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The coach who brought Golden State to glory is sticking around.

We’ve known it was coming for a while, but today it became official. The Golden State Warriorshave extended head coach Steve Kerr’s contract.

The team officially announced the extension today, on their website and through social media.

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It’s exactly what he’s supposed to do.

immy 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 may end up being the case in the end, that’s not necessarily what this all means.

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This is the chance Thomas needs to re-assert himself as a star point guard in the NBA.

Former All-Star point guard Isaiah Thomas is a free agent no more. After spending more than 10 days on the market, watching his counterparts get scooped up by teams left and right, Thomas signed a one-year deal at the veteran’s minimum with the Denver Nuggets, according to ESPN’s Adrian Wojnarowski.

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The King is taking his talents out West this time.

The Decision has been made.

LeBron James will not return to the Cleveland Cavaliers. Instead, The King is taking his talents out to the West Coast to join the Los Angeles Lakers this summer. James signed a four-year, $154 million max contract, according to a release from Klutch Sports Group. He officially signed his contract on Monday.

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Oh, Sacramento.

Zach LaVine could have been one of those NBA restricted free agents who hangs around on the market until August or even later, unable to find a team willing to risk winning a bid for him with an offer sheet and unable to convince his team from buckling and pay big dollars. Restricted free agency is a huge benefit to teams with young players coming off their rookie deals, and LaVine looked to be the latest victim of the rule. His pain would be the Chicago Bulls’ gain as, in the long run, they’d be able to keep LaVine on a more reasonable deal.

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By: Michael Angelo S. Murillo

NEARLY a month since hoisting the Larry O’Brien trophy after his Golden State Warriors won their second consecutive National Basketball Association (NBA) title, superstar Kevin Durant said he is still in the process of soaking everything they had done since it was a product of their collective hard work even as he said that they are not about done, more so now with a souped-up roster.

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Booker could be an All-Star sooner than later, meaning Phoenix retains a star it can build around for the future.

Devin Booker and the Phoenix Suns have agreed to terms on a five-year max contract extension worth $158 million, according to Yahoo!’s Shams Charania. The deal keeps one of the NBA’s brightest young stars on a Suns team attempting to claw its way from the bottom of the Western Conference.

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Josh Hart is probably too good for Las Vegas Summer League, but the young veteran of the Lakers is spending his summer helping get his teammates prepared for a season that matters.

Las Vegas — As Josh Hart effortlessly got wherever he wanted on the court to help the Los Angeles Lakers blow out the Philadelphia 76ers 96-79, he looked like what he is: A veteran beating up on overmatched prospects who aren’t ready for the bright lights and the crucible of the postseason.

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