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Mutombo wants to organize an ownership group to purchase the Rockets

Dikembe Mutombo holds the Rockets near and dear to his heart, and he wants to make sure the organization remains that way. In an interview with FOX 26 Sports, Mutombo talked about potentially putting together an ownership group to purchase the Rockets from Leslie Alexander, who announced his intention to sell earlier in the week.

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The new two-way contracts are great for teams but worse for most players. Let agents explain why.

LAS VEGAS — This coming season, the NBA will employ 60 more players than ever before. Don’t take my word for it: You’ll likely hear this fun fact oversaturate NBA television broadcasts almost as frequently as you’re reminded that the NBA replay center is based in Secaucus, N.J.

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On a night where Lonzo Ball was on the bench, Kyle Kuzma secured Summer League Finals MVP.

LAS VEGAS — I only needed one question prepared for Kyle Kuzma before boarding my flight from JFK to McCarran International Airport: “Do you feel you have something to prove?”

After all, Kuzma wasn’t the first-round pick heralded as the greatest floor general of this basketball era. Lonzo Ball was. In fact, Kuzma was the late first-round pick the Lakers landed as part of the Brook Lopez trade. He was only a footnote on a Summer League team headlined by Ball and Brandon Ingram.

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