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Love and basketball: LeBron talks future of NBA season

LeBron James misses basketball. The whole world wants to see him reunited with the game, almost like a tragic love story. James hopes that this story — and this season — has a happy ending. https://twitter.com/KingJames/status/1246231740378517504 Unfinished business for LeBron In the final weekend before the season got put on …

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NBA Suspends Play

Minutes before tipoff of the Jazz vs. Thunder NBA game Wednesday night, the game was postponed due to the belief that Rudy Gobert was infected with the Coronavirus. Gobert was taken to the hospital and confirmed to have the virus along with All-Star teammate Donovan Mitchell. The original idea for …

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Lakers looking to end 9-year championship drought

Last year, the Lakers under-performed, something they may not have expected after signing LeBron James. They finished 20 games out of first place in the West at 37-45, and missed the playoffs by a wide margin. That looks like it’s going to change this year if they keep their current …

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Rockets defeat Jazz, advance in playoffs

All the Houston Rockets needed was five games to send the Utah Jazz packing and headed for home. Meanwhile, Houston now moves on to the Western Conference Semifinals. There, they wait for the winner of the Golden State Warriors and Los Angeles Clippers series which is now at 3-2 in …

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Blazers bounce Thunder in five games behind Lillard’s historic performance

Unbelievable. Imperious. Stone cold. Each of these phrases can apply to Damian Lillard‘s 50-point performance against the Oklahoma City Thunder on Tuesday night. No. 3 Portland eliminated the No. 6-seeded Thunder with a 118-115 victory on their home court in Game 5 of Round 1 of the Western Conference Playoffs. The …

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Houston Rockets cruise 118-98 in Game 2 win versus the Utah Jazz

James Harden had another MVP-caliber performance against the Utah Jazz last night, producing a triple-double (32 PTS, 13 REB, 10 AST) in a 118-98 Houston Rockets Game 2 win on Wednesday night. Houston avoided déjà vu at the Toyota Center, making the first-round matchup 2-0 instead of losing the second …

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NBA Playoffs: Portland Protects Home Court, Denver Evens Up Series

The first round of NBA playoffs continued last night as four Western Conference teams were in action. The Portland Trailblazers blew out the Oklahoma City Thunder by 20 points, 114-94, and the Denver Nuggets came back from 19 points down to beat the San Antonio Spurs 114 to 105. Damian …

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Lou Williams Breaks NBA Bench Scoring Record

Lou Williams has been an electric bench scorer since he was drafted by the Philadelphia 76ers in 2005. He has now played for six different NBA franchises in his 14-year career. Elite Scorer One thing has always remained consistent for Williams throughout his time in the league: he is an …

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