NBA

June 03, 2019 - 9:27 pm
OAKLAND, Calif. (AP) — Golden State guard Klay Thompson has a mild strain in his left hamstring that forced him out of Game 2 in the NBA Finals and he is listed as questionable for Game 3 against the Toronto Raptors on Wednesday night. In addition, backup big man Kevon Looney suffered a non-...
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June 01, 2019 - 6:45 am
TORONTO (AP) — Steve Kerr has seen a little of almost everything during his wildly successful five-year run as coach of the Golden State Warriors. This, however, is something new. For the first time, Kerr and the Warriors are staring at a 1-0 deficit in the NBA Finals. They've trailed in series...
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May 31, 2019 - 8:08 am
Draymond Green responds to the media after his heated exchange with Drake following the Golden State Warriors' Game 1 loss in the NBA Finals, Thursday Night
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May 25, 2019 - 11:54 pm
TORONTO (AP) — Kyle Lowry stole the ball and pushed it ahead, then waited for Kawhi Leonard to arrive before feeding his All-Star teammate for a thunderous one-handed slam over Giannis Antetokounmpo. "The building exploded after that dunk," Leonard said. It sure did. Now imagine how it will sound...
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May 25, 2019 - 6:45 am
TORONTO (AP) — There's no escaping the reality of what's at stake when the Toronto Raptors host the Milwaukee Bucks in Game 6 of the Eastern Conference finals on Saturday night. The surging Raptors have won three straight, putting them on the brink of the first NBA Finals berth in team history. The...
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May 24, 2019 - 9:20 am
Mallory Edens, daughter of Milwaukee Bucks co-owner Wes Edens, took her own shot against Drake during Game 5 of the Eastern Conference Finals, last night. Sitting next to Aaron Rodgers on the sideline, she wore a shirt with rapper Pusha T on it. Petty wars -- The daughter of the Milwaukee Bucks...
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May 22, 2019 - 8:32 am
TORONTO (AP) — With a weary Kawhi Leonard fighting through fatigue, the Toronto Raptors found enough energy to pull away from the Milwaukee Bucks. Kyle Lowry led the way. Lowry scored 25 points, Leonard had 19 and the Raptors beat the Milwaukee Bucks 120-102 on Tuesday night to even the Eastern...
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May 16, 2019 - 7:42 am
MILWAUKEE (AP) — Down for most of the game, clearly rusty at times after nearly a full week off, the Milwaukee Bucks looked very much like a team in trouble. Until the fourth quarter. The team with the NBA's best record this season found its stride at the perfect time. Brook Lopez scored 13 of his...
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Zion Williamson of Duke flexes and smiles during a game against North Carolina.
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May 14, 2019 - 8:32 am
The 2019 NBA Draft lottery takes place Tuesday night to determine the order of teams picking in June's draft. The prize attached to the bouncing ping pong balls is the No. 1 pick -- and with it, the opportunity to select Duke phenom Zion Williamson. ESPN will air the lottery at 8:30 p.m. ET (the...
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Jason Kidd is reportedly among the candidates to become the next head coach of the Los Angeles Lakers.
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May 09, 2019 - 10:53 am
The search for the next Los Angeles Lakers head coach continues to be much more difficult than anticipated. It appeared as if LeBron James’ former Cleveland Cavaliers coach Ty Lue was on the fast track to get the job, but the negotiations deteriorated, culminating in Wednesday's news that Lue had...
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