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LeBron James has faced Giannis Antetokounmpo as an opponent in the last three All-Star Games. The Los Angeles Lakers' star got him as a teammate this year. James used the No. 1 overall pick on Antetokounmpo — the NBA's two-time reigning MVP from Milwaukee — in the draft for Sunday's All-Star Game in Atlanta. Kevin Durant, who will not play in the All-Star Game because of injury but still is the captain for Team Durant, took Brooklyn teammate Kyrie Irving with his first pick.

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Joel Embiid had 40 points and 19 rebounds and hit a tying 3-pointer late in regulation, and Tobias Harris scored 11 of his 22 points in overtime to lead the Philadelphia 76ers past the Utah Jazz 131-123 in a matchup of the NBA's Eastern and Western Conference leaders.

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The Celtics picked up their third straight win as Kemba Walker delivered 25 points and six assists in a 117-112 decision over the Clippers. Jaylen Brown finished with 18 points. Jayson Tatum and Payton Pritchard each added 14 for Boston. Los Angeles played without Kawhi Leonard and lost for the fifth time in eight games.

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James Harden had 30 points, 15 assists and 14 rebounds and the Brooklyn Nets overcame a collapse in the final seconds of regulation to beat the Spurs 124-113 in overtime. The Nets snapped a 17-game losing streak in San Antonio. Kyrie Irving added 27 points and Bruce Brown had 23 for Brooklyn, which bounced back after a loss to Dallas on Saturday ended its eight-game win streak.

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Jayson Tatum hit a pair of driving baskets in the final 15 seconds to help the Celtics escape with a 111-110 triumph over the Wizards. Tatum finished with 31 points and Kemba Walker had 21 for the Celts, who have their first winning streak since late January after withstanding Bradley Beal's 46-point performance.

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The Nets now have their longest winning streak since the franchise moved from New Jersey to Brooklyn. Kyrie Irving had 27 points and nine assists in the Nets' eighth consecutive win, a 129-92 dismantling of the Magic.

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James van Riemsdyk and Shayne Gostisbehere each scored a power-play goal and the Flyers overcame Chris Kreider's hat trick in a 4-3 win over the Rangers. Claude Giroux had three assists in his return after a two-week absence due to COVID-19.

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Golfer Tiger Woods is “awake, responsive and recovering in his hospital room" after undergoing surgery Tuesday following a rollover accident in Los Angeles County that left him with multiple fractures in his right leg.

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Jean-Gabriel Pageau scored a tiebreaking power-play goal in the third period and Semyon Varlamov made 33 saves, leading the New York Islanders to a 3-2 win over the last-place Buffalo Sabres.

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The Nets picked up their season-high sixth straight win and wrapped up a 5-0 road trip by beating the Clippers, 112-108. James Harden delivered 35 points, 11 rebounds and seven assists as Brooklyn won again without forward Kevin Durant. Kyrie Irving added 28 points and eight assists to the victory, which puts the Nets within a half-game of Philadelphia for the Eastern Conference overall lead.

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Shootout goals by Kaapo Kakko and Artemi Panarin gave the Rangers a 3-2 victory over the Flyers. Colin Blackwell and Brendan Smith scored in regulation for New York, and Alexandar Georgiev stopped 20 shots as the Blueshirts ended a four-game losing streak.

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The Philadelphia 76ers were able to end their three-game losing streak despite being without the services of Ben Simmons. Joel Embiid had 31 points, 11 rebounds and nine assists to guide the Sizers to a 118-113 win over the Rockets.

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Brooklyn picked up its fourth win in a row by turning a 24-point deficit into a 128-124 decision over the Suns. James Harden scored 38 points and Joe Harris added 22 as the Nets overcame the absences of Kevin Durant and Kyrie Irving due to injuries. Harden's 3-pointer with 31 seconds left gave the Nets their first lead of the game at 126-124.

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Julius Randle scored a season-high 44 points, making a career-best seven 3-pointers and leading the New York Knicks to their third straight victory, 123-112 over the slumping Atlanta Hawks.

