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NBA star J.R. Smith shares moving photo after newborn daughter’s dicey month

“Today is one of the greatest days of my life.” Image: JR Smith, instagram J.R. Smith is known as something of a lovable knucklehead among NBA fans, and for pretty good reason. But no one was giggling when Smith and his wife, Jewel Harris, shared some sad news last month. …

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Steve Kerr ejected and Steph Curry misses crucial shots in Warriors loss

Draymond Green failed to knock down a three-pointer from the top of the arc at the final buzzer as the Sacramento Kings snapped a 13-game losing streak to the Warriors Stephen Curry missed when it mattered most and said so afterward.SteveKerrinsists he got what he deserved after he was ejected …

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How Gregg Popovich became the NBA’s most fearless political voice

The Spurs head coach is prepared to speak his mind on Donald Trump, and doesnt go in for niceties. The NBA could do with more like him Gregg Popovich didnt like what he saw happening around him and, per usual, wasnt afraid to speak up about it. When asked about …

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Charles Barkley, to his haters: ‘F*ck y’all!’

Charles Barkley has spoken. Image: John Locher/AP/REX/ShutterstockCharles Barkley has a message for his haters. The TNT analyst hopped on the mic at an Atlanta nightclub Tuesday night and threw some f-bombs at his critics, which probably wont do much to calm the chaos of the last few days. LeBron James …

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The NBA’s scoring frenzy: why are we seeing so many 50-point games?

Eight different players have scored at least 50 points in a game this season, equalling an NBA record but there is a certain amount of inflation at work here When the smoke cleared, Jimmy Butler had scored 52 points, 17 of them in the games final four minutes. On Monday …

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Indiana Pacers troll Mariah Carey with ‘Lip Sync Cam’

The Indiana Pacers won the game of trolling this week. Mariah Carey’s marvellous New Year’s Eve meltdown inspired the Pacers to roll out a “Lip Sync Cam” for fans to sing along with. The stadium crew picked Carey’s 1991 hit “Emotions,” naturally. The @Pacers and @SportsVanessa just did the Mariah …

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Luol Deng on Trump’s travel ban: ‘To see that light turned off is very difficult’

Lakers forward, who lived as a refugee in Egypt and was granted political asylum in UK, says: I really feel what theyre going through LA Lakers forward Luol Deng shared his own perspective as a refugee to offer his support to those families affected by Donald Trumps immigration ban. Deng, …

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Olympic men’s basketball: Australia v USA live!

The US aim to make it three wins from three against the Aussies. Follow all the action live with DJ Gallo Read more: https://www.theguardian.com/sport/live/2016/aug/10/olympic-mens-basketball-rio-2016-australia-usa-live

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Rio 2016 men’s basketball: USA v Venezuela live!

Minute-by-minute report: Will Team USA continue their steamrollering of the opposition? Join Hunter Felt for the latest news from Rio Read more: https://www.theguardian.com/sport/live/2016/aug/08/rio-2016-olympics-mens-basketball-usa-venezuela-live

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