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Ira Winderman: In NBA, players' power proving absolute

The snark during recent seasons had been of LeBron James doubling as general manager, be it the additions he insisted upon during his Miami Heat tenure (Mike Miller, Ray Allen) or those he helped orchestrate with the Cleveland Cavaliers (Andrew Wiggins for Kevin Love, acquiring J.R. Smith, the above-market deal for Tristan Thompson).

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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