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Phil Murphy, (D-N.J.), to imposing a tax on corporations and the wealthy in New Jersey. On the other, the Lakers can use young players such as Lonzo Ball, Brandon Ingram, and Kyle Kuzma. "I think that's been overstated". Just ask Bryant, who won two Olympic gold medals as James' teammate while spending his entire 20-year career with the Lakers.
  • Chicago Bulls: 3 potential trade packages with Lakers and Spurs

    Chicago Bulls: 3 potential trade packages with Lakers and Spurs

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    So there's a lot to unpack here. The scenario that's been placed out there is George and James signing with the Lakers , who haven't made the playoffs the last five years after going 35-47 this season, their best finish since 2012-13. Rondo's deal comes a day after the Lakers landed LeBron James in free agency . Upon hearing that news, his teammates Donovan Mitchell and Rudy Gobert reacted by quickly posting similar requests on Twitter - that being that Favors finally grabs a dinner check.
  • England boosted by Southgate's 'new revolution', says Lingard

    England boosted by Southgate's 'new revolution', says Lingard

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    I think I am going to score every time I am on the pitch. England approach the match fresh and injury-free, but their 23-man squad could well be a player light as Delph flew back to the United Kingdom straight after starting last Thursday's defeat to Belgium.
  • Thai boys supplied with food as military weighs rescue options

    Thai boys supplied with food as military weighs rescue options

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    Outside the cave system, there were exhausted but jubilant scenes on Monday night. families - many of whom have maintained a constant vigil since the team went missing - could be seen cheering the good news on a live feed from the Facebook page of the Chiang Rai provincial Public Relations Department.
  • Durant staying in the bay

    Durant staying in the bay

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    He holds an option, worth $31.5 million, for the second year, the report says. We found our answer Saturday night, hours before the official start of free agency. That gives Durant a chance to get a new deal with the Warriors, and there's little doubt that Durant is leaving Oakland. As a player he won three championships with the Chicago Bulls and another two with the San Antonio Spurs .
  • Colombia's James still doubtful for England game

    Colombia's James still doubtful for England game

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    England have been knocked out on penalties in three of the last six World Cup tournaments. But as England prepare to play Colombia in the round of 16, Colombians are laughing off the "tactical genius" label of Southgate and explain how relieved they are to be facing England , who they consider to be an "easier opposition" than Belgium .
  • Sixers re-sign Redick to 1-year deal

    Sixers re-sign Redick to 1-year deal

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    According to Adrian Wojnarowski of ESPN , Redick will be returning to the 76ers on another one-year deal. This will be crucial for Philadelphia, after losing valuable late season additions Ersan Ilyasova and Marco Belinelli in free agency's opening 24 hours.
  • SBP Chair: Sanctions must be meted out in Gilas-Australia brawl

    SBP Chair: Sanctions must be meted out in Gilas-Australia brawl

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    The chief executive of Basketball Australia, Anthony Moore , faced the media on Tuesday to express his regret at Australia's involvement in the "unacceptable" incident that has prompted questions over security for travelling teams. But it's the mental health of our players we are anxious about. As there was no immediate threat to the players the game resumed but in a tame form as Fajardo and Norwood fouled softly until they fouled out, thus forcing the game to end.
  • Brazil beats Mexico, advances to World Cup quarterfinals

    Brazil beats Mexico, advances to World Cup quarterfinals

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    Mexico goalkeeper Guillermo Ochoa finished his World Cup with 20 saves, the most for El Tri at a single tournament since at least 1966, but he wasn't thinking of statistics after the defeat. Neymar had a rather strong reaction to it, some of which could have been motivated by the interest of drawing attention to the incident. "This should be a game of men and not so much clowning around".
  • LeBron James to join Lakers for $154 million over 4 years

    LeBron James to join Lakers for $154 million over 4 years

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    Will anyone else join him? Players can not officially sign contracts with teams until Friday under National Basketball Association free agency rules. He can opt out next summer and will surely be a Lakers target if he does. The team didn't wait long to announce their next move. In that year, LeBron's eldest son - LeBron James Jr - will be 18 years of age.
  • Chris Paul agrees to 4-year, $160 million deal with Houston Rockets

    Chris Paul agrees to 4-year, $160 million deal with Houston Rockets

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    Paul of course injured his hamstring in the final minute of game five of the western conference finals against the eventual champion Golden State Warriors . Re-signing Paul and Capela wouldn't allow them to add much to their roster aside from using their exceptions, but that core three along with the likes of Eric Gordon and PJ Tucker would nearly certainly be enough to make Houston one of the league's best teams again in 2018-19.