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WNBA Finals MVP Emma Meesseman is staying in Washington.

WNBA Finals MVP Emma Meesseman is staying in Washington.

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The Latest: Miami’s Derrick Jones Jr. wins slam dunk contest

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The Latest: Miami’s Derrick Jones Jr. wins slam dunk contest

Miami Heat forward Derrick Jones Jr. celebrated his 23rd birthday by winning the All-Star Slam Dunk Contest, edging Orlando Magic forward Aaron Gordon in a memorable showdown that required two tiebreaker jams. Sacramento Kings guard Buddy Hield made a late surge to win the NBA 3-Point Contest, and Miami’s Bam Adebayo won the All-Star skills challenge.
Silver: NBA, USA Basketball still may play in China in 2020

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Silver: NBA, USA Basketball still may play in China in 2020

The NBA and USA Basketball are still considering playing in China later this year, though the complexities of both the political rift caused by a tweet last fall and the ongoing health concerns in the world’s most populous country are making those plans seem decidedly uncertain.

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Trail Blazers’ Lillard using break to treat groin injury

Portland Trail Blazers star Damian Lillard is grateful for the All-Star break.