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NBA Playoff Picture: Suns move to 5-0 in bubble, pull within half-game of Blazers for potential play-in spot 

Damian Lillard missed a pair of late free throws as the Blazers took a tough loss to the Clippers

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Lowry best player on floor vs. Lakers as Raptors restart title defence 

With a statement win over the Los Angeles Lakers, Kyle Lowry and the Toronto Raptors sent a message to the NBA: Overlook the champs at your own peril. The post 31 Thoughts podcast: Ben Cooper on gold in 2010, coaching and more appeared first on Sportsnet.ca.

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Anthony Davis lays an egg, Sixers crumble without Joel Embiid, T.J. Warren hangs 53 in Day 3 of NBA restart 

Also, Chris Paul put on another point guard clinic and Jimmy Butler kept up his season-long hunt for free throws

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Pacers’ Warren drops 53 to blow past career high 

T.J. Warren scored a career-high 53 points in the Pacers’ first game of the NBA restart to carry Indiana to a 127-121 win over the Philadelphia 76ers on Saturday night.

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What we saw and heard during opening night in the NBA bubble 

From player protests to renewed rivalries, our NBA experts react to the first night of restart action.

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NBA players protest racial injustice as league returns to action 

The Lakers’ LeBron James sees progress in the fight against systemic racism, but says key is to maintain the momentum.

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LeBron: Keep foot on gas in social injustice fight 

LeBron James urged the NBA community to continue to stand strong against racism, social injustice and police brutality after leading the Los Angeles Lakers to victory over city rivals the Clippers.

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LeBron on L.A. showdown: Right where we left off 

The Lakers and Clippers’ fight for the Western Conference resumed with the NBA’s restart Thursday night, and despite being in the league’s bubble, “basketball is basketball and competitive spirit is competitive spirit,” James said.

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Fortnite honors Renegade creator Jalaiah Harmon with her own in-game emote 

Photo by Kena Krutsinger/NBAE via Getty Images Fortnite’s newest in-game emote is a collaborative one. Epic Games this evening announced the launch of “The Renegade,” the viral TikTok dance created by Atlanta teenager Jalaiah Harmon. The Twitter account for Fortnite openly cites Harmon, writing, “Go, go, go, go, let’s go and bust out some [fire] moves by @ja […]

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Kareem Abdul-Jabbar Addresses Anti-Semitism in Sports and Hollywood 

“If we’re going to be outraged by injustice, let’s be outraged by injustice against anyone,” NBA legend says

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Inside the rift between Rudy Gobert and Donovan Mitchell, and what comes next 

Becoming the poster boys for the NBA’s coronavirus shutdown wasn’t the beginning of tensions between Utah’s All-Star duo.

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What A Second Bubble In Chicago Means For The Cleveland Cavaliers 

It appears the Cleveland Cavaliers will be participating in a second NBA bubble in Chicago this September. It has huge implications for the franchise’s future.

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Greenback rises above ¥107.50 as Tokyo stock rally continues 

The dollar firmed to levels around ¥107.60 in Tokyo trading Monday, aided by a robust advance on the Tokyo Stock Exchange.At 5 p.m., the dollar …

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Mental health will be prioritized as NBA teams get ready to enter bubble 

The NBA, its teams and the players’ union are making mental health resources available to players now and once they arrive at Disney’s Wide World of Sports.

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Coronavirus, Social Unrest Test MLS Vision As ‘League For A New America’ 

As the league prepares to return to play following a break imposed by the COVID-19 pandemic, the idea that MLS stands for the progressive values of its largely young, urban fanbase could face scrutiny.

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