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|Tuesday's roundup Cousins feels he still must prove himself|
Former Spartans star is playing for long-term deal
-1 points by The Detroit News | American football quarterbacks American football Blitz San Antonio Spurs American football positions Jay Gruden Quarterback Field goal
|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
|Devin Booker scores 70 points in Suns’ loss to Celtics|
Booker's effort somehow wasn't enough to get the Suns a win.
-1 points by Daily News | Los Angeles Lakers National Basketball Association Boston Celtics San Antonio Spurs Wilt Chamberlain Utah Jazz Jerry West Michael Jordan
|Devin Booker goes wild with 70 points — but Suns lose anyway|
Suns guard Devin Booker scored 70 points, becoming the sixth player in NBA history to reach that total, but the Celtics got 34 points from Isaiah Thomas and outlasted Phoenix 130-120 Friday night in Boston. Booker joined Wilt Chamberlain, Kobe Bryant, David Thompson, David Robinson and Elgin Baylor as the NBA’s 70-point scorers. Baylor also...
-1 points by New York Post | Los Angeles Lakers National Basketball Association Wilt Chamberlain Jerry West Michael Jordan Utah Jazz San Antonio Spurs African American basketball players
|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...
2 points by Los Angeles Times | Portland Trail Blazers San Antonio Spurs National Basketball Association 2006–07 NBA season NBA All-Rookie Team Phoenix Suns Chicago Bulls New York Knicks
|Aldridge, Leonard lead Spurs to 97-90 win over Grizzlies|
LaMarcus Aldridge scored 23 points, Kawhi Leonard added 19 and the San Antonio Spurs beat the Memphis Grizzlies 97-90 in a possible first-round playoff preview
-2 points by Arizona Republic | National Basketball Association Memphis Grizzlies Los Angeles Lakers San Antonio Spurs 2006–07 NBA season Pau Gasol Western Conference New Orleans Hornets
|NBA All-Stars: Lakers' Nick Young out after first round in three-point contest|
Nick Young of the Lakers hadn’t checked in with his young son yet after his first-round elimination from the NBA’s three-point shooting contest. “I didn’t want to look at his face,” Young said, with an air of mock seriousness. “I didn’t want to see the disappointment.” Young finished fourth in...
3 points by Los Angeles Times | African American basketball players Los Angeles Clippers Michael Jordan NBA All-Rookie Team McDonald's High School All-Americans Chris Webber Shaquille O'Neal San Antonio Spurs
|Mark Cuban trolls President Trump at NBA All-Star Celebrity Game|
Forget fake news — the president has an enemy in a fake basketball player.
18 points by Daily News | Dallas Mavericks National Basketball Association San Antonio Spurs Dirk Nowitzki Basketball Dallas Arcade Fire Mark Cuban
|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
|Russell Westbrook and Kevin Durant: Another weekend, another subplot awaits|
The next time Russell Westbrook walks into a locker room to get dressed for a game, Kevin Durant will be there and donning the same uniform.
1 points by The Denver Post | National Basketball Association New York Knicks NBA Finals NBA All-Rookie Team Oklahoma City Thunder San Antonio Spurs Golden State Warriors Seattle SuperSonics
|NBA roundup: recap, scores, notes for every game played on February 15|
The Sports Xchange TORONTO -- Kyle Lowry scored 21 points and broke a tie late in the fourth quarter as the Toronto Raptors overcame a 17-point deficit to defeat the Charlotte Hornets 90-85 on Wednesday night.
1 points by UPI | National Basketball Association Los Angeles Lakers San Antonio Spurs Philadelphia 76ers Boston Celtics Portland Trail Blazers New York Knicks 2007–08 NBA season
|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
|Denver Nuggets bury Golden State Warriors with record-tying 24 treys|
By Michael Kelly, The Sports Xchange DENVER -- Nikola Jokic did everything but attempt a 3-pointer Monday night.
2 points by UPI | New York Knicks National Basketball Association 2009 NBA Playoffs Portland Trail Blazers Los Angeles Clippers NBA All-Rookie Team San Antonio Spurs Atlanta Hawks
|NBA: Nuggets’ long-range shots sink Warriors|
Nikola Jokic got his second career triple-double and the host Denver Nuggets tied an NBA record with 24 three-point baskets while shocking the Golden State Warriors, 132-110, on Monday night. The Nuggets tied the three-point mark set by the Houston Rockets in December against New Orleans. The...
