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NBA roundup: Sixers, Raptors advance

NBA roundup: Sixers, Raptors advance

Joel Embiid collected 23 points and 13 rebounds as the Philadelphia 76ers cruised to a wire-to-wire, 122-100 victory over the visiting Brooklyn Nets on Tuesday and closed out their Eastern ConferenceMORE

Nuggets sail past Spurs for 3-2 series lead

Nuggets sail past Spurs for 3-2 series lead

Jamal Murray had 23 points and seven assists, and the host Denver Nuggets beat the San Antonio Spurs 108-90 on Thursday night in Game 5 of their Western Conference playoff series.The Nuggets lead tMORE

76ers stuff Nets, close out series in Game 5

76ers stuff Nets, close out series in Game 5

Joel Embiid collected 23 points and 13 rebounds as the Philadelphia 76ers cruised to a wire-to-wire, 122-100 victory over the visiting Brooklyn Nets on Tuesday and closed out their Eastern ConferenceMORE

Raptors eliminate Magic with Game 5 rout

Raptors eliminate Magic with Game 5 rout

Kyle Lowry contributed Toronto’s first nine points to a game-opening, 12-1 flurry Tuesday night, propelling the Raptors to a 115-96 blowout win over the visiting Orlando Magic and a 4-1 win in an EastMORE

Warriors want to close out Clippers in Game 5

Warriors want to close out Clippers in Game 5

The Golden State Warriors hope to avoid giving their future competition any scheduling advantage as they seek to close out the Los Angeles Clippers in Game 5 of their first-round series Wednesday nighMORE

Defense keeps Jazz alive against Rockets

Defense keeps Jazz alive against Rockets

It took until they reached brink of elimination, but the Utah Jazz may have finally figured out how to effectively defend against the Houston Rockets.Utah needs the late success it found in Game 4MORE

Report: Lakers, Lue meeting again Wednesday

Report: Lakers, Lue meeting again Wednesday

The Los Angeles Lakers will interview Tyronn Lue for a second time Wednesday about their coaching vacancy, the Los Angeles Times reported Tuesday.The report said Lue will sit down with team co-owneMORE

Suns fire coach Kokoskov

Suns fire coach Kokoskov

The Phoenix Suns will soon hire a seventh head coach in eight years, as they fired Igor Kokoskov on Monday night after one season on the job.”After extensive evaluation, I determined it is best toMORE

Raptors rolling, looking to close out Magic

Raptors rolling, looking to close out Magic

The Toronto Raptors will attempt to win four straight games in the same playoff series for the first time in franchise history when they seek to close out the visiting Orlando Magic in Game 5 of theirMORE

Trail Blazers aim to close out Thunder

Trail Blazers aim to close out Thunder

The Portland Trail Blazers are known as an offensive team, but their defense has been equally important as they have built a 3-1 lead in their first-round playoff series with the Oklahoma City ThunderMORE

NBA, MGM enter gaming partnership

NBA, MGM enter gaming partnership

The NBA and MGM Resorts International have entered a multi-year partnership to make MGM the official gaming partner of the NBA and WNBA, making the NBA the first major U.S. league to have such an agreMORE

Reports: Bulls to bring back Arcidiacono

Reports: Bulls to bring back Arcidiacono

Second-year guard Ryan Arcidiacono will re-sign with the Chicago Bulls on a partially guaranteed one-year deal, according to multiple reports Saturday.Arcidiacono, 24, averaged 2.0 points and 1.0 rMORE

Report: Rockets, RFA Capela agree to $90M deal

Report: Rockets, RFA Capela agree to $90M deal

Restricted free agent center Clint Capela signed a five-year, $90 million contract with the Houston Rockets, ESPN reported Friday.As a restricted free agent, Capela could have signed the team’s $4.MORE

Odom, 38, announces plan to play in China

Odom, 38, announces plan to play in China

Lamar Odom, who last played pro basketball five years ago, announced Thursday on Instagram that he will make a comeback with an unnamed team in China.Writing from Rotterdam, Netherlands, the formerMORE

Butler undergoes minor hand surgery

Butler undergoes minor hand surgery

Minnesota Timberwolves standout Jimmy Butler underwent a procedure on his right hand earlier this week, the club announced Thursday.The Timberwolves didn’t divulge what type of procedure Butler undMORE

76ers sign 2017 second-rounder Bolden

76ers sign 2017 second-rounder Bolden

Jonah Bolden signed with the Philadelphia 76ers, the team that drafted him in 2017.Bolden signed a four-year, $7 million contract.”We have been following Jonah Bolden for a while and are very exMORE

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