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NBA's Milwaukee Bucks to stay local after sale

Milwaukee Bucks owner Herb Kohl says he's selling the NBA team to an ownership group eager to keep the club in Milwaukee.

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NBA: Patty Mills leads San Antonio Spurs to big win over Milwaukee Bucks

Australian NBA star Patty Mills posted a season-high 20 points to lift San Antonio to a 110-82 victory over Milwaukee on Sunday night.

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NBA: Indiana Pacers improve to 9-0 start by beating Milwaukee Bucks

Indiana Pacers forward Luis Scola celebrates a foul called against the Milwaukee Bucks in the second half of an NBA basketball game in Indianapolis, Friday, Nov. 15, 2013. The Pacers defeated the Bucks 104-77. (AP Photo/Michael Conroy)

Indiana improved their perfect start to the NBA season to 9-0 by cruising past Milwaukee 104-77, with Roy Hibbert having 24 points and eight blocks.

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LeBron James stopped at the rim by Mason Plumlee and Brooklyn Nets

Brooklyn rookie Mason Plumlee stops LeBron James at the rim.

Ira Winderman Yes, the Brooklyn Nets have the Miami Heat's number.

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Double Dribble: Knicks, Celtics and Lakers have lost their lustre

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Paul Suttor The NBA’s three most iconic brands - the New York Knicks, Boston Celtics and Los Angeles Lakers – are suffering from a severe case of irrelevance in 2013-14. 

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Los Angeles Clippers forward Blake Griffin stars in narrow win over Atlanta Hawks

Double-teamed by Atlanta Hawks guard Jeff Teague (0) and forward Paul Millsap (4), Los Angeles Clippers forward Blake Griffin (32) takes a shot in the first half of an NBA basketball game, Saturday, March 8, 2014, in Los Angeles. (AP Photo/Gus Ruelas)

Forward Blake Griffin scored 27 points and grabbed eight rebounds, and the Los Angeles Clippers held on for the narrowest of wins over the Atlanta Hawks.

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Houston Rockets NBA title contenders after rolling Indiana Pacers

Houston Rockets' James Harden (13) screams after hitting a 3-point shot as Indiana Pacers' Lance Stephenson (1) looks off in the second half of an NBA basketball game Friday, March 7, 2014, in Houston. (AP Photo/Pat Sullivan)

The Houston Rockets confirmed their status as championship contenders with a comprehensive drubbing of the Indiana Pacers.

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Los Angeles Lakers upset Portland Trail Blazers by one point

Los Angeles Lakers center Pau Gasol, from Spain, reacts after scoring during the second half of an NBA basketball game against the Portland Trail Blazers in Portland, Ore., Monday, March 3, 2014.  Gasol topped the Lakers in scoring with 22 points as they won 107-106. (AP Photo/Don Ryan)

Wesley Johnson scored on a lob pass with 6.4 seconds left to lift the Los Angeles Lakers past the Portland Trail Blazers.

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Jason Collins in demand from Brooklyn Nets fans in win over Chicago Bulls

Brooklyn Nets Jason Collins speaks during a news conference before an NBA basketball game against the Chicago Bulls at the Barclays Center, Monday, March 3, 2014, in New York. More than a week after becoming the league's first openly gay player, Collins will finally get to play a home game. (AP Photo/Seth Wenig)

Andrew Keh It was only a few minutes into the game Monday when the fans behind the Brooklyn Nets' bench began chanting Jason Collins' name.

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Evan Turner-Danny Granger Philadelphia-Indiana trade another Larry Bird masterstroke

Philadelphia 76ers' Evan Turner (12) looks to pass after picking up up a loose ball next to Golden State Warriors' Andre Iguodala during the first half of an NBA basketball game, Monday, Feb. 10, 2014, in Oakland, Calif. (AP Photo/Marcio Jose Sanchez)

Sam Amick If ever anyone was accustomed to taking a wild shot and then watching it go in, it's the legendary man who runs the Indiana Pacers.

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New York Knicks quiet at NBA trade deadline

New York Knicks shooting guard Iman Shumpert (21) shoots the ball over New Orleans Pelicans power forward Anthony Davis, left, during the first quarter of an NBA basketball game in New Orleans, Wednesday, Feb. 19, 2014. (AP Photo/Jonathan Bachman)

Scott Cacciola New York Knicks did not do anything rash or imprudent ahead of Thursday's 3 p.m. trade deadline, like take on an onerous long-term contract. Given their history, it was always a possibility.