5 points by Los Angeles Times | NBA All-Rookie Team National Basketball Association San Antonio Spurs Los Angeles Lakers Philadelphia 76ers Memphis Grizzlies 2007–08 NBA season Portland Trail Blazers
|Cleveland Cavaliers deal injured C Chris Andersen to Charlotte Hornets|
The Sports Xchange The Cleveland Cavaliers traded injured reserve center Chris Andersen to the Charlotte Hornets on Monday to open up a roster spot.
2 points by UPI | National Basketball Association New Orleans Hornets Eastern Conference Chicago Bulls San Antonio Spurs Indiana Pacers 2007–08 NBA season Boston Celtics
|New York Knicks beat San Antonio Spurs to end four-game slide|
By Everett Merrill, The Sports Xchange NEW YORK -- The New York Knicks ended a tumultuous week filled with off-the-court distractions by posting a spirited 94-90 win over the San Antonio Spurs on Sunday.
-2 points by UPI | New York Knicks San Antonio Spurs Chicago Bulls National Basketball Association Madison Square Garden 2009 NBA Playoffs Los Angeles Lakers 2007–08 NBA season
|Denver Nuggets acquire C Mason Plumlee from Portland Trail Blazers|
The Sports Xchange The Portland Trail Blazers traded center Mason Plumlee and a future second-round draft pick to the Denver Nuggets.
-2 points by UPI | Portland Trail Blazers National Basketball Association Denver Nuggets Western Conference San Antonio Spurs Los Angeles Lakers 2006–07 NBA season Center
|Latrell Sprewell returns to MSG, sits next to New York Knicks owner James Dolan|
The Sports Xchange Former New York Knicks guard Latrell Sprewell returned to Madison Square Garden on Sunday and sat next to owner James Dolan.
-2 points by UPI | New York Knicks Madison Square Garden National Basketball Association New York City Golden State Warriors New Jersey Nets San Antonio Spurs Latrell Sprewell
|Knicks beat Spurs 94-90 to salvage finale of homestand|
NEW YORK — Latrell Sprewell was back in the building and so were many other former Knicks.Then the current team pulled out a defensive performance from its past.Carmelo Anthony scored 25 points and New York salvaged the finale of a tumultuous five-game homestand by beating the San Antonio Spurs 94-90 on Sunday.Two nights after yielding 131 points in a dismal defensive performance against Denver, the Knicks limited the Spurs to 36 percent shooting and didn't let them reach 70 points until fewer than 8 minutes remained.
-2 points by Boston Herald | New York Knicks San Antonio Spurs Tim Duncan National Basketball Association NBA Finals Gregg Popovich Golden State Warriors Chicago Bulls
|Former Syracuse C Fab Melo dies at 26|
The Sports Xchange Former Syracuse and Boston Celtics center Fab Melo died Saturday in his native Brazil at age 26.
3 points by UPI | National Basketball Association Basketball Memphis Grizzlies United Press International Jim Boeheim Pau Gasol San Antonio Spurs Los Angeles Lakers
|Larry Johnson torn between loyalty to Dolan, Oakley|
Larry Johnson finds himself in the most uncomfortable of places.
862 points by Daily News | New York Knicks Miami Heat San Antonio Spurs Patrick Ewing Chicago Bulls New Orleans Hornets Michael Jordan Jeff Van Gundy
|DeMarcus Cousins and the technical issue Kings face among NBA's trending topics|
‘Boogie’ down In a prediction as bold as guaranteeing San Antonio Coach Gregg Popovich’s job security, Sacramento temperamental talent DeMarcus Cousins predicted after a Dec. 12 win against the Lakers that his in-game technical foul would not be his last. The technical foul was later rescinded....
29 points by Los Angeles Times | Basketball 2009 NBA Playoffs San Antonio Spurs National Basketball Association Anterior cruciate ligament NBA All-Star Weekend Slam Dunk Contest Knee Los Angeles Lakers
|'We lost it mentally': Spurs cool off Pistons|
It’s the Spurs’ fifth straight win in the head-to-head series.
-2 points by The Detroit News | San Antonio Spurs National Basketball Association Miami Heat 2009 NBA Playoffs Gregg Popovich Pau Gasol Los Angeles Lakers 2005 NBA Finals
|Nikola Jokic becomes second Nuggets’ player to score 40 points at Madison Square Garden|
Nikola Jokic’s Denver Nuggets teammates shake their heads in complete respect for what they have the closest seat to witnessing on a nightly basis. A true star being born.
274 points by The Denver Post | Madison Square Garden Denver Nuggets National Basketball Association San Antonio Spurs New York Knicks American Basketball Association David Thompson New Jersey Nets
|Andre Drummond powers Detroit Pistons past Los Angeles Lakers|
By Dana Gauruder, The Sports Xchange AUBURN HILLS, Mich. -- Andre Drummond had a double-double by halftime on Wednesday and still came to the locker room angry at himself.
