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AP Photo/LM Otero
December 31, 2018 - 10:40 am
DALLAS (AP) — Dennis Smith Jr. was coming off a last-second gaffe in a Dallas loss when the second-year guard came through with two critical plays in a win over Oklahoma City: one at each end of the court. The 21-year-old hit the go-ahead layup before defending on a miss by Paul George , and the...
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AP Photo/David J. Phillip
December 29, 2018 - 1:55 pm
No more timeouts, see off the year, Offer a toast and close the show With champagne flutes or cans of beer — 2018 ... time to let go. ___ FIRST QUARTER Who wrote this law? By whose decree College football means SEC? Bama turns from Hurts to Tua, Saban's tribe sings hallelujah. In court, young...
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AP Photo/Gerald Herbert
December 29, 2018 - 10:33 am
NEW ORLEANS (AP) — Dallas Mavericks coach Rick Carlisle called it "breathtaking." Anthony Davis called it just another day at the office, admittedly with a few extra deep breaths. Davis hit a go-ahead, fall-away jumper with 43.9 seconds left and scored a season-high 48 points to outduel rookie Luka...
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Dallas Mavericks guard Dennis Smith Jr.
John E. Sokolowski-USA TODAY Sports
December 28, 2018 - 11:23 am
The Mavs will get a big boost to their backcourt as sophomore guard Dennis Smith Jr. is set to return to action against the Pelicans tonight in New Orleans, per head coach Rick Carlisle.
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AP Photo/Tony Avelar
December 26, 2018 - 9:35 am
OAKLAND, Calif. (AP) — LeBron James left Los Angeles' 127-101 win against Golden State midway through the third quarter with a strained left groin, and the Lakers expected to know more about his status following an MRI exam Wednesday. The Lakers star grabbed at his left groin after slipping under...
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Luka Doncic & Dennis Smith Jr.
Tim Heitman-USA TODAY Sports
December 25, 2018 - 12:51 pm
DALLAS (105.3 The Fan) - Front-office executives around the league are expecting the Mavericks to eventually move sophmore guard Dennis Smith Jr. due to the play of rookie Luka Doncic, according to Marc Stein of the New York Times. "The instant emergence of the Dallas rookie Luka Doncic, combined...
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Lebron
AP Photo/Marcio Jose Sanchez, File)
December 24, 2018 - 5:14 pm
LeBron James is sorry for posting a lyric that referenced "Jewish money." The Los Angeles Lakers star says he simply got caught up in the music, thought the lyric was a "compliment" and offers "apologies, for sure."
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Dallas Mavericks at Portland Trail Blazers
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December 24, 2018 - 10:49 am
Harrison Barnes led the slumping Mavericks with 27 points. Doncic had 23 points and 11 rebounds, including a corner 3 at the buzzer that tied it at 107.
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AP Photo/Lynne Sladky
December 22, 2018 - 1:05 pm
MIAMI (AP) — Different leg. Same problem. Houston's Chris Paul has a grade 2 strain of his left hamstring, and general manager Daryl Morey said Friday the All-Star point guard will be out at least two weeks. "We've got to figure it out," said Rockets guard James Harden, the league's reigning MVP. "...
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