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Westbrook earns NBA MVP award over Harden, James

Westbrook earns NBA MVP award over Harden, James

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June 26 After a historic season filled with triple-doubles, Oklahoma City point guard Russell Westbrook was selected the NBA's Most Valuable Award on Monday night at the league's first-ever awards show in New York. FULL STORY

Gordon named top sixth man; Brogdon wins ROY

Gordon named top sixth man; Brogdon wins ROY

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June 26 Milwaukee Bucks guard Malcolm Brogdon won NBA Rookie of the Year and Houston Rockets guard Eric Gordon won the Sixth Man of the Year Award Monday night at the first-ever NBA awards show in New York. FULL STORY

Warriors' Green heads NBA All-Defensive First Team

Warriors' Green heads NBA All-Defensive First Team

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June 26 Draymond Green of the reigning champion Golden State Warriors was among the selections for the NBA All-Defensive First Team, the league announced Monday. FULL STORY

NBA Notebook: Griffin, Paul opt out of contracts

NBA Notebook: Griffin, Paul opt out of contracts

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June 23 Power forward Blake Griffin opted out of his contract with the Los Angeles Clippers on Friday and point guard Chris Paul will do the same sometime next week, according to multiple published reports. FULL STORY

Timberwolves acquire All-Star Butler from Bulls

Timberwolves acquire All-Star Butler from Bulls

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June 22 Butler was reportedly dealt from the Chicago Bulls for guards Zach LaVine and Kris Dunn, plus the No. 7 overall pick during Thursday's NBA draft, according to multiple outlets. ESPN reported the No. 16 overall pick FULL STORY

76ers tab Fultz with No. 1 pick of NBA draft

76ers tab Fultz with No. 1 pick of NBA draft

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June 22 Markelle Fultz was once cut from the varsity team in high school and now he is the No. 1 overall pick in the NBA draft. FULL STORY

Bulls' Wade picks up $23.8M option for next season

Bulls' Wade picks up $23.8M option for next season

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June 21 The Chicago native averaged 18.3 points, 4.5 rebounds and 3.8 assists per game in his first season with the Bulls in 2016-17. He played in 60 games and was sidelined late in the season with a fractured elbow. FULL STORY

76ers appear poised to take Fultz at No. 1

76ers appear poised to take Fultz at No. 1

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June 20 It looks like Philadelphia is prepared to take Washington guard Markelle Fultz at No. 1. Paired with Simmons, the Sixers seem to have a rising backcourt for the next 10-to-12 years. FULL STORY

NBA Notebook: Lakers acquire Lopez from Nets

NBA Notebook: Lakers acquire Lopez from Nets

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June 20 The Lakers have reached an agreement to trade point guard D'Angelo Russell and center Timofey Mozgov to the Brooklyn Nets in exchange for center Brook Lopez and the 27th selection in this year's draft, FULL STORY

Pacers reportedly talking with Lakers about George

Pacers reportedly talking with Lakers about George

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June 20 The Indiana Pacers and Los Angeles Lakers have begun discussing the possibilities of a Paul George trade, according to multiple reports. FULL STORY