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FILE - In this Wednesday, July 12, 2017, file photo, Oklahoma City Thunder forward Paul George answers a question at his first news conference since Oklahoma City's blockbuster trade with the Indiana Pacers, in Oklahoma City. On Sunday, Aug. 20, 2017, the NBA said it has opened an investigation to see if the Los Angeles Lakers tampered with George while he was under contract with the Indiana Pacers. The probe is being handled by the New York-based law firm of Wachtell, Lipton, Rosen & Katz, and the NBA said the Lakers have cooperated with the ongoing investigation. (AP Photo/Sue Ogrocki, File)
August 20, 2017 - 7:42 pm
NEW YORK (AP) — The NBA is investigating whether the Los Angeles Lakers tampered with All-Star forward Paul George while he was under contract with the Indiana Pacers. The Pacers asked the league to open the probe. "The Lakers have been cooperative and, at this point, no findings have been made,"...
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August 19, 2017 - 2:21 pm
ATHENS, Greece (AP) — Greece's basketball federation accused the Milwaukee Bucks and the NBA of hatching a plan to prevent Giannis Antetokounmpo on Saturday from playing in the European championship. About an hour after Antetokounmpo posted on Facebook and Instagram that he was unavailable because...
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August 19, 2017 - 2:14 pm
ATHENS, Greece (AP) — Greece's basketball federation aaccused the Milwaukee Bucks and the NBA of hatching a plan to prevent Giannis Antetokounmpo on Saturday from playing in the European championship. About an hour after Antetokounmpo posted on Facebook and Instagram that he was unavailable because...
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August 19, 2017 - 1:55 pm
ATHENS, Greece (AP) — Greece's basketball federation has accused the Milwaukee Bucks and the NBA of hatching a plan to prevent Giannis Antetokounmpo from playing in the European championship. About an hour after Antetokounmpo posted on Facebook and Instagram that he was unavailable because of a...
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FILE - In this Sept. 28, 2000, file photo, Tommy Hawkins, left, Los Angeles Dodgers vice president of external affairs, left, greets Tommy Lasorda, former Dodgers manager and manager of the American gold medal Olympics baseball team, on the team's arrival at Los Angeles International Airport from Australia. Hawkins, the first black athlete to earn All-America honors in basketball at Notre Dame and who played for the Los Angeles Lakers during a 10-year NBA career, has died. He was 80. (AP Photo/Kim D. Johnson, File)
August 17, 2017 - 9:19 am
LOS ANGELES (AP) — Tommy Hawkins, the first black basketball player to earn All-America honors at Notre Dame and who played for the Los Angeles Lakers during a 10-year NBA career, died Wednesday. He was 80. Hawkins died in his sleep at home in Malibu, son Kevin told The Associated Press. He had...
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FILE - In this April 22, 1968 file photo, Tommy Hawkins of the Los Angeles Lakers shoots over Bill Russell of the Boston Celtics in the fourth period of their NBA basketball game at Boston Garden. Tommy Hawkins, the first black athlete to earn All-America honors in basketball at Notre Dame and who played for the Los Angeles Lakers during a 10-year NBA career, has died, Wednesday, Aug. 16, 2017. He was 80. (AP Photo/File)
August 16, 2017 - 9:17 pm
LOS ANGELES (AP) — Tommy Hawkins, the first black basketball player to earn All-America honors at Notre Dame and who played for the Los Angeles Lakers during a 10-year NBA career, died Wednesday. He was 80. Hawkins died in his sleep at home in Malibu, son Kevin told The Associated Press. He had...
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August 16, 2017 - 8:02 pm
LOS ANGELES (AP) — Tommy Hawkins, the first black athlete to earn All-America honors in basketball at Notre Dame and who played for the Los Angeles Lakers during a 10-year NBA career, has died. He was 80. Hawkins died Wednesday in Malibu, according to the Los Angeles Dodgers, for whom he once...
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FILE- In this April 23, 2017, file photo, Cleveland Cavaliers' LeBron James looks on during the second half in Game 4 of a first-round NBA basketball playoff series against the Indiana Pacers in Indianapolis. James took a hard swipe at President Trump on Tuesday, Aug. 15, while calling for unity in light of the Charlottesville tragedy. Speaking on stage to students, parents and families connected his to foundation at the end of a day-long event at Cedar Point Amusement Park, James said he wanted to spend a moment addressing the weekend’s violent protests in Virginia, where a woman was killed. (AP Photo/Darron Cummings, File)
August 16, 2017 - 8:37 am
SANDUSKY, Ohio (AP) — Along with getting good grades and listening to their parents, LeBron James has encouraged kids in his foundation's educational program to stand up for their beliefs. On Tuesday night, the superstar gave a lesson in how it's done. Concluding a day of fun and games at an...
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Cleveland Cavaliers' LeBron James speaks while holding his daughter, Zhuri, during the We Are Family Reunion at Cedar Point in Sandusky, Ohio, Tuesday, Aug. 15, 2017. (Erin McLaughlin/The Sandusky Register via AP)
August 16, 2017 - 2:29 am
SANDUSKY, Ohio (AP) — Along with getting good grades and listening to their parents, LeBron James has encouraged kids in his foundation's educational program to stand up for their beliefs. On Tuesday night, the superstar gave a lesson in how it's done. Concluding a day of fun and games at an...
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Cleveland Cavaliers' LeBron James speaks while holding his daughter, Zhuri, during the We Are Family Reunion at Cedar Point in Sandusky, Ohio, Tuesday, Aug. 15, 2017. (Erin McLaughlin/The Sandusky Register via AP)
August 16, 2017 - 12:52 am
SANDUSKY, Ohio (AP) — LeBron James went after President Donald Trump in an emotional speech on Tuesday night, calling him the "so-called president" while calling for unity in light of the Charlottesville tragedy. Standing on stage before students, parents and families connected to his foundation at...
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