Tag: Professional basketball

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. ...

US women earn first exhibition win, routing Nigeria 93-62

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LAS VEGAS — A'ja Wilson scored 16 points and Breanna Stewart added 14 to help the U.S. beat Nigeria 93-62 on Sunday in the...

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...

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...

Liz Cambage pulls out of Australia’s Olympic team for Tokyo

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Liz Cambage has withdrawn from Australia’s Olympic women’s basketball team because of the anxiety she’s feeling about living and competing inside the restrictive bubble...

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Kevin Love has withdrawn from the Olympics because of a calf injury, forcing the U.S. basketball team to replace two players on its roster.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

AP sources: Ogwumike files appeal to play in Olympics

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LAS VEGAS — Nneka Ogwumike and Elizabeth Williams have filed appeals to the Court of Arbitration for Sport in a last-ditch effort to play...

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...