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Clint Capela says Houston Rockets ‘better’ than Golden State Warriors

HOUSTON — Superstar guard James Harden called the Houston Rockets’ 116-108 win over the Golden State Warriors on Saturday night important “for our swag,” which was soaring after the Rockets claimed the regular-season series over the defending NBA champions. “We’re confident because we know if we’re doing what we’re supposed to do, we’re going to […]

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NBA — Klay Thompson, Steph Curry carry Golden State Warriors

CHICAGO — The United Center was raucous, filled with fans roaring as the hometown team fattened its lead over the defending champions, pounding them in the paint and on the break. All the Chicago Bulls’ momentum resulted in a slim halftime lead, but that edge disappeared in a near heartbeat when the Splash Brothers started […]

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Steph Curry of the Golden State Warriors still leads NBA jersey sales

The marketing rise of Giannis Antetokounmpo hit another milestone on Tuesday, as the Milwaukee Bucks power forward finished fourth in the league in jersey sales for the first three months of the season. The “Greek Freak” made his debut among the league’s best-selling jerseys at No. 14 last January. By season’s end, he was at […]

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Golden State Warriors suffer through cold showers at ‘The Q’

CLEVELAND — The Golden State Warriors were on fire in the fourth quarter as they shot 53 percent to propel themselves to a 118-108 victory over the Cleveland Cavaliers on Monday night at Quicken Loans Arena. But in the locker room, they were suddenly cooled off. The Golden State Warriors took advantage of Cleveland’s porous […]

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Multiple Cleveland Cavaliers players acknowledge growing discontent, concern about current state of team

CLEVELAND — Following the Cleveland Cavaliers’ 118-108 loss to the Golden State Warriors on Monday, multiple players acknowledged growing discontent and a strong sense of concern that unlike past seasons, the team does not have the capability to fix the problems that ail their current team to get back on a championship track. Several prominent […]