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NBA Wrap: Kyrie Irving scores 47 points as Celtics extend streak, Clippers lose ninth straight, Boogie Cousins ejected

KYRIE Irving had one of the best performances of the season, with the masked man extending his Boston Celtics’ winning streak while saving them from …

Sport (Australia)

UF-FSU Chatter, Neal's Hit, More Gators Tidbits

GAINESVILLE, Fla. – The Gators close out the 2017 season on Saturday by hosting Florida State. Both teams enter with identical 4-6 records, marking …

College & University

Otto Porter holds the Wizards together with an unwavering ethic to improve

Everybody would like to get better at something. Some of us would like to get better at several things. But the Washington Wizards’ Otto Porter wants to get better at everything every year. What sets Porter apart is that he’s done it for five straight seasons, going from the bust of the 2013 draft …

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Family Day Games

Join the Chicago Bulls for Family Day games at the United Center during the 2017-18 season. Family Day tickets are now available for only $25 each, …

Miami Heat

For NBC exec, it's always been about sports

Samita Mannapperuma has always loved sports, so much so that her college admissions essay focused on how she wanted to work in sports. “From the time …

Boston

Kentucky NBA roundup: Several former Cats shine Monday night

<i>There were 27 former Kentucky players on NBA rosters to start the 2017-18 season. SEC Country catches you up twice a week on how former Wildcats are</i> …

Basketball

Milwaukee Bucks: Grades from 99-88 loss to Washington Wizards

MILWAUKEE, WI – NOVEMBER 20: (Photo by Gary Dineen/NBAE via Getty Images)<p>The Milwaukee Bucks suffered another discouraging loss on Monday night, but …

Basketball

Milwaukee Bucks Daily: A big honor for James Young

OSHKOSH, WI - NOVEMBER 3: James Young<p>The latest Milwaukee Bucks Daily is here as James Young gets a special distinction for his incredible play last …

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Milwaukee Bucks: Takeaways from 99-88 loss to Washington Wizards

MILWAUKEE, WI – NOVEMBER 20: (Photo by Stacy Revere/Getty Images)<p>The Milwaukee Bucks lost their second consecutive contest against the Washington …

Basketball

Beal scores 23 as Wizards beat Bucks 99-88

Bradley Beal scored 23 points to lead the Washington Wizards to a 99-88 win over the Milwaukee Bucks on Monday night.<p>Beal helped the Wizards separate …

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John Wall’s knee feels better and so do Wizards in win over Bucks

MILWAUKEE — The joy of defense showed on John Wall’s face. He had just taken a charge by Milwaukee Bucks forward Khris Middleton, who tried side-stepping his way past Bradley Beal but spun into the waiting Wall in the paint. And after the whistle blew for an offensive foul, Wall got to his feet, …

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LeBron approves of Reggie Jackson's foul-line trolling

LeBron James doesn't have a problem with Reggie Jackson's foul-line antics - he'd be a hypocrite if he did.<p>Minnesota Timberwolves star Jimmy Butler …

Basketball

NBA Power Rankings: Giving the Celtics Their Due

It’s time for another edition of The Crossover’s weekly NBA Power Rankings! There wasn’t an abundance of phenomenal stretches this week, but we did …

Sports

Preview: Bucks vs. Wizards

MILWAUKEE — John Wall will be a game-time decision Monday night when the Washington Wizards continue their three-game road swing with a game against …

Basketball

Milwaukee Bucks vs. Washington Wizards Preview: Bucks Look to Flip the Script

The Bucks will return to action after not playing since last Wednesd—oh wait, I’m sorry. I’m being told that the Bucks did in fact play on Saturday …

Basketball

Milwaukee Bucks Game Preview: Nov. 20 vs Washington Wizards

Milwaukee, WI – JANUARY 8: (Photo by Gary Dineen/NBAE via Getty Images)<p>The Milwaukee Bucks will look to get back to winning ways following an ugly …

Basketball

Washington Wizards: The case for playing Jason Smith over Ian Mahinmi

Photo by Rocky Widner/NBAE via Getty Images<p>Big man Jason Smith has found himself on the outside of the Washington Wizards’ rotation but he needs more …

NBA

FanDuel & DraftKings NBA Daily Picks: Fantasy lineup & advice 11/20/17

PG – Russell Westbrook, Oklahoma City Thunder @ New Orleans Pelicans<p>Russell Westbrook has been a shell of his old self in fantasy basketball this …

Basketball

Bucks vs. Wizards Game Thread

The Milwaukee Bucks are back in action tonight as they host the Washington Wizards at the BMO Harris Bradley Center. Forget about Saturday night’s …

Basketball

Wizards looking for end of offensive slump

It’s safe to say that the Wizards are not the team they’ve been of late. A bit of an offensive outage has plagued Washington over the last week, but …

NBA

Raptors-Wizards reaction Podcast – Siakam's energy - Raptors Republic: ESPN TrueHoop Network Blog

Share Email<p>Host William Lou recaps the Toronto Raptors’ win over the Washington Wizards.<p>– Three Stars: DeMar DeRozan, Pascal Siakam, Serge Ibaka<br>– …

Basketball

Defense remains the key to success for the Miami Heat

WASHINGTON, DC - NOVEMBER 17: Goran Dragic<p>In the midst of a shaky start to the season, the Miami Heat have discovered that defense is their greatest …

NBA

Team effort, following gameplan aided Raptors against Wizards

After six quarters of Bradley Beal playing like a member of the Harlem Globetrotters against the Raptors this season, adjustments finally started …

Basketball

Washington Wizards vs Milwaukee Bucks: Lineups, preview & prediction 11/20/17

The Washington Wizards (9-7) dropped their second game in a row as they suffered a 100-91 defeat to the Toronto Raptors. The Wizards played without …

Basketball

DeRozan scores 33 points, Raptors beat Wizards 100-91

DeMar DeRoan scored 33 points, C.J. Miles had 12 and the Toronto Raptors beat the Washington Wizards 100-91 on Sunday to avenge their only home loss …

Basketball

John Wall Will Not Play vs. Raptors Due to Knee Injury; Tim Frazier to Start

Washington Wizards point guard John Wall will not play in Sunday's game against the Toronto Raptors due to a knee injury.<p>Tim Frazier will start in …

Basketball

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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Mavericks hit franchise record-tying 19 3's, blowout Bucks 111-79

DALLAS (AP) -- Wesley Matthews scored a season-high 22 points, and the Dallas Mavericks stopped a four-game slide with a 111-79 victory over the Milwaukee Bucks on Saturday night.<p>Matthews also had eight assists while helping Dallas (3-14) to its first win since Nov. 7 at Washington. He had six of …

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Led by Hassan Whiteside, Heat interior defense has been elite

MIAMI -- It's clear that the Heat's defense is a strength this season. Miami ranks eighth out of 30 teams in defensive rating entering Sunday's home …

NBA

John Wall to miss game with knee soreness

John Wall has soreness in his knee, but it hasn’t become too serious yet.<p>The Washington Wizards recently revealed that their starting point guard …

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