Because not everyone operates on the same timeline

Because not everyone operates on the same timeline
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ealistic Championship Windows for the NBA's 10 Worst Teams from 2019-20

Even the NBA's worst bottom-feeders are plotting their paths to the top

Jaylen Brown has long been preparing for NBA Finals

Jaylen Brown has long been preparing for NBA Finals
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The Celtics' Jaylen Brown is a player for this moment

The fourth-year wing is helping the Celtics get back to the NBA Finals for the first time in a decade

LeBron sets the record with his 16th All-NBA team selection

LeBron sets the record with his 16th All-NBA team selection

LeBron leads the way with his record 16th selection

LeBron leads the way with his record 16th selection
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LeBron James, Giannis, Anthony Davis Headline 2019-20 All-NBA Team Selections

The three All-NBA teams were announced Wednesday, led by Los Angeles Lakers stars LeBron James and Anthony Davis on the first team

Can't argue with this All-NBA team 🔥

Only 13 teams have clawed out of a 3-1 deficit in 257 instances in NBA history

Only 13 teams have clawed out of a 3-1 deficit in 257 instances in NBA history
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Ranking the Worst NBA Playoff Collapses of All Time

There's a reason the Denver Nuggets' playoff victories over the Los Angeles Clippers and Utah Jazz have garnered such attention

It was history repeating for Doc Rivers

It was history repeating for Doc Rivers
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Doc Rivers’ history of playoff collapses, explained

For the third time in his head coaching career, Rivers’ team blew a 3-1 lead in the NBA playoffs

What now for the beleaguered Clippers?

What now for the beleaguered Clippers?
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The Clippers’ Collapse Is Only the Beginning of Their Problems

Los Angeles mortgaged its future to land Kawhi and win a title now. After blowing a 3-1 lead to Denver, the Clippers’ present looks as bleak as what lies ahead

Kawhi thought he had the LeBron playbook down

Kawhi thought he had the LeBron playbook down
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Kawhi Just Learned a Lesson That LeBron Learned Long Ago

The Clippers star followed the script of the Lakers star last summer to build the team he wanted. But the Clippers’ collapse against the Nuggets showed why LeBron doesn’t stop utilising his influence once the contract is signed

The bar is high for the NBA's projected top picks

The bar is high for the NBA's projected top picks
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2020 NBA Draft's Biggest Boom-or-Bust Prospects

Boom-or-bust NBA draft prospects have perceived high ceilings and low floors

LeBron continues to build his legacy

LeBron continues to build his legacy
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LeBron James relishes ‘responsibility’ of leading Lakers to championship

The Lakers are moving onto the Western Conference Finals, where LeBron James will hope to continue building his legacy with the purple and gold

Marcus Smart is coming up big for the Celtics

Marcus Smart is coming up big for the Celtics
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Marcus Smart is a secret star for the Boston Celtics

There are few players you’d rather have on your side for a Game 7 than Marcus Smart

The Raptors aren't concerned with what's 'supposed' to happen

The Raptors aren't concerned with what's 'supposed' to happen
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Toronto Raptors Are Writing Their Own Story to Keep Title Defense Alive

The Toronto Raptors shouldn't be here, tied up at three games apiece with the Boston Celtics and headed to Game 7 of the Eastern Conference semifinals

Tanking was never an option for Riley and the Heat

Tanking was never an option for Riley and the Heat
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How Pat Riley took the Heat from the lottery to the conference finals

Riley’s shrewd moves included signing Duncan Robinson and trading for Jae Crowder

Meet Rockets rookie guard Chris Clemons

Meet Rockets rookie guard Chris Clemons
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Role-Playing LeBron: Inside the Strange World of NBA's Superstar Stand-Ins

There's no way to replicate the experience of playing against LeBron James in the playoffs

Will OKC shift toward a younger generation?

Will OKC shift toward a younger generation?
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If the Thunder Blow It Up, Where Does Chris Paul Go?

