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Warriors defeat Nets despite absence of Durant, Curry disqualification

BROOKLYN - With Kevin Durant sidelined with a left ankle sprain and Stephen Curry fouling out late in the fourth quarter, the Golden State Warriors …

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Philadelphia 76ers fan wins entire arena Chick-fil-A in miraculous fashion

For Philadelphia 76ers fans that made the trip to the Wells Fargo Center, Saturday night's game against the Golden State Warriors could not have gotten off to a better start. Powered by their two young stars, Philly jumped out to a 47-28 lead in the first quarter, and looked like they might run the …

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Durant won't play vs. Nets due to ankle sprain

Golden State Warriors forward Kevin Durant is nursing a left ankle sprain and has been ruled out for Sunday's contest against the Brooklyn Nets, the …

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NBA Rumors: Kevin Durant Could Ultimately Return To Oklahoma City Thunder, Paul Pierce Says

Kevin Durant recently said some warm words for the Oklahoma City Thunder, and Paul Pierce, the former Celtic champion and now ESPN basketball …

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San Antonio Spurs proved loyalty exists, Kevin Durant

SAN ANTONIO - JUNE 21: (L-R) Tim Duncan #21, Tony Parker #9 and Manu Ginobili #20 of the San Antonio Spurs sit on sidelines late in the game during a …

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Warriors withstand furious second half charge, defeat Nets in Brooklyn

*Look what I found* pic.twitter.com/GYFxCTo0ZG<p>— KNBR (@KNBR) November 20, 2017<p>There are teams throughout the NBA that are forced to play their stars …

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Joel Embiid 'likes' Kevin Durant's postgame comments

Joel Embiid is an all-time great when it comes to his use of social media.<p>His ability to troll his opponents and victims is unmatched.<p>And as Kevin …

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Post Up: Don't Try Me

<b>Clippers 87 (5-10), Hornets 102 (6-9)</b><p>Charlotte snapped their 6-game losing streak, only to extend the Clippers’ to 8 losses in a row.<p>The Clippers …

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Kevin Durant out Sunday with sprained ankle; rematch looms with OKC Wednesday

Warriors star Kevin Durant suffered a sprained left ankle in Saturday's 124-116 win over the 76ers, and will not play Sunday against the Nets, the …

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NBA Scores 2017: Saturday was a fun basketball night

Kevin Durant and Joel Embiid made for a pretty cool night of hoops.<p>There were only seven NBA games on Saturday night. “This finna be a breeze,” I thought to myself. Right?<p>Wrong.<p>That same seven-game slate sent my eyes flying from one direction to another all night long. Thankfully, I did it for you, …

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Instant Analysis: Curry scores 39, Warriors fight off Nets' rally in Brooklyn

Just enough for the win<p>After building a double-digit lead in the first quarter Sunday, the Warriors gave back nearly all of it before escaping with a …

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National Basketball Association roundup

(The Sports Xchange) - Golden State Warriors forward Kevin Durant missed Sunday night's game against the Brooklyn Nets with a sprained left ankle, the team announced.<p>Durant suffered the injury during Saturday night's 124-116 road win over the Philadelphia 76ers. He scored 27 points on 11-of-20 …

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Durant jokes that fear of Embiid's tweets sparked Warriors' comeback

<i>(Warning: Story/video contains coarse language)</i><p>Joel Embiid has found a way to get the most out of the players around him. That includes his opponents.<p>…

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Omri Casspi to start in place of injured Kevin Durant vs. Brooklyn

NEW YORK — With Warriors forward Kevin Durant fighting soreness in his left ankle, reserve guard Omri Casspi will start in Sunday’s game against the …

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Kevin Durant on Ben Simmons: 'He's something I've never seen before'

Nov 19,2017<p>Ben Simmons might be the NBA’s next super star.<p>The 6-foot-10 rookie, who’s running point for the 76ers, has handles and passing skills that have many observers making comparisons to Magic Johnson.<p>Simmons impressed Kevin Durant and the Warriors twice over the last week, scoring a …

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Kevin Durant Wanted To Beat The Sixers To Keep Joel Embiid From ‘Talking Sh*t’ On Twitter

The Golden State Warriors were in serious trouble going into halftime in Philadelphia, trailing the Sixers 74-52 after giving up 47 points in the first quarter, the most allowed by the franchise since 1992.<p>In the third quarter, the Warriors answered with a 47-point quarter of their own, outscoring …

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Kevin Durant takes shot at Zaza Pachulia while center's kid play one-on-one

Kevin Durant doesn't take it easy on anyone. Not even the children of teammate Zaza Pachulia.<p>After practice on Saturday in Philadelphia, Pachulia's …

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Draymond Green reasserts his role as the ultimate trash talker with hilarious fan interaction

If you come at the king, you best not miss.<p>A 76ers fan in Philadelphia learned the hard way Saturday night that you don't bring the heat to Draymond Green unless you're willing to get some back in return. The Athletic's Anthony Slater caught the interaction on video, which you can see down …

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The Ben Simmons dilemma, Stephen Curry's show and Markelle Fultz's absence - CBSSports.com

Three takeaways from Golden State's 24-point rally past the Sixers<p>Even before the Warriors became the Celtics' 14th straight victim Thursday, Steve …

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How Warriors secured win over Sixers despite poor start

PHILADELPHIA – It took only seven seconds before Warriors coach Steve Kerr called a timeout to chew out his players out for not running a play …

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Draymond Green motioned for trash-talking Sixers fans to sit closer so he could hear them

Draymond is the King of Trolls<p>The Sixers gave the Warriors A GAME on Saturday night, leading by 22 points at the half. Golden State inevitably stormed back to win the third quarter, 47-15, and then the game, but it was an honorable effort by a Philly team that isn’t close to its peak. Kevin Durant …

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Kevin Durant continues to have no chill, trolls Zaza Pachulia and his kids

After winning a title last summer, Kevin Durant has entered the point of his career where he can be entirely unfiltered and say whatever comes to his mind. He recently referred to his clutch go-ahead three-pointer in Game 3 of the 2017 Finals as a “(expletive) you shot,” and has spent months …

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Golden State Warriors: Is Boston the nightmare Finals matchup?

The Golden State Warriors have a worse record against the Boston Celtics (2-3) than the Cleveland Cavaliers (3-1) over the past two regular seasons. …

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Who will be the NBA's best 'unicorn' in five years?

The term unicorn has been thrown around a lot lately in the NBA, but for good reason. The league has had an influx of superstars with an insane mix …

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Brad Stevens: Boston Celtics making the wrong basketball play too frequently

The Boston Celtics haven't lost in a full month, but head coach Brad Stevens wants his team to maximize more possessions.<p>After beating the Golden …

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Jeff Green and Isaiah Thomas will be for large contracts next season, can either be kept?

INDEPENDENCE, OH - SEPTEMBER 7: Isaiah Thomas is introduced as a Cleveland Cavalier at Cleveland Clinic Courts on September 7, 2017 in Independence, …

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Bucket-by-bucket: Durant pours in 27 points over The Process

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LOOK: Local basketball courts get makeover for ‘Hyper Court’ experience

Ballers in Metro Manila can now easily access training drills to to raise their game to new heights with the Hyper court, a virtual basketball …

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Imagine how good Sixers can be once this trio gets rolling

As we collectively bask in the glow of the Southern California smackdown the Sixers administered to the Clippers and the Lakers to close out their …

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Nick Wright gives Kevin Durant a career wake-up call

After watching Golden State fall to Boston, Nick Wright discusses Kevin Durant's performance, comparing KD's accolades to those of LeBron James and …

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