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Sacramento Kings beat Clippers at Staples again, 112-103

By GREG BEACHAM | February 22, 2020

LOS ANGELES (AP) — The Sacramento Kings realize they might have started playing their best basketball of the season too late to contend for a playoff spot.Beating the powerhouse Los Angeles Clippers on the road twice in less than a month still feels...

Last shot wins: Team LeBron wins All-Star Game 157-155

By TIM REYNOLDS | February 17, 2020

CHICAGO (AP) — Players were taking charges, bodies were hitting the floor, calls and non-calls were being screamed about on both ends. The fourth quarter of the NBA All-Star Game was as intense as the final moments of a playoff game, the biggest stars...

Lillard scores 26 points, Portland beats San Antonio 125-117

By ERIK GARCÍA GUNDERSEN | February 7, 2020

PORTLAND, Ore. (AP) — With the trade deadline past and a playoff race ahead, the Portland Trail Blazers understood the importance of their game against the San Antonio Spurs.Damian Lillard had 26 points and 10 assists, Hassan Whiteside scored 17 points...

Thibodeau’s explanation is all bull

By Jimmy Johnson | April 29, 2012

It’s one thing to leave your starters in to close out a game. But it’s another situation when a team can taste victory, but your starters are still out there. That was the scene Friday at the United Center in the final minutes between the Chicago...