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How a British Dirk Nowitzki or Tony Parker could transform the NBA in the...

London calls once again for the NBA this week, with the New York Knicks facing the Washington Wizards at the O2 Arena. A cursory glance at the league standings illustrates the low stakes at play, and with the...

Danuel House turns down Houston Rockets offer and will play in G League

Danuel House Jr., a fill-in starting forward for the Houston Rockets who spent the maximum days in the NBA allowed on his two-way contract, is headed to the G League after declining the franchise's contract offer, his agent...

Golden State Warriors score 51 points in first quarter against Denver Nuggets

DENVER -- The Golden State Warriors set an NBA record with 51 first-quarter points during Tuesday night's 142-111 win against the Denver Nuggets.On top of the league and franchise record for points in the first quarter, the Warriors...

Mavericks ramp up efforts to deal PG Dennis Smith Jr., sources say

1:09 PM ETAdrian WojnarowskiTim MacMahonCloseESPN Staff WriterJoined ESPNDallas.com in September 2009Covers the Dallas Cowboys and Dallas MavericksAppears regularly on ESPN Dallas 103.3 FMThe Dallas Mavericks are escalating talks to trade guard Dennis Smith Jr., pushing to end a...

James Harden scores Houston Rockets-record 36 before halftime

HOUSTON -- Rockets coach Mike D'Antoni worried Monday that James Harden was "dog tired" and would have to carry an even heavier burden with the news that a thumb injury would sideline center Clint Capela for four to...

Golden State Warriors coach Steve Kerr calls Dallas Mavericks rookie Luka Doncic an All-Star

DALLAS -- The Golden State Warriors believe that Dallas Mavericks rookie Luka Doncic is not only an All-Star-caliber player but also a superstar in the making. Even on a night when Stephen Curry scored 48 points and hit...

LeBron James watches Cavaliers snap losing streak against Lakers

LOS ANGELES -- LeBron James' second stint in Cleveland -- the four NBA Finals appearances, the first championship in franchise history that snapped a 52-year title-less drought for the city -- was an unabashed success.But it came at...

Kyrie Irving on latest Boston Celtics loss

A season of inconsistency for the Boston Celtics took another downward turn with Saturday night's 105-103 loss to the Magic in Orlando, Florida.Asked what's keeping Boston from being the team that so many expected entering the season, star...

Oklahoma City Thunder get a lift from the bench against San Antonio Spurs

OKLAHOMA CITY -- Dennis Schroder was mad at himself.After a scoreless first half against the San Antonio Spurs on Saturday, looking out of sorts and showing signs of frustration, he was trying to find some spark, something to...

Dallas Mavericks guard J.J. Barea has torn Achilles tendon

Dallas Mavericks sixth man J.J. Barea suffered a torn right Achilles tendon during Friday's 119-115 road victory over the Minnesota Timberwolves, the team announced Saturday.The Mavs said Barea is weighing his options for surgery.Barea, 34, a longtime Dallas...

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