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LeBron James calls Zion Williamson 'special' after pair's first clash

There have been very few basketball prospects who have entered the NBA accompanied by as much excitement as when LeBron James was drafted in 2003.
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Early fantasy returns from Andre Drummond, D'Angelo Russell, and more top names who moved at the NBA Trade Deadline

Special to Yahoo Sports Nearly three weeks have passed since the NBA trade deadline, which saw players like Andre Drummond, D'Angelo Russell and Andrew Wiggins land in new cities. While the All-Star break fell in the middle of that stretch, we now have at least a few games on which we can evaluate how the moves have impacted fantasy basketball. So with that in mind, let's take a tour around the league and play a quick game of Stock Up or Stock Down: Post-Deadline Edition.
Tags: News, Nba, Golden State Warriors, Andre Drummond, Andrew Wiggins, Angelo Russell, NBA Trade Deadline


Marquese Chriss explains why he only wanted to play for Warriors

Marquese Chriss entered Warriors training camp on a non-guaranteed contract. Despite averaging 7.4 points, 5.4 rebounds and 1.9 assists through the Dubs' first 38 games, he was waived Jan. 6 before his contract became fully guaranteed for the rest of the season. Chriss returned about a week later on a two-way contract, which then was converted to a standard NBA deal Feb. 7.
Tags: News, Basketball, Nba, Marquese Chriss, Chriss


Marquese Chriss explains why he only wanted to play for the Warriors

Marquese Chriss entered Warriors training camp on a non-guaranteed contract. Despite averaging 7.4 points, 5.4 rebounds and 1.9 assists through the Dubs' first 38 games, he was waived Jan. 6 before his contract became fully guaranteed for the rest of the season. Chriss returned about a week later on a two-way contract, which then was converted to a standard NBA deal Feb. 7.
Tags: News, Basketball, Nba, Marquese Chriss, Chriss


Tom Brady shares emotional tribute to Kobe Bryant: 'He was the real life superhero'

Future Hall of Fame quarterback Tom Brady shared an emotional tribute reflecting on NBA star Kobe Bryant's legacy.         [Author: USA TODAY]
Tags: Usa, News, Nba, Tom Brady, Kobe Bryant, Usa Today


Ranking the NBA's buyout signings from least to most impactful on the championship race

The deadline to sign NBA players who have been bought out of the remainder of their contracts is fast approaching, as teams have until March 1 to come to terms in time to make the playoff roster. A handful of castoff guards that includes Trey Burke, Tyler Johnson and Isaiah Thomas is all that remains. Contenders are not likely to trust any of them in big playoff spots, which is really the only reason to sign them.
Tags: News, Isaiah Thomas, Nba, Los Angeles Clippers, Trey Burke Tyler Johnson


Michael Jordan Jokes That Kobe Bryant Turned Him Into A Crying Meme Yet Again

The NBA great managed to add a necessary bit of levity during his emotional speech.
Tags: News, Michael Jordan, Nba, Kobe Bryant


NBA veteran Jonathon Simmons joining Santa Cruz Warriors in G League

The Santa Cruz Warriors soon will add a former NBA player to their roster. Jonathon Simmons is going to be joining Golden State's G League affiliate, the team confirmed Tuesday. To clarify -- players sign with the G League itself and not with individual teams.
Tags: News, Nba, Santa Cruz Warriors, Golden State, Jonathon Simmons, G League, Santa Cruz Warriors in G League


NBA rumors: Jonathan Simmons joining Santa Cruz Warriors in G League

It looks like the Santa Cruz Warriors soon will add a former NBA player to their roster. Jonathon Simmons is going to be joining Golden State's G League affiliate, according to Jabari Young of CNBC. In efforts to display he can immediately contribute to a #NBA roster, I'm told ex #Spurs guard Jonathan Simmons will sign with #Warriors G League squad in Santa Cruz.
Tags: News, Spurs, Nba, Santa Cruz Warriors, Golden State, Jonathon Simmons, Jonathan Simmons, G League, Warriors G League, Santa Cruz Warriors in G League, Jabari Young of CNBC


Russell Westbrook, Jayson Tatum and LeBron James star in the NBA best plays of the week

