Basketball

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Anthony Mandella
September 11, 2019 - 6:08 pm
The streak of sheer and utter dominance for Team USA has been snapped. France defeated Team USA 89-79 in the quarterfinals of the 2019 FIBA World Cup, Wednesday. Team USA had won 58 consecutive international competitions, including previous World Cups and Summer Olympic Games, before being stunned...
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Giannis Antetokounmpo of Greece looks to pass around Vitor Benite of Brazil during their group stage match in the FIBA Basketball World Cup in Nanjing in eastern China's Jiangsu province, Tuesday, Sept. 3, 2019. (Chinatopix via AP)
Anthony Mandella
September 06, 2019 - 1:45 am
SHENZHEN, China (AP) — The U.S. men's basketball team figured that it would eventually cross paths with Giannis Antetokounmpo at this World Cup. And the Americans were right. For the first time, a reigning NBA MVP will play against the U.S. on a major international stage. Antetokounmpo and Greece (...
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Class of 2019 inductees into the Basketball Hall of Fame, from left to right, Chuck Cooper III, accepting on behalf of his late father Chuck Cooper, Susan Braun, accepting on behalf of her later father Carl Braun, Al Attles,Vlade Divac, Ron Coville accepting on behalf of his father-in-law, Bill Fitch, Bobby Jones, Sidney Moncrief, Jack Sikma, Dick Barnett for Tennessee A&I, Linda Price for Wayland Baptist, Teresa Weatherspoon, and Paul Westphal, pose for a photo during a news conference at the Naismith Memorial Basketball Hall of Fame, Thursday, Sept. 5, 2019, in Springfield, Mass. (AP Photo/Jessica Hill)
Anthony Mandella
September 05, 2019 - 4:54 pm
SPRINGFIELD, Mass. (AP) — Vlade Divac and Jack Sikma were big men who could pass and hit a jump shot, helping redefine the post position in the NBA. They were the centers of attention Thursday, receiving their orange jackets in advance of Friday's induction into the Naismith Memorial Basketball...
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Wendy's Big Show
August 20, 2019 - 2:58 pm
Rule changes, strategy shifts and philosophy overhauls have taken over the NFL, MLB and NBA. Are the sports you grew up with quickly becoming unrecognizable from the games they once were?
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Wendy's Big Show
August 12, 2019 - 5:44 pm
The 2019-2020 NBA regular season schedule dropped, Monday . Radio.com Sports Insider Brian Scalabrine joined The Wendy's Big Show to look ahead at the season -- for the Bucks and across the Association. Did the Bucks get better? Who is the favorite to win the Eastern Conference (hint: it's not the...
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August 12, 2019 - 2:34 pm
The NBA and the Milwaukee Bucks released the 2019-2020 regular season schedule, Aug. 12. The Bucks will tip-off the season at the Houston Rockets and open the second season of Fiserv Forum against the Miami Heat. @Bucks - Milwaukee Bucks official Twitter account The Bucks will play 24 nationally-...
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FILE - In this July 26, 2018, file photo, head coach head coach Gregg Popovich speaks with the media during a training camp for USA Basketball, in Las Vegas. USA Basketball opened training camp Monday, Aug. 5, 2019, for the FIBA World Cup, which starts Aug. 31 in China. (AP Photo/John Locher, File)
August 05, 2019 - 1:29 pm
LAS VEGAS (AP) — USA Basketball opened training camp Monday for the FIBA World Cup, which starts Aug. 31 in China. Here are 10 things to know about the tournament and the Americans' quest for an unprecedented third gold medal in the event. ___ WHAT IS IT? The World Cup is a 32-team tournament...
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July 25, 2019 - 4:17 pm
MILWAUKEE -- The Bucks have added sharpshooter Kyle Korver, Marquette alum Wesley Matthews, seven-footer Robin Lopez and overseas star Thanasis Antetokounmpo thus far this offseason. Thursday, the team announced the addition of a 21-year-old, top five draft pick: Latest for the JS: Milwaukee Bucks...
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Wendy's Big Show
July 22, 2019 - 5:18 pm
The Bucks agreed to terms with veteran three-point wizard Kyle Korver over the weekend. He joins Wesley Matthews and Robin Lopez as the team's key offseason acquisitions, with Malcolm Brogdon being the key loss. With Korver's addition to the roster, is it safe to say that the Bucks got better this...
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July 19, 2019 - 2:54 pm
Giannis Antetokounmpo put his team, his country...and his name on the NBA map when he won the 2019 Most Valuable Player award last month. The Greek Freak has begun his takeover of the Assocation, leading the regular season's winnigest team to the Eastern Conference Finals via a flurry of ferocious...
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