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Take a look at the latest news and rumors around the NBA.

June 07, 2016

By Tom Downey, Chat Sports

Game 3 of the NBA Finals between the Golden State Warriors and Cleveland Cavaliers is Wednesday, as the Warriors look to take a commanding 3–0 series lead. As for the rest of the NBA, the focus is on the draft and free agency. 

Check out the latest NBA news and rumors below. 

• The New York Knicks have interest in Evan Turner, reports Alex Kennedy of Basketball Insiders. That interest could be mutual, reports Kennedy. 

• International basketball reporter David Picks reports Dragan Bender has scheduled workouts with the Boston Celtics, Phoenix Suns and Minnesota Timberwolves. Those teams have the No. 3 through No. 5 picks in the draft. 

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• Kentucky big man Skal Labissiere has workouts scheduled with nearly every top 10 team reports, reports Kennedy. He also met with executives from the Magic and Rockets after his pro day. 

• The Los Angeles Clippers are trying to move up in the first round of the NBA draft, reports Steve Kyler of Basketball Insiders. The Clippers have the No. 25 and No. 33 picks this year. 

• Several notable NBA players won’t play in the Olympics because of health. ESPN’s Marc Stein reports Stephen Curry, LaMarcus Aldridge, Chris Paul, Blake Griffin, Anthony Davis and John Wall are out.  

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• Toronto Raptors forward Bismack Biyombo has opted out of his contract, reports Eric Pincus of Basketball Insiders. 

• Charlotte Hornets guard Jeremy Lin has also opted out of his contract, reports Chris Haynes of Lin was set to make $2.2 million next season.

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