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a model for some many of us coming up thanks for setting the bar so high and doing it with class and grace
A model for some many of us coming up. Thanks for setting the bar so high and doing it with class and grace.
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we can still be really good on the end of an era the day after and beyond with reporting from one last trip to
"We can still be really good " - On the end of an era, the day after, and beyond, with reporting from one last trip to Oakland team offices on Friday
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this is what klay wrote earlier today the end in particular resonates
This is what Klay wrote earlier today. The end in particular resonates:
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asked lacob about klay earlier tonight just before tipoff his response im not allowed to say what were going t
Asked Lacob about Klay earlier tonight, just before tipoff. His response: “I’m not allowed to say what we’re going to do…I will just say, I love Klay Thompson. We love Klay Thompson. We find it very difficult to see Klay Thompson in any other uniform.”
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just a two minute rest i ll be ready that s what klay told kerr with a torn acl
"Just a two minute rest, I'll be ready". That's what Klay told Kerr. With a torn ACL.
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moving tribute by grantwahl to his mom
Moving tribute by @GrantWahl to his mom
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spoke to kerr about the kd injury the decision to play him and the last 48 hours
Spoke to Kerr about the KD injury, the decision to play him, and the last 48 hours
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news of tony parker retiring making me nostalgic for the duncan ginobili tp era forever my favorite big three
News of Tony Parker retiring making me nostalgic for the Duncan/Ginobili/TP era. Forever my favorite Big Three. ( from )
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four peat for doublerpr winkler amp the crew the gold standard in pro sports
Four-peat for @DoubleR_PR , Winkler, & the crew. The gold standard in pro sports.
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and on if she was ready i could have run a whole story of abby and megan quotes wish all athletes were as thou
@mPinoe And @AbbyWambach on if she was ready (I could have run a whole story of Abby and Megan quotes. Wish all athletes were as thoughtful/passionate/candid): https:/

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you can t give in my story on monty williams the woman he loved and the power of persistence
"You Can't Give In": My story on Monty Williams, the woman he loved, and the power of persistence
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wrote about a man who predicted the basketball future
Wrote about a man who predicted the basketball future
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don t divide us bring us together a message to the president from stevekerr
"Don't Divide Us. Bring Us Together": A message to the president from @SteveKerr

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to be surrounded by people i love at the end the story of teammates who ve become family 27 former niners drop
"To be surrounded by people I love at the end." The story of teammates who've become family: 27 former Niners dropping everything to fly to Montana for Dwight Clark
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nba lottery pick at 18 addict at 28 my story on what happened to robert swift
NBA lottery pick at 18. Addict at 28. My story on what happened to Robert Swift
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dirk lived up to his promise too
Dirk lived up to his promise, too.
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as a parent mpinoe comments particularly resonated she didn t hold back
As a parent, @mPinoe comments particularly resonated (she didn't hold back):
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matt barnes with a reasoned thoughtful response to casey jacobsen s thoughts on the clippers
Matt Barnes with a reasoned, thoughtful response to Casey Jacobsen's thoughts on the Clippers
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