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Feb 24

Cavs overcome slow start, route Grizz in Memphis, 112-89 Friday

LeBron James had 18 points, 14 rebounds and 11 assists in his 11th triple-double of the season (66th of his career-regular season) and the Cavaliers pulled away after a slow start to beat the Memphis Grizzlies 112-89 on Friday night. The Cavs were look…

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Feb 24

Report: Former Vols star headed back to NBA

It’s taken four seasons, but former Tennessee star Scotty Hopson is on the verge of returning to the NBA. Hopson is set to sign a contract with the Dallas Mavericks, according to a report from ESPN’s Tim McMahon. Continue reading at GoVols247. More GoVols247 Headlines:

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Feb 24

Raptors drop OT thriller to Bucks

The Bucks came into the Air Canada Centre on Friday night and gave the Toronto Raptors all they could handle, even recovering from a buzzer-beating game-tying dunk by Jonas Valanciunas that sent the game into overtime. The usual suspect Giannis Antetok…

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Feb 24

LA Lakers Should Add Kawhi Leonard to List of Superstar Targets

LOS ANGELES — As the Los Angeles Lakers prepare for what they hope to be a franchise-revitalizing summer, the San Antonio Spurs are struggling through a difficult season without Kawhi Leonard. On Wednesday, coach Gregg Popovich said he’d be “surprised” if Leonard returns this season from

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Feb 24

What’s next for the inconsistent, unpredictable and maybe very good Thunder?

Royce Young ESPN Staff Writer Close Covers the Oklahoma City Thunder for ESPN.com Follow on Twitter The Oklahoma City Thunder still had one game to go before the All-Star break, on the road against the Memphis Grizzlies, but Carmelo Anthony was already…

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Feb 24

Mavericks Scandal Is An Opportunity For The NBA To Lead On The Me Too Movement

When the Golden State Warriors won the NBA title last season, their MVP guard Stephen Curry said he would vote to decline the White House’s invitation to host the team in response to President Donald Trump’s stoking of social and racial injustice in Am…

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Feb 24

Giannis Antetokounmpo scores 26, Bucks beat Raptors 122-119 in OT

Giannis Antetokounmpo and the Milwaukee Bucks felt extra good about getting a rare win against the Toronto Raptors.

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Feb 24

Kings host Lakers following narrow loss to Thunder

SACRAMENTO, Calif. — With about seven weeks left, the Sacramento Kings are settling in for more of what figures to be too many nights of losing. They knew they’d have a lot of them even before they embarked on year one of their ground-up rebuild. More important to the organization is the progress

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Feb 24

Floyd Mayweather dresses as a COWBOY for LA Lakers vs Dallas Mavericks NBA game

Boxing legend Floyd Mayweather isn’t famed for a low-key, understated personality, as proven by donning a full cowboy outfit for an NBA game last night. The 41-year-old was channeling his ‘cowboy swag’ as the LA Lakers cruised to a 124-102 victory over the Dallas Mavericks. In an Instagram

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Feb 24

Jimmy Butler injury update: Timberwolves’ star to have MRI amid ‘optimism’ no ACL tear

Jimmy Butler had to leave the Timberwolves’ matchup against the Rockets in the third quarter with an apparent right-knee injury. Butler hurt himself on a play where he came down after a rebound on Rockets center Nene. He managed to move a little bit after the play, but after taking a couple of steps

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Feb 24

Heat’s Dwyane Wade: Scores 16 points in loss

Wade collected 16 points (7-20 FG, 0-1 3Pt, 2-2 FT), five rebounds and two assists in 26 minutes during Friday’s 124-123 loss to New Orleans. Wade hit a step-back jumper with 20 seconds left in overtime to give the Heat a one-point lead. Unfortunately, he could not repeat the shot in the dying seconds

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Feb 24

LeBron James inspires Cleveland Cavaliers to victory over Memphis…

LeBron James hit a triple-double as the Cleveland Cavaliers outclassed the Memphis Grizzlies in a 112-89 success. The Cavs were looking to overcome the disappointment of their 110-103 loss to the Washington Wizards on Thursday, but found themselves dow…

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Feb 24

Jokic’s triple-double leads Nuggets over Spurs, 122-119

Caption Close DENVER (AP) — Denver coach Michael Malone thinks Nikola Jokic should in the MVP conversation. The young center is proving worthy of the praise. Jokic had 28 points, 11 rebounds and 11 assists before fouling out, Wilson Chandler had 18 poi…

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Feb 24

NBA games Friday, scores, highlights: Lonzo Ball impressive in Lakers return

Thursday may have been the teaser, but the NBA was officially back from the All-Star break on Friday, with 11 games on the schedule. Here are all the scores, highlights and updates from the night’s action. Enjoy. NBA scores for Friday, Feb. 23 Boston Celtics 110, Detroit Pistons 98 (Box Score) Charlotte

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Feb 24

Warriors Tonight: Stephen Curry starts stretch run on fire

THE ESSENTIALS Tipoff: 5:30 p.m. Saturday at Oracle Arena. TV: ABC. Radio: KGMZ 95.7 “The Game” in Oakland and San Francisco, KRTY 95.3 in San Jose, KION 1460 and 101.1 in Salinas and Monterey. THE RECORDS Warriors: 45-14, No. 2 in the Western Conferen…

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Feb 24

Jokic’s triple-double leads Nuggets over Spurs, 122-119

DENVER (AP) – Nikola Jokic had 28 points, 11 rebounds and 11 assists before fouling out, Wilson Chandler had 18 points and a season-high 16 rebounds, and the Denver Nuggets beat the San Antonio Spurs 122-119 on Friday night. Jokic has a triple-double i…

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