1. Lonzo Ball Freezes Kemba Walker with Crossover, Throws Down Highlight Dunk

    Los Angeles Lakers rookie Lonzo Ball missed the team's previous six games with a shoulder injury but returned Friday with flashy moves at the Staples Center...

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  2. Julius Erving Taken to Hospital for Evaluation Due to Illness

    Hall of Famer Julius Erving was taken to the hospital after he fell ill during the Philadelphia 76ers ' 114-78 win over the Detroit Pistons at Wells Fargo Center on Friday night...

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  3. Isaiah Thomas Says He's '80 Percent' After Returning to Cavs from Hip Injury

    Cleveland Cavaliers point guard Isaiah Thomas told reporters Friday he's feeling "80 percent" after making his regular-season debut Tuesday night against the Portland Trail Blazers ...

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  4. Lonzo Ball to Return vs. Hornets After Missing 6 Games with Shoulder Injury

    Lonzo Ball will return from a six-game absence when the Los Angeles Lakers host the Charlotte Hornets on Friday night at Staples Center...

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  5. Andre Drummond Shushes Sixers Crowd After Making Free Throw Down 30 Points

    When you're down by 30 points in the third quarter, it's important to relish in the small positives to boost personal morale. Detroit Pistons center Andre Drummond did just that Friday at the Wells Fargo Center...

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  6. Boston Celtics Rookie Jayson Tatum Jams over Timberwolves' Karl-Anthony Towns

    Boston Celtics forward Jayson Tatum cut toward the basket and went full force on a one-handed slam over Minnesota Timberwolves center Karl-Anthony Towns in the first quarter at TD Garden on Friday...

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  7. Prienu Vytautas to Play Exhibitions Called 'Big Baller Brand Challenge Games'

    Big Baller Brand has officially gone global. According to ESPN.com's Darren Rovell , Prienu Vytautas , LaMelo and LiAngelo Ball's Lithuanian team, has planned a five-game exhibition slate that will be branded as the Big Baller Brand Challenge Games...

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  8. Salah Mejri Says Jordan Bell Called Him 'N----r' During Confrontation

    Dallas Mavericks center Salah Mejri told Def Pen Hoops' JD Shaw he was upset with Golden State Warriors center Jordan Bell for calling him a "n----r" during an altercation ...

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  9. Russell Westbrook Donates All-Star Game MVP Car to Los Angeles Family

    Oklahoma City Thunder star Russell Westbrook 's 2016 All-Star Game performance helped a Los Angeles family in need. Through United Way of L.A...

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  10. Thon Maker's Brother Matur to Skip College, Apply for 2018 NBA Draft

    Matur Maker, the brother of Milwaukee Bucks center Thon Maker, will reportedly skip college and pursue a professional playing career...

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  11. Derrick Rose Says He Could Return During Cavaliers' Current Road Trip

    The Cleveland Cavaliers could get a boost from Derrick Rose during the team's current road trip. Per ESPN's Dave McMenamin , Rose said Friday "there's a chance" he could ...

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  12. LaVar Ball Says Sons LiAngelo, LaMelo Will Join Lonzo on Lakers by 2020

    If LaVar Ball has his way, the 2020 Los Angeles Lakers roster will feature his two youngest sons, LiAngelo and LaMelo, playing alongside their brother Lonzo...

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  13. Isaiah Thomas Explains Why He Didn't Want Video Tribute from Celtics

    The Boston Celtics didn't air a video tribune to Isaiah Thomas—at the point guard's behest—during Wednesday's 102-88 win over the Cleveland Cavaliers , and they may have a mess on their hands as a result...

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  14. Giannis Antetokounmpo Would Pick LeBron James 1st as All-Star Captain

    If Giannis Antetokounmpo remains atop the Eastern Conference All-Star voting, the Milwaukee Bucks star already knows who his first pick as a team captain will be...

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  15. Should L.A. Clippers Make Desperate Playoff Push or Trade DeAndre Jordan?

    LOS ANGELES — When forward Blake Griffin suffered a knee injury in November, it looked like the season was over for the Los Angeles Clippers ...

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  16. Female Reporter Asks LiAngelo Ball Out on a Date During Press Conference

    LiAngelo Ball found himself playing defense during his first press conference in Lithuania. LiAngelo , his brother LaMelo and their outspoken father and Big Baller Brand CEO ...

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  17. Once 'Top-Heavy as S--t', Cavaliers Now Showing They're More Than LeBron, Big 3

    Dwyane Wade stood solemnly at his locker answering media questions, his soft voice sounding more like a preacher's than a professional athlete's...

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  18. What's Wrong with Kristaps Porzingis?

    Three months ago, Kristaps Porzingis heard the chants: "M-V-P." Of course, such songs are not exactly rare at Madison Square Garden, where end-of-bench reserves like Ron Baker have received such praise...

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  19. NBA Power Rankings: Warriors Remain Team to Beat with Steph Curry Back in Action

    The Eastern Conference had itself a nice little week, enjoying a power-rankings shuffle that resulted in three of its teams cracking this edition's top four...

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  20. NBA Position Rankings: Top 15 Shooting Guards for Season's 2nd Half

    Points, points and more points. The NBA 's shooting guards are typically responsible for producing plenty of points, but the best of the bunch do more than throw up shots in reckless fashion...

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  21. Russell Westbrook Triple-Double Pushes Thunder Past Blake Griffin, Clippers

    It's safe to say the Oklahoma City Thunder feel at home in Southern California. One day after throttling the Los Angeles Lakers by 37 points, the Thunder capped off their ...

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  22. Stephen Curry, Klay Thompson Combine for 10 3-Pointers in Win over Rockets

    Golden State Warriors guards Stephen Curry and Klay Thompson shot over 50 percent combined from three-point range in Thursday's 124-114 win over the Houston Rockets at Toyota Center...

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  23. Stephen Curry Won't Slow Down as His Game Continues to Evolve

    After an 11-game absence to let his sprained ankle heal, Stephen Curry picked up right where he left off...and then some...

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  24. Gerald Green's Contract Reportedly to Be Guaranteed by Rockets

    To no one's surprise, Gerald Green is sticking around in Houston. The Rockets plan to fully guarantee his contract for the remainder of the season and will waive Bobby Brown in a subsequent move, ESPN's Adrian Wojnarowski reported Thursday...

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  25. Stephen Curry, Klay Thompson Lead Warriors to Win over Rockets

    Kevin Durant and James Harden were both sidelined, but the Golden State Warriors and Houston Rockets still showcased plenty of firepower in a potential Western Conference Finals preview on Thursday night...

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