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Russell Westbrook Wins MVP After Historic Season

Russell Westbrook Wins MVP After Historic Season

Russell Westbrook moved past Oscar Robertson and kept right on going to the top of the NBA. Westbrook was voted MVP on Monday night after setting a record with 42 triple-doubles during his historic season...

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RUSSELL WESTBROOK TIES OSCAR ROBERTSON’S TRIPLE-DOUBLE RECORD VS. BUCKS

RUSSELL WESTBROOK TIES OSCAR ROBERTSON'S TRIPLE-DOUBLE RECORD VS. BUCKS

Move over, Oscar Robertson—you have company atop the triple-double throne. Oklahoma City Thunder guard Russell Westbrook notched his 41st triple-double of the season Tuesday with 12 points, 13 assists and 13 rebounds in his team's 110-79 victory over the Milwaukee Bucks.

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WATCH: LeBron James Enters TD Garden, Casually Reads ‘The Godfather’ Before Celtics-Cavs

WATCH: LeBron James Enters TD Garden, Casually Reads ‘The Godfather’ Before Celtics-Cavs

BOSTON — LeBron James is a basketball player by trade. But he’d also like you to know he’s a scholarly fellow who enjoys a good book now and then. The Cleveland Cavaliers forward made that quite clear Wednesday night before his team’s matchup with the Celtics in Boston.

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Lakers Fire GM Mitch Kupchak, Name Magic Johnson President of Basketball Operations

Lakers Fire GM Mitch Kupchak, Name Magic Johnson President of Basketball Operations

LOS ANGELES -- Los Angeles Lakers Governor Jeanie Buss announced today that the team has named Earvin "Magic" Johnson as President of Basketball Operations. In addition, General Manager Mitch Kupchak has been relieved of his duties, effective immediately. Furthermore, Jim Buss will no longer hold his role as Lakers Executive Vice President of Basketball Operations.

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Sacramento Kings Agree to trade DeMarcus Cousins to Pelicans

Sacramento Kings Agree to trade DeMarcus Cousins to Pelicans

NEW ORLEANS — In a blockbuster deal that came with dramatic timing, the New Orleans Pelicans landed DeMarcus Cousins and Omri Casspi from the Sacramento Kings Sunday for Buddy Hield, Tyreke Evans, Langston Galloway and a first and second round pick in 2017, according to a person familiar with the trade.

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VIDEO Cavs Stun Warriors in EPIC Christmas Day Rematch

VIDEO Cavs Stun Warriors in EPIC Christmas Day Rematch

Kevin Durant finished with a game-high 36, but it wasn't enough as the Warriors blew a late lead and lost to the Cavs in Cleveland Sunday. Kyrie Irving's shot with 3.6 second left gave the Cavs a 109-108 win...

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NBA Broadcast Legend Craig Sager Dies at 65

NBA Broadcast Legend Craig Sager Dies at 65

Craig Sager’s brave fight with leukemia ended Thursday, when he passed away at the age of 65. Sager has long been a staple of the NBA sidelines, wearing his trademark loud suits, and has worked in broadcasting since 1972. Sager inspired many with his fight with the disease, which was diagnosed in 2014.

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