Basketball

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March 21, 2019 - 2:42 pm
ATLANTIC CITY, N.J. (AP) — College basketball fans lined up at casinos and racetracks or furiously tapped smartphone screens Thursday to get down bets on March Madness, many in states where it is legal for the first time. Joe Palumbo of West Babylon, New York, traveled Thursday to the Borgata...
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NBA Referee
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February 25, 2019 - 8:42 am
The NBA is not happy that tensions between teams and referees seem to be rising. Then again, 'tis the season. Playoff-race pressure is real, and the NBA thinks — or hopes — that some tantrums in recent weeks can be attributed to that and not an eroding of the always-tenuous relationship between...
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Charlotte Hornets at Dallas Mavericks
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February 07, 2019 - 7:23 am
Rookie sensation Luka Doncic scored 19 points in his third triple-double, Dorian Finney-Smith had 15 points and 10 rebounds and the Mavericks made another move by dealing Barnes while beating the Hornets 99-93 on Wednesday night.
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AP Photo/Tony Dejak
February 03, 2019 - 10:00 am
CLEVELAND (AP) — During his 21-year NBA career, Dirk Nowitzki has seen plenty of talented young offensive players. Never one like Luka Doncic. The Dallas rookie sensation matched his season high with 35 points and did a little bit of everything, and Harrison Barnes scored 13 in the fourth quarter...
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AP Photo/Wade Payne
January 27, 2019 - 10:51 am
KNOXVILLE, Tenn. (AP) — Lamonte' Turner made the most of a rare start for Tennessee. Turner scored 23 points and the top-ranked Volunteers held West Virginia scoreless for a 9 1/2-minute stretch Saturday on its way to an 83-66 victory. The 21-year-old Turner also had five assists in his first start...
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