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All-Star Game Preview: Western Conference at Eastern Conference

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LA Lakers icon Kobe Bryant is playing in the NBA All-Star Game for the 18th and final time Sunday and it remains to be seen how much action he'll see in Toronto.

Stephen Curry on NBA wins record: 'You've got to go for it'


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He's the reigning NBA Most Valuable Player and is arguably the best player in the league. He's having a career year. And he's leading the defending champions to potentially the best record in NBA history.

Shaq, Iverson headline Hall of Fame finalists

Shaquille O'Neal

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Shaquille O'Neal and Allen Iverson headline the list of 14 finalists for this year's Naismith Memorial Basketball Hall of Fame class.

Warriors, Thompson will go for 73, hope for KD

Klay Thompson, January 2016

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All-Star shooting guard Klay Thompson left little doubt that the Golden State Warriors would be gunning for the NBA single-season wins record in the second half of the season.

NBA adds emojis for All-Star MVP voting

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The NBA is trying something new with MVP voting for the 2016 NBA All-Star Game by incorporating the use of emojis on social media.

Report: Rockets look to deal Howard

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The Houston Rockets are sliding in the Western Conference standings, and Yahoo Sports reported that the Rockets are actively shopping center Dwight Howard.

Announcer: Saskatchewan named for sasquatches

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Which came first: Saskatchewan or the sasquatch? That question probably never occurred to you, unless you were watching the Utah Jazz play the Dallas Mavericks on Tuesday night.

Wife of Thunder assistant Williams dies after crash

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Ingrid Williams, the wife of Oklahoma City Thunder assistant and former New Orleans Pelicans head coach Monty Williams, died Wednesday after she was involved in an auto accident.

NBA roundup: Warriors roll to best 52-game start

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Golden State guard Stephen Curry scored 26 points and Klay Thompson had 24 when the Warriors' extended the best start on NBA history with a victory over the Phoenix Suns at the Talking Stick Resort Arena on Wednesday.

NBA notebook: Bulls' Butler will be out 3-4 weeks

Jimmy Butler, Chicago Bulls

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Chicago Bulls guard Jimmy Butler will miss the next three to four weeks with a strained left knee. Butler suffered the injury in the second quarter of Friday night's game at Denver. He will miss at least seven to 10 more games. The team sai...

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