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The National Basketball Association (NBA) is a men's professional basketball league in North America, composed of 30 teams. It is one of the four major professional sports leagues in the United States and Canada, and is widely considered to be the premier men's professional basketball league in the world.

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Kobe Bryant's baby daughter Capri takes her first steps [Video]

Kobe Bryant's baby daughter Capri takes her first steps

Late NBA legend Kobe Bryant's widow Vanessa Bryant has shared the sweet moment their daughter Capri took her first baby steps on Instagram.

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NBA in talks with Disney to restart season at sports complex in Florida [Video]

NBA in talks with Disney to restart season at sports complex in Florida

NBA in talks with Disney about restarting its suspended season at Disney World in Florida in late July

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NBA great Patrick Ewing announces he has tested positive for coronavirus [Video]

NBA great Patrick Ewing announces he has tested positive for coronavirus

NBA great and current Georgetown University basketball coach Patrick Ewing announces on social media he has tested positive for coronavirus

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Michael Jordan Gets Questioned On His Leadership [Video]

Michael Jordan Gets Questioned On His Leadership

ESPN released a documentary, “The Last Dance,” highlighting Michael Jordan’s career. Jordan is known as one of the greatest players in the NBA, competing for 15 seasons and winning six..

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Michael Jordan addresses his tough reputation in 'The Last Dance' [Video]

Michael Jordan addresses his tough reputation in 'The Last Dance'

In the latest two episodes of ESPN's docuseries, the NBA legend discussed his winning mentality and competitiveness.

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Heavily-restricted NBA practices expected to resume on Friday [Video]

Heavily-restricted NBA practices expected to resume on Friday

NBA teams expected to get go-ahead to reopen practice facilities for limited use as early as Friday.

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NBA postpones draft lottery, combine [Video]

NBA postpones draft lottery, combine

Lottery to determine which NBA team gets top draft pick along with the draft combine postponed due to the coronavirus outbreak

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LeBron James Set to Air Star-Studded Virtual Graduation for Class of 2020 | THR News [Video]

LeBron James Set to Air Star-Studded Virtual Graduation for Class of 2020 | THR News

The NBA superstar is partnering with Laurene Powell Jobs' XQ Institute and the Entertainment Industry Foundation (EIF) to host a virtual graduation ceremony for the more than 3 million high school..

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Lakers return relief loan funds amid lockdown [Video]

Lakers return relief loan funds amid lockdown

The Los Angeles Lakers returned a loan obtained through the U.S. government's Paycheck Protection Program (PPP), the team confirmed on Monday, after learning that funds in the federal program had been..

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Some NBA practice facilities could re-open next week, ESPN reports [Video]

Some NBA practice facilities could re-open next week, ESPN reports

Some NBA practice facilities could re-open next Friday but does not mean resumption of the suspended season is imminent, according to reports

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Shaquille O'Neal Opens Up About Kobe Bryant's Death | THR News [Video]

Shaquille O'Neal Opens Up About Kobe Bryant's Death | THR News

The former NBA superstar and current analyst told the TBS host of 'Conan' that 2020 has been a tremendously hard year for him with the deaths of his sister and Kobe Bryant.

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Shaquille O'Neal explains why he can't watch Kobe's posthumous Hall of Fame induction [Video]

Shaquille O'Neal explains why he can't watch Kobe's posthumous Hall of Fame induction

The former NBA star made the announcement on an episode of 'The Big Podcast with Shaq'. I'm actually not going to watch the Hall of Fame ceremony.

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Esports rise, as live sports are on lockdown [Video]

Esports rise, as live sports are on lockdown

Esports has moved in to fill the gap that live event sports has left, helping both sports networks and video game companies in the process. Freddie Joyner has more.

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Sport could resume in empty stadiums says top U.S. disease expert [Video]

Sport could resume in empty stadiums says top U.S. disease expert

The NFL campaign and an abbreviated baseball season may be possible if games are played without fans and players are kept in lockdown according to U.S. President Donald Trump’s leading infectious..

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Kobe makes Hall of Fame in first year of eligibility, Duncan and Garnett also selected [Video]

Kobe makes Hall of Fame in first year of eligibility, Duncan and Garnett also selected

Late NBA star Kobe Bryant makes Basketball Hall of Fame in first year of eligibility, Kevin Garnett and Tim Duncan also selected

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NBA Players to Compete in 16-Person 2K20 Tournament [Video]

NBA Players to Compete in 16-Person 2K20 Tournament

Kevin Durant leads the field of NBA players who will face off on the basketball simulation video game in front of a television audience.

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Shaquille O'Neal Responds to 'Tiger King' Criticism | THR News [Video]

Shaquille O'Neal Responds to 'Tiger King' Criticism | THR News

“I don’t harm tigers. I love tigers," the former NBA star says of his cameo in the Netflix docuseries.

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Hummels shows poor defence as Courtois wins NBA esports game [Video]

Hummels shows poor defence as Courtois wins NBA esports game

Soccer stars Thibaut Courtois and Mats Hummels do virtual battle on the basketball court, with the Real Madrid goalkeeper the winner.

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Turkey is looking to grant citizenship to U.S. national former NBA star Shane Larkin so that the player can join the national side, Turkish President Tayyip Erdogan said.
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Pence backs Hong Kong protests in China speech, slams NBA and Nike

U.S. Vice President Mike Pence on Thursday accused China of curtailing "rights and liberties" in Hong Kong and blasted U.S. company Nike and the National Basketball Association for falling in line with..
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China TV drops NBA exhibition games; league defends free speech

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