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NBA: Denver Nuggets' Nikola Jokic becomes lowest draft pick ever to win MVP award
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NBA: Denver Nuggets' Nikola Jokic becomes lowest draft pick ever to win MVP award

Jokic has been a rare everyday player this season, a big man who logged big minutes. He's the only player to start all of his team's regular-season games in the last two seasons, being on the floor for tip-off all 145 times.

Lalhnehpuia Chhakchhuak commits to North Park University with psychology degree and making history on his mind
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Lalhnehpuia Chhakchhuak commits to North Park University with psychology degree and making history on his mind

A 6’1” point guard from Mizoram, Lalhnehpuia Chhakchhuak is fascinated enough by the human mind to want to pursue a degree in psychology. But he is also drawn by the prospect of making history.

NBA: Anthony Davis says injuries 'a big factor' for Los Angeles Lakers' title defence unravelling
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NBA: Anthony Davis says injuries 'a big factor' for Los Angeles Lakers' title defence unravelling

Anthony Davis missed half of the 72-game regular season because of a string of injuries. LeBron James, who missed more than 20 games this season with a high right ankle sprain.

NBA: LeBron James, Anthony Davis remain 'pillars' of Lakers despite first round playoff exit
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NBA: LeBron James, Anthony Davis remain 'pillars' of Lakers despite first round playoff exit

Suns series defeat marked the first time in 15 playoff appearances that James - a four-time NBA champion - was eliminated in the first round.

NBA: Suns eliminate defending champions Lakers, advance to second round; Nuggets beat Trail Blazers
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NBA: Suns eliminate defending champions Lakers, advance to second round; Nuggets beat Trail Blazers

Jae Crowder scored 18 points for the second-seeded Suns, who won three consecutive games to send LeBron James to a first-round series loss for the first time in his 18-year NBA career.

NBA: Atlanta Hawks, Philadelphia 76ers to lock horns for a place in Eastern Conference finals
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NBA: Atlanta Hawks, Philadelphia 76ers to lock horns for a place in Eastern Conference finals

In the Western Conference, top seeds Utah outclassed the Memphis Grizzlies 126-110 to wrap up a 4-1 win in the best-of-seven series, with Donovan Mitchell's 30-point haul steering the Jazz into the next round.

NBA: Brad Stevens replacing Danny Ainge as president of basketball operations in Boston Celtics shakeup
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NBA: Brad Stevens replacing Danny Ainge as president of basketball operations in Boston Celtics shakeup

Danny Ainge, Boston Celtics' president of basketball operations, retired and coach Brad Stevens will move up to the front office to replace him. The moves came about 12 hours after the 17-time NBA champions lost to the Brooklyn Nets in Game 5 of their first-round playoff series

NBA: 'We got our ass kicked', says Lakers' LeBron James after heavy defeat against Phoenix Suns
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NBA: 'We got our ass kicked', says Lakers' LeBron James after heavy defeat against Phoenix Suns

The game five loss leaves the Suns 3-2 ahead with two games to play, meaning the Lakers must win both of their remaining games to extend their postseason.

NBA: Phoenix Suns defeat leaves LeBron James, Los Angeles Lakers on brink of playoffs exit
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NBA: Phoenix Suns defeat leaves LeBron James, Los Angeles Lakers on brink of playoffs exit

Phoenix took full advantage of the injury absence of the Lakers' Anthony Davis to dominate the defending NBA champions from early in the first quarter before romping to a comfortable win.

NBA: Unruly spectator runs out on court during 76ers-Wizards playoff game
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NBA: Unruly spectator runs out on court during 76ers-Wizards playoff game

A security guard grabbed and held down the person near the baseline as 76ers center Dwight Howard stood nearby.

NBA: Suns beat Lakers to tie series; Nets rout Celtics, Boston fan arrested for throwing bottle
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NBA: Suns beat Lakers to tie series; Nets rout Celtics, Boston fan arrested for throwing bottle

Before a last-minute surge, Los Angeles struggled in the absence of starters Davis and Kentavious Caldwell-Pope, who injured his knee in Game 3.

NBA: Eastern Conference champions no more, Miami Heat start to look to what's next
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NBA: Eastern Conference champions no more, Miami Heat start to look to what's next

There was no run to the NBA Finals this year for the Miami Heat, not even a single playoff victory. With the Heat entering a crucial offseason, here's what to watch for:

NBA: Bucks sweep Heat to advance to second round; 76ers take 3-0 series lead over Wizards
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NBA: Bucks sweep Heat to advance to second round; 76ers take 3-0 series lead over Wizards

Bucks became the first team to advance in this year's playoffs, beating the Heat 120-103 on Saturday and finishing off a first-round sweep over last season's Eastern Conference champions.

NBA: 76ers' Joel Embiid 'Thrusts the Process' and pays tribute to WWE stars
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NBA: 76ers' Joel Embiid 'Thrusts the Process' and pays tribute to WWE stars

Joel Embiid can complete the full transformation into WWE star with a championship belt around his waist should he lead the Sixers to the NBA title.

NBA: Jayson Tatum scores 50 points, Celtics cut deficit on Nets; Clippers get back series against Mavs
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NBA: Jayson Tatum scores 50 points, Celtics cut deficit on Nets; Clippers get back series against Mavs

After scoring 50 points in Boston's play-in tournament victory, Tatum struggled in the two games in Brooklyn but steadied the Celtics in Game 3

NBA: Philadelphia 76ers, New York Knicks, Utah Jazz ban unruly fans as league promises 'respectful' environment
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NBA: Philadelphia 76ers, New York Knicks, Utah Jazz ban unruly fans as league promises 'respectful' environment

The unnamed fan triggered uproar on Wednesday after showering injured Washington ace Westbrook with popcorn as he left the court during game two of the Wizards' Eastern Conference playoff series against the Sixers.

Firstpost Explains: LeBron hates it, Doncic doesn’t understand it, but NBA’s play-in concept might stay
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Firstpost Explains: LeBron hates it, Doncic doesn’t understand it, but NBA’s play-in concept might stay

LeBron James wants whoever thought of the NBA’s play-in tournament to be sacked. Dallas Mavericks owner Mark Cuban and superstar Luka Doncic are no fans of the addition either. So what is the NBA's play-in tournament? Firstpost explains.

NBA: Dallas Mavericks forward Kristaps Porzingis fined $50,000 for breach of COVID-19 protocol
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NBA: Dallas Mavericks forward Kristaps Porzingis fined $50,000 for breach of COVID-19 protocol

NBA president of league operations Byron Spruell said in a statement Porzingis had violated rules prohibiting players from entering a bar, club or lounge.

NBA: Damian Lillard hits eight 3-pointers, ties NBA playoff record for half
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NBA: Damian Lillard hits eight 3-pointers, ties NBA playoff record for half

The playoff record for 3-pointers in a game is 11 by Golden State's Klay Thompson at Oklahoma City on 28 May, 2016.

NBA: Bucks roll past Heat; Nikola Jokic scores 38 points, Nuggets beat Blazers
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NBA: Bucks roll past Heat; Nikola Jokic scores 38 points, Nuggets beat Blazers

The Bucks needed Khris Middleton’s tiebreaking jumper with 0.5 seconds left in overtime to pull out a 109-107 victory in Game 1. Milwaukee essentially put away Game 2 in the first quarter when its 3-point attack went from fizzling to sizzling.