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In this May 7, 2018 photo, Philadelphia 76ers' co-owner Michael Rubin, center, talks with rappers Lil Uzi Vert, left, and Meek Mill during the first half of Game 4 of an NBA basketball second-round playoff series against the Boston Celtics in Philadelphia. Meek Mill had a string of high-profile names support him during a five-month campaign to be freed on bail from prison for probation violations. But the Philly rapper’s biggest advocate was one of his closest friends, the e-commerce entrepreneur who arranged for a helicopter to take Mill from prison to a Sixers' playoff game. Michael Rubin owns Fanatics and co-owns the Sixers and has vowed to tackle criminal justice reform. (AP Photo/Matt Slocum)
May 09, 2018 - 8:06 am
PHILADELPHIA (AP) — Michael Rubin poses for pictures and shares bro hugs from his courtside seat before Philadelphia 76ers playoff games with a hodgepodge of celebrities that could be straight out of a "Dancing With The Stars" casting call. Hey, there's Kevin Hart ! Look, it's Questlove! Wait, is...
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In this May 7, 2018 photo, Philadelphia 76ers' co-owner Michael Rubin, center, talks with rappers Lil Uzi Vert, left, and Meek Mill during the first half of Game 4 of an NBA basketball second-round playoff series against the Boston Celtics in Philadelphia. Meek Mill had a string of high-profile names support him during a five-month campaign to be freed on bail from prison for probation violations. But the Philly rapper’s biggest advocate was one of his closest friends, the e-commerce entrepreneur who arranged for a helicopter to take Mill from prison to a Sixers' playoff game. Michael Rubin owns Fanatics and co-owns the Sixers and has vowed to tackle criminal justice reform. (AP Photo/Matt Slocum)
May 09, 2018 - 2:39 am
PHILADELPHIA (AP) — Michael Rubin poses for pictures and shares bro hugs from his courtside seat before Philadelphia 76ers playoff games with a hodgepodge of celebrities that could be straight out of a "Dancing With The Stars" casting call. Hey, there's Kevin Hart ! Look, it's Questlove! Wait, is...
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Rapper Meek Mill speaks during a news conference promoting Gov. Tom Wolf's proposals to reform the criminal justice system at the National Constitution Center in Philadelphia on Thursday, May 3, 2018. Wolf, Mill and several state legislators spoke in favor of reforms. (Tim Tai/The Philadelphia Inquirer via AP)
May 09, 2018 - 2:37 am
PHILADELPHIA (AP) — Michael Rubin poses for pictures and shares bro hugs from his courtside seat before Philadelphia 76ers playoff games with a hodgepodge of celebrities that could be straight out of a "Dancing With The Stars" casting call. Hey, there's Kevin Hart ! Look, it's Questlove! Wait, is...
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Chris Paul y James Harden, de los Rockets de Houston, celebran luego de eliminar al jazz de Utah en la segunda ronda de los playoffs, el martes 8 de mayo de 2018 (AP Foto/Eric Christian Smith)
May 09, 2018 - 2:27 am
HOUSTON (AP) — Chris Paul is an ultra-intense competitor, often the most passionate player on the court. But even for his Houston Rockets teammates, what they saw from him Tuesday night was on another level. Paul scored a playoff career-high 41 points with eight 3-pointers to finally reach the...
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Confetti falls as Golden State Warriors' Stephen Curry walks off the court at the end of Game 5 of the team's NBA basketball second-round playoff series against the New Orleans Pelicans on Tuesday, May 8, 2018, in Oakland, Calif. Golden State won 113-104 to win the series. (AP Photo/Marcio Jose Sanchez)
May 09, 2018 - 1:55 am
OAKLAND, Calif. (AP) — Stephen Curry is back doing everything with fire and flair — and without fear after impatiently spending a month and a half on the sidelines. Curry played his most minutes since missing nearly six weeks with a knee injury, finishing with 28 points and helping the Golden State...
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Boston Celtics' Marcus Smart, right, and Philadelphia 76ers' Ben Simmons chase after a loose ball during the first half of Game 3 of an NBA basketball second-round playoff series, Monday, May 7, 2018, in Philadelphia. (AP Photo/Matt Slocum)
May 08, 2018 - 5:41 pm
BOSTON (AP) — An improbable Eastern Conference finals rematch with the Cleveland Cavaliers is in reach for the Boston Celtics. The only thing delaying it is one more victory against a Philadelphia 76ers team intent on not becoming the latest to join a dubious NBA club. Toronto was swept by...
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New York Knicks NBA basketball team new head coach David Fizdale speaks during an introductory news conference, Tuesday, May 8, 2018, in New York. The Knicks announced the hiring Monday after agreeing to terms with the former Memphis Grizzlies coach last week. (AP Photo/Mary Altaffer)
May 08, 2018 - 5:38 pm
NEW YORK (AP) — The more Knicks management asked about David Fizdale, the more they heard how much players respect him. It can't hurt that one of them is LeBron James. And while Knicks fans can dream of Fizdale's relationship with James giving them a shot when the superstar enters free agency as...
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FILE - This 2012 file photo shows Rick Brunson. The Minnesota Timberwolves said Tuesday, May 8, 2018, that assistant coach Rick Brunson has resigned amid reports that women had accuse him of improper conduct. (AP Photo/Chuck Burton, File)
May 08, 2018 - 5:19 pm
MINNEAPOLIS (AP) — Minnesota Timberwolves assistant coach Rick Brunson abruptly resigned Tuesday and the team said he had fallen short of meeting its "high standards of conduct" amid reports he had acted improperly toward women. The Timberwolves announced Brunson's resignation in a one-sentence...
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May 08, 2018 - 4:20 pm
MINNEAPOLIS (AP) — Minnesota Timberwolves assistant coach Rick Brunson has resigned amid reports that women had accused him of improper conduct. The Timberwolves announced Brunson's resignation Tuesday in a one-sentence statement, but did not provide a reason for his departure. The Star Tribune,...
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May 08, 2018 - 4:00 pm
MINNEAPOLIS (AP) — The Minnesota Timberwolves say assistant coach Rick Brunson has resigned amid reports that women had accused him of improper conduct. The team announced Brunson's resignation Tuesday in a one-sentence statement, but did not provide a reason for his departure. The Star Tribune,...
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