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Silver linings: Warriors lose 23-point lead, but hold off Lakers

Silver linings: Warriors lose 23-point lead, but hold off Lakers

Los Angeles capped off the NBA’s toughest week in three seasons with a competitive loss in Golden State.

Cavs-Warriors: A rivalry for the ages

Cavs-Warriors: A rivalry for the ages

With the Cavs and Warriors set to meet again on Christmas Day (ABC, 3 ET), here’s our look at the NBA rivalry that keeps on giving.

Kicks of Christmas Past: LeBron, KD and Kobe

Kicks of Christmas Past: LeBron, KD and Kobe

Christmas has become a time for the NBA’s brightest stars to break out some of their finest footwear. We look back at recent holiday shoes for LeBron James, Kevin Durant and Kobe Bryant —...

Lowe’s 10 things: Let’s get the All-Star draft right

Lowe’s 10 things: Let’s get the All-Star draft right

Zach Lowe highlights another young Chicago Bull, a masterful Dwyane Wade move, Andrew Wiggins and the winning-ugly Timberwolves, struggling lottery picks and more.

Harden rips officiating after going for 51 again

Harden rips officiating after going for 51 again

Rockets star James Harden became the first player since Kobe Bryant in 2007 to score at least 50 points in consecutive games Friday night. But afterward, it was the officiating that was on Harden’s...

What is Kawhi Leonard’s fantasy trade value?

What is Kawhi Leonard’s fantasy trade value?

The Spurs’ star may be back, but he’s being brought along slowly. What should you pony up to acquire him in a trade?

Inside the implosion that rebuilt the New York Knicks

Inside the implosion that rebuilt the New York Knicks

Phil Jackson and Carmelo Anthony’s disastrous final season in New York was marked by distrust and dysfunction. Here’s a behind-the-scenes look at a crucial moment in the franchise’s history and how it brought the...

Fantasy 30: Warriors getting healthier, Rockets hurting

Fantasy 30: Warriors getting healthier, Rockets hurting

We take a trip around the NBA to suss out key fantasy tidbits on every team, including the latest on players returning from injuries and those who recently got hurt.

Lonzo Ball shines under MSG spotlight, but Lakers fall short in OT

Lonzo Ball shines under MSG spotlight, but Lakers fall short in OT

Playing his first game at Madison Square Garden in front of a star-studded crowd, the No. 2 overall pick put up a well-rounded performance, but Kristaps Porzingis stole the show.

It’s officially OK to feel good about Porzingis, Ntilikina and the Knicks’ future

It’s officially OK to feel good about Porzingis, Ntilikina and the Knicks’ future

The Knicks needed help from across the roster to beat the Lakers, but two players they see as foundational pieces were exceptional in the overtime win.