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Thunder offense finds unstoppable groove against LeBron and the Cavaliers

CLEVELAND -- As much as the Oklahoma City Thunder have struggled and stumbled through the first half of the season, one thing they've been consistent with is getting up to play the best teams, especially when the world...

Jon Leuer of Detroit Pistons ruled out for season with ankle surgery set

DETROIT -- Detroit Pistons forward Jon Leuer, who has not played a game since Halloween, is out for the season and is going to have season-ending ankle surgery, the team said.Pistons coach Stan Van Gundy said before Friday...

Giannis Antetokounmpo of Milwaukee Bucks to miss Philadelphia 76ers game with knee soreness

The Milwaukee Bucks have listed All-Star forward Giannis Antetokounmpo as out for Saturday night's game against the Philadelphia 76ers because of right knee soreness.Antetokounmpo will be missing his third game this season with the same ailment, having sat...

Chicago Bulls point guard Kris Dunn evaluated for concussion after hard fall against Golden...

CHICAGO -- Bulls point guard Kris Dunn chipped and dislocated two front teeth and was evaluated for a concussion after taking a hard fall late in Wednesday night's 119-112 loss to the Golden State Warriors.Dunn was clear of...

LA Clippers guard Austin Rivers speaks with Houston Rockets’ Trevor Ariza about heated confrontation

LA Clippers guard Austin Rivers said he and Houston Rockets swingman Trevor Ariza spoke for 35 minutes this week to hash out their differences after Monday's heated confrontations on the court and later in the Clippers' locker room."First...

How Cleveland Cavaliers, San Antonio Spurs handled trade demands is worlds apart

During the offseason, the second-best player on a championship contender went to management and requested a trade. Despite being on one of the league's best teams and playing alongside one of the league's best players, he said he...

Jimmy Butler ‘glad’ Minnesota Timberwolves lost, says team needed to be humble

It's not often that you can find a positive after losing to one of the worst teams in the league. Minnesota Timberwolves guard Jimmy Butler did."We need to humble our damn selves," Butler told reporters after the Timberwolves...

Multiple Cleveland Cavaliers players acknowledge growing discontent, concern about current state of team

CLEVELAND -- Following the Cleveland Cavaliers' 118-108 loss to the Golden State Warriors on Monday, multiple players acknowledged growing discontent and a strong sense of concern that unlike past seasons, the team does not have the capability to...

Charlotte Hornets coach Steve Clifford returns to work after 21-game absence

CHARLOTTE, N.C. -- Hornets coach Steve Clifford returned to practice following a 21-game absence due to headaches caused by sleep deprivation.Clifford said Tuesday that when he began experiencing intense headaches back in early December, it scared him so...

Philadelphia 76ers trying to help Markelle Fultz find missing shooting stroke

PHILADELPHIA -- In his lone college season at Washington, point guard Markelle Fultz shot better than 50 percent from the field and 41 percent from 3-point range. He showed so much promise that the Philadelphia 76ers traded up...

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Mayer Continues Love Affair With Halle | ATP World Tour

Defending Gerry Weber Open champion Florian Mayer continued his top form in Halle on Thursday, rallying from a set down to to reach...

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