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WCBS 880 Newsroom
January 26, 2020 - 6:54 pm
NBA legend Kobe Bryant, considered one of the best basketball players of all time, and his daughter were killed in a helicopter crash near Los Angeles on Sunday.
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Steve Burns
January 26, 2020 - 6:38 pm
NBA superstar Kobe Bryant died Sunday in a helicopter crash in the Los Angeles area—but his death was felt far beyond California.
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David Stern
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WCBS 880 Newsroom
January 01, 2020 - 4:32 pm
David Stern, who spent 30 years as the NBA's longest-serving commissioner and oversaw its growth into a global power, has died on New Year’s Day. He was 77.
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July 05, 2019 - 8:26 am
As has been widely reported, Stephen Curry left his Under Armour Asia Basketball Tour on the eve of free agency to fly directly to New York for a rendezvous with Kevin Durant. On the latest episode of "The Bill Simmons Podcast," the titulary host told the behind-the-scenes tale of why that meeting...
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USA Today Sports
July 04, 2019 - 7:12 pm
Even fellow elite pro athletes can be somewhat star-struck by Patriots quarterback Tom Brady at times. An example of such came this week when former NBA star Baron Davis - a two-time All-Star over his 13 seasons with the Hornets, Warriors, Clippers, Cavs and Knicks - posted a video Twitter of...
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July 04, 2019 - 9:30 am
Kawhi Leonard met with Magic Johnson to discuss anything and everything about potentially playing for the Los Angeles Lakers. There's just one problem: Johnson spilled the beans about the conversation, which Leonard probably didn't appreciate. Did Johnson hurt the Lakers' chances of landing Leonard...
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July 03, 2019 - 11:28 am
The Philadelphia 76ers have offered a five-year, $170 million maximum contract extension to Ben Simmons, who is expected to "work through the details toward an eventual agreement," according to ESPN's Adrian Wojnarowski. Under new salary cap projections, Ben Simmons' maximum contract total has...
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July 01, 2019 - 6:08 pm
( WFAN ) The Knicks were never granted an official meeting with Kevin Durant before he agreed to sign with the Brooklyn Nets on Sunday , but it appears their pitch would've fallen short anyway. According to ESPN's Ramona Shelburne and Adrian Wojnarowski , Knicks owner James Dolan was not prepared...
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July 01, 2019 - 11:18 am
( 94 WIP ) No one is completely sure how much cap space the Sixers have left after the sign-and-trade with Miami for Josh Richardson, the signing of Al Horford (4/$109M), and the re-signing of Mike Scott (2/$10M). Related: Taking a look at the Sixers' new starting 5 Two things we do know: 1) Pro...
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July 01, 2019 - 10:48 am
( WFAN ) The Knicks reportedly made three more free-agent acquisitions late Sunday night into Monday morning. Shooting guard Wayne Ellington, the latest free agent to head to New York, agreed to a two-year, $16 million deal with the team, ESPN's Adrian Wojnarowski reported . Ellington, an NBA...
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