Lowe’s League Pass Rankings: NBA’s most watchable teams

Zach Lowe breaks out his comprehensive guide to the most watchable (and least watchable) NBA teams, ranked from 30 to 16.
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Lowe: Welcome to the NBA’s hall of absolute absurdities

The NBA is the most absurd major U.S. sports league. Let’s celebrate it.
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Inside Mo Bamba’s quest to be the NBA’s next great big man

This is the behind-the-scenes story of how Bamba is training to join the ranks of the league’s top big men.
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KD holds the power of NBA’s power dynamic

The Warriors are too good for Kevin Durant to leave this summer, and the team's dominance may very well send LeBron James packing.

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LeBron James and some of the NBA’s biggest stars reportedly have ‘disdain’ toward Stephen Curry that he doesn’t understand

Stephen Curry is one of the best, most well-respected, and most popular players in the NBA, but his quick rise in the league reportedly rubbed some of his peers the wrong way. In 2017, Marcus Thompson of The Athletic, author of the book "Golden: The Miraculous Rise of Steph Curry," explained to "The Big Lead with Jason McIntyre" that Curry is not all that popular with some of the league's biggest stars, including LeBron James. "There's this thing there with he and LeBron that's a little weird," Thompson said. According to Thompson, James and Curry were close from Curry's days at Davidson to his early years in the league. Thompson said James was "like a mentor" to Curry, but as Curry's game improved,

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Pelton mail: Selecting the NBA’s All-Offensive teams

Kevin Pelton answers questions on metrics for coaches, Cleveland’s minuscule point differential and a counter to the All-Defensive teams.
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How the NBA’s bottom-dwellers are putting on a tanking clinic

While 20 teams fight for playoff positioning, eight are in a wild — and painfully obvious — race to collect the best lottery odds possible.
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NBA player rankings: Embiid, Simmons challenging the NBA’s best

NBA player rankings: Embiid, Simmons challenging the NBA’s best
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NBA’s Chris Paul Teaming Up With Hook & Albert

NBA players love their dopp kits and Chris Paul is no exception.
So the nine-time All-Star and newest member of the Houston Rockets teamed with men’s accessories brand Hook & Albert to create a capsule collection for fall. It will consist of a backpack, a weekender bag and, yes, a dopp kit.
“It was during my rookie years that the NBA established the dress code,” he said. “And that really allowed guys the opportunity to express themselves. Today, every time you see guys walking in and out of the arena, they’re carrying a dopp kit, weekender or backpack — every single game. When I was a rookie, all I wanted was a Louis Vuitton dopp kit, but then I realized it’s more about something functional.”
So after meeting Hook & Albert founders Adam Schoenberg and Cory Rosenberg, they teamed up to create the capsule.
Paul said since his career requires him to travel extensively, “packing is crazy important and on the road, organization is necessary, but also I like that my accessories reflect my personal style. Even in sweats, a great leather bag, like a watch, gives your look that added touch of luxury.”
Paul said he’s “definitely into fashion,” but likes to “wear clothes

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Is Chris Paul the NBA’s best newcomer? Our top additions of 2017-18

Is Chris Paul the NBA’s best newcomer? Our top additions of 2017-18
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Summer league is the Super Bowl for the NBA’s undrafted free agents

Summer league is the Super Bowl for the NBA’s undrafted free agents
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NBA’s big paydays dwarf Andrew Luck’s $140 million deal last year

NBA’s big paydays dwarf Andrew Luck’s $ 140 million deal last year
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This Celtic is the NBA’s most underrated player (Yahoo Sports)

Avery Bradley

In his seventh season, Boston guard Avery Bradley has emerged as an elite perimeter defender who can score and do a little bit of everything.



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How Celtics-Wizards became the NBA’s most unexpected rivalry

How Celtics-Wizards became the NBA’s most unexpected rivalry
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Teams mock NBA’s new social media policy (Yahoo Sports)

Kings, Hawks

The NBA recently attempted to rein in team social media managers and players, so two teams creatively made fun of it.



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NBA’s Plumlee Brothers Discuss ‘Movember’ and the Art of Facial Hair

Brothers Mason and Miles Plumlee have a lot in common. They are both centers in the NBA. Miles is with the Milwaukee Bucks and Mason plays for the Portland Trail Blazers. They both hover around seven feet. Both attended Duke University. Their names (as well as those of their other siblings) begin with the letter “M.” And both are participating in the Movember Foundation’s movement to raise awareness and funds for men’s health issues this month.
The Movember movement encourages men to pledge to spend the month of November not shaving (growing a mustache to show support and raise funds for the cause), exercise for 30 minutes each day or support someone who is doing both.
But what they don’t have in common, however, is an equal ability to actually grow full-fledged facial hair.
As they wind down Movember, WWD checked in with them to see how laying off the razor worked out. As it turns out, this is one area where Miles definitely has the jump on Mason.
What motivated you each to participate in Movember this November?
Mason: I’ve always been a fan of the cause, and I feel it’s something we can bring attention to and support. I also enjoy seeing people

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Meet the Barber Who Works With Some of the NBA’s Biggest Stars

How L.A.-based clipper-man JayR Mallari went from working in his garage to trimming the hair of MVPs.

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Kobe passes MJ for 3rd on NBA’s scoring list

Kobe Bryant surpassed Michael Jordan on the NBA’s all-time scoring list Sunday and moved into third place behind Kareem Abdul-Jabbar and Karl Malone.
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