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Booker scores 70, but Celtics outlast Suns, 130-120
BOSTON – Devin Booker scored 70 points, becoming the sixth different player in NBA history to reach that total, but the Boston Celtics got 34 points from Isaiah Thomas and outlasted the Phoenix Suns, 130-120, on Friday night.Booker joined Wilt Chamberlain, Kobe Bryant, David Thompson, David Robinson...
-1 points by Concord Monitor | National Basketball Association Los Angeles Lakers Wilt Chamberlain Boston Celtics Basketball Phoenix Suns San Antonio Spurs Michael Jordan
NBA: Suns' Devin Booker scores 70 points in loss to Celtics
Devin Booker scored 70 points, becoming the sixth player in NBA history to reach that total, but the Boston Celtics got 34 points from Isaiah Thomas and outlasted the Phoenix Suns, 130-120, on Friday night at Boston. Booker, a second-year guard, joined Wilt Chamberlain, Kobe Bryant, David Thompson,...
5 points by Los Angeles Times | Los Angeles Lakers National Basketball Association Boston Celtics Wilt Chamberlain San Antonio Spurs Michael Jordan Kobe Bryant Phoenix Suns
NBA: The Nets have their first winning streak of the season after beating Suns
Brook Lopez scored 19 points, K.J. McDaniels had a season-high 16 and the host Brooklyn Nets beat the Phoenix Suns, 126-98, on Thursday night to give them consecutive victories for the first time this season. Trevor Booker added 14 points for the league-worst Nets (15-56), who beat Detroit on...
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Kenny Atkinson glad to have his ‘starting quarterback’ back
Think of it as the Nets getting their equivalent of Eli Manning back Thursday. Coach Kenny Atkinson loves football analogies, loves the toughness and competitiveness of football players. That’s what he sees in a way when he has point guard Jeremy Lin on the court. “More than his talent, more than his experience, I just...
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Nets beat Suns 126-98 for 1st two-game win streak of season
Brook Lopez scored 19 points, K.J. McDaniels had a season-high 16 and the Brooklyn Nets beat the Phoenix Suns 126-98 on Thursday night to give them consecutive victories for the first time this season         
-1 points by Arizona Republic | Phoenix Suns New Jersey Nets National Basketball Association New Orleans Hornets Jason Kidd Stephon Marbury Left-wing politics
Nets win 2nd straight: You won’t believe last time they did that
Nearly a year had passed before anyone had witnessed it. There were times that odds indicated fans would be more likely to see Bigfoot cavorting with the Loch Ness monster than what unfurled Thursday at Barclays Center. But there it was. A second straight Nets victory. For the first time since last March 24 and...
2 points by New York Post | Loch Ness Monster Ankle Loch Ness New Jersey Nets Sprained ankle Steve Nash Phoenix Suns Phoenix
Michigan's Glenn Robinson III surprises, wins NBA slam dunk contest
Former Wolverine makes statement on national stage with victory in somewhat underwhelming slam dunk competition        
-2 points by Detroit Free Press | Slam dunk Michael Jordan Shaquille O'Neal National Basketball Association NBA All-Star Weekend Slam Dunk Contest English-language films Chris Webber Phoenix Suns
Ex-Wolverine Glenn Robinson III is slam dunk champion
Robinson edged out Phoenix’s Derrick Jones Jr. on Saturday in New Orleans.        
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SEE IT: Kristaps Porzingis wins NBA All-Star Skills Challenge
The Knicks actually won something.
74 points by Daily News | National Basketball Association Dwyane Wade New York Knicks NBA All-Star Weekend Michael Jordan Miami Heat English-language films Phoenix Suns
Ex-Wolverine Glenn Robinson III is slam champion
Robinson edged out Phoenix’s Derrick Jones Jr. on Saturday in New Orleans.        
-2 points by The Detroit News | Los Angeles Clippers Slam dunk Michael Jordan African American basketball players Indiana Pacers New York Knicks Phoenix Suns McDonald's High School All-Americans
Glenn Robinson III, Eric Gordon, Kristaps Porzingis win NBA All-Star events
Glenn Robinson III is the NBA's new dunk king, with an assist to Indiana teammate Paul George, the Pacers' mascot and a Pacers cheerleader. Robinson leaped over all three, snagging the ball from George along the way before finishing with an emphatic, two-hand, reverse jam, giving him a perfect...
