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MILWAUKEE - Giannis Antetokounmpo moved into second place on Milwaukee's career scoring list and helped the Bucks deliver the short-handed Philadelphia 76ers their fourth straight loss.Antetokounmpo had 24 points and the Bucks beat the 76ers for the second time ...
Apr 25, 2021
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NEW YORK - Kareem Abdul-Jabbar revealed he had prostate cancer in a magazine article he wrote about health risks faced by Blacks.Abdul-Jabbar, the NBA's career scoring leader, provided no other details about that illness in the piece he ...
Dec 10, 2020
ADAM Abdul Jabbar, Kareem Abdul-Jabar's son, was arrested and has posted bail after allegedly stabbing a 60-year-old neighbor in San Clemente, California.Reports on Saturday (Sunday, Manila time) said the 28-year-old Jabbar was arrested after the ...
Jun 14, 2020
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ISIAH Thomas said he was surprised to have been called an a_$h0£e by Michael Jordan, insisting he believed what they had then in clashes between the Detroit Pistons and Chicago Bulls was simply on-court hostility."I was definitely surprised," ...
Apr 29, 2020
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PHILADELPHIA - LeBron James moved past Kobe Bryant for third place on the NBA's career scoring list, getting the milestone on a driving layup against the Philadelphia 76ers on Saturday night (Sunday, Manila time).The Los Angeles Lakers star scored the ...
Jan 26, 2020
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LEBRON James continued his milestone collection in his 16th year in the NBA.The Los Angeles Lakers superstar became the fourth player in NBA history to breach the 33,000-point plateau during his team's 114-110 victory over the New ...
Nov 29, 2019
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LOS ANGELES - Anthony Davis is four games into his first season with the Los Angeles Lakers, and he's already in good company.Elgin Baylor, Wilt Chamberlain, Kareem Abdul-Jabbar, George Mikan, Shaquille O'Neal - and now AD.Davis had ...
Oct 30, 2019
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LEBRON James is finally going to pass Michael Jordan.In scoring, at least.While the debate will rage forever about which player is better, James will soon have scored more points than Jordan.James is 211 points shy of passing Jordan (32, ...
Feb 21, 2019
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SAN ANTONIO - LeBron James has joined the NBA's 30,000-point club.James became the seventh player with 30,000 career points when he hit a jumper with one second left in the first quarter of the Cleveland Cavaliers' ...
Jan 24, 2018
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NEW YORK - A new jazz conference seeks to determine what role jazz can play in today's society, and it has tapped Kareem Abdul-Jabbar as its keynote speaker.Jazz Congress will hold its inaugural event on Jan. 11 in New ...
Dec 19, 2017
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KOBE Bryant might just find his way back to help turn things around for the struggling Los Angeles Lakers.Lakers president for basketball operations Magic Johnson bared in an interview with SiriusXM NBA Radio on Tuesday (Wednesday, Manila time), as reported by ...
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May 18, 2017
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CLEVELAND - LeBron James considered swigging a beer while scoring 35 points, Kyrie Irving added 24 and the Cleveland Cavaliers picked up where they left off following a long layoff and throttled the Toronto Raptors, 116-105, on Monday (Tuesday, Manila time) in ...
May 2, 2017
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SHAQUILLE O'Neal was almost speechless as he gave basketball fans a sneak peek on Wednesday (Thursday, Manila time) of his new statue that will be unveiled in Los Angeles on Friday. The larger-than-life statue of O'Neal, who won ...
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Mar 23, 2017
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DIRK Nowitzki feels blessed to have a long career that put him in a position to join the NBA's elite.The German star is closing in on 30,000 points, and is set to put his name along with Kareem Abdul- ...
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Mar 7, 2017
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SHAQUILLE O'Neal is set to join the elite sports icons of Los Angeles as the Lakers will unveil a larger-than-life statue of the NBA legend and Basketball Hall of Famer at the STAPLES Center before the team's game ...
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Dec 21, 2016
WASHINGTON - President Barack Obama awarded the nation's highest civilian honor to 21 groundbreaking actors, musicians, athletes and innovators who inspired him over the years and "helped make me who I am.""Everybody on this stage has touched me in a ...
Nov 23, 2016
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PHILADELPHIA - Pro basketball Hall of Famer Kareem Abdul-Jabbar needled Republican US Presidential nominee Donald Trump with humor on Thursday (Friday, Manila time) and then skewered him with seriousness.The 69-year-old NBA legend walked to the Democratic National Convention podium ...
Jul 29, 2016
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NEW YORK - Stephen Curry has knocked down another honor.The dead-eye point guard who led the Golden State Warriors to a record 73 wins in the regular season was named to the All-NBA first team Thursday (Friday, Manila time). The ...
May 27, 2016
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NEW YORK - Consider Gary Payton unimpressed by Golden State guard Stephen Curry becoming the first unanimous MVP in NBA history.The Hall of Famer tells Sports Illustrated that the vote just "happened to go" Curry's way. He said players like ...
May 20, 2016
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STARTING a postseason 9-0 does not guarantee a championship.Neither does 10-0. Or even 11-0, for that matter. But the Cleveland Cavaliers surely aren't complaining about where they are right now, as their perfect postseason run continues. ...
May 18, 2016
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