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Podcast: LeBron James Inks $100 Million Deal

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LeBron James became the highest paid player in the NBA for the first time in his 13-year career Friday afternoon. Cleveland retained the four-time MVP by signing him to a three-year, $100 million contract extension. The deal will pay James $31 million next year, the most in the NBA, and $33.3 million in 2017-18, the highest in league history.

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Podcast: Fantasy Impact From 2016 Free Agency

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Golden State appears poised to dominate the NBA for the foreseeable future, adding Kevin Durant to a squad that has made two consecutive trips to the Finals and winning the title in 2015. The Warriors enter the season as the favorites to win the championship in 2017, with 2/3 odds, but  judging just how quickly the team gels in a …

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Podcast: Cleveland is the NBA’s Latest Title Town

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One game elevated the status of LeBron James into the same realm as the greatest players ever to step onto an NBA court. A triple-double Sunday night — just the third ever recorded in a Game 7 during the NBA Finals —completed the most improbable comeback in championship round history. The Cavaliers managed to erase a 3-1 series deficit and toppled the …

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Podcast: Warriors Hoping to Close Out Series

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  The Warriors are just a win away from knocking out Cleveland in the NBA Finals for the second consecutive season. Only a pair of hurdles remain. The team will have to play Monday night without All-Star forward Draymond Green, as he drew a one game suspension after accumulating his fourth flagrant foul of the 2016 playoffs, just the second …

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Podcast: Raptors Looking for Post Season Success

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Toronto posted a franchise record for regular season victories for the third consecutive year and won its third straight Atlantic Division title, but face an uphill battle after just one game. The Raptors couldn’t find their shooting touch — or a defensive solution for Pacers All-Star Paul George — and were the only team to surrender home court advantage during the opening …

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Podcast: Warriors Closing in on History

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The Warriors are a single victory away from immortality. After compiling 72 victories during the 2015-16 regular season, Golden State is one win away from surpassing the 1995-96 Bulls as the most winningest team in NBA history. If the team manages to defeat Memphis — a team it has already beaten three times this season — it will finish the year at …

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Podcast: Buyouts Swaying the Playoff Race

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The fantasy basketball regular season is already in its final week, but there are plenty of players available to make your team into a contender. Several big name players have changed teams — via a contract buy out after the NBA trade deadline — and their increased roles on a new roster provide an unexpected benefit to fantasy basketball owners. After struggling …

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Podcast: Trade Deadline Rapidly Approaching

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Only three days remain for teams to make their final preparations for a championship run in 2016. The February 18th trade deadline provides much intrigue, as numerous stars have appeared in trade rumors. Several franchise caliber players could be on the move, including Carmelo Anthony, Blake Griffin, Kevin Love, Al Horford, Dwight Howard and Brook Lopez have all been linked to …

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Podcast: Filling out the All-Star Rosters

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The two All-Star teams in Toronto this year may have some unconventional coaches. Out West, Warriors assistant Luke Walton has guided the team not only to the best record in the NBA this season, at 40-4, but guided the team to 24-straight wins to open the season, te longest streak in league history. Only Walton was filling in for Steve …

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Podcast: Top 5 for 2015

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The Warriors are at the top of nearly every possible ranking through the first quarter of the season. Golden State has a 26-1 record, opened the year with 24 consecutive victories (the longest streak in league history) while playing with the most efficient offense and the eighth most efficient defense in the league. The team even avenged its lone loss …

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