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The NBA offseason begins, with 1 major question: Now what?

UPDATED: Mon., Oct. 12, 2020

LAKE BUENA VISTA, Fla. – The season’s first big development came with the Los Angeles Lakers on a long road trip, in a place with very restrictive rules. The season’s last big development came with the Lakers on a longer road trip, in a place with very restrictive rules.

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NBA Finals get intense, and Game 6 of Lakers-Heat looms

UPDATED: Sat., Oct. 10, 2020

The Lakers’ Anthony Davis and Miami’s Jae Crowder both ended up on the floor midway through the third quarter of Game 5 of the NBA Finals. As Davis scrambled to get back to his feet, his right elbow swung out toward Crowder’s face.
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Lakers will look to close Heat out in Game 5 of NBA Finals

UPDATED: Thu., Oct. 8, 2020

LAKE BUENA VISTA, Fla. – The trophy ceremony plans are getting finalized. Boxes are being shipped out of the NBA bubble in advance of the looming shutdown. Hotel rooms, sometime in the next few days, will be filled again by regular people looking for their long-awaited Disney fix.
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Coffee talk: Butler, Heat look to even up the NBA Finals

UPDATED: Mon., Oct. 5, 2020

LAKE BUENA VISTA, Fla. – Jimmy Butler, perhaps the NBA’s best-known barista, is not adjusting the prices at the coffee shop that he’s been operating out of his hotel room for Miami Heat teammates and staff inside the NBA bubble. Even after a win, everything at Big Face Coffee remains $20.
Sports >  NBA

Halfway home: Lakers top Heat 124-114 for 2-0 NBA Finals lead

UPDATED: Fri., Oct. 2, 2020

LAKE BUENA VISTA, Fla. – Anthony Davis got most of his points with a feathery shooting touch. LeBron James flexed his muscle to bulldoze his way to damage. And whenever the lead looked even the tiniest bit threatened, the Los Angeles Lakers had an answer.
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Heat are ailing, but insist NBA Finals vs Lakers aren’t over

UPDATED: Thu., Oct. 1, 2020

Jimmy Butler had a bandage on his right knee and a wrap on his left ankle. His team’s starting point guard and center are both doubtful to play in Game 2 of the NBA Finals. And his Miami Heat are coming off a one-sided loss to the Los Angeles Lakers.
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Commentary: The new Jordan Rules include sports betting

UPDATED: Wed., Sept. 2, 2020

When the U.S. Supreme Court cleared the way for sports betting across the country just two years ago, there were predictions of sportsbooks on every street corner and millions of new bettors going broke betting on their favorite teams.

New health insurance plans available Nov. 1 through Washington Healthplanfinder

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