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Blazers shine late in win over Mavs

Feb 8, 2017

Blazers shine late in win over Mavs

On a night Dirk Nowitzki turned back the clock for the Dallas Mavericks, C.J. McCollum had the final answer. McCollum scored 32 points, the last two on a runner from the top of the lane with 0.9 seconds left, to give the Portland Trail ...

Rodman receives probation for hit-and-run accident

Feb 7, 2017

Rodman receives probation for hit-and-run accident

Former NBA star Dennis Rodman was given community service Monday for a hit-and-run accident he caused by driving the wrong way on a freeway ramp in southern California, officials said. Rodman was at the wheel of a sports utility vehicle in the early hours ...

Cavaliers conquer Wizards in overtime

Feb 7, 2017

Cavaliers conquer Wizards in overtime

There’s always something with LeBron James, and Monday night was no different, from the gimme layup he somehow missed after admittedly traveling . . . to the turnaround, step-back, fadeaway 3-pointer he banked in with 0.3 seconds left to force overtime . . . ...

Celtics spoil Pierce's last hurrah in Boston

Feb 6, 2017

Celtics spoil Pierce's last hurrah in Boston

Isaiah Thomas bumped into Paul Pierce tooling around Boston on Saturday night and then stole the spotlight from the former Celtics captain on Sunday. With the crowd uncertain whether to cheer loudest for the Celtics or for Pierce — or for the Patriots in ...

Diamond Dolphins overcome Burrell's absence to beat Alvark

Feb 5, 2017

Diamond Dolphins overcome Burrell's absence to beat Alvark

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Without injured All-Star forward Justin Burrell’s commanding presence on the court, the determined Nagoya Diamond Dolphins stayed aggressive and relied on all-around hustle over the weekend against the Alvark Tokyo. Nagoya rebounded from a four-point Saturday loss by outlasting the hosts in overtime on ...

Spurs coach Popovich sets record

Feb 5, 2017

Spurs coach Popovich sets record

Manu Ginobili knew how important Gregg Popovich is to the San Antonio Spurs even before the coach set the NBA record for most wins with a single franchise. Popovich earned his 1,128th victory Saturday night, leading the Spurs to a 121-97 victory over the ...

Barnett recalls legends Russell, Wilt, Barry

| Feb 4, 2017

Barnett recalls legends Russell, Wilt, Barry

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Second in a two-part series Watching the sustained excellence of the Golden State Warriors in his job as the team’s longtime TV analyst, Jim Barnett exudes passion when describing the brilliance of the team’s style of play. Fueled by the “Splash Brothers,” stars Stephen ...

Feb 4, 2017

VanDerveer wins 1,000th game

Tara VanDerveer became just the second NCAA women’s coach to reach 1,000 career victories Friday night, when No. 8 Stanford beat USC 58-42. With her record at 1,000-228, VanDerveer joins Pat Summitt — who died last summer from early onset Alzheimer’s disease with 1,098 ...

Harden carries Rockets past Bulls

Feb 4, 2017

Harden carries Rockets past Bulls

With the game on the line, James Harden resorted to his step-back jumper on three key plays and drained two of them. Harden had 42 points, 12 rebounds and nine assists to rally the Houston Rockets past the Chicago Bulls 121-117 in overtime Friday ...

Popovich equals NBA mark for wins with one franchise

Feb 3, 2017

Popovich equals NBA mark for wins with one franchise

Gregg Popovich greeted his latest career milestone with his usual self-deprecation and deflection, insisting he only achieves these records because he is old. Friends and players rarely disagree with the San Antonio Spurs’ emotional coach. But they did this time. Popovich tied the NBA ...