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LEBRON James may still be lagging behind in his chase for Michael Jordan in championship rings, but The King surpassed His Airness in the NBA history books on Thursday (Friday, Manila time).James set a historic feat in marching to his seventh ...
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May 26, 2017
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BOSTON - LeBron James says his chase of Michael Jordan's accomplishments is simply personal motivation. It's not about wanting to establish himself as the NBA's greatest player.James spoke Thursday (Friday, Manila time) during the morning shootaround before the Cavaliers ...
May 26, 2017
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LEBRON James bounced back strong from a lethargic performance in Game 3 of the Cleveland Cavaliers' Eastern Conference Finals series against the Boston Celtics after dropping 34 points in their Game 4 victory, 112-99, on Tuesday (Wednesday, Manila time) to move ...
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May 25, 2017
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CLEVELAND Cavaliers coach Tyronn Lue isn't looking past the Boston Celtics even as his team is a win away from an NBA Finals trilogy against the Golden State Warriors.In fact, Lue told Cleveland.com's Joe Vardon and a small ...
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May 25, 2017
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ANOTHER 'dirty play' took the spotlight in the NBA Western Conference Finals between Golden State and San Antonio, with Warriors star Stephen Curry calling out Spurs backup big Dewayne Dedmon for a dangerous moving screen late in their Game 3 win to ...
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May 22, 2017
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OAKLAND, California - For all the years David West yearned to be part of the great San Antonio Spurs franchise, he finally got that chance last season. Now, he is facing them from the other side with Golden State and doing his part ...
May 20, 2017
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BOSTON - After Boston was beaten up in the Eastern Conference finals opener, Isaiah Thomas was confident the Celtics could bounce back in Game 2."We're not scared of Cleveland," he said. "They're not the Monstars. They're ...
May 20, 2017
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IN the summer of 2015, the San Antonio Spurs went shopping like they never have before.Long content to spend big money on their core while using free agency to sprinkle role players around them, the Spurs lavished a max contract on ...
May 19, 2017
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BOSTON - LeBron James did pretty much whatever he wanted to against the Celtics in the Cavaliers' dominating win in Game 1 of the NBA Eastern Conference finals.He was efficient, scoring from the outside, rolling downhill and getting to the rim ...
May 19, 2017
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The Golden State Warriors' rare unbeaten start this postseason doesn't necessarily mean they're on their way to a title.Golden State is just the fifth NBA team to win its first 10 playoff games in a given ...
May 18, 2017
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OAKLAND, California - Acting Warriors coach Mike Brown had a legitimate excuse for his late arrival at Oracle Arena for Game 2 of the Western Conference finals: seems he just avoided getting arrested right outside.Brown was driving behind the Spurs team bus ...
May 17, 2017
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INDEPENDENCE, Ohio - LeBron James is a meticulous dresser on and off the court, so his fashion choice on Tuesday (Wednesday, Manila time) was no accident.He had worn the sleeveless T-shirt before in practice, but the black cutoff with the picture ...
May 17, 2017
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THE powerhouse Golden State Warriors clobbered the shorthanded San Antonio Spurs, 136-100, on Tuesday in Oakland (Wednesday, Manila time) to make it two straight wins in the Western Conference finals.The Warriors scored the games' first five points and cruised to ...
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May 17, 2017
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BOSTON (AP) - Isaiah Thomas used to imagine what it would be like to play in a Game 7 as he watched some of the NBA's biggest names cement their legacies on the league's biggest stage.The Celtics All- ...
May 15, 2017
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INDEPENDENCE, Ohio - Kyrie Irving misses the sounds, the sights, the stress of the NBA playoffs.The All-Star point guard isn't the only one."We're itching to play," Irving said.The Cavaliers are still waiting.With Washington and Boston headed ...
May 15, 2017
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HOUSTON - San Antonio is heading to the Western Conference finals for the 13th time thanks to a player who has never been there.The Spurs eliminated the sluggish James Harden and Houston Rockets with a 114-75 victory in Game 6 on ...
May 12, 2017
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WASHINGTON - Isaiah Thomas' Boston Celtics and John Wall's Washington Wizards have built something of a rivalry this season, going back and forth, trading wins on the court and barbs off it, from the "Funeral Game" in January to the ...
May 12, 2017
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THE San Antonio Spurs started a playoff game for the first time in 17 years without a starter named Tim Duncan, Tony Parker, Manu Ginobili and Kawhi Leonard. Yet they managed to advance to another Western Conference final, thanks to LaMarcus Aldridge. ...
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May 12, 2017
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BOSTON - Playing in the Garden has brought out the Boston Celtics' best basketball this postseason.Wednesday night (Thursday, Manila time) it was home to one of the best nights of Avery Bradley's career.Bradley scored a playoff career-high ...
May 11, 2017
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KAWHI Leonard insisted he was ready to play through an injured ankle he suffered late in the San Antonio Spurs' 110-107 overtime win over the Houston Rockets in Game 5 of their West semis series on Tuesday (Wednesday, Manila time).Still, ...
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May 10, 2017
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