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Lakers fete Kobe with special night

/ Dec 19, 2017

Lakers fete Kobe with special night

Five-time NBA champion Kobe Bryant was hailed as the "greatest" Los Angeles Laker of all Monday by fellow legend Magic Johnson in a ceremony to retire Bryant's jersey numbers. The tribute came at halftime of the Lakers' Staples Center matchup against the defending NBA champion ...

LeBron James makes statement as Cavaliers beat Wizards

/ Dec 18, 2017

LeBron James makes statement as Cavaliers beat Wizards

LeBron James joked that he changed out of his shoes — one black, one white, with "equality" in gold capital letters — at halftime because he was playing poorly. "If that's a bad game," teammate Kevin Love said, "then sheesh!" James finished with 20 points, 15 ...

LeBron sparks Cavs to 13th consecutive win

/ Dec 7, 2017

LeBron sparks Cavs to 13th consecutive win

The play is called "Chicago," named after a game-winning shot LeBron James made in the playoffs to beat the Bulls. It worked like a charm again in Cleveland. James drained a 3-pointer with 15 seconds left and finished with 32 points as the Cavaliers tied a ...

Heat snap Celtics' win streak at 16

/ Nov 23, 2017

Heat snap Celtics' win streak at 16

Dion Waiters watched his 3-point try bounce off the rim, ricochet off the top of the backboard, then hit the rim again and somehow drop through the net. It was a huge shot in the final moments, and a lucky one. That's what it took to ...

Celtics come back to down Warriors for 14th straight

/ Nov 17, 2017

Celtics come back to down Warriors for 14th straight

Hours before the Celtics took the court Thursday night to protect their winning streak against the defending NBA champion Golden State Warriors, Jaylen Brown was walking around in a fog. Boston's second-year forward was not even thinking about basketball after learning about the sudden death ...

LeBron, Korver lead Cavs in rally past Knicks

/ Nov 14, 2017

LeBron, Korver lead Cavs in rally past Knicks

LeBron James got shoved by the Knicks and then benched by his coach. Neither could keep him down for good. James had 23 points, 12 assists and nine rebounds, Kyle Korver scored 19 of his 21 points in the fourth quarter to spark a huge comeback, ...

Thunder star Paul George drops 42 on Clippers

/ Nov 11, 2017

Thunder star Paul George drops 42 on Clippers

This was the Paul George that Thunder fans had been waiting for. George scored 42 points and Oklahoma City snapped a four-game losing streak with a 120-111 victory over the Los Angeles Clippers on Friday night. It was George's highest scoring performance since joining the Thunder ...