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Westbrook’s late basket lifts Thunder past Nets

OKLAHOMA CITY (AP) — Russell Westbrook had one goal on the Thunder’s final possession: make it to the rim. The Brooklyn Nets left him just enough space, and the reigning MVP put Oklahoma City over the top once again. Westbrook made a go-ahead layup with 3.3 seconds left to help the Thunder rally from a 15-point second-half deficit and beat ...

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LeBron James impressed with DeMarcus Cousins’ historic triple-double

Even LeBron James was impressed with DeMacrus Cousins’ historic triple-double last night. The Cleveland Cavaliers superstar took a few seconds to tweet out to Boogie after his 44 point, 22 rebound, 10 assist performance Monday night in the New Orleans Pelicans 132-128 win over the Chicago Bulls. Yo @boogiecousins chill out man!! Sheesh!!! Super sick stat line — LeBron James (@KingJames) ...

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WATCH: Would Doc Rivers add Jason Kidd to coaching staff?

Would Doc Rivers add Jason Kidd to his coaching staff? Heck yes, says the Clippers bench boss. Kidd, the longtime point guard, was fired by the Bucks following his second head coaching tenure (the first was in Brooklyn). Not sure how Rivers, who TMZ Sports caught up with on Monday, would pull that off considering he’s got a full staff. ...

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Bucks beat Suns 109-105 hours after firing Jason Kidd (Jan 22, 2018)

MILWAUKEE (AP) Khris Middleton spent three-plus years under Jason Kidd’s tutelage, blossoming into a dangerous scorer with the Milwaukee Bucks. He showed off what he learned in the Bucks’ first game without Kidd. Middleton scored 35 points, Malcolm Brogdon added a career-high 32 and Milwaukee beat the Phoenix Suns 109-105 on Monday night hours after firing Kidd. Article continues below ...

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Short-handed Bucks top Suns 109-105 hours after firing Kidd

MILWAUKEE — Khris Middleton scored 35 points and hit two long jumpers in the final minute, Malcolm Brogdon added 32 points and the Milwaukee Bucks beat the Phoenix Suns 109-105 on Monday night hours after firing coach Jason Kidd. Brogdon added a steal with 40 seconds left after the Bucks double-teamed guard Devin Booker in the backcourt. Brogdon lobbed a ...

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