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The Los Angeles Lakers players celebrate after the Lakers defeated the Miami Heat 106-93 in Game 6 of basketball's NBA Finals Sunday, Oct. 11, 2020, in Lake Buena Vista, Fla. (AP Photo/Mark J. Terrill)

The NBA offseason begins, with 1 major question: Now what?

Oct. 12, 2020 4:44 PM EDT

LAKE BUENA VISTA, Fla. (AP) — The season’s first big development came with the Los Angeles Lakers on a long road trip, in a place with very restrictive rules. The season’s last big development came with the Lakers on a longer road trip, in a place with very restrictive rules. From China to...

Los Angeles Lakers' LeBron James celebrates after making a 3-point shot during the first half of an NBA conference semifinal playoff basketball game against the Houston Rockets Saturday, Sept. 12, 2020, in Lake Buena Vista, Fla. (AP Photo/Mark J. Terrill)

LeBron James makes All-NBA team for record 16th time

Sep. 16, 2020 9:29 PM EDT

LAKE BUENA VISTA, Fla. (AP) — LeBron James now stands alone in All-NBA recognition history, getting there unanimously. James was revealed Wednesday as an All-NBA player for a record 16th time, breaking the mark he shared with Kareem Abdul-Jabbar, Kobe Bryant and Tim Duncan. He was a first-team pick on all...

AP source: NBA proceeding with tentative Nov. 18 draft plan

Sep. 11, 2020 7:05 PM EDT

LAKE BUENA VISTA, Fla. (AP) — The NBA is proceeding with tentative plans for a Nov. 18 draft, though has cautioned teams that the date could move yet again, a person with knowledge of the matter told The Associated Press on Friday. The league told teams earlier in the week that it was working toward that...

Milwaukee Bucks' Giannis Antetokounmpo dunks over Miami Heat's Bam Adebayo during the first half of an NBA conference semifinal playoff basketball game Sunday, Sept. 6, 2020, in Lake Buena Vista, Fla. (AP Photo/Mark J. Terrill)

Bucks' Antetokounmpo leads NBA's All-Defensive team

Sep. 8, 2020 6:47 PM EDT

LAKE BUENA VISTA, Fla. (AP) — Giannis Antetokounmpo was the Defensive Player of the Year, so it should be no surprise that he was also the leading vote-getter for the league’s All-Defensive team. The Milwaukee Bucks forward — and favorite to win his second consecutive MVP award —...

Utah Jazz's Joe Ingles (2) and Donovan Mitchell, bottom right, sit on the floor after their 80-78 loss to the Denver Nuggets during an NBA first round playoff basketball game, Tuesday, Sept. 1,2020, in Lake Buena Vista, Fla. (AP Photo/Mark J. Terrill)

Mitchell: 'Just the beginning' for Jazz after playoff loss

Sep. 2, 2020 1:55 PM EDT

Jazz All-Star guard Donovan Mitchell was hypercritical of Utah's playoff losses to Denver: His eight-second violation in Game 1. Blowing a big lead in Game 5. Not matching Denver’s intensity in Game 6. Losing the ball late in a back-and-forth Game 7. It all added up to sixth-seeded Utah being on the wrong...

Utah Jazz's Donovan Mitchell (45) and Denver Nuggets' Jamal Murray, center rear, greet each other after their NBA first round playoff basketball game, Tuesday, Sept. 1,2020, in Lake Buena Vista, Fla. The Nuggets won 80-78. (AP Photo/Mark J. Terrill)

Nuggets edge Jazz 80-78 to complete comeback from 3-1 down

Sep. 2, 2020 12:29 AM EDT

LAKE BUENA VISTA, Fla. (AP) — Jamal Murray helped a heartbroken Donovan Mitchell off the floor for a handshake and hug, a show of respect between players who had a memorable battle in the bubble. They traded historic offensive fireworks for six games, before Game 7 turned into an old-fashioned defensive...

Denver Nuggets' Jamal Murray reacts after making a 3-pointer against the Utah Jazz during the second half of an NBA basketball first round playoff game Sunday, Aug. 30, 2020, in Lake Buena Vista, Fla. (AP Photo/Ashley Landis)

Murray outduels Mitchell, sets up first Game 7 in the bubble

Aug. 31, 2020 12:16 AM EDT

LAKE BUENA VISTA, Fla. (AP) — The Jamal Murray-Donovan Mitchell duel will be settled in the first Game 7 in the bubble. Murray extended his torrid run with 50 more points, leading the Denver Nuggets to a 119-107 victory over the Utah Jazz on Sunday night. Murray had his second 50-point game of the series...

Dallas Mavericks' Luka Doncic (77) drops to the floor while chasing a loose ball during the first half of an NBA basketball first round playoff game against the Los Angeles Clippers, Tuesday, Aug. 25, 2020, in Lake Buena Vista, Fla. (AP Photo/Ashley Landis, Pool)

Doncic, Murray hope their shows won't be over in the bubble

Aug. 29, 2020 6:19 PM EDT

LAKE BUENA VISTA, Fla. (AP) — Luka Doncic and Jamal Murray have put on some of the best shows in the bubble. Without another one Sunday, their shows may be over. With their teams facing elimination, Doncic and Murray might be down to their final day at Disney when they play the two Game 6s in the Western...