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NBA Commissioner Adam Silver at the podium of the 2018 NBA Draft.
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June 19, 2019 - 11:01 am
Even though the 2019-20 NBA title odds have dominated the betting conversation after the Pelicans shipped off Anthony Davis to the Lakers, wagering on the draft provides an enticing way to watch the four-hour event. Duke product Zion Williamson is the obvious favorite to be selected first overall...
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June 19, 2019 - 8:24 am
NEW ORLEANS (AP) — Now that six-time All-Star Anthony Davis' trade request has been honored, it's time for the New Orleans Pelicans to start a new era by drafting the next face of the franchise. Duke star Zion Williamson is widely seen as the top pro prospect to enter any NBA draft since Davis in...
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June 18, 2019 - 7:41 am
TORONTO (AP) — Fresh off leading the Toronto Raptors to their first NBA title, Kawhi Leonard received the key to the city at Monday's championship parade. For now, however, the two-way star and two-time NBA Finals MVP still isn't saying whether he'll use it to keep a door open, or close it behind...
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June 17, 2019 - 5:00 pm
TORONTO (1010 WINS/AP) -- Two people were shot and seriously injured as Raptors fans packed downtown Toronto on Monday for a massive parade for the NBA champions. Toronto police said they had taken two people into custody and recovered two firearms after the shooting near Bay and Albert streets in...
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June 17, 2019 - 9:06 am
When the Westgate Las Vegas SuperBook released next season’s initial NBA title odds, the Lakers were positioned at 20-1 — tied for the eighth-lowest with the Raptors (20-1). Fast-forward over a month. Frank Vogel’s squad boasts the league’s lowest odds (3-1), thanks to Los Angeles general manager...
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June 15, 2019 - 7:22 pm
NEW ORLEANS (AP) — Anthony Davis will wind up with LeBron James and the Los Angeles Lakers after all. The New Orleans Pelicans have agreed to trade the disgruntled Davis to the Lakers for point guard Lonzo Ball, forward Brandon Ingram, shooting guard Josh Hart and three first-round draft choices,...
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June 15, 2019 - 8:50 am
SAN FRANCISCO (AP) — Prosecutors will decide whether to charge Toronto Raptors President Masai Ujiri with misdemeanor battery after he was accused of shoving and hitting a sheriff's deputy in the face while trying to join his team on the court to celebrate their first NBA championship. Alameda...
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June 15, 2019 - 8:40 am
OAKLAND, Calif. (AP) — NBA Commissioner Adam Silver is expected to open next week's draft by announcing that Zion Williamson is the No. 1 overall selection headed to New Orleans. And four months after that, Silver will be in Toronto on opening night to help the Raptors hand out championship rings...
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June 13, 2019 - 9:29 pm
OAKLAND, Calif. (AP) — In the end, they were just battered and broken. And now, they're beaten. The Golden State Warriors are champions no more. The reign ended Thursday night in the last game they'll ever play at Oracle Arena, one where they entered without Kevin Durant and left without Klay...
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June 13, 2019 - 9:23 pm
OAKLAND, Calif. (AP) — Kawhi Leonard and the Toronto Raptors captured Canada's first NBA championship with their most remarkable road win yet in the franchise's NBA Finals debut, outlasting the battered and depleted two-time defending champion Golden State Warriors 114-110 on Thursday night in a...
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