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Will the Nets ever really be Brooklyn’s team? It’s complicated

The borough’s first sports team since the Dodgers left during the 1950s represents to Brooklynites both a hip alternative to the dismal Knicks and a symbol of gentrification and erasureThe Uber driver squinted through his glasses at the rearview mirror…

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Miami’s Dion Waiters has ‘panic attack’ after eating weed gummies, reports say

ESPN reports Waiters missed Friday’s game after panic attackWaiters reportedly ate THC gummies to deal with stomachacheMiami Heat guard Dion Waiters did not suit up for Friday’s game against the Lakers in Los Angeles after experiencing what ESPN report…

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The Warriors are struggling horribly but their future is far from dark

Golden State’s chances of reaching a sixth-straight NBA finals already appear slim. But they still have a solid core – and a chance to rebuild their rosterIt took six games for the Warriors’ story to change. In a 288-minute blur, they plummeted from th…

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Springboks and Nationals show momentum in sport is overrated

The Rugby World Cup final and World Series went against the form book and most academics regard ‘the M word’ as a trick of the mind“Never underestimate the value of momentum.” That’s what Sir Clive Woodward advised after England’s rugby players lacerat…

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Stephen Curry to miss three months after undergoing surgery on left hand

Two-time MVP suffered broken hand in Wednesday loss to SunsUpdate on Warriors star’s progress is planned for early FebruaryInjury follows loss of Durant (free agency), Thompson (ACL tear)Stephen Curry will miss at least three months for the ailing Warr…

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Stephen Curry suffers broken hand in Warriors’ latest embarrassing loss

Two-time MVP suffers broken hand in 121-110 loss to PhoenixInjury follows loss of Durant (free agency), Thompson (ACL tear)Harden grabs 59 as Rockets win third-highest scoring game everStephen Curry broke his left hand and became the latest injured War…

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Harden grabs 59 as Rockets win third-highest scoring game in NBA history

James Harden scores 59 including game-winning free throwTeams combine for third most points in NBA regulation gameJames Harden scored 59 points and hit a free throw with 2.4 seconds left to lift the Houston Rockets to a wild 159-158 win over the Washin…

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Inside the six-figure project to solve the mystery of NBA flopping

Could a group of scientists help refs by figuring out when basketball stars were acting? Dallas Mavericks owner Mark Cuban wanted to find out…Ken Clark did it for science.It was 2014, and Clark, then a doctoral student at Southern Methodist Universit…

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‘The reality is we suck’: Warriors suffer second blowout loss in two games

Golden State Warriors 92-120 Oklahoma City ThunderWarriors have dominated NBA over past five seasonsThe Golden State Warriors still have a lot to figure out. Stephen Curry scored 23 points on Sunday, making seven of 18 shots while his teammates made ju…

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‘The reality is we suck’: Warriors suffer second blowout loss in two games

Golden State Warriors 92-120 Oklahoma City ThunderWarriors have dominated NBA over past five seasonsThe Golden State Warriors still have a lot to figure out. Stephen Curry scored 23 points on Sunday, making seven of 18 shots while his teammates made ju…

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7ft 5in Tacko Fall sidelined by concussion after collision with ceiling

Celtics say rookie center should return soon after hitting headFall is tallest current NBA player and among tallest in historyTacko Fall, who became the NBA’s tallest player when he signed with the Boston Celtics as an undrafted free agent in July, was…

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7ft 5in Tacko Fall sidelined by concussion after collision with ceiling

Celtics say rookie center should return soon after hitting headFall is tallest current NBA player and among tallest in historyTacko Fall, who became the NBA’s tallest player when he signed with the Boston Celtics as an undrafted free agent in July, was…

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Mike Pence says NBA is ‘acting like a wholly owned subsidiary’ of China

US vice president rips NBA and Nike in Thursday speechPence says league failed to adequately back Rockets GMUS vice-president Mike Pence accused the National Basketball Association of “acting like a wholly owned subsidiary” of China’s ruling Communist …

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Ben Simmons stands firm on claim of racial profiling at Crown Casino

‘I’m never going to back down,’ says NBA star Player still wants to play for Australia at OlympicsBen Simmons has doubled down on his claims of racism during his return to Australia in an interview on the eve of his NBA season opener for Philadelphia. …

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NBA’s travails in China a cautionary tale for the Premier League | Marina Hyde

Sticking to the principle of freedom of speech can be uncomfortable when commercial gain in China is at stakeIf you have problems with the term “late-stage capitalism”, I hope you can get behind the alternative “ironicidal capitalism”. This is the bit …

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Kawhi Leonard leads Clippers to win over LeBron James’s Lakers in battle of LA

Both teams expected to compete for title in new NBA seasonDefending champion Raptors beat Pelicans in season openerKawhi Leonard began a new career chapter on Tuesday night, scoring 30 points to go with a strong bench effort in a 112-102 victory over L…

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Chinese state TV blacks out NBA season opener after threat of ‘retribution’

League and China in dispute over Hong Kong protestsBroadcasters and sponsors have threatened boycottChina’s state broadcaster, CCTV, went against tradition and did not show any NBA games on the opening day of the new season.CCTV customarily shows the f…

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New Orleans Pelicans lose No1 pick Zion Williamson on eve of NBA season

19-year-old ruled out for up to eight weeks with knee injuryDuke star is most anticipated rookie since LeBron JamesZion Williamson, arguably the most highly-touted NBA rookie since LeBron James, will miss a significant part of the upcoming season.The N…

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Michael Jordan opens first of two health clinics for underprivileged in Charlotte

NBA legend has donated $7m toward Charlotte medical clinicsHornets owner is a longtime state resident and played at UNCAn emotional Michael Jordan unveiled the first of two medical clinics he and his family funded to provide care to underprivileged mem…

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The conservative backlash against LeBron James has nothing to do with human rights

Basketball’s biggest star is under fire after wading into the NBA’s China controversy, but his remarks are being weaponized by bad-faith actors trading in the very hypocrisy they allegeLeBron James has come under fire like never before after wading int…