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Waiver Watch: James Contemplating Future in Cleveland

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  Once again LeBron James is toying the idea of building an elite championship contender, only the location has yet to be determined. As the Cavaliers prepare for a second straight run to the NBA Finals, some recent statements from James may reflect that he will be searching for a new home next season. James has taken to social media …

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Waiver Watch: Pelicans Shut Davis Down

Players mill around the field after half of the lights went out during the third quarter of the NFL Super Bowl XLVII football game between the Baltimore Ravens and the San Francisco 49ers in New Orleans, Louisiana, February 3, 2013.  REUTERS/Gary Hershorn (UNITED STATES  - Tags: SPORT FOOTBALL TPX IMAGES OF THE DAY)

A shoulder injury may cost Anthony Davis much more than the final 13 games of the regular season. With New Orleans essentially eliminated from post season contention, the team decided to have Davis undergo a pair of surgeries — one on his left knee and another to repair a torn labrum in his left shoulder, an injury Davis revealed he has …

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Waiver Watch: Parker Taking Over in Milwaukee

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  Milwaukee didn’t anticipate being 10 games below .500 this late in the season, and while the team contemplated overhauling its roster, one player was deemed untouchable. In the two games following the All-Star break, Jabari Parker has proven he is capable of blossoming into the player the Bucks expected when selecting him with the second overall pick in the 2014 NBA …

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Waiver Watch: Jordan’s Amazing Efficiency

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  The loss of Blake Griffin was supposed to cost the Clippers home court advantage in the opening round of the 2016 NBA playoffs. With Golden State chasing the single-season record for victories — and San Antonio just 3.5 games behind — the top two seeds in the Western Conference are out of reach. A healthy Thunder squad entered the All-Star break …

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Wavier Watch: Delivering in the Clutch

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Orlando’s initial inbound play was too well defended, forcing coach Scott Skiles to call a timeout and draw up another play. His team was 2.2 seconds away from heading into overtime and all of the momentum belonged to Atlanta, as it poured in 34 points to erase an 11 point deficit at the start of the fourth quarter. The revised …

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Waiver Watch: Triple-Double Hunting

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Draymond Green didn’t need long to reach the goal he admitted to chasing just a day earlier. The All-Star forward admitted that his pursuit of a triple-double Saturday night in Philadelphia nearly cost Golden State a victory. The Warriors needed a last second 3-pointer from Harrison Barnes to secure a victory against the worst team in the NBA, as Green …

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Waiver Watch: Finding Extra Rest

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Portland could get used to to leaving Damian Lillard out of the fourth quarter. In the midst of a season long seven-game home stand, the Trail Blazers managed to keep their star point guard on the bench for the final 12 minutes of the game as they opened up a 25 points advantage on the Lakers. Lillard was the primary …

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Waiver Watch: Minute Restrictions in Place for Beal

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Washington has to find the perfect balance of providing an opportunity for Bradley Beal to reach his star potential without jeopardizing his future. The 6-foot-5 shooting guard was held out of the lineup for 11 consecutive games after suffering a stress reaction in his right leg. The latest episode marked the fourth time in his four-year career that Beal was …

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Waiver Watch: The Overhaul in Brooklyn

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Nets owner Mikhail Prokhorov has already failed to deliver on its promise of an NBA championship within five years of taking control of the franchise and decided to press the reset button Sunday morning. The Russian billionaire began overhauling his team — once again — by firing coach Lionel Hollins and reassigning general manager Billy King within the organization. Armed with the …

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Waiver Watch: Nuggets Lose Faried to Scary Injury

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A layup from Klay Thompson in the final seconds of an overtime victory did much more than seal a victory for Golden State. As Nuggets forward Kenneth Faried boxed out Marreese Speights for a potential rebound, the two became entangled. Faried was shoved into a group of players, and as Will Barton came back to the ground after challenging Thompson’s …

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