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Keeping Score: LeBron James Celebrates 30,000th Point and Then He Scores It

Wed, 24 Jan 2018 04:45:39 GMT

LeBron James briefly celebrated on the court after sinking a 19-footer that gave him 30,001 points for his career.James was so confident that he would score the 7 points he needed to reach the mark that he congratulated himself on Instagram hours before Tuesday night’s game.

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Milwaukee Bucks, Seeking a Change in Leadership, Fire Jason Kidd

Tue, 23 Jan 2018 04:03:25 GMT

Under Jason Kidd the Milwaukee Bucks had dropped to the No. 8 spot in the Eastern Conference. After Monday’s win they are back to the No. 7 spot.The underperforming Bucks had recently dropped into the No. 8 spot in the Eastern Conference playoff standings despite a roster loaded with talent.

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Rockets 116, Warriors 108: Chris Paul Scores 33 as Rockets End Warriors’ Road Streak

Sun, 21 Jan 2018 06:04:59 GMT

Houston Rockets guard Chris Paul tipped a shot attempt by Golden State Warriors forward Kevin Durant in Saturday’s game.Paul also had 11 rebounds in a game that ended a 14-game win streak for Golden State.

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Cavaliers Pursue DeAndre Jordan and Lou Williams Ahead of N.B.A. Trade Deadline

Sat, 20 Jan 2018 02:58:01 GMT

In need of an elite rim protector and rebounder, the Cavaliers might try to acquire DeAndre Jordan of the Clippers.The team seems willing to give up some veteran players to better position itself for a title run.

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On Pro Basketball: 8 Fearless N.B.A. Predictions: LeBron, Boogie and the Blazers’ Backcourt

Fri, 19 Jan 2018 19:22:35 GMT

Will Markelle Fultz, the No. 1 draft pick last June, play again this season? It’s looking more and more doubtful.Don’t order that LeBron James Lakers jersey just yet.

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Grizzlies 105, Knicks 99: Grizzlies, Minus Gasol, Still Manage to Beat Knicks

Thu, 18 Jan 2018 04:21:50 GMT

Ivan Rabb, left, and Mario Chalmers of the Memphis Grizzlies closed down on the Knicks’ Enes Kanter during Memphis’ win on Wednesday.Tyreke Evans led the way for Memphis as the Grizzlies held off a late surge by the Knicks. The Grizzlies had not won consecutive games since October.

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Trevor Ariza and Gerald Green Suspended Over Rockets-Clippers Melee

Thu, 18 Jan 2018 02:57:58 GMT

Houston's Trevor Ariza was suspended for his actions during, and after, a contentious game with the Los Angeles Clippers.Ariza and Green were barred for two games each, but no other players were punished, as a result of a contentious game that included a locker room invasion.

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