Tag: National Basketball Association

Resilient Suns? Down 3-2 in Finals, it’s time to find out

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PHOENIX — The Phoenix Suns like to believe they're a resilient bunch. ...

AP Source: Wizards offering coaching job to Wes Unseld Jr.

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The Washington Wizards are offering their coaching job to Wes Unseld Jr. and expect to reach an agreement with him, a person with knowledge...

Wizards draw on storied name, hire Wes Unseld Jr as coach

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WASHINGTON — Wes Unseld Jr. was hired as coach of the Washington Wizards on Saturday, bringing the former Denver Nuggets assistant full circle with...

Kevin Love out; US basketball now to replace 2 players

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Kevin Love has withdrawn from the Olympics because of a calf injury, forcing the U.S. basketball team to replace two players on its roster. ...

Back in Phoenix, back to even: Suns, Bucks ready for Game 5

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PHOENIX — The Phoenix Suns had designs on coming home with a chance to win their first championship. ...

Lillard wants Blazers to step up pursuit of championship

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Damian Lillard said Friday he has not requested a trade but wants the Portland Trail Blazers to be more urgent in their pursuit of...

Lloyd Pierce, 3 others join Pacers staff under Carlisle

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INDIANAPOLIS — The Indiana Pacers hired Lloyd Pierce, Ronald Nored, Mike Weinar and Jenny Boucek as assistant coaches for new head coach Rick Carlisle...

Bucks get confidence boost in win without Giannis scoring 40

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MILWAUKEE — As remarkable as Giannis Antetokounmpo has been in delivering MVP-caliber performances during the NBA Finals while playing with an injured knee, there...

Better block than LeBron’s? Giannis’ rim denial earns raves

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MILWAUKEE — Giannis Antetokounmpo’s emphatic denial of Deandre Ayton’s dunk attempt is the play of the NBA Finals thus far. ...

Chris Paul catches turnover bug at bad time for the Suns

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The ball was in Chris Paul's hands with 35 seconds left and his team needed a bucket to tie or take the lead in...