasons, but OKC is always thinking ahead.

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  • Breaking down how Kings' NBA Draft picks fit into their plan

    Draft night 2016 has plenty of Sacramento Kings fans in panic mode. DeMarcus Cousins is the cornerstone of the Kings franchise and instead of adding much needed guard depth, Vlade Divac took big man Georgios Papagiannis with the 13th overall selection and another project big in Skal Labissiere with…

    CSN Bay Area
  • Warriors coach Kerr makes emotional gun control plea

    Golden State Warriors coach Steve Kerr, whose father was murdered by a violent Islamic group in 1984, has made a passionate plea for stronger background checks on US gun purchases. Kerr spoke Friday on a podcast by San Jose Mercury News sports columnist Tim Kawakami about the Warriors' loss to…

  • Warriors knocking on Durant's door, ready to make dream a reality

    The line of petitioners at Kevin Durants door is growing by the hour and the Warriors are right near the front, practically breathing on the knob. Parked on the street outside Durants world for nearly two years, the Warriors have been waiting for this opportunity. The Warriors have plenty of…

    CSN Bay Area
  • NBA top draft Simmons' cousin killed in NJ hit-and-run

    The cousin of Ben Simmons, who was picked first by the Philadelphia 76ers in the NBA draft, died after being struck by a sport utility vehicle in a New Jersey neighborhood, family members said. Zachary Simmons, 21, died after being struck early Saturday while crossing a street in Hoboken.…

    The Associated Press
  • Remedial Chaos Theory: The NBA cap spike and how it impacts the Bulls

    There is an iconic line from "The Matrix" where Morpheus tells Neo, “Unfortunately, no one can be told what the Matrix is. You have to see it for yourself.” That line also applies to this year’s NBA free agency. You’ll read dozens of articles over the next few days talking about the salary cap…

    CSN Chicago
  • Shaq brings US basketball diplomacy to Cuban capital

    The Shaq show came to Havana on Sunday as NBA great Shaquille O'Neal put on a basketball clinic for local youngsters, becoming the latest emissary for American outreach to the people of Cuba. The 2016 Hall of Fame inductee and four-time NBA champion led star-struck kids in layup drills and coached…

    The Associated Press
  • Myers: Finals loss to Cavs will make Warriors 'stronger'

    The Warriors felt the most agonizing of losses just one week ago.

    CSN Bay Area
  • AP source: Irving, Barnes finish US Olympic basketball team

    The U.S. basketball team has its roster for Rio. Kyrie Irving and Harrison Barnes accepted spots on the team to fill out the Americans' 12-player Olympic squad, a person with knowledge of the details said Saturday. The Americans had received 10 confirmations by Thursday and were holding spots for…

    The Associated Press
  • If not this year for Durant-to-Celtics, then next?

    The Celtics are considered long shots at landing Kevin Durant during free agency, which begins next week. The Vertical’s Adrian Wojnarowski reported that Durant will have teams meet with him in New York beginning next week. In addition to the Celtics, his current team Oklahoma City will sit down…

  • Whiteside hoping to decide his free-agent future on July 1

    Hassan Whiteside cannot wait to become a free agent. The Miami Heat center - for now, anyway - becomes a free agent on Friday and if all goes according to his plan, that will also be the day that he decides where he'll be playing next season. The Heat have said retaining Whiteside is a huge…

    The Associated Press
  • Cousin of Sixers' Ben Simmons killed in hit-and-run accident Saturday

    The cousin of Sixers No. 1 overall pick Ben Simmons was killed in a hit-and-run accident early Saturday morning. Zachary Simmons, 21, was struck by a black SUV around 3:30 a.m., CBS New York initially reported. Ben Simmons confirmed the death of his cousin on Twitter.

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  • Report: On Warriors' radar, Corbin to join Suns' staff

    As the Warriors search for Luke Walton's replacement, one name appears to be off the board. Tyrone Corbin, who was a "leading name" for the Warriors' top assistant according to ESPN, is reportedly set the join Earl Watson's staff in Phoenix. According to Chris Haynes of Cleveland.com, Corbin will…

    CSN Bay Area
  • NBA, WNBA first pro leagues with float in NYC pride parade

    The two leagues became the first pro sports organization to have a float in the parade. Silver and deputy commissioner Mark Tatum both wore ''(hash)OrlandoUnited'' shirts to show their support for victims of the night club attack earlier this month. The NBA and WNBA have done a lot to try and help…

    The Associated Press
  • POLL: Where will Kevin Durant play in 2016-17 NBA season?

    The Warriors this year failed to cap off the best season in NBA history with a title, while also repeating as back-to-back champions. Golden State, however, is taking this as an opportunity to get better, as they will reportedly be one of the first teams to get the chance to sit down with…

    CSN Bay Area
  • Wizards' Beal is latest to decline Rio Olympics invite

    WASHINGTON (AP) -- Washington Wizards guard Bradley Beal has declined an invitation to play for the United States in the Rio Olympics.

    The Associated Press
  • NBA Draft Winners and Losers

    With the 2016 NBA Draft over, Ed Isaacson looks at the early winners and losers from the night.

  • Why you'll love Jaylen Brown if you give him a chance

    Kevin O'Connor and Marc Bertrand discuss Jaylen Brown's strengths and why he'll be better than Boston Celtics fans think.