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Cavaliers lose in Lue's first game as coach

Jan 24, 2016

Cavaliers lose in Lue's first game as coach

They changed coaches. Everything else about the Cavaliers looked the same. And as if they don’t have enough problems, new coach Tyronn Lue said they’re out of shape. Lue didn’t make much of a difference in his coaching debut for Cleveland, as Pau Gasol ...

Warriors defeat Pacers as Kerr returns to bench

Jan 23, 2016

Warriors defeat Pacers as Kerr returns to bench

Steve Kerr had butterflies Friday night for his long-awaited season debut coaching the defending NBA champions. Then, he got right back to winning. Golden State’s second-year coach knocked down a half-court shot in Cleveland earlier this week that pointed to him returning to full ...

League blows chance to honor Aoki

| Jan 23, 2016

League blows chance to honor Aoki

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It’s absolutely ridiculous that the most popular player in bj-league history is not going to play in the circuit’s 10th and final All-Star Game. But it’s not surprising. Really, it isn’t. The bj-league has often failed to do things logically. And it’s often failed ...

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 ...