4 points by Chicago Tribune | Los Angeles Clippers Slam dunk Michael Jordan African American basketball players Indiana Pacers Phoenix Suns New York Knicks McDonald's High School All-Americans
Robinson III, Gordon, Porzingis win NBA All-Star events
Glenn Robinson III is the NBA's new dunk king, with an assist to Indiana teammate Paul George, the Pacers' mascot and a Pacers cheerleader         
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Ex-Wolverine Robinson is slam dunk champ
Former Michigan Wolverine Glenn Robinson III is the NBA’s new dunk king.        
-2 points by The Detroit News | Los Angeles Clippers Slam dunk Michael Jordan African American basketball players Indiana Pacers New York Knicks Phoenix Suns McDonald's High School All-Americans
Jamal Murray, Buddy Hield lead World past U.S. 150-141 in Rising Stars Challenge
Jamal Murray and Buddy Hield each had moments when they caught the ball in the low post, only to dribble right out to the corner, turn and let fly a 3-point shot. Maybe not the most fundamental approach, but the way they were scoring in the Rising Stars Challenge, no one seemed to mind — certainly...
2 points by Chicago Tribune | San Antonio Spurs National Basketball Association NBA All-Star Weekend Philadelphia 76ers Denver Nuggets New York Knicks Phoenix Suns New Orleans Hornets
Five takeaways from the Lakers' 137-101 loss to Phoenix
The Lakers absorbed a wire-to-wire beating at the hands of the Phoenix Suns on Wednesday night, staggering into the All-Star break with one of their worst defensive performances of the season. Here are five things we learned from their 137-101 loss to the Suns in Talking Stick Resort Arena: 1....
4 points by Los Angeles Times | Los Angeles Lakers National Basketball Association Magic Johnson Washington Wizards Shaquille O'Neal Phoenix Suns Major League Baseball All-Star Game Cleveland Cavaliers
Antetokounmpo scores 33, Bucks hold off Nets 129-125
NEW YORK — Before heading off to play with the All-Stars, Giannis Antetokounmpo got a reminder of how good it feels to play with Khris Middleton.Antetokounmpo scored 33 points in his final game before his All-Star debut, Middleton had his strongest performance since returning from a ruptured left hamstring and the Milwaukee Bucks sent the Brooklyn Nets to the break on a 14-game skid with a 129-125 victory Wednesday night.
-2 points by Boston Herald | New Jersey Nets NBA All-Rookie Team Game Jason Kidd 2002–03 NBA season Phoenix Suns Milwaukee Bucks Sam Cassell
Hassan Whiteside dominates as Miami Heat complete sweep of Houston Rockets
By MoiseKapenda Bower, The Sports Xchange HOUSTON -- The final rebounding totals didn't reveal a decisive advantage for the Heat.
-2 points by UPI | National Basketball Association New York Knicks Pat Riley Phoenix Suns Orlando Magic Houston Rockets San Antonio Spurs Miami Heat
Lakers blown out again, this time by lowly Suns, 137-101
Lakers assistant coach Brian Shaw fell ill before Wednesday night’s game against the Phoenix Suns and was unable to make it to the bench in Talking Stick Resort Arena. He might have been the lucky one. At least the former Lakers star did not have to witness a 137-101 drubbing at the hands of the...
79 points by Los Angeles Times | Chicago Bulls Basketball Los Angeles Lakers Phoenix Suns National Basketball Association Slam dunk Phoenix Arizona American films
‘This is the team’: Carmelo and Hornacek think trade drama’s done
For almost one week, Carmelo Anthony has been able to breathe a bit. Most of the talk around the Knicks concerned team legend Charles Oakley and his feud with team owner James Dolan. So talk of waiving no-trade clauses and potential deals was overshadowed. Until Tuesday. But this came in the form of something Anthony...
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WATCH: Barkley goes off on 'BS' James Dolan - Charles Oakley feud
Charles Barkley is over discussing James Dolan vs. Charles Oakley.
