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The 2021-22 season hadn’t even formally started when Nikola Jokic set the tone for how he planned to handle the unwanted MVP inquiries lobbed in his direction. Leaning up...
May 10, 2022 Professional 0 Comments
MIAMI — No team in the NBA shot better on 3-pointers during the regular season than the Miami Heat. Of those still remaining, no team has shot worse in the playoffs from ...
May 10, 2022 Professional 0 Comments
Wednesday’s Scores Miami 119, Philadelphia 103, Miami leads series 2-0 Phoenix 129, Dallas 109, Phoenix leads series 2-0 Thursday No games scheduled Friday ...
May 06, 2022 Professional 0 Comments
Even before the regular season ended, even before the final media ballots were tabulated, it only stood as a matter of when, rather than if, with Tyler Herro and the NBA’...
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MEMPHIS, Tenn. (AP) — Klay Thompson hit a go-ahead 3-pointer with 36 seconds left and the Golden State Warriors overcame Draymond Green’s first-half ejection to edge the ...
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NEW YORK — Kevin Durant, quite predictably, came out firing, trying to make up for lost time, and even though he delivered a big number, it still wasn’t enough. The Celti...
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MILWAUKEE — Milwaukee Bucks forward Khris Middleton is expected to miss at least two weeks after injuring his left knee Wednesday night in Game 2 of their first-round pla...
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Kyrie Irving and the Nets are expecting more of the same from Boston — on and off the court — in Wednesday's Game 2 when the Celtics look to build on their buzzer-beating...
April 20, 2022 Professional 0 Comments
By The Associated Press All Times EDT FIRST ROUND (Best-of-7) x-if necessary Eastern Conference Philadelphia 1, Toronto 0 Saturday, April 16: Philadelphia 131, Toronto 11...
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SAN FRANCISCO – Stephen Curry threw down a two-handed slam dunk during practice, then said he was optimistic about his chances of being on the court again for Golden Stat...
April 15, 2022 Professional 0 Comments
Vogel led L.A. to NBA title in 2020
Vogel led L.A. to NBA title in 2020
April 12, 2022 Professional 0 Comments
Whether or not players enjoy the play-in tournament, now in Year 2, the Nets finished the regular season in seventh. That means they are not a lock for the postseason jus...
April 12, 2022 Sports 0 Comments
NEW YORK — It doesn’t matter who the Nets have to play. A win is a win, and they need to win out. With four games left in the regular season, the Nets are fighting for th...
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NEW YORK — New York City’s mayor exempted athletes and performers — including Brooklyn Nets star Kyrie Irving — from the city’s vaccine mandate Thursday, while keeping in...
March 25, 2022 Professional 0 Comments
ORLANDO, Fla. — The Kyrie Irving Road-Only Show was a gigantic hit on Tuesday night as the Nets guard scored a career-high and franchise record 60 points in a 150-108 dem...
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CHICAGO — A man who spent $8.50 apiece in 1984 for a pair of tickets to Michael Jordan’s NBA debut with the Chicago Bulls has sold one of them at auction for $468,000. Mi...
March 01, 2022 Professional 0 Comments
League has no clear-cut favorite to win title
League has no clear-cut favorite to win title
February 22, 2022 Professional 0 Comments
Beth Mowins made ESPN history in 2017 when she was the first woman to call a “Monday Night Football” game. She will again be part of a network first on Wednesday when ESP...
February 05, 2022 Professional 0 Comments
Suns duo were chosen
NEW YORK — Devin Booker and Chris Paul were chosen Thursday as reserves for the NBA All-Star Game, giving the NBA-leading Phoenix Suns two selections. The Utah Jazz also...
February 04, 2022 Professional 0 Comments
NEW YORK — LeBron James was fined $15,000 for an obscene gesture Friday by the NBA, which also warned the Lakers superstar about using profane language. James made the ...
November 27, 2021 Professional 0 Comments
LeBron James of the Los Angeles Lakers has been suspended for one game and Detroit’s Isaiah Stewart was suspended two games for their roles in an ugly incident during Su...
November 23, 2021 Professional 0 Comments
WASHINGTON — President Joe Biden welcomed the NBA champion Milwaukee Bucks to the White House on Monday, praising team members not just for their achievements on the co...
November 09, 2021 Professional 0 Comments
The NBA released tentative health and safety protocols to its teams Tuesday, detailing how unvaccinated players will be tested far more often than their vaccinated colle...
September 29, 2021 Professional 0 Comments
SAITAMA, Japan — With the gold medal in jeopardy, the U.S. knew where to turn to protect it. It could only be Captain America. Even before he was wrapped up in a flag th...
August 10, 2021 Professional 0 Comments
Antetokounmpo scores 50 in Game 6 clincher MILWAUKEE — Giannis Antetokounmpo had the Larry O’Brien Trophy in one arm, the NBA Finals MVP trophy in the other and there was...
July 22, 2021 Professional 0 Comments
PHOENIX — The Phoenix Suns like to believe they’re a resilient bunch. Now is one of their few chances this season to prove it. The Suns will be facing an elimination gam...
July 19, 2021 Professional 0 Comments
Well-timed steal gives Bucks 3-2 series lead PHOENIX — Jrue Holiday seized his chance to give the Milwaukee Bucks the lead in the NBA Finals. Took it right out of Devin B...
July 19, 2021 Professional 0 Comments
All Times Eastern NBA FINALS Tuesday, July 6 Phoenix 118, Milwaukee 105 Thursday, July 8 Phoenix 118, Milwaukee 108 Sunday, July 11 Milwaukee 120, Phoenix 100 Wednesday,...
July 17, 2021 Professional 0 Comments
PHOENIX — The Phoenix Suns had designs on coming home with a chance to win their first championship. Khris Middleton’s shots and Giannis Antetokounmpo’s swat ended those...
July 17, 2021 Professional 0 Comments
All Times Eastern Tuesday, July 6 Phoenix 118, Milwaukee 105 Thursday, July 8 Phoenix 118, Milwaukee 108 Sunday, July 11 Milwaukee 120, Phoenix 100, Phoenix leads the se...
July 15, 2021 Professional 0 Comments