1 points by UPI | Los Angeles Lakers National Basketball Association Detroit Pistons NBA Finals Orlando Magic New York Knicks Boston Celtics San Antonio Spurs
|Drummond, Pistons power past Lakers, 121-102, in final Palace meeting|
Pistons collect season-high 32 assists; Drummond goes for 24 points, 17 rebounds, four blocks
6 points by Detroit Free Press | Detroit Pistons San Antonio Spurs National Basketball Association Philadelphia 76ers Los Angeles Lakers New York Knicks 2003 NBA Playoffs Boston Celtics
|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.
-2 points by UPI | San Antonio Spurs National Basketball Association Chicago Bulls NBA Finals Michael Jordan Phoenix Suns Los Angeles Lakers New York Knicks
|Warriors coach Steve Kerr isn't shy about addressing political issues|
Steve Kerr is a five-time NBA champion, including three with the Bulls. His series-clinching jumper in 1997 remains the stuff of franchise lore. He owns one NBA title and one Coach of the Year award with the Warriors, the franchise that has converted even non-basketball fans with its joyous style...
-2 points by Chicago Tribune | NBA Finals Stan Van Gundy 2008 singles Politics 2005 singles Terrorism National Basketball Association San Antonio Spurs
|Spurs vs. 76ers game preview: Kawhi Leonard, Joel Embiid uncertain with injuries|
By Gordie Jones, The Sports Xchange It is unclear if rookie center Joel Embiid will be available Wednesday, when the Philadelphia 76ers host the San Antonio Spurs.
1 points by UPI | San Antonio Spurs National Basketball Association Chicago Bulls Portland Trail Blazers Boston Celtics Los Angeles Lakers 2000–01 NBA season Wilt Chamberlain
|Business, nostalgia bringing Isiah Thomas back to Palace|
Detroit Pistons legend Isiah Thomas dropping by for halftime ceremony as part of the Palace's final season.
-2 points by Detroit Free Press | Detroit Pistons National Basketball Association Los Angeles Lakers Auburn Hills Michigan Kobe Bryant Michael Jordan New York Knicks San Antonio Spurs
|Dennis Rodman gets probation in freeway crash|
Dennis Rodman pleaded guilty to three misdemeanor counts stemming from a July incident.
-2 points by Detroit Free Press | Detroit Pistons Dennis Rodman Chicago Bulls Orange County California San Antonio Spurs Dennis Johnson Isiah Thomas Joe Dumars
|Week 14 NBA MVP race: Harden and Westbrook hold steady, Leonard rises|
USA TODAY Sports' top five candidates for the 2016-17 NBA MVP award (through Feb. 5)
-2 points by Arizona Republic | National Basketball Association NBA All-Rookie Team Boston Celtics San Antonio Spurs New York Knicks Los Angeles Lakers 2007–08 NBA season Tim Duncan
|Week 14 NBA power rankings: Heat stay hot, Raptors continue to struggle|
The 14th of our weekly NBA power rankings (from Jan. 29 through Feb. 5)
-2 points by Arizona Republic | National Basketball Association New York Knicks Boston Celtics Philadelphia 76ers Los Angeles Lakers Portland Trail Blazers San Antonio Spurs Chicago Bulls
|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
|Gasol, Randolph lead Grizzlies past Leonard-less Spurs|
Marc Gasol and Zach Randolph scored 15 points each, Mike Conley added 12 points and nine assists and the Memphis Grizzlies held the San Antonio Spurs to a season low in points with an 89-74 victory
-2 points by Arizona Republic | San Antonio Spurs National Basketball Association 2007–08 NBA season Memphis Grizzlies Pau Gasol NBA All-Rookie Team Los Angeles Lakers Tony Parker
|Grizzlies smother Spurs to season-low point total|
The Grizzlies' dominant defensive performance held the Spurs to a season low for points.
-2 points by Arizona Republic | Memphis Grizzlies National Basketball Association 2006–07 NBA season Los Angeles Lakers San Antonio Spurs Pau Gasol Portland Trail Blazers 2008–09 NBA season
|Denver Nuggets dial up defense in wire-to-wire victory over Dallas Mavericks|
The Nuggets had enough energy to produce one of their finest defensive performances of the season in a 110-87 rout of the Mavericks at the Pepsi Center
148 points by The Denver Post | National Basketball Association Denver Nuggets Pepsi Center 2009 NBA Playoffs San Antonio Spurs Colorado Avalanche Western Conference New York Knicks
|Dennis Rodman pleads guilty to wrong-way driving on 5 Freeway and avoids jail time|
Dennis Rodman, the eccentric former NBA star, pleaded guilty on Monday to driving the wrong way on the 5 Freeway in Orange County and later providing false information to a police officer. Rodman, a Hall of Fame inductee who is perhaps best known for his role on several championship-winning Chicago...
