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From retread to ‘godsend’, Bogut finds new life with Warriors

Once his body healed, he chose to return to the game to success with the Sydney Kings. He was league MVP and Defensive Player of the Year, averaging 11.4 points, 11.6 rebounds, 3.4 assists and 2.7 blocks in 30 games. Besides basketball, Bogut began raising a family and the balance was beneficial to him. “I feel good,” Bogut said. “Probably more

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Video: DeMar DeRozan Ejected in Game 4 for Throwing Ball at Referee Scott Foster

David Zalubowski/Associated Press The Denver Nuggets pulled away from the San Antonio Spurs for a 117-103 Game 4 win on Saturday evening in San Antonio, Texas. Though the series is now even at 2-2, Spurs guard DeMar DeRozan was not even-tempered when he decided to chuck the basketball at referee Scott Foster with five minutes remaining in regulation. DeRozan was

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Trail Blazers’ Maurice Harkless Fined $15K for Throwing Headband into Stands

Zach Beeker/Getty Images Portland Trail Blazers forward Maurice Harkless has been fined $15,000 for tossing his headband into the stands near the end of Friday night’s 120-108 Game 3 loss to the Oklahoma City Thunder at Chesapeake Energy Arena. Harkless was assessed a technical foul and thrown out of the game, having already received both a shooting foul and his

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Nikola Jokic, Nuggets Even Series vs. DeMar DeRozan, Spurs with Win in Game 4

Mark Sobhani/Getty Images The Denver Nuggets were able to even up their first-round series with a 117-103 Game 4 win over the San Antonio Spurs. The best-of-seven series is now 2-2, with the No. 2 seed in the Western Conference answering a loss with a win for the second straight time.  Nikola Jokic totaled 29 points, 12 rebounds and eight assists

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Blake Griffin Active vs. Bucks After Missing 1st 2 Games with Knee Injury

Brian Sevald/Getty Images Detroit Pistons power forward Blake Griffin is listed as active for Game 3 of the team’s first-round playoff series against the Milwaukee Bucks on Saturday, according to Keith Langlois of Pistons.com. Griffin missed the first two games of the series with left knee soreness, and the Pistons find themselves in a 2-0 hole. With the series going

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Sixers, Nets Building NBA’s Most Heated Rivalry with Vastly Different Processes

Elsa/Getty Images Joel Embiid bowled over defenders and blew up the Brooklyn Nets’ schemes during a decisive fourth-quarter run on Saturday, producing a 112-108 Philadelphia 76ers win that highlighted the contrast between two teams embroiled in the NBA‘s hottest playoff rivalry. Embiid overpowered Brooklyn down the stretch, scoring eight straight points and erasing a 10-point fourth-quarter deficit to give the

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