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LOS ANGELES (AP) " Still weak and lacking his usual energy after a bout of food poisoning, Gordon Hayward leaned on his teammates. They came up big.Hayward scored 27 points, Utah controlled the paint and the Jazz beat the Los…
04.26 / 07:35
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As the NBA prepares to bring its Basketball Without Borders program to Israel this summer, league officials hope that the first trip to the country can help bring children together during a time of increasing…
04.26 / 06:58
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A late three-point shooting clinic by Patty Mills has fired San Antonio to a home-court win over Memphis in game five of their first-round NBA Playoffs…
04.26 / 06:34
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SAN ANTONIO (AP) " The Spurs turned to their "grandpa" for the lift their young stars have struggled to provide in the past two games.Manu Ginobili hit the court, literally, providing an early spark that helped carry San…
04.26 / 06:03
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HOUSTON (AP) " James Harden had 34 points and his supporting cast helped Houston overcome a 47-point game by Russell Westbrook to get a 105-99 victory over Oklahoma City on Tuesday night to advance to the NBA's Western…
04.26 / 06:03
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LOS ANGELES (AP) " Gordon Hayward scored 27 points, Utah controlled the paint, and the Jazz beat the Los Angeles Clippers 96-92 on Tuesday night to take a 3-2 lead in their first-round NBA playoff series.Hayward returned after…
04.26 / 06:03
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HOUSTON (AP) " The Houston Rockets are headed to the Western Conference semifinals after using strong defense and a balanced scoring attack to overcome another big game by Russell Westbrook and eliminate the Oklahoma City…
04.26 / 05:46
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Patty Mills put on a shooting clinic in an NBA play-offs win on…
04.26 / 05:24
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HOUSTON (AP) " James Harden had 34 points and his supporting cast helped Houston overcome a 47-point game by Russell Westbrook to get a 105-99 victory over Oklahoma City on Tuesday night to advance to the NBA's Western…
04.26 / 04:36
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HOUSTON (AP) " James Harden had 34 points and his supporting cast helped the Houston Rockets overcome a 47-point game by Russell Westbrook to get a 105-99 victory over the Oklahoma City Thunder on Tuesday night to advance to the…
04.26 / 03:58
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Southland Sharks captain Duane Bailey has revealed he has been operating at '70 to 80' percent in what has been a frustrating start to the 2017 National Basketball League se…
04.26 / 03:51
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Steven Adams' season is over after the Oklahoma City Thunder were knocked out of the first round of the NBA playoffs.The Houston Rockets this afternoon completed a 4-1 series victory over the Thunder, winning game five 105-99…
04.26 / 03:39
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It's over. Steven Adams and the Oklahoma City Thunder are out of the NBA playoffs, eliminated by a deeper and more dialled-in Houston Rockets…
04.26 / 03:32
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Two young Kapiti basketball players are swapping their quiet beachside surroundings for the bright lights of Las Vegas later in the y…
04.26 / 03:32
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Paul Millsap has accused the Washington Wizards of bringing mixed martial arts to the court.Jimmy Butler has had it up to here with Boston's Marcus Smart.As the series between the Hawks and Wizards and Celtics and Bulls each…
04.26 / 01:42
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TORONTO (AP) " At Norman Powell's Toronto condominium, a concierge named Tony likes to pass along favorable media coverage to the building's celebrity tenant."He's one of the sweetest guys I know," Powell said. "He's always…
04.26 / 00:45
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Dion Prewster wished he could have contributed more against his former team-mates in Wellington on…
04.26 / 00:17
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PORTLAND, Ore. (AP) " The Portland Trail Blazers got "Nurkic Fever" late in the season and it helped carry them into the playoffs.But without big man Jusuf Nurkic " except for about 15 minutes " in the postseason's opening…
04.25 / 23:43
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Retired NBA star Kobe Bryant is finding his feet after basketball in…
04.25 / 23:36
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Anzac spirit was put to the test when the World Masters Games pitted one of New Zealand's most competitive basketball legends against a couple of Australia's greatest.The result - a hard-fought contest that went down to the…
04.25 / 17:12
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