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NBA Names All-Star Award After Lakers Legend Kobe Bryant

LOS ANGELES, United States- NBA commissioner Adam Silver announced that the All-Star Game MVP award will now be called the Kobe Bryant Award as players lined up to pay tribute to the late NBA icon on Saturday."Kobe Bryant is synonymous...

Jayson Tatum Sinks 39 To Help Celtics Beat Clippers In Double Overtime

WASHINGTON, United States- Jayson Tatum scored 39 points, two off his career high, and Marcus Smart added 31 on Thursday to lift the Boston Celtics over the Los Angeles Clippers 141-133 in double overtime.   Tatum hit 14-of-23 from the floor, 5-of-10 from...

On-Fire LA Lakers Dim Nuggets In Overtime, Indiana Pacers Upset Bucks

LOS ANGELES, United States- Anthony Davis scored a team-high 33 points as the Los Angeles Lakers beat Denver 120-116 in overtime in the final game before the all-star break for two of the top teams in the West."Our defense got us back...

Teenage Sensation Williamson Stars In Pelicans Win, 76ers Clip Clippers

LOS ANGELES, United States- Rookie Zion Williamson, who missed the last game with a sore ankle, scored a career-high 31 points as the New Orleans Pelicans defeated the Portland Trail Blazers 138-117 on Tuesday.The 19-year-old Williamson also had nine rebounds and five assists,...

NBA Legend Kobe Bryant, Daughter Gianna Buried In Private Ceremony

LOS ANGELES, United States- Kobe Bryant and his daughter Gianna were buried last week near their family home in Newport Beach, California, in a private ceremony, according to death certificates.A death certificate for the basketball legend, who was killed in a helicopter crash...

Bogdanovic Three Wins It For Jazz Against Rockets, Celtics Streak Continues

LOS ANGELES, United States- Bojan Bogdanovic shook off a frustrating shooting night by nailing a clutch three pointer at the buzzer to lift the Utah Jazz to a 114-113 win over the Houston Rockets Sunday.Bogdanovic is averaging 21 points per game this...

Raptors Edge Nets To Extend Best Winning Streak, Bucks Demolish Magic

LOS ANGELES, United States- Fred VanVleet scored 10 of his 29 points in the fourth quarter as the Toronto Raptors extended their franchise-best winning streak to 14 games with a 119-118 victory over the Brooklyn Nets.Pascal Siakam scored 20 points, including the...

Raptors Extend Streak With Pacers Win, Celtics Overpower Hawks

LOS ANGELES, United States- The NBA champion Toronto Raptors' mid-season surge continued with a franchise-record 13th straight victory on Friday, a 115-106 win over the Indiana Pacers.Serge Ibaka scored 22 points and grabbed 10 rebounds for the Raptors, who haven't lost a game...

Captains LeBron James, Giannis Antetokounmpo Pick NBA All-Star Teams

LOS ANGELES, United States- LeBron James knows just how valuable Anthony Davis is, so he made his Los Angeles Lakers teammate his first selection in the NBA All-Star Game draft on Thursday.For the second straight year, James and reigning NBA Most Valuable Player...

Vanessa Bryant Announces February 24 Celebration of Kobe, Gianna’s Life

LOS ANGELES, United States- Vanessa Bryant announced plans for a public celebration of life for her late husband Kobe Bryant and daughter Gianna on February 24 in a touching Instagram post on Friday."#2, #24 #20 years as a Laker," the bereaved wife and...