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NBA All-Star Weekend Recap, Mirin Fader on DeMar DeRozan’s Pain and Perseverance, Ben Simmons’s Mental Health Journey, and Juwan Howard Versus Greg Gard: No Touching!

Jason talks about the many things that can be improved about the All-Star Weekend before Mirin comes on to discuss her profile of DeMar DeRozan

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The Many Dimensions of DeMar DeRozan

After enduring the darkest stretch of his life, the Bulls star has finally found joy in Chicago. DeRozan opens up about dealing with his grief, finding new success amid a record-breaking season, and discovering that life is about more than just surviving. "It’s about living."

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The Drive Behind Jabari Smith Jr.

Auburn’s star freshman doesn’t carry himself like a future lottery pick, but he’s been following the blueprint to become one his entire life. Can the son of a former NBA player realize his dreams and exceed his dad’s in the process?

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How Rasul Douglas Finally Got His Chance to Show Up and Show Out

When the Packers signed Douglas off the Cardinals’ practice squad in October, he had no idea what was in store for him. Three months later, his team has the no. 1 seed in the NFC—and he’s a major reason.

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Austin Reaves’s Persistence Pays Off With Unexpected Lakers Role

The undrafted rookie has carved out a role for himself amid the Lakers’ many future Hall of Famers. What a journey it’s been from Newark, Arkansas, to Los Angeles.

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“You Can’t Take a Day Off”: Inside Bryce Young’s Pursuit of Excellence

It’s all happening according to plan for the Alabama quarterback: He recently won the Heisman Trophy and will try to lead the Crimson Tide to a national championship

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How Immanuel Quickley Became the Exciting New Name at Madison Square Garden

Quickley got to New York as something of an unknown, but after his first season, he’s become a fan favorite. Now, he’s eager to see what both he and the Knicks at large can accomplish in Year 2.

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The Internal Reckoning of Javier “Chicharito” Hernández

Throughout his life, Hernández has been known as one thing: a soccer player. But last year, that identifier stopped being enough. Here’s the story of how Hernández waded through doubt, grief, and isolation to find himself—and his game—anew.

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Mirin Fader on Her New Giannis Antetokounmpo Biography

Plus, Verno and KOC dive into all of their summer league observations

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There’s No Prospect Like Evan Mobley

The USC 7-footer has a chance to be a generational player in the NBA, thanks to his unique talents and an equally one-of-a-kind upbringing