At 78, the retired coach continues to embrace his role as the NBA's top weed evangelist.

Barkley's late-night riff at the intersection of race, politics, crime and celebrity came at the end of an emotionally charged day in which the “Empire” actor was arrested by Chicago authorities for falsifying a police report.

While news of the proposal comes in the wake of an injury to freshman Duke star Zion Williamson, the timing is reportedly coincidental.

Wizards unable to climb out of 17-point hole, drop fourth straight

Washington’s defense nearly rises to the occasion in the fourth quarter — until it doesn’t in 119-112 loss to the Pacers.

Wizards come back from break, stumbling where they left off

Bradley Beal pours in a season-high 46 but gets little help in 123-110 loss at Charlotte. The defeat drops Washington to season-low 11 games under .500.

‘Time off is for the offseason’: Wizards’ Thomas Bryant spent all-star break working on his game

The second-year center went back to school to improve for the season's stretch-run.

Duke freshman Zion Williamson’s knee injury should prompt renewed scrutiny of the NBA’s age limit.

LeBron James and other NBA players sent the Duke star their well wishes, while some saw his knee injury as further evidence that the NCAA should better compensate its best athletes.

Two long-building timelines overlapped when Harris, an ascendant star seeking a max contract, joined the 76ers, a team finally going all-in on their championship hopes.

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James is competing for relevance more than usual. But when he’s the dominant personality, the NBA keeps people coming back.

Li Li Leung, also a former gymnast, will be the fourth person in two years to take over an organization under fire from inside and out.

Giannis Antetokounmpo's command performance in Sunday night's All-Star Game was the exclamation point on a weekend that served in part as a showcase of the NBA's international reach.

"Glad to see this expansion into Africa because for a rising continent, this can be about a lot more than what happens on the court," the former president said.

With the famous owner of the Charlotte Hornets keeping a low profile, the NBA had to get creative to fill the vacuum. Giannis Antetokounmpo and Kevin Durant shined the brightest in a worthy showcase.

The Wizards' lone all-star left standing is adjusting to a larger leadership role as he tries to nudge the franchise forward.

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The all-star break gives us a chance to assess the most interesting story lines as we head toward the NBA playoffs.

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The Duke superstar, expected to be the top pick in the 2019 draft, would make next year's event in Chicago a must-see event.

Silver was bothered by the Anthony Davis flap and doesn't want a repeat in the future.

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Zach LaVine scored a career-high 42 points, Lauri Markkanen finished with a personal-best 35 points and 15 rebounds, and the Chicago Bulls got some payback for the most lopsided loss in franchise history with a 126-116 victory over the Boston Celtics

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Kevin Love scored a season-high 32 points, Cedi Osman hit the go-ahead 3-pointer late in the fourth quarter and the Cleveland Cavaliers defeated the Memphis Grizzlies 112-107

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Pistons run away in the fourth quarter, top reeling Heat 119-96 to move into 7th in the East

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Trae Young and Kent Bazemore each scored 23 points, Taurean Prince added 21 and the Atlanta Hawks extended the Phoenix Suns’ franchise-worst losing streak to 17 games with a 120-112 victory

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D’Angelo Russell tied a career-high with 40 points and made some huge shots down the stretch, and the Brooklyn Nets picked up an important 117-115 win over the Charlotte Hornets on Saturday night

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Philadelphia 115 Final
Portland 130
Cleveland 112 Final
Memphis 107
Charlotte 115 Final
Brooklyn 117
Washington 112 Final
Indiana 119
Atlanta 120 Final
Phoenix 112
New Orleans 128 Final
Los Angeles 115
Miami 96 Final
Detroit 119
Chicago 126 Final
Boston 116
Oklahoma City 116 Final
Sacramento 119
Milwaukee 140 Final
Minnesota 128
Golden State 112 Final
Houston 118
Utah 52 2nd
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Dallas 48