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Lakers Conquer 17th NBA Title; James Earns NBA Finals MVP
October 11, 2020
The Los Angeles Lakers conquered the Orlando bubble and became the 2019-2020 National Basketball Association champions, claiming their 19th Larry O'Brien NBA championship Trophy after beating the Miami Heat 106-93 to take the final series 4-2. ... read more »
Heat Survive Lakers 111-108, Force Game 6
October 10, 2020
The Lakers were 58.2 seconds away from their 17th championship when forward LeBron James scored a two-point shot. An exhausted Jimmy Butler shot key free throws to regain the lead for the Heat. ... read more »
Lakers, Heat are Desperate to Win Game 5 of NBA Finals
October 8, 2020
Game 5 is a defining moment as the Los Angeles Lakers are fighting to win a championship while the Miami Heat is fighting to survive. Both teams know that desperation will be the key to winning. ... read more »
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Lakers Dominate Heat 116-98 In Game One of NBA Finals
October 1, 2020
The Los Angeles Lakers returned to the NBA Finals for the first time in a decade to face the Miami Heat in Game One inside the Orlando Bubble on Wednesday. While the Heat jumped out to a hot start in the first quarter, Los Angeles rebounded to outlast Miami 116-98 and would lead by as many as 32 points in the game.  ... read more »
J.R. Smith Is Bringing Showtime Lakers To Orlando With Social Media Viralness
July 21, 2020
On the first night of the Los Angeles Lakers’ arrival to the NBA bubble in Orlando, FL, newly signed J.R. Smith took to Instagram Live to give his followers a behind-the-scenes look into what players were experiencing. He lightheartedly criticized everything from his view of the parking lot to the size of the blanket the NBA provided pointing out that it was too small for most NBA players who are well above average height. He questioned how players were expected to stay healthy with the bags of candy that were placed as snacks in each players’ room. He went on to show his teammates in the hallway simultaneously grabbing their first meal and ran through the dinner menu. Before long, Smith shared with his captive audience that he was instructed to shut it down.  ... read more »
Wes Unseld, Hall of Famer and NBA champion in DC, passes away at 74
June 4, 2020
Wes Unseld was an undersized NBA center known more for his bruising picks, tenacious rebounding and perfectly placed outlet passes than any points he produced. He thrived in his role as a workmanlike leader. ... read more »
Kawhi Leonard hands his old team a loss in his new city
November 13, 2019
The Los Angeles Clippers defeated the Toronto Raptors 98-88, in an anticipated nationally televised game that had many fans across the spectrum ready to see how points Kawhi Leonard would put up against his former team and the defending NBA champions.  ... read more / watch video »
Warriors owner: No other player will wear Durant’s No. 35
July 4, 2019
Golden State Warriors owner Joe Lacob is showing his appreciation for Kevin Durant’s contributions to three successful seasons by promising that no other player will wear jersey No. ... read more »
Much at stake in a last NBA Finals trip to Oracle Arena
June 13, 2019
The Warriors are trying to become the 12th team to come back from a 3-1 deficit and only the second in the NBA Finals ... read more »
Analysis: Golden State Won, but Both Teams Lost Game 5
June 11, 2019
TORONTO (AP) — The scoreboard said Golden State 106, Toronto 105. The reality was that both teams lost. It’s almost unimaginable: an NBA Finals game where neither team felt like celebrating afterward. ... read more »
Warriors Say Durant Will Practice Before Game 5
June 9, 2019
TORONTO (AP) — Kevin Durant was playing basketball on Sunday. The Golden State Warriors hope he will again on Monday. With the Warriors’ backs to the wall now in the NBA Finals, ... read more »
Kawhi Leonard sues Nike over rights to his logo
June 6, 2019
Toronto star Kawhi Leonard filed a federal lawsuit against Nike on Monday, saying the footwear and apparel giant is blocking him from using a logo that he believes he owns. ... read more »
Giannis: Bucks ‘successful’ despite falling short of goal
May 30, 2019
The Bucks had the best record in the NBA during the regular season and were two wins shy of reaching the NBA Finals ... read more »
NBA Announces Officials For The 2019 NBA Finals
May 28, 2019
The NBA announced the list of 12 referees who will officiate the NBA Finals 2019 presented by YouTube TV. The championship series between the Golden State Warriors and Toronto Raptors tips off on Thursday, May 30 at 9 p.m. ET on ABC.  ... read more »
2019 NBA Playoffs Schedule Update-Finals
May 24, 2019
Here are the schedule and national television arrangements for the 2019 NBA Finals: ... read more »
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