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Recent articles by Sam:

Adam Silver to owners: 'Significant penalties' for breaking rest protocol

Silver warned of "significant penalties" if teams aren't transparent with the NBA offices. → Read More

Warriors, Timberwolves to face off twice in China in upcoming NBA preseason

It's the Warriors third time taking part in the NBA Global Games and first since 2013. → Read More

Golden State Warriors persist without Durant following momentary stumble

Steve Kerr found it predictable that people questioned the Warriors after Durant's injury. → Read More

USA TODAY Sports survey: NBA executives split on 4-person MVP race

James Harden or Russell Westbrook? LeBron James or Kawhi Leonard? USA TODAY asked 32 NBA executives for their NBA MVP. → Read More

Spurs' LaMarcus Aldridge out indefinitely with minor heart arrhythmia

The Spurs decided it was best for Aldridge to refrain from play until further examination. → Read More

Spurs' LaMarcus Aldridge out indefinitely with minor heart arrhythmia

The Spurs decided it was best for Aldridge to refrain from play until further examination → Read More

Former Blazer LaMarcus Aldridge out indefinitely with minor heart arrhythmia

Enough about the Saturday night game between the San Antonio Spurs and Golden State Warriors. → Read More

Spurs' Kawhi Leonard in concussion protocol, out Saturday vs. Warriors

Kawhi Leonard, who could have continued his recent surge in the MVP race, has entered the NBA’s concussion protocol because of a hit he endured against the Oklahoma City Thunder on Thursday. → Read More

Golden State Warriors face worst-case scenario ahead of Spurs clash

The Warriors have dropped three of five, and the chase for the No. 1 seed is on. → Read More

Warriors learning life isn't so easy without Kevin Durant

Golden State has struggled since Durant went down with an injury, losing at home Wednesday. → Read More

Kevin Durant won't commit to return date from knee injury

Golden State Warriors forward Kevin Durant couldn't speculate on when he might return from the MCL sprain in his left knee, but he's in good spirits. → Read More

Dirk Nowitzki's legacy in Dallas more than just 30,000 point milestone

Nowitzki, despite his growing status, never lost his joy for the game. → Read More

Lakers coach Luke Walton adjusting to new landscape in Los Angeles

The new Lakers coach has been rolling with the punches as changes mount in Los Angeles. → Read More

Can Magic Johnson revive once-proud Los Angeles Lakers franchise?

Johnson's star power can't be ignored when it comes to building the Lakers. → Read More

For Mike D’Antoni, Rockets there's no such thing as too many three-pointers

Mike D’Antoni's Houston Rockets are ground zero for the NBA’s three-point movement and are on pace to eviscerate the new gold standards set by last season’s Golden State Warriors. → Read More

Kevin Durant injury could shake up Western Conference playoff race

Don't think the Rockets and Spurs are feeling especially sorry for the Warriors right now. → Read More

Kevin Durant injury could shake up Western Conference playoff race

Durant’s Grade 2 MCL sprain in his left knee, suffered Tuesday night in Washington, will be re-evaluated in four weeks. → Read More

Kevin Durant suffers Grade 2 MCL sprain, to be re-evaluated in 4 weeks

The Golden State Warriors’ road to a championship just got a whole lot rockier. → Read More

Kevin Durant suffers Grade 2 MCL sprain, to be re-evaluated in four weeks

Durant suffered the injury Tuesday night against the Wizards. → Read More

Kevin Durant suffers Grade 2 MCL sprain, to be re-evaluated in four weeks

The Golden State Warriors’ road to a championship just got a whole lot rockier. → Read More