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LeBron James was a unanimous pick for the All-NBA team and Kobe Bryant earned his record-tying 11th first-team selection.
In stories on May 3 with a Trenton, N.J., dateline and on May 10 without a dateline about a legal fight over the planned auction of Kobe Bryant memorabilia, The Associated Press erroneously reported the number and value of items that Bryant's mother wants to sell at auction. She received a $450,000 advance and intends to sell 100 items in June. The stories incorrectly referred to 900 items valued at $1.5 million, but those are not Bryant-related items. Rather, they are other pieces slated for sale at the same auction.
A federal judge in California has ruled an auction house cannot sell, destroy or otherwise dispose of Kobe Bryant memorabilia offered by the NBA star's mother while courts sort out where the case should be decided.
The seconds ticked down on the Boston Celtics' season as Game 6 against the New York Knicks slipped away, a ferocious fourth-quarter comeback falling just short.
Pondering Kevin Durant's latest big-time shot on the playoff stage, Lionel Hollins started listing a who's who of NBA greats from days gone by: Michael Jordan, Larry Bird, Magic Johnson, Isiah Thomas, Sam Jones, John Havlicek, George Mikan, Bob Pettit.
LeBron James is getting his fourth Most Valuable Player award _ and the only mystery left is whether the vote was unanimous.
It's unanimous: Damian Lillard is the NBA's Rookie of the Year.
Last summer, NBA veteran Jason Collins considered joining an old Stanford college roommate, U.S. Rep. Joseph Kennedy III, at Boston's gay pride parade.
Washington Wizards center Jason Collins on Monday became the first "active" player in the "big four" of American professional sports to reveal he is gay, and the immediate reaction from athletes was overwhelmingly supportive.
With the simplest of sentences, NBA veteran Jason Collins set aside years of worry and silence to become the first active player in one of four major U.S. professional sports leagues to come out as gay.
A headache for his coach, Kobe Bryant's tweets during a Lakers playoff game were a hit at the NBA office.
Steve Nash needed three injections for pain relief on the Los Angeles Lakers' day off. He's still more likely to play in Game 3 on Friday night than Steve Blake or Jodie Meeks.
A year ago, Derrick Rose owned Chicago.
Gregg Popovich can rest easy. Manu Ginobili is just fine.
The Los Angeles Lakers secured a playoff spot even before taking the court, then needed overtime of their own game to learn where they were seeded.
Kobe Bryant says, also in court papers, that's not so.
Bryant also says that two of his prized possessions _ a trophy and a surfboard award from the Nickelodeon Kids' Choice Awards _ were last seen in his California home, and he doesn't know how they made their way to the New Jersey auction house.