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Jalen Brunson plans to leave Mavericks, signing with Knicks now seen as 'certainty'

Jalen Brunson plans to leave Mavericks, signing with Knicks now seen as ‘certainty’

The Dallas Mavericks have been anticipating Jalen Brunson’s likely departure for weeks, multiple league sources tell The Athleticand it’s now seen as a certainty that the 25-year-old guard will sign with the New York Knicks when free agency opens on Thursday. While the team entered the offseason believing Brunson preferred a return to Dallas, it’s …

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Warriors-Mavericks postgame notes: Nintendo Klay, trophy-hunting Steph, Luka's long view

Warriors-Mavericks postgame notes: Nintendo Klay, trophy-hunting Steph, Luka’s long view

SAN FRANCISCO — The scene was familiar and foreign all at once. We’ve seen the Golden State Warriors celebrating an NBA Finals appearance plenty of times in this era — five times in seven years at Oracle Arena before this one on Thursday night, to be exact. When you see the Ayesha Curry/Mary Babers-Green/Julie Thompson …

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Warriors-Mavericks postgame notes: Nintendo Klay, trophy-hunting Steph, Luka's long view

Warriors-Mavericks postgame notes: Nintendo Klay, trophy-hunting Steph, Luka’s long view

SAN FRANCISCO — The scene was familiar and foreign all at once. We’ve seen the Golden State Warriors celebrating an NBA Finals appearance plenty of times in this era — five times in seven years at Oracle Arena before this one on Thursday night, to be exact. When you see the Ayesha Curry/Mary Babers-Green/Julie Thompson …

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Luka: 'I played terrible,' but proud of Mavs' run

Luka: ‘I played terrible,’ but proud of Mavs’ run

SAN FRANCISCO — Luka Doncic’s initial reaction to the end of the longest playoff run of his young NBA career was to express disappointment in himself. “I don’t like losing, especially like this,” Doncic said after the Dallas Mavericks were eliminated Thursday night with a 120-110 Game 5 loss to the Golden State Warriors. “I …

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Luka: 'I played terrible,' but proud of Mavs' run

Luka: ‘I played terrible,’ but proud of Mavs’ run

SAN FRANCISCO — Luka Doncic’s initial reaction to the end of the longest playoff run of his young NBA career was to express disappointment in himself. “I don’t like losing, especially like this,” Doncic said after the Dallas Mavericks were eliminated Thursday night with a 120-110 Game 5 loss to the Golden State Warriors. “I …

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