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

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CNN Heroes: Gianna Floyd: 'Daddy changed the world' [Video]

CNN Heroes: Gianna Floyd: 'Daddy changed the world'

As people around the world responded to the death of George Floyd, his six-year-old daughter, Gianna, shared a message. Sitting on the shoulders of her father’s friend and NBA star Stephen Jackson,..

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Local helmet designer making dreams come true by designing custom helmets [Video]

Local helmet designer making dreams come true by designing custom helmets

Tampa-native Preston Battle makes custom football helmets for everyone from Tom Brady to former NBA standout Nate Robinson. What started as a hobby is turning into a career.

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Shaq surprises customer by paying off engagement ring [Video]

Shaq surprises customer by paying off engagement ring

NBA legend Shaquille O’Neal surprised a customer at a shop in Atlanta, Georgia, by paying off what the man still owned on an engagement ring.

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Paul Pierce fired by ESPN following Instagram live post [Video]

Paul Pierce fired by ESPN following Instagram live post

The NBA legend live streamed a video of himself with several exotic dancers over the weekend.

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Jeremy Lin: I worry I encourage hatred by speaking out [Video]

Jeremy Lin: I worry I encourage hatred by speaking out

Former NBA star Jeremy Lin says he’s seen a rise in racism across the United States, telling CNN’s Anderson Cooper that the type of attacks against Asian Americans is intensifying.

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The NBA's push back on suppression of voting rights [Video]

The NBA's push back on suppression of voting rights

Don Riddell speaks to Michele Roberts, the executive director of the National Basketball Players Association, about the NBA’s push back against moves to suppress voting rights in the United States.

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Heat’s Meyers Leonard Fined and Suspended by NBA for Anti-Semitic Comment [Video]

Heat’s Meyers Leonard Fined and Suspended by NBA for Anti-Semitic Comment

The Miami Heat center made the derogatory comment while playing 'Call of Duty' during a Twitch livestream

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Lebron James joins fight against GOP-led bills that would make it harder to vote [Video]

Lebron James joins fight against GOP-led bills that would make it harder to vote

NBA star Lebron James is joining the fight against Republican-led bills aimed at restricting voting access, releasing a new ad campaign with his organization, More Than A Vote, called “Protect Our..

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How NBA is keeping players and fans safe for All-Star Weekend [Video]

How NBA is keeping players and fans safe for All-Star Weekend

In an interview with CNN’s Wolf Blitzer, NBA commissioner Adam Silver talks about the precautions the league is taking for the players and fans during All-Star Weekend when it comes to Covid-19.

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Pau Gasol greets new Barca teammates on return to boyhood club [Video]

Pau Gasol greets new Barca teammates on return to boyhood club

Spanish basketball great Pau Gasol makes his first appearance at Barca after nearly two decades in the NBA.

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Basketball star explains why he wants NBA players vaccinated now [Video]

Basketball star explains why he wants NBA players vaccinated now

Basketball legend Kareem Abdul-Jabbar tells CNN’s Chris Cuomo what he thinks it will take for some in minority communities to trust the Covid-19 vaccine.

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Chinese-American coming of age story 'Boogie' [Video]

Chinese-American coming of age story 'Boogie'

A Chinese-American teen with dreams of NBA stardom is torn between allegiances in the new movie. David Daniel talks with the writer/director and stars.

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Jeremy Lin on the rise of anti-Asian violence: 'This has been...boiling up a little bit for me' [Video]

Jeremy Lin on the rise of anti-Asian violence: 'This has been...boiling up a little bit for me'

Last week, NBA veteran Jeremy Lin posted on Facebook that he has been called “coronavirus” on the court. Lin, who currently plays for the Santa Cruz Warriors, the G League affiliate for NBA’s..

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Former NBA star Pau Gasol is determined to help people [Video]

Former NBA star Pau Gasol is determined to help people

Former NBA star and new Barcelona player Pau Gasol is determined to help people through his foundation.

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Kyrie Irving says Kobe Bryant should be the NBA logo [Video]

Kyrie Irving says Kobe Bryant should be the NBA logo

Brooklyn Nets star Kyrie Irving tells a press conference that Kobe Bryant should be the new NBA logo, replacing fellow Lakers legend Jerry West. Irving told the assembled media, “He was the standard..

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Vanessa Bryant blasts Meek Mill for 'disrespectful' Kobe Bryant lyric [Video]

Vanessa Bryant blasts Meek Mill for 'disrespectful' Kobe Bryant lyric

Last week, a new song by Meek Mill leaked online with a lyric that offended many people due to the NBA star's untimely death.

