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CAMDEN, N.J. (AP) " The Philadelphia 76ers say No. 1 overall pick Ben Simmons will miss the rest of the season because his surgically repaired right foot hasn't healed as quickly as expected.Simmons fractured the fifth…
02.24 / 16:34
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Basketball has plummeted into an abyss, in terms of attractiveness to Australian women, compared to the sporting steam train launched by the behemoth…
02.24 / 11:41
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The Capitals are determined to send club champions Marianna Tolo and Carly Wilson out on a winning…
02.24 / 10:19
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CLEVELAND (AP) " Carmelo Anthony was still a member of the New York Knicks when he awoke from his afternoon nap.Once the game started Thursday, the Cleveland Cavaliers made sure the Knicks' nightmarish season…
02.24 / 06:15
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Cairns import Tony Mitchell has been banned for the entire 2017-18 Australian National Basketball League season for throwing the ball at a referee after the Taipans' semifinal loss to…
02.24 / 06:09
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Southland Sharks' 2017 overseas imports Mitch Norton and Nick Kay will play in the Australian National Basketball League grand finals series before linking with the…
02.24 / 05:26
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NEW ORLEANS (AP) " Omri Casspi has broken his right thumb in his first game with the New Orleans Pelicans.Casspi says he's expected to miss about four weeks but hopes he can return a little sooner than that.The forward says…
02.24 / 04:51
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NEW ORLEANS (AP) " Reserve Lou Williams hit seven 3-pointers and scored 27 points in his Rockets debut after a trade from the Lakers, helping Houston crush New Orleans 129-99 on Thursday night in DeMarcus Cousins' first game…
02.24 / 04:51
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Jarrod Kenny knows a good thing when he's stumbled into it, and he's definitely done that as an unlikely fan favourite with the Perth Wildcats hoops…
02.24 / 04:24
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CLEVELAND (AP) " Charles Oakley, still at odds with the New York Knicks, watched his former team in his hometown Thursday night.The Cleveland native sat next to Cavaliers owner Dan Gilbert as the Knicks played the defending…
02.24 / 02:26
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DALLAS (AP) " The Dallas Mavericks made two plays for the future Thursday, acquiring big man Nerlens Noel from the Philadelphia 76ers before the trading deadline and waiving point guard Deron Williams to clear the way for rookie…
02.24 / 02:26
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MINNEAPOLIS (AP) " Ricky Rubio is a veteran of the NBA trade deadline, having seen his name surface in rumors several times over the last few years. As experienced as he has been with handling the situation, this time felt a…
02.24 / 00:33
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MIAMI (AP) " Paul George stayed put. So did Jimmy Butler, Carmelo Anthony and Derrick Rose.And as the trade deadline passed Thursday, the NBA landscape seemed remarkably unchanged. In all, seven deadline-day trades involving…
02.23 / 23:49
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Breakers and Tall Blacks small forward Tom Abercrombie is heading back to Turkey to ply his off-season…
02.23 / 23:42
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Thomas Abercrombie's offseason globetrotting will continue, with the New Zealand Breakers swingman signing a short-term deal in Turkey.Abercrombie will play for Demir Insaat Buyukcekmece, who currently sit 12th in the Turkish…
02.23 / 23:03
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PHOENIX (AP) " The Phoenix Suns pulled off a pair of trades just before the NBA deadline on Thursday, a person with knowledge of the situation told The Associated Press.The Suns traded forward P.J. Tucker to Toronto for…
02.23 / 23:03
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The strange and often painful rivalry between Kiwi NBA star Steven Adams and Golden State Warriors forward Draymond Green has apparently inspired an online video game.Billed as "NBA Jam meets Double Dragon", the just-released…
02.23 / 22:43
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ATLANTA (AP) " Hawks coach Mike Budenholzer says newly acquired power forward Ersan Ilyasova was targeted as a player he saw as a good fit on Atlanta's front line.The 6-foot-10 Ilyasova gives Atlanta a "stretch forward" who…
02.23 / 22:20
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Kiwi NBA star Steven Adams may have a new frontcourt ally on the Oklahoma City roster, with reports that the Thunder have dealt for Chicago Bulls power forward Taj Gibson just moments before today's trade deadline expired.OKC…
02.23 / 21:39
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Steven Adams and Russell Westbrook just got some much-needed help as the Oklahoma City Thunder steel themselves for an NBA playoff…
02.23 / 21:32
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