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MJ backboard, Mantle card sold at auction

The backboard, hoop, net and stand that was the recipient of Michael Jordan's last shot with the Chicago Bulls sold for $41,825 by Heritage Auctions at the National Sports Collectors Convention.

Bird: Jordan would kill me in one-on-one right now (4:28)
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Pau Gasol named 'Global Impact Player'

Pau Gasol, of Spain, was named "Global Impact Player" at the NBPA and BET Players' Awards. Gasol, a 14-year NBA vet, has represented Spain three times in the Olympic Games.


Best of M&M: Peter King, Art Briles

Greeny and Golic weigh in on who would have the strongest all-time lineup for an NBA franchise. Plus, Peter King on Tom Brady's Deflategate appeal timetable and Art Briles on the CFP and Baylor in 2015.

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All-time Lakers better than all-time Bulls? (5:31)

First Take: Steve Spurrier, Jim McElwain

Skip Bayless and Stephen A. Smith debate which team would win between the all-time Bulls and Lakers and Jordan Spieth's future dominance. Plus, Steve Spurrier and Jim McElwain join the show.

Coaching Change Was Biggest Move

The Bulls big shakeup this offseason came when they replaced Tom Thibodeau with Fred Hoiberg. By taking care of their own in free agency, the Bulls earned a B+ from Kevin Pelton. Eastern Conference grades (Insider)

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Shaq destroys Pippen on Instagram

Shaq posted a Lakers vs. Bulls debate on Instagram and sparked an epic social media battle with Scottie Pippen. The Big Aristotle reminded Pippen that he's not Michael Jordan, and the Bulls legend responded: "If only you were as good at free throws as you are talking smack!" Follow the feud

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All-NBA Vegas league first team

  • Spurs' Kyle Anderson (MVP)
  • Pelicans' Seth Curry
  • Bulls' Doug McDermott
  • Raptors' Norman Powell
  • Suns' T.J. Warren

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What happens in Vegas ... doesn't happen?

Bulls rookie Bobby Portis is averaging 14.5 PPG and 8.7 RPG in Las Vegas Summer League action. But off the court, he's been more limited. When a fan asked on Twitter how he was doing at the tables, Portis responded: "Not old enough to gamble. Only 20 years old."

2014-15 Team Stats

Points Per Game100.815th
Rebounds Per Game45.73rd
Assists Per Game21.714th
Points Allowed97.89th

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