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MIAMI - Udonis Haslem is officially back with the Miami Heat.Haslem signed another contract - the 10th of his career - with the Heat on Sunday (Monday, Manila time), assuring that he will return for a 19th season with Miami. It is a one- ...
Aug 16, 2021
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UNCASVILLE, Connecticut - Vanessa Bryant took Michael Jordan's hand and walked down from the stage, a familiar chant breaking out throughout the arena as she made her way back to her seat."Kobe! Kobe! Kobe!" the crowd shouted.With that, he ...
May 16, 2021
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KOBE. Timmy. KG.The full names weren't necessary. The first name, or even the initials, were enough. Such was the star power that Kobe Bryant, Tim Duncan and Kevin Garnett carried throughout their careers and still possess, all of them now ...
May 14, 2021
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SPRINGFIELD, Massachusetts - Kobe Bryant, Tim Duncan and Kevin Garnett will finally enter the Basketball Hall of Fame in May 2021.The NBA said on Saturday (Sunday, Manila time) that the delayed Hall of Fame weekend - it was to have taken place in ...
Nov 29, 2020
NBA
SAN ANTONIO - The San Antonio Spurs have promoted assistant coach Mitch Johnson to fill the position vacated by former star Tim Duncan.Duncan, the Spurs' all-time leader in points, rebounds and blocked shots - and the only player to be on ...
Nov 13, 2020
OVER the weekend, former NBA player and now NBA G League Select team coach Brian Shaw had the internet abuzz when he said Filipino prodigy Kai Sotto has the skills to be a player in the mold of Denver Nuggets star Nikola ...
Aug 17, 2020
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LAKE BUENA VISTA, Fla. - San Antonio's record-tying run of 22 consecutive postseason appearances is over, with the Spurs being eliminated from contention for a Western Conference play-in spot Thursday (Friday, Manila time).The Spurs were officially ousted when ...
Aug 14, 2020
THE Naismith Memorial Basketball Hall of Fame was gearing up for a great year: not just the all-but-certain election of NBA superstars like Kobe Bryant, Kevin Garnett and Tim Duncan, but also a chance to unveil a completely renovated museum. ...
Jun 3, 2020
NBA
SPRINGFIELD, Massachusetts - Basketball Hall of Fame chairman Jerry Colangelo told ESPN that the enshrinement ceremony for Kobe Bryant, Kevin Garnett, Tim Duncan and five others will be delayed until 2021 because of the coronavirus pandemic.The ceremony was to have taken place ...
May 28, 2020
A LOOK at the newest members of the Naismith Memorial Basketball Hall of Fame, announced on Saturday (Sunday, Manila time):Key stats: 25.0 points, 5.2 rebounds, 4.7 assists per game in 20 NBA seasons with the Los Angeles Lakers. ...
Apr 5, 2020
KOBE Bryant's resume has yet another entry to validate his greatness: He's now, officially, a Hall of Famer.And he's got plenty of elite company in the 2020 class, one that may be as glitzy as ...
Apr 5, 2020
A UNIQUE Hall of Fame class will be announced Saturday (Sunday, Manila time) in a unique way.Kobe Bryant, Tim Duncan and Kevin Garnett are all expected to be officially announced as part of the 2020 class of enshrinees by the Naismith ...
Apr 4, 2020
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CHARLOTTE, N.C. - Dejounte Murray scored 21 points and the San Antonio Spurs gave Tim Duncan his first victory as an acting head coach with a 104-103 victory over the Charlotte Hornets on Tuesday night (Wednesday, Manila time).Spurs longtime coach ...
Mar 4, 2020
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CHARLOTTE, N.C. - Spurs coach Gregg Popovich missed Tuesday night's game against the Charlotte Hornets because he is away to attend to personal business.The team announced former Spurs star and assistant coach Tim Duncan would step in as head ...
Mar 4, 2020
CHICAGO - The list of finalists for the Basketball Hall of Fame is considerably shorter than usual.The voters really didn't need more this year.Kobe Bryant, Tim Duncan and Kevin Garnett - 48 All-Star nods between them - headlined the class of ...
Feb 15, 2020
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SAN ANTONIO - Tim Duncan was back in charge in San Antonio and the Spurs were flourishing under his leadership again.Duncan was directing players on defensive assignments, encouraging them and providing needed leadership. But in the end, he couldn't provide the ...
Nov 17, 2019
NBA
SAN ANTONIO - Boris Diaw was rightly concerned about the well-being of a scrawny 19-year-old kid moving to a new country and attempting to compete against the game's best in the NBA. One odd Christmas dinner that turned ...
Nov 12, 2019
NBA
Tim Duncan is back with the San Antonio Spurs, this time as an assistant coach under Gregg Popovich.Duncan, the Spurs' all-time leader in points, rebounds and blocked shots - and the only player to be on all five of San ...
Jul 23, 2019
NBA
SAN ANTONIO - Tony Parker is back for the San Antonio Spurs, and the veteran guard expects teammate Kawhi Leonard to return in "two or three weeks" from a quadriceps injury that's kept him out all season.Leonard has been practicing ...
Nov 28, 2017
KANSAS CITY, Missouri - John Stockton and Tim Duncan made their names in college, polished their legacies in the NBA, and retired with resumes that made them a lock for induction into just about any Hall of Fame.Hard to believe there was ...
Nov 21, 2017
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