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Tampering accusation against Lakers laughable.

Stephen A. Smith explains that the tampering accusation surrounding Magic Johnson is ridiculous since Paul George has ties to Los Angeles and grew up hoping to be a Laker.

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Griffin should be recruiting LeBron to L.A.

Stephen A. Smith says it doesn't make sense for Blake Griffin to predict LeBron James will go to the Knicks when he should be trying to get LeBron to land with the Clippers.

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Markelle Fultz among best ever at DeMatha?

Running down the top five athletes in the history of DeMatha High School.

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The NBA's total eclipse.

On Monday, parts of the United States will experience a total solar eclipse. But NBA fans may feel like they just witnessed one in June.

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How steep is his decline?

Howard has continued to put up solid numbers on the offensive end, even as he has changed teams multiple times. But the stats show his defense slipping since playing in Orlando.

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Smith Jr.'s dunk bounces off fan's head.

Mavericks rookie Dennis Smith Jr. dribbles past a fan during a pickup game and throws down a massive one-handed dunk in which the ball bounces off the fan's head.

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