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A former girlfriend of DeMarcus Cousins is seeking a restraining order against him after she said in court documents and a police report obtained by TMZ that the Los Angeles Lakers center threatened her and has previously choked her. Christy West, according to TMZ, alleges that Cousins said he would put a “bullet in (her)
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Lisa Leslie has won coach of the year honors in the BIG3 after leading Triplets to Saturday’s title game, the league announced Tuesday. Leslie, the Hall of Famer and WNBA legend, is the second woman to win the award, which is voted on by players and coaches in the league. Last year, Nancy Lieberman won
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Dwight Howard has officially rejoined the Los Angeles Lakers six years after his acrimonious departure. The eight-time All-Star center and 15-year NBA veteran agreed to a contract with the Lakers on Monday. The non-guaranteed deal comes with a stern caveat from the Lakers that if Howard disrupts the team, he will be gone, league sources
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SYDNEY — Order restored. After losing for the first time in nearly 13 years two days earlier, the United States rebounded to outclass Canada 84-68 in a pre-World Cup exhibition basketball game Monday. At the same arena where the Americans won Olympic gold at the Sydney 2000 Games, the U.S. never trailed, leading 20-9 after
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Brooklyn Nets guard Caris LeVert has agreed to a three-year, $52.5 million contract extension, league sources told ESPN. LeVert, who turned 25 on Sunday, was eligible for his rookie extension as a member of the NBA’s draft class of 2016. No better feeling to start off Year 25. Brooklyn, I can’t wait for what’s next.
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HOUSTON — James Harden isn’t just playing around in pickup games when he launches the one-legged, step-back 3-pointers seen in viral videos shot during open runs this summer. Harden, the Houston Rockets superstar who led the NBA in scoring the past two seasons, is searching for ways he can continue to improve and innovate in
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Kyle Kuzma of the Los Angeles Lakers will not play for Team USA in the upcoming FIBA World Cup after it was determined that his left ankle injury would prevent him from participating, USA Basketball announced Saturday. With the loss of Kuzma, the USA Basketball roster is now finalized with 12 players. The official team
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MELBOURNE, Australia — The World Cup is a week away, and the United States is no lock for gold. Australia delivered that message to the world Saturday. For the first time in nearly 13 years, a U.S. roster of NBA players played an international game — and lost. Patty Mills scored 30 points, and Australia
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