108 points by Daily News | Chicago Bulls Michael Jordan Phoenix Suns Charles Barkley NBA All-Rookie Team Hakeem Olajuwon Philadelphia 76ers National Basketball Association
Davis' late scoring lifts Pelicans past Suns, 110-108
PHOENIX — The New Orleans Pelicans played the Phoenix Suns, so of course the game went down to the wire.Anthony Davis scored six consecutive New Orleans points, including the go-ahead rebound basket with 40.3 seconds to play, and the Pelicans escaped with a 110-108 victory Monday night.New Orleans won the exceedingly close season series 3-1. Two games were one-pointers in overtime, the other a five-point Pelicans win."They have all been like this," New Orleans coach Alvin Gentry said.
-2 points by Boston Herald | Phoenix Suns Alvin Gentry Charles Barkley Kareem Abdul-Jabbar National Basketball Association Los Angeles Lakers Ben Wallace Game
Cleveland Cavaliers' Kevin Love (knee) already out for Tuesday's game
The Sports Xchange Cleveland Cavaliers forward Kevin Love underwent an MRI on his ailing left knee Sunday.
-2 points by UPI | United Press International NBA All-Rookie Team Phoenix Suns Channing Frye University of Arizona
Doing grunt work makes Larry Nance Jr. a valuable asset for Lakers
On a team dependent on rotations, where few starting spots are guaranteed, the Lakers have tried so many different groups that nearly every player has had a shot at least once this season. Oddly enough, the one player who hasn’t started yet is one of the Lakers’ most important pieces — Larry Nance...
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Five takeaways from the Lakers' 122-114 win over the Milwaukee Bucks
The Lakers finished their Grammy trip with a burst of energy. Their play in the first quarter Friday night against the Milwaukee Bucks, a team reeling after Jabari Parker tore his ACL two days before, was inspired and aided by their strong shooting. The Lakers have a tendency to let poor shooting...
84 points by Los Angeles Times | Los Angeles Lakers Phoenix Suns Milwaukee Bucks Larry Bird American basketball players Kareem Abdul-Jabbar Bill Walton Going-to future
Green gets rare triple-double as Warriors beat Grizzlies
MEMPHIS, Tenn. — Draymond Green's triple-double was like no other in NBA history.Green scored only four points but finished with 12 rebounds, 10 assists and 10 steals as the Golden State Warriors beat Memphis 122-107 on Friday night for their first win over the Grizzlies in three tries this season.With his unique all-around performance on both ends of the floor, Green became the first player in league history to have a triple-double with fewer than 10 points.
-2 points by Boston Herald | Memphis Grizzlies National Basketball Association Atlanta Hawks NBA All-Rookie Team Los Angeles Lakers Phoenix Suns Philadelphia 76ers 2009 NBA Playoffs
Suns 115, Bulls 97
Photos from the Bulls-Suns game on Friday, Feb. 10, 2017, in Phoenix.
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Booker scores 27 points, Suns roll past Bulls 115-97
PHOENIX — Devin Booker scored 27 points, Eric Bledsoe added 23 and the Phoenix Suns rolled past the Chicago Bulls 115-97 on Friday night.Jimmy Butler scored 20 and Dwyane Wade 18 for the Bulls, who were coming off a 31-point loss at Golden State two nights earlier.The Suns, with the second-worst record in the NBA, snapped a three-game losing streak and won for just the second time in 10 games.Butler played despite a bruised right heel, and Wade had an upper respiratory illness.Chicago has lost three of four, with one stop remaining on a six-game road trip.
-2 points by Boston Herald | National Basketball Association Chicago Bulls 2004–05 NBA season 2005–06 NBA season Miami Heat Phoenix Suns 2006–07 NBA season Shaquille O'Neal
Conley, Gasol lead Grizzlies past poor-shooting Suns
MEMPHIS, Tenn. (AP) - Mike Conley scored 23 points, Marc Gasol added 19 and the Memphis Grizzlies took advantage of the Phoenix Suns' poor shooting in a 110-91 victory on Wednesday night. Memphis held Phoenix to 33 percent shooting while six Grizzlies reached double figures. Memphis won its third straight ...
1 points by The Washington Times | Memphis Grizzlies National Basketball Association Los Angeles Lakers Phoenix Suns 2008 NBA Draft NBA Rookie of the Year Award 2001–02 NBA season Basketball
Michael Jordan to Golden State Warriors: '73 wins don't mean [expletive]'
Alex ButlerFeb. 8 (UPI) -- Joe Lacob doesn't need a reminder of the Golden State Warriors' monumental blunder in the 2016 NBA Finals.
