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Dec 15

Durant, Warriors top Mavericks 112-97

Durant leads Warriors past Mavericks for eighth straight win OAKLAND, Calif. (AP) — After his brilliant game, Omri Casspi returned to the court to sing a Hanukkah prayer along with hundreds of fans and then took his turn lighting the large menorah on …

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Dec 15

Durant, Warriors top Mavericks 112-97

Durant leads Warriors past Mavericks for eighth straight win OAKLAND, Calif. (AP) — After his brilliant game, Omri Casspi returned to the court to sing a Hanukkah prayer along with hundreds of fans and then took his turn lighting the large menorah on n…

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Dec 15

Preview: Nets hope for a quick turnaround when they travel to face Raptors

Back-to-back games have a long been a debate in the NBA, but sometimes they do have unintended benefits. It can serve as a way to quickly bounce back after a poor result. The Nets (11-16) definitely can use that after their loss to the Knicks on Thursd…

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Dec 15

Walton Jr. Re-joins the HEAT

– The Miami HEAT announced today that Derrick Walton Jr. has re-joined the HEAT from the Sioux Falls Skyforce as part of his two-way contract. Walton Jr. has appeared in eight games with the Skyforce this season averaging 14.5 points, 7.5 assists, 3.0 …

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Dec 15

Cavs Stay Hot at Home, Hold Off Lakers

Wrap-Up — One thing the Cavaliers have done since they turned the campaign around in early November is to take care of young squads looking to make their mark against the Eastern Conference champs. The up-and-coming Lakers were the Wine & Gold’s most recent victim – with Cleveland grabbing a first

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Dec 15

Philadelphia 76ers to Unveil Sculpture of 76ers Legend Maurice Cheeks at Training Complex in Camden

Cheeks, a 6-foot-1 guard, spent the first 11 seasons of his 15-year career with the 76ers, which drafted him with the 36th overall pick in the 1978 NBA Draft out of West Texas A&M University. In 853 games (610 starts) with the 76ers, he averaged 12…

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Dec 15

Keys to the Game: Bulls at Bucks (12.15.17)

Tonight the Bulls visit Milwaukee to take on the Bucks in the first of four meetings this season. Milwaukee comes in looking to bounce back after falling on the road Wednesday night in New Orleans, 115-108. Despite the loss the Bucks have still won six…

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Dec 15

Daily News – December 15, 2017

**NOTE: The news clips and articles listed don’t necessarily reflect the views or beliefs of the Cleveland Cavaliers or their Basketball Operations staff, partners, or sponsors.** Author: Joe Vardon Publication: Cleveland.com Who LeBron looks up to Scottie Pippen. Julius Erving. George Gervin. Oh

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Dec 15

Game Preview: Raptors vs. Nets

Brooklyn Nets (11-16) @ Toronto Raptors (18-8)  Friday, December 15, 7:30 P.M. ET. Air Canada Centre TSN, TSN1050 The Raptors defeated the Nets 103-95 in Brooklyn in the last meeting between these two teams in February of last year. Kyle Lowry had a 15…

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Dec 15

Chuck’s Daily Check In 12.15.17

Bulls (7-20, 2-12 on the road) at Bucks (15-11, 9-4 at home). NBC Sports Chicago: Neil Funk and Stacey King. 7PM CT. WLS 890 AM: Chuck Swirsky, Bill Wennington and Steve Kashul. Bulls: Mirotic (4 games) 19pp, Markkanen: 14ppg. Bucks: Antetokounmpo: 29….

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Dec 15

Wizards get rematch with Clippers

After playing last weekend in L.A., the Wizards and Clippers meet again, this time in D.C. Game Info Capital One Arena | 7:00 p.m. | NBCSW | 1500 AM Probable Starters Wizards (15-13): G – Wall, G – Beal, F – Porter Jr., F – Morris, C – Gortat  Clippers…

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Dec 15

Weekly Run podcast: Losses could snowball during a brutal December for the Utah Jazz

If you’re a Utah Jazz fan, you might want to add the NBA’s schedule makers to your list of holiday villains. But while Scrooge and the Grinch eventually came around, and even Scott Farkus got what was coming to him, there might not be a happy ending to this story. The Jazz’s December is just

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Dec 15

Mailbag | Justin Patton’s Return, NBA Twitter & LeBron’s 15th Season

Our mailbag last week was met with mixed reviews, which we considering a HUGE win! Just kidding. It was a lot of fun and this is now going to be a weekly thing on Timberwolves dot com. These are questions from real people. Or maybe they aren’t. This all depends on when Patton gets called back up

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Dec 15

Lonzo Ball: LeBron James ‘best player in the world right now’

— Lonzo Ball got an up-close look at the biggest baller of them all. LeBron James recorded his 59th career triple-double in front of Ball and his brothers, Kevin Love scored 28 points and the Cleveland Cavaliers won for the 16th time in 17 games, 121-…

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Dec 15

Lonzo Ball: LeBron James ‘best player in the world right now’

— Lonzo Ball got an up-close look at the biggest baller of them all. LeBron James recorded his 59th career triple-double in front of Ball and his brothers, Kevin Love scored 28 points and the Cleveland Cavaliers won for the 16th time in 17 games, 121-…

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Dec 15

Knicks star Kristaps Porzingis (left knee) exits Thursday’s game against Nets

There was a lot of excitement on Thursday night for the all-New York City matchup between the Knicks and Nets. Unfortunately, the excitement soon turned to worry as Kristaps Porzingis was knocked out of the game with a knee injury. During the third qua…

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