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NBA: Patty Mills stars as San Antonio Spurs beat Washington Wizards in double overtime

San Antonio Spurs guard Patty Mills (8), from Australia, goes up to shoot between Washington Wizards forwards Trevor Ariza (1) and Martell Webster (9) in the second overtime of an NBA basketball game on Wednesday, Feb. 5, 2014, in Washington. The Spurs won 125-118 in double overtime. (AP Photo/Alex Brandon)

It took two overtime periods to do it, but the San Antonio Spurs extended their dominance of the Wizards, their 16th straight win over the team.

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NBA: Los Angeles Clippers claim victory over Toronto Raptors

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Jamal Crawford had season highs of 37 points and 11 assists as the Los Angeles Clippers overcame 51 points by Terrence Ross to beat the Toronto Raptors 126-118 in a shootout of NBA division leaders.

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NBA: Detroit Pistons considering trades to rescue floundering season

Detroit Pistons forward Greg Monroe (10) questions a call by referee Scott Foster in the first half of an NBA basketball game against the Washington Wizards, Saturday, Jan. 18, 2014, in Washington. (AP Photo/Alex Brandon)

The Detroit Pistons' season is on the verge of spiraling out of control.

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NBA: Portland Trail Blazers speed past sluggish New York Knicks

Portland Trail Blazers' Nicolas Batum shoots over New York Knicks' Tim Hardaway Jr. (5) during the second half of an NBA basketball game, Wednesday, Feb. 5, 2014, in New York. The Trail Blazers won the game 94-90. (AP Photo/Frank Franklin II)

Scott Cacciola The New York Knicks had a third-quarter lead against one of the NBA's premier teams Wednesday night when Raymond Felton was slowed by a screen along the 3-point arc.

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NBA: Derrick Rose gets Chicago Bulls home in dying seconds over New York Knicks

CHICAGO, IL - OCTOBER 31: Derrick Rose #1 of the Chicago Bulls drives to the basket between Carmelo Anthony #7 (L) and Raymond Felton #2 of the New York Knicks at the United Center on October 31, 2013 in Chicago, Illinois. The Bulls defeated the Knicks 82-81. NOTE TO USER: User expressly acknowledges and agrees that, by downloading and or using this photograph, User is consenting to the terms and conditions of the Getty Images License Agreement.   Jonathan Daniel/Getty Images/AFP

Scott Cacciola It was an impossible shot, or at least it looked that way to Carmelo Anthony.

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NBA: Brooklyn Nets hand Miami Heat another defeat

Brooklyn Nets' Kevin Garnett talks to a referee during an NBA basketball game against the Miami Heat, Friday, Nov. 1, 2013, in New York. Brooklyn defeated Miami, 101-100. (AP Photo/Jason DeCrow)

Paul Pierce and Joe Johnson scored 19 points each as the Brooklyn Nets handed NBA champions the Miami Heat their first losing streak in 10 months with a 101-100 victory on Friday.

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NBA: Brett Brown's Philadelphia 76ers continue to defy bookmakers with dream start

Philadelphia 76ers coach Brett Brown speaks to Michael Carter-Williams (1) as they play the Chicago Bulls in the second  half of an NBA basketball game Saturday Nov. 2, 2013, in Philadelphia. The 76ers won 107-104. (AP Photo/H. Rumph Jr)

The Philadelphia 76ers continue to defy the Las Vegas oddsmakers after extending their NBA record to 3-0 with a 107-104 victory over the Chicago Bulls.

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NBA: No.1 draft pick Anthony Bennett slowly finding his feet at Cleveland Cavaliers

GREENBURGH, NY - AUGUST 06: Anthony Bennett #15 of the Cleveland Cavaliers poses for a portrait during the 2013 NBA rookie photo shoot at the MSG Training Center on August 6, 2013 in Greenburgh, New York. NOTE TO USER: User expressly acknowledges and agrees that, by downloading and/or using this Photograph, user is consenting to the terms and conditions of the Getty Images License Agreement.. (Photo by Nick Laham/Getty Images)
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Nate Taylor Anthony Bennett, the NBA's No. 1 draft pick this year, has already had many firsts in these early weeks of the season: his first home game with the Cleveland Cavaliers, his first blocked shot, his...

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NBL: Melbourne Tigers add to NBA influx by signing Mustapha Farrakhan

The NBL's influx of NBA talent rose again on Monday with the Melbourne Tigers announcing the signing of American guard Mustapha Farrakhan to fill their import vacancy for the rest of the season.