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THE final buzzer sounded at the Tokyo Olympics, the gold medal for the US was won and Gregg Popovich held his emotions in check for at least a couple of minutes.He shook hands with France coach Vincent Collet. He consoled some ...
Oct 26, 2021
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LOS ANGELES - The Los Angeles Lakers claimed veteran guard Avery Bradley Jr. off waivers on Monday (Tuesday, Manila time).Bradley played for the Lakers in 2019-20, but opted out prior to the NBA restart in the bubble in Orlando, Florida, because ...
Oct 19, 2021
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MILWAUKEE - The Milwaukee Bucks sure didn't get much time to celebrate their first NBA championship in a half-century.Just three months after Giannis Antetokoumpo's 50-point performance secured a title-clinching victory over the Phoenix Suns in ...
Oct 12, 2021
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MILWAUKEE - Giannis Antetokounmpo says he feels fine as he prepares for the Milwaukee Bucks' title defense but will be careful with the left knee that he hyperextended during the championship run.Antetokounmpo missed the final two games of the Eastern Conference ...
Sep 28, 2021
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JARED Dudley thanked the Los Angeles Lakers as he ends his playing career, while confirming he is joining the Mavericks coaching staff.The 36-year-old Dudley on Tuesday (Wednesday, Manila time) announced on social media his decision, ending 14 years as ...
Aug 25, 2021
J.R. SMITH is finally getting the college-athlete experience he missed out on nearly two decades ago.The 16-year NBA veteran who skipped college basketball, won two world championships and made millions is now a freshman walk-on for the ...
Aug 24, 2021
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SAN FRANCISCO - Stephen Curry has landed the second $200 million-plus contract of his career, reaching agreement on a $215 million, four-year extension with the Golden State Warriors on Tuesday (Wednesday, Manila time) that takes him through the 2025-26 season. ...
Aug 4, 2021
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ATHENS, Greece - Giannis Antetokounmpo definitely had something to declare on his triumphant return to Greece on Sunday.The NBA star carried the Larry O'Brien Trophy with him at Athens International Airport and said he hopes to win more titles with ...
Aug 2, 2021
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MILWAUKEE - Milwaukee Bucks general manager Jon Horst says Giannis Antetokounmpo doesn't need any type of offseason procedure for the left knee that the two-time MVP hyperextended during the team's NBA title run."He's fine," Horst ...
Jul 31, 2021
SAITAMA, Japan - The US men's basketball team is finally together.Devin Booker, Khris Middleton and Jrue Holiday - the trio of US Olympians who were in the NBA Finals and therefore have not been around their Tokyo Games teammates - arrived in ...
Jul 25, 2021
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FIFTY years since their last championship and 46 since their trade of Kareem Abdul-Jabbar banished them to nearly four decades of irrelevancy, the Milwaukee Bucks are champions of the NBA once again. In overcoming multiple 2-0 deficits during their postseason ...
Jul 24, 2021
FOUR more residents of the Olympic Village, including two athletes, have tested positive for COVID-19. A total of 91 people accredited for the Tokyo Games have tested positive since the beginning of July.Skateboarder Candy Jacobs of the Netherlands and table ...
Jul 22, 2021
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MILWAUKEE - This could have been the offseason in which Giannis Antetokounmpo entered the free-agent market and perhaps teamed up with another superstar to try winning multiple NBA titles together.Antetokounmpo instead will spend the summer celebrating a championship he won with ...
Jul 22, 2021
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MILWAUKEE - Two shootings left three people wounded in downtown Milwaukee early Wednesday as crowds celebrated the Milwaukee Bucks' first NBA championship in 50 years, police said.The shootings happened about 12:42 a.m. at two locations near Water Street, police ...
Jul 22, 2021
CLEVELAND - Matthew Dellavedova is taking his game back Down Under.The former Cavaliers point guard signed a three-year contract on Friday with Melbourne United, the defending champion in Australia's National Basketball League.Dellavedova, affectionately known as "Delly" to his ...
Jul 10, 2021
LEBRON James told the world in 2020 that Black Lives Matter. He helped convince many who had never voted to finally head to the polls. He found more ways to continue elevating the lives of people in his hometown.If that weren&# ...
Dec 27, 2020
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BOSTON - Basketball Hall of Famer K.C. Jones, an Olympic gold medalist and two-time NCAA champion who won eight straight NBA titles during the Celtics' Bill Russell era and then coached the Boston teams with Larry Bird, Kevin McHale and ...
Dec 26, 2020
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FRANK Vogel has said it's too early to discuss any plan for a regular-season load management for LeBron James, but it is clear the Los Angeles Lakers won't push their MVP in the preseason.Just two months after their ...
Dec 9, 2020
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LOS ANGELES - After LeBron James emerged from the longest season in NBA history with a fourth championship ring, he returned home and planned the first Christmas family vacation of his adult life.That's when James learned that his 17th NBA offseason ...
Dec 8, 2020
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FRED VanVleet bet on himself. It paid off.VanVleet agreed on Saturday (Sunday, Manila time) to a four-year, $85 million contract to remain with the Toronto Raptors, a person with direct knowledge of the discussions told The Associated Press on condition ...
Nov 22, 2020
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DWIGHT Howard became the first announced free-agent signing of this offseason, completing his one-year, $2.6 million deal with the Philadelphia 76ers.He signed on Saturday (Sunday, Manila time).Players on certain kinds of contracts, like the veteran minimum one ...
Nov 22, 2020
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