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LeBron James Scores in Double Digits for 500th Straight Game

LeBron James Scores in Double Digits for 500th Straight GameMike Ehrmann/Getty Images(TORONTO) -- Miami Heat forward LeBron James became the fifth player in NBA history to score at least 10 points in 500 consecutive games Tuesday.James accomplished the feat in the first quarter of the team's 104-95 win over t...

Dwight Howard Responds to Kareem

Dwight Howard Responds to KareemBob Levey/Getty Images(NEW YORK) -- In wake of Basketball Hall of Famer Kareem Abdul-Jabbar's comments on ESPN's "First Take" on Thursday about Rockets center Dwight Howard having a low basketball IQ, Howard responded on Friday. "You can't win three De...

Lakers to Build Statue for Kareem Abdul-Jabbar

Lakers to Build Statue for Kareem Abdul-JabbarKirby Lee/WireImage(LOS ANGELES) -- The Los Angeles Lakers plan to erect a statue of Kareem Abdul-Jabbar, to honor the NBA hall-of-famer. The status is going to be unveiled in the near future.  Abdul-Jabbar would be the sixth statue to be placed o...

LeBron James Takes Home Third MVP Title

LeBron James Takes Home Third MVP TitleJim McIsaac/Getty Images(MIAMI) -- An emotional LeBron James stepped up to the podium to receive his third Most Valuable Player trophy on Saturday. James has now won the last three out of four MVP crowns and stepped into elite company becoming just the...

LeBron James Seeking Third MVP Trophy

LeBron James Seeking Third MVP TrophyMike Ehrmann/Getty Images(MIAMI) -- Miami heat forward LeBron James is chasing his third MVP title. If he were to lock up the third MVP, James would be just the eighth player in history to win it three times.  Only Kareem Abdul-Jabbar won three ti...

Lakers to Retire Shaquille O’Neal’s Jersey

Lakers to Retire Shaquille O’Neal’s JerseySTAN HONDA/AFP/Getty Images(LOS ANGELES) -- The man with too many nicknames to count -- Shaq, Superman, The Big Shaqtus and The Big Daddy among others -- will have his No. 34 jersey retired and lifted into the rafters of the Staples Center. The Lo...

Lakers Hold Off Timberwolves, 106-101

Lakers Hold Off Timberwolves, 106-101Los Angeles Lakers/NBA(MINNEAPOLIS) -- The Los Angeles Lakers found a way to win a game on the road this season.  It wasn't easy but they got the job done. The Lakers let an 18-point lead slip away in the second half to the Minnesota Timberwolv...

Clinton Names Basketball Star Kareem Abdul-Jabbar Cultural Ambassador

Clinton Names Basketball Star Kareem Abdul-Jabbar Cultural AmbassadorChip Somodevilla/Getty Images(WASHINGTON) -- The state department has a new global cultural ambassador: Los Angeles Lakers legend Kareem Abdul-Jabbar.The towering Hall of Famer said tackling his new position will be like following in the footsteps of L...

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