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Los Angeles Lakers' LeBron James (23) passes the ball against Miami Heat's Kelly Olynyk (9) and Miami Heat's Tyler Herro (14) during the second half in Game 3 of basketball's NBA Finals, Sunday, Oct. 4, 2020, in Lake Buena Vista, Fla. (AP Photo/Mark J. Terrill)

Pelicans' Jrue Holiday picked as NBA's top teammate

Oct. 6, 2020 2:38 PM EDT

LAKE BUENA VISTA, Fla. (AP) — Jrue Holiday of the New Orleans Pelicans was announced Tuesday as the winner of the Twyman-Stokes Teammate of the Year award. NBA players choose the winner from a field of 12 finalists. Holiday received 53 of 267 first-place votes to win over Philadelphia’s Tobias...

Los Angeles Lakers' LeBron James (23) and Denver Nuggets' Nikola Jokic (15) battle for the ball during the second half of an NBA conference final playoff basketball game Saturday, Sept. 26, 2020, in Lake Buena Vista, Fla. The Lakers won 117-107 to win the series 4-1. (AP Photo/Mark J. Terrill)

Comeback crew: Nuggets leave bubble with newfound respect

Sep. 29, 2020 3:58 PM EDT

DENVER (AP) — With bags on his back, Nikola Jokic playfully swerved his way through the crowd of family and friends gathered at the airport terminal. The Denver Nuggets finally returned home after their longer-than-many-anticipated stay inside the NBA bubble. Arriving with them, a new reputation —...

Denver Nuggets' Nikola Jokic (15) goes up for a shot as Utah Jazz's Rudy Gobert (27) defends during the second half an NBA first round playoff basketball game, Tuesday, Sept. 1,2020, in Lake Buena Vista, Fla. (AP Photo/Mark J. Terrill)

Done with Doncic, Clippers set for Nuggets' Murray, Jokic

Sep. 2, 2020 5:58 PM EDT

LAKE BUENA VISTA, Fla. (AP) — First came Luka Doncic and Kristaps Porzingis. Now it's Jamal Murray and Nikola Jokic. Those players might be the future of the NBA. The Los Angeles Clippers believe their time is now. That's been true since the moment they signed Kawhi Leonard, who is on the best roll of his...

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...