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2018 NBA MVP race — Can Steph Curry, LeBron James catch James Harden?

Most Valuable Player: the NBA’s most prestigious, least scientific honor. It’s an award that defines greatness, even though it has no clear-cut criteria. Should voters name as MVP the best basketball player in the world on April 11, 2018, when the regular season concludes? Or the player who assembled the most statistically impressive body of […]

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Is Trae Young just the first of many Steph Curry clones?

It comes as little surprise to anyone who has watched Trae Young that Oklahoma’s phenomenal freshman point guard modeled his game in part after two-time NBA MVP Stephen Curry. “I would record every game,” Young recently told the Wall Street Journal. “I’d watch before I went to bed or the next day. I watched how […]

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Steph Curry’s pregame show is anything but routine

1:05 Take a look at Steph Curry’s process during warmups and how he prepares to dominate on the court. OAKLAND, Calif. — The Golden State Warriors have become the main attraction in the NBA over the past four years. But in the midst of their impressive run, Stephen Curry’s 20-minute pregame ritual has become its […]

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NBA All-Star mock draft – Who could LeBron and Steph pick?

9:04 PM ET Kevin Arnovitz Close ESPN Staff Writer NBA writer for ESPN.com since 2008 Former contributor and editor at NPR Chris Forsberg Close ESPN Staff Writer Covered Celtics since 2007 Emmy award-winning videographer Joined ESPNBoston.com in 2009 0:58 The new NBA All-Star Game format will see each conference’s leading vote-getter assemble a lineup from […]

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NBA — Klay Thompson, Steph Curry carry Golden State Warriors

CHICAGO — The United Center was raucous, filled with fans roaring as the hometown team fattened its lead over the defending champions, pounding them in the paint and on the break. All the Chicago Bulls’ momentum resulted in a slim halftime lead, but that edge disappeared in a near heartbeat when the Splash Brothers started […]

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Steph Curry of the Golden State Warriors still leads NBA jersey sales

The marketing rise of Giannis Antetokounmpo hit another milestone on Tuesday, as the Milwaukee Bucks power forward finished fourth in the league in jersey sales for the first three months of the season. The “Greek Freak” made his debut among the league’s best-selling jerseys at No. 14 last January. By season’s end, he was at […]