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DANNY Green says it will be tough but the Los Angeles Lakers need to make things work without Avery Bradley.The Lakers play in the the NBA's season resumption in Florida without Bradley, who last week said he needs to be ...
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PELICANS general manager David Griffin says three New Orleans players have tested positive for COVID-19 and will be in self-isolation until testing shows they can return to team activities without infecting others.Griffin declined to identify the players, citing medical ...
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DENVER - The Denver Nuggets say they've closed their facilities after two members of the team's traveling party tested positive for the coronavirus over the weekend. A third tested positive this week.All three are asymptomatic, the Nuggets said ...
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BROOKLYN Nets guard Spencer Dinwiddie says he has tested positive for the coronavirus.Dinwiddie told The Athletic he is experiencing symptoms and it is unclear if he can play when the NBA season resumes.His absence would be a significant blow to ...
2 days ago
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JOHN Wall will not join the Washington Wizards for the resumption of the NBA season this summer, ending the chances of the five-time All-Star guard playing his first game since 2018.General manager Tommy Sheppard effectively ruled out Wall returning ...
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THE NBA gave teams a more definitive timetable for the restart to the pandemic-interrupted season Friday, including required coronavirus testing that is set to begin this month and mandatory individual workouts in early July before training camps.The league is still ...
Jun 13, 2020
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SAN FRANCISCO - The Golden State Warriors expect to have a better idea about how Klay Thompson's recovery from reconstructive left knee surgery is going once the team can finally reconvene after the long separation caused by the coronavirus pandemic.For ...
Jun 9, 2020
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CHICAGO - The Chicago Bulls' new top basketball executive wasn't ready to make any announcements about the coaching staff on Saturday (Sunday, Manila time).Arturas Karnisovas still has not met in person with head coach Jim Boylen. And that' ...
Jun 7, 2020
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MIAMI - The NBA has told teams that playoff seeding will be based on winning percentage, and that any tiebreakers necessary after that will follow the usual procedures.It was an issue that needed clarity because the 22 teams that will be going ...
Jun 7, 2020
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MAJORITY of NBA general managers prefer holding a mini tournament among teams fighting for the last seeds in the playoffs instead of finishing the end of the regular season.Kevin O'Connor of The Ringer reported late Thursday, Manila time the development ...
May 29, 2020
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CAVALIERS forward Tristan Thompson wants the NBA to have its postseason, even if he and his Cleveland teammates aren't included in the playoffs."Guys want to play," Thompson said Thursday during a Zoom conference call.Thompson, who is eligible for ...
May 15, 2020
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KEVIN Durant will continue to sit out if NBA action resumes.The Brooklyn Nets are not rushing the return of the four-time NBA scoring champion, who joined Brooklyn as a free agent after suffering an Achilles injury while with the Golden ...
May 11, 2020
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DENNIS Rodman was one of the rivals Michael Jordan had to conquer on his way to his first run of three straight NBA titles. And Rodman then became one of the teammates who helped Jordan pull off his second three-peat.B. ...
Apr 27, 2020
WHILE watching more replays of classic games with the national sports calendar on hold because of the coronavirus pandemic, The Associated Press looks at some of the events that would have been live the week of April 20 to 26:MLB- Sign- ...
Apr 20, 2020
THE Associated Press canvassed major sports around the world asking what the plan was to return to action. Most leagues gave aggressive and optimistic plans to start play within weeks, while fall sports said they plan to start on schedule.Key stakeholders ...
Apr 20, 2020
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LOS ANGELES - Instead of preparing for a playoff run, LeBron James is mostly spending the spring playing hoops with his teenage sons and enjoying tea time with his young daughter.And when he isn't binge-watching "Tiger King" with his ...
Apr 9, 2020
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WITH NBA games indefinitely on hold, there has been a lot of discussion about postseason possibilities - including by coaches around the league.They're preparing for what a resumption of the season that was shut down March 11 could look like ...
Apr 7, 2020
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A CITY without an NBA team could end up hosting the playoffs.The NBA is exploring the possibility of holding the postseason in Las Vegas when the league returns from indefinite suspension caused by the coronavirus pandemic.Chris Mannix of Sports Illustrated ...
Apr 3, 2020
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MILWAUKEE - The NBA-leading Milwaukee Bucks remain confident the coronavirus pandemic won't put a permanent halt to the season and that they'll get to resume chasing their first league title in nearly half a century.The Bucks had a league- ...
Apr 2, 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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