Tag: Men’s basketball

Green headlines list of shooting guards in NBA draft

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US players learning differences between Olympic hoops, NBA

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TOKYO — The U.S. men’s basketball team was about to start playing its final warm-up for the Tokyo Olympics a few days ago in...

Green headlines list of shooting guards in NBA draft

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Jalen Green bypassed college to get the jump on his professional career. The next step comes in Thursday’s NBA draft. ...

Japan’s judoka stars look to calm nation’s Olympic angst

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TOKYO — The first day of full competition of the Tokyo Games could mark the turning point for an uneasy Japanese public that overwhelmingly...

Milwaukee Bucks’ fans celebrate NBA championship with parade

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MILWAUKEE — Thousands of fans lined downtown Milwaukee streets on Thursday to catch a glimpse of their beloved Bucks in a parade to celebrate...

Rhoades, VCU agree to contract extension

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RICHMOND, Va. — Virginia Commonwealth University men's basketball coach Mike Rhoades has signed a two-year contract extension that will keep him on the Rams'...

Cunningham, Suggs headline list of point guards in NBA draft

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Cade Cunningham arrived at Oklahoma State as the expected No. 1 overall NBA draft pick and did nothing to change that in one season...

Hawks’ Okongwu has surgery on torn labrum in right shoulder

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ATLANTA — Atlanta Hawks forward-center Onyeka Okongwu had surgery Wednesday night in Los Angeles to repair a torn labrum in his right shoulder. ...

Among NBA’s best, Popovich still seeks golden touch with USA

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Gregg Popovich is regarded as the NBA’s best, a coach that has won five championships and kept his team near the top for a...

A list of Olympians to follow on social media

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TOKYO — With the Olympics starting Friday, athletes from around the world are in Tokyo, most of them restricted to training and their hotels...