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The massive risks and rewards behind this Anthony Davis trade

After a monthslong trade demand, Anthony Davis is on his way to Los Angeles, and the Lakers finally got their man. But at what cost?

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Breaking down the AD trade

How the Anthony Davis trade changes the next NBA title chase

The Lakers have acquired Anthony Davis from the Pelicans. Who won the deal, and what does it mean?

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Anthony Davis trade grades: Who wins this blockbuster deal?

Are the Lakers real contenders now? Kevin Pelton grades the move.

crazy offseason

Social media reacts to AD trade: 'NBA is a 365 operation'

The deal that sends Anthony Davis to the Lakers was described as "the first domino" to fall in what's expected to be a crazy offseason.

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LaVar: Lakers will never win another championship


Shelburne: Lakers may regret trade for AD

Ramona Shelburne says the Lakers may regret the trade for Anthony Davis, but with uncertainty on how long they will have LeBron James for they had to go for it.


What else can the Lakers do in free agency?


Woj: 'Lakers are a legitimate contender'

Adrian Wojnarowski breaks down what the Lakers had to give up to acquire Anthony Davis while the Pelicans begin their rebuild.


Nichols: Davis trade 'good deal for both' Lakers, Pelicans


NBA draft

June 20

NBA mock draft: Anthony Davis trade fallout, latest intel

Following the combine, withdrawal deadline and private workouts, here's our latest mock draft intel.

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NBA draft debate: Who are the best prospects after the top three?

There's little consensus after Zion Williamson, Ja Morant and RJ Barrett. Our draft experts help sort things out.

NBA invites 20 prospects to 2019 draft green room

These prospects are projected by NBA teams as likely first-rounders.

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Dads of the NBA


VanVleet a new man after birth of son



SC Featured: Porter Jr. honoring his dad while making his own history


It's a safe bet

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According ESPN's NBA Draft Projections, these 2019 prospects will see the floor often, no matter which team takes them

Klay tears ACL

Decimated Warriors already on to 'unfinished business'

The Warriors' dynasty had to end one day, and a Game 6 loss and catastrophic injuries to two of their biggest stars have all eyes already focused on next season.

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Myers: I'll never forget Klay shooting those FTs


Klay Thompson's injury will force the Warriors to rethink next season

With two injured superstars who can leave as free agents, what will the Warriors do now?

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