Posts Tagged Professional basketball

Former NBA center Milicic loses kickboxing debut

Former NBA player Darko Milicic, right, fights against Radovan Radojcin during their kickboxing match at the Soul Night of Champions, in Novi Sad, Serbia, Thursday, Dec. 18, 2014. Milicic is switching from basketball to kickboxing. (AP Photo/Darko Vojinovic)

NOVI SAD, Serbia (AP) — Former NBA center Darko Milicic, a 7-foot Serb who spent 10 years with various teams after being the second overall pick in the 2003 draft behind LeBron James, has lost his first kickboxing fight.

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Warriors beat Thunder 114-109 after Durant injury

Golden State Warriors' Andre Iguodala celebrates after scoring against the Oklahoma City Thunder during the first half of an NBA basketball game Thursday, Dec. 18, 2014, in Oakland, Calif. (AP Photo/Ben Margot)

OAKLAND, Calif. (AP) — Golden State Warriors coach Steve Kerr could only shake his head and grin while Kevin Durant put on the best performance of his young season in the first half.

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Durant leaves Thunder game with ankle injury

Oklahoma City Thunder Kevin Durant, left, drives the ball against Golden State Warriors' Draymond Green (23) and Andre Iguodala (9) during the first half of an NBA basketball game Thursday, Dec. 18, 2014, in Oakland, Calif. (AP Photo/Ben Margot)

OAKLAND, Calif. (AP) — Oklahoma City Thunder star Kevin Durant sat out the second half of a 114-109 loss at the Golden State Warriors on Thursday night after spraining his right ankle.

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Bucks spoil Cousins’ return, beat Kings 108-107

Milwaukee Bucks guard O.J. Mayo, right, stuffs as Sacramento Kings forward Rudy Gay looks on during the first quarter of an NBA basketball game in Sacramento, Calif., Thursday, Dec. 18, 2014.(AP Photo/Rich Pedroncelli)

SACRAMENTO, Calif. (AP) — Despite the return of Sacramento Kings center DeMarcus Cousins, the undersized Milwaukee Bucks came up big.

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Warriors beat Thunder 114-109 after Durant injury

Golden State Warriors' Andre Iguodala celebrates after scoring against the Oklahoma City Thunder during the first half of an NBA basketball game Thursday, Dec. 18, 2014, in Oakland, Calif. (AP Photo/Ben Margot)

OAKLAND, Calif. (AP) — Stephen Curry had 34 points and nine assists, and the Golden State Warriors rallied from an early 17-point deficit to beat Oklahoma City 114-109 on Thursday night after Thunder star Kevin Durant left with a sprained right ankle.

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