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NBA investigating contact between Ben Simmons, Lakers following Magic Johnson’s comments

The Lakers say the 76ers sent an e-mail in November asking if Simmons could meet with Johnson. Lakers GM Rob Pelinka then contacted 76ers GM Elton Brand to say the meeting would only occur with the Sixers’ permission, an account the 76ers confirmed.

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NBA investigating contact between Ben Simmons, Lakers following Magic Johnson’s comments

The Lakers say the 76ers sent an e-mail in November asking if Simmons could meet with Johnson. Lakers GM Rob Pelinka then contacted 76ers GM Elton Brand to say the meeting would only occur with the Sixers’ permission, an account the 76ers confirmed.

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He’s 5-foot-9 and everybody’s big brother, Joe Pesci with a jump shot. Sometimes it’s a tip. Sometimes, it’s a nudge. Sometimes, it’s a joke. Sometimes, it’s a kick in the crown jewels.

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He’s 5-foot-9 and everybody’s big brother, Joe Pesci with a jump shot. Sometimes it’s a tip. Sometimes, it’s a nudge. Sometimes, it’s a joke. Sometimes, it’s a kick in the crown jewels.

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He’s 5-foot-9 and everybody’s big brother, Joe Pesci with a jump shot. Sometimes it’s a tip. Sometimes, it’s a nudge. Sometimes, it’s a joke. Sometimes, it’s a kick in the crown jewels.

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The Lakers and Simmons's team, the 76ers, offered somewhat conflicting accounts of the young point guard's interest in receiving some advice from Magic Johnson, whose team has been fined for tampering in recent years.

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Russell Westbrook sets record and has triple-double company

OKLAHOMA CITY — Chalk up another triple-double record for Russell Westbrook. Westbrook set an NBA record with his 10th straight triple-double, Paul George scored 47 points, and the Oklahoma City Thunder beat the Portland Trail Blazers 120-111 on Monday night. Westbrook broke a tie with Wilt...

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Russell Westbrook sets NBA record with 10 consecutive triple-doubles

The Thunder star recorded his 10th consecutive triple-double in Oklahoma City's 120-111 win over Portland.

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NBA wrap: Knicks fall to Cavaliers, set franchise record with 17th straight loss

The Knicks and Cavaliers entered their matchup as the two worst teams in the Eastern Conference.

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Russell Westbrook impuso un nuevo récord de la NBA con su 10mo triple-doble de forma consecutiva, Paul George anota 47 puntosm, y el Thunder de Oklahoma City derrotó el lunes … Click to Continue »

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Fairfax accuser says ex-Duke player Corey Maggette raped her in college

One of the women accusing Virginia Lt. Gov. Justin Fairfax of rape said she was also sexually assaulted by former NBA player Corey Maggette, according to a report published Monday evening. Meredith Watson told multiple friends years ago that she had been raped by the 14-year NBA veteran and current...

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James Harden, limited to 11 points at halftime, got on a roll in the second half despite a bothersome shoulder to pull within one 30-point game of tying Wilt Chamberlain for the second-longest 30-point streak in NBA history.

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Russell Westbrook sets NBA record with 10th consecutive triple-double

Russell Westbrook continues to make the triple-double look easy, setting an NBA record Monday night with his 10th in a row.         

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NBA's investigation of possible tampering in the Sixers-Lakers Ben Simmons-Magic Johnson saga is merely due diligence

As far as the league's investigation is concerned, it's a bit of a waste of time. While more could've went on behind the scenes, from the surface it would appear that all of these guys know each other well and went through the proper channels in seeing if this mentorship was a...

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The New York Knicks lost their 17th consecutive game Monday, setting a single-season franchise record. At 10-46, the Knicks have the worst record in the NBA.

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Rapper YoungBoy arrested in Atlanta on disorderly conduct charge after fight in hotel

Officials say Kentrell Gaulden, better known as rapper NBA YoungBoy, has been arrested at an Atlanta hotel on disorderly conduct charges.         

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NBA denies threatening Pelicans with fine for sitting Anthony Davis

The Pelicans would have had to pay $100,000 per game had they elected to sit Davis, according to an ESPN report.

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NBA opening investigation of Simmons-Johnson meeting request

NBA opening investigation surrounding the request for Ben Simmons, Magic Johnson to meet

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Future is now: Nike's next self-lacing shoe hitting shelves

Back to the Future: Nike's new self-lacing shoe set for release, and already is making an NBA splash

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