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LeBron Advises Durant Should Be Appreciated

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LeBron James has been battling Kevin Durant for MVP votes this season, but he came to the Oklahoma City star’s defense Friday over a newspaper headline that called Durant “Mr. Unreliable.” The headline ran after the league’s leading scorer struggled late in a Game 5 home loss to the Memphis Grizzlies.

James was asked after Friday’s Heat practice for his thoughts on the headline controversy.

“I don’t think that was a great idea,” James said. “Not your hometown paper. Not with a team you helped to get to the NBA Finals, [and will] potentially be an MVP, a multiple scoring champ and have led his team to a place it’s never been before.”

“K.D.’s (Kevin Durant) got to be a free agent at some point,” said James, who rocked the league when he left the Cleveland Cavaliers after seven seasons to sign with Miami as a free agent in 2010.

via Michael Wallace of ESPN

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Sources: Pelicans Open to Trading Lonzo Ball, JJ Redick

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A team that is expected to be prominent in the trade market picture, rival teams expect: The New Orleans Pelicans. The franchise is off to an uneven 5-10 start to the season. New Orleans has been receiving calls about the availability of Lonzo Ball and JJ Redick and has shown an openness to discussing trades around both with interested teams, sources tell The Athletic. A move would create a clearer pathway for young guards Nickeil Alexander-Walker and Kira Lewis in the Pelicans’ rotation.

Source: Shams Charania of The Athletic

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Sources: Warriors, Pelicans Discussed Potential Kelly Oubre Jr. Trade

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The [Golden State] Warriors and [New Orleans] Pelicans discussed a potential deal involving Kelly Oubre Jr., sources said. There isn’t traction as of yet. Like many conversations around this time, it is a scenario.

Source: Shams Charania of  The Athletic

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Sources: Knicks, Clippers Interested in Derrick Rose

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New York and the [Los Angeles] Clippers are among interested teams in [Detroit] Pistons guard Derrick Rose, sources said. Knicks coach Tom Thibodeau has a long history with Rose, coaching the former league MVP in Chicago and Minnesota.

Source: Shams Charania of The Athletic

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