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  1. Silver memo: Hire more women, improve workplace conditionsRead the original story

    6 min ago | The Brownsville Herald

    NBA Commissioner Adam Silver wants all teams to hire more women, especially in leadership and supervisory positions, and is urging them to take some of the mandates that the Dallas Mavericks must now adhere to as an impetus to improve working conditions within their own organizations. Silver, in a memo sent to all teams Friday and obtained by The Associated Press, also asked teams to thoroughly review the report that was released earlier this week about the Mavericks.

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  2. Lakers Announce 1st-Ever LGBTQ Pride NightRead the original story

    17 min ago | BleacherReport

    The Los Angeles Lakers announced on Friday they will host their first-ever "Pride Night" during a preseason game against the Sacramento Kings at the Staples Center on Oct. 4. will celebrate diversity, inclusion and unity by hosting members and supporters from the LGBTQ community" while offering fans a free Pride shirt. Among those expected to be in attendance are former NBA referee Violet Palmer and former NBA player Jason Collins .

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  3. Report: Jimmy Butler May Not Report to Timberwolves Training Camp Without TradeRead the original story

    18 min ago | BleacherReport

    Butler requested a trade following a meeting with head coach and team president Tom Thibodeau in Los Angeles on Tuesday. has become fully engaged in the decision-making process on a potential Butler trade and is far more open to the idea of orchestrating a deal than president of basketball operations Tom Thibodeau and GM Scott Layden."

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  4. Silver memo: Hire more women, improve workplace conditionsRead the original story

    34 min ago | Valley Morning Star

    NBA Commissioner Adam Silver wants all teams to hire more women, especially in leadership and supervisory positions, and is urging them to take some of the mandates that the Dallas Mavericks must now adhere to as an impetus to improve working conditions within their own organizations.

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  5. Lakers to host first Pride Night on Oct. 4 vs. SacramentoRead the original story w/Photo

    35 min ago | The Press-Enterprise

    Fans gather outside the Staples Center for KobeLand in Los Angeles, Monday, Dec. 18, 2017. The franchise will host Pride Night on Oct. 4, in a preseason game against the Sacramento Kings.

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  6. Toronto Raptors officially sign centre Eric MorelandRead the original story w/Photo

    47 min ago | SooToday

    Moreland, a six-foot-10, 238-pound, Houston native, owns career averages of 2.0 points, 3.7 rebounds and 11.0 minutes in 78 NBA games with Sacramento and Detroit. He averaged 2.1 points, 4.1 rebounds and 12.0 minutes in 67 games with the Pistons last season.

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  7. NBA Board approves rules changesRead the original story w/Photo

    49 min ago | Reuters

    FILE PHOTO: Apr 21, 2018; Salt Lake City, UT, USA; Utah Jazz center Rudy Gobert grabs an offensive rebound during the third quarter against the Oklahoma City Thunder in game three of the first round of the 2018 NBA Playoffs at Vivint Smart Home Arena. Mandatory Credit: Chris Nicoll-USA TODAY Sports/File Photo Beginning with the 2018 NBA pre season, the shot clock will reset to 14 seconds in offensive rebounding situations, as opposed to 24; the clear path foul rule will be simplified; and the definition of a "hostile act" will be expanded for purposes of triggering instant replay review.

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  8. Why Olshey will not trade CJ for ButlerRead the original story w/Photo

    56 min ago | Blazers Edge

    To begin with, this is not about which of the two are better, or more valuable. This is about people.

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  9. 76ers set to turn promising season into must-see TVRead the original story w/Photo

    1 hr ago | Greenwich Citizen

    Philadelphia 76ers' Ben Simmons, of Australia, poses for a photograph during media day at the NBA basketball team's practice facility, Friday, Sept. 21, 2018, in Camden.

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  10. Report: Wolves turning away Butler offers2018-09-21T18:08:01Read the original story w/Photo

    1 hr ago | NBA.com

    Since four-time All-Star Jimmy Butler requested a trade from the Minnesota Timberwolves earlier in the week, teams have been calling the Wolves to inquire about a deal. But according to ESPN , the Wolves are rebuffing any offers and that team owner Glen Taylor will be involved in any discussions about a trade.

