Aussie kid gets to FaceTime with LeBron
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Aussie kid gets to FaceTime with LeBron

Ben Simmons released a 24-minute video on Sunday showcasing the highlights of his off-season, from his workouts to his photoshoots and his visit to Australia. Hidden among all the made jump shots was a heartwarming meeting with a young attendee at one…

Siakam agrees to $130M extension with Raptors
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Siakam agrees to $130M extension with Raptors

Forward Pascal Siakam has agreed to a four-year, $130 million maximum rookie contract extension, agents Todd Ramasar and Jaafar Choufani told ESPN. Siakam, considered the cornerstone of the Raptors’ future, is the third player in the 2016 NBA draft class to agree…

LeBron: Won’t talk NBA-China dispute again
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LeBron: Won’t talk NBA-China dispute again

EL SEGUNDO, Calif. — LeBron James said Tuesday he had not seen reports of protesters in Hong Kong trampling on his jerseys and even watching one burn following his comments about Houston Rockets general manager Daryl Morey’s tweet that sparked turmoil and…