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7 Basketball Players — And 1 Team — Who Changed The Sport Forever
From LeBron James to Charles Barkley, these memorable figures made contributions that changed how the game looks and is played.
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Minnesota Wolves' Andrew Wiggins Appears To Call Player 'Gay' In Interview
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The NBA player denied the claims, saying he has "the utmost love and respect for the LGBTQIA community"
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Victor Oladipo Gives Car He Won To Domestic Violence Survivor
"You're an inspiration," the player told her.
LeBron James Gives Son A Pep Talk After Basketball Game
LeBron James is just as good coaching off the court as he is playing on it.
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LeBron James Displays His Super Dad Powers By Uplifting Son After Rough Game
A sweet viral video shows the Lakers player giving great advice to his son Bryce after he threw some wobbly shots.
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Charles Barkley's Friendship With Cat Litter Scientist Melts Our Cold, Dead Hearts
The NBA legend and Iowa dad Lin Wang shared a special bond that spanned years.
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Steph Curry Responded To A Little Girl Who Asked Why His Shoes Don't Come In Girls' Sizes
"Girls want to rock the Curry 5’s too," 9-year-old Riley Morrison wrote to the NBA star.
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Ford Is Still Receiving Death Threats, Kavanaugh Is Back To Coaching Basketball
The Supreme Court justice worried that Christine Blasey Ford's sexual assault accusation would bar him from coaching youth basketball.
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LeBron James Gets Warm Welcome, Tribute Video In Return To Cleveland As A Laker
"Felt great to be back," the NBA superstar wrote on Twitter.
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College Basketball Player's Brutal Cheap Hit Gets Him Kicked Off Campus
Kewan Platt of Fitchburg State was suspended indefinitely for an elbow slam at a defenseless opponent.
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Watch Fans Cheer Andrew Jones In First Game Since Leukemia Diagnosis
The Texas Longhorns star hadn't played since January and is scheduled for more treatment.
Fan Names 27 Cheeses In 30 Seconds At Milwaukee Bucks Game
"There is nothing more Wisconsin than this."
Iowa Youth Basketball Coach Admits To Sexually Exploiting At Least 400 Boys
By Ryan J. Foley, Associated Press
Greg Stephens, 42, had coached boys between the ages of 9 and 17 since 2008.
LeBron James' First Lakers Home Game Turns Into A Brawl
Players Chris Paul, Brandon Ingram and Rajon Rondo were all ejected for throwing punches.
Dog Awesomely Assists New Harlem Globetrotter On Alley-Oop Dunk
The pinpoint-passing pooch shows off skills with high-flying Max Pearce.
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Shaquille O’Neal Finally Answers His Own Twitter Riddle From 2009
The NBA legend revealed all to Jimmy Fallon on "The Tonight Show."
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Pay WNBA Players What They Deserve
They deserve to be able to play the game they love without needing to get a second job to pay the bills.
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Seattle Storm Wins WNBA Championship
By Benjamin Standig, Associated Press
Breanna Stewart led the Storm to their third WNBA title on Wednesday night.
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NCAA Finds No Violations In Larry Nassar Scandal, MSU Says
Nassar plead guilty to assaulting girls and women at the university while working as a campus sports doctor.
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Stephen Curry Doesn't Want Just 'Fathers Of Daughters' To Care About Gender Equality
The Golden State Warriors player wrote an essay for Women's Equality Day about how he's raising his son and two daughters.
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Kevin Love Encourages More Men To Speak Up About Anxiety
"Having the courage to be upfront with this kind of thing has been unlike anything I’ve ever experienced," the NBA star said.
Steph Curry Raises Money For Nia Wilson's Family After Her 'Senseless' Death
Basketball star Steph Curry helped raise $21,000 for Nia Wilson's family after she was killed last month.
Late Night On Trump’s LeBron Beef
Seth Meyers, James Corden and Trevor Noah poked fun at the president’s tweet lashing out at NBA superstar LeBron James.
LeBron James Trolls Fox News' Laura Ingraham With New Docu-Series Title
Laura Ingraham's insult is coming back to haunt her.
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Melania Trump Comes To LeBron James’ Defense After President Insulted Him
President Donald Trump insulted the NBA star's intelligence in a late-night tweet.
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LeBron James Tweets Positive Message To Kids After Donald Trump Attacks Him
The president had previously insulted the intelligence of the NBA star, along with CNN host Don Lemon.
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