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Which player had the best sneakers at summer league?

[ad_1] 8:48 PM ETNick DePaulaESPN As Zion Williamson continues to delay his expected landmark shoe-deal decision, the rest of the 2019 NBA rookie class has been stalled. A majority of the 2019 first-round picks entered summer league without having inked a shoe deal, allowing for a variety of lesser-known players to unexpectedly make their mark with their footwear.With his older sibling's first signature shoe launching just as Las Vegas Summer
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Source — LeBron’s No. 6 to wait due to Nike issue

[ad_1] LeBron James won't be giving up his No. 23 to new teammate Anthony Davis after all.The planned jersey swap for the 2019-20 season has been postponed due to potential production and financial issues with manufacturer Nike, a source told ESPN's Dave McMenamin, confirming a Yahoo Sports report.James wore No. 23 during both of his stints with the Cleveland Cavaliers and last season with the Los Angeles Lakers. It's also
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LeBron’s No. 6 to wait due to Nike issue

[ad_1] LeBron James won't be giving up his No. 23 to new teammate Anthony Davis after all.The planned jersey swap for the 2019-20 season has been postponed due to potential production and financial issues with manufacturer Nike, a source told ESPN's Dave McMenamin, confirming a Yahoo! Sports report.James wore No. 23 during both of his stints with the Cleveland Cavaliers and last year in Los Angeles. It's the number Davis
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Pelinka says Lakers responded well post-Kawhi

[ad_1] After missing out on Kawhi Leonard, Rob Pelinka believes the Los Angeles Lakers moved forward by putting together a versatile roster that addressed personnel mistakes made from a year ago.The general manager spoke on Friday about the Lakers adjusting quickly after Leonard's decision to join the LA Clippers and learning from last summer's ill-fated decision to add ball-handling playmakers while sacrificing shooting."I really haven't spent a lot of time
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Players, teams use maximum leverage in deals this summer

[ad_1] It is said negotiation is an art, and it's taught that way in business schools, described that way in numerous books and portrayed that way in movies.But over the past month, several of the most high-profile NBA deals didn't feel like they had much art involved. They were more like blunt-force trauma. In retrospect, 2019 could be remembered as the league's summer of leverage.In the span of just a
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Can LeBron make this Lakers roster work?

[ad_1] This is the story you know:Last summer as the Los Angeles Lakers built their team around new star LeBron James, they loaded up on ball handlers that were light on shooting ability and passed on adding reliable big men, assuming James would play more in that role. It was a plan, ratified by James, that included playing up-tempo and taking playmaking pressure off of him as he moved into
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LeBron’s 1st assist to AD is No. 23, sources say

[ad_1] LeBron James is giving up his uniform number, 23, to new Lakers teammate Anthony Davis, sources confirmed to ESPN.Davis has worn No. 23 for seven years as a member of the New Orleans Pelicans.A source close to James told ESPN's Dave McMenamin that they believe the Lakers star will go back to wearing No. 6. James previously wore No. 6 with the Miami Heat. He's worn No. 23 during
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Space Jam 2 cast to include AD, CP3

[ad_1] The cast of Space Jam 2, which will star LeBron James, will include his new teammate, Anthony Davis, as well as Portland star Damian Lillard, Warriors swingman Klay Thompson, and James' Banana Boat pal, Chris Paul, according to multiple reports.WNBA great Diana Taurasi will also have a role, as will the Ogwumike sisters, Nneka and Chiney, who play for the Los Angeles Sparks, according to the reports.The cast was
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Field favored vs. Cali teams in NBA title prop bet

[ad_1] 10:32 PM ETDoug KezirianESPN CloseSportsCenter anchor Behind The Bets podcast hostSportsbooks throughout the country are creatively trying to capitalize on recent buzz surrounding the Los Angeles Lakers and their recent trade for Anthony Davis to pair with fellow superstar LeBron James.Caesars Sportsbook posted a unique proposition on whether a team from California will win the 2019-20 NBA championship. That includes the Lakers, Clippers, Warriors and Kings (Yes +165). The