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Warriors giving Curry night off to rest vs. Mavs

OAKLAND, Calif. -- Golden State Warriors star Stephen Curry will not play Saturday night against the Dallas Mavericks after being given the game off to rest."Rick and I have been talking about it the last couple weeks," Warriors...

NBA fines Celtics’ Smart $50K for shoving Embiid

Boston Celtics guard Marcus Smart was fined $50,000 by the NBA on Thursday for shoving Philadelphia 76ers center Joel Embiid on Wednesday night.Smart was ejected less than a minute into the third quarter of the Sixers' 118-115 victory over...

Doc brushes off Lakers link: ‘I am going nowhere’

LOS ANGELES -- Doc Rivers ended any speculation about him coaching elsewhere after the season by revealing that he and the LA Clippers verbally agreed to a longer-term contract extension earlier this season.Responding to a question about his potential...

Giannis outduels Embiid with 52 but 76ers prevail

8:32 PM ETMalika AndrewsESPN MILWAUKEE -- When given the choice of whom he would rather be defended by -- Joel Embiid or Ben Simmons -- Giannis Antetokounmpo didn't miss a beat before responding."It's easy," Antetokounmpo said. "I would rather...

Wade returns to Bucks game after nasty fall

Miami Heat guard Dwyane Wade returned to the floor after a nasty fall against the visiting Milwaukee Bucks on Friday night.Wade suffered a bruised right hip on a drive to the basket late in the third quarter. The veteran...

Thompson tweets apology to Warriors fans

HOUSTON -- Golden State Warriors All-Star swingman Klay Thompson tweeted an apology on Wednesday for comments made after Sunday's loss to the Phoenix Suns, in which Thompson said there was a lack of energy in Oracle Arena.I love DubNation....

Kerr downplays clip — ‘Lip-readers were wrong’

OAKLAND, Calif. -- Warriors coach Steve Kerr used humor to downplay a video clip of him discussing Golden State forward Draymond Green that went viral after a loss to the Phoenix Suns.Late in the fourth quarter of Sunday night's...

George fined $25K for ripping refs after Clips loss

Oklahoma City star forward Paul George has been fined $25,000 by the NBA for criticizing the officiating after the Thunder's 118-110 loss to the LA Clippers on Friday night."It's just bad officiating," George said after the game. "I'm sorry,...

Lakers say they’ll scale back on LeBron’s minutes

LOS ANGELES -- With the Lakers all but officially out of playoff contention -- trailing the Western Conference's No. 8 seed LA Clippers by 6 ½ games with 17 games left to play -- the team is making plans...

Follow live: Raptors host red-hot Rockets

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