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Jalen Brunson's connection with Derrick Rose could lead him to Knicks: HS coach

Jalen Brunson’s connection with Derrick Rose could lead him to Knicks: HS coach

Derrick Rose’s value may go beyond what he can produce on the floor for the Knicks. His presence alone could contribute to landing their priority in free agency. The veteran guard is yet another link between the Knicks and coveted point guard Jalen Brunson, their bond tracing back to Brunson’s formative years in Illinois when …

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The Pistons got their best-case scenario by drafting Jaden Ivey and Jalen Duren.

The Pistons got their best-case scenario by drafting Jaden Ivey and Jalen Duren.

Trying to figure out Pistons general manager Troy Weaver is like piecing together a jigsaw puzzle. You’re better served just coming back to it another day, building and building, until, eventually, the picture becomes a frame on your wall. Since taking over in 2020, Weaver has made multiple moves that, at first glance, may leave …

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Why the Pistons traded Jerami Grant to Portland and whom Detroit could target next

Why the Pistons traded Jerami Grant to Portland and whom Detroit could target next

Troy Weaver Season is upon us. The Pistons general manager has been wheelin’ and dealin’ ever since he became the head honcho in Detroit in 2020. He turned over the roster completely in less than two years, completely ridding it of every player who was here when he inherited it. On Wednesday, with just over …

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Shaq quietly steaming over son Shareef O'Neal's 2022 NBA Draft plan

Shaq quietly steaming over son Shareef O’Neal’s 2022 NBA Draft plan

Shaquille O’Neal’s son, Shareef O’Neal, attended a pre-NBA Draft workout at the Lakers facility on Tuesday against his father’s wishes. Shaq — whose No. 34 Lakers jersey was retired by the team in 2013 — preferred his 22-year-old son stay in school, but Shareef insists he is ready for the NBA plunge. “We kind of …

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