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NBA: Free agency opens with De'Aaron Fox and Sacramento Kings agreeing $163 million deal
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NBA: Free agency opens with De'Aaron Fox and Sacramento Kings agreeing $163 million deal

Fox's numbers have improved in each of his three NBA seasons. He averaged 11.6 points as a rookie, then 17.3 points two seasons ago and finally 21.1 points last season for the Kings. His field goal percentage has also risen in each of the last two seasons.

NBA Finals: Los Angeles Lakers prove a point after winning 17th Championship
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NBA Finals: Los Angeles Lakers prove a point after winning 17th Championship

LA Lakers ― a team spearheaded by the second-best player, and the second-best defensive player over the regular season, coached by the fifth-best man manager in the league; and pieced together by the seventh-best GM ― were crowned the best team in the NBA on Monday.

NBA: 'Pissed off' LeBron James sees Los Angeles Lakers roll past Denver Nuggets 126-114 in West finals opener
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NBA: 'Pissed off' LeBron James sees Los Angeles Lakers roll past Denver Nuggets 126-114 in West finals opener

Anthony Davis had 37 points and 10 rebounds, LeBron James added 15 points and 12 assists hours after finishing a distant second in the MVP voting, and the Lakers rolled to a 126-114 victory on Friday night in Game 1 of the Western Conference finals.

Tokyo Olympics 2020: LeBron James among 44 US Summer Games basketball team finalists
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Tokyo Olympics 2020: LeBron James among 44 US Summer Games basketball team finalists

LeBron James — a two-time gold medalist and three-time Olympian — is among 44 players announced by USA Basketball on Monday as finalists for the team that will play in the Tokyo Games

Kobe Bryant's relentless drive to achieve perfection moulded his basketball legacy
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Kobe Bryant's relentless drive to achieve perfection moulded his basketball legacy

After Kobe Bryant scored 60 points in his farewell NBA game, he was asked if it was a perfect ending to his career. “The perfect ending would have been a Championship,” he replied. In a way, both his last game, and that parting statement, were Bryant's life in a nutshell.

NBA: TJ Warren scores 21 points as Pacers hold on against 76ers; LeBron James, Dwight Howard power Lakers to victory
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NBA: TJ Warren scores 21 points as Pacers hold on against 76ers; LeBron James, Dwight Howard power Lakers to victory

The Pacers have now beaten the 76ers twice in 14 days, this time after charging back from an 11-point deficit midway through the third quarter

NBA: Once hated by Los Angeles Lakers fans, Dwight Howard endearing himself to Staples Center faithful
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NBA: Once hated by Los Angeles Lakers fans, Dwight Howard endearing himself to Staples Center faithful

Hollywood loves a comeback story, but Dwight Howard's redemption arc is almost too unbelievable for Los Angeles.

NBA: Dwight Howard given permission to negotiate deal for move to Los Angeles Lakers, say reports
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NBA: Dwight Howard given permission to negotiate deal for move to Los Angeles Lakers, say reports

In addition to the Magic and Lakers, Howard has played for Houston, Atlanta, Charlotte and Washington, although he saw action in only nine games last season for the Wizards due to spinal surgery

NBA: From LeBron James joining LA Lakers to Kawhi Leonard moving to the Toronto Raptors, the biggest off-season moves
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NBA: From LeBron James joining LA Lakers to Kawhi Leonard moving to the Toronto Raptors, the biggest off-season moves

Several of NBA’s biggest names changed teams in the offseason – including some who were longtime franchise cornerstones with their previous teams. Here's a look at the switches that made the biggest splashes:

NBA: Kemba Walker nets 46 points in Hornets' 140-79 rout of Grizzlies; Rockets beat Pistons to close in on No 1 seeding
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NBA: Kemba Walker nets 46 points in Hornets' 140-79 rout of Grizzlies; Rockets beat Pistons to close in on No 1 seeding

Hornets' Walker sank a club-record 10 3-pointers and made 10 free throws, becoming only the third player in any NBA contest with so many of each.

NBA: Dwight Howard-led Hornets shock Warriors; Wizards hand Rockets fifth straight defeat
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NBA: Dwight Howard-led Hornets shock Warriors; Wizards hand Rockets fifth straight defeat

The Warriors conceded 46 points in the paint, and an even more damaging 18 turnovers that led to 32 Hornets points.

NBA: Kevin Durant scores 35 to help Warriors beat Hornets, Cavaliers record 13th straight win
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NBA: Kevin Durant scores 35 to help Warriors beat Hornets, Cavaliers record 13th straight win

Kevin Durant completed his ninth career triple double with the help of 11 rebounds and 10 assists on Wednesday as Golden State Warriors defeated Charlotte Hornets 101-87

NBA: Injury-hit Celtics win 11th straight game; Reggie Jackson's clutch triples help Pistons beat Hawks
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NBA: Injury-hit Celtics win 11th straight game; Reggie Jackson's clutch triples help Pistons beat Hawks

The Boston Celtics extended their winning streak to 11 games on Friday despite a rash of injuries that now includes all-star Kyrie Irving.

NBA: LeBron James takes Cleveland Cavaliers past Milwaukee Bucks, Warriors defeat New Orleans Pelicans
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NBA: LeBron James takes Cleveland Cavaliers past Milwaukee Bucks, Warriors defeat New Orleans Pelicans

LeBron James led the Cavaliers in scoring for the second straight game despite missing most of the pre-season with an injury.

NBA roundup: Jeff Teague lifts Pacers to victory against Thunder; Knicks beat Hawks
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NBA roundup: Jeff Teague lifts Pacers to victory against Thunder; Knicks beat Hawks

Indiana's Jeff Teague scored 30 points to help them beat the Thunder, whereas New York and Portland beat Atlanta and Brooklyn respectively.

NBA roundup: Atlanta Hawks end Cleveland Cavaliers' unbeaten run, Memphis Grizzlies get slim win
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NBA roundup: Atlanta Hawks end Cleveland Cavaliers' unbeaten run, Memphis Grizzlies get slim win

The Atlanta Hawks handed Cleveland their first loss, the Grizzlies get slim win, and the Brooklyn Nets beat the Timberwolves.

NBA: LA Lakers end Steph Curry's 3-point streak, Damian Lillard scores season-high 42
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NBA: LA Lakers end Steph Curry's 3-point streak, Damian Lillard scores season-high 42

Stephen Curry's NBA-record streak of 157 games with a 3-pointer came to an end in a shock 117-97 loss for Golden State at the Los Angeles Lakers.

NBA: Harden, Howard star as Rockets stun Clippers to make Western Conference finals
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NBA: Harden, Howard star as Rockets stun Clippers to make Western Conference finals

James Harden tallied 31 points, seven rebounds and eight assists, while Dwight Howard finished with 16 points and 15 rebounds for the Rockets.