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NBA coaches started wearing a large pin during games this weekend, the message reading "Coaches for Racial Justice."It's not uncommon for NBA coaches to wear pins or ribbons to support various causes. This one is different, being roughly the ...
Jul 26, 2020
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MIAMI - The NBA plans to go to Disney World next month to finish a season, with a schedule calling for the 22 remaining teams to play more than 150 more games and for the league to eventually crown a champion.Coaches are ...
Jun 7, 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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MINNEAPOLIS - Nikola Vucevic had 28 points and 12 rebounds to lead Orlando past Minnesota, 132-118, on Friday night (Saturday, Manila time), although the Magic played most of the second half without coach Steve Clifford, who left in the third quarter due ...
Mar 7, 2020
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THE regular season is irrelevant.That's the message the Toronto Raptors sent when they fired Dwane Casey, two days after his now-former peers in the NBA said he did the best coaching job in the league this season. Casey ...
May 12, 2018
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CHARLOTTE, N.C. - Hornets owner Michael Jordan has turned to a fellow former North Carolina Tar Heel with a strong NBA track record to help turn around his struggling franchise.Charlotte hired Mitch Kupchak as president of basketball operations and general manager ...
Apr 9, 2018
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DWIGHT Howard has had a stellar 13-year NBA career where he's played with and talked to plenty of great players and legends. But a phone call from one of the league's greats got the new Charlotte Hornets big man ...
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Jun 26, 2017
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ATLANTA - Dwight Howard's Atlanta homecoming was short-lived.The Hawks sent Howard and the No. 31 overall pick in Thursday's NBA draft to Charlotte for center Miles Plumlee, shooting guard Marco Belinelli and the 41st pick, getting the ...
Jun 21, 2017
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LAST time they came home, Portland and Charlotte were still just trying to win a game.This time, they're looking to win a series.After engineering big turnarounds with three straight victories, the Trail Blazers and Hornets will be playing ...
Apr 29, 2016
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COMBING over the NBA awards this season finds more no-brainers than nail-biters.Most Valuable Player, Defensive Player of the Year, Rookie of the Year - there's about as much suspense in those awards as a Scooby-Doo episode.But ...
Apr 11, 2016
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CHARLOTTE, N.C. - Jeremy Lamb had 18 points and seven rebounds, Nicolas Batum added 16 points and 11 assists and the Charlotte Hornets closed with a 25-2 run to beat the Washington Wizards, 101-87, on Wednesday night (Thursday, Manila time). ...
Nov 26, 2015
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CHARLOTTE, N.C. - Coach Steve Clifford is intrigued with what he's seen in training camp from guard Nicolas Batum and expects the seven-year NBA veteran to play a major role with the Charlotte Hornets this season.Clifford anticipates that ...
Oct 3, 2015
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CHARLOTTE, N.C. - Lance Stephenson doesn't regret his decision to sign with the Charlotte Hornets as a free agent, even though this season has been a huge struggle for the five-year NBA veteran.The Hornets gave Stephenson a three- ...
Apr 1, 2015
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CHARLOTTE, N.C. - The Charlotte Hornets brought in Lance Stephenson figuring he'd help take the franchise to the next level.So far the only step the Hornets have taken is backward.Charlotte is 4-15 and mired in a 10- ...
Dec 5, 2014
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CHARLOTTE, N.C. - New name. New uniforms. And, most importantly, newfound confidence.The Charlotte Hornets are looking to build off a successful 2013-14 campaign - and second-year coach Steve Clifford believes the organization has the pieces in place to do just ...
Oct 22, 2014
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CHARLOTTE, N.C. - The Charlotte Hornets are moving forward for now without Jeffery Taylor, the latest in a growing list of professional athletes arrested on domestic violence charges.General manager Rich Cho said the Hornets will await the outcome of an NBA- ...
Sep 30, 2014
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CHARLOTTE, N.C. - The Charlotte Hornets are turning to a pair of young, inexperienced power forwards after losing Josh McRoberts in free agency.McRoberts was the one player coach Steve Clifford said the team couldn't afford to lose this offseason. ...
Jul 9, 2014
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DURHAM, N.C. - The Charlotte Hornets say they are looking into an altercation involving rookie P.J. Hairston and a person his agent described as an area high school player during a pickup basketball game at the Durham YMCA.The Hornets issued ...
Jul 7, 2014
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CHARLOTTE, N.C. - Steve Clifford said the Hornets need to get bigger before they get better.Charlotte's second-year coach expects the team to address its lack of height in the NBA draft Thursday night (Friday, Manila time) or in ...
Jun 25, 2014
NBA
LOCAL boxing's top officials got a fresh mandate and three outstanding assistants were hired as NBA head coaches, around this time just a year ago.And over three decades ago at this time, the basketball world celebrated the impressive first year ...
May 29, 2014
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