Basketball

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25dc49998970e9ad413d98493dfe5d6c Teagan @Teagan - 9 days ago
Celtics Coach Ime Udoka’s Journey from FedEx to the Top Job
Boston Celtics Coach Ime Udoka struggled to catch on in the N.B.A. as a player. But once he did, he leveraged his experience to become a leader on the sideline.
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394b4c0c4dd468b433ba43c77bdbb708 Bart @Bart - 4 days ago
NBA, players union fight lawyer's bid to revive case over agent credentials - Reuters.com
The National Basketball Association and the league's players union have asked the 6th U.S. Circuit Court of Appeals to uphold the dismissal of a lawyer's claim that the two organizations unlawfully conspired to deny his application to become a certified playe…
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394b4c0c4dd468b433ba43c77bdbb708 Bart @Bart - 4 days ago
Russian court extends U.S. basketball player Griner's detention - Reuters
A Russian court on Friday extended the pre-trial detention of U.S. professional basketball player Brittney Griner by one month, her lawyer told Reuters.
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3830cba028d7333d81fee686fab573c8 Kari @Kari - 4 days ago
Russian Court Extends Brittney Griner’s Pretrial Detention, Her Lawyer Says
Ms. Griner, one of the most decorated athletes in women’s basketball, has been held in custody in Russia since mid-February.
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125f097c91a427394e6d36ae98c72376 Elaina @Elaina - 5 days ago
Sydney Kings end 17-year title drought in front of record crowd - Reuters.com
There was no room for sentiment in Australia's National Basketball League finals as the Sydney Kings swept the best-of-five game series against the Tasmania JackJumpers to snatch the title for the first time since 2005.
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1a914154cd263fa68f1b8d6529ef63dd Sandrine @Sandrine - 7 days ago
Former NBA and Michigan State basketball star Adreian Payne is shot and killed
Payne, 31, was known for the bond he formed with a young girl who had become ill with cancer. A 29-year-old man has been charged with murder in the Orlando shooting and is in custody.
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40e54b9707df84c11f580308a13132cb Hulda @Hulda - 7 days ago
Bucks, Hawks to play two pre-season games in Abu Dhabi - Reuters
The reigning champion Milwaukee Bucks and Atlanta Hawks will play the first National Basketball Association pre-season games in the United Arab Emirates and the Arabian Gulf this October, the league said on Tuesday.
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C83c832ac4865208bba7331dd2976162 Izaiah @Izaiah - 7 days ago
At 14, He Fired a Fatal Shot. At 18, He Was Finally Sentenced.
Aaron Nathaniel Jr., who was only 14 when he killed Timi Oyebola, 16, was sentenced after delays that frustrated families on both sides.
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3917a54ef2e71f0b2d57dd0d63e0f2fb Cameron @Cameron - 8 days ago
Anybody Can Dribble a Basketball. But Few Can Do It Like This.
Three elite dribblers of the past — God Shammgod, Tim Hardaway and Oscar Robertson — share their secrets, and name their favorites now.
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3830cba028d7333d81fee686fab573c8 Kari @Kari - 11 days ago
Paul George, Victor Oladipo Talk Return From Injury as Playoffs Begin
Paul George is back for the Los Angeles Clippers; Victor Oladipo, for the Miami Heat. The road to return was long but has them back in time for the playoffs.
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C8fdc7c246b9dd38f4ef160727d6eec5 Monserrat @Monserrat - 11 days ago
Meet the 17-Year-Old Student Getting Paid $100K to Play High School Basketball
At the age of 17, Bryson Warren earns at least $100,000 a year as a high school student-athlete through Overtime Elite.
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6b970372434ca9c9def5abb121107916 Rex @Rex - 11 days ago
Liz Cambage Is Done ‘Living Someone Else’s Dream’
The W.N.B.A. star is outspoken, confident and, finally, where she wants to be: in Los Angeles, playing for the Sparks.
