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Steve Kerr says Golden State Warriors haven’t reached potential yet, but will

SACRAMENTO, Calif. -- Golden State Warriors coach Steve Kerr knows his team has suffered some uncharacteristic losses this season, including six already at Oracle Arena, but he remains confident Golden State will be able to bounce back and...

Scottie Pippen recalls Chicago meeting to tutor Kawhi Leonard

Gregg Popovich once sought out Scottie Pippen in hopes of instilling the Hall of Famer's influence into Kawhi Leonard's game.Many months before the fractures that led to Leonard's departure from San Antonio began to surface, Popovich approached Pippen...

Rick Pitino suffers first Euroleague loss as Panathinaikos falls to Olympiakos

PIRAEUS, Greece -- Rick Pitino's winning streak with Greek club Panathinaikos is over.After two straight victories in his European coaching job, Pitino's team was dealt a 79-65 loss on the road Friday to archrival Olympiakos in a game...

Kevin Love of Cleveland Cavaliers cleared to progress in left foot rehab

The Cleveland Cavaliers said Thursday that All-Star forward Kevin Love has been cleared to progress in his rehab from left foot surgery after receiving positive results in a follow-up consultation earlier this week.In a statement released Thursday night,...

Inside the awkward final chapter to San Antonio’s Kawhi saga

SAN ANTONIO -- Marco Casas, 12, flexed some ingenuity in salvaging his grey Kawhi Leonard San Antonio Spurs jersey.He wasn't throwing it away.To fix the issue of Leonard's nameplate on back, Casa covered it with a silver strip...

Paul George quiets crowd, lets his play do the talking in Thunder win over...

LOS ANGELES -- Paul George is not used to boos.He's one of the most affable, polite, likable players in the NBA. His game is aesthetically pleasing. It's efficient. It's complete. He plays hard, he plays smart. There's really...

Paul George of Oklahoma City Thunder booed by Lakers fans

LOS ANGELES -- A year ago, Paul George's visits to Staples Center were borderline recruiting trips, featuring plenty of cheers, signs and chants. But after George spurned the Los Angeles Lakers in free agency last summer, fans greeted...

Knicks’ Enes Kanter meets with GM over lesser role

New York Knicks center Enes Kanter met with general manager Scott Perry on Monday to discuss his frustration amid the team's losing skid and his diminished role, but he did not request a trade."I did not say, 'Scott,...

Russell Westbrook was too unique for the Air Jordan

9:13 AM ETNick DePaulaESPN The footwear industry didn't need just another signature sneaker. Russell Westbrook, who reinvented the arena walk-in with his daring fashion, didn't want just any other shoe with his name attached.The starting point for his...

James Harden of the Houston Rockets scores 40 or more points in fourth straight...

HOUSTON -- A historic run by reigning MVP James Harden has allowed the Houston Rockets to rise in the Western Conference standings and has awed his coaches and teammates.Harden continued his roll with a 43-point triple-double on Monday...

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