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NBA gives teams and players more detailed schedule for restarting coronavirus-interrupted season
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NBA gives teams and players more detailed schedule for restarting coronavirus-interrupted season

The NBA gave teams a more definitive timetable for the restart to the pandemic-interrupted season on Friday, including required coronavirus testing that is set to begin this month and mandatory individual workouts in early July before training camps

NBA: Bucks become first team to seal playoffs berth; LeBron James' clutch jumper sends Lakers past Celtics
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NBA: Bucks become first team to seal playoffs berth; LeBron James' clutch jumper sends Lakers past Celtics

The Milwaukee Bucks sealed a spot in the postseason after just 56 games while the Lakers beat traditional rivals Celtics, thanks to a LeBron James clutch jumper with 30 seconds left.

NBA: With moving speech in honour of Kobe Bryant, LeBron James soothes grieving Los Angeles Lakers
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NBA: With moving speech in honour of Kobe Bryant, LeBron James soothes grieving Los Angeles Lakers

Five days after Kobe Bryant died in a helicopter crash, the simple eloquence of LeBron James' words left most of the arena cheering through tears.

Paulo Coelho deletes draft of children's book co-written with Kobe Bryant following the NBA star's death
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Paulo Coelho deletes draft of children's book co-written with Kobe Bryant following the NBA star's death

Paulo Coelho, who has sold tens of millions of books, said the idea behind his collaboration with Bryant was to inspire underprivileged children to overcome adversity through sports.

NBA: Los Angeles Lakers center DeMarcus Cousins to miss season after tearing ligament in left knee
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NBA: Los Angeles Lakers center DeMarcus Cousins to miss season after tearing ligament in left knee

Injury-nagged Los Angeles Lakers center DeMarcus Cousins could miss the entire 2019-20 NBA season with a torn left knee ligament.

NBA fines Los Angeles Clippers coach Doc Rivers over comments about Toronto Raptors star Kawhi Leonard
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NBA fines Los Angeles Clippers coach Doc Rivers over comments about Toronto Raptors star Kawhi Leonard

The Los Angeles Clippers have been fined $50,000 for tampering following recent comments from head coach Doc Rivers praising Toronto star Kawhi Leonard, the NBA announced on Friday.

Former rivals Magic Johnson and Larry Bird to receive joint Lifetime Achievement Award at 2019 NBA Awards
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Former rivals Magic Johnson and Larry Bird to receive joint Lifetime Achievement Award at 2019 NBA Awards

Former rivals Magic Johnson and Larry Bird are to receive a joint Lifetime Achievement Award at the 2019 NBA Awards, the league announced on Wednesday

NBA: Los Angeles Lakers' negotiations with Tyronn Lue for head coach role collapse, claims report
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NBA: Los Angeles Lakers' negotiations with Tyronn Lue for head coach role collapse, claims report

Negotiations between the Los Angeles Lakers and Tyronn Lue for the club's head coaching vacancy have collapsed according to the Los Angeles Times.

NBA: With Magic gone, Los Angeles Lakers will need more than charisma and luck to pull through slump
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NBA: With Magic gone, Los Angeles Lakers will need more than charisma and luck to pull through slump

Put it in any way you’d like, but you have to admit, the LA Lakers and Magic Johnson were meant to be. Until last week, that is. Until he unceremoniously stepped down from his job as President of Basketball Operations.

NBA: Sixers' star Ben Simmons to be investigated over possible contact with Lakers president Magic Johnson for a move
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NBA: Sixers' star Ben Simmons to be investigated over possible contact with Lakers president Magic Johnson for a move

NBA officials are investigating whether any tampering rules were violated following reports of the Philadelphia 76ers' Australian star Ben Simmons seeking a meeting with Los Angeles Lakers president Magic Johnson

NBA: Pascal Siakam scores buzzer beater in Raptors' win over Suns; LeBron James-less Lakers beat Thunder
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NBA: Pascal Siakam scores buzzer beater in Raptors' win over Suns; LeBron James-less Lakers beat Thunder

Pascal Siakam banked in the winning shot at the final buzzer as the Toronto Raptors won their eighth consecutive home game with a 111-109 victory over the Phoenix Suns on Thursday.

NBA: Lakers' star LeBron James faces another week on sidelines as he continues his rehabilitation from groin injury
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NBA: Lakers' star LeBron James faces another week on sidelines as he continues his rehabilitation from groin injury

LeBron James faces at least another week on the sidelines as he continues his rehabilitation from a groin injury, the Los Angeles Lakers said on Thursday.

NBA: Los Angeles Lakers point guard Rajon Rondo out for indefinite period after undergoing hand surgery
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NBA: Los Angeles Lakers point guard Rajon Rondo out for indefinite period after undergoing hand surgery

Los Angeles Lakers point guard Rajon Rondo will have surgery to repair a broken right hand, the NBA team said on Thursday, and will likely miss several weeks.

NBA: LA Lakers' Brook Lopez on weight of expectations at the franchise, LeBron James' potential arrival and more
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NBA: LA Lakers' Brook Lopez on weight of expectations at the franchise, LeBron James' potential arrival and more

In an interview with Firstpost, LA Lakers centre Brook Lopez discusses the weight of expectations at the legacy franchise and what went wrong in the last season.

Hollywood ending: Kobe Bryant's final game was a microcosm of his entire NBA career
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Hollywood ending: Kobe Bryant's final game was a microcosm of his entire NBA career

Any way you spin it, Bryant's last match was a fitting microcosm for his incredible indefatigable career

Mamba Out: With Kobe Bryant, it was hard to agree on anything except winning meant everything to him
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Mamba Out: With Kobe Bryant, it was hard to agree on anything except winning meant everything to him

It was finally time for sentiment for a player who for so long rejected any sentimentality. Up until this train wreck of a season, all Kobe Bryant wanted was the ball and for everyone — teammates and fans included — to get out of the way.

Mamba Out! Kobe Bryant bids farewell with stunning 60 point haul in Lakers' fightback win
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Mamba Out! Kobe Bryant bids farewell with stunning 60 point haul in Lakers' fightback win

Kobe Bryant went out with a Hollywood ending to his remarkable career, scoring 60 points in his final NBA game wrapping up 20 years in the NBA with an unbelievable offensive showcase in the Los Angeles Lakers' 101-96 victory over the Utah Jazz.

Farewell, Mamba: Lakers legend Kobe Bryant prepares for emotional final game
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Farewell, Mamba: Lakers legend Kobe Bryant prepares for emotional final game

Los Angeles was gearing up to bid an emotionally charged farewell to NBA icon Kobe Bryant on Wednesday as the Lakers legend prepared for the final game of his 20-year career.

Basketball will open opportunities for kids to learn a new game in India, says NBA coach Brian Shaw
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Basketball will open opportunities for kids to learn a new game in India, says NBA coach Brian Shaw

The players in Delhi, for instance, were very passionate and played extremely hard.

NBA: Lakers point guard Steve Nash retires after standout career
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NBA: Lakers point guard Steve Nash retires after standout career

Two-time NBA most valuable player Steve Nash, one of the best point guards ever to play professional basketball, is retiring after a 19-year career, the Canadian said on Saturday.