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NBA experts debate: These Eastern Conference storylines need your attention

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The Brooklyn Nets, Philadelphia 76ers and Milwaukee Bucks have all separated themselves from the pack in the Eastern Conference. The rest of the standings? Well, that picture is much less clear. With six teams — the Atlanta Hawks, Miami Heat, Charlotte Hornets, Boston Celtics, New York Knicks and Indiana Pacers......

NBA Power Rankings: Phoenix rises; KD returns ahead of a massive East battle

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Let the battle for the Eastern Conference begin in the NBA. With Kevin Durant back after missing nearly two months with a hamstring injury, the star-studded Brooklyn Nets are getting whole again — just in time for an epic matchup with the Philadelphia 76ers on Wednesday night (7 ET on......

NBA Power Rankings: Which reloaded teams are on the rise?

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The battle for the No. 1 seed in the Eastern Conference is shaping up to be a three-team race. The Philadelphia 76ers, Brooklyn Nets and Milwaukee Bucks are separated by just 1.5 games. The rest of the conference, however, is in a logjam. Right now — with the No. 4......

Bucks, Holiday agree to deal worth up to $160M

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Milwaukee Bucks guard Jrue Holiday has agreed to a four-year, $135 million extension that includes bonuses that could take the deal to $160 million, agent Jason Glushon told ESPN’s Adrian Wojnarowski. The deal includes a player option, according to Glushon. Holiday joined the Bucks in a four-team trade in November,......

Giannis shoots 85%, scores 47 in rout of Blazers

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Giannis Antetokounmpo scored 47 points while missing just three shots as the Milwaukee Bucks snapped the Portland Trail Blazers‘ four-game winning streak with a 127-109 victory Friday night. Jrue Holiday added 22 points and 10 assists for the Bucks, who led by 24 points during the third quarter. The game......

Lakers’ Drummond will start at center vs. Bucks

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LOS ANGELES — Andre Drummond will make his Lakers debut Wednesday against the Milwaukee Bucks and start at center in place of Marc Gasol, Lakers coach Frank Vogel said. “I think the level of excitement for me is at an all-time high,” Drummond told reporters Tuesday over a videoconference call......

Look Who’s Back in the NBA MVP Discussion

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SI – For more and to sign up click here Chris Mannix Welcome to the Morning Shootaround, where every weekday you’ll get a fresh, topical column from one of SI.com’s NBA writers: Howard Beck on Mondays, Chris Mannix on Tuesdays, Michael Pina on Wednesdays, Chris Herring on Thursdays and Rohan......

Sources: Bucks picking up reserve guard Teague

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Free-agent guard Jeff Teague is signing with the Milwaukee Bucks, sources told ESPN’s Adrian Wojnarowski. Teague, 32, was waived by the Orlando Magic after the team got him as part of a deal with the Boston Celtics at Thursday’s trade deadline. He joined the Celtics this past offseason on a......

Here’s how the trade deadline shook up our NBA Power Rankings

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The NBA trade deadline is in the books. How big of an impact did it have on our latest Power Rankings update? What does it all mean ahead of Week 15? Here’s where our panel sees all 30 teams right now. Note: Throughout the regular season, our panel (ESPN’s Tim......

LeBron’s injury, Utah’s woes create a massive NBA Power Rankings shift

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LeBron James‘ high ankle sprain — combined with Anthony Davis‘ continued right leg issues — has a massive impact on the Western Conference playoff picture. What does it mean for our NBA Power Rankings moving forward? Add the fact that the NBA-best Utah Jazz are showing signs of a midseason......

Giannis happy surging Bucks flying under radar

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1:20 AM ET Eric WoodyardESPN The Bucks have won 11 of their last 12 games thanks to Saturday night’s 120-113 victory over the San Antonio Spurs in Milwaukee. But the national hype hasn’t been the same around this year’s group compared to the past two seasons, when it finished atop......

Philly Special: Giannis Orders Cheesesteak After Beating 76ers

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To the victor go the spoils, as the old saying goes. When you’re in Philadelphia, that means taking down a Philly cheesesteak immediately after grinding out a win against your conference foes. At least that’s what reigning two-time MVP Giannis Antetokounmpo did after his Bucks topped the 76ers, 109-105, in......

Giannis stirs Sixers’ ire with sit-down celebration

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12:04 AM ET Tim BontempsESPN After Giannis Antetokounmpo hit a turnaround jumper in the lane to cap a personal 7-0 run and give his Milwaukee Bucks what turned out to be an insurmountable lead in an eventual 109-105 victory over the Philadelphia 76ers on Wednesday night, he celebrated by sitting......

Grading Milwaukee’s Acquisition of P.J. Tucker

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If James Harden’s departure signaled a new direction for the Rockets, Wednesday’s trade of P.J. Tucker was the final confirmation. Eric Gordon is the only member of Houston’s 2018 conference finals team still on the roster. The Rockets are firmly in asset acquisition mode as we approach the March 25......

Rockets trading Tucker to Bucks, sources say

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The Milwaukee Bucks are acquiring Houston Rockets forward P.J. Tucker in a trade to fortify the franchise’s playoff push in the Eastern Conference, sources told ESPN. The Bucks are sending guard D.J. Augustin and forward D.J. Wilson to the Rockets for Tucker and forward Rodions Kurucs, sources said. The key......

NBA Power Rankings: Nets hit cruise control; Hornets, Mavs enter the chat

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We’re 10 days away from the NBA trade deadline. Which contenders will make a splash heading into March 25? One of the season’s biggest moves has already been made, with the Brooklyn Nets signing Blake Griffin last week after the former All-Star forward agreed to a buyout with the Detroit......

NBA Power Rankings: The questions, stars and matchups that matter in the second half

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The NBA’s second half is here. Which stars, storylines and matchups are we watching down the stretch? Can LeBron James and the defending champion Los Angeles Lakers wrestle the Western Conference lead from the Utah Jazz? Can Stephen Curry and the Golden State Warriors stay in the hunt? Can the......

Giannis, perfect in Team LeBron win, nabs MVP

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11:24 PM ET Tim BontempsESPN Thanks to a perfect 16-for-16 performance from the field — including banking in multiple jump shots — Milwaukee Bucks star Giannis Antetokounmpo won his first NBA All-Star Game Most Valuable Player Award, as Team LeBron cruised to a 170-150 victory over Team Durant on Sunday......

Our experts pick every NBA franchise’s most iconic dunker

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A dunk is worth just two points, but the best dunkers in the world always find ways to make it feel like more. From signature in-game slams to unforgettable posterizations to you-had-to-be-there dunk contest moments, players from generations past and present have left an indelible mark on the game with......

NBA Power Rankings: Luka snaps Brooklyn’s streak; Miami stays hot

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If the season ended today, the New York Knicks would be hosting a first-round playoff series. Backed by three straight wins, the Knicks are one of only four Eastern Conference teams — the Philadelphia 76ers, Brooklyn Nets and Milwaukee Bucks being the others — with records greater than .500. But......

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