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DETROIT - The Detroit Pistons have agreed to a contract extension with coach Dwane Casey through the 2023-24 season.The team confirmed the agreement on Wednesday (Thursday, Manila time)."Dwane's ability to adapt and lead us through a challenging but ...
May 13, 2021
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NEW YORK - Julius Randle scored 28 points and grabbed 10 rebounds to lift the New York Knicks back to .500 with a 110-107 win over the Indiana Pacers on Saturday night (Sunday, Manila time).RJ Barrett added 24 for New York, ...
Feb 28, 2021
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THIS is a bizarre season for the NBA in a bizarre time for the world.Most of those who must attend the All-Star Game don't seem particularly excited by those plans. Arenas are somewhere between almost empty and totally ...
Feb 23, 2021
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LAKE BUENA VISTA, Florida - Their season saved for at least two more days, Boston coach Brad Stevens offered the most succinct assessment of his Celtics."We're prideful," Stevens said.Celtic Pride. It was on display on Friday night (Saturday, Manila time) - ...
Sep 26, 2020
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ORLANDO Magic (33-40, eighth in the Eastern Conference during the regular season) vs. Milwaukee Bucks (56-17, first in the Eastern Conference during the regular season)Lake Buena Vista, Florida; Saturday (Sunday, Manila time), 3:30 p.m. EDTLINE: Bucks -13. ...
Aug 29, 2020
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Beasts of the East all set for showdown.Story line: Here they go again - reigning MVP Giannis Antetokounmpo and the Bucks have the best record in the NBA for the second consecutive season and enter the first round against an opponent that ...
Aug 16, 2020
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LAKE BUENA VISTA, Florida - The NBA playoff picture is getting a little clearer, and the Eastern Conference field of qualifiers is now set.Brooklyn and Orlando clinched the last two remaining East spots on Friday (Saturday, Manila time), meaning no play-in ...
Aug 8, 2020
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LAKE BUENA VISTA, Fla. - Giannis Antetokounmpo and Khris Middleton scored 33 points each, and the Milwaukee Bucks overcame a huge early deficit to get a 130-116 win over the Miami Heat on Thursday (Friday, Manila time) to clinch the top seed ...
Aug 7, 2020
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INDIANAPOLIS - Marcus Smart's leaning bank shot in the final minute gave the Celtics' the lead after the team blew a 19-point advantage and Boston then held on for a 114-111 victory Tuesday night (Wednesday, Manila time) over ...
Mar 11, 2020
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TORONTO - Giannis Antetokounmpo had 19 points and 19 rebounds, Khris Middleton scored 22 points and the Milwaukee Bucks beat the Toronto Raptors, 108-97, on Tuesday night (Wednesday, Manila time) in a matchup between the top teams in the Eastern Conference.Eric ...
Feb 26, 2020
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CHICAGO - With an NBA-best 30-5 record, the Milwaukee Bucks are off to a great start.Giannis Antetokounmpo, though, is more concerned with the team's finish this season.The reigning MVP had 23 points and 10 rebounds after missing ...
Dec 31, 2019
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PHILADELPHIA - Joel Embiid was popped in the mouth by an elbow that drew blood, rattled teeth, and stunned the Sixers' big man.Embiid shook off the knock after a short stint on the bench, then Philadelphia took off and won the ...
Oct 24, 2019
After a very interesting offseason, the NBA is finally back and the new campaign is shaping up to be one of the most unpredictable seasons in recent memory.Talent has distributed itself more evenly across the league with the rise of the ...
Oct 23, 2019
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MIAMI - Hip-hop isn't always blaring from the speakers in the Miami Heat practice facility these days. Pat Riley's preferred sound is Motown. Erik Spoelstra hasn't had much of a chance to sneak U2 into the mix.These days, ...
Oct 23, 2019
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CHICAGO - The phrase "Go west, you man " was popularized by Horace Greeley in an editorial for The New York Tribune on July 13, 1851. It refers to America's expansion westward as it relates to Manifest Destiny. In the NBA, the ...
Oct 22, 2019
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GIANNIS Antetokounmpo and the Milwaukee Bucks were a couple wins from beating Toronto. The Philadelphia 76ers were maybe a couple bounces from doing it a round earlier.Neither team was good enough to finish the job last season, but both think this ...
Oct 20, 2019
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CHICAGO - Boston Celtics head coach Brad Stevens is highly regarded in the NBA community as a 42-year old whiz kid, a genius with a clip board. You can now add magician in his multiple skill sets. In guiding the fourth-seeded ...
Apr 30, 2019
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TORONTO - D.J. Augustin scored 25 points, including the tiebreaking 3-pointer with 3.5 seconds left, and the Orlando Magic beat the Toronto Raptors 104-101 in Game 1 of their Eastern Conference first-round series on Saturday (Sunday, Manila time). ...
Apr 14, 2019
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TORONTO - Toronto Raptors forward OG Anunoby had an emergency appendectomy two days before his team begins the playoffs.There is no timetable for his return, although the 6-foot-8 forward is expected to miss at least the first round. The Raptors ...
Apr 13, 2019
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NEW YORK - The Detroit Pistons knew a victory Wednesday night (Thursday, Manila time) would guarantee them a playoff spot. And, from the opening tip, they left no doubt that was going to happen.Luke Kennard scored 27 points, Reggie Jackson had 21 ...
Apr 11, 2019
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NEW YORK - Giannis Antetokounmpo forgot for a moment that Milwaukee had reduced its magic number to one for clinching the NBA's best record.Once the Bucks have it secured, Antetokounmpo can get some extra rest before the playoffs.He isn&# ...
Apr 2, 2019
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