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  11. Silver's memo to teams: Hire more women2018-09-21T18:59:19Read the original story w/Photo

    1 hr ago | NBA.com

    NBA Commissioner Adam Silver wants all teams to hire more women, especially in leadership and supervisory positions, and is urging them to take some of the mandates that the Dallas Mavericks must now adhere to as an impetus to improve working conditions within their own organizations. Silver, in a memo sent to all teams Friday and obtained by The Associated Press , also asked teams to thoroughly review the report that was released earlier this week about the Mavericks .

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  12. Carlisle: Dirk 'likely' to come off bench2018-09-21T18:26:49Read the original story w/Photo

    1 hr ago | NBA.com

    Mavericks coach Rick Carlisle revealed during the team's media day that the future Hall of Famer will come off of the bench this season. Carlisle also revealed Nowitzki will be limited in training camp after surgery on his ankle.

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  13. Silver to NBA teams: Hire, promote, protect womenRead the original story w/Photo

    1 hr ago | Reuters

    NBA commissioner Adam Silver issued a memo to all 30 teams on Friday urging them to hire, promote and protect women in the workplace. FILE PHOTO: Britain Basketball - Denver Nuggets v Indiana Pacers - NBA Global Games London 2017 - The 02 Arena, London, England - 12/1/17 NBA Commissioner Adam Silver during the press conference ahead of the game Reuters / Matthew Childs Livepic/File Photo The memo comes one day after the findings of an investigation into sexual harassment and workplace misconduct with the Dallas Mavericks.

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  14. Timberwolves power struggle could decide Jimmy Butler's fateRead the original story w/Photo

    1 hr ago | New York Post

    According to ESPN.com, the Timberwolves are telling interested teams Bulter is an elite player they do not plan on trading. Butler requested a trade from the team Wednesday, telling team president and coach Tom Thibodeau that he was only willing to sign an extension with the Clippers, Knicks and Nets, with Los Angeles being his top choice.

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  15. Lakers hope this Lonzo Ball fix is enoughRead the original story w/Photo

    1 hr ago | New York Post

    Adding LeBron James was big, but the Lakers are hoping another of their marquee stars takes a giant leap forward in the coming season. Lonzo Ball, the controversial second-year guard, has been working on his shot mechanics and is set for a "breakout season," according to team president Magic Johnson.

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  16. The Philadelphia 76ers' most underrated player coming into the 2018-19 seasonRead the original story

    1 hr ago | The Sixer Sense

    The Philadelphia 76ers are loaded with a ton of talent. While a lot of players are widely known in terms of talent, who should be considered the most underrated player entering this upcoming season? The Philadelphia 76ers are loaded with young talent on the roster; ranging from Markelle Fultz , Joel Embiid , Ben Simmons , and Dario Saric .

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  17. Knicks' dream pairing take their first small steps togetherRead the original story w/Photo

    1 hr ago | New York Post

    The first meeting between Kevin Knox and Kristaps Porzingis came Wednesday at the Tarrytown facility. The franchise's bedrocks haven't sat for a meaningful talk yet, but Knox was impressed.

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  18. Lonzo Balla s cleaned-up shot draws approval from Lakers brassRead the original story w/Photo

    1 hr ago | The Press-Enterprise

    What can Lonzo Ball do to improve his shot? If you asked 10 different people, you're likely to get 10 different answers. But it seems Ball went in search of his own answers to that question after shooting just 36 percent from the field last year, one of the worst guard efficiencies in the league.

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  19. Jimmy Butler trade rumors 2018: Minnesota Timberwolves rebuffing...Read the original story w/Photo

    1 hr ago | MassLive.com

    In the wake of Jimmy Butler's trade request from the Minnesota Timberwolves earlier this week, the Timberwolves are reportedly telling teams they don't plan to trade the disgruntled star according to ESPN's Adrian Wojnarowski . Per Wojnarowski, Butler prefers the Los Angeles Clippers, Brooklyn Nets and New York Knicks as potential destinations.

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  20. NBA Media Day 2018: How to watch, live...Read the original story w/Photo

    1 hr ago | CBS Sports

    We are nearing the end of September, which means NBA training camp and preseason games are right around the corner, and before we know it, opening night will be here. But before we can get to any of the on-court action, the first item on the back-to-basketball agenda is team media day.

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