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3:33 PM ET Nick DePaulaESPN Golden State Warriors star Stephen Curry has partnered with former President Barack Obama’s My Brother’s Keeper Alliance for two years, and is now utilizing his own platform on the court to draw attention to the latest efforts of the organization. While in the nation’s capital to face off against the
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SAN FRANCISCO — An iconic Nike logo of a leaping Michael Jordan that the company has used to market billions of dollars of merchandise didn’t violate the copyright of an earlier photograph of the basketball star, a federal appeals court ruled Tuesday. The logo was based on a photograph taken by someone Nike hired. That
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10:37 PM ET Jovan BuhaESPN Editor Close • Associate editor for ESPN.com• Began covering the NBA in 2011-12• Los Angeles native, USC graduate LOS ANGELES — Superstar guard and MVP front-runner James Harden says he believes the 2017-18 season is “the year” for the Houston Rockets. “This is the year. For sure,” Harden told ESPN
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Golden State Warriors center Zaza Pachulia will not receive any discipline from the NBA for falling on Russell Westbrook‘s legs during Saturday’s game, the league confirmed to ESPN. The NBA reviewed the play and the league office told ESPN’s Chris Haynes they had a difficult time finding evidence showing that Pachulia intended to fall on
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CLEVELAND — Veins in his forearms and neck bulging, Patty Mills flexed like a bodybuilder to emphasize his point. Even though the San Antonio Spurs had just closed out the most brutal rodeo road trip in team history with a 110-94 win over the Cleveland Cavaliers on Sunday, the club actually benefited as much this
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SACRAMENTO, Calif. — Feeling healthy and free of the legal burden that resulted in a 25-day sentence for a probation violation earlier this season, Kentavious Caldwell-Pope tied his career high with eight 3-pointers made and nearly became only the second Los Angeles Lakers player to make nine 3s in a game. Caldwell-Pope scored a season-high
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BOSTON — LA Clippers owner Steve Ballmer on Saturday said that trading Blake Griffin was “a very difficult decision,” but that considerations about the future, as well as injury and chemistry concerns, necessitated the blockbuster deal with the Detroit Pistons. “[Griffin] is obviously a superstar player,” said Ballmer. “But if you look at what happened
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