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James’ free throw gives Lakers 114-113 win over Mavericks

LOS ANGELES (AP) — LeBron James walked into Staples Center on Halloween dressed as Jason from the “Friday the 13th” movies. Five hours later, he…

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Klay Thompson breaks Stephen Curry’s record for 3s in game

CHICAGO (AP) — Klay Thompson has broken teammate Stephen Curry’s NBA record for 3-pointers in a game with his 14th during a brilliant offensive performance…

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Curry sets another record for 3s, Warriors hold off Nets

NEW YORK (AP) — Golden State appeared on its way to another easy victory when the game suddenly turned into a 3-point shootout. Luckily for…

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Cavaliers fire coach Tyronn Lue after 0-6 start

Tyronn Lue didn’t make it through the season’s first month without LeBron James. The Cleveland Cavaliers fired their coach on Sunday and named assistant Larry…

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NBA Spurs rally to keep Lakers winless with LeBron, 143-142

LOS ANGELES (AP) — LeBron James hit the tying 3-pointer late in regulation. He led a Lakers lineup of three second-year pros and a rookie…

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NBA Preview: It’s the Warriors, and then everyone else

NBA Commissioner Adam Silver will be at Oracle Arena on Tuesday night, handing the Golden State Warriors what will be their third set of championship…

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Warriors vow to live in the moment, chase another title

OAKLAND, Calif. (AP) — With unsettled contract situations making many of the players’ futures beyond this season uncertain, Warriors coach Steve Kerr is encouraging his…

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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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