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Skills of Skiles fit Magic

There may be days Victor Oladipo and Elfrid Payton will despise Scott Skiles and his methods. But the new Magic coach gets results, Michael Wallace writes.

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Dwyane Wade, Pat Riley at crossroads

Will the two Heat mainstays stick together in Miami, or will a superstar on the decline opt out of the $16.1 million left on his deal and bolt?

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James Harden looking for ballhandling help

After setting a playoff record for turnovers in the Rockets' final game, James Harden said he could use some help handling the ball.

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High hoarse: Doc Rivers appreciates homage

Shortly after his team exited the playoffs, Clippers coach Doc Rivers found humor in Jamie Foxx's imitation of him on "The Tonight Show."

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Marc Stein @ESPNSteinLine

Cleveland and Buffalo, meanwhile, had MISL franchises when that was only pro soccer league in the country. Didn't win in that league, either

Marc Stein @ESPNSteinLine

San Diego should be stricken from the list. The Sockers won eight titles in the 14-year history of the original Major Indoor Soccer League

LeBron: Ain't no stopping us, now

When asked what it will take to slow down MVP Stephen Curry in the Finals, LeBron James said, "The same way you slow me down. You can't." Stopping Curry

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Hoiberg to the Windy City?

The Chicago Bulls are quietly confident that Iowa State head coach Fred Hoiberg will accept an offer to become the next head coach of the team, multiple league sources tell Nick Friedell. Story

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Gentry garners 2nd Pelicans interview

Alvin Gentry, the lead assistant for the Warriors and former head coach of the Suns, had a second interview with New Orleans for its vacant head-coaching position, according to multiple reports. Thibodeau's candidacy unclear

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The ups and downs of Scott Skiles

There will be days Victor Oladipo, Elfrid Payton and the rest of the young Magic will despise Skiles and his methods. He tends to grind on players, Michael Wallace writes. But Skiles also gets results. Banking on a turnaround

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Green means Warriors are elite

The numbers don't lie: When Draymond Green is on the court, Golden State is 14 points per 100 possessions better than when he sits.

Sefolosha: Arrest hurt reputation

The Hawks forward, who has blamed police for leg injuries suffered during an April arrest in New York, said that the incident not only ended his season but also brought stress to his entire family: "Every aspect of my life was affected by something like this." Double the damage

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Kevin Arnovitz @kevinarnovitz

In the maturation of any top NBA coach, there was a point when he was really good at some stuff and not so good at other stuff. Then grew.