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– So I want to talk about the Rockets. I’m glad we’re gonna talk about the Rockets right now, because there are a couple things I think America just doesn’t know about the Houston Rockets. They played 29 games this year where James Harden, Chris Paul, and Clint Capella started. They are 28 and 1 …

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LOS ANGELES (AP) — LeBron James picked a winner in the NBA All-Star Game. James scored 29 points and hit the go-ahead layup with 34.5 seconds to play, winning his third All-Star Game MVP award while his hand-picked team rallied to win an uncommonly entertaining showcase, beating Team Stephen 148-145 Sunday night. For the first …

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LOS ANGELES (AP) The Latest from Sunday’s NBA All-Star Game and events around the league’s annual showcase (all times local): 8:20 p.m. LeBron James made a go-ahead, finger-roll layup with 34.5 seconds left and finished with a game-high 29 points to lead Team LeBron to a 148-145 victory against Team Stephen in the NBA All-Star …

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LOS ANGELES (AP) LeBron James picked a winner in the NBA All-Star Game. James scored 29 points and hit the go-ahead layup with 34.5 seconds to play, winning his third All-Star Game MVP award while his hand-picked team rallied to win an uncommonly entertaining showcase, beating Team Stephen 148-145 Sunday night. For the first time …

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LOS ANGELES (AP) — The NBA dunk contest was a throwback in many ways, with a 21-year-old rookie and a 25-year-old, third-year pro fighting it out for the trophy. Larry Nance Jr. rolled out his father’s old uniform — down to the knee-high socks — and then rolled out his father himself to help with …

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LOS ANGELES (AP) LeBron James says he will not stick to sports. The Cleveland Cavaliers superstar reiterated his determination to speak out on social issues and the nation’s political climate Saturday during his media availability for the NBA All-Star Game. ”I will not just shut up and dribble,” James said. ”I get to sit up …

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LOS ANGELES — Point guards could run the show in the next Naismith Memorial Basketball Hall of Fame class, with two-time NBA MVP Steve Nash and Jason Kidd among the 13 finalists announced Saturday morning. Nash and Kidd had many of their finest seasons with the Phoenix Suns, and they are joined among the finalists by …

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