Russell Westbrook wins NBA MVP; Rockets, Bucks take 2 awards
NEW YORK (AP) -- Russell Westbrook has been voted NBA MVP after setting a record with 42 triple-doubles last season....

8-time All-Star Dwight Howard: I have a lot left in the tank

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CHARLOTTE, N.C. (AP) -- At 31 and entering his 14th NBA season, eight-time All-Star Dwight Howard says his best basketball is ahead of him....

Magic sees Lonzo as 1 piece in Lakers' grand rebuilding plan

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EL SEGUNDO, Calif. (AP) -- Magic Johnson pointed a long index finger at the wall of the Los Angeles Lakers' training complex, where the 16-time NBA champions' nine retired numbers hang over the practice court....

NBA draft draws second-largest audience on ESPN
NEW YORK (AP) -- The NBA draft averaged more than 3.5 million viewers, the second-biggest audience ever on ESPN....

Fewer players with international ties picked in NBA draft

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MIAMI (AP) -- Lauri Markkanen had a special accessory sewn into the lining of his suit jacket at the NBA draft....

Splash! Timberwolves get All-Star Jimmy Butler from Bulls

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MINNEAPOLIS (AP) -- Ever since Tom Thibodeau took over in Minnesota last summer, a reunion with Chicago Bulls All-Star Jimmy Butler seemed destined to happen....

76ers take Fultz, Lakers grab Ball to start NBA draft

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NEW YORK (AP) -- Markelle Fultz, Lonzo Ball and the future of the NBA arrived Thursday night....