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Jesse Jackson: LeBron's 'slam dunk for justice is needed'

The Associated Press  |  Posted   Feb 19th - 2:29pm

The Rev. Jesse Jackson says he's deeply insulted by a Fox News host's "attack" on Cleveland Cavaliers star LeBron James.

Team LeBron edges Team Stephen 148-145 in All-Star Game

Greg Beacham, Associated Press  |  Posted   Feb 18th - 9:39pm

LeBron James picked a winner in the NBA All-Star Game.

The Latest: James, Team LeBron tops Team Stephen 148-145

The Associated Press  |  Posted   Feb 18th - 9:27pm

The Latest from Sunday's NBA All-Star Game and events around the league's annual showcase (all times local):

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The Associated Press  |  Posted   Feb 18th - 8:13am

All-Star weekend, Los Angeles.

Mitchell soars to dunk title, Booker sets 3-point record

Bernie Wilson, Associated Press  |  Posted   Feb 17th - 10:17pm

The NBA dunk contest was a throwback in many ways, with a 21-year-old rookie and a 25-year-old, third-year pro fighting it out for the trophy.

The Latest: Jazz rookie Mitchell wins slam dunk contest

The Associated Press  |  Posted   Feb 17th - 8:51pm

The Latest on NBA All-Star Saturday (all times local):

LeBron says he 'will definitely not shut up and dribble'

Greg Beacham, Associated Press  |  Posted   Feb 17th - 8:11pm

LeBron James says he will not stick to sports.

NBA commissioner lauds refs, players for airing differences

Greg Beacham, Associated Press  |  Posted   Feb 17th - 7:29pm

NBA Commissioner Adam Silver believes the league's players and referees are on their way to forging an improved relationship.

All-Stars collide in LA with teams picked by LeBron, Steph

Greg Beacham, Associated Press  |  Posted   Feb 17th - 6:03pm

The NBA All-Star Game added spice to its 67th edition by allowing the captains to pick their teams. Team LeBron vs. Team Steph has replaced the traditional East-West format, shuffling allegiances and turning antagonists into uneasy teammates.

St. Francis (BKN) powers past Fairleigh Dickinson, 87-74

The Associated Press  |  Posted   Feb 17th - 4:32pm

Rasheem Dunn and Glenn Sanabria combined to score 41 points and St. Francis-Brooklyn rode a strong second half to an 87-74 win over Fairleigh Dickinson in a key Northeast Conference battle Saturday afternoon.

Lakers' Channing Frye has appendectomy in Cleveland

The Associated Press  |  Posted   Feb 17th - 3:31pm

Lakers forward Channing Frye has undergone an appendectomy.

Nash, Kidd, Hill among finalists for basketball Hall of Fame

Dan Greenspan, Associated Press  |  Posted   Feb 17th - 2:15pm

Point guards could run the show in the next Naismith Memorial Basketball Hall of Fame class, with Jason Kidd and two-time NBA MVP Steve Nash among the 13 finalists announced Saturday morning.

Migos star shines in celebrity game, Watson does double duty

Dan Greenspan, Associated Press  |  Posted   Feb 17th - 7:43am

Quavo is known for dropping beats and delivering rhymes as one-third of Atlanta's hip-hop trio Migos.

Kendrick Lamar performs solo set ahead of NBA All-Star game

Sandy Cohen, Associated Press  |  Posted   Feb 17th - 4:13am

Kendrick Lamar added to the excitement around Sunday's NBA All-Star game with a searing performance Friday night.

2 Kings lead World past US 155-124 in Rising Stars game

Greg Beacham, Associated Press  |  Posted   Feb 16th - 9:45pm

Buddy Hield and Bogdan Bogdanovic got the All-Star weekend off to a running start in the World's latest victory over the NBA's young Americans.

Cavs owner's son undergoes successful brain surgery

Tom Withers, Associated Press  |  Posted   Feb 16th - 10:07am

Cavaliers owner Dan Gilbert says his son Nick survived eight hours of brain surgery.

Gibson, Butler lead Timberwolves rally past Lakers, 119-111

Dave Campbell, Associated Press  |  Posted   Feb 15th - 10:49pm

The Minnesota Timberwolves were flat, facing a double-digit deficit for long stretches of the game.

Nuggets make 24 3-pointers, beat Bucks 134-123

Andrew Gruman, Associated Press  |  Posted   Feb 15th - 9:55pm

There's something about playing in Milwaukee that brings out the best in Nikola Jokic.

Dunn rallies St Francis to 84-79 win over LIU Brooklyn

The Associated Press  |  Posted   Feb 15th - 7:48pm

Rasheem Dunn scored 24 and hit a go-ahead layup late and St. Francis (Brooklyn) sank 5 of 6 free throws in the final 33 seconds to hold off LIU Brooklyn 84-79 on Thursday night.