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‘Clark fever’ lifts WNBA while NBA playoffs heat up
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‘Clark fever’ lifts WNBA while NBA playoffs heat up
Since her recent WNBA debut, the Caitlin Clark phenomenon continues to impact the league, with the trickle-down effect of her presence raising viewership and marketability.
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NBA roundup
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NBA roundup
With the play-in games behind us, the National Basketball Association now steps into the more serious stage of its postseason competition.
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Sports betting under scrutiny in wake of scandals
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Sports betting under scrutiny in wake of scandals
When legal gambling on sports began to explode in the U.S., some critics said it was just a matter of time before athletes themselves were caught up in the billion-dollar business of wagering on contests.
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Celtics run up the score on top teams
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Celtics run up the score on top teams
Major homecourt victories over the Dallas Mavericks and Golden State Warriors this weekend allowed the Boston Celtics to solidify their hold as the number one team in the NBA.
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Celtics lead league at break, but need to step up their game to snag 18th banner
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Celtics lead league at break, but need to step up their game to snag 18th banner
Following their 50-point blowout victory over the Brooklyn Nets on Valentine’s Day, the Boston Celtics headed into this year’s NBA all-star weekend sporting a 43-12 record, the best in the league.
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Jaylen Brown has earned respect and $300m deal
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Jaylen Brown has earned respect and $300m deal
The deal is done. Jaylen Brown has got his fortune for playing a child’s game at the professional level. His new $304 million contract extension makes him the second highest paid player, (behind recently signed Anthony Davis of the Lakers) in the NBA — for the moment!
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Banished from the NBA for talking freedom?
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Banished from the NBA for talking freedom?
Growing up in Turkey, a young Enes Kanter could sense the authoritative hand being thrust down on his society. An independent thinker, Kanter, who now goes by Enes Kanter Freedom, early on seemed imbued to challenge his peers when he differed with their mode of expression.
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How smart is the Marcus Smart trade?
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How smart is the Marcus Smart trade?
It was inevitable that the Boston Celtics would make some trade following their recent failure to win championship flag number 18.
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Bruce Brown’s road to the NBA Championship began in Boston
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Bruce Brown’s road to the NBA Championship began in Boston
The first time Brendan Kent laid eyes on Bruce Brown on a basketball court, he knew he was in trouble.
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An unwilling role model
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Editorial
An unwilling role model
For young basketball fans like my sons, Ja Morant is a symbol of hope, an under-recruited kid out of high school who comes from a two-parent household in the small town of Dalzell, South Carolina.
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International basketball players changing the game
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International basketball players changing the game
While Black Americans still make up more than 73% of the NBA's players, two European stars — Greek Giannis Antetokounmpo and Serbian Nikola Jokic — have won the last four regular-season NBA MVP honors.
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Irving’s missed games raise ‘load management’ allegation
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Irving’s missed games raise ‘load management’ allegation
It used to be met with suspicion when NBA players sat out regular-season games with dubious injuries. Known euphemistically as “load management,” the concept is so ingrained now it has become tongue-in-cheek and gives off an air of inmates running the asylum.
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