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Ryan Coogler to produce LeBron James’ ‘Space Jam 2’

LOS ANGELES (AP) — “Black Panther” director Ryan Coogler is joining LeBron James and the “Space Jam 2″ team. James’ production company SpringHill Entertainment tweeted…

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Manu Ginobili, a 4-time champion with Spurs, retires at 41

Manu Ginobili has played his final game, and with that a new era awaits the San Antonio Spurs. Ginobili announced his decision to retire Monday,…

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NCAA adopts college basketball reforms for agents, NBA draft

RALEIGH, N.C. (AP) — The NCAA is taking steps to try to clean up college basketball, carving out a limited role for agents to work…

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LA-bound LeBron opens school in Akron as part of legacy

AKRON, Ohio (AP) — LeBron James is leaving home again and leaving behind something he says is more meaningful than any of his NBA championships.…

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Curry dazzles from deep, Warriors take 2-0 NBA Finals lead

OAKLAND, Calif. (AP) — Stephen Curry backpedaled in pure joy. He skipped, hollered and let the ball fly from everywhere with that feeling he gets…

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Cavs’ J.R. Smith struggles in Game 2 after Game 1 blunder

OAKLAND, Calif. (AP) — J.R. Smith turned from villain to Warriors’ fan favorite thanks to his memorable blunder. Unfortunately for the Cleveland Cavaliers, Smith was…

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Round 4: It’s Cleveland vs. Golden State, again

Here we go again. And again. And, well, again. Round 4 — as many predicted, and others probably lamented — is happening. Cleveland and Golden…

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Celtics take Game 1 of East finals, beating Cavaliers 108-83

BOSTON (AP) — The assignment for Boston Celtics forward Marcus Morris in his first start this postseason was easy to explain but nearly impossible to…

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Ball brothers, slowed by injuries, leaving Lithuanian club

LiAngelo and LaMelo Ball are leaving their Lithuania team by mutual agreement. BC Prienu Vytautas on Thursday announced the departure of the younger brothers of…

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It’s playoff time: The NBA’s first-round pairings are set

MIAMI (AP) — The NBA playoffs that start this weekend already have an extremely tough act to follow. The regular season ended with a flourish.…

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It’s the last day of the NBA season, with much to decide

MIAMI (AP) — The end has arrived. Actually, for Atlanta, Phoenix, Dallas and Charlotte, the end came in their season finales Tuesday. There are nine…

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Rhode Island’s Dan Hurley agrees to become UConn’s coach

STORRS, Conn. (AP) — Rhode Island’s Dan Hurley agreed to become UConn’s coach, joining a team that is under NCAA investigation and fired Kevin Ollie…

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Headed South: #21 Cowboys upset #5 East Ascension (video)

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Fergie’s NBA All-Star Game national anthem confuses, amuses

LOS ANGELES (AP) — Fergie tried something different with her national anthem at the NBA All-Star Game, and not everybody was cheering. The Black Eyed…

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AP source: Pelicans to acquire Mirotic from Bulls

NEW ORLEANS (AP) — The New Orleans Pelicans acquired forward Nikola Mirotic and a second-round draft pick from the Chicago Bulls for center Omer Asik,…

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