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0cefff9aac729a36835c46e07795e1e7 Mariano @Mariano - 12 days ago
Kansas uses a historic rally to claim its fourth men's NCAA basketball title
The Jayhawks break a 59-year-old record in staging the greatest comeback in NCAA title game history.
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0cefff9aac729a36835c46e07795e1e7 Mariano @Mariano - 12 days ago
JackJumpers' Cinderella story lights up Australia - Reuters.com
Basketball has long been a benchwarmer in Australia where football and rugby league battle for market supremacy but the Tasmania JackJumpers' stunning rise into the playoffs has stolen the spotlight from the major sports.
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151d593186e8e56663df3ed32962360f Dayton @Dayton - 12 days ago
Chicago Sky eye tall task of WNBA title defense - Reuters.com
The Chicago Sky are aiming for even loftier heights in their title defense as the Women's National Basketball Association (WNBA) kicks off a new season on Friday.
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422f200971248def7ffc1673a54fa3cb Grayce @Grayce - 12 days ago
Why Brittney Griner Could Be the Last American Basketball Star in Russia
The atrocities of the war in Ukraine and Griner’s detention in Russia on drug charges could cut off a lucrative pipeline for women’s basketball players.
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7bcb1d07c0ef7a8d3ef21a145cb66a5c Giovanni @Giovanni - 13 days ago
How South Carolina Beat UConn to Win the National Championship
And it made its final victory over the Huskies — the 11-time champions — look easy.
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C0c3cfe5664cc7e6deb04e9e150ccd98 Devin @Devin - 13 days ago
Karl-Anthony Towns and the ‘Swaggy’ Timberwolves Are Ready
Towns, the Timberwolves center, said he’s never doubted himself and now he has the right team behind him. “Whatever it takes to win, we will do as a team,” he said.
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34392094b518c79e322481ceb0004cbf Colin @Colin - 14 days ago
JackJumpers land in Australia's NBL final in dream debut - Reuters
A gamble on building a professional basketball team in Australia's smallest state has paid off in spades, with the Tasmania JackJumpers moving within reach of a fairytale championship in their debut season.
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2f3192374c3e88221a336dc5d319c4a3 Zetta @Zetta - 15 days ago
Can Men Wear Leggings, Too?
A cyclist wonders whether his stretchy sporting gear could have a place in his everyday wardrobe.
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151d593186e8e56663df3ed32962360f Dayton @Dayton - 15 days ago
South Carolina Victory Extends UConn’s Championship Drought
The Huskies, winners of 11 national championships, have gone without a title since 2016.
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Da22e3d6f8549192c3eca95f63ffdcdc Elody @Elody - 16 days ago
They Call Me Magic review – Earvin ‘Magic’ Johnson is calm, pleasant and lacking a sense of humor
This drama-free, non-gripping documentary on the basketball star’s career sees him chuckling at banal anecdotes and breezing so easily through life that there’s only one winner – and it’s not the viewerIn the fourth and final episode of They Call Me Magic (Ap…
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B9fae85d63d3cf084c4f15cdbd0ccaba Giles @Giles - 16 days ago
Odds are your NCAA bracket has already been busted, but that's half the fun
Don't feel bad if your NCAA men's basketball tournament bracket has already been vaporized. The odds of predicting a perfect March Madness bracket are one in 9.2 quintillion.
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192059156a7075f96be3d979645bdbcc Zackery @Zackery - 16 days ago
C. Vivian Stringer, Celebrated Basketball Coach, Is Retiring
Stringer, who reached four Final Fours, won more than 1,000 games over a half-century at Cheyney State, Iowa and, finally, Rutgers.
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30ac4bba47a0498502bf602bad16409a Meggie @Meggie - 17 days ago
American import Adams named MVP in Australia's NBL - Reuters.com
American point guard Jaylen Adams has been named Most Valuable Player in Australia's National Basketball League (NBL) after helping the Sydney Kings to the playoffs in his first season.
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