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NBA player makes history by coming out as gay

The NBA's Jason Collins made history yesterday by coming out as gay - the first time an NBA player has done so while still actively playing.

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NBA players to owners: We want a fair deal

Critics note the NBA just completed its most profitable season ever, pulling in a record $4.3 billion in revenue. And attendance was the fifth-highest total in league history.

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Mav's team effort outweighs Heat's star power

When it comes down to it, sports critics say basketball at the highest level is still a team game and Miami didn't play like one when they needed to the most.

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Gay slurs rejected in the NBA

Anti-gay slurs in professional sports are unacceptable and show irresponsibility.

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Rich Cho becomes NBA’s first Asian American GM

Rich Cho, 45, made basketball history last month after becoming the first Asian American general manager of an NBA team, the Portland Trail Blazers.

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From Harvard to NBA, Jeremy Lin has record of "firsts"

The first Asian American player is entering the NBA this season.

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Prime time with the king — LeBron James

And the decision is in ... basketball star LeBron James will announce his much anticipated decision about where he will play, live on ESPN Thursday night.

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Do Celtics have what it takes against defending champs the Lakers?

In what's being dubbed as one of the most anticipated and emotional match-ups in recent history the 2010 NBA finals got underway June 3 and basketball fans nationwide are hoping for an exciting series.

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Phoenix ‘Los Suns’ protest drives sweep over Spurs

Maybe what the Phoenix Suns basketball team needed during their historic sweep over the San Antonio Spurs in the Western Conference semifinals was a little courage and teamwork to stand up for what's right.

Robinson crowned All-Star Slam Dunk champion

February 16 (Xinhua) Nate Robinson of the New York Knicks upset defending champion Dwight Howard to win the slam dunk competition Saturday at the NBA All-Star weekend.