Basketball

Anything to do with Basketball

4a267f11de75663a48a0fdf6365ffa8c Elvie @Elvie - about 16 hours ago
A Humbling N.B.A. Moment Brings Cheers From Japan
Going viral because you got dunked on? Yikes — unless you’re Yuta Watanabe, whose effort has endeared him to a growing wave of basketball fans in his home country, Japan.
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125f097c91a427394e6d36ae98c72376 Elaina @Elaina - about 16 hours ago
Liz Cambage: Australian criticises Olympic team photo shoot
Australian basketball star Liz Cambage says a promotional photo of Olympians lacks diversity.
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222d8c41bd81f4a6d7b47e2341f0ffca Jarod @Jarod - 1 day ago
Jordan to be Bryant's presenter at Hall of Fame enshrinement - Reuters
Michael Jordan will be Kobe Bryant's presenter when the Los Angeles Lakers great is inducted posthumously into the Basketball Hall of Fame next month.
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2f3192374c3e88221a336dc5d319c4a3 Zetta @Zetta - 1 day ago
3 NBA players test positive for COVID-19 - Reuters
Three unidentified NBA players tested positive for COVID-19, the league and the National Basketball Players Association said Wednesday.
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125f097c91a427394e6d36ae98c72376 Elaina @Elaina - 1 day ago
'Big Shot' on Disney+ is a sports show afraid of conflict
I'm no champion of sports analogies, but if you enter a game, you better be ready to leave it all on the court. Disney's Big Shot, from David E. Kelley, Dean Leroy, and Brad Garrett, is positioned as a touching sports show about the relationship between a coa…
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1a914154cd263fa68f1b8d6529ef63dd Sandrine @Sandrine - 3 days ago
Jeremiah Trusty, Singer, Model, Actor, Dies at 38
Of all his endeavors, singing was the most important. He had recently recorded a song that he hoped would be his breakthrough. He died of Covid-19.
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1a914154cd263fa68f1b8d6529ef63dd Sandrine @Sandrine - 6 days ago
Kim Mulkey Leaves Baylor for L.S.U.
Mulkey, who won three national titles in 21 seasons with the Bears, will return to the state where she made her name.
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6232f8a636fcadbbec0b89d4f6ded6e2 Ericka @Ericka - 7 days ago
NCAA Gives USC Probation and a Fine In Bribery Scandal
A disciplinary committee put the Southern California program on probation for two years in connection with a 2017 investigation into corruption in college hoops.
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7caeec7c88c24f5d4f9a4c169eb9f70c Maureen @Maureen - 7 days ago
North Carolina Coach Roy Williams Retires After 3 National Titles
Williams won three N.C.A.A. men’s tournament championships in 18 seasons with the Tar Heels. At North Carolina and Kansas, he took 30 teams to the tournament in 33 seasons and reached the Final Four nine times.
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2cb2f1cf49e001b23749fba977acd24a Casper @Casper - 8 days ago
'Ultra-rare' LeBron rookie card sells for record-breaking $5.2 million - Reuters
An "ultra-rare" signed rookie card for four-time National Basketball Association (NBA) champion LeBron James sold for $5.2 million on Monday, breaking the record for the most expensive basketball card ever sold.
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4a267f11de75663a48a0fdf6365ffa8c Elvie @Elvie - 9 days ago
Champions Crowned, N.C.A.A. Returns to Its Pre-Covid Problems
If anything, the coronavirus pandemic only deferred, highlighted or exacerbated the issues confronting college sports.
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517b70d8d6fde87cc5b8e754959e4212 Ezequiel @Ezequiel - 10 days ago
5 W.N.B.A. Draft Hopefuls to Watch
A deep run in the N.C.A.A. tournament isn’t required for a basketball player to become a star or make it to the pros. These five women aim to prove it.
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F8a6248ab1c5ce893cb03b8d7e3ab08b Cyril @Cyril - 13 days ago
Revived U.C.L.A. Will Face Michigan for Final Four Berth
After barely making the field of the N.C.A.A. men’s basketball tournament, the Bruins are enjoying a revival under Coach Mick Cronin. Now they’re one win from the Final Four.
