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Even LeBron James can’t stop the Cavaliers losing money

Having the NBA’s best all-round player on your team apparently provides no guarantee of financial success, as the Cleveland Cavaliers are finding out.A report by ESPN shows 14 NBA franchises lost money in the 2016-17 season. Nine of those teams made losses even after revenue-sharing was taken into account.Those teams

Top 100 NBA Players of 2018: Nos. 10-1

The Crossover is proud to offer our list of the Top 100 NBA players of 2018, an exhaustive exercise that seeks to define who will be the league's best players in the 2017-18 season.Given the wide variety of candidates involved and the deep analytical resources available, no single, definitive criterion

Steph Curry Responds To Kevin Durant’s Under Armour Diss

Golden State Warriors star point guard Steph Curry responded to a previous jab delivered by his teammate Kevin Durant regarding Curry’s Under Armour brand. The two had a conversation and apparently squashed any misunderstanding.Durant, a spokesperson for the global athletic brand Nike, told Bill Simmons on The Ringer podcast last

Stephen Curry stands with Colin Kaepernick: ‘He definitely should be in the NFL’

Colin Kaepernick’s stand against racial inequality and injustice has been a lightning rod, both in the NFL and politically speaking. A number of progressives support his right to sit during the national anthem as a demonstration of free speech and a call to action following a series of controversial police shootings. Many conservatives, however, have criticized

The Transcendent Value of Klay Thompson

In the summer of 2016, the Warriors made good on an unprecedented opportunity. An artificial spike in the salary cap left even the best teams in the league with the potential to create max-level cap room. Golden State had eyes for Kevin Durant, whose free agency was, in itself, a

The Importance of NBA Owners in the Superteam Era

After a summer of superstar movement, it’s clear there is only one way left to compete for a championship in the modern NBA—you have to form a “superteam.” A duo simply won’t cut it anymore.Realistically, with the Warriors rolling out four top-20 players in their starting lineup, other teams need