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  • Mitchell wins Slam Dunk Contest to highlight Saturday's All-Star festivities

    Rookie Donovan Mitchell of the Utah Jazz edged Larry Nance Jr. of the Cleveland Cavaliers to win the Slam Dunk Contest as the climax of NBA All-Star Saturday night at Staples Center in Los Angeles. Mitchell scored a perfect 50 on the first of two final-round dunks to take a four-point lead on Nance, who scored a perfect 50 on his second dunk to put the pressure on Mitchell, who responded with a 48 to edge Nance, 98-96. "I wanted this so badly," Mitchell said in his on-court interview after the win.
    18 Feb @ 5AM

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  • Kevin Love: It was necessary to clean house in Cleveland

    Kevin Love is on board with all the moves the Cleveland Cavaliers made at the NBA trade deadline. Love saw a team that needed change and Cleveland went through a near complete rebuild a week ago as the likes of Isaiah Thomas and Dwyane Wade made way for George Hill, Jordan Clarkson, Rodney Hood and Larry Nance Jr.
    18 Feb @ 4AM

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  • LeBron James thanks Ingraham as Cavs All-Star vows to speak his mind

    Cleveland Cavaliers forward LeBron James used media day at the NBA All-Star weekend to sarcastically thank radio host and Fox News contributor Laura Ingraham for her comments after he and Kevin Durant criticised United States president Donald Trump. James and Golden State Warriors star Durant were criticised by Ingraham after the pair hit out at Trump in a video via Uninterrupted.
    18 Feb @ 2AM

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  • LeBron says he 'will definitely not shut up and dribble'

    LeBron James says he will not stick to sports. The Cleveland Cavaliers superstar reiterated his determination to speak out on social issues and the nation's political climate Saturday during his media availability for the NBA All-Star Game. 'I will not just shut up and dribble,' James said.
    18 Feb @ 2AM

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  • LeBron says he 'will definitely not shut up and dribble'

    LeBron James says he will not stick to sports. The Cleveland Cavaliers superstar reiterated his determination to speak out on social issues and the nation's political climate Saturday during his media availability for the NBA All-Star Game. "I will not just shut up and dribble," James said.
    18 Feb @ 1AM

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  • LeBron James to Fox News commentator: 'We will definitely not shut up and dribble'

    Asked for his response to Fox News commentator Laura Ingraham’s assertion that he should “shut up and dribble,” LeBron James came up with two. As always, the four-time NBA Most Valuable Player and three-time NBA champion drew a mammoth crowd during his interview session at Saturday’s All-Star Media Day. The Cleveland Cavaliers superstar, one of two captains for Sunday’s 2018 NBA All-Star Game, held court at the Los Angeles Convention Center on topics ranging from the onward march of international talent in the NBA (“At the end of the day, our game is so worldwide, and to have so many different competitors from all over the world is what makes our game beautiful”) to the just-released hit Marvel movie “Black Panther” (he hasn’t seen it yet, but he’s proud of it and the people who made it).
    18 Feb @ 12AM

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  • LeBron James: Racist graffiti incident shows 'I still have a lot of work to do'

    Cleveland Cavaliers All-Star forward LeBron James says that the experience of having racist slogans painted on the gate of his $20 million home in Los Angeles last year taught him how much work there is to do to overcome the nation's racial divide. "I'm a black man with a bunch of money and a crib in Brentwood, and having the word 'n-----' spray painted over my gate, that lets you know I still have a lot of work to do," James said. James was speaking with ESPN's Cari Champion in a segment? taped for UNINTERRUPTED in January. James and Golden State Warriors All-Star Kevin Durant got together with Champion to talk about this weekend's All-Star Game in L.A. and the political climate in the country
    17 Feb @ 7PM

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  • LeBron James Hits Back At Laura Ingraham Over 'Shut Up And Dribble' Comment

    NBA star LeBron James just delivered a blunt message for Fox News’ Laura Ingraham.Earlier this week, the “Ingraham Angle” host had criticized Cleveland Cavaliers player James and Golden State Warriors star Kevin Durant over a video in which James called
    17 Feb @ 5PM

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  • Kevin Durant: Laura Ingraham's ignorant comment was racist

    Kevin Durant feels sorry for people like Laura Ingraham who tell sports figures to "stick to sports" as the Golden State Warriors star accused the Fox News host of racism. Durant drew the ire of Ingraham after NBA All-Star and Cleveland Cavaliers icon LeBron James criticised United States president Donald Trump in a video for Uniterrupted and Uber.
    17 Feb @ 11AM

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  • Report: Dwyane Wade Was Among Cavaliers Players Who Questioned Kevin Love's Illness, Whereabouts

    Dwyane Wade was reportedly the first Cleveland Cavaliers player to question the legitimacy of Kevin Love's sickness that forced him to miss some games, according to Joe Vardon of Cleveland.com. Wade reportedly was the player who called the team meeting on Jan. 22. Head coach Ty Lue and general manager Koby Altman were also in attendance in the meeting.
    17 Feb @ 7AM

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