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Cleveland Cavaliers star LeBron James reflects on Martin Luther King Jr., criticizes Trump

INDEPENDENCE, Ohio -- LeBron James says honoring the legacy of Martin Luther King Jr. is more important than ever because "we're trying to be divided right now by somebody."

Golden State Warriors keep evolving, staying fresh in rivalry with Cleveland Cavaliers

CLEVELAND -- You might expect, given the familiarity from what's gone on for four years now, that the Golden State Warriors and Cleveland Cavaliers have worked up some serious mutual contempt.

Report: NBA commissioner Adam Silver calls Trump's alleged comment 'discouraging'

NBA commissioner Adam Silver told ESPN on Sunday that president Donald Trump's alleged disparaging comment about Haiti and unnamed African nations are "discouraging" but vowed the league would "continue pushing forward" with efforts to combat social injustice.

Los Angeles Lakers rookie Lonzo Ball questionable vs. Grizzlies with knee sprain

An MRI on Sunday revealed that Lonzo Ball is dealing with a minor left knee sprain, the Los Angeles Lakers announced. He is questionable to play against Memphis on Monday.

Dennis Rodman arrested on suspicion of DUI in California

NEWPORT BEACH, Calif. (AP) -- Police say former NBA star Dennis Rodman has been arrested on suspicion of DUI in Southern California.

Houston Rockets coach Mike D'Antoni says James Harden could return this week

The Houston Rockets' schedule this week features contests against two of the top four teams in the Western Conference.

New York Knicks sign Trey Burke

NEW YORK – The New York Knicks announced today that the team has signed guard Trey Burke. Terms of the deal were not disclosed.

All-NBA G-League Showcase 2018 teams announced

MISSISSAUGA, Ontario – Ten standouts from the 14th annual NBA G League Showcase were today announced following the four-day event at the Hershey Centre and adjoining SportZone, home of Raptors 905, in Mississauga, Ontario. The event featured each of the league's 26 teams playing two regular-season games apiece.

Kawhi Leonard, Danny Green expected to return for San Antonio Spurs against Denver Nuggets

Spurs coach Gregg Popovich said Kawhi Leonard and Danny Green are expected to return for tonight's game against the Nuggets.

New York Knicks waive point guard Ramon Sessions

NEW YORK (AP) -- The New York Knicks have waived Ramon Sessions, who opened the season as their starting point guard but has played little since.

Reports: Utah Jazz swingman Thabo Sefolosha to undergo season-ending surgery on right MCL

The Utah Jazz will reportedly lose a key component to their perimeter rotation. Shams Charania of Yahoo Sports tweeted on Saturday that Thabo Sefolosha will undergo season-ending surgery on his right MCL, which he injured during Friday's loss at Charlotte. Marc Stein of the New York Times added that the veteran swingman will miss at least six months.

Los Angeles Lakers president Jeanie Buss tweets support for coach Luke Walton

The Lakers' internal opinion of coach Luke Walton has been a hot topic of discussion after rookie point guard Lonzo Ball's father recently told ESPN that "nobody wants to play for him." This is despite the team trying to keep their relationship with the outspoken parent respectful as recently as last month.

Long-time sportscaster Keith Jackson dies at 89

SHERMAN OAKS, Calif. — Keith Jackson, the down-home voice of college football during more than five decades as a broadcaster, has died. He was 89.

This Week In History: Wilt Chamberlain scores 73 with 36 rebounds in Philadelphia Warriors' win

NBA legend Wilt Chamberlain is arguably best-known for scoring an NBA-record 100 points on March 2, 1962.

Golden State Warriors guard Stephen Curry out Friday; but could play Saturday at Toronto

The Golden State Warriors rebounded from their loss to the LA Clippers on Wednesday in beating the Milwaukee Bucks on Friday without star guard Stephen Curry.

Cleveland Cavaliers star LeBron James calls Indiana Pacers' Lance Stephenson 'a little dirty'

LeBron James' ongoing beef with Lance Stephenson continued on Friday, with the former calling the latter "a little dirty" after their latest squabble late in the Pacers' 97-95 triumph over the visiting Cavaliers.

Report: Toronto Raptors president Masai Ujiri takes issue with Trump's alleged comment

Raptors president of basketball operations Masai Ujiri took issue with President Donald Trump's alleged criticism of Haiti and African countries as "s--thole" nations during a bipartisan meeting at the White House on Thursday, ESPN reported.

Tim Hardaway Jr. returns to New York Knicks on minutes restriction

MINNEAPOLIS (AP) -- Tim Hardaway Jr. returned to the New York Knicks on Friday night at Minnesota after missing 20 games with a stress injury in his lower left leg.

Cleveland Cavaliers, Indiana Pacers will be missing key pieces for game

INDIANAPOLIS (AP) -- Isaiah Thomas and Dwyane Wade were out of the lineup for the Cleveland Cavaliers against Indiana.

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