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IT is the time of year when every injury report causes eyebrows to raise.D'Angelo Russell, not in Golden State's lineup at Washington on Monday?Hmmm.Tristan Thompson, scratched by the Cleveland Cavaliers for their game against New York ...
Feb 4, 2020
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TORONTO'S Kawhi Leonard and Golden State's Kevin Durant are both very difficult to figure out. They seem to enjoy giving cryptic answers, a minimum of clues, and clearly relish having enigmatic status.It makes NBA free agency tough to ...
Jun 27, 2019
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OAKLAND, California - Late last week, Bob Myers could barely even wrap his mind around the idea he needed to start thinking about the NBA draft. The Golden State general manager just tried to cope, somehow, with the shock and sadness of losing ...
Jun 20, 2019
OAKLAND, California - The Canadian flag, soaked in beer and champagne, was waved in the Toronto locker room. Pascal Siakam wore the flag of Cameroon around his shoulders. Marc Gasol was yelling some happy phrase in Spanish.Every team that wins an NBA ...
Jun 14, 2019
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OAKLAND, California - In the end, they were just battered and broken.And now, they're beaten.The Golden State Warriors are champions no more.The reign ended Thursday night (Friday, Manila time) in the last game they'll ever play at Oracle ...
Jun 14, 2019
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KLAY Thompson sustained a torn ACL in his left knee during Game 6 of the NBA Finals, more heartbreaking injury news for the Golden State Warriors after Kevin Durant ruptured his right Achilles tendon and had surgery.Thompson injured the knee late ...
Jun 14, 2019
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TORONTO - Fans poured onto the streets and honked horns in Toronto and celebrated throughout Canada after the Toronto Raptors won their first NBA championship on Thursday night (Friday, Manila time)."And that's how we do it in the North," Prime ...
Jun 14, 2019
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OAKLAND, Calif. - Kawhi Leonard raised his arms high in triumph and celebrated Canada's first NBA championship."We the North!" is now "We the Champs!"Leonard and the Toronto Raptors captured the country's first major title in 26 years ...
Jun 14, 2019
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OAKLAND, California - Stephen Curry did all he could to lead the injury-depleted Golden State Warriors.It wasn't enough.Curry scored 47 points - a playoff career-high for the three-time champion - but the Warriors still find themselves in some postseason ...
Jun 6, 2019
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TORONTO - Sometime in the next couple weeks, either the Toronto Raptors or Golden State Warriors will proclaim themselves to be world champions.They won't be true "world" champions, of course.But these NBA Finals have a very distinct international feel.Game ...
May 30, 2019
NEW YORK - Though LeBron James didn't make the playoffs in his first season in Los Angeles, his move to the Lakers paid off in jersey sales.The NBA announced Thursday (Friday, Manila time) that James had the most popular individual ...
Apr 26, 2019
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OAKLAND, California - Lou Williams again came off the bench and knocked down big shot after big shot. Patrick Beverley crashed the boards at every chance. Danilo Gallinari drove the lane with authority.The Los Angeles Clippers took the Warriors right out of ...
Apr 25, 2019
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MIAMI - The last spot in the NBA playoffs went to the Detroit Pistons.Their reward: A series against MVP candidate Giannis Antetokounmpo and the Milwaukee Bucks.The drama of the regular season went all the way to the very end of the ...
Apr 11, 2019
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A LOOK at where things stand in the NBA playoff picture, with seven days remaining in the regular season:EASTERN CONFERENCEMilwaukee is on the verge of clinching the NBA's best record, which would lock the Bucks into the No. 1 ...
Apr 4, 2019
IT'S no secret that every team in the NBA wants to claim the top seed in their respective conference and receive the home-court advantage throughout the conference playoffs. But Steve Kerr isn't risking it over his team's ...
Mar 26, 2019
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MIAMI - The playoff field is largely set.The positioning, that's still anyone's guess.So even while some of what we could have had for drama over the final 2½ weeks of the NBA regular season won't ...
Mar 25, 2019
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CHICAGO - After beating the Golden State Warriors in overtime, 135-134, last Friday at the Oracle Arena, the Houston Rockets and their fans were so overjoyed you'd think they just won all the marbles.But wait, let's slap &# ...
Jan 7, 2019
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HOUSTON - James Harden scored 27 points and the Houston Rockets routed the Golden State Warriors 107-86 on Thursday night (Friday, Manila time) in a rematch of last season's Western Conference finals.The Rockets (7-7), who announced before the ...
Nov 16, 2018
NBA
OAKLAND, California - Two days after a career game against the Utah Jazz, Derrick Rose had a very short night against the Golden State Warriors.Rose played just five minutes in the first quarter for the Minnesota Timberwolves and scored three points, then ...
Nov 3, 2018
NBA
CHICAGO - When the Golden State Warriors rolled into the United Center on Tuesday (Wednesday, Manila time), the Chicago Bulls went on high alert for Steph Curry and Kevin Durant, who entered the contest averaging 33.9 and 30.3 points per game, ...
Oct 31, 2018
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