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NBA: LINcredible

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NBA: LINcredible

New acquisition Jeremy Lin scored a game-high 21 points to lead the Brooklyn Nets to a 101-94 NBA pre-season win over the Detroit Pistons at Barclays Center on Thursday.

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NBA: LeBron, Cavs looking good

LeBron James and the Cleveland Cavaliers looked every inch the reigning NBA champions Wednesday, opening the preseason with a 117-102 victory over the Orlando Magic.

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NBA: Rose trial on

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NBA star Derrick Rose and two friends drugged and raped a woman in her Los Angeles home hours after she visited Rose’s rented Beverly Hills mansion, the woman’s lawyer told a federal court jury on Wednesday.

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Rockets devour Yao’s Sharks

James Harden scored 16 points and handed out 10 assists as the Houston Rockets launched their NBA pre-season with a 131-94 rout of Yao Ming’s Shanghai Sharks.

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Paul Pierce decided to return for his 19th and last season in the NBA, convinced the Los Angeles Clippers can make a successful run to their first league title.

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“People are quicker to discount me or say certain things because of my race,’’ said Lin, the league’s first American-born player of Chinese or Taiwanese descent. “In some ways, Linsanity wouldn’t have been Linsanity if I was a different skin color most likely. It wouldn’t have been as big of a deal. That went to my advantage. But if you look prior to that, a lot of the obstacles or positions to even get to that point where I could get to a position of getting on the floor, they’re definitely obstacles or barriers or stereotypes I had to fight along the way. I’ve always understood there’s good, there’s bad and you’ve got to take them together and just be thankful for it all.’’

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