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Where should Kevin Durant go to win a title?

At least six teams will try to get Kevin Durant to join their title chase. Which teams can make the best case? Kevin Pelton has the answers.

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1 Big Thing: Durant likely to pass on the Wizards (2:34)
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How are cap figures affecting Durant's suitors? (2:26)
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DeAndre Jordan inspired by Von Miller (0:30)
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Greeny: If LeBron acted like a Messi or Ronaldo, we'd destroy him (1:28)
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Top 5 prospects for stellar 2017 NBA draft

Who are the best NBA prospects in the 2017 draft class? Chad Ford gives his top five and previews the big storylines to watch for next year.

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Durant's free agency decision all about timing (2:13)
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Rose to Chicago: 'Thank you' for trading me (0:18)
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Chad Ford's Top 100 NBA Draft prospects

The names at the top have been set in stone for a while now, but where does everyone else slot in? Our resident guru ranks the top 100 prospects for the 2016 NBA Draft.

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ICYMI: The Grizzlies really want to keep Mike Conley, and Justin Timberlake is helping them out. es.pn/28WSH4B

Ian Begley ESPN Staff Writer 

One of Kristaps Porzingis' highlights from a scrimmage during his KP6 camp in Latvia.

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Mike Mazzeo ESPN Staff Writer 

Nets selling Brooklyn native Isaiah Whitehead jerseys at their team store in Coney Island

Chris Forsberg ESPN Staff Writer 

Will Marcus Smart join Isaiah Thomas in Kevin Durant recruitment? Smart jokes: "If I get his number."

Chris Forsberg ESPN Staff Writer 

Marcus Smart on Boston's lack of a draft night trade: "We trust Danny [Ainge] and we believe in Danny. And we know Danny made the right decision. We stand behind him 100 percent."

Chris Forsberg ESPN Staff Writer 

Celtics guard Marcus Smart talks about the Celtics getting to meet with Kevin Durant.

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The NBA's best 3-and-D free agents

Kevin Arnovitz identifies four NBA free agents who are effective 3-point shooters as well as lockdown defenders.

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Six teams for Durant to consider

Who will give Kevin Durant the best chance to win a title? What about multiple titles? Kevin Pelton breaks it down. Insider

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Marc Stein ESPN Senior Writer 

Story going online now: Atlanta has Kevin Durant aspirations, too, while ESPN sources say the Hawks are also weighing a run at Dwight Howard

Mike Mazzeo ESPN Staff Writer 

On the Zika Virus, a USA basketball spokesperson says: "Our men's and women's national team programs have had ongoing meetings with players and their agents that address education and prevention. We are working closely with the CDC and the USOC to provide our team members, their families and agents with the most up to date information, facts and preventative measures available."