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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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‘Some days I hate the NBA’: Kevin Durant reflects on relationship with basketball

10-time All Star says end of time with Thunder was painful30-year-old says business side of game is wearingKevin Durant, one of the NBA’s best – and most polarizing – players has spoken about his ambivalent feelings towards the league.The 30-year-old l…

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Russell Westbrook traded to Rockets for Chris Paul, ending 11-year run with Thunder

Eight-time All-Star will re-unite with James Harden in HoustonWestbrook has 138 triple-doubles, tied for second-most everRussell Westbrook and James Harden are together again, and Chris Paul is leaving Houston to make that reunion happen.A person with …

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Clippers’ coup to Lakers’ lament: NBA free-agency winners and losers

The Los Angeles Clippers and the Brooklyn Nets just got a whole lot better during free agency, but things weren’t as great for their cross-city rivalsWhile other leagues like to take their time when it comes to free agency, the NBA gets things done in …

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LA Clippers set for spectacular haul of Kawhi Leonard and Paul George

Sources indicate NBA finals MVP will head to Los AngelesMove comes after Leonard won NBA title with RaptorsRaptors teammate Danny Green will join LA LakersMultiple sources say the Los Angeles Clippers will land Kawhi Leonard as a free agent after they …

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Lillard’s 37-foot buzzer-beater seals Blazers’ NBA playoff series over Thunder

Portland send Oklahoma City out of postseason in five games76ers and Raptors also seal playoff series on Tuesday nightDamian Lillard hit a 37-footer at the buzzer and finished with career playoff-high 50 points to help the Portland Trail Blazers elimin…

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The NBA playoffs: all 16 contenders reviewed and ranked

As the postseason tips off over the weekend, will the Warriors take a third straight title or can Giannis Antetokounmpo’s Bucks step up?It feels incredibly strange to look at the NBA playoffs and realize that, for the first time what seems like a lifet…

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When it comes to racially abusive fans, the NBA has a Utah problem

I weathered abuse in every arena during my NBA career. But as Russell Westbrook has learned, Utah is a different levelIf you’re even a casual observer of the NBA, you’ve definitely heard about the flare-up between Oklahoma City Thunder star Russell Wes…

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Russell Westbrook says ‘racial’ comment sparked courtside row at NBA game – video

Oklahoma City Thunder guard Russell Westbrook says his furious altercation with a fan during his side’s victory over Utah was sparked by a ‘racial’ comment made by the manRussell Westbrook confronts fan during game after ‘racial’ comment at Jazz Contin…

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Russell Westbrook confronts fan during game after ‘racial’ comment at Jazz

Thunder star says he was told to ‘get down on my knees’NBA All-Star has been in arguments with fans in the pastRussell Westbrook got into a heated verbal altercation with a fan and the man’s wife during the second quarter of Oklahoma City’s victory ove…

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Remarkable Russell Westbrook sets NBA record with 10th-straight triple-double

Thunder guard passes Wilt Chamberlain’s mark from 1968Achievement helps Oklahoma City to ninth win in 10 gamesChalk up another triple-double record for Russell Westbrook. Westbrook set an NBA record with his 10th straight triple-double, Paul George sco…

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Rockets prepare for tough Western Conference with signing of Carmelo Anthony

Ten-time All-Star joins James Harden and Chris Paul in HoustonCoach D’Antoni denies tension exists from time in New YorkCarmelo Anthony signed a one-year, $2.4m deal with the Houston Rockets on Monday. Anthony was traded from the Oklahoma City Thunder …

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Rockets prepare for tough Western Conference with signing of Carmelo Anthony

Ten-time All-Star joins James Harden and Chris Paul in HoustonCoach D’Antoni denies tension exists from time in New YorkCarmelo Anthony signed a one-year, $2.4m deal with the Houston Rockets on Monday. Anthony was traded from the Oklahoma City Thunder …

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Tony Parker signs with Hornets while Carmelo Anthony splits with Thunder

Spurs legend signs two-year deal with Charlotte HornetsCarmelo Anthony and Thunder mutually agree to part waysTony Parker’s heralded stint with the San Antonio Spurs is over after 17 seasons and four NBA championships.The six-time All-Star point guard …

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LeBron’s Lakers to competitive balance: NBA free agency winners and losers

A look back at the wildest few days of free agency in recent history: the winners (the Warriors, again), the losers (the Cavaliers, again) and all things King JamesAfter the Golden State Warriors swept to this year’s title, the joke was that the real N…

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James Harden is a deserving NBA MVP even if fans find him hard to love

After several second-place finishes, the Houston Rockets star has won his first MVP award, capping off a year in which he proved his critics wrongJames Harden was literally speechless when he was named the NBA’s most valuable player on Monday night: he…

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Mitt Romney turns basketball heckler as Utah Jazz down Oklahoma City Thunder

Former presidential candidate mocks Russell Westbrook during gameJazz victory puts team 3-1 up in NBA playoff seriesIf going down 3-1 to the Utah Jazz in their NBA playoff series wasn’t bad enough for the Oklahoma City Thunder on Monday night, they als…

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Rockets throttle Wolves with 50-point quarter, most in playoff game since 1962

Harden and Rockets cruise past Wolves with 50-point third quarterHouston take three-games-to-one advantage in first-round seriesJazz push Thunder to brink of elimination with 113-96 Game 4 winJames Harden gave Houston quite the jump-start with 22 of th…

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‘We’re stuck’: Durant says move to Warriors woke him up to race problems in US

Warriors star pays tribute to Colin Kaepernick’s protest movementEight-time All-Star won first NBA title with Warriors last seasonKevin Durant says the protest movement started by Colin Kaepernick, as well as the vitriol he received after his departure…