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What Are the Nets Going to Do With D'Angelo Russell?
Brooklyn's winning streak has aligned with the best basketball of Russell's career, but what does it mean for his future with the team?
The Brooklyn Nets Have Nothing to Lose—And They're Playing Like It
If Philadelphia has The Process and Phoenix has The Timeline, what does Brooklyn have? "The Grit," says rookie Jarrett Allen
The Five Bleakest 'NBA Jam' Pairings in the NBA Circa Now
In 1993, an arcade classic turned two-on-two basketball into a goofy, psychedelic dunkfest. In a 2017 reboot, you would still have to include the Orlando Magic, sadly.
Julius Randle and the Baby Lakers Grow Up
For much of their history, the Lakers have been a quick-fix franchise. This group is different, at least for now. Julius Randle, as a player, doesn’t seem to fit in the modern NBA but has found a way to succeed anyway.
Are the Lakers Finally Worth Watching?
They aren't a good basketball team, but with Luke Walton on the bench and young talent on the floor, they may at least give fans some reason for hope.
Jordan Clarkson, The Overlooked Laker, Is Ready To Be Seen
An afternoon with Los Angeles' least-recognized young building block.
The First Ben Simmons/Brandon Ingram Match-Up Was More Preview Than Main Event
When the top two picks of the NBA Draft—and a pair of potential franchise saviors—squared off in the NBA Summer League, the fun was mostly about what's to come.
Sturdiness, Loneliness, and Just Enough Magic: D'Angelo Russell Deconstructed
It's hard to remember a rookie season more fraught or steeped in bad vibes than D'Angelo Russell's. Which is a shame, because there's a potential superstar in here.
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Performance, Anxiety, and the Brocial Compact: David Roth's Weak in Review
It was pretty dumb of D'Angelo Russell to secretly record Nick Young's love-in-the-club confessions. Everything that's come after has somehow been even dumber.
Sporting Kansas City Trolls Klinsmann, D'Angelo Russell, and Maybe Kobe on "Jersey Friday"
Solid burns, all around.
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Kobe Bryant is the Yoda to D'Angelo Russell's Luke
Kobe has some words of wisdom for D'Angelo Russell, courtesy of Yoda.
D'Angelo Russell Says Nick Young Vid Went Public Because He Was Hacked
Just end the season for the Lakers already.