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WASHINGTON (AFP) – Forget about taking it one game at a time. The Golden State Warriors are embracing their quest for a third consecutive NBA title and they aren’t afraid to say so. The Warriors could become the first team to win three crowns in a row since the 2000-2002 Los Angeles Lakers and match […]

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LOS ANGELES (AFP) – The Boston Celtics –with Kyrie Irving and Gordon Hayward back from injury and youngsters Jaylen Brown and Jayson Tatum maturing all the time – are tipped for big things in an NBA Eastern Conference now devoid of LeBron James.

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NBA: Lakers-GSW game draws 2 M viewers

NEW YORK (AP) – LeBron James’ first game against the Warriors as a Laker drew nearly 2 million viewers, making it ESPN’s most-watched preseason game ever.

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Utah Jazz keep Mitchell

LOS ANGELES (AFP) – Donovan Mitchell, who led all NBA rookies last season by scoring 20.5 points a game, will remain with the Utah Jazz through the 2019-20 campaign, the club announced Thursday.

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NBA: Lakers tame GS Warriors

LAS VEGAS (AP) – LeBron James watched Lonzo Ball play in Las Vegas during the 2017 NBA Summer League, taking in a Los Angeles Lakers’ game from a baseline seat as a spectator.

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NBA: Rockets bury 28 triples

HOUSTON (AP) – James Harden had 37 points in 30 minutes, leading the Rockets to a 128-86 victory over the visiting Shanghai Sharks here.

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