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North American professional men's basketball league

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

Happy Birthday, Steph Curry! [Video]

Happy Birthday, Steph Curry!

Happy Birthday, Steph Curry!. Wardell Stephen Curry II turns 35 years old today. Here are five fun facts about the professional basketball player. 1. Curry is the second all-time..

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Shawn Kemp, Former NBA Star, Arrested in Alleged Drive-By Shooting [Video]

Shawn Kemp, Former NBA Star, Arrested in Alleged Drive-By Shooting

Shawn Kemp, Former NBA Star, , Arrested in Alleged Drive-By Shooting. NBC News reports that the former Seattle SuperSonics player was arrested on March 8 in Washington. NBC News reports that..

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Happy Birthday, Shaq! [Video]

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Happy Birthday, Shaq!. Shaquille Rashaun O'Neal turns 51 years old today. Here are five fun facts about the athlete-turned-sports analyst. 1. He was already over six feet tall when he was..

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This Day in History: Magic Johnson Returns for All-Star Game [Video]

This Day in History: Magic Johnson Returns for All-Star Game

This Day in History:, Magic Johnson Returns for All-Star Game. February 9, 1992. The popular LA Laker point guard had shocked the world by retiring from basketball three months earlier. The..

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LeBron James Breaks NBA All-Time Scoring Record [Video]

LeBron James Breaks NBA All-Time Scoring Record

LeBron James , Breaks NBA All-Time , Scoring Record. On February 7, LeBron James broke the NBA's scoring record with his 38,388th point. . NBC reports that the record-breaking points came during..

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King James: The rise and rise of the NBA's all-time leading scorer [Video]

King James: The rise and rise of the NBA's all-time leading scorer

LeBron James has made history, becoming the NBA's all-time career leading scorer, overtaking Kareem Abdul-Jabbar's 39-year-old record. Let's take a look at his rise to superstardom and his mark on the..

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