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Don’t freak over Jimmy Butler declining the Wolves’ contract extension… yet

Jimmy Butler set NBA — mainly Timberwolves — Twitter on fire when KSTP’s Darren Wolfson reported the All-Star wing declined a four-year, max contract extension in the $ 110 million range. And to the untrained eye, Friday’s news may be indication that Butler doesn’t want to re-sign in Minnesota after this season. But while that […]

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LeBron James, Steph Curry don’t expect NBA Finals winner to go to White House

President Donald Trump canceled the Eagles’ scheduled White House visit on Monday night, and LeBron James, who’s been outspoken against Trump, isn’t surprised. In an NBA Finals media appearance, the league’s star spoke about how he expects neither the Cavs nor Warriors to want an invite to the White House, and how the President’s actions […]

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Nick Saban and Kirby Smart don’t mind UCF’s national title claim

The 13-0 UCF Knightsare acting like they’re college football’s national champions. They’re not, really, because they didn’t make the Playoff. But their claim is no more dubious than these two dozen title claims by Power 5 schools. Their resume wouldn’t even be all that different than title game participant Alabama’s, if Bama won. UCF’s title […]

2017-18 Denver Nuggets preview: How to love Nikola Jokic if you somehow don’t yet

Listen to our Denver Nuggets preview here. This is the 13th of Limited Upside’s 30 team previews leading up to next season. We’re bringing together representatives from all 30 SB Nation team sites and other team-specific experts from the SB Nation/Limited Upside community to gauge the temperature of the fanbase heading into the season. The […]