Houston Rockets guard Russell Westbrook, Boston Celtic forward Jayson Tatum join LA Lakers star LeBron James in the best NBA plays of the week.
Tags: News, Nba, Lebron James, Houston Rockets, Russell Westbrook, LA Lakers, Boston Celtic, Jayson Tatum, Russell Westbrook Jayson Tatum


Emotional Tributes Were Paid To NBA Legend Kobe Bryant During Memorial

Friends, family and fans mourned the death of retired basketball superstar Kobe Bryant and his daughter Gianna during Wednesday's public memorial in Los Angeles.
Tags: News, Nba, Kobe Bryant, Gianna


Jordan, O'Neal pay tribute to Bryant

SHOWS: LOS ANGELES, CALIFORNIA, UNITED STATES (FEBRUARY 24, 2020) (LA LAKERS-SPECTRUM SPORTS - SEE RESTRICTIONS ABOVE) 1. (SOUNDBITE) (English) FORMER NBA PLAYER, MICHAEL JORDAN SAYING (OVERLAID WITH PICTURES FROM THE MEMORIAL SERVICE): "We talked about everything and he was just trying to be a better person. Now he's got me. I'll have to look at another crying meme for the next ... I told my wife I wasn't going to do this because I didn't want to see that for the next thre...
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Bradley Beal becomes first NBA player to score 50 points on back-to-back nights since Kobe Bryant

On the day Kobe Bryant was publicly memorialized, the Washington Wizards' Bradley Beal did something no NBA player has done since the "Black Mamba."         [Author: USA TODAY]
Tags: Usa, News, Nba, Kobe Bryant, Usa Today, Black Mamba, Bradley Beal, Washington Wizards Bradley Beal


Yahoo DFS Basketball: Tuesday Picks

There may only be seven games in the NBA on Tuesday, but there are a couple of exciting matchups with the Raptors hosting the Bucks and the Pelicans taking on the Lakers. Chris Paul, OKC at CHI ($31): Paul's talent has never been in question, but his ability to stay healthy has. Paul has been especially productive lately, scoring at least 38.5 Yahoo points in five of his last six games.
Tags: News, Yahoo, Nba, Fantasy Sports, Raptors, PAUL, Lakers Chris Paul OKC


Bucks-Raptors, Zion vs LeBron headline rest of NBA's week

The Toronto Raptors have done it once already, chasing down a Milwaukee Bucks team that seemed to be sprinting to the NBA Finals. Catching them in the standings this season seems unlikely, with the Bucks (49-8) on their way perhaps to one of the best records in league history. But Toronto might get another shot in the postseason, and before then the Raptors will get three more chances to see how they measure up against Giannis Antetokounmpo and the Bucks.
Tags: News, Toronto, Nba, Toronto Raptors, Milwaukee Bucks, Raptors, Giannis Antetokounmpo


NBA's Last Two Minute Report says refs were correct on all calls late in Celtics-Lakers

The end of the Boston Celtics vs. Los Angeles Lakers game was marred by some questionable calls. But in the eyes of the NBA, there were no issues with any of the decisions made by the officials in the final two minutes. According to our own Chris Forsberg, the NBA's Last Two Minute Report marked all the refs calls at the end of the Celtics game as correct.
Tags: News, Nba, Boston Celtics, Celtics, Chris Forsberg, Celtics Lakers, Boston Celtics vs Los Angeles Lakers


Giannis Antetokounmpo, Bucks destroy Wizards' mascot G-Wiz in WWE title match

Before the Wizards faced off with the best team in the NBA Monday night, the Bucks tried to send a message ahead of pregame intros. Giannis Antetokounmpo, joined by Robin Lopez, Wesley Matthews and a number of his Bucks teammates, challenged Wizards mascot G-Wiz to a title fight in the tunnel, and it did not go well for the latter. G-Wiz was outnumbered 4-to-1.
Tags: News, Nba, Milwaukee Bucks, Wizards, Giannis Antetokounmpo, G Wiz, Robin Lopez Wesley Matthews


Kobe Bryant Memorial Held In Los Angeles

On Monday, mourners gathered at the Staples Center in Los Angeles to remember and celebrate the life of former NBA player Kobe Bryant.
Tags: News, Los Angeles, Nba, Staples Center, Kobe Bryant Memorial


