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Dan Mennella
January 28, 2020 - 5:28 pm
The NBA trade deadline is quickly approaching, and though it's been short of a frenzy to date, a couple of notable early swaps have set the stage for a potentially active final week or so. The Mavericks confirmed they're all-in for this season, moving quickly last week to acquire Willie Cauley-...
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Chris Lingebach
January 28, 2020 - 2:08 pm
Of all the stories to come out about Kobe Bryant in the wake of his tragic death, none, perhaps, shed a light on Bryant's relationship with Michael Jordan quite like this one from Michael Wilbon. By the time Bryant entered the league as a 17-year-old in 1996, Jordan was already a four-time NBA...
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John Healy
January 28, 2020 - 10:14 am
Monday marked the beginning of Super Bowl activities in Miami this week, with players taking the podium at Opening Night to speak to the media in anticipation of the game. But in what is normally a jovial and exciting time in the NFL had a somber cloud hanging over it as the shocking death of Kobe...
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Dan Mennella
January 27, 2020 - 6:58 pm
The NBA announced the postponement of Tuesday's game between the Los Angeles Lakers and Los Angeles Clippers at the Staples Center in the wake of the fatal helicopter crash involving Lakers icon Kobe Bryant and eight others. "The decision was made out of respect for the Lakers organization, which...
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Chris Lingebach
January 27, 2020 - 4:15 pm
As the nation mourns the loss of NBA icon Kobe Bryant, his tragic death on Sunday continues to leave those who knew him in a suspended state of disbelief. Ric Bucher, a longtime NBA writer and now RADIO.COM Sports NBA Insider, covered Bryant throughout his entire 20-year career with the Lakers,...
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97.1 The Ticket
January 26, 2020 - 7:15 pm
97.1 The Ticket -- As the basketball world mourned the death of Kobe Bryant , his teenage daughter and seven others, NBA teams paid tribute to the Black Mamba as they took the court Sunday afternoon. The Denver Nuggets and Houston Rockets were the first two teams to tip off on Sunday, and paid...
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Dan Mennella
January 26, 2020 - 5:00 am
The King has inched toward yet another crown. LeBron James passed Kobe Bryant for third place in points scored in NBA history in the Lakers’ 110-91 loss to the 76ers in Philadelphia on Saturday. James needed 18 points to surpass Bryant, and finished the game with 29 points on 9-of-18 shooting from...
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John Healy
January 24, 2020 - 11:24 am
The 2020 NBA All-Star starting rosters are in. The league announced the starters for both the Eastern and Western Conference on Thursday, who are voted into the game by a combination of fans (50 percent), current players (25 percent) and media (25 percent). But the two conferences will not be...
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Steve Geller
January 23, 2020 - 12:18 am
Leave it to the San Antonio Spurs to play the role of party poopers. They took down the Pelicans 121-117 in the Smoothie King Center on the night of Zion Willamson's first NBA game. The top overall pick in the draft finished with 22 points, seven rebounds and three assists. We knew Zion would be on...
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Jordan Cohn
January 22, 2020 - 4:18 pm
Rarely has an NBA player’s professional debut been as hyped up as Zion Williamson’s. Despite word from head coach Alvin Gentry that his highly-touted rookie will be on a fairly strict minute cap , the build-up to his first appearance has been a focal point of local and national basketball media...
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