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WHILE LeBron James was largely resting through the All-Star Game, the Brooklyn Nets were adding another piece for a run at his title.With James still near the top of his game and the Nets on top of the league in ...
Mar 9, 2021
KAWHI Leonard is planning to play for Gregg Popovich again and chase a gold medal.Leonard said on Sunday at the All-Star Game in Atlanta (Monday, Manila time) that he is planning to compete with USA Basketball this summer at the ...
Mar 8, 2021
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NEW Orleans forward Zion Williamson now can be called an NBA All-Star, and only three others in the game's 70-year history have gotten there at a younger age.Williamson is one of four first-time All-Stars, all ...
Feb 24, 2021
PORTLAND, Oregon - The Portland Pilots have parted ways with basketball coach Terry Porter.Assistant Ben Johnson will serve as interim coach for the rest of this season, the team announced on Friday (Saturday, Manila time).Porter, known for his 17-year NBA ...
Feb 6, 2021
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NBA All-Star voting opens on Thursday (Friday, Manila time), without any final determination yet if there will be an actual All-Star Game this season. The league said on Wednesday that "discussions surrounding a potential NBA All-Star Game are ongoing." ...
Jan 28, 2021
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INDIANAPOLIS - Indianapolis will host the NBA All-Star weekend in 2024, the league said on Wednesday (Thursday, Manila time), formally rescheduling the plans for that city to be the site of the league's midseason showcase this season.Cleveland will play ...
Nov 26, 2020
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THE oddsmakers in Las Vegas usually know what they're talking about.But even they get things wrong from time to time, and this season in the NBA there have been a few notable misses from all those preseason prognostications - specifically, ...
Feb 18, 2020
From Buddy Hield's clutch money ball to Aaron Gordon being robbed of his second slam dunk crown, the 2020 NBA All-Star Weekend gave us a lot to talk about. And after all was said and done (especially after a particularly ...
Feb 18, 2020
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CHICAGO - And now, they rest.Until Thursday (Friday, Manila time), anyway. That's when the NBA comes back for a frantic eight-week sprint to the finish of the regular season, with teams having from anywhere between 25 and 29 games left ...
Feb 18, 2020
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CLEVELAND - John Beilein has admitted that losing NBA games has hit him hard. Maybe too hard.The 67-year-old former Michigan coach struggled to get through the season's unofficial first half with the young Cavaliers, who have the worst ...
Feb 18, 2020
By the looks of things, Pia Wurtzbach made the most out of her short stint as the Philippines' correspondent for the NBA All-Star 2020 in Chicago.The Miss Universe 2015 flew to the Windy City last week to take part ...
Feb 17, 2020
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CHICAGO - It has become one of the NBA's most revered traditions: On the morning of the NBA All-Star Game, the league pays tribute to retired players with what is called the Legends Brunch. It brings together about 3,000 guests, ...
Feb 17, 2020
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CHICAGO - 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 ...
Feb 16, 2020
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CHICAGO - Sacramento Kings guard Buddy Hield made a late surge to win the NBA 3-Point Contest on Saturday (Sunday, Manila time).Hield nailed a two-point money ball from the corner to finish with 27 points, edging Phoenix Suns All-Star ...
Feb 16, 2020
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CHICAGO - Giannis Antetokounmpo is passionate about helping children in Greece and Africa. Kevin Love is trying to shine the brightest light he can on mental health by sharing his own struggles. Chris Paul is aiming to ensure that technology comes to schools ...
Feb 16, 2020
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CHICAGO - Miami's Bam Abedayo has won the All-Star skills challenge.Abedayo narrowly defeated Indiana's Domantas Sabonis in the final in a matchup of All-Star big men. He shared a hug with former Heat star Dwyane Wade ...
Feb 16, 2020
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CHICAGO - Portland Trail Blazers star Damian Lillard is grateful for the All-Star break.He had to pull out of the All-Star Game and the 3-point competition after he strained his groin during Wednesday night's 111-104 loss ...
Feb 16, 2020
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CHICAGO - Michael Jordan and Dominique Wilkins have never talked to one another about the 1988 dunk contest.They might be the only ones.It is still the dunk contest by which all other dunk contests are measured: Two stars, at the peak ...
Feb 15, 2020
Miss Universe 2015 Pia Wurtzbach was lucky enough to be given the task to cover the 2020 NBA All-Star Weekend in Chicago, Illinois."I'll be representing the Republika during the NBA All-Star Weekend, and I'm just so excited," ...
Feb 14, 2020
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CHICAGO - Devin Booker is finally headed to his first NBA All-Star Game.The Phoenix guard - who felt he was snubbed by voters and coaches when he didn't make the original list for Sunday's game in Chicago - was tabbed on ...
Feb 14, 2020
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WHILE some basketball purists are skeptical about this year's new format for the NBA All-Star Game, the changes have curiosity brewing within the betting industry.This year the league's annual showcase is essentially multiple games within the ...
Feb 14, 2020
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