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Warriors vs. Mavericks score, takeaways: Golden State overcomes 19-point deficit to comfortably beat Dallas

If you watched the first 24 minutes of Game 2 between the Golden State Warriors and Dallas Mavericks on Friday night but turned the game off at halftime, you’d probably be pretty surprised to learn that the Warriors ended up winning, 126-117. The Mavericks led the game 72-58 at halftime, and they appeared to be …

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Curry, Warriors rally past Mavs for 2-0 lead in West finals

SAN FRANCISCO (AP) Stephen Curry scored 32 points with six 3-pointers and eight rebounds, Kevon Looney had a career-high 21 points and 12 rebounds, and the Golden State Warriors used one of their signature third-quarter flurries to rally past the Dallas Mavericks 126-117 on Friday night for a 2-0 lead in the Western Conference finals. …

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Charles Barkley Throws Shade at Draymond Green for Shooting in Warmups

Prior to tip-off of Game 2 between the Warriors and Mavericks on Friday night, the TNT studio crew checked in with Golden State forward Draymond Green as he was going through warmups. Green, who has become a regular on the network for interviews, and has even worked for the network as a sideline reporter at …

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Three coaching candidates to interview again

Bucks assistant Darvin Ham has moved on to another round of interviews for the Lakers coaching job. (Matt Kelley / Associated Press) The Lakers are continuing interviews with three coach candidates from their original pool, one step closer to finding a replacement for Frank Vogel. Milwaukee assistant Darvin Ham, former Brooklyn coach and current Golden …

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NBA All-Defensive Teams: Sixers’ Matisse Thybulle chosen for second straight season

At 25 years old, Matisse Thybulle already has two All-Defensive selections. Thybulle on Friday night was named to the NBA’s All-Defensive Second Team for a second consecutive year. MVP runner-up Joel Embiid missed out on a fourth All-Defense honor, receiving three votes for the First Team and 27 for the Second Team. Kia NBA Defensive …

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NBA announces 1st and 2nd Team All-Defense, led by Giannis Antetokounmpo

Shams Charania: 2021-22 NBA All-Defensive teams: First team: Giannis Antetokounmpo, Mikal Bridges, Rudy Gobert, Jaren Jackson Jr., Marcus Smart Second team: Bam Adebayo, Draymond Green, Jrue Holiday, Matisse Thybulle, Robert Williams III Source: Twitter @ShamsCharania What’s the buzz on Twitter? Tim Reynolds @ByTimReynolds My All-Defense votes were… 1st Team Antetokounmpo, Giannis (MIL) Bridges, Mikal (PHX) …

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Lakers coaching search: Front office priorities and how Darvin Ham has made a strong impression

The Lakers appear poised to make a decision on their coaching position soon, with Milwaukee Bucks assistant Darvin Ham, Golden State Warriors assistant Kenny Atkinson and former Portland Trail Blazers coach Terry Stotts the finalists for the job that became vacant when Frank Vogel was fired at season’s end. But as the final round of …

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LaVine free agency rumors hot topic at Draft Combine; Lakers, Trail Blazers, Mavericks, Hawks in mix

The Chicago Bulls went all-in to create a team Zach LaVine would want to re-sign with in free agency, making moves to bring in Nikola Vucevic, DeMar DeRozan, Lonzo Ball and Alex Caruso, among others. The Bulls newish front office built a playoff team. All that may not be enough. LaVine free agency rumors were …

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Zach LaVine free agency rumors: All-Star not a lock to return to Bulls; Lakers, Trail Blazers among suitors

A season that started with so much promise for Zach LaVine and the Chicago Bulls ultimately ended in disappointing fashion with a feeble first-round exit to the Milwaukee Bucks. Now, both parties must decide how to approach the future and face a pivotal offseason. LaVine is an unrestricted free agent this summer, but despite the …

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