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Chicago Bulls’ Zach LaVine playing through left thumb injury

Chicago Bulls All-Star Zach LaVine underwent an MRI on Tuesday, which revealed a left thumb injury that he plans to play through, sources told ESPN.The injury is in his non-shooting hand and had been bothering him entering the Bulls'...

Draymond Green to buy another $5,000 bottle of wine on Joe Lacob’s tab in...

OKLAHOMA CITY -- Draymond Green is going to celebrate another one of Stephen Curry's historical feats with an expensive bottle of wine -- and for the second year in a row he's going to put it on Warriors owner...

Denver Nuggets’ Nikola Jokic (knee contusion) exits game after colliding with Utah Jazz’s Rudy...

Denver Nuggets center and reigning NBA MVP Nikola Jokic suffered a right knee contusion late in the second quarter Tuesday night and was held out of the remainder of the 122-110 loss at Utah.Jazz center Rudy Gobert was attempting...

Why Giannis Antetokounmpo, the Milwaukee Bucks believe they can be the NBA’s next great...

MILWAUKEE -- Before winning his first NBA championship, Milwaukee Bucks star Giannis Antetokounmpo used to imagine how it would change his life: how it would be a weight lifted off his shoulders and how he'd finally be able to...

Fantasy basketball daily notes for Tuesday

While it wasn't enough to top the Boston Celtics in an overtime epic on Monday, Charlotte's Miles Bridges led the Hornets in scoring for the third straight game. The Michigan State product is one of just six NBA players...

Martin Dempsey back as USA Basketball chair; Sue Bird, Kevin Durant among those added...

COLORADO SPRINGS, Colo. -- Retired Gen. Martin Dempsey was reelected chairperson of USA Basketball on Monday, while five-time Olympic gold medalist Sue Bird and three-time gold medalist Kevin Durant were among those added to the federation's board of directors.Dempsey,...

Lakers’ Carmelo Anthony passes Moses Malone for 9th on NBA all-time scoring list

LOS ANGELES -- Carmelo Anthony said the best part about passing Moses Malone for No. 9 on the all-time scoring list in the Los Angeles Lakers' 121-118 win over the Memphis Grizzlies on Sunday is the level he's sustained...

Michael Jordan game-worn rookie sneakers sell for record $1.47M

A pair of game-worn Michael Jordan sneakers from his rookie season sold for $1.472 million to high-end card collector Nick Fiorella on Sunday during Sotheby's Icons of Excellence & Haute Luxury auction in Las Vegas, shattering the record for...

Lakers’ LeBron James says right leg sore after injury scare, hopes to play Tuesday...

LOS ANGELES -- The Los Angeles Lakers barely escaped the Memphis Grizzlies in Sunday's 121-118 win and LeBron James might have narrowly avoided another major injury.Grizzlies forward Desmond Bane collided with James' right leg in the first half, causing...

Amid 1-2 start, Kevin Durant says ‘of course’ Brooklyn Nets have enough to win...

NEW YORK -- After Kevin Durant and James Harden were the only two Nets players to score in double figures Sunday against the Charlotte Hornets, Durant said Brooklyn is not losing confidence amid a 1-2 start and has enough...
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