NBA

Fanatics, Celebrity Investors Purchase Mitchell & Ness For $250M

Fanatics and a number of high-profile investors are purchasing vintage sports jersey make Mitchell & Ness for a reported $250 million.

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Small-Market Suns Are NBA’s Best Behind Unique Blueprint

The Suns enter the All-Star break with an NBA-best 48-10 record and a 6.5-game lead over the Warriors. GM James Jones deserves more credit for working with only the 13th-highest payroll ($136.4M).

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Dominique Wilkins Talks All-Star Memories and ‘88 Dunk Contest

The Hall of Famer on whether Michael Jordan had a “home-court advantage” — and why he never prepped for a dunk contest.

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Josh Giddey Breakout Continues in OKC Thunder’s ‘Process’

Thunder GM Sam Presti has 38 draft picks over the next six years. His 2021 lottery pick Josh Giddey, just became the second rookie to ever record three consecutive triple-doubles.

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Can Giannis Grab This Season's Scoring Title, MVP, and Championship?

The Bucks’ success and long-term strategy rides on Giannis Antetokounmpo, who’s in the first year of his $228M supermax contract. He leads the NBA in PPG (29.4) after scoring 50 points on Tuesday.

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Diamond Sports Group Looks To Swap $3B Of Distressed Bonds

Diamond Sports Group is looking to swap some of its distressed bonds to take out new loans and assist in launching a sports streaming app.

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DeMar DeRozan Is This Season’s Best FA Signing

DeRozan became the first player in Bulls history to score 35+ points on 50% shooting in six straight games. He signed a three-year, $82 million contract this past offseason — only the 44th-highest annual salary in the NBA.

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Brad Stevens’ Patience as Celtics GM Paying Off

Celtics new GM Brad Stevens wisely stayed quiet at the trade deadline. Instead, he added small pieces and has $17.1 in TPE.

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Lakers Hamstrung by Big 3 Money At Trade Deadline

LeBron James admitted they’re not a championship team. But L.A. has $120.8 million committed to the Big Three — 74% of the payroll.

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Joel Embiid Is the MVP Favorite

The 76ers’ Joel Embiid has become this season’s most unstoppable player — and is the odds-on favorite for MVP.

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