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Atlanta Hawks guard Trae Young (11) is helped up off the court after an injury during the first half of the team's NBA basketball game against the Miami Heat, Tuesday, Oct. 29, 2019, in Miami. (AP Photo/Lynne Sladky)
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October 29, 2019 - 11:00 pm
MIAMI (AP) — Atlanta's Trae Young didn't want to see the video of the play where he sprained his right ankle. It hurt enough the first time. Young left the Hawks' game against the Miami Heat on Tuesday night after enduring a sprain — he said it was the first of his life — in the second quarter. The...
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Houston Rockets guard Russell Westbrook (0) drives to the basket as Oklahoma City Thunder guard Shai Gilgeous-Alexander (2) defends during the first half of an NBA basketball game, Monday, Oct. 28, 2019, in Houston. (AP Photo/Eric Christian Smith)
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October 29, 2019 - 12:05 am
HOUSTON (AP) — After Russell Westbrook helped the Houston Rockets beat the Oklahoma City Thunder on Monday night in his first meeting against his former team he insisted there weren't different emotions in facing the guys he played with for so long. "When I hoop I have no friends," he said. "On the...
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Philadelphia 76ers center Joel Embiid (21) grabs a rebound against Atlanta Hawks guard Vince Carter (15) in the first half of an NBA basketball game Monday, Oct. 28, 2019, in Atlanta. (AP Photo/John Bazemore)
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October 28, 2019 - 11:55 pm
ATLANTA (AP) — Joel Embiid missed the previous game with an ankle injury, and the Philadelphia 76ers weren't sure he'd be able to play Monday night until he tested it during warmups. He didn't seem to be in any pain. Embiid scored 36 points, including the winning free throws with 5.3 seconds left,...
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Los Angeles Lakers forward LeBron James, left, drives past Utah Jazz forward Royce O'Neale, right, during the second half of an NBA basketball game in Los Angeles, Friday, Oct. 25, 2019. (AP Photo/Alex Gallardo)
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October 26, 2019 - 2:43 am
LOS ANGELES (AP) — Less than 90 seconds into the game, Anthony Davis leaped and slammed home an alley-oop pass from LeBron James for the first points of his home debut with the Los Angeles Lakers. By the final 90 seconds, Davis and James were enjoying a blowout win from the bench. It's only a start...
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Los Angeles Clippers' Kawhi Leonard looks at the scoreboard during the first half of the team's NBA basketball game Golden State Warriors on Thursday, Oct. 24, 2019, in San Francisco. (AP Photo/Ben Margot)
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October 25, 2019 - 2:09 am
SAN FRANCISCO (AP) — Kawhi Leonard sure knows how to spoil Golden State's fun. Leonard did it again in the Warriors' first game at Chase Center just like in their farewell at Oracle Arena four months ago, scoring 21 points in three quarters to lead the Los Angeles Clippers to a 141-122 victory...
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Houston Rockets guard Russell Westbrook reacts after making a 3-point basket during the first half of the team's NBA basketball game against the Milwaukee Bucks, Thursday, Oct. 24, 2019, in Houston. (AP Photo/Eric Christian Smith)
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October 24, 2019 - 11:34 pm
HOUSTON (AP) — When Giannis Antetokounmpo fouled out with more than five minutes left after putting up a triple-double against the Houston Rockets, the rest of the Milwaukee Bucks didn't panic. "These guys in this locker room, we're fighters, we're competitors," Wesley Matthews said. "If Giannis...
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Fans hold signs about Hong Kong during the second half of an NBA basketball game between the Houston Rockets and the Milwaukee Bucks, Thursday, Oct. 24, 2019, in Houston. (AP Photo/Eric Christian Smith)
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October 24, 2019 - 11:16 pm
HOUSTON (AP) — A group of 30 fans at the Houston Rockets' season opener against Milwaukee held signs and wore shirts in support of anti-government protesters in Hong Kong on Thursday night. Houston general manager Daryl Morey angered China with a since-deleted tweet in support of the protesters...
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Phoenix Suns center Deandre Ayton (22) tries to drive past Denver Nuggets forward Torrey Craig during the second half of an NBA preseason basketball game, Monday, Oct. 14, 2019, in Phoenix. (AP Photo/Matt York)
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October 24, 2019 - 9:16 pm
NEW YORK (AP) — Phoenix Suns center Deandre Ayton has been suspended for 25 games without pay by the NBA for violating the terms of the NBA/NBPA Anti-Drug Program by testing positive for a diuretic. The NBA announced the suspension Thursday night. The first overall pick last year out of Arizona,...
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Vice President Mike Pence discusses U.S. and China relations Thursday, Oct. 24, 2019, at the Wilson Center's inaugural Frederic V. Malek Public Service Leadership Lecture, in Washington. (AP Photo/Jacquelyn Martin)
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October 24, 2019 - 2:46 pm
WASHINGTON (AP) — Vice President Mike Pence took a swipe at Nike and the NBA on Thursday in a speech criticizing communist China's record on trade and human rights, saying American corporations have been too willing to ignore censorship and repression in pursuit of profits. Pence singled out the...
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Boston Celtics' Jayson Tatum, center right, goes up for a shot against Philadelphia 76ers' Al Horford, center left, during the first half of an NBA basketball game Wednesday, Oct. 23, 2019, in Philadelphia. (AP Photo/Chris Szagola)
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October 23, 2019 - 11:46 pm
PHILADELPHIA (AP) — Joel Embiid had 15 points and 13 rebounds, Ben Simmons scored 24 points and the Philadelphia 76ers beat the Boston Celtics 107-93 on Wednesday night. The Sixers and Celtics are expected to compete for the top spot in the Eastern Conference this season and the opener had a May...
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