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Michael McDowell couldn't have picked a better time, place or venue in which to get his first victory in 358 career Cup Series starts. McDowell pulled ahead and won the Daytona 500 after Penske Racing teammates Joey Logano and Brad Keselowski wrecked on the final lap.

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Semi Ojeleye nailed six 3-pointers and had a career-high 24 points in the Celtics' 120-106 win over the Raptors. Rookie Payton Pritchard also hit six 3s and added 20 points for the Celtics, who drained a season-high 20 shots from beyond the arc.

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The Nets ended a three-game skid as Kyrie Irving had 35 points and eight assists in a 104-94 victory against the Pacers. Brooklyn led by as many as 36 points and held Indiana under 40 points until midway through the third quarter.

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The Utah Jazz have continued one of the most torrid stretches in team history. Donovan Mitchell poured in 36 points and had nine assists as the Jazz picked up their fifth straight win, 122-108 over the Celtics.

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Casey Cizikas and Matt Martin scored 2:05 apart in the third period to help Semyon Varlamov and the New York Islanders beat the New York Rangers 2-0 at Madison Square Garden.

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Tom Brady was efficient and the Tampa Bay defense was devastating. The combination has led to the Buccaneers' second Super Bowl victory. Brady threw for three first-half touchdowns and the Buccaneers stifled Kansas City's offense in a 31-9 win over the Chiefs.

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A New York judge ruled Friday that Republican Claudia Tenney defeated U.S. Rep. Anthony Brindisi by 109 votes in the nation's last undecided congressional race.

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Alex Ovechkin moved up the NHL goal-scoring list again, but he couldn't help the Capitals avoid their second straight regulation loss since a 6-0-3 start. Ryan Strome scored twice and Igor Shesterkin stopped 31 shots as the Rangers doubled up the Capitals, 4-2.

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The Philadelphia 76ers now enjoy a 3-game lead in the NBA's Atlantic Division and improved their record to an Eastern Conference-leading 16-6 while continuing to dominate the Charlotte Hornets. Joel Embiid had 34 points and 11 rebounds in the Sixers' 14th straight win over the Hornets, 118-111.

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Kyrie Irving scored a season-high 39 points, including eight straight in the fourth-quarter run that sent Brooklyn into the lead for good, and the Nets beat the Los Angeles Clippers 124-120.

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The Boston Bruins have gained a split of their two-game set against the Washington Capitals. The Bruins erased a 3-0 deficit for the second straight game before Brandon Carlo scored the tiebreaking goal with 2:37 remaining in a 5-3 victory over the Caps.

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Bradley Beal and Russell Westbrook hit 3-pointers in the final seconds to push the Wizards past the Nets, 149-146. Westbrook had 41 points, 10 rebounds and eight assists, and Beal scored 22 of his 37 points in the fourth quarter.

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No. 1 draft pick Alexis Lafreniere scored his first career goal 2:47 into overtime to lead the Rangers to a 3-2 victory over the Sabres, ending New York's four-game losing streak. Artemi Panarin had a goal and set up Ryan Strome's game-opening goal.

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The top team in the NBA's Eastern Conference knocked off the best in the West. The Philadelphia 76ers blew a 12-point, fourth-quarter lead before Tobias Harris swished a jumper with two seconds left to give them a 107-106 win over the Los Angeles Lakers. The jumper ended a 13-0 run and allowed the Sixers to improve to 13-6.

Senator Patrick Leahy
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A spokesman for Vermont Senator Patrick Leahy says the 80-year-old Democrat was taken to a hospital Tuesday evening after not feeling well, and later sent home after tests, hours after he began presiding over the impeachment trial of former President Donald Trump.

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The Boston Bruins wasted a 2-0 lead before earning their third straight win. Craig Smith scored with 11 seconds showing on the clock in overtime to give the Bruins a 3-2 win over the Penguins. Brad Marchand had a short-handed goal and assisted on Nick Ritchie's goal to help the B's Pittsburgh's four-game winning streak. Jason Zucker made it 2-1 midway through the third period and Kasperi Kapanen tied it with 3:16 to go.

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