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Analysis: In wide-open NBA, uncertainty is only certainty

Dec. 27, 2022 06:05 AM EST

DENVER (AP) — There was a time when an NBA team had some sense of how things were shaping up by Christmas. Even if just a glimmer of its place in the overall landscape. Then the Boston Celtics made a run to the 2022 NBA Finals after being under .500 about this time last year. ...

EXPLAINER: Inside the NBA's process on changing trophies

Dec. 13, 2022 11:41 AM EST

There’s been an evolution of the NBA’s Most Valuable Player trophy in the 70 or so years since it was first dreamed up. It used to be called the President’s Trophy. Players used to do the voting. In time, it all changed; the trophy was known as the Maurice Podoloff Trophy, and...

Love, Allen lead short-handed Cavaliers to rout of Pistons

Nov. 04, 2022 22:31 PM EDT

DETROIT (AP) — Kevin Love had 21 points, 10 assists and eight rebounds as the short-handed Cleveland Cavaliers beat the Detroit Pistons 112-88 on Friday night for their seventh straight win. Jarrett Allen scored 22 points and Cedi Osman added 15 as the Cavaliers had a 54-21 edge in...