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Baxter Holmes ESPN Staff Writer 

Lakers general manager Mitch Kupchak will represent the team on stage at the May 17 NBA Draft Lottery in New York City, where the Lakers have a 55.8 percent chance of keeping their top-three protected first round pick. Lakers spokesman John Black will represent the team in the drawing room.

Mike Wells ESPN Staff Writer 

Chuck Pagano on Frank Vogel losing his job with the Pacers: "Nothing but respect for Frank. This city lost a great coach and a better person. There's better things ahead."

NBA's Top 10 Missed High Fives

Kyle Lowry isn't the first and won't be the last to botch a basketball high five.


Dave McMenamin ESPN Staff Writer 

Towels in Atlanta for Game 3 between Cavs-Hawks.

Marc J. Spears, The Undefeated The Undefeated 

The Clippers say Blake Griffin will not play for USA Basketball this summer.

Dave McMenamin ESPN Staff Writer 

Tyronn Lue before Game 3: "As long as Kyrie (Irving) is aggressive, I don't think anyone can stop him"

David Payne Purdum @DavidPurdum

FanDuel, DraftKings, NFL, NBA, MLB and NHL were invited to testify at Congressional hearing on daily fantasy. All declined, per source.

Ohm Youngmisuk ESPN Staff Writer 

Mike Budenholzer said Jeff Teague has had a little bit of an Achilles issue this postseason but he's fine and not laboring against Cavs.

Ohm Youngmisuk ESPN Staff Writer 

Mike Budenholzer said everything is still under consideration when asked if there will be any Game 3 lineup or rotation changes such as more playing time for Kris Humphries. "As the game unfolds, we'll all see it,"' Budenholzer said.

Dave McMenamin ESPN Staff Writer 

Mike Budenholzer before Game 3 vs. Cleveland: "We need to be better, there's no doubt about that."

Ian Begley ESPN Staff Writer 

The Knicks have reached out to Frank Vogel's representatives to gauge the ex-Pacers coach's interest in the NYK job, league sources confirm. The contact was made by GM Steve Mills, per league sources. It was first reported by the New York Post.

John Buccigross @Buccigross

Hawks: 0-10 all-time in playoffs vs Cavaliers (worst record by one team vs another in NBA postseason history)


Watford are ready to join the chase for West Brom's Saido Berahino, a source close to the Hornets tells ESPN FC.

John Buccigross @Buccigross

Cavaliers at Hawks, 7 ET on ESPN (Cavaliers lead 2-0) LeBron James has never lost a playoff series after taking a 2-0 series lead (16-0)