, finally facing a challenge from Minnesota and a hostile crowd on the road was a good test to prepare for the postseason.
, meanwhile, are left holding on for dear life in a tightening playoff race.
The presence of
this season has made the
more of a dynamic team with the ball.
They've become quite the force on the other end of the court, too, as the
again found out.
, what's old is new again.
Rose has signed with the
, reuniting the 2011
MVP with three mainstays from his days in Chicago: coach
In a game peppered with heated emotions and hard fouls,
turned in one his finest performances of the season.
Gobert scored a season-high 26 points, grabbed 16 rebounds and blocked four shots to help the
has a meniscal injury to his right knee that the
are optimistic will not sideline him rest of the season as they try to end the
's longest playoff drought.
The team stopped short of calling the...
wrapped up another 30-point night and another
victory, then made his way to Minnesota's training room.
' opponents were concerned about
Harden scored 31 points and Houston won its...
One second. One shot. One player.
For one night,
made all of Cleveland's problems disappear.
James dropped in a fade-away jumper over
's outstretched hand as the buzzer sounded in overtime, giving the
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After 11 NCAA titles, after enshrinement in the Hall of Fame and recognition as an elite coaching mind, Geno Auriemma is still a basketball student at his core.
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