With the Dodgers on the verge of winning the World Series, a public official cautioned fans to celebrate responsibly.

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The novel coronavirus pandemic continues to force the NBA to weigh painful compromises.

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Tyronn Lue won an NBA title in his first season coaching the Cleveland Cavaliers. The same will be expected next season, his first with the Clippers.


In an interview with the Wizards, Georgetown’s Omer Yurtseven makes his case for the NBA

The Turkish 7-footer has conducted 12 virtual pre-draft interviews so far, with three or four left on his schedule.

Wizards’ draft lottery number comes up at No. 9 for the second year in a row

Everything went as expected for Washington on Thursday — and that wasn't the best news for a franchise in need of immediate help.

GM confirms Scott Brooks will return as coach as Wizards prep for the NBA draft lottery

Brooks is entering the final year of his five-year deal with the Wizards, who have the ninth-best odds at the No. 1 pick.

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Daryl Morey should not be defined by the championship he never won with the Houston Rockets or his disappointing final chapter.

In 13 seasons, Daryl Morey used innovative methods to build a consistent winner in Houston.

The new series, which launches today, represents Curry's continued but cautious dip into politics.

Vanessa Bryant, fans in Los Angeles and players in the NBA bubble celebrated in remembrance of the former star player and his daughter.

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This mythical Greatest Of All Time cannot be a designation for a single player; it is a hybrid of all those who have ruled for a significant period of time. And it is an incomplete creation without James.

Los Angeles defeated Miami 106-93 in Game 6 on Sunday, outlasting the plucky underdogs to claim their 17th championship in franchise history.

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Little has been set in stone about the NBA’s future, with Commissioner Adam Silver acknowledging that the unpredictable nature and timeline of the coronavirus pandemic leaves many unknowns.

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LeBron James and Anthony Davis led the Los Angeles Lakers on a 20-month title journey that featured controversy, tragedy and triumph.

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Washington Post NBA reporter Ben Golliver will remember the bubble fondly, but he won’t miss much.

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The Miami Heat won’t allow the Los Angeles Lakers to enjoy a painless coronation.

Game 6 will be Friday night has the Miami Heat stave off elimination.

Dallas Mavericks owner Mark Cuban last month assisted the struggling former NBA guard in getting to rehab.

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Anthony Davis's historic playoff run has been peppered with key match-up victories and clutch shots, taking the Los Angeles Lakers to the cusp of a title.

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LeBron James needed a partner more than a lapdog or a boss. Now Los Angeles is one win from a championship.

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With LeBron James and especially Anthony Davis, the Lakers are a big and physical throwback in the NBA's small-ball era, but versatile enough to force the rest of the league to try to adjust.

The Lakers are one win away from the title after a 102-96 win over the Heat on Tuesday.

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Jimmy Butler keyed a 115-104 victory that pulled the Miami Heat within 2-1 in its series with the Los Angeles Lakers.

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New Pelicans coach Stan Van Gundy sees a New Orleans roster brimming with young players with obvious talent, but also plenty to learn about the way basketball is played in the NBA

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Milwaukee Bucks guard George Hill said the importance of Wisconsin in the upcoming election caused the Texas resident to fly back here this weekend to assist in a local voting drive

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Milwaukee Bucks guard George Hill said the importance of Wisconsin in the upcoming election caused the Texas resident to fly back here this weekend to assist in a local voting drive

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Pat Riley is always looking around for ways to make the Miami Heat better

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A person with knowledge of the situation says the NBA’s board of governors is considering a December start to the 2020-21 season, with Dec. 22 being the initial target for opening night and the season being trimmed to somewhere around 70 or 72 games

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