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NBA: LeBron James out for at least one game with leg muscle strain
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NBA: LeBron James out for at least one game with leg muscle strain

LeBron James is day-to-day with the strain, which occurred during the fourth quarter of the Clippers' 114-101 victory over the Lakers.

NBA: Kawhi Leonard scores 14 points in return, Clippers hold off Lakers
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NBA: Kawhi Leonard scores 14 points in return, Clippers hold off Lakers

Clippers beat their more pedigreed city rivals, Lakers, for the eighth consecutive time.

NBA: Stephen Curry, Warriors celebrate championship, beat Lakers
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NBA: Stephen Curry, Warriors celebrate championship, beat Lakers

Steph Curry began the season with 33 points, seven assists and six rebounds despite a slow start, and the Golden State Warriors beat James and the Los Angeles Lakers 123-109

LeBron James agrees two-year LA Lakers contract extension for $97 million: Reports
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LeBron James agrees two-year LA Lakers contract extension for $97 million: Reports

James, 37, has said he wants to play through the 2024-25 season for the chance to play alongside his eldest son, a top high school prospect in Los Angeles.

On this day in 1959: Magic Johnson was born to rule NBA court
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On this day in 1959: Magic Johnson was born to rule NBA court

Magic Johnson led his high school team to a state championship in 1977 and led Michigan State University to the National Collegiate Athletic Association championship title in 1979.

Russell Westbrook opts into $47 million NBA deal with Lakers: Reports
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Russell Westbrook opts into $47 million NBA deal with Lakers: Reports

Westbrook, James and Davis played together in only 21 games last season, the Lakers going 11-10 in those contests.

NBA: LeBron James can't explain scoring high in his 'strangest' season
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NBA: LeBron James can't explain scoring high in his 'strangest' season

LeBron James ranks third in the NBA in scoring at 29.1 points a game, half a point a game behind leader Joel Embiid of Philadelphia.

NBA: Stephen Curry stars again in nervy win over Celtics, Timberwolves sink Lakers
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NBA: Stephen Curry stars again in nervy win over Celtics, Timberwolves sink Lakers

Stephen Curry followed up his record-setting night earlier in the week with 30 points in Boston as the Golden State Warriors held on to beat the Celtics 111-107 on Friday.

NBA, players agree to additional protocols through holidays
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NBA, players agree to additional protocols through holidays

The upgraded mask rules will be in place "until agreed otherwise by the NBA and Players Association," according to a memo shared with teams

US sport on alert as Covid cases surge in NFL, NBA, NHL
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US sport on alert as Covid cases surge in NFL, NBA, NHL

The NFL, NBA and National Hockey League were scrambling to counter a sharp uptick in coronavirus cases as the Geneva-based World Health Organization warned the new Omicron variant was spreading at an unprecedented rate.

NBA: Kevin Durant, James Harden spark Brooklyn Nets' fightback over Dallas Mavericks
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NBA: Kevin Durant, James Harden spark Brooklyn Nets' fightback over Dallas Mavericks

Harden and Durant combined for 47 points in a 102-99 road victory for Brooklyn, who lead the Eastern Conference with 17 wins against seven losses.

NBA: LeBron James fined for 'obscene gesture,' warned for swearing
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NBA: LeBron James fined for 'obscene gesture,' warned for swearing

James also had a pair of fans ejected from the Pacers game in overtime, after they heckled him from their courtside seats.

NBA: LeBron James suspended one game for bloody Isaiah Stewart clash
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NBA: LeBron James suspended one game for bloody Isaiah Stewart clash

Los Angeles Lakers star James was ejected for only the second time in his career after wildly lashing out at Isaiah Stewart during Sunday’s victory over the Detroit Pistons.

NBA: Antetokounmpo's season-high 47 points fuel Bucks win over Lakers
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NBA: Antetokounmpo's season-high 47 points fuel Bucks win over Lakers

Antetokounmpo scored 47 points and Khris Middleton grabbed a slice of Milwaukee franchise history as the NBA champion Bucks beat Lakers 109-102 on Wednesday

NBA: Thunder pip Lakers to snap winless run; Adebayo helps Heat down Nets
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NBA: Thunder pip Lakers to snap winless run; Adebayo helps Heat down Nets

were unable to prevent a superb comeback by the Thunder, who had trailed by as many as 26 points late in the second quarter before rallying after the interval.

NBA: Dwight Howard, Anthony Davis downplay confrontation in Lakers' loss to Suns
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NBA: Dwight Howard, Anthony Davis downplay confrontation in Lakers' loss to Suns

Dwight Howard and Anthony Davis both say their physical confrontation on the Los Angeles Lakers' bench was a momentary disagreement that has already been resolved.

NBA: Bucks begin title defence with victory over Nets; Warriors stun Lakers
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NBA: Bucks begin title defence with victory over Nets; Warriors stun Lakers

After receiving their rings, raising a banner and watching a highlight video of their first NBA championship since 1971, the Bucks defeated the team that nearly eliminated them in the second round of the playoffs.

NBA: Bucks defend title, Nets go without Irving, new support cast for LeBron as season begins
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NBA: Bucks defend title, Nets go without Irving, new support cast for LeBron as season begins

Milwaukee will try to become the first NBA champion from the Eastern Conference to repeat since James led Miami to titles in 2012 and 2013 as the league aims for its first full 82-game per club campaign since 2018-19

NBA Western Conference preview: LA Lakers may be the ones to catch
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NBA Western Conference preview: LA Lakers may be the ones to catch

It's easy to see why the Lakers would be a fashionable pick to emerge as the Western Conference representative in the NBA Finals this season.

NBA: Two-time title winner Pau Gasol announces retirement
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NBA: Two-time title winner Pau Gasol announces retirement

Centre Gasol, the older brother of Memphis Grizzlies' Marc Gasol, won the competition in 2009 as well as a year later during his time at the Los Angeles Lakers.