Tag: NBA basketball

Unseld talking defense as he takes over Wizards job

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WASHINGTON — Wes Unseld Jr.'s path to this point was a bit different than his father's. ...

Balance, grit put Bucks on verge of 1st title in 50 years

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MILWAUKEE — Giannis Antetokounmpo believes it’s the tenacity of the Bucks that has Milwaukee a game away from its first championship in a half...

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. ...

Bucks’ forward Thanasis Antetokounmpo in health protocol

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PHOENIX — In the most important games of this NBA season, COVID-19 continues to make its impact felt. ...

Analysis: Popovich has to love play from Olympians in finals

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The happiest basketball coach in the world right now should be Milwaukee’s Mike Budenholzer, since he's one win away from the NBA title. ...

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Kevin Love has withdrawn from the Olympics because of a calf injury, forcing the U.S. basketball team to replace two players on its roster.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

The waiting Games: Olympians navigate strict rules in Tokyo

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Sydney McLaughlin turns 22 three days after the final of the 400-meter hurdles, in which she might win Olympic gold and may even lower...

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. ...