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Teams are looking for a different type of big: The Cavaliers have two

Joined ESPNDallas.com in September 2009 Covers the Dallas Cowboys and Dallas Mavericks Appears regularly on ESPN Dallas 103.3 FM EVAN MOBLEY CROUCHES his thin frame into a defensive stance on the perimeter, a place few 7-footers have ever been as comfortable as the Cleveland Cavaliers’ 21-year-old franchise cornerstone. It’s midway through the first quarter of […]

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The Timberwolves’ Towns-Gobert experiment just hit a massive snag

Co-author, Pro Basketball Prospectus series Formerly a consultant with the Indiana Pacers Developed WARP rating and SCHOENE system How can the Minnesota Timberwolves stay afloat without Karl-Anthony Towns? Although Towns and the Timberwolves avoided the worst-case scenario of an Achilles rupture that would have ended his season, Tuesday’s diagnosis of a calf strain still is […]

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LeBron available for Lakers after 5-game absence

Lakers and NBA reporter for ESPN. Covered the Lakers and NBA for ESPNLosAngeles.com from 2009-14, the Cavaliers from 2014-18 for ESPN.com and the NBA for NBA.com from 2005-09. SAN ANTONIO — Los Angeles Lakers star LeBron James is available to play Friday night against the San Antonio Spurs following a five-game absence because of a […]