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A.D. again teases return to hoops ‘Mecca’ Chicago

CHICAGO — Although Anthony Davis is widely expected to re-sign with the Los Angeles Lakers as a free agent this summer, he continues to entertain the possibility of playing in Chicago, which he still considers the “Mecca of basketball.” Soon after the Lakers wrapped up Monday’s practice, Davis had to fulfill another personal obligation that […]

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Luka Doncic and Kristaps Porzingis dazzle for Dallas Mavericks

The Dallas Mavericks’ European duo of Luka Doncic and Kristaps Porzingis showcased their potential as they dominated against the Cleveland Cavaliers, with both players having historic nights for their team. When Porzingis was acquired from the New York Knicks via trade at the start of the year, the Mavs were hoping he and Doncic could […]

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Kawhi evokes Jordan in clutch with 18-point burst

LOS ANGELES — Kawhi Leonard maneuvered into the paint where he was greeted by a wall of Utah Jazz defenders before another one blocked his shot from behind. Everywhere Leonard seemed to move in the first half on Sunday night, Jazz defenders surrounded and harassed him into 1-for-9 shooting before the break. But the player […]

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LeBron pins stepped-up D on health, ‘hard work’

SAN ANTONIO — The Los Angeles Lakers look dominant on defense and, in the early going, LeBron James has been a linchpin rather than a liability on that end of the floor. “I’m playing injury free. I’m not injured. My quick twitch is back. My speed is back, my strength is back,” James said after […]

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Late errors cost Golden State Warriors win against Charlotte Hornets

Injury-depleted Golden State Warriors suffer fifth loss in six games after late mistakes ensure poor run continues against Charlotte Hornets An injury-ravaged Golden State Warriors lost 93-87 to Charlotte Hornets The defeat meant that the Warriors have still won just once so far this season Steve Kerr’s side held a late lead but costly errors […]

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Doncic gets stitches; Mavs unhappy with refs

DALLAS — Mavericks star Luka Doncic needed three stitches to repair a laceration on his head suffered in a collision late in a 119-110 overtime loss to the Lakers on Friday night, but the team’s medical staff determined he did not have a concussion. The laceration occurred when Doncic and Lakers center Dwight Howard collided […]

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Rugby World Cup final 2019 live stream for England vs South Africa

England and South Africa clash in Yokohama this morning, hoping to be crowned world champions. Eddie Jones was on the losing side in 2003, as his Australia side succumbed to a last-gasp Jonny Wilkinson drop-goal in Sydney. But today he aims to lift the Webb Ellis trophy, fielding an unchanged side from the sensational semi-final […]

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Curry set for over three months on the sidelines after surgery

Golden State Warriors star Stephen Curry set for over three months on the sidelines after surgery on broken hand Stephen Curry is likely to miss at least three months of action through injury The 31-year-old underwent surgery on his broken left hand on Friday morning The two-time MVP suffered the injury during the home loss […]