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Will 'Super Dubs' be one-year wonder?
There's little surprise that two-time reigning MVP Stephen Curry tops Kevin Pelton's list of next summer's top NBA agents. Nor that new teammate Kevin Durant isn't far behind. Ranking 2017 NBA free agents (Insider)
Slight slip for 'Super Dubs' next season?
Kevin Pelton writes that ESPN's real plus-minus shows the Warriors, even with Kevin Durant aboard, will fall short of last season's record-setting win total while remaining the NBA's top regular-season team. Projected W-L records for 2016-17 (Insider)
'Admiral' sees small window for Dubs
Zach Frydenlund reports that Basketball Hall of Famer David Robinson told a recent gathering at the NBA Store in New York that the Warriors' loaded lineup probably won't stay loaded for long: "You can't pay all those guys to keep them together." Complex Sports
When it comes to "dad shoes," there is only one pair Pete Carroll rocks.
The Warriors' legacy in Philadelphia is best represented by Wilt Chamberlain's 100-point performance and the famous postgame photo orchestrated by a different kind of legend, Harvey Pollack.
LeBron opened the floodgates
Stephen A. Smith thinks that LeBron James is forced to say positive things about Kevin Durant's move to Golden State because he did the same thing leaving Cleveland to join Dwyane Wade and Chris Bosh in Miami.
After winning a gold medal with Team USA, Kevin Durant reflected on his experience, telling The Vertical that his time in Rio was "therapy for me."
Shenanigans ensue during Melo, Durant interviews
While talking with Mark Schwarz fresh off of winning a gold medal, Carmelo Anthony and Kevin Durant reflect on winning it all for Team USA, as well as joke around with teammates DeAndre Jordan and Draymond Green.
Durant carries Team USA to gold medal
Kevin Durant's 24 first-half points led all scorers and lifted the U.S. to a 23-point halftime lead in the gold-medal game. Durant finished with 30 points in the 96-66 rout of Serbia. Team USA saves best for last
Iverson talks favorite players and more
Among the topics that Allen Iverson discussed with rapper Jadakiss in a recent interview was his five favorite players. The upcoming Basketball Hall of Fame inductee couldn't come up with a fifth and instead named five current players -- including Stephen Curry and Kevin Durant -- as "finalists" for the spot. AI's five faves
Coach K brought W's back to Team USA
A win for Team USA in Sunday's Rio gold-medal game vs. Serbia would be a record 76th straight for the national team. All of them under Mike Krzyzewski, which is no coincidence to Marc Stein. Pride restored to Team USA
Happy birthday to Wilt the Stilt
Wilt Chamberlain was born on Aug. 21, 1936. He was an All-Star in 13 of his 14 NBA seasons for the Warriors, 76ers and Lakers (following one season with the Harlem Globetrotters) and ranks fifth in career points. He died in 1999.
A Stephen Curry mouthguard, which has his name on both the mouthguard and the carrying case in which it was found, was one of several quirky sports items sold at auction Sunday.
Tight wins no issue for Durant
Marc Stein writes that "know-it-alls" like himself mistakenly thought Team USA would waltz through Rio's men's basketball field. Kevin Durant said the effort required to reach Sunday's gold-medal game vs. Serbia has "made this journey a little sweeter." Team USA wins ugly
Will Thompson close Rio run strong?
Klay Thompson led Team USA with 22 points, hitting 4-for-8 from downtown, in Friday's semifinal win over Spain. He takes a 9.6 per-game scoring average into Sunday's gold-medal final vs. Serbia.
KD now No. 2 on Team USA career list
Kevin Durant moved from fourth place to second in career Olympic points for Team USA in the first quarter alone on Friday with seven points. He finished with 14 in the 82-76 semifinal win over Spain.
- 329: Carmelo Anthony
- 281: Kevin Durant
- 273: LeBron James
- 270: David Robinson
- 256: Michael Jordan
Was high tide again for Splash Brother
Klay Thompson's Rio scoring has been erratic. Three points vs. Serbia. Thirty in the group closer vs. France. Four in the quarterfinal vs. Argentina. And a team-high 22 in Friday's semifinal win over Spain. He shot 8-for-16, 4-for-8 from downtown, and played more than 35 of the game's 40 minutes. Game recap
For Kerr, all's fair in love and lineups
Steve Kerr told the media before Game 4 of this year's NBA Finals that he'd make no changes from the five players who started the previous game. Then he did just that and offered no apology following the Warriors' win, which was their last of the series. Sports figures caught fibbing
Points Per Game114.91st
Rebounds Per Game46.24th
Assists Per Game28.91st