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SAN FRANCISCO - Jayson Tatum had 27 points in picking up the offensive slack for Boston without injured Marcus Smart, and the Celtics withstood another scoring outburst by Stephen Curry to beat the Golden State Warriors, 111-107, on Tuesday night (Wednesday, Manila ...
Feb 3, 2021
Oklahoma City Thunder's all-star guard and MVP candidate Russell Westbrook racked up an astonishing triple-double on Wednesday in another historic display of his all-around greatness. He put up 20 points, 20 rebounds, and 21 assists, making him only ...
Apr 5, 2019
ARGUABLY the best player in the league right now, Stephen Curry has had many influences in his game, and he's had many idols growing up. But influences and idols may not always necessarily be the best, and that's what the ...
Apr 4, 2019
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DALLAS - Dirk Nowitzki passed Wilt Chamberlain for sixth place on the NBA's career scoring list, but Elfrid Payton had his fifth straight triple-double to help the New Orleans Pelicans beat the Dallas Mavericks, 129-125, in overtime Monday night. ...
Mar 19, 2019
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DALLAS - Tim Hardaway Jr. scored 22 points, Dirk Nowitzki closed within three points of Wilt Chamberlain on the NBA scoring list and the Dallas Mavericks ended a seven-game losing streak with a 121-116 victory over the Cleveland Cavaliers on Saturday ...
Mar 17, 2019
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NEW YORK - James Harden has reached 30 points for the 21st consecutive game, passing Wilt Chamberlain for the fourth-longest streak in NBA history.Harden's 3-pointer with about three minutes remaining in the first half of Houston's ...
Jan 24, 2019
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LOS ANGELES - A floating jumper, a foul and a free throw in the fourth quarter of a tight game.With a gorgeous three-point play, the King jumped over the Big Dipper.LeBron James' inimitable presence has already been felt in ...
Nov 15, 2018
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DENVER - First, Russell Westbrook broke Oscar Robertson's record for most triple-doubles in a season. Then, he broke the Denver Nuggets' hearts.Westbrook's 36-foot dagger at the buzzer gave Oklahoma City a 106-105 victory, eliminating ...
Apr 10, 2017
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OKLAHOMA CITY - For just a few moments, Russell Westbrook slowed down.The Oklahoma City Thunder's mile-a-minute point guard took the time to soak in the atmosphere Tuesday night (Wednesday, Manila time) after he matched Oscar Robertson's ...
Apr 5, 2017
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BOSTON - The Phoenix Suns' Devin Booker is only 20 and already has a place alongside Wilt Chamberlain, Kobe Bryant and just a few others in NBA history.Booker scored 70 points, becoming the sixth different player to reach that total, but ...
Mar 25, 2017
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OKLAHOMA CITY - Oscar Robertson is the only player ever to have more triple-doubles in a season than Russell Westbrook.Westbrook had his 31st triple-double of the season to help Oklahoma City beat San Antonio 102-92 on Thursday night (Friday, ...
Mar 10, 2017
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NEW ORLEANS - Move over, Wilt. After 55 years, one of your records is no more.Anthony Davis took care of that.At the defense-free dunkfest that now serves as the NBA's All-Star Game, Davis scored a record 52 ...
Feb 20, 2017
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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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FIVE-time NBA champion Kobe Bryant of the Los Angeles Lakers plays the final game of his 20-year career on Wednesday (Thursday, Manila time), when he leads the Lakers against the Utah Jazz at Staples Center.Before the Black Mamba ends ...
Apr 12, 2016
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MIAMI - Wilt Chamberlain, your record is in jeopardy.No, not the 100-point one.DeAndre Jordan of the Los Angeles Clippers - who has made 25 of his last 28 shots from the field - very quietly made a run at Chamberlain's ...
Jan 4, 2016
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PHILADELPHIA - Wilt Chamberlain has been cut down to size. Wilt The Stilt is now Wilt The Stamp.The Hall of Famer and the only NBA player to score 100 points in a game is set to appear on a commemorative US postage ...
Oct 2, 2014
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