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The Cleveland Cavaliers are as close to crisis as they have been since LeBron James returned home in 2014. The Cavaliers’ total scoring margin is only +10 on the season despite being nine games over .500. Cleveland has the No. 29 defense in the land, and is at real danger of falling to No. 30 ... behind the Sacramento Kings. The Cavs are a full six games behind the Celtics — with whom they executed a mammoth summer trade — for the No. 1 seed, four behind the Raptors for No. 2, and just 1.5 games ahead of the Heat and Wizards for the No. 3.

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The Milwaukee Bucks fired head coach Jason Kidd on Monday afternoon. The move reportedly “devastated” superstar Giannis Antetokounmpo, who was close with Kidd, and shook up one of the most promising young teams in the league.

Bucks management didn’t believe the team could win with Kidd
Just look at what general manager Jon Horst said during his media availability:

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Gregg Popovich does a lot that seems simple, but is powerful. Those actions are powerful because men of his stature aren’t known — or in some cases, expected — to behave this way.

Take the recent decision to bench club legend Tony Parker for youngster Dejounte Murray. This move could have caused a locker-room rift had Popovich not given Parker the respect to talk him through it

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