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Joel Embiid, playing for the first time since agreeing to his five-year, $146.5 million extension, scored 22 points as the Philadelphia 76ers got their first win of the preseason Wednesday.
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The Sixers get protections, but unless Embiid has a catastrophic injury Philly is unlikely to waive him.
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Canadian forward Andrew Wiggins and the Minnesota Timberwolves have agreed on a multi-year extension, the team announced on Wednesday. Terms of the deal were not disclosed by the team, but Marc Stein of the New York Times reports it is a max contract worth $148 million over five years.
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We might be overlooking the NBA's next dynasty -- just like we did with Golden State.
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The only question this season: Who can beat the Warriors? That's it. So we created a Warriors Competition rating to rank every team's chance to take them down.
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Nets guard Jeremy Lin wasn't put off by Kenyon Martin's suggestion that he shouldn't wear dreadlocks, saying he was grateful the ex-Nets forward shared his opinion.
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Tracy McGrady, who made the All-Star Game in each of his four seasons in Orlando, is returning to the Magic to serve as a special assistant to the CEO.