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Arrest In Shooting Death Of Los Angeles Lakers Player’s Father

Wayne Ellington was the father of Los Angeles Lakers guard Wayne Ellington.

12/04/2014

Wayne Ellington #2 of the Los Angeles Lakers. (Photo by Andrew D. Bernstein/NBAE via Getty Images)

Father Of Los Angeles Lakers Player Fatally Shot In Philadelphia

“My family and I are devastated by the news of my father’s murder on Sunday night in Philadelphia,” said Ellington in a statement. “We appreciate everyone’s support and ask that you respect the privacy of our family during this very difficult time.”

11/11/2014

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The Sixers Are In Prime Position To Capitalize From Top NBA Free Agent Decisions

The Sixers may not be suitors for the league’s top free agents, but they find themselves in an interesting position to be able to gain from the decisions of LeBron James, Carmelo Anthony and other top names on the market.

07/07/2014

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Keidel: King James And His Court

LeBron James singularly orchestrated the Big Three union. And now that he has opted out of his Miami Heat contract, he’s once again the Alpha Male of pro sports. Teams are scrambling to find the proper finances and expiring contracts, flipping over cushions for salary cap coin.

06/27/2014

SALT LAKE CITY, UT - OCTOBER 11: The Utah Jazz logo photographed behind the scene at the KJZZ video shoot at Energy Solutions Arena on October 11, 2012 in Salt Lake City, Utah.

7 Team Names That Make No Sense

We all have favorite teams. But some team names just don’t make any sense, like these…

05/28/2014

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Musicians + Sports: Linkin Park On The Lakers, Suns And NBA Playoffs

Mike Shinoda and Chester Bennington dish on their favorite professional basketball teams and make an interesting prediction regarding this year’s NBA Finals.

04/18/2014

SEATTLE - MAY 7: Brian Williams #8 of the Denver Nuggets dunks against the Seattle SuperSonics during Game Five of the 1994 Western Conference Quarterfinals at Key Arena on May 7, 1994 in Seattle, Washington.

Top 5 NBA Playoff Moments

With the NBA Playoffs starting, we look back on the top moments in NBA Playoff history.

04/16/2014

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Sixers Drop 5th Straight In 112-98 Loss To Lakers

Tony Wroten scored 16 and Evan Turner and Spencer Hawes each had 15 for Philadelphia, which lost its fifth straight game, seventh in a row at home and 15th of 18 overall.

02/07/2014

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Sixers Snap 13-Game Road Skid, Beat Lakers 111-104

The Sixers snapped their 13-game road losing streak with a 111-104 victory over the Los Angeles Lakers Sunday night.

12/30/2013

LeBron James and the Miami Heat will face off against the Kobe-less L.A. Lakers On Christmas Day. (File photo by Harry How/Getty Images)

Bad Luck, Bad Play Leave NBA Weak Christmas Slate

If the NBA had a Christmas wish, it might be for a different holiday schedule.

12/24/2013

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Peace Out: Lakers Waive Metta World Peace

The Los Angeles Lakers waived Metta World Peace on Thursday under the NBA’s amnesty provision.

07/11/2013

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Dwight Howard Tweets That He’ll Sign With Rockets

Dwight Howard is joining the Rockets, leaving Los Angeles after one season to chase championships in Houston.

07/05/2013

Kobe Bryant's Birthday is August 23rd

Kobe: Mom Wasn’t Given Permission To Sell Mementos From High School, NBA

Kobe Bryant says in a court filing that he never gave his mother permission to sell mementos from his high school days and early professional basketball career.

05/09/2013

Kobe Bryant's Birthday is August 23rd

Kobe Bryant Battles Mom, Camden County Business Over Auction

Kobe Bryant is in a court battle to try to keep his mother from auctioning off mementoes from his high school days in Pennsylvania and his early NBA career.

05/03/2013

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Kobe Out For Season With Torn Achilles Tendon

Kobe Bryant is having surgery Saturday on his torn Achilles tendon, ending the season for the Los Angeles Lakers star.

04/13/2013

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