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Basketball: Lakers retire Kobe's two jersey numbers at half-time ceremony

LOS ANGELES: Five-time NBA champion Kobe Bryant was hailed as the “greatest” Los Angeles Laker of all Monday (Dec 18) by fellow legend Magic Johnson in a ceremony to retire Bryant’s jersey numbers. The tribute came at half-time of the Lakers’ Staples Center matchup against the defending NBA champion Golden State Warriors, with Bryant’s Numbers 8 and 24 joini… Latest

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Basketball: Warriors out-last Lakers in overtime, Rockets and Spurs win

LOS ANGELES: Stephen Curry scored 13 of his 28 points in overtime as the NBA champion Golden State Warriors edged the Lakers 127-123 in Los Angeles on Wednesday (Nov 30). Curry struggled from three-point range for much of the night, going one-of-seven from beyond the arc before starting overtime with back-to-back three-pointers. That put the Warriors up 115-109, and two ...

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Quick 9: What Tiger told the basketball coach

3:36 PM ET 1. A surprisingly long and candid Tiger interview Tiger Woods dropped a good bit of news and a lot of insight in a podcast with a women’s college basketball coach. While that might seem a bit odd, Geno Auriemma is a Hall of Famer who has won 11 national championships at the University of Connecticut and, quite ...

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Quick 9: What Tiger told the basketball coach

3:36 PM ET 1. A surprisingly long and candid Tiger interview Tiger Woods dropped a good bit of news and a lot of insight in a podcast with a women’s college basketball coach. While that might seem a bit odd, Geno Auriemma is a Hall of Famer who has won 11 national championships at the University of Connecticut and, quite ...

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Basketball: Dragic leads Slovenia to maiden European title

ISTANBUL: Slovenia won their first European basketball title on Sunday (Sep 17) with a 93-85 victory against Serbia. Miami Heat point guard Goran Dragic, playing his last international match, led the way with 35 points as Slovenia, with just two million people, became the smallest country to lift the title since Latvia in 1935. Dragic’s points were the most in ...

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