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Cleveland Cavaliers excited to land Donovan Mitchell as NBA deal made official
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Cleveland Cavaliers excited to land Donovan Mitchell as NBA deal made official

Donovan Mitchell was sent to the Cleveland Cavaliers in exchange for Utah getting Finland's Lauri Markkanen, guards Collin Sexton and Ochai Agbaji in NBA draft

NBA: Los Angeles Lakers' LeBron James blasts the league as playoff injuries mount
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NBA: Los Angeles Lakers' LeBron James blasts the league as playoff injuries mount

James said, the injuries were due to the "lack of rest" before play restarted in December - just 72 days after the Lakers locked up the title with a victory over the Miami Heat in the quarantine bubble in Orlando, Florida.

NBA: Andre Drummond stars as Lakers beat Nets; Jazz overpower Sacramento to continue winning streak
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NBA: Andre Drummond stars as Lakers beat Nets; Jazz overpower Sacramento to continue winning streak

The Lakers entered the game missing their two best players, LeBron James and Anthony Davis, but they overcame that with energetic play, strong perimeter shooting and a lockdown defence.

NBA: Joel Embiid powers 76ers past Timberwolves; Luka Doncic's Mavericks beat Wizards
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NBA: Joel Embiid powers 76ers past Timberwolves; Luka Doncic's Mavericks beat Wizards

The Dallas Mavericks used another solid defensive performance to hold their opponent to under 100 points for the second game in a row.

NBA: Donovan Mitchell stars in Jazz’s victory over Grizzlies; Clippers snap 76ers winning run
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NBA: Donovan Mitchell stars in Jazz’s victory over Grizzlies; Clippers snap 76ers winning run

With Mike Conley taking the night off to rest a hamstring injury, Mitchell took charge early. He made his first five shots on the way to scoring 28 first-half points — his most ever in a half.

NBA: Jazz back in tune with victory over Raptors; Magic shock Nets despite Kyrie Irving's 43 points
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NBA: Jazz back in tune with victory over Raptors; Magic shock Nets despite Kyrie Irving's 43 points

In a fourth quarter that featured eight lead changes, Donovan made the difference for the Jazz, scoring eight straight points in the final minute and a half.

NBA: Los Angeles Lakers star LeBron James urged to rethink 'private' vaccine stance
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NBA: Los Angeles Lakers star LeBron James urged to rethink 'private' vaccine stance

While the likes of Bill Russell, Kareem Abdul-Jabbar and San Antonio Spurs coach Gregg Popovich have enthusiastically promoted the vaccination rollout, there remains enduring apprehension amongst the NBA's playing staff.

NBA: One year after his COVID-19 positive test shut down league, Rudy Gobert and Utah Jazz thriving
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NBA: One year after his COVID-19 positive test shut down league, Rudy Gobert and Utah Jazz thriving

On 11 March last year, Rudy Gobert became ‘patient zero’ for coronavirus in the NBA. His test shut down the league, and temporarily threw his team, Utah Jazz, in a tailspin. 365 days later, the Jazz — and Gobert — are thriving.

NBA: Tim Hardaway Jr, Luka Doncic star in Dallas Mavericks win; Washington Wizards beat Los Angeles Lakers
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NBA: Tim Hardaway Jr, Luka Doncic star in Dallas Mavericks win; Washington Wizards beat Los Angeles Lakers

Dallas were playing for the first time in eight days after two postponements because of a wintry weather blast in Texas. Kristaps Porzingis didn’t play after showing up on the injury report the day of the game with back stiffness.

NBA: Jerami Grant helps Detroit Pistons beat Phoenix Suns; Milwaukee Bucks suffer first home loss against Utah Jazz
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NBA: Jerami Grant helps Detroit Pistons beat Phoenix Suns; Milwaukee Bucks suffer first home loss against Utah Jazz

LeBron James had 28 points, seven rebounds and seven assists, and Los Angeles overcame the absence of two injured starters to beat Chicago.

NBA: Zion Williamson, Chris Paul hit the floor; James Harden expected to today
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NBA: Zion Williamson, Chris Paul hit the floor; James Harden expected to today

James Harden took the floor for the Rockets practice after joining the team late amid reports he wants to be traded

NBA: Jamal Murray scores 50 points, Denver Nuggets force Game 7 with Utah Jazz; Los Angeles Clippers eliminate Dallas Mavericks
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NBA: Jamal Murray scores 50 points, Denver Nuggets force Game 7 with Utah Jazz; Los Angeles Clippers eliminate Dallas Mavericks

Denver Nuggets and Utah Jazz will go at it one more time on Tuesday night, with the winner advancing to face the Los Angeles Clippers.

NBA players make innovative use of social media platforms to light up fans amid coronavirus gloom
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NBA players make innovative use of social media platforms to light up fans amid coronavirus gloom

Even without games, NBA and its players are trying to engage and even encourage fans in these tough times.

Coronavirus pandemic: Kevin Durant among four Brooklyn Nets players to test positive for COVID-19
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Coronavirus pandemic: Kevin Durant among four Brooklyn Nets players to test positive for COVID-19

Four Brooklyn Nets players, including Kevin Durant, have tested positive for the new coronavirus, bringing the total to seven known players in the NBA.

Coronavirus pandemic: Utah Jazz player Donovan Mitchell 'asymptomatic' after testing positive for COVID-19
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Coronavirus pandemic: Utah Jazz player Donovan Mitchell 'asymptomatic' after testing positive for COVID-19

Mitchell, speaking to ABC’s Good Morning America in an interview broadcast Monday, also revealed that it took him a while to kind of cool off at Rudy Gobert

Coronavirus pandemic: Detroit Pistons' Christian Wood tests positive for COVID-19, says media report
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Coronavirus pandemic: Detroit Pistons' Christian Wood tests positive for COVID-19, says media report

Christian Wood of the Detroit Pistons has tested positive for the coronavirus, a person with direct knowledge of the situation said

Coronavirus pandemic: Rudy Gobert joins fellow NBA players in offering relief help, pledges to donate $500,000
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Coronavirus pandemic: Rudy Gobert joins fellow NBA players in offering relief help, pledges to donate $500,000

Rudy Gobert said in a release, 'I am humbled by the tireless efforts and care of people around the globe for those affected by COVID-19, especially my own communities of Utah and France.'

NBA: Utah Jazz Donovan Mitchell, Rudy Gobert test positive for coronavirus; Gobert apologises for 'endangering' people
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NBA: Utah Jazz Donovan Mitchell, Rudy Gobert test positive for coronavirus; Gobert apologises for 'endangering' people

Rudy Gobert — the first NBA player to test positive, which prompted the league to suspend the season — confirmed his status on Thursday

NBA: Damian Lillard sets Trail Blazers record with 61 points; Kemba Walker powers Celtics to win over Lakers
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NBA: Damian Lillard sets Trail Blazers record with 61 points; Kemba Walker powers Celtics to win over Lakers

Kemba Walker scored 20 points to end a career-long personal losing streak against LeBron James, and Jayson Tatum scored 27 to help Boston send the top team in the Western Conference to its biggest loss of the season

NBA: James Harden, Trae Young score 40-point triple doubles as Rockets beat Hawks; DeMar DeRozan powers Spurs to victory
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NBA: James Harden, Trae Young score 40-point triple doubles as Rockets beat Hawks; DeMar DeRozan powers Spurs to victory

Young had 42 points, 13 rebounds and 10 assists. He and Harden are the first players to post 40-point triple-doubles in the same game, according to the Elias Sports Bureau