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New York Knicks sign point guard Jarrett Jack

Veteran Jarrett Jack has signed a deal with the New York Knicks, the team announced. It’s a one-year non-guaranteed deal, sources said. The 33-year-old point guard has been limited by two major right knee injuries in the past two seasons. If healthy, he gives the Knicks another veteran to potentially mentor rookie Frank Ntilikina. Jack’s […]

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Adam Silver not taking no for an answer on complicated DNP-rest issue

7:04 PM ET Adrian WojnarowskiESPN NBA commissioner Adam Silver arrived at July’s Board of Governors meeting hoping to appeal to his owners’ sense of partnership. Let’s pursue a gentlemen’s agreement on policing ourselves, he said, sparing the brunt of the burden from falling upon the league’s head coaches. In the Wynn Hotel ballroom on the […]

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NBA: #NBArank players 1-10

For the seventh season in a row, ESPN.com is ranking the top players in the NBA. Who will be the best player this season? Who are the best ballers in the NBA? We’re counting down the top 100 for 2017-18. #NBArank: 11-30 | 31-50 | 51-75 | 76-100Lowe: Cavs need Kevin Love more than everFallen […]

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NBA board of governors to vote on draft lottery reform Sept. 28

9:46 AM ET Adrian WojnarowskiESPN The NBA’s competition committee has recommended the league’s proposal on draft lottery reform to the board of governors for final approval, league sources told ESPN. The NBA is aggressively pursuing draft lottery reform to deincentivize tanking, league sources told ESPN. The proposed measures would increase the chances of better teams […]

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New York Knicks set to sign point guard Jarrett Jack

The New York Knicks will finalize an agreement with veteran free agent Jarrett Jack in the coming days, according to league sources. The 33-year-old point guard has been limited by two major right knee injuries in the past two seasons. If healthy, he gives the Knicks another veteran to potentially mentor rookie Frank Ntilikina. Jack’s […]

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Zach Lowe on Kevin Love and the Cleveland Cavaliers

It appeared in some form in almost every analysis of the landmark Kyrie Irving-Isaiah Thomas swap: Irving would thrive in Boston and evolve from his hoggy dribbling in his new pick-and-roll partnership with Al Horford — a shifty screener who can shoot, roll, and keep the ball whizzing with expert passing. So, umm, didn’t Irving […]