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All-Time #NBArank countdown: Air Jordan soars above the rest

The rings. The dunks. The shoes. The GOAT. There's only one Michael Jordan. And after 99 legends of the game graced our list, His Airness has risen as the undisputed champ of All-Time #NBArank.

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Star turn: Kyrie Irving shines brightest

In a matchup billed as Kobe Bryant versus LeBron James, it was young Cavs point guard Kyrie Irving who stole the show, Dave McMenamin writes.

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Kobe's memorable moments in Cleveland (0:47)
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Kobe opens up about relationship with LeBron (1:49)
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Energizing All-Stars (5:02)
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Draymond Green redefines "All-Star" (1:09)
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NBA trade talk: Predicting biggest deals in West

Could the Clippers move Blake Griffin? What about the Rockets and Dwight Howard? Our experts break down potential deals in the Western Conference heading toward the NBA trade deadline.

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What's hardest about Kobe's final year?

"That we suck."

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Towns throws down the hammer ... twice

When Karl-Anthony Towns is coming down the lane, you should probably get out of the way.

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What is the Warriors' Achilles' heel?

Tom Penn says it's "really, really tough to see," but the Warriors do struggle with turnovers at times.

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Steph Curry 3-pointer = dancing time

Andre Iguodala does a lot of dancing.

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TBT: Kevin Hart outduels Mone Davis

Little league star Davis would get in a nice crossover against Hart in last year's NBA Celebrity All-Star Game, but it was the comedian who walked away with MVP honors.

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Robinson on son: 'He's been pretty amazing'

Spurs legend David Robinson tells Mike and Mike his son Corey, a WR for Notre Dame, just got elected as student-body president.

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LeBron's pass hits Russell in the groin

LeBron James fired a pass to the sidelines, and D'Angelo Russell was in the exact wrong place at the exact wrong time.

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82 games in 169 days just isn't working

The NBA's 82-game schedule is cruel, unrelenting, back-breaking, knee-busting and illogical. Fatigue robs the NBA of dunks, robs the league of its best players and makes teams play worse. Eliminate back-to-backs

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LeBron: Kobe's retirement is 'bittersweet'

LeBron James told Lisa Salters of Kobe Bryant's final game in Cleveland: "Our fans got a great treat tonight."

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Scuffle breaks out on Suns' bench

Archie Goodwin and Markieff Morris had to be separated during a loss to the Warriors.

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Rondo goes behind the back twice

Doing it once to set up a dunk? Pretty cool. Twice? Well, that's what makes him Rajon Rondo.

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Sudeikis: Kevin Hart better not yell at me

Jason Sudeikis is ready for the NBA All-Star Celebrity Game, but not if team captain Hart goes after him. Says Sudeikis: "If you're gonna yell at me, stand on something [so you can say it to my face]."

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Cleveland Cavaliers @cavs

Our fans love great athletes, love great people, and they pay respect to one of the greatest players ever. I was just happy to be a part of it. - @KingJames on last nights #KB20 farewell in #TheLand.

Robinson: Riding off into sunset overrated

Spurs legend David Robinson told Mike and Mike that if older players -- like Peyton Manning -- have the desire to continue their playing careers, they should.

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Mike & Mike debate Melo's playoff future

Mike Golic doesn't believe Carmelo Anthony will ever win another playoff series in a Knicks uniform, but Mike Greenberg disagrees -- especially if Tom Thibodeau is behind the bench.

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Baxter Holmes ESPN Staff Writer 

LeBron James becomes the latest player to receive a pair of autographed shoes from Kobe Bryant after a game during Bryant's farewell tour:

Calvin Watkins ESPN Staff Writer 

Houston's James Harden talks with reporters about his team being broken after the loss to Portland.

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Calvin Watkins ESPN Staff Writer 

Rockets center Dwight Howard gets a little emotional about the negative talk surrounding the Rockets.

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Acy volleyball swats Okafor's shot

If this basketball thing doesn't work out, Quincy Acy might have a future as an Olympic volleyball player.

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Vintage Vinsanity in Brooklyn

The dunk contest is coming up soon, so maybe Vince Carter was feeling nostalgic.

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DeAndre Jordan adds to poster collection

Marcus Smart was the latest opponent to end up on the wrong end of a Lob City classic.

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Leonard clutch, Payton not quite

The Spurs beat the Magic thanks to Kawhi Leonard's jumper with 0.9 seconds left, but nearly let Elfrid Payton tie it up at the buzzer.

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