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Oklahoma City anxiously awaits Kevin Durant's decision

Jul 1, 2016
As of today, Durant is a free agent. His arrival eight years ago shaped the city.
A Kevin Durant banner has been displayed on the exterior of the Oklahoma City Convention Center across the street from Chesapeake Energy Arena.
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The NBA doesn't pay overtime

Jun 8, 2016
More games doesn't exactly mean more pay for the players.
Stephen Curry #30 of the Golden State Warriors goes up for a shot against LeBron James #23 of the Cleveland Cavaliers in the first half in Game 2 of the 2016 NBA Finals at ORACLE Arena on June 5, 2016 in Oakland, California. 
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Ratings, ad revenue and the NBA Finals

Jun 2, 2016
The NBA Finals start Thursday, with a rematch between Golden State and Cleveland.
LeBron James of the Cleveland Cavaliers shakes hands with Stephen Curry of the Golden State Warriors after the Warriors defeat the Cavs to win Game 6 of the 2015 NBA Finals at Quicken Loans Arena last year.
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Why aren't people watching women's basketball?

Apr 5, 2016
For a lot of fans, March Madness ended with Villanova's buzzer-beater. Why?
Moriah Jefferson of the Connecticut Huskies shoots against Gabriella Hanson of the Oregon State Beavers in the second quarter during the semifinals of the 2016 NCAA Women's Final Four Basketball Championship at Bankers Life Fieldhouse on April 3, 2016 in Indianapolis, Indiana.
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Who wins March Madness? The NCAA

Mar 15, 2016
Revenues from men's college basketball are up, but athletes' scholarships often don't even cover college costs.
Revenue for men's college basketball is at an all-time high, but athletes' scholarships often don't cover the entire cost of attending college.
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The Dispatch Episode 6: Steph Curry and the economics of 3-pointers

Mar 10, 2016
The b-ball phenom talks long shots and the power of water. AlphaGo outsmarts humans
Stephen Curry #30 of the Golden State Warriors shoots a three-point basket against Jeff Teague #0 of the Atlanta Hawks at Philips Arena on February 22, 2016 in Atlanta, Georgia.
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The secret to a perfect basketball team is data

Mar 8, 2016
You don't come across a Steph Curry every day, but teams are trying to make their own.
Stephen Curry of the Golden State Warriors reacts after making a three-point basket against the Oklahoma City Thunder at ORACLE Arena on March 3, 2016 in Oakland, California.
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NBA goes to Toronto seeking international fans

Feb 12, 2016
For the first time, the NBA's all-star game will be outside of the United States.
(L-R) Stephen Curry #30, Draymond Green #23 and Klay Thompson #11 of the Golden State Warriors hold up their respective All-Star jerseys before their game against the Houston Rockets at ORACLE Arena on February 9, 2016 in Oakland, California.
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NBA's new tool creates near-real time highlight reels

Dec 14, 2015
Sports association hopes to become global powerhouse for online content.