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Ricky Rubio ready to mentor Kris Dunn in Minnesota

When Tom Thibodeau and Scott Layden were hired to take over the Minnesota Timberwolves, the expectation within in the organization and around the NBA was that they were coming in to make significant changes to a franchise with the longest-running playoff drought in the league.

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Moving NBA All-Star Game was a business decision, commissioner says

NBA Commissioner Adam Silver said Friday that moving the 2017 All-Star Game from Charlotte was a difficult decision but one that was ultimately driven by business. He also said he personally wasn't in favor of having it in North Carolina in 2017 because of House Bill 2, which the league has said it finds discriminatory against the LGBT community.

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Lakers plan to sign Yi Jianlian

The Los Angeles Lakers and Chinese star Yi Jianlian are in the final stages of completing a deal for the forward to return to the NBA, said league officials who were not authorized to speak publicly about the contract.

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Kobe Bryant's record-breaking NBA career

After 20 years with the Los Angeles Lakers, Kobe Bryant played his final game on April 13, 2016, scoring an incredible 60 points against the Utah Jazz. Former opponents and the Mamba himself are reflecting on his NBA accomplishments.
Cristina Rayas The Sacramento Bee and McClatchy
Kobe Bryant's record-breaking NBA career 2:33

Kobe Bryant's record-breaking NBA career

Sacramento fans say farewell to Kobe Bryant 3:43

Sacramento fans say farewell to Kobe Bryant

Watch Warriors star Stephen Curry's warmup 0:36

Watch Warriors star Stephen Curry's warmup

Quincy Pondexter basketball camp 2:01

Quincy Pondexter basketball camp