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Chandler Parsons writes letter to basketball
"Please go in the hoop babe."         
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Sacramento Kings won't trade DeMarcus Cousins, who faces one-game ban
The Sports Xchange DeMarcus Cousins would be a big man -- literally and figuratively -- on the trade market should the Sacramento Kings decide to deal him.
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Los Angeles Lakers shuffle lineup, bury New York Knicks at Garden
By Everett Merrill, The Sports Xchange NEW YORK -- Luke Walton once again showed he is not reluctant to shake up the Los Angeles Lakers' starting lineup.
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NBA roundup: recap, scores, notes for every game played on February 6
The Sports Xchange WASHINGTON -- Kevin Love scored 39 points as the Cleveland Cavaliers stopped the Washington Wizards' 17-game home winning streak with a thrilling 140-135 overtime win on Monday night despite LeBron James fouling out for the first time in more than three years.
-2 points by UPI | National Basketball Association New York Knicks Los Angeles Lakers Chicago Bulls San Antonio Spurs Phoenix Suns Philadelphia 76ers Denver Nuggets
Coach Luke Walton touches base with Magic Johnson, who'll serve Lakers in advisory role.
After days of phone tag, Lakers Coach Luke Walton finally connected with Magic Johnson on Monday. It was the first time since Johnson rejoined the Lakers in an advisory role that the two spoke to each other. “I was excited to hear that he wants in and wants to grind,” Walton said. “That’s what...
212 points by Los Angeles Times | Los Angeles Lakers Madison Square Garden Point guard New York Knicks New York City National Basketball Association Phoenix Suns Boston Celtics
Time for Jeff Hornacek to take responsibility for Knicks disaster
As fans were making their way out of the Garden following yet another ugly Knicks loss, a salesman was trying to unload the last of his Knicks gear for the night. “Get your hats, shirts and foam fingers,” he said to no one in particular. A passing young man, who looked to be about 10...
46 points by New York Post | 2009 NBA Playoffs Los Angeles Lakers Jonathan Coachman Chicago Bulls LeBron James Phoenix Suns Knicks Player
Knicks hit rock bottom in message-sending disgrace
Who knew the Knicks’ rock bottom would be the color of purple and gold? By the third quarter, as the lowly Lakers continued to roll, the incessant Garden booing was being drowned out by the cheering from the large coterie of purple-and-gold fans. Larry Nance had slammed in a missed layup from D’Angelo Russell for...
38 points by New York Post | Chicago Bulls 2009 NBA Playoffs Los Angeles Lakers Phoenix Suns Basketball MSG Network African American basketball players
Ex-Bulls GM shows up LeBron: ‘Smart’ MJ wouldn’t butt in on personnel
Former Bulls general manager Jerry Krause didn’t mention LeBron James by name, but his subtle dig at the impatient Cavaliers star likely adds salt to a still open wound. Krause brought James’ shots at his teammates back to the forefront on Sunday when he made every basketball fan’s favorite comparison, though indirectly, explaining Michael Jordan’s...
143 points by New York Post | Michael Jordan Chicago Bulls National Basketball Association Shaquille O'Neal Dwyane Wade Kobe Bryant Phoenix Suns Cleveland Cavaliers
Lakers' Larry Nance Jr. is starting to feel like his old self again, two weeks after returning from long layoff
Playing on consecutive nights can tax players’ bodies, but the Lakers’ most recent set of back-to-back games had a different effect on forward Larry Nance Jr. He said he felt more like himself than he had at any time since returning Jan. 22 after missing 16 games because of a bone bruise in his...
9 points by Los Angeles Times | Los Angeles Lakers Week-day names Washington Wizards American basketball players Cleveland Cavaliers Phoenix Suns Bill Walton Luke Walton
Celtics claim more than a victory over Lakers, taking all-time lead in NBA wins
The history had little to do with any of the players on the court. Most of the championship series between these two teams happened long before these players were born. Some weren’t even teenagers yet during the last one in 2010. But Friday’s game between the Lakers and Boston Celtics marked a...
