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Warriors not focusing on Rockets as lone threat to title defense

The Houston Rockets may be obsessed with trying to figure out how they can defeat Golden State, but the Warriors are not reciprocating at the moment. “It’s no disrespect,” Warriors forward Kevin Durant told ESPN, “but we’re not coming in every day saying we’re just thinking about Houston. We know how great they are. We know it’s a team that’s going to be contending for a title along with us and couple other teams. But we’re focusing on ourselves right now.” Draymond Green told ESPN that the Rockets are one of many challengers to the defending NBA champions. “Every...

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Wooden Watch: The conversation starts with Trae Young

College basketball has a new crush. In the past two months, just about everyone who watches, talks about, writes about or coaches the game has fallen head over heels for Oklahoma’s Trae Young. Young is, in so many ways, the point guard next door. While most of the fall’s freshman pre-ogling was reserved for big men such as Duke’s Marvin Bagley III, Texas’ Mo Bamba and Arizona’s Deandre Ayton, Young flew largely under the radar on his 4.4-mile journey from Norman North High School to the Lloyd Noble Center on Oklahoma’s campus. Nevertheless, the 6-foot-2 point guard has captured...

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LSU linebacker Arden Key entering NFL draft

LSU linebacker Arden Key will forgo his senior season and enter the 2018 NFL draft, he announced on Thursday. Key posted the news on his Twitter account on Thursday morning. Key, a junior, was one of the SEC’s top pass-rushers in his three seasons at LSU. He had 17 sacks in his first two seasons but saw his 2017 campaign disrupted by injuries. He is currently No. 16 overall on Mel Kiper Jr.’s Big Board, projected as a potential first-round pick. The 6-6, 265-pound Key had four sacks in eight games this season and did not play in the...

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