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Summer Forecast: First-time All-Stars?

Who might make the All-Star squad for the first time in 2015-16? Our ESPN Forecast panel unveils the most likely candidates.

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Twitter beef between Green and Whiteside signals changing NBA (5:05)
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Russell starstruck of Kobe? (1:24)
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Ford: Simmons to Sixers in 2016 Mock 1.0

Philly uses its two projected top-four picks to grab Ben Simmons and Jamal Murray in Chad Ford's first 2016 mock draft.

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Did LeBron have enough help to win Finals? (3:08)
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Andre Iguodala, hometown hero (1:39)
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Van Gundy: Duncan would make great NBA coach (1:04)
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John Wall - Backpacks for back home (1:18)
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Uni Watch: Which cities' teams look marvelous?

Of the 20 cities with three or more major pro sports teams, which has the best-dressed batch? Uni Watch crunches the numbers to determine the best-looking sports cities. No. 1 on the list might leave you thinking, "How do you like them apples?"

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Civil lawsuit filed against Derrick Rose

ESPN legal analyst Lester Munson breaks down whether a civil lawsuit against Rose could evolve into criminal charges. Says Munson: "If any portion of this is true, it's very serious for Rose."

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Kobe, Shaq regret feud

Until now, the two never publicly discussed their beef. Bryant appeared on "The Big Podcast With Shaq" set for a Monday release, but ESPN Radio's "Mason and Ireland" played an excerpt Wednesday morning. Feud revealed

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Russell starstruck of Kobe?

D'Angelo Russell has been hesitant to contact Kobe Bryant during the offseason. Michael Smith thinks that's the wrong approach: "If I were D'Angelo Russell, I'd be offering to babysit his and Vanessa's kids."

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Summer Forecast: First-time All-Stars?

Who will make the All-Star squad for the first time in their NBA career? Our ESPN Forecast panel unveils their top 10 as the day progresses. Players 6-10

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No Bad Blood here

Russell Westbrook jammed out to "We Are Never Ever Getting Back Together" at a Taylor Swift concert. The OKC star has voiced his love for the starlet's music before, posting a video on Instagram singing to her new song. Watch

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Woman files lawsuit against Derrick Rose

A lawyer for Rose said a lawsuit filed recently accusing Rose of sexual misconduct is "outrageous" and "we have complete confidence that the case will be dismissed." The suit was filed by an unidentified woman who said she dated Rose from 2011 to 2013. (via TMZ Sports) Story

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A mock draft in August?

Yeah, it's way too early but ESPN's Chad Ford offers his first mock draft for the 2016 class and LSU’s Ben Simmons goes No. 1 to the 76ers. Mock Draft 1.0

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Westbrook shows Taylor Swift-loving side

But SportsNation asked, will the lip-syncing video make him less intimidating on the court? Max Kellerman said no: "On the court, he's going to be the same maniac he's always been."

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Keeping up with James Harden

James Harden turned 26 on Wednesday, and he celebrated in style on a yacht with Kanye West and the rest of the Kardashian-Jenner family. The Beard on a boat

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Kobe, Shaq regret feud

The beef is now thing of the past but the two never publicly discussed it until now. Bryant appeared on "The Big Podcast With Shaq" set to be released next Monday, but an excerpt was played Wednesday morning on the "Mason and Ireland" show on ESPN Radio. Feud revealed

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NO BAD BLOOD HERE

Russell Westbrook jammed out to "We Are Never Ever Getting Back Together" at a Taylor Swift concert in LA. The OKC Thunder star has voiced his appreciation for the starlet's music once before, by posting a video singing to her new single on Instagram. Watch

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Boston Celtics @celtics

Happy Birthday to #Celtics Legend and 10x @NBA Champion (8x as player, 2x as head coach) Tommy Heinsohn!