Three potential trade destinations stand out for the veteran point guard

The Bucks and Giannis need to tune out for now

The Bucks and Giannis need to tune out for now
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Should the Bucks Trade Giannis Antetokounmpo? There's Really Only One Option

There will be trade offers. There will be armchair trade proposals all over social media.

Giannis isn't ready to move on just yet

Giannis isn't ready to move on just yet

Can the Bucks build a team fit for an MVP?

Can the Bucks build a team fit for an MVP?
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Can the Milwaukee Bucks Build a Team Fit for Giannis Antetokounmpo?

The Clippers, Warriors, Raptors, and others are all lining up for the Giannis sweepstakes. But Milwaukee may have enough options to convince its superstar to stay, whether it’s a Chris Paul trade or something else

The 18-season NBA Hall of Famer has paid his dues

The 18-season NBA Hall of Famer has paid his dues
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Nets' Nash: Got to 'skip the line' due to career

Steve Nash, whose hire by the Nets has been met with criticism, said he got to "skip the line" as a first-time head coach largely because of his Hall of Fame playing career.

Homesickness might be creeping in at the Raptors

Homesickness might be creeping in at the Raptors
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The Toronto Raptors Are So Far Away From Their Next Home Game

The Raptors captivated Canada during the team’s improbable title run. But the prospects of playing in front of their home crowd within the next year are bleaker than every other team in the NBA’s bubble

The Bucks failed Giannis, not the other way around

The Bucks failed Giannis, not the other way around
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The Bucks’ loss in the 2020 NBA Playoffs is a total organisational failure

The Bucks were outclassed by the Heat in every way

Can Steve Nash buck the trend and become a great coach at the Nets?

Steve Nash hoping to be the exception
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Steve Nash hoping to be the exception

After surprisingly being appointed the Brooklyn Nets head coach, Hall of Fame point guard Steve Nash is aiming to be one of the few greats to excel on the sideline as well.

The young prospects filling important roles at San Antonio

The young prospects filling important roles at San Antonio
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The Spurs’ youth movement extends to the sidelines

The Spurs have collected young, untested assistant coaches around Gregg Popovich and Chip Engelland. Will that model survive an offseason in which a lot of experienced candidates could be available?

The NBA FAs that need a change of scenery

The NBA FAs that need a change of scenery
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NBA Free Agents Who Would Be Foolish to Stay Put

For every NBA free agent that would be better off re-signing with their own teams, there's another that needs a change of scenery

Can LeBron add to the list with the Lakers?

Can LeBron add to the list with the Lakers?
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Ranking the Best Playoff Moments of LeBron James' NBA Career

No matter if LeBron James wins an NBA title with the Los Angeles Lakers, the future Hall of Famer has a career loaded with accomplishments in the playoffs

Playmaking with the Big Boys

Playmaking with the Big Boys
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The Key to Playoff Basketball May Be the Playmaking Big

A center with a 3-point shot can take any offense to a higher level. But the key to winning big in the postseason may be bigs who can beat you with the pass.

What does the Nash bombshell mean for KD and Kyrie?

What does the Nash bombshell mean for KD and Kyrie?
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Steve Nash Can Lead Another All-Time Offense with Kevin Durant, Kyrie Irving

Steve Nash (yes, that Steve Nash) is the head coach of the Brooklyn Nets and a match made in offensive heaven with Kevin Durant and Kyrie Irving.

Milwaukee is currently at a crossroads

Milwaukee is currently at a crossroads
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How Did the Milwaukee Bucks Get Themselves in this Mess?

This is grim and doesn’t look to get better

The Nets roll the dice on Steve Nash

The Nets roll the dice on Steve Nash
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Can Steve Nash Run the Nets Like He Once Ran an Offense?

The Brooklyn Nets are rolling the dice on the Hall of Famer even though he has no coaching experience. Will his playing days and tight relationships with Kevin Durant and Kyrie Irving make up for it?