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    David Stern: We thought we could re-work Chris Paul-to-Lakers trade until Mitch Kupchak ‘panicked’

    NBA commissioner David Stern – acting as New Orleans’ owner representative, he says – infamously vetoed a potential Chris Paul-to-Lakers trade in 2011. The New Orleans Hornets (now the Pelicans and not be confused with the current Charlotte Hornets), Lakers and Rockets tried to rework the three-team trade that would’ve sent Paul to the Lakers, Pau Gasol to Houston and Lamar Odom, Kevin Martin, Luis Scola, Goran Dragic and a first-round pick to New Orleans.

  • Warriors’ JaVale McGee sued by former landlord, agrees to pay $9,350 in ‘cat-related fees’
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    Warriors’ JaVale McGee sued by former landlord, agrees to pay $9,350 in ‘cat-related fees’

    Let’s explain by using a practical example involving Golden State Warriors big man JaVale McGee. According to a report by Patrick Redford over at Deadspin, McGee was not allowed to keep his cat, Raja, in his apartment when he was a member of the Dallas Mavericks. All in all, he agreed to pay for all the late and unpaid rent he owed, $12,000 in repairs, as well as $9,350 in cat-related fees.

  • 2017 NBA Finals: Cavaliers GM hopes 'everybody says we have no chance'
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    Ball Don't Lie5 hours ago

    2017 NBA Finals: Cavaliers GM hopes 'everybody says we have no chance'

    It's not often that LeBron's team gets to play underdog, so Cavs GM David Griffin is going to milk it for all it's worth.