5 Fast Facts from Last Night’s Games — LeBron’s Return Spoiled, Westbrook Injured, Wall Dominates

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With Day 3 of the 2014-15 NBA regular season is officially in the record books. all 30 teams have now completed their preliminary games. The Cleveland Cavaliers and Los Angeles Clippers were the final two squads to take the court, and they did so in a pair of high-octane games. Those were only two competitors on an evening in which 10 teams took part in five outings. During those games, the face of the NBA returned to his former team, a

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10 Fast Facts From Last Night’s Games — Davis Goes Off, Spurs Raise Banner, Kobe Battles Howard

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Tuesday, October 28 marked the commencement of the 2014-15 NBA regular season. Six teams took part in three games, and the results did not disappoint. One of the association’s fastest rising stars joined the ranks of legends just one game into the new campaign. He wasn’t alone in what was an extraordinary day of basketball for some of the game’s biggest and most under-appreciated players. Whether you saw it all or missed it, these are the 10 facts that you need to know about

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VIDEO: Does Anyone Deserve a Maximum Contract Extension?

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In case you missed it, Phoenix Suns forwards and twin brothers Markieff and Marcus Morris received contract extensions Monday. They joined Cleveland Cavaliers All-Star guard Kyrie Irving as the only players thus far from the 2011 NBA draft to receive extensions. Irving received a five-year maximum extension at the outset of the offseason and the Morris twins received four-year deals for $32 million and $20 million, respectively. There are as many as a dozen players from the 2011 draft whom you could

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VIDEO: Team USA’s Opponents Are Gone in 60 Seconds

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During one of Team USA’s exhibition games prior to the World Cup, international basketball aficionado Fran Fraschilla had a simplistic but telling observation. Fraschilla said that no team at the World Cup will have as many NBA players than Team USA.  That is a big advantage. Another big advantage Team USA has it that it can afford to let down for brief stretches of games. Other teams cannot. Lithuania coach Jonas Kaslauskas had firsthand experience with that dynamic in Thursday’s semifinal. After playing

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VIDEO: What Are Team USA’s Weaknesses?

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The latest version of Team USA that is preparing to defend its title at the World Cup of Basketball in Spain is much bigger than previous editions. But is it better? Previous American squads were built around perimeter players such as Kobe Bryant, LeBron James and Kevin Durant, none of whom are here this time around. The stud of this squad appears to be Anthony Davis, who was entering his senior year of high school when the last World Cup was

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5 Fast Facts from Last Night’s Game — San Antonio Spurs Win NBA Championship

These are the final 5 Fast Facts of the 2013-14 NBA season. Unfortunately, that also means that Sunday, une 15 was the final day of the 2013-14 NBA season. A brief moment of silence. And we’re back. The San Antonio Spurs capped off what has been one of the most eventful seasons in NBA history by winning an improbable championship. Despite possessing a roster that’s been referred to as too old and the harmful memory of a disappointing 2013 Finals result, the Spurs were the

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10 Fast Facts from Last Night’s Games — San Antonio Spurs Take 3-1 Lead in 2014 NBA Finals

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The legendary and ultra-competitive first round of the 2014 NBA Playoffs is a very distant memory. Very distant. The 2014 NBA Finals continued on Thursday, June 12 with the San Antonio Spurs holding a 2-1 series lead over the Miami Heat. With its backs against the wall, Miami looked to take a game at home to even things up before Game 5 heads back to San Antonio. Here’s everything that you need to know about last night’s action.

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5 Fast Facts from Last Night’s Games — San Antonio Spurs Dominate Game 3

The 2014 NBA Finals continued on Tuesday, June 10 with the most lopsided game of the series. Despite entering Game 3 with things tied up at 1-1, one team came out red-hot and the other simply couldn’t compete with their historic offensive attack. Here’s how Game 3 of the 2014 NBA Finals transpired. 1. Kawhi Leonard had his coming-out-party as the San Antonio Spurs went on the road to blow out the Miami Heat 111-92. Leonard finished with a career-high 29 points on 10-of-13

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