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How Kevin Durant is adjusting to life as the villain

Can Kevin Durant handle the heat of becoming the bad guy? As the superstar adapts to his new reality, he's receiving some wisdom from friend and fellow free-agency villain DeAndre Jordan.

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How Team USA's turnaround began 10 years ago

Losing to Greece in 2006 was the biggest disappointment of coach Mike Krzyzewski's career. Now Team USA is looking for its 64th straight win in international play.

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Durant takes court with new teammates (1:59)
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White Chocolate still making great passes at 40 (0:15)
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USA Basketball: Complete coverage

Some of the NBA's best are headed to Rio in search of a third straight gold medal. As Coach K & Co. take on the world, we're tracking all things Team USA hoops.

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Barkley: Durant doesn't improve Warriors in all areas (1:46)
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My Wish: Steph Curry grants Ashley's selfless wish (6:59)
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Charles Barkley is a fan of McDonald's breakfast (0:46)
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Historic backboard breaking dunks (1:16)
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2dJeff Goodman

Isaiah Stokes shatters backboard during game

The younger brother of NBA forward Jarnell Stokes threw down a massive slam dunk during the final minute of an AAU game in Las Vegas, sending glass flying.

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Melo's veteran wisdom (1:44)
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Make the NBA fun again (6:04)
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Setrige Crawford

2016 is a good time to be a mediocre free agent

Everyone seems to be getting overpaid this summer, and that's especially true of average players who've been rewarded far more handsomely than their stats would predict.

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The Jazz's Alec Burks and Team Colorado take on Team Utah for a shot at the quarterfinals at TBT on ESPNU/here: es.pn/29SPhot

Chris Forsberg ESPN Staff Writer 

Tyler Zeller is now the fourth highest paid player on the Celtics' roster, ahead of All-Star point guard Isaiah Thomas. A glance at Boston's current cap commitments.

Chris Forsberg ESPN Staff Writer 

A look at the Celtics' depth chart after Saturday's flurry of roster activity.

Curry's new sneakers panned -- again

People on the internet don't hate them as strongly as the much-derided "Chef Curry" sneakers, but the Curry Lux still isn't a hit. The fans speak

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LeBron James Jr. can play!

Come for the sweet moves by LeBron's 11-year-old son. Stay for his dad's proud reactions. Sick moves

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Mechelle Voepel @MechelleV

Every WNBA president has had to negotiate speaking her mind/establishing her authority with toeing NBA company line. I know it's not easy.

Watch: The Basketball Tournament quarterfinals

The reigning champs, Overseas Elite, featuring DeAndre Kane, meets Trained to Go, featuring players from the Georgia area like Damien Wilkins. Live on ESPNU/WatchESPN

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Chris Forsberg ESPN Staff Writer 

The Boston Celtics made a flurry of moves Saturday, including agreeing to deals with Gerald Green and Tyler Zeller. What it seems to suggest is that Boston is willing to head into next season with the roster it has constructed. The Celtics still have the flexibility and assets to explore trade opportunities, but also bolstered their depth assuming no deals materialize.

Celtics agree to 2-year deal with Tyler Zeller

A league source told ESPN that the restricted free agent's deal is expected to include a non-guaranteed second season. The agreement was first reported by the Boston Herald.

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Watch: The Basketball Tournament

The first of four spots in the semifinals will be decided between The Untouchables (Brad Wanamaker and many Pittsburgh alumni) and City of Gods (DerMarr Johnson and college players from the D.C. area). Live on ESPN2/WatchESPN

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White Chocolate has still got it at 40

Jason "White Chocolate" Williams threaded an impossible needle at The Basketball Tournament.

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Barkley: KD doesn't improve Dubs in all areas

Charles Barkley says that while the Warriors are a better offensive team with Kevin Durant, Golden State still has the same weaknesses.

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NBA players shocked by All-Star Game move

Commissioner Adam Silver's decision to move the All-Star Game out of Charlotte surprised Carmelo Anthony, who said players “didn't think it was going to get to this.” Silver leading, not just responding

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Historic backboard-breaking dunks

When you think shattered glass, do you envision these monster dunks by Shaq and Darryl Dawkins?

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Burrell destroys rim with huge dunk

Former Gonzaga player Justin Burrell turned on his defender and threw down a massive, two-handed dunk in vicious style during The Basketball Tournament.

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