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Jeremy Lin on esports: 'It's the unique talent of the players that is the draw'
Jeremy Lin never got a chance to play basketball at the KeyArena. The Seattle SuperSonics left to become the Oklahoma City Thunder two years before Lin made his debut in the NBA in 2010. The KeyArena to him and many other esports fans and players now is best known as the home of The International,
Derrick Rose: No. 25 jersey signifies 'a new step in the right direction'
Derrick Rose wore jersey No. 1 with the Chicago Bulls . This season, his first with the New York Knicks , Rose will wear No. 25, a number he says signifies a "new step" in his career. "The past is the past, but that No. 1, I think, will always be stuck with me. It's always going to remind people
DeAndre Jordan on Olympic golds: "I think they're above NBA rings"
RIO DE JANEIRO -- Team USA center DeAndre Jordan of the LA Clippers has made the claim that an Olympic gold medal should be viewed by the American basketball community as a more substantive achievement than an NBA championship. "I think they're above NBA rings," Jordan told ESPN of the gold medal
Carmelo: LeBron told me not to 'go off' on my critics
On Friday, New York Knicks star Carmelo Anthony told ESPN's Marc Stein ?that, even if he never wins an NBA championship, he believes he'll have had a "great career" if he becomes the first U.S. man to win a third gold medal in basketball at the 2016 Rio de Janeiro Olympics. After receiving some
Jeremy Lin compares NBA All-Stars to Dota heroes
Jeremy Lin of the Brooklyn Nets , best known for his winning turnaround with the New York Knicks in 2012, is also a Dota fan in attendance at The International 6. He has a respectable 4,000 MMR (matchmaking rating) and plays the game three times a week after basketball practice to relax. ESPN sat
NBA viewer's guide: Warriors, Thunder highlight must-watch list
Can we nominate the Oklahoma City Thunder as the most interesting least interesting team in the NBA? After Kevin Durant leaving to join the Golden State Warriors in July, there's no franchise that took such a dramatic step backward this offseason that will be as intriguing to watch this year as
Behind the Scenes with US Men's Olympic Basketball Team in Rio
The U.S. men’s basketball team is dominating the Olympic court, pulling off a win over Australia to sit atop the leaderboard in the group phase. They’re enjoying every moment in Rio de Janeiro, but Golden State Warriors ’ Kevin Durant said one moment in particular has been his favorite. “The
Start to Olympics Marked by Inspiring Stories and Mishaps
The start to the 2016 Olympics in Rio this week has been filled with both inspirational stories and incidents that athletes might prefer to forget. Here is a rundown of some of the leading stories from the games so far: Early American Dominance The U.S. team has dominated early in the games, having
Coach K's advice to Team USA: Embrace the 'beautiful' Olympic experience
RIO DE JANEIRO -- Even after two gold medals as a head coach and one as an assistant, Mike Krzyzewski has been telling his players they will experience something as equally special Friday night. "The opening ceremonies is a showcase for sport worldwide," Krzyzewski said Thursday after Team USA's