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Griner, Mercury not focused on 16-game win streak

Griner, Mercury not focused on 16-game win streak

Brittney Griner and the Phoenix Mercury are closing in on one of the greatest records in WNBA history, the Los Angeles Sparks' 18-game winning streak.

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NBA ref Violet Palmer to marry longtime partner

NBA ref Violet Palmer to marry longtime partner

Violet Palmer made her biggest call yet: The NBA referee will marry her partner of 20 years on Friday.

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Stern sees Sterling saga ending well, lauds Silver

Stern sees Sterling saga ending well, lauds Silver

NEW YORK (AP) — Former Commissioner David Stern praised the NBA's handling of the Donald Sterling controversy and predicts it will "end well" …

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Riley speaks out, insists Heat will be competitive

Riley speaks out, insists Heat will be competitive

MIAMI (AP) — One of the last things Miami Heat President Pat Riley told LeBron James before free agency began this summer was that he would be…

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NBA players union elects new executive director

Michele Roberts has watched basketball for as long as she can remember. It was an easy choice growing up in a home with one TV and two older brothers.

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Byron Scott sees swift title contention for Lakers

Byron Scott sees swift title contention for Lakers

EL SEGUNDO, Calif. (AP) — Byron Scott was a key component of the Los Angeles Lakers' Showtime teams, a smooth shooting guard with sizzling com…

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Husband arrested in death of NBA player's aunt

SACRAMENTO, Calif. (AP) — Police say they have arrested a man wanted in the slaying of the aunt of Los Angeles Clippers forward Matt Barnes.

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NBA, Clippers eager for Sterling out, Ballmer in

The NBA and the Los Angeles Clippers are ready to move on, even if Donald Sterling wants to keep fighting.

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Lakers finally confirm Byron Scott is new coach

Lakers finally confirm Byron Scott is new coach

LOS ANGELES (AP) — The Los Angeles Lakers confirmed Byron Scott is their new coach Monday night.

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Judge OKs record-setting $2B sale of Clippers

LOS ANGELES (AP) — Embattled Los Angeles Clippers owner Donald Sterling lost his attempt to block the $2 billion sale of the team to former Mi…

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Rose returns as US basketball team opens camp

Rose returns as US basketball team opens camp

LAS VEGAS (AP) — Derrick Rose says he feels old.

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All tickets claimed for LeBron's homecoming show

AKRON, Ohio (AP) — LeBron James' Ohio hometown says fans quickly claimed the thousands of tickets available for the homecoming event expected …

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Byron Scott says he will be LA Lakers' new coach

LOS ANGELES (AP) — The Los Angeles Lakers have waited nearly three months to hire a new coach, and they're apparently making Byron Scott wait …

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LeBron deep-sixes number; will be No. 23 with Cavs

LeBron deep-sixes number; will be No. 23 with Cavs

LeBron James will go back to wearing jersey No. 23 in his return to Cleveland.

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Griner leads Mercury to 15th straight victory

Griner leads Mercury to 15th straight victory

PHOENIX (AP) — Old Detroit Pistons "Bad Boy" Bill Laimbeer and his New York Liberty tried to rough up the streaking Phoenix Mercury — with lit…

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Griner leads Mercury to 15th straight victory

Griner leads Mercury to 15th straight victory

PHOENIX (AP) — Brittney Griner scored 18 points and the Phoenix Mercury tied the second-longest winning streak in WNBA history with their 15th…

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Kevin Love withdraws from Team USA

Kevin Love still doesn't know where he will play next season, his NBA future hanging in the air while a seldom-used league rule complicates a …

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Cavs sign Wiggins, who can't be traded for 30 days

Cavs sign Wiggins, who can't be traded for 30 days

CLEVELAND (AP) — Andrew Wiggins has an NBA home. Maybe a temporary one.

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Jump ball: Bizarre Clippers court case nears close

LOS ANGELES (AP) — The bizarre battle over the fate of the Los Angeles Clippers goes to a judge Monday and he may not have the final word on t…

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Testimony ends in trial over $2B Clippers sale

Testimony ends in trial over $2B Clippers sale

LOS ANGELES (AP) — Testimony ended Wednesday in the trial to determine whether Donald Sterling's estranged wife can sell the Los Angeles Clipp…

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