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FILE - In this Dec. 30, 1977 file photo, Jo Jo White, left, of Boston Celtics, drives past Chicago Bulls' Wilbur Holland (12) during an NBA basketball game in Chicago. Basketball Hall of Famer Jo Jo White, a two-time NBA champion with the Boston Celtics and an Olympic gold medalist, has died. He was 71. The Celtics announced his death Tuesday, Jan. 16, 2018. No cause was provided. (AP Photo/Fred Jewell, File)
January 17, 2018 - 11:59 am
BOSTON (AP) — Basketball Hall of Famer Jo Jo White, a two-time NBA champion with the Boston Celtics and an Olympic gold medalist, has died. He was 71. The Celtics announced his death Tuesday night. No cause was provided. The team said it was "terribly saddened" by White's passing, calling him a "...
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Los Angeles Clippers forward Blake Griffin, left, and Houston Rockets forward Trevor Ariza have words before both of them were ejected in the closing seconds of an NBA basketball game, Monday, Jan. 15, 2018, in Los Angeles. The Clippers won 113-102. (AP Photo/Mark J. Terrill)
January 17, 2018 - 2:12 am
NBA Commissioner Adam Silver was asked in London last week about fining misbehaving players, and even he acknowledged the penalties aren't much of a deterrent. "More symbolic than anything," Silver said. It might be time for the league to change that. At least based on what's happened in the NBA...
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New Orleans Pelicans forward Anthony Davis slams a dunk during the first quarter of an NBA basketball game against the Boston Celtics in Boston, Tuesday, Jan. 16, 2018. (AP Photo/Charles Krupa)
January 17, 2018 - 12:01 am
BOSTON (AP) — Anthony Davis and the New Orleans Pelicans eventually were too big for the Boston Celtics. Davis had 45 points and 16 rebounds as he and DeMarcus Cousins controlled the lane and led the Pelicans to a 116-113 overtime victory on Tuesday night, ending the Celtics' seven-game winning...
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Los Angeles Clippers forward Blake Griffin, left, and Houston Rockets forward Trevor Ariza have words before both of them were ejected in the closing seconds of an NBA basketball game, Monday, Jan. 15, 2018, in Los Angeles. The Clippers won 113-102. (AP Photo/Mark J. Terrill)
January 16, 2018 - 8:57 pm
LOS ANGELES (AP) — The NBA has spoken to Clippers star Blake Griffin as well as other players from the Houston Rockets and Los Angeles as part of its investigation into late-game and postgame incidents involving the teams. Griffin confirmed Tuesday that he had been contacted by league officials. "I...
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Los Angeles Clippers forward Blake Griffin, left, and Houston Rockets forward Trevor Ariza have words before both of them were ejected in the closing seconds of an NBA basketball game, Monday, Jan. 15, 2018, in Los Angeles. The Clippers won 113-102. (AP Photo/Mark J. Terrill)
January 16, 2018 - 9:55 am
LOS ANGELES (AP) — The NBA is planning to speak with players from both the Houston Rockets and Los Angeles Clippers to determine the specifics of late-game and postgame events involving the teams. NBA spokesman Tim Frank said Tuesday that the league would look into the matter. Tempers boiled over...
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Los Angeles Clippers guard Jawun Evans, right, shoots as Houston Rockets guard Chris Paul defends during the first half of an NBA basketball game, Monday, Jan. 15, 2018, in Los Angeles. (AP Photo/Mark J. Terrill)
January 16, 2018 - 4:03 am
LOS ANGELES (AP) — The hot tempers that flared up during the Los Angeles Clippers' victory over the Houston Rockets have carried over after the game. Several security guards were present outside the Rockets' locker room Monday night following a 113-102 loss to the Clippers that got heated on the...
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Los Angeles Clippers forward Blake Griffin, left, and Houston Rockets forward Trevor Ariza have words before both of them were ejected in the closing seconds of an NBA basketball game, Monday, Jan. 15, 2018, in Los Angeles. The Clippers won 113-102. (AP Photo/Mark J. Terrill)
January 16, 2018 - 3:20 am
LOS ANGELES (AP) — Chris Paul came back to Staples Center to play against his old team and things got heated. The final minutes of the game were filled with technical fouls, ejections, swearing, bumping — and that was just the beginning. Lou Williams scored 31 points, Blake Griffin added 29 before...
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Los Angeles Clippers guard Jawun Evans, right, shoots as Houston Rockets guard Chris Paul defends during the first half of an NBA basketball game, Monday, Jan. 15, 2018, in Los Angeles. (AP Photo/Mark J. Terrill)
January 16, 2018 - 2:41 am
LOS ANGELES (AP) — The hot tempers that flared up during the Los Angeles Clippers' victory over the Houston Rockets have carried over after the game. Several security guards were present outside the Rockets' locker room Monday night following a 113-102 loss to the Clippers that got heated on the...
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Houston Rockets guard Chris Paul, left, tries to drive by Los Angeles Clippers forward Sam Dekker during the first half of an NBA basketball game, Monday, Jan. 15, 2018, in Los Angeles. (AP Photo/Mark J. Terrill)
January 16, 2018 - 1:23 am
LOS ANGELES (AP) — Lou Williams scored 31 points, Blake Griffin added 29 before his ejection, and the Los Angeles Clippers defeated the Houston Rockets 113-102 on Monday night in Chris Paul's heated return to Staples Center against his old team. Buoyed by Williams' 13th straight game of 20 or more...
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Golden State Warriors' Draymond Green (23) and David West (3) celebrate in the second half of an NBA basketball game against the Cleveland Cavaliers, Monday, Jan. 15, 2018, in Cleveland. (AP Photo/Tony Dejak)
January 16, 2018 - 12:12 am
CLEVELAND (AP) — Once the lead swelled to 14, Kevin Durant waved both arms like a boxing referee stopping a fight. Another knockout on the road for these Warriors. Durant scored 32 points, Stephen Curry added 23 and Golden State extended its road winning streak to 13 with a 118-108 Martin Luther...
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