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Miami Heat forward LeBron James, left, passes around Los Angeles Lakers guard Wesley Johnson during the second half of an NBA basketball game in Los Angeles, Wednesday, Dec. 25, 2013. (AP Photo/Chris Carlson)

LeBron James wins AP Male Athlete of the Year

MIAMI (AP) — The only thing that keeps LeBron James up worrying at night is basketball, which simultaneously makes perfect sense and no sense. On one hand, he’s the game’s best player. On the other, […]

12/26/2013

NBA Deputy Commissioner Adam Silver, left, reacts as a bobblehead doll of NBA Commissioner David Stern is shown off after a press conference after the NBA board of governors meeting, Wednesday, Oct. 23, 2013 in New York. (AP Photo/Bebeto Matthews)

NBA Finals format changed to 2-2-1-1-1

NEW YORK (AP) — The 2-3-2 NBA Finals format is following David Stern out of the league. NBA owners unanimously voted Wednesday to return to the 2-2-1-1-1 format, believing the travel inconveniences that teams faced […]

10/23/2013