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Trump to host NCAA champs, So Carolina women decline invite

ZEKE MILLER (Associated Press)WASHINGTON (AP) -- President Donald Trump will host college sports championship teams at the White House on Friday, although the South Carolina women's basketball team declined the invitation.The White House says 18 NCAA teams will attend a reception at the executive mansion.''We did hear from the White

Is everything OK with Joel Embiid?

Andrew Unterberger | The700LevelThe Philadelphia 76ers' trouncing last night at the hands of the Golden State Warriors certainly wasn't all on Joel Embiid. After all, the game got out of hand with him on the bench: What was a tight 72-71 game when he sat with 7:44 to go in

Ball becomes youngest NBA player to record triple-double

The Los Angeles Lakers were beaten in the NBA, but Lonzo Ball grabbed a record-breaking triple-double.MoreLos Angeles Lakers rookie Lonzo Ball became the youngest NBA player to record a triple-double as his team were beaten by the Milwaukee Bucks on Saturday.It was just a matter of time before Ball got

NBA: Streaking Warriors cool off Timberwolves

AFPNovember 9, 2017Klay Thompson #11 of the Golden State Warriors drives on Jimmy Butler #23 of the Minnesota Timberwolves in the Warriors' 125-101 victory on November 8, 2017 (AFP Photo/EZRA SHAW)MoreOakland (United States) (AFP) - Klay Thompson tallied a game high 28 points as the Golden State Warriors cooled off

Kevin Durant, Warriors overcome shooting woes to beat Heat

JANIE McCAULEY (AP Sports Writer)OAKLAND, CA - NOVEMBER 6: Kevin Durant #35 and Draymond Green #23 of the Golden State Warriors high five during the game against the Miami Heat on November 6, 2017 at ORACLE Arena in Oakland, California. (Photo by Noah Graham/NBAE via Getty Images)MoreOAKLAND, Calif. (AP) --

Love-all as Wozniacki announces engagement

AFPNovember 3, 2017Caroline Wozniacki of Denmark (R) posted a picture of her diamond engagement ring from American profesional basketball player David Lee on Twitter (AFP Photo/CLIVE BRUNSKILL)MoreLos Angeles (AFP) - World number three Caroline Wozniacki announced her engagement to American basketball player David Lee on Friday.The Danish star, who won

Is Golden State Considering Trading Stephen Curry?

There was little surprise when, at the end of last season, as Stephen Curry entered free agency he decided to re-sign with the Golden State Warriors.Curry had just won his second championship in three years with the Warriors, easing to a 4-1 win in the NBA Finals against LeBron

Doc Rivers: ‘Every team has weaknesses, even Golden State’

Drew ShillerOn Monday night in Los Angeles, the Warriors clobbered the Clippers by 28 points.On Monday morning, ESPN's Zach Lowe wrote a feature on the new-look Clippers.In the column, Doc Rivers said the following:"Every team has weaknesses, even Golden State."Immediately after the quote, Lowe wrote in parentheses: "Don't poke the bear,

From Stephen Curry to Kyle Korver, the NBA got real weird for Halloween

Karl-Anthony Towns wore “Friday the 13th”-inspired sneakers, complete with Jason Voorhees wielding a Swoosh. (AP)MoreIt’s Halloween, which means very large NBA players dressed in costumes for our entertainment.Minnesota Timberwolves big man Karl-Anthony Towns reaped 20 points and 12 rebounds in some pretty sweet “Friday the 13th”-inspired sneakers during a 125-122

Raptors rally to beat Lakers, spoil Ball’s birthday

AFPOctober 28, 2017Los Angeles (AFP) - The Toronto Raptors erased an early 17-point deficit to beat the Los Angeles Lakers 101-92 on Friday and spoil the birthday celebrations of Lakers rookie Lonzo Ball.Ball, who turned 20 on Friday, scored just five points on 2-of-7 shooting.He added seven rebounds with six

Could the 2017 Nets ruin the Cavaliers’ season?

Of all the things the Cleveland Cavaliers didn’t need, or want, to think about at the start of the 2017 NBA season, the Brooklyn Nets being good looked like one of the least pertinent. Every reasoned, reasonable basketball sage expected the Nets to be somewhere close to propping up the

Everything’s cool: Warriors pull away from Mavs, 133-103

SCHUYLER DIXON (AP Sports Writer)DALLAS, TX - OCTOBER 23: Stephen Curry #30 of the Golden State Warriors handles the ball against the Dallas Mavericks on October 23, 2017 at the American Airlines Center in Dallas, Texas. (Photo by Danny Bollinger/NBAE via Getty Images)MoreDALLAS (AP) -- Stephen Curry swished a floating

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