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The revival of Jaylen Brown, the Celtics' surging star

Boston's second-year swingman was once so broken up about basketball that he became physically ill. Now, he's breaking out on the NBA's biggest stage.

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Embiid's return gives 76ers the edge to be conference champions

Joel Embiid's return to Philadelphia's lineup unlocks peak 76ers, and The Process continued to develop in South Beach.

Joel Embiid is the latest in a long line of masked NBA stars

Several notable NBA players have donned face masks over the past decade. Which player rocked it best?

Masked man shines in 76ers' win.

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Masked man shines in 76ers' win.

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Embiid's return sparks 76ers past Heat.

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Embiid seals game with big 3.

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Embiid calls playing with mask 'annoying.'

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Redick on mask: 'Like a Patagonia windbreaker.'

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Embiid's mask on, mask off night in Miami.

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Heat, 76ers literally playing to final whistle.

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Embiid says he's going to be a 'nightmare' for Miami.

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Embiid and Winslow exchange blocks.

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Johnson hits the 3 and smack talks.

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Wade and Anderson get competitive.

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Embiid grows frustrated with mask.

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Embiid quiets crowd with 3.

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Embiid loses mask on play.

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How Game 3 was won

Pelicans make it look easy in Game 3.

Anthony Davis throws down nasty dunks, and Nikola Mirotic drops a game-high 30 as the Pelicans soar to 3-0 lead.

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Dubs roll on team effort in San Antonio.

With six players scoring in double digits, the Warriors roll to a Game 3 win.

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Coaching carousel

NBA coaching candidates: Big names, prospects and wild cards

With coaching vacancies opening up around the league, here's a comprehensive look at the top names being considered for jobs.

Who's out, who's in: NBA coaching changes

Three head coaches lost their jobs during the season, and more moves are expected this offseason. We're keeping track of every change on the sidelines around the NBA.

DeRozan and Lowry: 'We're playing for everything'

With a revamped playing style -- and Game 1 demons slain -- the Raptors are hell-bent on owning the road to the NBA Finals. DeMar DeRozan and Kyle Lowry talked to Rachel Nichols about their goals from this season and their on- and off-court evolution.

How Lowry, DeRozan became friends.

Toronto's star duo of DeMar DeRozan and Kyle Lowry tell Rachel Nichols about how their relationship wasn't love at first sight.

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How the Raptors have a 2-0 lead.

With the aid of Second Spectrum, take a look at how the Raptors have jumped out to a 2-0 lead over the Wizards.

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NBA draft

NBA mock draft: Projecting the top 60 prospects for 2019

ESPN draft expert Jonathan Givony projects a new top 60 for the 2019 NBA draft class.

NBA draft: Mocks, rankings and the latest news

The place for everything you need to know about the 2018 NBA draft from ESPN's experts.

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Masked Embiid makes playoff debut, powers Sixers to 2-1 series lead

No. 6-seeded Pelicans push Blazers to brink

The Starters: Has rookie Mitchell been best player in Thunder-Jazz series

Offseason outlook

What moves can and should the Knicks make in the offseason?

The Knicks need a new head coach, and their best player is rehabbing a serious injury. We look ahead to the decisions New York faces this offseason.

NBA offseason moves: Trades, free agency and draft decisions

ESPN Insider Bobby Marks breaks down the moves each eliminated team can and should make this offseason.

NBA Playoffs

Experts' picks: Which first-round favorite is on upset alert?

Who will be punching a ticket to the second round? Our NBA experts make their predictions for all eight matchups.

NBA playoff Round 1 upset rankings: Which top seeds might fall in 2018?

Which underdog has the best chance of advancing and which one has the worst? Kevin Pelton breaks down the 2018 matchups and ranks the upset odds.

Awards predictions

Lowe's awards ballot: All-NBA, All-Defensive and All-Rookie

Zach Lowe makes his picks for every spot on the team awards and breaks down the toughest choices and hardest cuts.

Lowe's NBA awards: Breaking down the major races

Zach Lowe makes his picks for the six individual awards, sorting out the top contenders and most deserving runners-up.

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Russell Westbrook's fashion

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  • 82 flavors of Russ: How to dress like OKC's MVP

    Russ does what he wants -- on and off the court. We tracked every outfit the NBA's biggest fashion star wore this season. But even if you think you can pull off Westbrook's look, it'll cost you.

Social media and the NBA

The NBA eagerly awaits the arrival of Luka Doncic

Tracking the key injuries in NBA postseason race