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Six things to watch for in Kevin Durant's Oakland sneak preview

With Kevin Durant set to debut at Oracle Arena for a Team USA exhibition, here are the kinds of treats Golden State fans should expect once KD hits the court in a Warriors jersey.

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Why did Lue's deal take so long to get done? (1:26)
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Jordan not the same person who refused to take a stand in his 20s (1:45)
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Carmelo: MJ's timing was perfect (0:36)
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Blackistone on Jordan: Why not give BLM money? (1:41)
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How McCollum earned his four-year/$106 million extension (1:29)
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Collins: Came out to Clintons before SI article

NBA pioneer Jason Collins said Monday at the Democratic National Convention that he came out to the Clinton family before going public and that he is "forever grateful for their words of wisdom."

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Durant's return to Oracle Arena marked by hindsight (2:08)
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NBA's best poster dunks (1:27)
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Drummond gets put on a poster twice (0:34)
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USA basketball using practice to build chemistry (1:54)
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Cousins focused on bringing home a gold medal (1:17)
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Durant takes court with new teammates (1:59)
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NBA within its right to pull ASG from Charlotte (1:08)
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George puts injury behind him in Team USA's win (1:08)
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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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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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Carmelo organizes conversation on social issues (0:55)
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Charles Barkley is a fan of McDonald's breakfast (0:46)

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Marc Stein ESPN Senior Writer 

Philly, Brooklyn, Denver, Minnesota, Phoenix and Utah have at least $10 million in cap space. Waiters wound up settling for Miami's $2.9 mil

Marc Stein ESPN Senior Writer 

Rough July for Dion Waiters. Until OKC's deal with Alex Abrines, its $6.9M qualifying offer to Waiters was on the table for two-plus weeks.

Ian Begley ESPN Staff Writer 

In a Twitter poll, big man Larry Sanders included the Knicks in a list of teams he asked users to choose from, asking the question, "Which team do you believe will utilize my skills the best???" The Knicks, according to a league source, are not among the teams who have expressed interest in Sanders at this point.

Jordan: 'I can no longer stay silent'

"We can foster greater understanding, positive change and create a more peaceful world for ourselves, our children, our families and our communities." Michael Jordan speaks out

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NBA's best poster dunks

Andre Drummond got posterized twice in the Drew League, but he isn't the only NBA player to be on the wrong side of a poster.

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How will the East play out in 2016-17?

Will the Celtics threaten to dethrone the champion Cavaliers, or will LeBron & Co. continue their reign? Summer Forecast

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Oklahoma is indeed one of 30 states in which Kevin Durant's Warriors jersey is the best selling NBA jersey this month at Fanatics.

Carmelo: MJ's 'timing was perfect'

Carmelo Anthony calls Michael Jordan's contributions of a million dollars each to two organizations "very big on his behalf."

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Darren Rovell ESPN Senior Writer 

Kevin Durant's Warriors jersey is the best selling NBA jersey in July based on sales by online retailer Fanatics.

Mike Mazzeo ESPN Staff Writer 

Nets C Brook Lopez on vacation. Worth a watch for pure comedy.

Lue's new deal puts him in good company

Tyronn Lue's five-year, $35 million contract extension puts him into a class with other NBA coaches who have won a title.

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