It wasn’t supposed to be a stressful final 12 minutes in Indianapolis for the Nuggets on Friday night.
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HOUSTON (AP) — James Harden was Houston’s fourth-leading scorer on Sunday against the Oklahoma City Thunder.
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A California podiatrist who made history when he shot 2,750 consecutive free throws has died. He was 94.
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Over the next several weeks, college players will declare for the NBA Draft and begin the process of hiring agents. The Celtics’ Jaylen Brown went through the same process a year ago, interviewing prospective representatives during the lead-up to the June draft. Brown’s decision: none of the above. Brown is one of the few NBA players without […]
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Debate the answer with Chad Finn and Boston sports fans at The Sports Q.
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LeBron James yanked off the tinted googles protecting his injured eye and flung them away.
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John Wall scored 37 points, Bradley Beal added 27 and the Washington Wizards began a challenging road trip by beating LeBron James and the Cavaliers, 127-115, on Saturday night at Quicken Loans Arena.Wall scored 18 in the first quarter, when the Wizard…
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LeBron James, as dominant as can be most nights, cannot save the Cavaliers when they play statue defense like they did March 25 in a 127-115 loss to the Washington Wizards.The Cavaliers did not play like defending NBA champions. They played like a team…
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Bill Macdonald leaped into rise-and-fire mode.The reliably upbeat Lakers’ play-by-play man for Spectrum SportsNet apparently had seen enough as the team stumbled into halftime against the Clippers last Tuesday night trailing 70-40, punctuated by an unc…
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No one does nostalgia like the Lakers and they never did it better than Friday’s ceremony when it seemed like half the Hall of Fame emptied out to see them unveil Shaquille O’Neal’s statue.Jerry West, Elgin Baylor (by the way, where’s his statue?), Phi…
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As its wheels lifted off the runway in Dallas, the plane carrying the Nuggets back to Denver was also charting a new course for a season in peril.
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LOS ANGELES >> In the week prior to Saturday’s game against the Jazz, the Clippers won three games against teams they should beat and dropped one against a team they also should have beaten.
Wins against the Lakers, Knicks and Cavaliers back-ups hardly signaled that the Clippers had exorcised their demons, and a loss Thursday in Dallas suggested many still remain.
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“you can’t guard me.”
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Few things in basketball are more captivating than watching two players go at it in a one-on-one battle. While current Celtics players get to face off against the likes of John Wall and LeBron James, here is who they would want to take on in their dream one-on-one matchup: Avery Bradley: Gary Payton for his underrated offensive abilities. Jaylen Brown: Michael Jordan […]
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He tested positive for a substance found in some over-the-counter supplements, the league said Saturday.
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Kosmider: With more tight games likely down stretch of playoff race, developing closer key for Nuggets
Opening Day at Coors Field is a few weeks away, but the Rockies aren’t the only team in Denver who need to find a closer.
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The Lakers have honored Shaquille O’Neal with a bronze statue of the Hall of Fame center who helped them to three consecutive NBA titles in better days
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Isaiah Thomas scored 25 points, Avery Bradley had 18 with eight rebounds and the Boston Celtics beat the Indiana Pacers 109-100 for their fifth win in six games
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Memory laneWhen West first cast his eyes on Shaquille O’Neal at LSU in 1989, the former Lakers’ general manager had one thought.”He sure would look good in a purple and gold uniform,” West recalled thinking.Seven years later, West made that reality whe…
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LOS ANGELES>> When big men first began to migrate to the perimeter a decade ago, they were often criticized for a lack of toughness.
Those days are clearly gone. But on Saturday, Marreese Speights not only showed his presence beyond the 3-point line is a benefit for the Clippers, it could be the key to knocking out the Utah Jazz if the sides meet in the playoffs.
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