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PHILADELPHIA - The idea of Ben Simmons and Joel Embiid as a modern-day odd couple bunking together in a Center City condominium trash-talking during games of "FIFA 21" after playing taxing real NBA games momentarily got a rise out of 76ers ...
Dec 5, 2020
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MILWAUKEE - Milwaukee Bucks coach Mike Budenholzer has added former Charlotte Bobcats and Loyola Marymount coach Mike Dunlap along with Josh Oppenheimer as assistants.Dunlap coached Loyola Marymount for the last six seasons and posted an 81-108 record. Loyola Marymount athletic director ...
Nov 18, 2020
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LOS ANGELES - Tyronn Lue is stepping into his new job as coach of the Los Angeles Clippers fully aware of the pressure to bring the first NBA championship to the long-suffering franchise. As if Lue needed a reminder, owner Steve Ballmer ...
Oct 22, 2020
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INDIANAPOLIS - New Indiana Pacers coach Nate Bjorkgren went right to work on Wednesday (Thursday, Manila time).Less than 24 hours after accepting the job, the 45-year-old former Toronto Raptors assistant started explaining his plan.He expects the Pacers to move ...
Oct 22, 2020
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STAN Van Gundy is headed to the New Orleans Pelicans, where he'll take over a promising team that includes 2019 No. 1 overall draft pick Zion Williamson and reigning Most Improved Player Brandon Ingram.Van Gundy agreed to a four-year ...
Oct 22, 2020
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RENOWNED player development coach Phil Handy is staying with the Los Angeles Lakers, saying he is just enjoying the championship and awaiting Frank Vogel's next steps.Handy had been linked to a transfer to the Brooklyn Nets after the team hired ...
Oct 21, 2020
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INDIANAPOLIS - Indiana wanted its next coach to take the franchise in a new direction.The Pacers were seeking someone who could communicate with today's players, who was open to a new offensive philosophy and who could win some postseason games. ...
Oct 21, 2020
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GARY Payton says he is ready to coach in the NBA, over a decade after last seeing action in the big league.Payton, champion with the Miami Heat in 2006 before retiring the next season, is eager to share his knowledge with ...
Oct 17, 2020
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PHILADELPHIA - Doc Rivers takes over a team tasked not with leading a Process-type rebuild or massaging the egos of two talented - yet frustrating - All-Stars.He's in Philadelphia to bring accountability to an oft-apathetic roster - and win big. ...
Oct 3, 2020
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WITHIN hours of Doc Rivers' announcement he is not returning to the Los Angeles Clippers, the Philadelphia 76ers and New Orleans Pelicans reached out to the veteran coach.The Sixers are in search for a new coach after firing Brett Brown last ...
Sep 29, 2020
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LAKE BUENA VISTA, Florida - Doc Rivers would easily be considered the best coach in Los Angeles Clippers history. Most wins. Most playoff appearances. Top winning percentage.And now he's out.Rivers announced in a statement posted to Twitter on Monday ( ...
Sep 29, 2020
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NEW Sacramento Kings general manager Monte McNair said he is looking forward to working with coach Luke Walton to revive a franchise that has the longest current playoff drought in the NBA.McNair was hired last week after a long tenure as ...
Sep 24, 2020
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CHICAGO - The Chicago Bulls hired Billy Donovan as their coach on Tuesday (Wednesday, Manila time), landing one of the top candidates on the market to lead a rebuilding team with an overhauled front office.The 55-year-old Donovan spent the past ...
Sep 23, 2020
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LAKE BUENA VISTA, Florida - Nick Nurse would have been in the final year of his contract next season. The Toronto Raptors weren't about to let that happen with their coach.Nurse and the Raptors announced a multiyear extension Tuesday (Wednesday, ...
Sep 16, 2020
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MEMPHIS, Tennessee - The Memphis Grizzlies on Friday (Saturday, Manila time) hired Sonia Raman as an assistant coach. She replaces Niele Ivey, who was hired by Notre Dame in April.Raman spent the past 12 seasons as women's basketball coach at the ...
Sep 12, 2020
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NEW YORK - Steve Nash was a leader, a guy who loved to get the best out of his teammates on the court and build relationships with them off it.Those qualities helped him become a Hall of Fame player.Now he thinks ...
Sep 10, 2020
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MIKE Woodson, the only Knicks coach to win a playoff series in the last two decades and the last one to even reach the postseason, is coming back to New York as an assistant on Tom Thibodeau's staff.Woodson was ...
Sep 5, 2020
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INDIANAPOLIS - Nate McMillan won dozens of regular-season games despite the Indiana Pacers' continual injuries.The playoff losses cost him his job: On Wednesday, two days after enduring a second straight first-round sweep, president of basketball operations Kevin Pritchard fired ...
Aug 27, 2020
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MIAMI - Orlando's Steve Clifford figures he's like every other NBA coach right now: Wake up, go to whatever now serves as the office, study his own team, maybe think about possible opponents, and resume planning.Of course, nobody knows what ...
Apr 3, 2020
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CLEVELAND - J.B. Bickerstaff's impressive start with the Cavaliers has been rewarded.Bickerstaff, who has Cleveland playing its best basketball this season since taking over when John Beilein suddenly resigned last month, agreed to a multi-year contract with the ...
Mar 11, 2020
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