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Cavs fire Blatt in shocking move

Jan 23, 2016

Cavs fire Blatt in shocking move

Even after wins, and there were a bunch of them, the Cavaliers didn’t celebrate. Everything was too easy for them, way too easy. Loaded with talent, they’re lacking chemistry and cohesion. A championship roster without championship heart. David Blatt took the fall. The second-year ...

Jan 22, 2016

Bucks' Kidd to resume coaching next week

The Milwaukee Bucks say Jason Kidd is expected to resume his coaching duties next week. Kidd has been recovering from right hip surgery on Dec. 21. He has missed the last 15 games. The Bucks announced Thursday that Kidd will be back on the ...

Jan 22, 2016

George sentenced to nine years in prison for running Ponzi scheme

Former NBA player and University of Connecticut star Tate George was sentenced in a New Jersey federal court Thursday to nine years in prison for running a real estate Ponzi scheme. A federal judge in Trenton also ordered George to pay $2.5 million in ...

Spurs whip Suns to notch 12th consecutive victory

Jan 22, 2016

Spurs whip Suns to notch 12th consecutive victory

Kawhi Leonard scored 21 points to lead the San Antonio Spurs to their 12th straight victory, a 117-89 win over the Phoenix Suns on Thursday night. Leonard, selected as an All-Star starter for first time in his career earlier in the day, scored eight ...

Curry, Warriors crush Bulls

Jan 21, 2016

Curry, Warriors crush Bulls

Stephen Curry glanced at the “72” banner hanging from the rafters during the morning shootaround. A number that for two decades seemed unattainable just might be in reach for the Warriors if they keep playing this way. Curry scored 25 points, and Golden State ...

Warriors steamroll Cavs in rematch of NBA Finals

Jan 19, 2016

Warriors steamroll Cavs in rematch of NBA Finals

Stephen Curry didn’t smell champagne. Blood was in the air. Curry scored 35 points in three quarters, Andre Iguodala added 20 and Golden State returned to the arena where it won the NBA championship last season and embarrassed the Cleveland Cavaliers 132-98 on Monday ...

Westbrook leads Thunder past Heat

Jan 18, 2016

Westbrook leads Thunder past Heat

Russell Westbrook got another triple-double and as usual, the Thunder won. Westbrook had his second consecutive triple-double to help the Oklahoma City Thunder beat the Miami Heat 99-74 on Sunday. The explosive point guard finished with 13 points, 15 assists and 10 rebounds. It ...

Kings halt Clippers' win streak at 10

Jan 17, 2016

Kings halt Clippers' win streak at 10

Without DeAndre Jordan and Blake Griffin inside, the Clippers were forced to shoot jumpers. The Sacramento Kings were on the perimeter contesting shots and disrupting their looks. DeMarcus Cousins had 19 points and 13 rebounds, Omri Casspi added 17 points and the Kings stopped ...

Spurs stretch home streak to 32 with victory over Cavs

Jan 15, 2016

Spurs stretch home streak to 32 with victory over Cavs

The Cleveland Cavaliers gave San Antonio another tense test at home before the Spurs rose up on defense for what they deemed their biggest win of the season. Tony Parker had 24 points and San Antonio used a furious start to the fourth quarter ...

Jan 15, 2016

LeBron to produce, appear in reality TV show

LeBron James will co-produce and appear in a reality TV series called “Cleveland Hustles.” James and his close friend and business partner, Maverick Carter, are producing the series that will debut this summer on CNBC. James also will make some cameo appearances. On the ...