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Set the DVR: 10 must-watch games this NBA season

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The NBA schedule is out — all 1,230 games this season are locked in place. There’s a lot to like in the schedule. For example, no team has more than one four games-in-five-nights stretch, something the league has worked hard to cut down on (teams struggle in that final game). The league also continued its decrease [more]

The Matt Bonner era in San Antonio appears to be over

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It’s the end of an era in San Antonio. No, we’re not talking that Tim Duncan guy. We’re talking about Matt Bonner. Bonner has spent the past 10 seasons mostly coming off the Spurs bench as a floor-stretching big. Because of his outgoing personality he was a fan favorite, plus the man knows his sandwiches. [more]

Doc Rivers: If Paul Pierce retires, Clippers would let him join Celtics first

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Clippers forward Paul Pierce is mulling retirement, which would mean another franchise icon could leave the NBA this summer — Lakers great Kobe Bryant, Spurs great Tim Duncan and Celtics great Pierce. However, unlike Kobe and Duncan, Pierce left his original team. Personally, I don’t think stints with the Nets, Wizards and Clippers do much to diminish [more]

Manu Ginobili says talks with Philadelphia were serious, but didn’t want to leave San Antonio

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Manu Ginobili was willing to give his beloved San Antonio Spurs a discount. Now, when that discount was $13 million — the Sixers offered $16 million, the Spurs first offer was $3 million — he balked and started having serious conversations with the Sixers. But the Spurs cut the gap down with a $14 million, [more]