Kobe Bryant Funeral Held In Los Angeles

On Monday, mourners gathered at the Staples Center in Los Angeles to remember and celebrate the life of former NBA player Kobe Bryant.
Tags: News, Los Angeles, Nba, Kobe Bryant, Staples Center


Mourners across Southern California pay tribute to Kobe Bryant, who 'unified the city and state'

While sports and showbiz stars celebrated Kobe Bryant's life at Staples Center, other folks in Southern California also paid tribute to the NBA icon.         [Author: USA TODAY]
Tags: Usa, News, Nba, Kobe Bryant, Usa Today, Staples Center, Southern California


Shaquille O’Neal Proclaims Kobe Bryant ‘Heaven’s MVP’ In Memorial Speech

Shaq's words on the NBA legend and former Los Angeles Lakers teammate provided notes of humor amid a melancholy service.
Tags: News, Nba, Los Angeles Lakers, Shaq, Shaquille O'Neal Proclaims Kobe Bryant


Vanessa Bryant files a wrongful death suit

The widow of Kobe Bryant is suing Island Express Helicopters for the January crash that killed the NBA legend and their daughter, alleging in part that the pilot failed to safely operate the aircraft.
Tags: News, Nba, Stories, Kobe Bryant, Vanessa Bryant, Island Express Helicopters


Kobe Bryant's widow files a wrongful death suit

The widow of Kobe Bryant is suing Island Express Helicopters for the January crash that killed the NBA legend and their daughter, alleging in part that the pilot failed to safely operate the aircraft.
Tags: News, Nba, Stories, Kobe Bryant, Island Express Helicopters


Memorial service held for Kobe and Gianna Bryant

Thousands attended a service for the NBA star and his daughter who died in a helicopter crash in January.
Tags: News, Nba, Kobe, Gianna Bryant


Tearful tributes at Kobe and Gianna Bryant service

Thousands attended a service for the NBA star and his daughter who died in a helicopter crash in January.
Tags: News, Nba, Kobe, Gianna Bryant


Kobe Bryant's widow files a wrongful death suit against helicopter company over crash

The widow of Kobe Bryant is suing Island Express Helicopters for the January crash that killed the NBA legend and their daughter, alleging in part that the pilot failed to safely operate the aircraft.
Tags: Cnn, Nba, Kobe Bryant, Island Express Helicopters


Michael Jordan Gives Emotional Eulogy at Kobe Bryant’s Memorial

During Monday’s memorial service honoring Kobe Bryant, Gianna Bryant and the seven others who lost their lives in a helicopter accident on Jan. 26, NBA legend Michael Jordan gave a heartfelt speech about the basketball star, reminiscing about their relationship and what Bryant meant to the world. “Kobe was my dear friend, he was like a little brother,” Jordan said at the memorial service at Staples Center in Los Angeles to the thousands in attendance. “When Kobe died, a little piece of me d...
Tags: News, California, Uncategorized, Los Angeles, Michael Jordan, Basketball, Nba, Jordan, Kobe Bryant, Staples Center, Bryant, Kobe, Gianna, Shaquille, Jordan Jordan, Rob Pelinka


Vanessa Bryant Remembers Husband Kobe and Daughter Gianna in Touching Memorial Tribute

Vanessa Bryant held back tears as she paid emotional tribute to her late husband and NBA legend Kobe Bryant and daughter Gianna at a memorial service held at the Staples Center on Monday. Vanessa began her touching speech by remembering her 13-year-old daughter, who she says was “a sweet soul,” and reflected on their friendship. […]
Tags: News, Nba, Kobe Bryant, Staples Center, Vanessa, Kobe, Gianna, Vanessa Bryant, Gianna Bryant


Vanessa Bryant Tearfully Honors Kobe Bryant, Gianna Bryant At Memorial Ceremony

Hosted by the Lakers at Staples Center, an emotional service celebrated the lives of the NBA legend and his daughter.
Tags: News, Nba, Staples Center, The Lakers


Mourners through Southern California pay tribute to Kobe Bryant, who 'unified the city and state'

While sports and showbiz stars celebrated Kobe Bryant's life at Staples Center, other folks in Southern California also paid tribute to the NBA icon.         [Author: USA TODAY]
Tags: Usa, News, Nba, Kobe Bryant, Usa Today, Staples Center, Southern California



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