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/ Apr 8, 2017

NBA sets up global network of schools

The NBA is to open a worldwide network of basketball schools aimed at unearthing talent from across the globe, the league announced on Friday. The first NBA Basketball School was launched in Mumbai on Friday, open to male and female players between ages 6 ...

Hawks trample over Cavaliers

/ Apr 8, 2017

Hawks trample over Cavaliers

As the jaw-dropping loss began to sink in, LeBron James sat on the floor away from his teammates, alone in his thoughts. The playoffs are just days away, and the NBA champions are lost again. Tim Hardaway Jr. scored 15 of his 22 points ...

Millsap, Hardaway boost Hawks past Celtics

/ Apr 7, 2017

Millsap, Hardaway boost Hawks past Celtics

With Paul Millsap back on the floor, Atlanta Hawks coach Mike Budenholzer likes his team’s chances to get in the playoffs. “At some point, we just needed to win a game, and I think that’s where our focus is,” Budenholzer said. “These are good ...

Westbrook ties triple-double mark in victory

/ Apr 5, 2017

Westbrook ties triple-double mark in victory

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 after he matched Oscar Robertson’s single-season record with his 41st triple-double. The home crowd stood and chanted “MVP! ...

Towns sparks T-Wolves past Trail Blazers

/ Apr 4, 2017

Towns sparks T-Wolves past Trail Blazers

As Karl-Anthony Towns powered through Portland’s smaller frontcourt, the Trail Blazers found out just how much they’re going to miss big man Jusuf Nurkic down the stretch. Towns had 34 points and 12 rebounds as the Minnesota Timberwolves snapped Portland’s six-game winning streak with ...

LeBron outduels George

/ Apr 3, 2017

LeBron outduels George

The playoffs are nearing. The Cavaliers are already feeling the pressure. LeBron James made a big 3-pointer in the final minute of the second overtime and scored 41 points to offset 43 by Indiana’s Paul George, and Cleveland opened its April schedule with an ...

DeRozan lifts Raptors over Pacers

/ Apr 1, 2017

DeRozan lifts Raptors over Pacers

After playing cat and mouse with the Indiana Pacers for much of the first half Friday night, the Toronto Raptors scored 34 points in the third quarter to take full control. With DeMar DeRozan’s 40 points leading the way, they cruised to a 111-100 ...

/ Mar 31, 2017

Veteran guard Stephenson returns to Pacers

The Indiana Pacers are bringing back Lance Stephenson. More than two years after the brash 195-cm guard left in free agency, the Pacers re-signed Stephenson on Thursday — just in time to fill a gaping hole as they try to make a final playoff ...