Why the Eurostep is the NBA’s most controversial move — and its most unstoppable

From James Harden to Giannis Antetokounmpo, this is the inside story of how the Eurostep became the most devastating move in basketball.
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Lowe’s League Pass Rankings: NBA’s most watchable teams

Zach Lowe breaks out his comprehensive guide to the most watchable (and least watchable) NBA teams, ranked from 30 to 16.
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Lowe: Welcome to the NBA’s hall of absolute absurdities

The NBA is the most absurd major U.S. sports league. Let’s celebrate it.
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Sources: DeRozan to skip NBA’s Africa game

New Spurs guard DeMar DeRozan will not participate in the NBA’s game in Africa as he adjusts to being traded.
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Where do Warriors rank among NBA’s 50 best teams?

1996 Bulls, 2001 Lakers, 1986 Celtics. Kevin Pelton ranks the greatest NBA teams of all time. Where did this year’s Warriors land?
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Steph Curry, Steve Nash and the NBA’s fun factor

Warriors vs. Rockets is a celebration of the NBA’s new normal: A frenzied, rapid-fire style of basketball.
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The unfair reason Anthony Davis can’t be the NBA’s best yet

The Pelicans forward is one of the best players in the world. But will the respect that comes with that distinction ever be fulfilled until he makes a statement in the playoffs?
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What the NBA’s style icon rocked for an entire season

Russ does what he wants — on and off the court. We tracked every outfit he wore this season. But even if you think you can pull off his look, it’ll cost you.
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Fall looks from some of the NBA’s best fashion stars

The quarter mark of the season means six weeks of NBA fall fashion statements. Check out what some of the best-dressed players across the league have been wearing.
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NBA’s Chris Paul Teaming Up With Hook & Albert

NBA players love their dopp kits and Chris Paul is no exception.
So the nine-time All-Star and newest member of the Houston Rockets teamed with men’s accessories brand Hook & Albert to create a capsule collection for fall. It will consist of a backpack, a weekender bag and, yes, a dopp kit.
“It was during my rookie years that the NBA established the dress code,” he said. “And that really allowed guys the opportunity to express themselves. Today, every time you see guys walking in and out of the arena, they’re carrying a dopp kit, weekender or backpack — every single game. When I was a rookie, all I wanted was a Louis Vuitton dopp kit, but then I realized it’s more about something functional.”
So after meeting Hook & Albert founders Adam Schoenberg and Cory Rosenberg, they teamed up to create the capsule.
Paul said since his career requires him to travel extensively, “packing is crazy important and on the road, organization is necessary, but also I like that my accessories reflect my personal style. Even in sweats, a great leather bag, like a watch, gives your look that added touch of luxury.”
Paul said he’s “definitely into fashion,” but likes to “wear clothes

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NBA’s big paydays dwarf Andrew Luck’s $140 million deal last year

NBA’s big paydays dwarf Andrew Luck’s $ 140 million deal last year
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NBA’s most difficult free agent contracts in 2017 (Yahoo Sports)

The Vertical’s Chris Mannix and Bobby Marks discus which player’s upcoming free agency contracts will be hardest to gauge.



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How Celtics-Wizards became the NBA’s most unexpected rivalry

How Celtics-Wizards became the NBA’s most unexpected rivalry
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NBA’s Plumlee Brothers Discuss ‘Movember’ and the Art of Facial Hair

Brothers Mason and Miles Plumlee have a lot in common. They are both centers in the NBA. Miles is with the Milwaukee Bucks and Mason plays for the Portland Trail Blazers. They both hover around seven feet. Both attended Duke University. Their names (as well as those of their other siblings) begin with the letter “M.” And both are participating in the Movember Foundation’s movement to raise awareness and funds for men’s health issues this month.
The Movember movement encourages men to pledge to spend the month of November not shaving (growing a mustache to show support and raise funds for the cause), exercise for 30 minutes each day or support someone who is doing both.
But what they don’t have in common, however, is an equal ability to actually grow full-fledged facial hair.
As they wind down Movember, WWD checked in with them to see how laying off the razor worked out. As it turns out, this is one area where Miles definitely has the jump on Mason.
What motivated you each to participate in Movember this November?
Mason: I’ve always been a fan of the cause, and I feel it’s something we can bring attention to and support. I also enjoy seeing people

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Meet the Barber Who Works With Some of the NBA’s Biggest Stars

How L.A.-based clipper-man JayR Mallari went from working in his garage to trimming the hair of MVPs.

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Kobe passes MJ for 3rd on NBA’s scoring list

Kobe Bryant surpassed Michael Jordan on the NBA’s all-time scoring list Sunday and moved into third place behind Kareem Abdul-Jabbar and Karl Malone.
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