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Golden State Warriors guard Stephen Curry (30) reacts in front of fans after shooting a 3-point basket against the Phoenix Suns during the first half of an NBA basketball game in San Francisco, Friday, Dec. 3, 2021. (AP Photo/Jeff Chiu) **FILE**

Curry closes case on the best shooter debate

- Associated Press

There are some arguments that will never be settled. Wilt Chamberlain or Bill Russell, LeBron James or Michael Jordan, Phil Jackson or Pat Riley, Celtics dynasty or Bulls dynasty. The best shooter argument, though, there really is no debate. It’s Steph Curry. Case closed. The dunk used to be the coolest thing in basketball. It’s the 3 now and Curry is why.

Washington Wizards' Montrezl Harrell, left, is fouled by Cleveland Cavaliers' Lamar Stevens (8) during the first half of an NBA basketball game, Friday, Dec. 3, 2021, in Washington. (AP Photo/Luis M. Alvarez)

Cavs extend winning streak to 4 with 116-101 rout of Wizards

- Associated Press

Darius Garland had 32 points, 10 assists and eight rebounds, and the Cleveland Cavaliers went on a 19-0 run spanning part of each half in a 116-101 rout of the Washington Wizards on Friday night.

Peng Shuai of China reacts after scoring a point against Monica Niculescu of Romania during their women's singles match of the China Open tennis tournament at the Diamond Court in Beijing, Wednesday, Oct. 4, 2017. The head of the women’s professional tennis tour announced Wednesday, Dec. 1, 2021, that all WTA tournaments would be suspended in China because of concerns about the safety of Peng Shuai, a Grand Slam doubles champion who accused a former high-ranking government official in that country of sexual assault.(AP Photo/Andy Wong, File) **FILE**

Women’s tennis could teach NBA, IOC about guts with stand on China

- Associated Press

Treading courageously into territory that Thomas Bach’s International Olympic Committee and Adam Silver’s NBA steadfastly avoided — not to mention other sports organizations and countless corporate giants - the WTA suspended its tournaments in China because of concern for Grand Slam doubles champion Peng Shuai.

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