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NBA notebook: Kerr says spinal leak caused absence

Golden State coach Steve Kerr

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Golden State Warriors coach Steve Kerr said Sunday his leave of absence was prompted by a spinal fluid leak.

UCLA great Meyers succumbs to cancer

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Dave Meyers, who helped lead UCLA to the 1975 NCAA basketball championship in coach John Wooden's final season, died Friday at 62 after a battle with cancer.

Rockets' Howard says he played with torn MCL

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Houston Rockets center Dwight Howard said he played with a torn MCL and meniscus in last season's playoffs.

NBA player Thabo Sefolosha found not guilty

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A New York jury has found Atlanta Hawks player Thabo Sefolosha not guilty on three misdemeanor charges, his attorney said Friday.

NBA investigating Barnes-Fisher incident

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The NBA is investigating an incident that happened Saturday night between former Los Angeles Lakers teammates Derek Fisher and Matt Barnes.

Cavaliers' Love cleared for 3-on-3 workouts

Kevin Love, Cleveland Cavaliers

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Cleveland Cavaliers forward Kevin Love was cleared to return to contact practice.

Lakers welcome rusty Bryant back into action

Kobe Bryant

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For the first time in nine months, Kobe Bryant played in an NBA game.

Cavs' James speaks out about gun laws

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NBA superstar LeBron James spoke out about the need for stricter gun laws Friday, one day after a 5-month-old girl in Cleveland was killed in a drive-by shooting.

Thompson passes on Cavs' qualifying offer

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Cleveland Cavaliers free agent forward/center Tristan Thompson passed on the team's one-year, $6.8 million qualifying offer.

Kerr takes leave from Warriors for back rehab

Golden State coach Steve Kerr

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Golden State Warriors coach Steve Kerr is taking a leave of absence to focus on his recovery from back surgery.

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