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Gasol confirms Barca return 20 years on [Video]

Gasol confirms Barca return 20 years on

Spanish basketball great Pau Gasol announces his return to boyhood club Barcelona after nearly two decades in the NBA.

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All-Star Game to go ahead amid COVID-19 pandemic [Video]

All-Star Game to go ahead amid COVID-19 pandemic

The NBA to hold the 2021 All-Star Game in Atlanta on March 7 despite a number of top players expressing concerns about staging an exhibition game during a pandemic.

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Dallas Mavericks: No More National Anthem [Video]

Dallas Mavericks: No More National Anthem

Mark Cuban, the owner of the Dallas Mavericks, directed the NBA team to stop playing the national anthem before home games.

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NBA: Kevin Durant scores 17 points off bench as Brooklyn hammer New Orleans

Kevin Durant scores 17 points off the bench on his return from a 23-game injury lay-off to help Brooklyn thrash New Orleans.
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Shaq Pays Off Man's Engagement Ring Debt In Generous Act Caught On Video

Just call him the Big Good Samaritan now ... Shaq paid off some young guy's engagement ring debt at a jewelry store in Georgia this week -- and the amazing gesture was all caught on video. The Big..
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NBA: Stephen Curry scores 41 points as Golden State Warriors beat Milwaukee Bucks

Stephen Curry scores 41 points as the Golden State Warriors beat the Milwaukee Bucks 122-121 to end their three-match losing streak.
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Karl-Anthony Towns Gets COVID Vaccine One Year After Mom's Death

NBA star Karl-Anthony Towns has received his first dose of the COVID-19 vaccine ... one week before the anniversary of his mother's tragic coronavirus-related death. The 25-year-old Minnesota..
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NBA: Kyrie Irving scores 40 points as Brooklyn Nets beat New York Knicks

Kyrie Irving scores 40 points to help the Brooklyn Nets fight back to beat the New York Knicks 114-112 in the final minute.
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Paul Pierce Out At ESPN Days After Wild Twerking IG Sesh

Paul Pierce's run with ESPN is officially over -- the network is parting ways with the ex-NBA superstar just days after Pierce posted a racy twerk session with some scantily clad women on Instagram...
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NBA: Joel Embiid returns from injury in Philadelphia 76ers win

Joel Embiid scores 24 points on his return from injury as his Philadelphia 76ers side beat the Minnesota Timberwolves 122-113.
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NBA: Toronto Raptors rout Golden State Warriors as Giannis Antetokounmpo stars for Bucks

The Toronto Raptors record the biggest win in their history in a rout of the Golden State Warriors.
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Kevin Durant Fined $50k by NBA For 'Offensive Language' In Michael Rapaport Spat

The NBA has finally decided to take action against Kevin Durant for the homophobic and misogynistic insults he used in a private Instagram conversation with Michael Rapaport -- fining the guy $50,000...
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NBA: LaMarcus Aldridge impresses on debut in Brooklyn Nets win

The Brooklyn Nets further cement their move to the top of the Eastern Conference with a 111-89 win over the Charlotte Hornets.
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Kenny Smith Says UCLA Star Johnny Juzang Now A 1st-Rounder After Epic Tourney Run

UCLA star Johnny Juzang has made himself a WHOLE LOT of money over the past 2 weeks ... so says Kenny Smith, who tells TMZ Sports the hooper is now a surefire 1st-round NBA draft pick! Juzang has been..
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NBA: Andre Drummond injured on debut as LA Lakers lose to Milwaukee Bucks

Andre Drummond is injured on his debut as the Los Angeles Lakers lose to the Milwaukee Bucks, who end a three-game losing run.
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NBA: Russell Westbrook makes historic triple-double for Washington Wizards

Russell Westbrook makes an historic triple-double to power Washington Wizards to a 132-124 victory over the Indiana Pacers.
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NBA: Injury-hit Los Angeles Lakers beat Orlando Magic after signing Andre Drummond

The injury-hit Los Angeles Lakers hold on to beat the Orlando Magic 96-93, despite LeBron James missing a fifth consecutive game.
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Jordyn Woods Not Engaged to Karl-Anthony Towns Despite Ring

Jordyn Woods flaunting a huge rock on her finger is a red herring, because it turns out it was just for show and she's not marrying her NBA boyfriend ... at least not yet. Elizabeth Woods -- Jordyn's..
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Watch LeBron James' 'circus shot' in NBA plays of the week

Watch the NBA plays of the week, featuring a "circus shot" from LeBron James and a superb three-pointer from Luka Doncic.
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NBA Legend Elgin Baylor Dead At 86

