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Big O endorses Westbrook for MVP

/ Apr 13, 2017

Big O endorses Westbrook for MVP

Oscar Robertson endorsed Russell Westbrook for the NBA’s Most Valuable Player award before the Oklahoma City Thunder’s regular-season finale against the Denver Nuggets on Wednesday. Westbrook broke Robertson’s single-season record for triple-doubles by getting his 42nd on Sunday against Denver. Robertson set the previous ...

Romo basks in honorary day with Mavericks

/ Apr 12, 2017

Romo basks in honorary day with Mavericks

Coach Rick Carlisle draped his arm around Tony Romo as the crowd roared in the final minutes of the Dallas Mavericks’ honorary game for the retiring Cowboys quarterback. Fans desperately wanted to see the career passing leader for the storied Cowboys franchise get in ...

Heat remain in hunt for playoffs

/ Apr 11, 2017

Heat remain in hunt for playoffs

For the Miami Heat, the season is going down to the final night. They need a win. They need some help. But they still have a chance. Tyler Johnson scored 24 points, including the game’s final four from the foul line in overtime, and ...

Lillard scores franchise-record 59 points for Blazers

/ Apr 9, 2017

Lillard scores franchise-record 59 points for Blazers

Damian Lillard had no idea how close he was to the 60-point milestone. He scored a franchise-record 59 points and matched his career high with nine 3-pointers to help the Portland Trail Blazers beat the Utah Jazz 101-86 on Saturday night. Lillard surpassed Damon ...

/ 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 ...