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LeBron James #6 of the Los Angeles Lakers and Giannis Antetokounmpo #34 of the Milwaukee Bucks at C...
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LeBron James, Giannis Antetokounmpo named captains of 2023 NBA All-Star Game

Los Angeles Lakers forward LeBron James and Milwaukee Bucks forward Giannis Antetokounmpo were named captains for the 2023 NBA All-Star Game.
10 days ago
Brooklyn Nets acting head coach Jacque Vaughn points during the second half of an NBA basketball ga...
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Nets announce Jacque Vaughn as head coach, change course from Udoka

The Brooklyn Nets made Jacque Vaughn their HC, promoting Steve Nash's replacement instead of hiring suspended Boston coach Ime Udoka.
3 months ago
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Boston Celtics top Warriors to take 2-1 lead in NBA Finals

Jaylen Brown scored 27 points, Jayson Tatum added 26 and the Boston Celtics beat the Golden State Warriors in a 116-100 victory Wednesday/
8 months ago
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Quin Snyder steps down as head coach of Utah Jazz after 8 seasons

Quin Snyder has stepped down as head coach of the Utah Jazz after leading them to 372-264 record in eight seasons.
8 months ago
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Warriors collapse in 4th quarter to lose Game 1 of Finals vs. Celtics

The Boston Celtics rode the most lopsided fourth quarter in NBA Finals history to take Game 1 against the Golden State Warriors.
8 months ago
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Celtics hold off Heat in Game 7, advance to NBA Finals

The Boston Celtics beat the Miami Heat 100-96 on Sunday night and reach the NBA Finals for the first time since 2010.
8 months ago
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Luka Doncic, Mavericks avoid sweep with win over Warriors

Luka Doncic had 30 points and 14 rebounds and the Dallas Mavericks beat the Golden State Warriors on Tuesday night to avoid being swept.
9 months ago
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Warriors one step closer to sweep of Mavericks after Game 3 victory

The Golden State Warriors beat the Dallas Mavericks 109-100 Sunday night to take a 3-0 lead in the Western Conference Finals.
9 months ago
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Heat beat Celtics in Boston despite losing F Jimmy Butler to injury

Despite playing the second half without star Jimmy Butler, the Heat held on to a 109-103 win over the Celtics to take a 2-1 series lead.
9 months ago
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NBA changes up design of trophies, adds conference finals MVPs

The NBA’s championship trophy has a new look, and the league will hand out some new trophies for the first time during these playoffs.
9 months ago
Denver Nuggets center Nikola Jokic (15) moves the ball up court as Phoenix Suns center Deandre Ayto...
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Report: Nikola Jokic captures 2nd straight NBA MVP award

Nikola Jokic has won his second consecutive MVP award after a season in which he finished with numbers never before seen in NBA history.
9 months ago
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Steph Curry leads Warriors to 2-1 series lead over Grizzlies

Steph Curry scored 30 points and the Warriors shut down Memphis 142-112 on Saturday night for a 2-1 lead in the Western Conference semifinals.
9 months ago
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Ja Morant’s 47 points lead Grizzlies to win over Warriors, tie series at 1-1

Ja Morant matched a career playoff-high of 47 points as the Memphis Grizzlies beat the Golden State Warriors 106-101 to tie the series at 1-1.
9 months ago
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Utah Jazz take series lead after Game 1 against Doncic-less Dallas Mavericks

The Utah Jazz opened the playoffs with a 99-93 victory over the Dallas Mavericks, who were without injured All-Star guard Luka Doncic.
10 months ago
Arizona Sports

Suns’ 1st-round playoff opponent down to 3 teams after Timberwolves secure 7-seed

The Suns will face the Clippers, Pelicans or Spurs in the first round of the NBA Playoffs after the Timberwolves secured the No. 7 seed.
10 months ago
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NYC COVID-19 vaccine exemption allows Kyrie Irving to play home games

Nets guard Kyrie Irving had been among the most high-profile people impacted by New York City’s COVID-19 vaccine mandate.
11 months ago
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Reports: New Orleans Pelicans acquire C.J. McCollum in 7-player trade

The New Orleans Pelicans have reportedly acquired guard C.J. McCollum from the Portland Trail Blazers as part of a seven-player trade.
1 year ago
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LaMelo Ball, Murray to replace Durant, Green in NBA All-Star Game

Hornets guard LaMelo Ball and Spurs guard Dejounte Murray were named to the NBA All-Star Game on Monday as injury replacements.
1 year ago
Arizona State guard Josh Christopher (13) dunks in front of Arizona guard Bennedict Mathurin during...
Arizona Sports

Rockets take ASU’s Josh Christopher 24th in 2021 NBA Draft

Former Arizona State Sun Devils guard Josh Christopher was taken No. 24 overall by the Houston Rockets in the 2021 NBA Draft on Thursday night.
2 years ago
In this Oct. 23, 2019, file photo, NBA Commissioner Adam Silver speaks during a news conference at ...
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Play-in tournament returning to NBA in 2022 for at least one more season

As expected, the NBA's board of governors gave approval Tuesday to a plan that would bring back the play-in tournament in April 2022.
2 years ago
Injured Milwaukee Bucks forward Giannis Antetokounmpo watches from the bench as his team takes on t...
Arizona Sports

Bucks’ Giannis Antetokounmpo ruled out for Game 6 of ECF with knee injury

Bucks' Giannis Antetokounmpo hyperextended his left knee in Game 4 after landing awkwardly trying to contest a dunk by Hawks' Clint Capela.
2 years ago
Milwaukee Bucks' Giannis Antetokounmpo shoots over Atlanta Hawks' Clint Capela during the second ha...
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Bucks blowout Hawks to even up Eastern Conference Finals series at 1-1

The Bucks never trailed, scored 20 straight points late in the second quarter and led by at least 30 throughout the second half.
2 years ago
Brooklyn Nets' Kevin Durant (7) defends against Milwaukee Bucks' Giannis Antetokounmpo during the s...
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Bucks hold on to beat Nets in Game 7 in OT to advance to ECF

The Milwaukee Bucks are advancing to the Eastern Conference Finals after beating the Brooklyn Nets 115-111 in OT on Saturday night.
2 years ago
Los Angeles Clippers' Kawhi Leonard (2) and Marcus Morris Sr. (8) defend against Utah Jazz guard Do...
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Donovan Mitchell’s 45 points, Rudy Gobert’s block help Jazz take Game 1

Donovan Mitchell scored 45 points in the Utah Jazz's 112-109 win over the Los Angeles Clippers in Game 1 of the Western Conference semifinals on Tuesday.
2 years ago