117 points by Los Angeles Times | Boston Celtics Los Angeles Lakers 2008 NBA Finals 2009 NBA Playoffs Kobe Bryant 2007–08 NBA season Kevin Garnett Phoenix Suns
How the Knicks can be the loser of the Barkley-LeBron feud
It’s hard for Knicks coach Jeff Hornacek to feel sympathetic about LeBron James’ complaints the Cavaliers are too “top heavy” to repeat as NBA champions. The Knicks are struggling not to be bottom feeders in the Eastern Conference with a lineup that should make James appreciate the roster he has in Cleveland. “I guess Kyrie...
6 points by New York Post | Phoenix Suns Michael Jordan National Basketball Association New York Knicks NBA All-Star Game New Jersey Nets 2009 NBA Playoffs Philadelphia 76ers
Steve Kerr is extraordinary for reasons that have nothing to do with basketball
Steve Kerr, coach of the Golden State Warriors, doesn't tweet that often, although he did tweet the other day that he had just subscribed to The Post, "because facts matter." More often, he lets people know where he stands via retweets, such asa recent one from Keith Boykin that said, "Wonder what...
-2 points by Chicago Tribune | NBA Finals Michael Jordan San Antonio Spurs Steve Kerr Middle East Phoenix Suns National Basketball Association Washington Wizards
This is why it doesn’t pay to fire back at Charles Barkley
LeBron James fired all his bullets at Charles Barkley, and each one bounced right off. Barkley is one of the most magnetic voices in the NBA, even without James dragging his name into the headlines. But for James to criticize Barkley only enhances his image, and puts the TNT analyst right back where he wants to...
21 points by New York Post | Charles Barkley Shaquille O'Neal Michael Jordan Phoenix Suns All-NBA Team Hakeem Olajuwon Kobe Bryant Houston Rockets
Porzingis vs. Embiid: Unicorn battle on All-Star Weekend
Knicks star Kristaps Porzingis will be one of eight participants in the Skills Challenge on Feb. 18, the Saturday night of All-Star Weekend in New Orleans. And among his opponents will be 76ers phenom Joel Embiid, making it an unofficial battle for the NBA’s “unicorn” belt. The annual competition tests the players’ ball-handling, passing and...
1 points by New York Post | National Basketball Association Phoenix Suns Seattle SuperSonics New York City Boston Celtics African American basketball players 2009 NBA All-Star Game New Jersey Nets
Glenn Robinson III picked for NBA dunk contest
The NBA revealed participants for the dunk contest, 3-point shoot-out and skills competition.        
14 points by Detroit Free Press | Los Angeles Clippers National Basketball Association African American basketball players Los Angeles Lakers Phoenix Suns Philadelphia 76ers Boston Celtics Toronto Raptors
Two fixes that will put a stop to crazy-long basketball games
In 2012, Rasheed Wallace, the most censured man in NBA history — 317 technical fouls, 26 ejections, 38 disqualifications, Egads! — was closing his career as a seldom-used sub with the Knicks. Asked if he minded not playing much, Wallace unintentionally broke the laugh barrier when he replied, “I’m not one to complain.” Well, I...
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Lakers hire Magic Johnson to advise ownership
In his first public comments since being hired as an advisor to Lakers governor and co-owner Jeanie Buss, Magic Johnson tread softly about the Lakers executive of whom he has been most critical through the years. His role, he said, was simply to help in any way he could. “Jim [Buss] is calling...
3501 points by Los Angeles Times | Los Angeles Lakers Jerry Buss Magic Johnson Washington Wizards National Basketball Association executives Los Angeles Sparks Phoenix Suns Mitch Kupchak
Magic’s Gordon headlines field for dunk contest; Thomas in skills challenge
Aaron Gordon has unfinished business in the All-Star dunk contest.The skywalking Orlando Magic forward is one of four contestants for this year’s contest, to be held Feb. 18 in New Orleans on All-Star Saturday night.DeAndre Jordan of the Los Angeles Clippers, Glenn Robinson III of Indiana and Derric...
-2 points by Concord Monitor | National Basketball Association Los Angeles Clippers African American basketball players Los Angeles Lakers Philadelphia 76ers Phoenix Suns Boston Celtics Golden State Warriors
Lakers' D'Angelo Russell to sit out tonight against the Spurs because of a sore left knee
Lakers point guard D'Angelo Russell will miss tonight's game against the San Antonio Spurs because of a sore left knee. Russell's knee was wrapped with ice after Thursday's practice at Toyota Sports Center. Russell's knee has been sore for a few days but the pain hadn't been a problem until tonight....
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