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C0decc0c6b5bd408c22c456fa130a368 Marie @Marie - 14 days ago
Daunte Wright Spent Final Moments Talking With His Mother
“I just seen and heard the fear in his voice,” she said. Mr. Wright was a young father who loved basketball and, in the tightknit world of Minneapolis, had a connection to George Floyd.
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34392094b518c79e322481ceb0004cbf Colin @Colin - 14 days ago
Another Laugher as Gonzaga Reaches the Round of 8
The three N.C.A.A. tournament victories by Gonzaga, which is trying to become the first unbeaten men’s basketball champion since Indiana in 1976, have been by 43, 16 and 18 points.
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A6c0c46e61817f7ae594dd513e06b21d Elliott @Elliott - 14 days ago
The Return of March Madness Brought Back Hope
The N.C.A.A. basketball tournaments, the first significant American sporting event outright canceled in 2020 because of the pandemic, brought some optimism that the country might be turning a corner.
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25dc49998970e9ad413d98493dfe5d6c Teagan @Teagan - 14 days ago
Stanford Wins N.C.A.A. Women’s Basketball Title for First Time in 29 Years
The Cardinal survived a game against in-conference rival Arizona and a season that left them without a home for nine weeks amid the pandemic.
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498be12662c1d913d0cbee6108a66520 Torey @Torey - 15 days ago
Baylor Denies Gonzaga a Perfect Season, Winning N.C.A.A. Men’s Basketball Title
The Bears’ stifling defense powered them to an 86-70 victory over Gonzaga, which was one win away from being the first undefeated champion since 1976.
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041490c94bd26a3efdf85d49d9b013ba Alexie @Alexie - 16 days ago
What We Learned From the First Weekend of the N.C.A.A. Basketball Men’s Tournament
The Big Ten’s teams have faltered, the Pac-12’s have excelled and the upsets have been steady.
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6b970372434ca9c9def5abb121107916 Rex @Rex - 16 days ago
The Time Dad Locked Down Elgin Baylor
Elgin Baylor’s N.B.A. legacy will loom large in basketball history. But the time our columnist’s father managed to defend Baylor for a half became a cherished part of family lore.
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A59a299a48e660a4cad891f05afdefa8 Geovany @Geovany - 16 days ago
UConn Routs Iowa in Sweet 16, Contains Clark
The first round of 16 matchup in the N.C.A.A. women’s basketball tournament was the first to welcome paying spectators. Huskies fans made sure the rest of the crowd in San Antonio knew who won.
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1bd665cfdc2ebddfa4e39c96971aafdf Elian @Elian - 17 days ago
‘He Was Our Dreams’: A College Basketball Star’s Wrenching Death
Days after leading his college team to its first men’s N.C.A.A. tournament, Oscar Frayer was killed in a highway crash. Loved ones said he had finally found his footing in life.
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Abe69d7aacc9c6d89b2d1ff5e9ac6ef4 Hank @Hank - 19 days ago
Regular People Keep Challenging N.B.A. and W.N.B.A. Players
There’s confidence, and then there’s thinking you can beat one of the 500 (N.B.A.) or 150 (W.N.B.A.) best basketball players in the world.
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6c170accf2ec5f1d4dbc252c635bb25c Erik @Erik - 19 days ago
John Grisham Leaves the Courtroom for Basketball, and Sudan
Grisham has spent the past 30 years churning out legal thrillers, but the pandemic’s impact on college sports prompted him to shift his focus to a basketball novel called “Sooley.”
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3c59b35923f7f5e6a11c533088a15138 Jessika @Jessika - 21 days ago
Bobby Leonard, Hall of Fame Basketball Coach, Dies at 88
He coached the Indiana Pacers for 12 seasons and took them to three A.B.A. titles. The governor of Indiana called him “the embodiment of basketball.”
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