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Holmes: Kobe Bryant's possible farewell tour hits new low

After tying a career-worst shooting night, Kobe Bryant deflected criticism of his performance. But it's becoming clear to almost everyone except Bryant he's not the player he once was.

A #HateHard Thanksgiving (2:04)

Lakers, Warriors, Pacers, Master P

Dan Le Batard and Bomani Jones discuss the Lakers' struggles, Stephen Curry being an elite player, if Paul George makes the Pacers a threat in the East, are joined by Master P and more.

What's happening to the Rockets and Clippers? (3:30)
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Howard: Why Porzingis fever is no fluke

It shouldn't be surprising that Knicks rookie Kristaps Porzingis has taken the NBA by storm, writes Johnette Howard. The big man from Latvia has been preparing for this moment most of his life.

Steph Curry Paint By Numbers (0:49)
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NBA Power Rankings: Ultimate Warriors

The 15-0 Warriors are one win away from setting a new gold standard in the NBA, and their hold on the No. 1 spot has never been stronger. Where do the 29 other teams fall on Marc Stein's latest list?


ICYMI: Kidd has zero chill, earns ejection

Bucks coach Jason Kidd smacked the ball out of an official's hand during Wednesday's loss to the Kings in Milwaukee after Giannis Antetokounmpo failed to draw a foul late in the fourth quarter.


First Take is thankful for sports

From the Mets making the World Series to the Clippers and Mavericks emoji drama to Michigan State defeating Michigan, First Take has a lot for which to be thankful.


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Bulls head coach Fred Hoiberg says Aaron Brooks will not travel to Indianapolis as he continues to recover from a left hamstring injury. "Hope to get him back working with the group again next week," Hoiberg said.

Stories we're thankful for: Steph Curry

A single rickety hoop in rural Virginia. Two generations of NBA greats. Becoming Stephen Curry took dedication, a kind that made Curry's grandma position herself between the car and the hoop when he visited if she wanted a kiss hello. The Curry legend

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CP3 drops Gobert on nasty crossover

Clippers guard Chris Paul crossed up Jazz center Rudy Gobert, sending him crashing to the hardwood.


The Cavs can dance if they want to

But LeBron & Co. didn't want to, making for an awkward moment right before tip in Toronto.


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Happy Thanksgiving! Dwight Howard was Grand Marshall of today's downtown parade and even recieved a proclamation from the Mayor.

SC throwback: 1 of Bulls' 10 losses in '95-96

The Sonics had it going on 20 years ago today, when they handed Michael Jordan and the Bulls the second loss of their historic 72-10 season.


Steph Curry compares himself with Messi

The Warriors star said he and soccer great Lionel Messi both have a "creative" style: "It's just about a feel when you're out on the pitch or on the court. I try to do the fancy things out there by going with both hands, making crossover moves and having a certain creativity and flair to my game. That's definitely the style that Messi has when he's out there in his matches."

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Dwight receives the Mutombo treatment

When 6-foot-4 Tony Allen swatted 6-foot-11 Dwight Howard's shot at the rim, that called for a finger wag.


Mascot gives Lopez a taste of own medicine

Knicks C Robin Lopez is at it again with the mascots, only this time the joke is on him.


Rajon Rondo's unconventional assist

Kings guard Rajon Rondo bounced the ball off the backboard into center Kosta Koufos' bread basket for the easy layup. We're sure he meant to do that.


Durant speeds past Lopez for jam

Thunder forward Kevin Durant glided by Nets center Brook Lopez for a thunderous one-handed dunk.


Miami HEAT @miamiheat

Zo was up early this morning, delivering Thanksgiving meals to very deserving families across Miami!

SportsCenter @sportscenter

Crazy Stat of Day: Jahlil Okafors college team has won a championship more recently than his pro team has won a game.

Mo Williams drains half-court shot

The Cavs guard hits nothing but the bottom of the net on a 46-footer to end the third quarter against the Raptors in Toronto.


Porzingis uses 2 hands to block Oladipo

Victor Oladipo went up for a huge dunk, but Kristaps Porzingis came up with an even bigger block.


No stopping Blake Griffin

Blake Griffin grabs one of his 12 rebounds, goes coast to coast with a few smooth moves and powers through the lane for a one-handed slam for two of his 40 points. The Clippers fell to 2-4 when Griffin goes for 40 points and 10 boards.


Jazz triumph despite Griffin's 40 and 12

Blake Griffin records 40 points and 12 rebounds, but Gordon Hayward's 33 points carry the Jazz past the Clippers 102-91 at Staples Center.


Bucks, Kings exchange words after game

Players from the Bucks and Kings had a heated confrontation in the tunnel following their game Wednesday. Bucks guards O.J. Mayo and Jerryd Bayless were both reportedly involved in jawing with Kings F DeMarcus Cousins. Mayo escorted to car