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Jimmy Butler praises Philadelphia 76ers teammates after win over Utah Jazz

PHILADELPHIA -- Jimmy Butler is having fun again. The four-time All-Star made that clear after his first win in a 76ers uniform."It's so fun to win. So much more fun to play with these guys," Butler said in...

Draymond Green of Golden State Warriors out vs. Dallas Mavericks with sprained toe

DALLAS -- Golden State Warriors All-Star forward Draymond Green will not play in Saturday's game against the Dallas Mavericks and will likely miss Sunday's game against the San Antonio Spurs as he continues to recover from a sprained...

Court of Appeals panel hears argument for retrial in Derrick Rose case

PASADENA, Calif. -- A three-judge United States Court of Appeals panel heard oral arguments Friday to determine if a new civil trial should be granted to a woman who accused Minnesota Timberwolves guard Derrick Rose and two of...

Denver Nuggets hire Sue Bird to front office as basketball operations associate

The Denver Nuggets have added championship experience to their front office.Three-time WNBA champ Sue Bird has joined the Nuggets as basketball operations associate, the team announced Friday."We are very excited to have Sue join our organization," Nuggets president...

NBA promotes 5 refs, including 2 women, to full-time status

Ashley Moyer-Gleich is eight years removed from playing in the NCAA Division II tournament. Natalie Sago officiated her first game six years ago, and the players were sixth-grade girls.They're in the NBA now -- as part of one...

Kevin Durant is the NBA’s most powerful person

The adversity the Golden State Warriors face this week is a reminder of something important, and it's not that Draymond Green has a dangerous temper or that Kevin Durant can be wounded by words.It's this: Durant is currently...

LeBron James of Los Angeles Lakers passes Wilt Chamberlain for fifth on NBA’s all-time...

LOS ANGELES -- LeBron James passed Wilt Chamberlain -- another all-time great who joined the Los Angeles Lakers in the latter stages of his career -- for fifth place on the NBA's all-time scoring list Wednesday night against...

Rajon Rondo of Los Angeles Lakers breaks hand, out ‘a few weeks’

LOS ANGELES -- On the night when LeBron James reached a historic milestone, the Lakers suffered a significant loss when Rajon Rondo fractured the third metatarsal in his right hand.Lakers coach Luke Walton revealed after the 126-117 win...

Tyson Chandler had to choose between the Lakers and the Warriors

EL SEGUNDO, Calif. -- Tyson Chandler revealed Tuesday that he narrowed a list of potential landing spots to the Los Angeles Lakers and the Golden State Warriors before negotiating a buyout with the Phoenix Suns."It was, like, five...

Kevin Durant of Golden State Warriors keeping Draymond Green talk ‘in-house’

OAKLAND, Calif. -- Kevin Durant said he and Draymond Green have not been able to hash out any issues that might be lingering after a verbal altercation during and after Monday night's overtime road loss to the LA...

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