The Wizards’ cupboard isn’t just bare, it needs a new coat of paint, new hinges for its door and some patchwork to fill in a massive hole.

With 20 points, 20 rebounds and 21 assists against the Lakers, the Thunder guard joined WIlt Chamberlain as the only NBA players to do so, and he dedicated his performance to the slain Los Angeles rapper.

Grunfeld led the Wizards for 16 years.


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Under Grunfeld's watch, the Wizards never won 50 games in a season or advanced past the second round of the playoffs.

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We are witnessing the coarsening of public discourse.

“After consulting with our team doctors and medical staff, we have decided to hold LeBron out of games for the remainder of the season," Lakers president Magic Johnson said in a statement.

“You’d have to ask the MVP of the night, Marat Kogut,” Curry said of two key officiating decisions that benefited the Minnesota Timberwolves.

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A largely overlooked recruit out of high school, the guard's profile has risen with a breakout sophomore season and a sensational NCAA tournament.

The Celtics issued a statement on the matter on Friday afternoon.

After bullets tore apart his hand, Tim Anselimo didn't know if he'd ever continue his career in the NBA's 2K league. But as the second season approaches, he stands at the center of the Cleveland Cavaliers' squad.

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Following the blueprint is simple, but not easy. It requires intense discipline and all five guys must be on the same page. Yet that’s where the Bucks excel with this strategy.

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The former Warriors and Heat star has worked to make amends for saying in 2007, "I hate gay people" and declaring himself to be "homophobic."

The meeting last fall followed the crash of a Boeing 737 Max 8 operated by Indonesia’s Lion Air.

In the process, the Lakers guard might have inked the demise of the shoe company.

The center suffered compound fractures to his left tibia and fibula Monday night in a win over the Brooklyn Nets.

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Road, sweet road: There were eight NBA playoff games over the weekend, and away teams won them all

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Nets general manager Sean Marks suspended 1 game without pay, fined $25K for entering referees’ locker room after Brooklyn’s loss to Philadelphia in Game 4 of playoff series

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Leonard scores 34, and Toronto moves within a game of the second round by topping Magic 107-85

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