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James Harden’s dominance is unprecedented and undeniable

James Harden is having a moment, smack-dab inside one of the great individual stretches of professional basketball we've ever seen. After hitting one of the biggest shots of his life last Thursday, he finds himself at the center...

DeMarcus Cousins of Golden State Warriors to return ‘around’ Jan. 18, Steve Kerr confirms

OAKLAND, Calif. -- Golden State Warriors coach Steve Kerr confirmed that center DeMarcus Cousins' season debut will happen "somewhere in the neighborhood" of the Jan. 18 game at the LA Clippers.A source told The Undefeated's Marc Spears earlier...

Andrew Wiggins of Minnesota Timberwolves says he meant no disrespect with ‘gay’ remark

Hours after he called Oklahoma City Thunder guard Dennis Schroder "gay," Minnesota Timberwolves forward Andrew Wiggins sought to clarify his remark, saying early Wednesday morning that he wouldn't use "any term to disrespect" the LGBT community.Wiggins made the...

NBA — James Harden’s patient approach for Houston Rockets helps Clint Capela to career...

HOUSTON -- James Harden splashed 3-pointer No. 3 in the second quarter, then turned to Torrey Craig and told him what the rest of the Denver Nuggets would soon find out Monday in a 125-113 loss to the...

Late-night phone call between Lonzo Ball, Brandon Ingram sparks Los Angeles Lakers to comeback...

DALLAS -- A late-night phone call between Lonzo Ball and Brandon Ingram after their coach publicly challenged the pair to play with more passion for the undermanned Los Angeles Lakers helped spark a 107-97 come-from-behind road win over...

Minnesota Timberwolves fire coach and team president Tom Thibodeau

9:24 AM ETAdrian WojnarowskiESPN The Minnesota Timberwolves fired president and coach Tom Thibodeau on Sunday, clearing the way for ownership to revamp the team's basketball operations.The move came moments after the Wolves' 108-86 victory over the Los Angeles...

Luke Walton says Lakers ‘need more passion’ from Lonzo Ball and Brandon Ingram

MINNEAPOLIS -- After a 108-86 loss to the Minnesota Timberwolves dropped the Los Angeles Lakers to 1-5 without LeBron James this season, Lakers coach Luke Walton said he wants to see more fire from his team's two former...

Former NBA player Mike James says Milan police racially profiled him

MILAN, Italy -- American basketball player Mike James says he was racially profiled by Milan police who pointed guns at him and two friends after being stopped on the street -- a claim that police deny.James, an African-American...

Celtics’ Kyrie Irving doesn’t think Marco Belinelli tried to hurt him

2:42 PM ETTim BontempsESPN BOSTON -- Celtics star Kyrie Irving said Sunday he doesn't believe Spurs guard Marco Belinelli intentionally tried to hit him in the face when he struck both of Irving's eyes while jostling for a...

Oklahoma City Thunder go to Portland and get elusive road win against Trail Blazers

PORTLAND, Ore. -- It's not often that Russell Westbrook will admit to a game containing some extra level of motivation.But with it having been nearly five years since the Oklahoma City Thunder beat the Portland Trail Blazers on...

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The new stadium for the Chargers and Rams in Los Angeles...

Completion on the stadium that will house the Chargers and Rams in Los Angeles has been delayed one year and the facility will...

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