26 points by Los Angeles Times | Dennis Rodman Chicago Bulls Detroit Pistons San Antonio Spurs Carmen Electra Plea Dallas Mavericks Police
|Former NBA star Rodman gets probation in freeway crash|
SANTA ANA, Calif. (AP) — Former NBA star Dennis Rodman has been sentenced to three years informal probation and 30 hours of community service for a crash on a California freeway.
-2 points by Arizona Daily Star | California Chicago Bulls Michael Jordan San Antonio Spurs Dallas Mavericks National Basketball Association Basketball Karl Malone
|Clippers’ Paul Pierce starts in emotional Boston farewell|
BOSTON – Paul Pierce walked back onto the parquet floor one last time, dropped to his knees at center court and gave the Boston Celtics leprechaun logo a big kiss.“Lucky’s been through it all with me, the ups and downs. He helped me out on a couple of occasions,” the former Celtics captain said. “It...
-2 points by Concord Monitor | Boston Celtics NBA Finals National Basketball Association 2008 NBA Finals Kobe Bryant Los Angeles Lakers New York Knicks San Antonio Spurs
|Dallas Mavericks at Denver Nuggets: How to watch, preview, more|
Nuggets forward Danilo Gallinari estimates he’ll be out around another 10 days with a groin injury.
10 points by The Denver Post | New York Knicks National Basketball Association San Antonio Spurs Danilo Gallinari Los Angeles Lakers Portland Trail Blazers Western Conference Dallas Mavericks
|Gregg Popovich achieves milestone win with help from San Antonio Spurs' veterans|
By Steve Habel, The Sports Xchange SAN ANTONIO -- Two of the players most responsible for Gregg Popovich's continued coaching success were major contributors Saturday night.
-2 points by UPI | San Antonio Spurs National Basketball Association 2007–08 NBA season 2002–03 NBA season Tony Parker Tim Duncan New York Knicks AT&T Center
|NBA: Hassan Whiteside, Miami Heat win 10th in a row|
Hassan Whiteside scored 30 points and grabbed 20 rebounds, Dion Waiters needed only 10 shots to score 21 points and the Miami Heat pushed their winning streak to 10 games with an easy 125-102 win over the visiting Philadelphia 76ers on Saturday night. Whiteside had a double-double after the first...
4 points by Los Angeles Times | National Basketball Association San Antonio Spurs NBA All-Rookie Team 2007–08 NBA season 2009 NBA Playoffs 2008–09 NBA season Boston Celtics Manu Ginóbili
|San Antonio Spurs use familiar script to down Nuggets, 121-97|
Saturday night was old school night at the AT&T Center.
22 points by The Denver Post | San Antonio Spurs National Basketball Association Manu Ginóbili 2007–08 NBA season Tony Parker 2008 NBA Playoffs NBA All-Rookie Team 2007 NBA Playoffs
|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
|NBA roundup: recap, scores, notes for every game played on February 2|
The Sports Xchange WASHINGTON -- John Wall scored 16 of his 33 points in the fourth quarter and recorded 11 assists as the Washington Wizards ran their home winning streak to 16 games with a 116-108 victory over the Los Angeles Lakers on Thursday night.
1 points by UPI | National Basketball Association Golden State Warriors Chicago Bulls Los Angeles Lakers Utah Jazz Boston Celtics New York Knicks San Antonio Spurs
|Steph Curry is back to dominating the NBA|
OAKLAND, Calif. – For the first two months of the NBA’s regular season, the biggest question surrounding the Golden State Warriors was whether Stephen Curry could ever get back to the heights he reached over the past two seasons, both of which ended in him winning the league’s MVP award and leading...
-2 points by Concord Monitor | National Basketball Association San Antonio Spurs Los Angeles Lakers Golden State Warriors Los Angeles Clippers 2007–08 NBA season NBA All-Rookie Team New York Knicks
|Dunk contest includes Aaron Gordon, not Zach LaVine|
The Sports Xchange Aaron Gordon was the runner-up in last year's slam dunk contest.
4 points by UPI | Los Angeles Clippers National Basketball Association San Antonio Spurs Shaquille O'Neal 2004–05 NBA season 2008 NBA Draft Michael Jordan Boston Celtics