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Rivers: Clips knew OKC wanted to break team up
Doc Rivers says Kawhi Leonard was provided a list of players including Paul George in their free agency meeting, "which was a mistake. ... We did know that Oklahoma City wanted to break their team up, so that helped."[read more]

New anti-tampering proposal at center of owners meeting
A new set of rules to curb tampering in the NBA will be put to a vote on Friday, but there is trepidation about how it will be implemented and if it will make a difference.[read more]

U.S. keeps No. 1 spot in FIBA rankings after loss
USA Basketball, which has held the top spot in the FIBA world rankings since winning the 2010 world championship, is still No. 1, followed by Spain, Australia, Argentina and France.[read more]

Wizards' Thomas has surgery, out 6-8 weeks
Two-time All-Star Isaiah Thomas had surgery to repair a ruptured radial collateral ligament in his left thumb and will miss 6-8 weeks, the Wizards announced.[read more]

NBA approves sale of Nets, Barclays to Tsai
Alibaba co-founder Joe Tsai completed his purchase of the Brooklyn Nets and Barclays Center, then announced he had hired former Turner Sports president David Levy to oversee both.[read more]

The three superstars who defined this NBA decade
Here's how LeBron, Steph and KD defined and dominated the 2010s.[read more]

Curry commits to Olympics: 'That is the plan'
In an interview with ESPN's Rachel Nichols, Warriors guard Stephen Curry said he's committed to playing for Team USA in his first Olympic Games next summer in Tokyo.[read more]

Source: Ingram, Ball full participants in workouts
Pelicans forward Brandon Ingram and guard Lonzo Ball have been full participants in the team's voluntary offseason workouts in New Orleans, a source told ESPN. Neither player has been restricted by the injuries that shut them down last season.[read more]

Athletes' signature moves that changed the game
Sure, plenty of athletes have go-to moves, but every once in a while they bring us something different -- a move that changes the game and becomes synonymous with a name.[read more]

NBA 2K partners with league for new championship
NBA 2K game developer Take-Two Interactive, the NBA, the National Basketball Players Association and ESL will launch the NBA 2K20 Global Championship, which will feature over $100,000 in prize money.[read more]