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Last night, Giannis Antetokounmpo with 50 points led his Milwaukee Bucks to their first championship in 50 years

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Last night, Giannis Antetokounmpo with 50 points led his Milwaukee Bucks to their first championship in 50 years, after another great big man, Kareem Abdul Jabbar, (along...

 Sports Humanitarian Team of the Year at the Sports Humanitarian Awards, presented by ESPN

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ATLANTA – July 14, 2021 – Since its founding in 2008, the Atlanta Dream have embodied Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr.’s “Dream” of a more equitable America by leading...

Zaila Avant-garde, the 14-year-old winner of the 2021 Scripps National Spelling Bee, is also a standout basketball player

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Zaila Avant-garde, the 14-year-old winner of the 2021 Scripps National Spelling Bee, is also a standout basketball player in her native Louisiana with three Guinness world...

Many are questioning the NBA's decision to align themselves with Rwanda's President Paul Kagame

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Many are questioning the NBA's decision to align themselves with Rwanda's President Paul Kagame, who is shown here (above left) with NBA executive Masai Ujiri.

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Carmelo Anthony of the Portland Trail Blazers has been named the inaugural Kareem Abdul-Jabbar Social Justice Champion.

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NEW YORK — The NBA announced Tuesday that 10-time NBA All-Star, entrepreneur and philanthropist Carmelo Anthony of the Portland Trail Blazers has been named the inaugural...

They don’t hand out rings for the kind of game Kevin Durant had Tuesday night. But they do write history.

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They don’t hand out rings for the kind of game Kevin Durant had Tuesday night. But they do write history.

And chisel statues. And craft legacies.

Hall of...

Carmelo Anthony has been unabashedly vocal on how systemic oppression, racism and police brutality not only dehumanizes Black pe

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NEW YORK, June 11, 2021 – The NBA today announced that Portland Trail Blazers forward Carmelo Anthony, Sacramento Kings forward Harrison Barnes, Philadelphia 76ers forward...

Chauncey Billups is gunning to be the next head coach of the Portland Trail Blazers

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Ex-NBA star Rip Hamilton says Chauncey Billups is gunning to be the next head coach of the Portland Trail Blazers ... telling TMZ Sports his good friend really...

NBA Hall-of-Fame point guard Gary Payton has agreed to become the head men's basketball coach at Lincoln University,

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NBA Hall-of-Fame point guard Gary Payton has agreed to become the head men's basketball coach at Lincoln University, the school announced this past Friday.

Lincoln...

Nets' player Kyrie Irving had a water bottle thrown at him, Washington Wizards' star Russell Westbrook had popcorn dumped on his

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Brooklyn Nets' player Kyrie Irving had a water bottle thrown at him, Washington Wizards' star Russell Westbrook had popcorn dumped on his head, and the Atlanta Hawks' Trae...

Nets get their first chance at closing out the series Tuesday night when they host the Celtics in Game 5.

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After the Brooklyn Nets scored the most points in franchise history in a postseason game, Kevin Durant expressed a strong desire not to return to Boston.

Durant's...

powerful second-half performance from three-time All-Star Derrick Rose.

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The New York Knicks secured their first NBA play-off win in eight years and leveled their series with the Atlanta Hawks at 1-1 courtesy of a powerful second-half performance...

New York Knicks forward Julius Randle has been named the 2020-21 Kia NBA Most Improved Player

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New York Knicks forward Julius Randle has been named the 2020-21 Kia NBA Most Improved Player, the NBA announced Tuesday.

A first-time NBA All-Star selection in...

The Knicks, in their first playoff appearance since the 2012-13 season

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The Knicks, in their first playoff appearance since the 2012-13 season (when the team led by Carmelo Anthony won the Atlantic Division) Sunday lost to the Atlanta Hawks when...

New York Knicks announced Thursday they've sold out their reduced-capacity tickets for Games 1 and 2

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NEW YORK -- New York City basketball fans are excited about playoff basketball returning to Madison Square Garden -- and they're buying the tickets to prove it.

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