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Nets’ Sean Marks looking for king’s ransom in return for Kevin Durant

Nets’ Sean Marks looking for king’s ransom in return for Kevin Durant

The Spurs received three first-round picks for Dejounte Murray and the Jazz topped that by essentially bringing back five for Rudy Gobert — setting the bar for Kevin Durant. The Nets are holding out for an Elon Musk-level fortune in return for their star, who has demanded a trade, and they could get it.  No, …

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Derek Harper promises Knicks fans will love Jalen Brunson: ‘Guy is just special’

Derek Harper promises Knicks fans will love Jalen Brunson: ‘Guy is just special’

Derek Harper chuckled at the narrative that was spun this week, that Jalen Brunson was being overpaid to join the Knicks.  Just wait and see, the Mavericks’ television analyst said. Watch how he impacts winning.  “People are going to be shocked at what Jalen Brunson brings to the floor every night,” Harper, arguably the Knicks’ …

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Kyrie Irving-Nets soap opera far from over despite opt-in

Kyrie Irving-Nets soap opera far from over despite opt-in

In what amounted to a stare-down between Kyrie Irving and the Nets, his employer won. With Brooklyn unwilling to give him a long-term max deal and Irving unable to get one elsewhere, he settled and opted into the final year of his contract. The Nets avoided the nuclear option of Irving leaving and potentially triggering …

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Utah Jazz choose Boston assistant Will Hardy as next head coach

Utah Jazz choose Boston assistant Will Hardy as next head coach

San Antonio Spurs summer league coach Will Hardy speaks with Spurs’ Kyle Anderson during the first half of an NBA summer league basketball game against the Boston Celtics on Thursday, July 9, 2015, in Salt Lake City. (Rick Bowmer, Associated Press) Estimated read time: 5-6 minutes SALT LAKE CITY — The wide-reaching search has come …

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Ross Chastain

Ross Chastain: ‘I just drove over my head so many times’ – NBC Sports

MADISON, Ill. — Ross Chastain shook his head and tried to comprehend what he had done Sunday. One of the sport’s winningest drivers this season left World Wide Technology Raceway humbled. His aggressive driving angered Chase Elliott and Denny Hamlin, leading both to retaliate. “I just drove over my head so many times,” Chastain told …

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