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David Griffin: Zion Williamson Not Wanting to Join Pelicans Is ‘False Narrative’

Nuccio DiNuzzo/Associated Press David Griffin denied the New Orleans Pelicans face an imminent threat of Zion Williamson refusing to join the team were he to be the No. 1 pick in the 2019 NBA draft. “I’m certain that’s a false narrative,” said Griffin, the Pelicans’ executive vice president of basketball operations, per Jim Eichenhofer of the team’s official site. He

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NBA Mock Draft 2019: 1st-Round Projections and Predictions for Fringe Prospects

Tennessee’s Admiral SchofieldJohn Minchillo/Associated Press The Golden State Warriors finished off the Portland Trail Blazers on Monday night, meaning just three teams remain in contention for the Larry O’Brien Championship Trophy. The other 27 teams turn their focus to the offseason and the 2019 NBA draft. Unfortunately for many of those teams, this appears to be a top-heavy draft. After

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The Moment I Knew: Metta World Peace on Changing His Name

McCollum and the Blazers Snapped Postseason Losing Streak for “Jennifer” Stars Invest in Plant-Based Food as Vegetarianism Sweeps NBA The NBA Got Some Wild Techs This Season Jarrett Allen Is One of the NBA’s Hottest Rim Protectors Wade’s Jersey Swaps Created Epic Moments This Season Westbrook Makes History While Honoring Nipsey Hussle Devin Booker Makes History with Scoring Tear 29

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Report: Lillard expected to receive supermax extension from Blazers

The Portland Trail Blazers reached their first Western Conference final in 19 seasons thanks in large part to the play of guard Damian Lillard. Although the Blazers were swept out of that series last night, the franchise is apparently set to reward Lillard this summer. Lillard and Portland are expected to come to terms on a supermax deal this summer,

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Allan Houston, Doug Christie to Play in BET Experience Celebrity Basketball Game

Leon Bennett/Getty Images BET unveiled Tuesday the full roster for the 2019 BET Experience at L.A. Live Celebrity 3-on-3 Basketball Game, a lineup that includes former NBA veterans Allan Houston and Doug Christie. The event will get underway June 22 in Los Angeles at L.A. Live. Here’s a look at the stars taking part in the tournament:         

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Report: Damian Lillard, Blazers ‘Expected’ to Agree to 4-Year, $191M Contract

David Zalubowski/Associated Press All-Star point guard Damian Lillard is expected to sign a four-year, $191 million supermax extension with the Portland Trail Blazers this summer, according to Yahoo Sports’ Chris Haynes. As Haynes noted, Lillard would be eligible for the supermax if he is named to one of the three All-NBA teams.                

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