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Ginobili says Spurs tribute ‘overwhelming’

SAN ANTONIO (AFP) – The San Antonio Spurs paid tribute to Manu Ginobili on Thursday, honoring a basketball career that included not only four NBA titles but also Olympic gold with his native Argentina. The Spurs raised Ginobili’s No. 20 jersey to the rafters of the AT&T Center, making him the ninth Spurs player to […]

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NBA: Rockets clobber Nuggets

LOS ANGELES (AFP) – James Harden scored 38 points to lead the Houston Rockets to a 112-85 victory over the Denver Nuggets in a battle of NBA Western Conference contenders on Thursday. Reigning NBA Most Valuable Player Harden added six rebounds and six assists in 32 minutes on the floor as the Rockets blew past […]

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Thunder keep rolling

LOS ANGELES (AFP) – A 31-point haul from Paul George and a Russell Westbrook triple-double boosted Oklahoma City Thunder’s playoff drive with a 107-99 victory over the Indiana Pacers on Wednesday. George led the scoring while New Zealander Steven Adams weighed in with 25 points and 12 rebounds as the Thunder rebounded from Monday’s shock […]

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Bosh ‘at peace’ with retirement

Bosh turned up with his two NBA championship rings to be feted at American Airlines Arena, where his jersey was raised to the rafters to hang alongside those of Heat greats Alonzo Mourning, Tim Hardaway and Shaquille O’Neal.

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NBA: Clippers, Celts  clinch playoffs

The Clippers are back in the post-season after missing out last year, becoming the fifth Western Conference team to punch their ticket. #NBA

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Nurkic horror injury  mars Blazers OT win

Nurkic led the scoring for the Blazers with 32 points while adding 16 rebounds and five assists at the Moda Center in Portland. #NBA

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