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Anthony Davis drops 55 points, grabs 17 rebounds in Lakers’ win

WASHINGTON, DC — As the ball fell through the hoop late in the fourth quarter on Sunday — Anthony Davis’ 20th made field goal, accounting for his 49th and 50th points of the night — the Capital One Arena crowd let the visiting Los Angeles Lakers big man hear their appreciation. “MVP! MVP! MVP!” Davis, …

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Stephen Curry is a superhuman shooter, but his latest full-court viral video is too ridiculous to believe

Getty Images Back in 2002, Powerade released a commercial in which Michael Vick could be “seen” throwing a football clear out of a stadium. You knew it was fake. It had to be. Editing wasn’t that great back then. And yet, for a very brief second, you actually had to entertain the possibility that the …

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Jose Alvarado erupts for 38 points to keep Pelicans rolling

8:36 PM ET Andrew LopezESPN NEW ORLEANS — As the clocked ticked down Sunday afternoon, the chants of “Jose, Jose, Jose” reigned down from all corners of the Smoothie King Center. The New Orleans Pelicans were faithful showing their love for their cult hero, Jose Alvarado. Just minutes before, as the former undrafted player walked …

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Recap: Nuggets lose to the Pelicans behind a career-high 38 points for Jose Alvarado

The Denver Nuggets (14-9) take home a loss from the Big Easy, 121-106. The New Orleans Pelicans (15-8) won this game behind Jose Alvarado and Zion Williamson, Alvarado finished tonight with a new career-high in points. Jose had 38 points and shot 8/11 on three-pointers while scoring 19 points in the first half. The Nuggets …

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Trae Young didn’t attend Hawks game vs. Nuggets Friday over disagreement with coach Nate McMillan, per report

Getty Images When Atlanta Hawks star Trae Young sat out Friday’s game against the Denver Nuggets, head coach Nate McMillan ascribed his absence to a “miscommunication.” Now, thanks to a report from Shams Charania and Sam Amick of The Athletic, we have a better idea of ​​what that miscommunication actually was. According to Charania and …

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Bradley Beal says he had no viable landing spots in free agency, but that ignores the reality of star movement

Bradley Beal was remarkably honest about his decision to re-sign with the Washington Wizards on the No Chill with Gilbert Arenas Podcast. “There were no teams in the market, free-agency-wise,” he said. “I’m just being frank. There was nowhere else for me to go where I can be like, ‘Oh, I can go win.’ It …

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Draymond Green picks LeBron James over Michael Jordan: ‘MJ didn’t beat the greatest team ever assembled’

Everyone has an opinion on the two-man race for the title of greatest NBA player of all time. Older players and fans tend to lean toward Michael Jordan. Younger ones might veer towards LeBron James. There is no consensus answer, and while James is still playing, his resume is still being written. But one of …

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