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NBA legend Jerry West dead at 86

Jerry West was more than just a Basketball Hall of Fame player — he embodied the NBA, literally, when he was the inspiration for the silhouette in the league’s logo. West spent his entire playing career with the Los Angeles Lakers. He was a champion with them in 1972, won the NBA Finals MVP despite not winning the title in …

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Jerry West's death sparks tributes from basketball world: 'You're already missed'

Jerry West’s death sent a ripple effect across the NBA on Wednesday morning with Michael Jordan, LeBron James and others from around the league sending their condolences. West died at the age of 86, the Los Angeles Clippers announced. He built a legendary career on the court and in the front office. “Jerry West, the personification of basketball excellence and …

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Tyronn Lue becomes one of NBA's highest-paid coaches after signing 5-year extension with Clippers: reports

Tyronn Lue recently wrapped up his fourth season as head coach of the Los Angeles Clippers. After finishing the 2023-24 regular season with 51 wins, the most under Lue, the team was eliminated in the first round of the playoffs for a second consecutive season. But Lue appeared to remain highly respected within the Clippers organization. Shortly after the Clippers …

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Blake Griffin announces retirement from NBA after long career

Blake Griffin, the No. 1 overall pick of the 2009 NBA Draft by the Los Angeles Clippers, announced his retirement from basketball after more than a dozen seasons on Tuesday. Griffin posted just a single word to social media with a lengthy statement pictured underneath to reveal his intentions for the future. “Fin,” Griffin captioned his X post. CLICK HERE …

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NBA fines 76ers’ Nick Nurse, Kelly Oubre Jr. for actions during heated confrontation with referees

First-year Philadelphia 76ers head coach Nick Nurse’s wallet will be a little lighter after the NBA issued a $50,000 fine for his actions toward referees in a recent game. The Sixers’ Kelly Oubre Jr. was also assessed a $50,000 fine. Philadelphia lost 108-107 to the Los Angeles Clippers Wednesday. During the game, Nurse “aggressively” pursued and “verbally” abused the game’s …

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76ers' Kelly Oubre Jr curses at refs, coach Nick Nurse gets heated after controversial no-call on final play

The Philadelphia 76ers appeared to have the right to be angered at NBA officials after Wednesday night’s 108-107 loss to the Los Angeles Clippers. Sixers guard Kelly Oubre Jr. was attempting to drive on Clippers star Paul George with a few seconds left in the game. Oubre went up for a shot over George but missed. It appeared George had …

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