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Paul traded to Rockets

Chris Paul was traded from the Los Angeles Clippers to the Houston Rockets on Wednesday in the first major NBA talent move of the off-season with free agency looming Saturday.
Soure:AFP: 2017/6/29 23:58:39

Jackson to leave Knicks

Phil Jackson, who won a record 11 NBA titles as a coach, announced Wednesday his resignation as New York Knicks president of basketball operations by mutual agreement with team owner Jim Dolan.
Soure:Agencies: 2017/6/29 0:08:39

Russell Westbrook chosen MVP after historic season

Oklahoma City Thunder point guard Russell Westbrook put the finishing touch on a magical season by being named the Most Valuable Player of the 2016-17 campaign on Monday at the NBA's inaugural awards show.
Soure:Reuters: 2017/6/27 23:53:40

Russell Westbrook wins 2016-17 MVP

Oklahoma City Thunder point guard Russell Westbrook was named the 2016-17 Most Valuable Player on Monday at the NBA's inaugural awards show.
Soure:Xinhua: 2017/6/27 17:21:33

76ers take Markelle Fultz with No. 1 pick in 2017 NBA draft

The Philadelphia 76ers used the first overall pick in 2017 NBA draft on Markelle Fultz on Thursday.
Soure:Xinhua: 2017/6/23 11:00:43

Celtics-76ers trade could mean big things for both franchises

Last week the Boston Celtics traded the first overall pick in Thursday's NBA draft to the Philadelphia 76ers. In return, the Celtics receive the third overall pick, plus an additional pick in 2018 or 2019. "Hot take" reaction seemed to favor the 76ers, as they now have the opportunity to select University of Washington guard Markelle Fultz, the consensus top pick and NBA impact player.
Soure:Global Times: 2017/6/21 23:08:39

Top picks swapped

The Boston Celtics and the Philadelphia 76ers have agreed in principle on a trade that would give the 76ers the top pick in the 2017 NBA entry draft, US media reported Saturday.
Soure:Agencies: 2017/6/18 23:08:40

LeBron heroics don't ease loss

Cleveland Cavaliers star LeBron James said his emotions were "all over the place" as he tried to deal with losing the NBA Finals despite another Herculean individual effort.
Soure:AFP: 2017/6/16 5:03:39

Cavaliers' loss means James still chasing Jordan's legacy

On Sunday Rafael Nadal won an astounding 10th French Open title, cementing his reputation as the greatest clay-court tennis player of all time. Fans of LeBron James, whose Cleveland Cavaliers lost the NBA Finals to the Golden State Warriors on Monday, can only wish that his legacy were that easy to define.
Soure:Global Times: 2017/6/15 0:38:39

Warriors reclaim title from Cavs

The Golden State Warriors secured their second NBA championship in three seasons with a 129-120 Game 5 win over the Cleveland Cavaliers on Monday, capping a near-perfect run through the playoffs.
Soure:Reuters: 2017/6/14 0:13:39

Warriors' Durant named Most Valuable Player of NBA Finals

Kevin Durant was named the unanimous Most Valuable Player of the NBA Finals after the Golden State Warriors beat the Cleveland Cavaliers 129-120 on Monday night at Oracle Arena in Game 5 of the Finals.
Soure:Xinhua: 2017/6/13 15:30:25

Warriors capture their second NBA title in three years

The Golden State Warriors beat the Cleveland Cavaliers 129-120 on Monday night at Oracle Arena in Game 5 of the Finals to win their second NBA championship in three seasons, wrapping up a 16-1 postseason run after finishing the regular season 67-15.
Soure:Xinhua: 2017/6/13 14:40:38

LeBron's best not good enough

LeBron James and Kyrie Irving delivered a master-class effort in Game 3 of the NBA Finals on Wednesday but it was still not enough to carry the Cleveland Cavaliers past the juggernaut that are the Golden State Warriors.
Soure:Agencies: 2017/6/8 23:53:39

Warriors take 3-0 lead

The Golden State Warriors rallied late for a 118-113 victory over the Cleveland Cavaliers on Wednesday to grab a commanding 3-0 NBA Finals lead and move within one game of postseason perfection.
Soure:AFP: 2017/6/8 23:33:39

Warriors take 2-0 series lead

The Golden State Warriors overcame 20 turnovers and a triple-double by Cleveland's LeBron James to beat the Cavaliers 132-113 at Oracle Arena on Sunday and push their Finals series lead to 2-0.
Soure:Reuters: 2017/6/5 23:43:39

Warriors take 2-0 Finals lead with 132-113 rout

As the head coach Steve Kerr returned, the Golden State Warriors grabbed a 2-0 lead in the NBA Finals by routing the Cleveland Cavaliers 132-113 on Sunday night.
Soure:Xinhua: 2017/6/5 14:49:46

Cavaliers need heart, pride, fewer mistakes

Struggling with turnovers and defensive communication, the defending NBA champion Cleveland Cavaliers are counting on learning from their mistakes to fight their way back in the NBA Finals.
Soure:AFP: 2017/6/2 23:43:39

2017 NBA Finals all set

An NBA season that has had little in the way of drama will come to a gripping close over the next two weeks when two familiar foes fittingly battle in the Finals for an unprecedented third consecutive year.
Soure:Reuters: 2017/5/31 23:13:39