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Los Angeles Lakers forward Kobe Bryant, right, hugs Washington Wizards guard John Wall (2) after an NBA basketball game, Wednesday, Dec. 2, 2015, in Washington. The Lakers won 108-104. (AP Photo/Nick Wass) ** FILE **

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Bob Cousy (14) of the Boston Celtics takes a rebound off the backboard after an attempted basket by Dick McGuire (15) of the New York Knickerbockers in the fourth quarter of their NBA playoff game at the Boston Garden in Boston, Mass., March 26, 1953. Other identifiable players are: Bob Harris (13) and Bill Sharman (21) of the Celtics: Nat Clifton (8) and Ernie Vandeweghe (9) both of the Knicks. The Celtics won 86-70. (AP Photo/Bill Chaplis)

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In this May 11, 2015, file photo, Dallas Mavericks basketball team owner Mark Cuban answers questions from the audience before President Barack Obama spoke in the South Court Auditorium of the Eisenhower Executive Office Building on the White House complex in Washington. The NBA has fined Mark Cuban for commenting about the team's agreements with DeAndre Jordan and Wes Matthews during the league's free agent moratorium. NBA spokesman Tim Frank confirmed the penalty, which ESPN.com reported Tuesday, July 7, 2015, was for $25,000. (AP Photo/Carolyn Kaster), File

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Illustration on China and the NBA by Alexander Hunter/The Washington Times

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KELLY AND MATTHEW STAFFORD Detroit Lions quarterback Matthew Stafford, right, smiles while watching the Detroit Pistons play the Cleveland Cavaliers with his wife Kelly, left, during the first half of an NBA basketball game, in Auburn Hills, Mich. Kelly Stafford says she is home after surgery to remove a brain tumor. She says the surgery lasted 12 hours and shared other details Sunday, April 21, 2019, on her Instagram account. (AP Photo/Duane Burleson, File)

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Washington Wizards first round draft pick Rui Hachimura, left, shakes hands with Wizards senior vice president of basketball operations Tommy Sheppard as they arrive for an NBA basketball press conference at Capital One Arena in Washington, Friday, June 21, 2019.(AP Photo/Pablo Martinez Monsivais)**FILE****

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Actress Carmen Electra and NBA star Dennis Rodman married in 1999 after an all-night bender. They filed for divorce six months later.

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9. Robert Traylor: Milwaukee Bucks (No. 6, 1998) Milwaukee Bucks' Robert Traylor, 54, jokes with NBA photographer Gary Dineen as he poses for photos during the Bucks' Media Day, Monday, Oct. 4, 1999, at the team's training facility in St. Francis, Wis. (AP Photo/Morry Gash)

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4. Greg Oden: Portland Trail Blazers (No. 1, 2007) Ohio State's Greg Oden, right is shown with NBA commissioner David Stern after being selected by Portland Trail Blazers as the No. 1 overall in the first round of the 2007 NBA Draft Thursday, June 28, 2007 in New York. (AP Photo/Kathy Willens)

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FILE - In this Nov. 17, 2015, file photo, Detroit Lions quarterback Matthew Stafford, right, smiles while watching the Detroit Pistons play the Cleveland Cavaliers with his wife Kelly, left, during the first half of an NBA basketball game, in Auburn Hills, Mich. Kelly Stafford plans to have surgery to remove a brain tumor. Stafford shared the details Wednesday, April 3, 2019, on her Instagram account. She says an MRI showed the tumor on cranial nerves after she had vertigo spells within the last year. (AP Photo/Duane Burleson, File)

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NBA star Carmelo Anthony and wife, TV personality LaLa Anthony

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Former NBA player Landry Fields and wife, model Elaine Alden

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NBA player Nick Young and singer Iggy Azalea

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4. Michael Jordan, former NBA player, current NBA franchise owner, $1.7 billion Charlotte Hornets owner Michael Jordan shouts at an official during the second half of an NBA basketball game against the New York Knicks in Charlotte, N.C., Monday, Jan. 28, 2019. (AP Photo/Chuck Burton)

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Washington Wizards guard Bradley Beal (3) reacts after making a basket during triple overtime of an NBA basketball game against the Phoenix Suns, Saturday, Dec. 22, 2018, in Washington. Beal had 40 points and his first career triple-double and the Wizards won 149-146 in triple-overtime. (AP Photo/Nick Wass) **FILE**

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Washington Wizards point guard John Wall, center, with Wizards majority owner Ted Leonsis, left, and president Ernie Grunfeld arrive for a news conference to announce NBA basketball star John Wall's contract extension, Friday, Aug. 4, 2017, in Washington. (AP Photo/Manuel Balce Ceneta) **FILE**

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9. Allen Iverson, 1996 Philadelphia 76ers (Georgetown) Allen Iverson, left, of Georgetown holds up a jersey with NBA commissioner David Stern after being selected as the number one pick in the 1996 NBA draft by the Philadelphia 76ers Wednesday night, June 26, 1996, in East Rutherford, N.J. (AP Photo/Ron Frehm)

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5. Shaquille O'Neal, 1992 Orlando Magic (LSU) Louisiana State University player Shaquille O'Neal waving to the crowd after he was picked first by the Orlando Magic team in NBA Draft at Memorial Coliseum in Portland, Ore. O'Neal says on Twitter that he's "about to retire." O'Neal sent a Tweet shortly before 2:45 p.m. saying, "im retiring." It included a link to a 16-second video in which he says, "We did it; 19 years, baby. Thank you very much. That's why I'm telling you first: I'm about to retire. Love you. Talk to you soon." (AP Photo/Don Ryan,File)

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8. Patrick Ewing, 1985 New York Knicks (Georgetown) Patrick Ewing accepts his New York Knicks jersey from Dave DeBusschere, right, general manager of the Knicks, as NBA commissioner David Stern look on, at the NBA Draft in New York. The NBA draft lottery debuted 30 years ago. The 2015 NBA draft lottery will take place in New York on Tuesday, May 19, 2015. (AP Photo/Marty Lederhandler, File)

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13. Anthony Davis, 2012 New Orleans Hornets (Kentucky) NBA Commissioner David Stern, left, poses with the No. 1 overall draft pick Anthony Davis, of Kentucky, who was selected by the New Orleans Hornets in the NBA basketball draft, Thursday, June, 28, 2012, in Newark, N.J. (AP Photo/Mel Evans)