Tag: Professional 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. ...

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...

Wisconsin’s ‘Rae Rae’ leads Italy’s 3×3 squad at Tokyo Games

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To Italians, she sounds American. To Americans, she sounds Wisconsin. That's fine by Rae Lin D’Alie, because now she's an Olympian. ...

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...

AP-Sportlight-Week Ahead

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July 22 1921 — Jim Barnes wins the U.S. Men’s Open...

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...

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...