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'OUT OF CONTEXT' Kevin Durant apologizes for comments about India

Pro basketball superstar Kevin Durant tweeted an apology Friday after making comments critical of India during an interview with sports website the Athletic. Durant, a member of the NBA champion Golden State Warr

Las Vegas man, 61, seeks a spot with the NBA

NBA Summer League is just around the corner and while fans are anxious to pack the Thomas and Mack to find a seat, one Las Vegas grandfather is training to find a roster spot with a team. "I'm trying to get m

2017 NBA draft tracker: Pick-by-pick grades and analysis

After several trades and plenty of pre-draft chatter, the night is finally here. Follow all of USA TODAY Sports' NBA draft analysis here, featuring picks and grades from reporter Adi Joseph. We will be u

Warriors-Cavaliers Round 3 most-watched NBA Finals since 1998

AJ Neuharth-Keusch  Lebron James said he has nothing to hang his head about after the Warriors finished off his Cavaliers to win the NBA title. USA TODAY Sports (Photo: David Richard, USA

Cavs' Kyrie Irving 'built' for moments like Finals Game 4 performance

Jeff Zillgitt      The Cleveland Cavaliers needed an all-time performance to beat the Golden State Warriors and force a Game 5. USA TODAY Sports (Photo: Kyle Terada-USA TOD

Kevin Durant's late-game heroics encapsulate NBA's new nightmare

Sam Amick   After a thrilling NBA Finals Game 3 victory, the Golden State Warriors now have a commanding 3-0 series lead on the Cleveland Cavaliers. USA TODAY Sports (Photo: Kyle Terada, US

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