Pro Basketball (NBA)

Coach’s dad wants Bucks to press, Giannis likes the idea

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PHOENIX — If Vince Budenholzer had his way, the Milwaukee Bucks would start guarding Chris Paul the minute he walked into the arena. ...

Suns forward Saric out with torn ACL in right knee

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PHOENIX — Phoenix Suns forward Dario Saric has a torn ACL in his right knee that he suffered during the first quarter of Game...

National Spelling Bee win could be footnote to hoops career

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LAKE BUENA VISTA, Fla. — The biographical blurbs about competitors in the Scripps National Spelling Bee include a litany of other interests, from sports...

Silver says NBA may have weathered pandemic well financially

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PHOENIX — The NBA may emerge from the pandemic on better financial footing than it first anticipated, though Commissioner Adam Silver warned Tuesday that...

Suns’ Saric suffers knee injury, won’t return to Game 1

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PHOENIX — Phoenix Suns forward Dario Saric won't return to Game 1 of the NBA Finals on Tuesday night after suffering a right knee...

Analysis: The parity era in the NBA may have just arrived

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PHOENIX — Adam Silver said about 6,200 words in his annual state-of-the-league news conference before Game 1 of the NBA Finals. ...

NBA’s Mills to be one of Australia’s Olympic flag bearers

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SYDNEY — San Antonio Spurs guard Patty Mills and swimmer Cate Campbell were named Wednesday as flag bearers for the Australian Olympic team at...

The power of 10: Tatum eager to wear Bryant’s Olympic number

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LAS VEGAS — Jayson Tatum was 15 when he made his first USA Basketball national team. It was 2013, when he got picked to...

Camp Pop: US basketball team opens Olympic practice in Vegas

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Gregg Popovich knows he doesn’t have to spend a whole lot of time teaching the game of basketball to his U.S. Olympic players. ...

Tokyo Games still weigh limits on fans — if any fans at all

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TOKYO — The Tokyo Olympic organizing committee signaled on Monday that it will change its ticket policy this week for any local fans hoping...