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LAKE BUENA VISTA, Florida - They had just lost a playoff heartbreaker, and two nights later the Denver Nuggets quickly went from in control to in trouble.Escaping trouble is what these Nuggets do best."Everybody always has us packing our bags and ...
A day ago
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LAKE BUENA VISTA, Florida - Jamal Murray had 28 points, 12 assists and eight rebounds and made two late 3-pointers to halt a Lakers charge, helping the Denver Nuggets to a 114-106 victory on Tuesday night (Wednesday, Manila time) that cut ...
A day ago
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CHICAGO - One of the basic tenets in defending an inbounds play is to switch all screens coming from the baseline.As explained by coach Don Kelbick of Breakthrough Basketball, the goal of this philosophy is to ensure that the post defenders stay ...
3 days ago
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LAKE BUENA VISTA, Florida - Anthony Davis has never been this deep in the playoffs, never had the chance to take such an important shot.It's nothing new for the Los Angeles Lakers, though.So when Davis' 3-pointer swished ...
3 days ago
IT AIN'T over till it's over.The Nuggets thought they had it in the bag as the last two seconds wound down on Game 2. But Anthony Davis had other ideas.It was a buzzer beater heard all around the ...
4 days ago
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LAKE BUENA VISTA, Florida - Anthony Davis made a 3-pointer as time expired to give the Los Angeles Lakers a 105-103 victory over the Denver Nuggets on Sunday night (Monday, Manila time) and a 2-0 lead in the Western Conference ...
4 days ago
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WITH one comeback after another in the playoffs, the Denver Nuggets showed themselves to be a team that falls down but doesn't stay down.The Los Angeles Lakers noticed.They watched the Nuggets repeatedly rally from big deficits against Utah ...
5 days ago
FINALLY, Bron and Co. were able to shake off the Game 1 jitters they've experienced all postseason long.With statement performances from Anthony Davis and LeBron James, the Lakers walked away with this one, 126-114. By halftime, the Los Angeles ...
5 days ago
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LAKE BUENA VISTA, Florida - Anthony Davis had 37 points and 10 rebounds, LeBron James added 15 points and 12 assists, and the Los Angeles Lakers rolled to a 126-114 victory over the Denver Nuggets on Friday night (Saturday, Manila time) in ...
6 days ago
ON SATURDAY, the Denver Nuggets will face the Los Angeles Lakers in the Western Conference Finals for the first time since 2009.A lot has changed since these two teams last played for a spot in the Finals, starting with the 2019- ...
6 days ago
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LEBRON James, Anthony Davis and the Lakers were there waiting. Kawhi Leonard and the Clippers were right on the doorstep.One more win would have set up a Western Conference finals showdown between the Los Angeles teams, the top two seeds who ...
Sep 18, 2020
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FRUSTRATED with the Los Angeles derby that never was?Not the Lakers.Kyle Kuzma said the Lakers, top team in the Western Conference in the regular season and now back in the conference finals, were not really focused on cross city rivals ...
Sep 17, 2020
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CHICAGO - Watching the Clippers collapse before my disbelieving eyes made my blood pressure pressure boil to 180 over angry.Hours and no sleep later, as I slowly, pitifully attempt to crawl out of this fog, I remain far, far away from that ...
Sep 16, 2020
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LAKE BUENA VISTA, Florida - Just about everyone had L.A. vs. L.A. written in for the Western Conference finals.Then along came the resilient Denver Nuggets, who crashed the party.Behind Jamal Murray and Nikola Jokic, the Nuggets advanced to the ...
Sep 16, 2020
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LAKE BUENA VISTA, Florida - Nikola Jokic picked out two birthday presents for his coach. He just didn't know which one he would be wrapping."Before the game I told him, 'Coach, I'm going to give you a ...
Sep 16, 2020
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LAKE BUENA VISTA, Florida - Denver's dynamic duo of Jamal Murray and Nikola Jokic led another stunning turnaround as the Nuggets advanced to the Western Conference finals for the first time since 2009.Murray scored 40 points, Jokic had a triple- ...
Sep 16, 2020
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LAKE BUENA VISTA, Florida - Denver started its season by talking about winning a championship way back in training camp, knowing very well that few would believe in the Nuggets' chances.The doubters fueled them then.The doubters still fuel them now - even ...
Sep 15, 2020
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CHICAGO - The names and faces have changed, so have the uniforms. But some things stay the same. These new-look L.A. Clippers seem to be honoring their inglorious past and are rehashing old, familiar habits. Choking. Freezing. Brain farting. Or whatever ...
Sep 14, 2020
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LAKE BUENA VISTA, Florida - Flights home from the NBA's bubble are planned whenever a team is on the cusp of elimination, just in case they're needed.Denver is in no hurry to board that plane.The never-say- ...
Sep 14, 2020
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LAKE BUENA VISTA, Florida - Doc Rivers is fully aware of the adage that says the hardest games to win in the NBA are the ones where one team can end another's season.He'd like to amend that theory." ...
Sep 13, 2020
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