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Los Angeles Lakers star LeBron James says he wants to own the NBA team in Las Vegas

Los Angeles Lakers star LeBron James says he wants to own the NBA team in Las Vegas

LeBron James, whose net worth was recently valued north of $1 billion by Forbes, has made it known for years that he plans to own an NBA team when he’s done playing. Now that vision has a location. “I want a team in Vegas,” James said in a clip from the latest episode of his …

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Phoenix Suns match Indiana Pacers' $133 million 4-year offer sheet to Deandre Ayton, agents say

Phoenix Suns match Indiana Pacers’ $133 million 4-year offer sheet to Deandre Ayton, agents say

The Phoenix Suns have matched the Indiana Pacers’ four-year, $133 million offer sheet for restricted free agent center Deandre Ayton, paving the way for his return to the franchise, his agents Bill Duffy and Nima Namakian, at ESPN Thursday night. The Suns had until 11:59 p.m. ET Saturday to match the biggest bid sheet in …

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New Orleans Pelicans draft pick EJ Liddell suffers a torn ACL in his right knee, indefinitely

New Orleans Pelicans draft pick EJ Liddell suffers a torn ACL in his right knee, indefinitely

7:27 PM ET Andre LopezESPN LAS VEGAS — New Orleans Pelicans second-round pick EJ Liddell suffered a torn ACL in his right knee during Monday’s Summer Championship game and will be out indefinitely. Liddell fell in the third quarter of the game against the Atlanta Hawks when his right knee bent under him. In two …

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Review of Leon Rose’s offseason work to improve Knicks roster

Most of the work seems done. The Knicks’ offseason looks more or less set, after the signings of Jalen Brunson and Isaiah Hartenstein — and the re-signing of Mitchell Robinson — leaving them with just the $5.2 exception at mid-level. The Post’s Zach Braziller offers five thoughts on President Leon Rose’s work so far: Incremental …

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Steve Clifford agrees to return as Charlotte Hornets coach

Steve Clifford agrees to return as Charlotte Hornets coach

Steve Clifford has reached a deal to become the Charlotte Hornets’ coach, returning for a second run at work, the team announced Friday. Clifford, who led the franchise to two playoff appearances during a five-year run that ended in 2018, returns in the wake of Golden State assistant Kenny Atkinson, who switched opinion on accepting …

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Christian Braun hugs his family, including his mom Lisa, after being selected 21st overall in the 2022 NBA Draft on Thursday, June 23, 2022.

Twitter lost it to Christian Braun’s mother in the 2022 NBA Draft

A few of the parents of the top prospects took Twitter by storm Thursday in the first round of the 2022 NBA Draft, but perhaps none more so than former Kansas guard Christian Braun’s mother. Braun, who was selected 21st overall by the Nuggets, hugged his family inside Barclays Center after learning of his plight …

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