Christmas

New York Knicks head coach David Fizdale gestures during an NBA basketball game between New York Knicks and Washington Wizards at the O2 Arena, in London, Thursday, Jan.17, 2019. (AP Photo/Alastair Grant)
January 21, 2019 - 3:07 am
OAKLAND, Calif. (AP) — Kevin Durant cherishes the opportunity to honor Dr. Martin Luther King Jr. by playing basketball on the holiday that celebrates the civil rights leader. "What MLK meant to the nation and just his message around the world. Still to this day his message has touched so many...
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December 24, 2018 - 11:49 pm
Christmas has arrived, which means holiday shopping lists can hopefully be put away for another year. So here's a new list: Some of the things to know on this Christmas in the NBA, when five games — all of them televised nationally and beyond — will be on the holiday menu. STAR POWER The last five...
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FILE - In this Dec. 22, 2018, file photo, Milwaukee Bucks forward Giannis Antetokounmpo (34) passes as Miami Heat center Bam Adebayo, center, and forward Derrick Jones Jr. (5) defend during the first half of an NBA basketball game in Miami. On Tuesday, Dec. 25, Antetokounmpo and the Bucks visit the New York Knicks as one of five games on the NBA’s holiday schedule. (AP Photo/Lynne Sladky, File)
December 24, 2018 - 12:14 pm
Atari's original video game console was the hot toy. Leisure suits were cool. Elvis Presley unexpectedly died. The first "Star Wars" movie was released. The year was 1977. That was the last time the Milwaukee Bucks appeared on Christmas Day. "It's been a while," Bucks forward Giannis Antetokounmpo...
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FILE - In this Dec. 19, 2018 file photo Golden State Warriors guard Stephen Curry (30) points skyward as he sits on the bench in the first half during an NBA basketball game against the Utah Jazz in Salt Lake City. It’s not an NBA Finals rematch, but having a matchup between the Lakers and Warriors headline Christmas makes sense. LeBron James faces his old rival on the holiday for the fourth consecutive year Tuesday, Dec. 25, 2018 and this will be his first time playing against Golden State since he moved to Los Angeles. (AP Photo/Rick Bowmer, file)
December 24, 2018 - 11:59 am
There's no NBA Finals rematch this year on Christmas. Not technically, anyway. It's LeBron James vs. the Golden State Warriors for the fourth consecutive year on Dec. 25, though James will be wearing a Los Angeles Lakers uniform this time. It was a predictable matchup. It isn't, however, a break...
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December 26, 2017 - 6:24 am
Milwaukee - Bucks center John Henson was excited and surprised when he saw a tweet of a Bucks' fan sporting his jersey after receiving it for Christmas. Henson retweeted the tweet with a nice little message. Read more here .
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