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NEW YORK - Jordan Clarkson had 20 points and 11 rebounds, newcomer Alec Burks threw down a two-handed dunk with 3.2 seconds left in regulation, and the Cleveland Cavaliers avoided a fourth-quarter collapse and edged the Brooklyn Nets, 99-97, ...
Dec 4, 2018
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DRAYMOND Green was at it again in terms of trolling LeBron James.Green threw shade at James yet again with the outfit he wore during Golden State's NBA championship parade on Wednesday, Manila.Green wore a black shirt with an Arthur ...
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Jun 14, 2018
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CLEVELAND - Kevin Love's arms are lined with finger-nail scratches, discolored bruises and abrasions, hard-earned mementos from months battling under the basket against other NBA big men.Some of the surface wounds are healing, some are fresh.Other marks ...
May 30, 2018
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OAKLAND, California - Klay Thompson sat on the floor in the middle of his teammates and pointed to his "2018 NBA FINALS" hat during a locker-room photo.An important face was missing from the moment: Andre Iguodala.In a postseason defined by ...
May 30, 2018
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CHICAGO - Each time Jeff Green stands in front of a mirror, he sees a jagged, nine-inch scar that runs from the base of his neck to the top of his abdomen. It's a vivid reminder of the open heart ...
May 28, 2018
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BOSTON - LeBron James is tired. The young Boston Celtics seem to be getting stronger.Rookie Jayson Tatum scored 24 points - his ninth 20-point game of the postseason - and Boston beat Cleveland 96-83 on Wednesday night (Thursday, Manila time) to take ...
May 24, 2018
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CHICAGO - It was a uniquely spectacular Saturday (Sunday, Manila time), the kind you probably won't witness again in your lifetime. It began with a royal wedding and ended with a royal beating.Hours after Prince Harry, heir to the British ...
May 20, 2018
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JR Smith came under fire for his hard push on Al Horford in Game Two of the Cleveland-Boston series on Tuesday night (Wednesday, Manila time), but the Cavs guard insisted he meant no harm.Tempers flared with 3:49 to play ...
May 16, 2018
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CHICAGO - When the TD Garden in Boston blares its arena music for Sunday's Game One of the Eastern Conference Finals, it might be appropriate to cue in this Taylor Swift song: 'I Knew You Were Trouble.'LeBron James, ...
May 13, 2018
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CHICAGO - After winning 59 regular season games and claiming the No. 1 seed in the Eastern Conference, the Toronto Raptors looked like a rose ready to burst in full bloom and make a postseason run for the ages.But against LeBron James ...
May 9, 2018
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CHICAGO - When the final horn blared ending Game Two of the Eastern Conference semifinals on Thursday night (Friday, Manila time), the Toronto Raptors had the glazed look of a boxer who just realized the empty feeling that the fighter on the opposite ...
May 4, 2018
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INDEPENDENCE, Ohio - By now, LeBron James is usually getting some rest in the NBA playoffs.The Pacers are making him work much harder than he has in years.After splitting the first four games, Indiana and Cleveland will meet on Wednesday night ( ...
Apr 25, 2018
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CHICAGO - Game Four fell on a Sunday. It sure wasn't Easter but the Cleveland Cavaliers witnessed a resurrection that may have salvaged their postseason, which was teetering dangerously on the brink of a 3-1 deficit.At long last, after ...
Apr 23, 2018
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The host Indiana Pacers, meanwhile, weren't so high-fashion inclined. They just came to work with their hard hats and lunch pails.The contrast in outfits was just one of the many tangible qualities that define this Cavaliers-Pacers series. ...
Apr 22, 2018
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CHICAGO - With a recharged offense, one that departed from an isolation-heavy attack and embraced a more free-wheeling, three-point shooting friendly approach, the Toronto Raptors have become legitimate title contenders this season.With a 53-18 record entering Thursday' ...
Mar 23, 2018
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CLEVELAND - LeBron James scored 35 points and added 17 assists, his last setting up a late a 3-pointer by Kevin Love, and the undermanned Cleveland Cavaliers ended Toronto's nine-game road winning streak with a 132-129 victory over ...
Mar 22, 2018
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LOS ANGELES - Beating LeBron James and the Cavaliers was a statement game to the Los Angeles Clippers only in that it lifted them into the eighth and final Western Conference playoff spot.DeAndre Jordan had 20 points and 23 rebounds and Tobias ...
Mar 10, 2018
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CLEVELAND - Tucked inside his locker-room cubicle, LeBron James was getting dressed following another tough loss when a familiar voice grabbed his attention.Richard Jefferson came to visit.James smiled at his former teammate, and in that moment, things were like they ...
Mar 4, 2018
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INDEPENDENCE, Ohio - Larry Nance Jr. has run into an unexpected snag since joining the Cavaliers."Trying to convince my mom that I'm not living at home," he said, smiling. "We're out looking for rental properties and stuff like ...
Feb 22, 2018
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CHICAGO - A person isn't supposed to be kicked when he or she is down. It's one of those unwritten and time-honored rules in life. But fate, blind as lady justice, doesn't give a damn.So ...
Feb 1, 2018
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LEBRON James turned 33 last week. Here's an alarming stat: 93 percent of the players in the league are younger than he is.Out of the 476 players who appeared in at least one NBA game this season, only 34 ...
Jan 3, 2018
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