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Memorable LeBron James moments as he closes in on NBA record

Feb. 02, 2023 10:19 AM EST

As LeBron James closes in on Kareem Abdul-Jabbar and is about to become the NBA's career scoring leader the journey has included several memorable moments. And there have been many. Many. Through 20 seasons and four NBA championships, the list of James' unforgettable...

Osman ties career high with 29 points, Cavs rout Clippers

Jan. 29, 2023 22:24 PM EST

CLEVELAND (AP) — Cedi Osman tied his career high with 29 points and matched the franchise record by making all seven of his 3-pointers as the Cleveland Cavaliers built a 40-point lead on their way to a 122-99 rout of the Los Angeles Clippers on Sunday night. All-Star starter...

Curry's 35 points send Warriors past Raptors, 129-117

Jan. 28, 2023 01:52 AM EST

SAN FRANCISCO (AP) — Stephen Curry had 35 points and 11 assists, and the Golden State Warriors beat the Toronto Raptors 129-117 on Friday night. The high-scoring affair was close until the Warriors pulled away with a 31-point fourth quarter, securing a sweep in the season series. ...

Leonard has season-high 36 to send Clippers past Spurs

Jan. 20, 2023 22:26 PM EST

SAN ANTONIO (AP) — Kawhi Leonard scored a season-high 36 points against his former team, and the Los Angeles Clippers snapped a two-game skid by beating the San Antonio Spurs 131-126 on Friday night. The Clippers had seven players in double figures, including Norman Powell with 26...

Warriors' Kerr favors shorter season to fix NBA "rest" issue

Jan. 20, 2023 23:01 PM EST

CLEVELAND (AP) — Steve Kerr doesn't like being the bad guy, and empathizes with fans who get upset when NBA teams rest star players. Golden State's coach has a solution — less games. Following the Warriors' overtime loss in Boston on Thursday night, Kerr sat...

Doncic scores 34, Mavs get defensive in 115-90 win over Heat

Jan. 20, 2023 22:54 PM EST

DALLAS (AP) — Luka Doncic had 34 points and 12 rebounds, and the Dallas Mavericks turned up the defensive intensity in a 115-90 victory over the Miami Heat on Friday night. The Mavericks were without No. 2 scorer Christian Wood, who missed the first of what will be multiple games...

Celtics beat Warriors in OT, win NBA Finals rematch 121-118

Jan. 19, 2023 23:52 PM EST

BOSTON (AP) — Al Horford’s 7-year-old, Ean, sat in the front row of the postgame news conference, wearing a hat from last season’s NBA Finals. Up on the podium, his father needed no reminder of what Thursday night's game against the Golden State Warriors meant for the Celtics...

Spurs set to break NBA single-game attendance record

Jan. 11, 2023 20:54 PM EST

SAN ANTONIO (AP) — The San Antonio Spurs are set to break the NBA's single-game attendance record on Friday night when they host the Golden State Warriors. The Spurs announced Wednesday they have sold 63,592 tickets for the game, which will be played at the Alamodome — their...

Stephen Curry returns for Warriors after missing 11 games

Jan. 10, 2023 21:43 PM EST

SAN FRANCISCO (AP) — Stephen Curry is back for the Golden State Warriors after an 11-game absence with a partially dislocated left shoulder, rejoining the starting lineup as the defending champions hosted the Phoenix Suns. While Curry didn't have a strict minutes restriction...

Bey beats buzzer with 3, Pistons beat Warriors 122-119

Jan. 05, 2023 01:20 AM EST

SAN FRANCISCO (AP) — The final play had been drawn for Bojan Bogdanovic, then Saddiq Bey suddenly found the ball in his hands with no time to think, so he just let it fly. Bey hit a 3-pointer falling backward as time expired after Golden State's Klay Thompson tied it on a 3 with...