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Why the NBA is the greatest reality show in sports

The infighting! The players-only meetings! The soup-throwing! The NBA is nothing if not dramatic. So what happens when the league's biggest star joins a reality-show cast in the city that drama built?

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Inside the rise and new challenges of LeBron's offensive powers

Kirk Goldsberry goes inside LeBron's journey to offensive greatness and what it means for this new test with the Lakers.

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From boos to MVP chants

Jimmy Butler's home debut

Butler turns boos to cheers quickly in Minnesota

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Butler on boos: 'It really makes me smile'

Jimmy Butler says that he "loves" when fans boo him as long as the Wolves are winning and expects fans to switch to cheers eventually.

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Thibs on fans' attitude toward Butler: 'It's the NBA'

Coach Tom Thibodeau says there's an appreciation for hard work, so he's not surprised fans switched from boos to cheers for Jimmy Butler.

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Butler boos back at the Minnesota crowd

After being booed by the Timberwolves fans, Jimmy Butler boos right back after feeding Taj Gibson for a dunk.

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Butler gets 'M-V-P' chants

While at the line, Jimmy Butler gets "M-V-P" chants from the Minnesota crowd.

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Embiid, Simmons and Fultz: Can this trio lead the post-Process Sixers?

With an unproven point guard, inexperienced GM and two completely different young superstars, how will the post-Process Sixers repay the trust?

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Fultz hits first career 3, crowd erupts

Markelle Fultz steps up and knocks down his first 3-pointer of his career, putting the Philadelphia crowd on its feet.

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Embiid throws down 30-point double-double

Joel Embiid drops a double-double of 30 points and 12 rebounds, adding 4 blocks as the 76ers cruise past the Bulls.

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Simmons records triple-double

Ben Simmons had himself a night, scoring 12 points, collecting 13 rebounds and dishing out 11 assists to fuel the 76ers past the Bulls.

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Redick connects for 4-point play

J.J. Redick comes off a screen and knocks down a triple while getting fouled to set up a 4-point play.

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Every team's Vegas odds to make/miss the 2018 NBA playoffs

Will the Warriors make the playoffs? You'll have to lay $20,000 to win $100. Here are the playoff odds for all 30 NBA teams.

NBA betting opus: Everything you need to know

From the biggest bets to which teams the sharps like, here is what you need to know from a betting perspective entering the NBA season.

Every NBA team's 2018-19 over/under

The Los Angeles Lakers have a season win total of 48 games at the Westgate Las Vegas SuperBook. Here are the over/unders for all 30 teams.

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