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Warriors avenge Christmas defeat, blow out Cavs at home

Jan 17, 2017 - 11:32 AM

UPDATED It is the defending champions worst loss of the season

PAYBACK. Draymond Green (L) high fives Klay Thompson as the Golden State Warriors get a victory over defending champion Cleveland Cavaliers at ORACLE Arena on January 16, 2017 in Oakland, California. Ezra Shaw/Getty Images/AFP

Deadly DeRozan nets 41 as Raptors maul Celtics

Jan 11, 2017 - 1:00 PM

DeRozan scores 41 points with 13 rebounds to help the Raptors improve to 25 13 at the Air Canada Centre

41. Raptors' DeMar DeRozan, seen here in a different Celtics match in December of 2016, nets 41 points to batter Boston. Maddie Meyer/Getty Images/AFP

Warriors coach Kerr says marijuana could ease pain for pro athletes

Dec 04, 2016 - 11:54 AM

Steve Kerr tells CSN Bay Area that he experimented with marijuana a few times to help him cope with pain

POT HELPS. Warriors coach Steve Kerr says after trying it himself that marijuana could be helpful for pro athletes. Ethan Miller/Getty Images/AFP

Steven Adams signs big extension with Oklahoma City

Nov 01, 2016 - 3:48 PM

Adams signs an extension with the Oklahoma City Thunder that US media reports was worth 100 million over 4 years

EXTENSION. Steven Adams, seen here dunking the ball against the Philadelphia 76ers, signs a contract extension with the Oklahoma City Thunder. Mitchell Leff/Getty Images/AFP

LeBron's Cavs, Durant-led Warriors favored as NBA season begins

Oct 24, 2016 - 11:31 AM

The Cavaliers and Warriors open the season as favorites to play each other in the finals for an unprecedented third campaign in a row

FAVORED. LeBron James and the Cleveland Cavaliers are favored to win the upcoming NBA season. Kevin C. Cox/Getty Images/AFP

Comments, reports say Aussie Simmons set for top NBA Draft pick

Jun 22, 2016 - 3:43 PM

The 19 year old forward from Melbourne has reportedly been told by the 76ers that he will be their choice with the top pick

Ben Simmons could be the top pick of the 2016 NBA Draft. Photo by Andy Lyons/Getty Images/AFP

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LeBron says potential top draft pick Simmons has 'all tools' for success

Jun 19, 2016 - 7:00 PM

The 19 year old 2 08 meter forward from Melbourne could go to the Philadelphia 76ers with the top pick in the annual allocation of new talent

Ben Simmons could be the top pick of the 2016 NBA Draft. Photo by Andy Lyons/Getty Images/AFP

IN PHOTOS: Bryant's last NBA All-Star as West beats East

Feb 15, 2016 - 2:49 PM

Check out photos from the 2016 NBA All Star Game here

Kobe Bryant (R) takes a shot against Chicago the East's Pau Gasol. Photo by WARREN TODA/EPA

Kobe Bryant feels the love in record-setting NBA All-Star Game

Feb 15, 2016 - 2:36 PM

It was a night of soaring dunks and long range bombs all adding up to unprecedented numbers on top of a heartfelt farewell to an NBA legend

STANDING OVATION. Kobe Bryant is given a standing ovation and is showered with much adoration as he leaves the game in the second half of the 2016 NBA All-Star game. Photo by WARREN TODA/EPA

WATCH: NBA pays tribute to Kobe Bryant at All-Star Game

Feb 15, 2016 - 12:52 PM

The NBA shows a video with highlights of Kobe Bryant s legendary career right before the 2016 NBA All Star Game

TRIBUTE. Kobe Bryant (R, front) speaks before the 2016 NBA All-Star game at the Air Canada Center in Toronto, Ontario, Canada. This is the first time the NBA All-Star game has been held outside the United States. Photo by WARREN TODA/EPA

NBA: Warriors remain unbeaten

Nov 10, 2015 - 6:56 PM

The reigning NBA champions are the league s only remaining unbeaten team with an 8 0 record

UNDEFEATED. Guard Stephen Curry reacts after the Warriors scored against the Pistons during the second half on Monday, November 9. The Warriors maintain a clean slate at 8-0. Photo by JOHN G. MABANGLO/EPA

Why KD to D.C. in 2016 is more than just a pipe dream

Jul 31, 2014 - 7:53 PM

Will reigning NBA MVP Kevin Durant like LeBron move to his hometown team the Washington Wizards come the 2016 NBA free agency?