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Kobe and Magic lead the cheers upon LeBron's new place on the scoring leaderboard

The result of the Lakers' game in Philadelphia was secondary to many as legends waited on the moment LeBron James would pass Kobe Bryant on the all-time leading scoring list.

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Disappointed but not deterred, Gauff proud of Australian Open showing

Despite losing to fellow American Sofia Kenin in the round of 16, the 15-year-old says she had fun in Melbourne and plans to build on her success.

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How Kenin halted Gauff's run in Australian Open round of 16

American Sofia Kenin took advantage of Coco Gauff's unforced errors as the 15-year-old hit a wall after an emotional week in Melbourne.

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Ildefonso grateful for chance to play for Mighty Sports

Dave Ildefonso said yes right away when he was invited to join Mighty Sports in the Dubai International Basketball Championship.

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Beau Belga sets an example for young teammates in Dubai

Beau Belga wants to impart his knowledge to his younger Mighty Sports teammates while they're playing in Dubai.


Lowe’s 10 things: Boston’s big-man situation, Knicks fatigue and the Spurs' new threat

This week we highlight the bigs in Boston, a vulnerability in LA and a new dimension in San Antonio.

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NBA Paris lifts Tony Parker's French basketball legacy to new heights

Greece's Giannis Antetokounmpo is the star attraction at Bucks-Hornets in Paris, but France has its own basketball idols to look up to.

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Adam Silver dishes on NBA Cup, games in Paris

NBA commissioner Adam Silver laid out his plans for an annual NBA Cup tournament and a move to bring regular-season games to Paris.


LeBron on ASG: I don't have to pick AD... I don't even like him!


LeBron's decision, dream pairings and big All-Star starter questions

Which superstar will go No. 1? Who was the most controversial selection? Our NBA experts answer the biggest questions surrounding the 2020 All-Star starters.

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UFC Fight Night viewers guide: Rise of Blaydes, dos Santos blocked by heavy obstacles

Curtis Blaydes and Junior dos Santos are both top-five heavyweights, and they meet on Saturday night. But where do they go from there? Illustration

UFC Fight Night results: Chiesa handles dos Anjos, calls out Covington

Michael Chiesa made a statement with a unanimous decision win and provided an exclamation point with a callout.

UFC Raleigh: How Blaydes vs. dos Santos will impact the heavyweight division

The winner of Saturday's main event will improve his chances for a title bout, especially if Francis Ngannou loses in March.

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