All posts tagged "NBA"

  • Blake Griffin
    Clips’ Griffin cleared to return, begins 4-game suspension

    LOS ANGELES (AP) — Blake Griffin has been medically cleared to return to the Los Angeles Clippers and will immediately begin serving a four-game suspension for punching their assistant equipment manager, the team announced Sunday. Griffin, who...

    • Posted March 28, 2016
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  • Charlotte Hornets' Jeremy Lin celebrates after an NBA basketball game against the San Antonio Spurs in Charlotte, N.C., Monday, March 21, 2016. The Hornets won 91-88. (AP Photo/Chuck Burton)
    Linsanity II: Lin leading surging Hornets on playoff push

    CHARLOTTE, N.C. (AP) — Perhaps this is the start of Linsanity II. Hornets guard Jeremy Lin is heating up and surging Charlotte is blazing a trail to its second playoff appearance in three seasons under coach Steve...

    • Posted March 23, 2016
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  • NBA Commissioner Adam Silver addresses the media during a news conference, in New York, Tuesday, April 29, 2014. Silver announced that Los Angeles Clippers owner Donald Sterling has been banned for life by the league in response to racist comments the league says he made in a recorded conversation. (AP Photo/Richard Drew)
    Los Angeles will host the 2018 NBA All-Star Game

    LOS ANGELES (AP) — The NBA All-Star Game is returning to Los Angeles in 2018. Staples Center will host the annual midseason basketball extravaganza two seasons from now, NBA Commissioner Adam Silver confirmed Tuesday night. Los Angeles...

    • Posted March 22, 2016
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  • Los Angeles Lakers guard Jordan Clarkson, top, falls from the rim after a dunk during the second half of an NBA basketball game against the Golden State Warriors in Los Angeles, Sunday, March 6, 2016. The Los Angeles Lakers won 112-95. (AP Photo/Kelvin Kuo)
    How did that happen? Lakers blow out Warriors

    LOS ANGELES (AP) — Jordan Clarkson scored 25 points, D’Angelo Russell added 21 and the Los Angeles Lakers stunned the Golden State Warriors 112-95 on Sunday, handing the defending NBA champions just their sixth loss of the...

    • Posted March 6, 2016
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  • Golden State Warriors guard Stephen Curry, right, shoots over Portland Trail Blazers guard C.J. McCollum, left, during the first half of an NBA basketball game in Portland, Ore., Friday, Feb. 19, 2016. (AP Photo/Craig Mitchelldyer)
    Hot Curry: Warriors’ star sets record of 128 consecutive games with a 3-pointer

    ORLANDO, Fla. (AP) — Stephen Curry has hit a 3-pointer for the 128th consecutive game, setting an NBA record. The reigning league MVP made a 26-foot jumper from the left wing with 5:45 remaining in the opening...

    • Posted February 25, 2016
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  • Yao
    Yao, Shaq, Iverson look to take next step to Hall of Fame

    TORONTO (AP) — Shaquille O’Neal should be a lock. Yao Ming and Allen Iverson could join him. Two larger-than-life big men and one of basketball’s most exciting little guys highlight the list of players, coaches and contributors...

    • Posted February 11, 2016
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  • Blake Griffin
    Clippers suspend Blake Griffin 4 games without pay for punch

    LOS ANGELES (AP) — Blake Griffin was suspended four games without pay on Tuesday for punching a team staff member, and the Los Angeles Clippers will dock the star forward’s pay for an additional game because he...

    • Posted February 9, 2016
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