NBA Finals

Portland Trail Blazers guard Seth Curry, left, drives to the basket on Golden State Warriors guard Stephen Curry during the second half of an NBA basketball game in Portland, Ore., Wednesday, Feb. 13, 2019. The Blazers won 129-107. (AP Photo/Steve Dykes)
February 15, 2019 - 2:40 pm
CHARLOTTE, N.C. (AP) — The Latest on NBA All-Star Weekend (all times local): 5:35 p.m. Chris Webber, Bill Fitch, Marques Johnson, Sidney Moncrief, Bobby Jones, Jack Sikma, Eddie Sutton, Ben Wallace and Teresa Weatherspoon are among the 13 finalists for enshrinement later this year into the...
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Dallas Mavericks' Dirk Nowitzki, left, and Miami Heat's Dwyane Wade, second from left, talk as they swap jerseys after an NBA basketball game in Dallas, Wednesday, Feb. 13, 2019. (AP Photo/Tony Gutierrez)
February 13, 2019 - 11:36 pm
DALLAS (AP) — Dwyane Wade finished his pregame warmups by re-enacting his launch of the basketball toward the rafters from the moment he won his first championship with Miami on the home floor of the Dallas Mavericks nearly 13 years ago. The Heat star closed his night on the bench, with a win...
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San Antonio Spurs' Lonnie Walker IV, left, shoots against Golden State Warriors' Andre Iguodala (9) during the first half of an NBA basketball game Wednesday, Feb. 6, 2019, in Oakland, Calif. (AP Photo/Ben Margot)
February 06, 2019 - 11:04 pm
OAKLAND, Calif. (AP) — Kevin Durant wants everyone to forget the free agency chatter and speculation about where he might play next season, calling it "unnecessary." That's still months away and he is trying to win another championship with the Golden State Warriors. The two-time reigning NBA...
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Miami Heat's Dwyane Wade reacts after sinking a three-point basket during the first half of the NBA basketball game against the New York Knicks, Sunday, Jan. 27, 2019, in New York. (AP Photo/Seth Wenig)
February 01, 2019 - 8:38 pm
MIAMI (AP) — Dallas' Dirk Nowitzki and Miami's Dwyane Wade are both NBA champions, NBA Finals MVPs and longtime ambassadors for the game of basketball. And now, one more time, they're All-Stars. By special order of NBA Commissioner Adam Silver, Wade and Nowitzki were added Friday to the pool of...
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Golden State Warriors guard Stephen Curry (30) goes to the basket against Washington Wizards forward Otto Porter Jr. (22) and guard Tomas Satoransky during the first half of an NBA basketball game Thursday, Jan. 24, 2019, in Washington. (AP Photo/Nick Wass)
January 24, 2019 - 7:29 pm
WASHINGTON (AP) — Stephen Curry scored 38 points, local product Kevin Durant had 21 and the Golden State Warriors hammered the ball inside to beat the Washington Wizards 126-118 Thursday night for their season-high ninth consecutive victory. The two-time defending NBA champions put up 70 points in...
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December 27, 2018 - 6:29 pm
SACRAMENTO, Calif. (AP) — LeBron James was held out of the Lakers' game against the Sacramento Kings on Thursday night with a groin injury, ending his consecutive games played streak at 156. James was injured during the Lakers' 127-101 victory over two-time defending NBA champion Golden State on...
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FILE - In this Dec. 7, 2018, file photo, Los Angeles Lakers' LeBron James (23) drives against the San Antonio Spurs during the first half of an NBA basketball game, in San Antonio. LeBron James was named The Associated Press Male Athlete of the Year on Thursday, Dec. 27, 2018. (AP Photo/Darren Abate, File)
December 27, 2018 - 11:45 am
LeBron James went to the NBA Finals for the eighth consecutive year. He changed addresses again, leaving his Cleveland home for the second time to join the Los Angeles Lakers in the biggest move of free agency over the summer. He remained arguably the dominant player in the basketball, adding even...
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December 25, 2018; Oakland, CA, USA; Golden State Warriors guard Stephen Curry (30) dribbles the basketball against Los Angeles Lakers forward LeBron James (23) during the third quarter at Oracle Arena. Mandatory Credit: Kyle Terada-USA TODAY Sports
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December 25, 2018 - 8:51 pm
OAKLAND, Calif. (AP) — LeBron James prides himself in his durability, being available night after night, game after grueling game. That's why the Lakers star is so mad he got hurt. The Los Angeles Lakers lost LeBron in the third quarter to a strained left groin then went out and beat the two-time...
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Toronto Raptors forward Serge Ibaka (9) celebrates with guard Kyle Lowry (7) during the second half of an NBA basketball game against the Golden State Warriors in Oakland, Calif., Wednesday, Dec. 12, 2018. (AP Photo/Jeff Chiu)
December 13, 2018 - 12:02 am
OAKLAND, Calif. (AP) — Minus their top player and with their coach still mourning his mother's death two days earlier, the Toronto Raptors put an emphatic stamp on a season sweep of Golden State. They did it with the two-time defending NBA champion Warriors nearly at full strength, too, a very...
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Miami Heat guard Dwyane Wade, left, smiles at Los Angeles Lakers' LeBron James (23) at the end of an NBA basketball game Monday, Dec. 10, 2018, in Los Angeles. (AP Photo/Marcio Jose Sanchez)
December 11, 2018 - 1:54 am
LOS ANGELES (AP) — Dwyane Wade will be spending a lot of time in Los Angeles while he settles into retirement next year. He already has a house here, and his wife's acting career would undoubtedly benefit from more time in Hollywood. LeBron James is a newly minted Southern Californian himself, and...
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