Basketball

Oklahoma City Thunder's Kevin Durant drives to the basket between Golden State Warriors' Harrison Barnes, left, and Shaun Livingston during the second half of an NBA basketball game in Oakland, Calif.

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Oklahoma City Thunder’s Kevin Durant drives to the basket between Golden State Warriors’ Harrison Barnes, left, and Shaun Livingston during the second half of an NBA basketball game in Oakland, Calif.

Indiana Pacers forward Myles Turner (33) tries to break up a pass from Brooklyn Nets guard Shane Larkin (0) to center Brook Lopez (11) during the second quarter of an NBA basketball game, Wednesday, Feb. 3, 2016, in New York

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Indiana Pacers forward Myles Turner (33) tries to break up a pass from Brooklyn Nets guard Shane Larkin (0) to center Brook Lopez (11) during the second quarter of an NBA basketball game in New York 

Spain's Sergio Rodriguez, bottom, dunks a basket while France's Rudy Gobert, center, and Nicolas Batum, right, try to block him during the EuroBasket European Basketball Championship semifinal match between France and Spain at Pierre Mauroy stadium in Lille, northern France.

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Spain’s Sergio Rodriguez, bottom, dunks a basket while France’s Rudy Gobert, center, and Nicolas Batum, right, try to block him during the EuroBasket European Basketball Championship semifinal match between France and Spain at Pierre Mauroy stadium in Lille, northern France.

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A basketball is shot towards the goal post during a women’s group stage 3×3 basketball match at the 1st European Games in Baku, Azerbaijan 

North Korean leader Kim Jong Un watches a basketball game between former U.S. NBA basketball players and North Korean players of the Hwaebul team of the DPRK with Dennis Rodman at Pyongyang Indoor Stadium

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North Korean leader Kim Jong Un (2nd left) on Wednesday watches a basketball game with Dennis Rodman (far right) at Pyongyang Indoor Stadium. The match was between former US NBA players and North Korea’s Hwaebul team

The Houston Rockets' Jeremy Lin is interviewed by a horde of reporters during a break in his team's practice at the Mall of Asia Arena at suburban Pasay city, south of Manila, Philippines. Lin has easily stolen the spotlight as the Houston Rockets practice for this week's first ever NBA preseason game against the Indiana Pacers in the basketball-obsessed Philippines.

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The Houston Rockets’ Jeremy Lin is interviewed by a horde of reporters during a break in his team’s practice at the Mall of Asia Arena at suburban Pasay city, south of Manila, Philippines. Lin has easily stolen the spotlight as the Houston Rockets practice for this week’s first ever NBA preseason game against the Indiana Pacers in the basketball-obsessed Philippines.