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NBA — McDermott leads Knicks bench in win against Hawks

NEW YORK -- Not much about the New York Knicks' win over the Atlanta Hawks on Sunday was pretty, but New York head coach Jeff Hornacek pushed enough of the right buttons to help New York get back...

Kyrie Irving of Boston Celtics ruled out vs. Chicago Bulls because of quad contusion

Boston Celtics guard Kyrie Irving will miss Monday's game against the Chicago Bulls because of a left quad contusion.The Celtics, playing the second night of a back-to-back on the road, also will be without forward Marcus Morris, who...

NBA — Bulls win back-to-back games upon Mirotic return

CHICAGO -- After taking a well-publicized shot from Bobby Portis, Nikola Mirotic called his own shot in his return to the Bulls' lineup.Mirotic, who missed almost two months because of facial fractures and a concussion suffered in a...

Kevin Pelton’s weekly mailbag, including the all-defensive team of the last quarter century

This week's mailbag features your questions on the best Achilles recoveries, superstar ejections, and more.You can tweet your questions using the hashtag #peltonmailbag or email them to peltonmailbag@gmail.com."If you were to pick five players to make your all-time...

Washington Wizards confused by ending of loss to LA Clippers

The conclusion of a one-point loss to the LA Clippers on Saturday left the Washington Wizards scratching their heads over what star guard Bradley Beal called a "freak rule."The Clippers won the game at Staples Center 113-112 thanks...

Philadelphia 76ers coach Brett Brown holds Jon Gruden-like film sessions with Markelle Fultz

CLEVELAND -- Philadelphia guard Markelle Fultz might have left the University of Washington for the NBA after just one year, but Sixers coach Brett Brown says the No. 1 overall pick's classroom education is continuing while sidelined with...

Cleveland Cavaliers unfazed as 13-game winning streak ended by Indiana Pacers

INDIANAPOLIS -- With the Cavaliers' franchise-record-tying 13-game winning streak ending with a 106-102 loss to the Indiana Pacers on Friday night, the biggest disappointment in Cleveland's postgame locker room stemmed from news that weather issues would delay the...

NBA — Young Celtics aspire to be like vet Spurs

SAN ANTONIO -- When the Boston Celtics huddled for breakfast on Friday morning at their hotel on San Antonio's Riverwalk, the topic du jour was Manu Ginobili, a player who was drafted by the Spurs just a few...

NBA — Brandon Ingram rescues Lakers

PHILADELPHIA -- A buzz began circulating in one corner of the Wells Fargo Center, the type of commotion that usually pops up when there's a fight in the stands.This, though, wasn't a skirmish. Instead, it was LaVar Ball...

NBA — Ryan Anderson on fire from Chris Paul

SALT LAKE CITY -- The instant chemistry between Chris Paul and Ryan Anderson isn't exactly rocket science."'Cause he can shoot and I can pass," Paul said after the Houston Rockets extended their winning streak to eight games with...

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Kyle Busch: Championship #2 would solidify his legacy

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