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Sports Night: Warriors make history with 73rd win

Warriors: Golden State breaks Bulls’ mark

Stephen Curry and the Golden State Warriors take their last shot at Michael Jordan and history and they swish it – for 73. Down to their final chance at the record, the Warriors become the first 73-win team Wednesday night by beating the Memphis Grizzlies 125-104.

Kings: Karl’s firing imminent

With the Kings concluding another disappointing season Wednesday night in a 116-81 loss to the Houston Rockets, the team’s front office won’t waste time reshaping its coaching staff. The first matter will be to fire coach George Karl, which is expected to happen Thursday.

Kings notes: Curry’s stock on the rise

Seth Curry, a summer-league superstar a year ago, has likely played his way into a payday thanks to a late-season surge in playing time and production.

Lakers: Kobe scores 60 in farewell victory

Kobe Bryant goes out with a Hollywood ending to his remarkable career. He scores 60 points in his final NBA game Wednesday night, wrapping up 20 years in the NBA with an unbelievable offensive showcase in the Los Angeles Lakers’ 101-96 victory over the Utah Jazz.

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Furillo: River Cats’ Romero on comeback trail

He only pitched four innings, but you have to pardon Ricky Romero of the River Cats for feeling ecstatic about his outing Monday night in Las Vegas. It was his best in nearly four years.

A’s: Angels complete 3-game sweep

Matt Shoemaker pitches one-hit ball for six shutout innings, and the Los Angeles Angels beat the A’s 5-1 on Wednesday to finish a three-game sweep.

Giants: Arenado powers Colorado past S.F.

Nolan Arenado homers twice, doubles and singles to drive in a career-high seven runs, rookie Trevor Story has two triples and the Colorado Rockies tie a franchise record with 12 extra-base hits, beating the Giants 10-6 on Wednesday night.

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49ers: Staley has faith in team’s youth

Left tackle Joe Staley says he’s not concerned that the 49ers merely dipped a toe into the free-agency pool this offseason and insists there are plenty of young players capable of fortifying last year’s rickety offensive line.

49ers notes: Stanford QB Hogan at ‘local’ pro day

Stanford quarterback Kevin Hogan, Stanford guard Josh Garnett and San Jose State running back Tyler Ervin highlight the list of 67 players on hand for the 49ers’ “local” pro day in Santa Clara.

Republic FC: Smith takes coaching reins

Adam Smith knows the drill. The Republic FC assistant coach is running the team this week in the absence of head coach Paul Buckle. Buckle left Sacramento on Tuesday morning to be with his wife, Rebecca Lowe, in Connecticut for the birth of their son.

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