NBA legend Elgin Baylor -- one of the greatest basketball players of all time -- has passed away of natural causes, the Los Angeles Lakers announced Monday. He was 86. Baylor was selected with the..
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Lamar Odom Knocks Down Sparring Partner In New Training Vid For Aaron Carter Fight

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NBA's Shawn Bradley Paralyzed In Car Vs. Bike Crash In Utah

NBA legend Shawn Bradley was badly injured in a bad car vs. bicycle accident in Utah back in January that has left him paralyzed, the Dallas Mavericks confirmed Wednesday. The 48-year-old -- known for..
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Shaquille O'Neal Accidentally Burned Nuts W/ IcyHot, Tells Hilarious Story

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NBA: LeBron James shines with his 98th triple-double as Los Angeles Lakers beat Golden State Warriors

Watch LeBron James' best moments from the Los Angeles Lakers' 128-97 win over the Golden State Warriors as the NBA superstar recorded the 98th triple-double of his career.
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NBA: Stephen Curry shines for Golden State Warriors in win over leaders Utah Jazz

Stephen Curry inspires the Golden State Warriors in victory over leaders the Utah Jazz on his 33rd birthday.
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NBA's Meyers Leonard Punished for Anti-Semitic Comment, Fined and Suspended

The NBA has suspended Miami Heat player Meyers Leonard for ONE WEEK for hurling an anti-Semitic comment during a video game sesh ... TMZ Sports has learned. Leonard was also fined $50,00. For the..
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Meyers Leonard Already In Contact with Jewish Leaders, Getting the Ball Rolling

Meyers Leonard is wasting no time making good on his vow to educate himself about the Jewish community in the wake of his anti-Semitic incident ... TMZ Sports has learned the NBA player has already..
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Julian Edelman Wants to Educate Meyers Leonard On Jewish History After Anti-Semitic Slur

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NBA's Meyers Leonard Appears To Hurl Anti-Semitic Slur During Twitch Stream

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NBA: James Harden shines as Brooklyn Nets win at Houston Rockets

James Harden plays at Houston for the first time since joining Brooklyn Nets and has a major hand in securing another win.
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Lamar Odom Rips Ex-Fiancee Sabrina Parr, She Used Me For Clout

Lamar Odom just went scorched earth on his ex ... blasting Sabrina Parr as "deceitful" and accusing her of using him in a shameless attempt to get famous. The former NBA star -- who split with Parr..
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LeBron James Selling Massive Brentwood Mansion for $20 Mil

Wanna live like a King? You can buy the enormous Brentwood mansion LeBron James called home ... if you're willing to drop $20 mil! The NBA superstar has listed the 9,500-square-foot estate he purchased..
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LeBron James: LA Lakers great marks 1,300th NBA regular-season game with victory

LeBron James marks his 1,300th NBA regular-season game by helping the Los Angeles Lakers beat the Golden State Warriors.
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NBA round-up: Utah Jazz beat Orlando Magic; Dallas Mavericks win against Brooklyn Nets

Donovan Mitchell scores 31 points against the Orlando Magic as the Utah Jazz return to winning ways in the NBA.
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NBA: Jimmy Butler stars as Miami Heat beat Utah Jazz

Jimmy Butler scores a season-high 33 points as Miami Heat beat high-flying Utah Jazz 124-116 on Friday.
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Jeremy Lin Furious with Anti-Asian American Hate, I've Been Called 'Coronavirus' On Court

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Renee Montgomery & Group Buy WNBA's Atlanta Dream from Sen. Kelly Loeffler

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Defending NBA champions the Los Angeles Lakers suffer their fourth straight loss after a 114-89 defeat by the Utah Jazz.
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NBA's Chris Webber Gunning to Help Minorities Succeed in the Weed Biz

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NBA: Miami Heat beat Los Angeles Lakers as Curry misses Warriors game in Charlotte

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NBA: Jamal Murray sets NBA record scoring 50 points without a free throw against Cleveland

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NBA: Jamal Murray and Joel Embiid both score 50 points in victories

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NBA: James Harden inspires Brooklyn Nets historic comeback against Phoenix Suns

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Michael Jordan Donating $10 Million to Open Medical Clinics In North Carolina

Michael Jordan is donating $10 MILLION to open 2 new health clinics near his hometown of Wilmington, North Carolina ... specifically to help people in need. The NBA legend is working with Novant Health..
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NBA: Anthony Davis leads Los Angeles Lakers to seventh straight win over Memphis Grizzlies

The Los Angeles Lakers recover from an early 20-point deficit to beat the Memphis Grizzlies 115-105 and secure their seventh straight win.
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