Men's Basketball mlive.com —  The unlikely 2015 Michigan State Final Four team was one of the most seen teams in program history. The Spartans finished No. 5 in total attendance for the 2014-15 season with 616,547, according to data released Monday by the NCAA. The figure includes home, away and neutral site games.
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Men's Basketball detroitnews.com —  Michigan State finished 14th in the nation in average basketball attendance for 2014-15. The Spartans ranked fourth in the Big Ten with an average attendance of 14,797 over 16 home dates.
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Men's Basketball spartanavenue.com —  When you think about Michigan State‘s 2016 recruiting class, you think of guys like Messiah deWeaver, Cam Chambers and Abdul Adams. However, it’s almost time to start focusing on basketball recruiting as the Spartans will be looking to snag Miles Bridges, one of the top recruits in the nation for the class of 2016.
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Men's Basketball spartanavenue.com —  Michigan State‘s 2016 basketball recruiting class is earning nearly the amount of recognition that its football counterparts have garnered. The group, which currently includes four-star power forward Nick Ward and five-star guard Josh Langford, is shaping up to be one of the best in the nation.
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Men's Basketball mlive.com —  "I think we're going to be more talented this year coming up, and I think our chemistry is really going to be good because (Denzel) Valentine is so instrumental in that, but I don't know if we'll win more games," Izzo said last week on ESPNU's college basketball podcast. "We had a heck of a run. But I think we will be more talented this year as far as actual talent"
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Men's Basketball isportsweb.com —  These next couple of weeks will impact the immediate NBA futures of borderline NBA-talent, recent late draft picks, and undrafted rookie free agents. The NBA Summer League kicked off during the course of the holiday weekend. There are three different leagues that will take place over the remaining 23 days, with the Southwest Airlines Orlando Pro Summer League beginning the action on July 4th.
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Men's Basketball freep.com —  For former Michigan State stars Appling, Adreian Payne, Gary Harris, Branden Dawson and Travis Trice — for Lansing Eastern and Providence alumus LaDontae Henton, too — Green's world is the goal: a starting role on an NBA championship team, a massive new long-term contract, the sort of money that can make life easier for generations.
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Men's Basketball mlive.com —  Branden Dawson led the Los Angeles Clippers with 14 points and 14 rebounds in his NBA summer league debut Saturday in Orlando. The Orlando Magic's "Blue" squad won the game by a 75-74 count in overtime, but not before the Clippers' draft day acquisition made a statement.
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Men's Basketball mlive.com —  The Fourth of July will be a day full of basketball for a trio of former Michigan State players. Branden Dawson, Travis Trice and Keith Appling will all take part in the Orlando Summer League starting Saturday morning. The action kicks off at 9 a.m. with Trice and the Miami Heat taking on the Indiana Pacers. Appling and the Orlando Magic White team will take on the Pistons at 11 a.m., while Dawson and the Los Angeles Clippers play at 1 p.m..Games can be seen on NBA TV.
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Men's Basketball mlive.com —  Valentine spent last weekend at the Nike Basketball Academy in Los Angeles, where he competed against many of the top players in the country in games and skills competitions. The goal was to see where his game stood in relation to those projected at the top of next year's NBA draft, and Valentine said things went well.
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Men's Basketball isportsweb.com —  Everybody knows about the leadership and will to win of Nairn. Having received the endorsement of two of the greatest Spartans of all-time in Draymond Green and Mateen Cleaves, it was already known what Nairn did for the locker room. Cleaves has even went as far to say that the soon-to-be sophomore reminds him of himself on more than one occasion because of the will to win.
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Men's Basketball btpowerhouse.com —  Michigan State alum Keith Appling will once again participate in the summer league, playing for the Orlando Magic this time around.
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Men's Basketball spreaker.com —  Jack and Rico Beard talk with MSU five-star shooting guard commit (2016) from Madison, Alabama, Joshua Langford.



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Men's Basketball statenews.com —  When Madison Academy (Ala.) head basketball coach Andy Blackston saw a then-7th grade Joshua Langford come to his school for the first time and pick up a basketball, that’s when he knew. For Tellus Langford, it was when he saw his son win the Alabama 3A player of the year as an 8th grader on the Madison Academy varsity basketball team. That’s when he knew. Eventually, just about everyone in Joshua Langford’s life knew one thing was for certain — he would one day blossom into a big time Division 1 college basketball player.
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Men's Basketball mlive.com —  When he committed to Michigan State last month, five-star guard Joshua Langford said he planned on lending a hand in the Spartans' recruiting efforts. It didn't take him long to follow through on that promise.
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Men's Basketball mlive.com —  For Nairn, the main objective offseason has been building that confidence. After taking two weeks off following the Final Four, Nairn said he spent time in Wichita, Kansas, site of his high school, Sunrise Academy. There, he woke up before 6 a.m. to go to the gym, and wouldn't leave until he made 500 3-pointers. Between his 3-pointer regiment and the various other shots he took, Nairn said he was putting more around 1,000 shots per day. "I was focusing more on one specific thing, and just trying to get better, pushing myself as hard as I can after it," Nairn said.
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Men's Basketball ftw.usatoday.com —  The Golden State Warriors re-signed their free agent forward Draymond Green to a five-year, fully guaranteed deal worth $85 million. Naturally, he called his mother to tell her about it. How did she react? With tears of joy.
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Men's Basketball mlive.com —  Draymond Green announced Wednesday night that he has signed a new contract with the Golden State Warriors. Yahoo! reported the deal is for five years and is worth 85 million dollars.
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Men's Basketball isportsweb.com —  The year is 1995, Tom Izzo becomes the 16th coach in Michigan State basketball history. He is now the longest tenured coach in the Big Ten and has the most wins as a Michigan State basketball coach. But, what is it that has allowed for Izzo to have so much success in East Lansing?
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