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The African basketball championship: Unique and entertaining

DAKAR, Senegal (AP) The African basketball championship may lack star power – even electrical power on occasion. But with national pride at stake, it almost always entertains. AfroBasket, which tipped off Friday in Senegal and Tunisia, can’t be compared to a glitzy event like the NCAA tournament. Senegal’s aging national ...

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Five Facts: 2017-18 Orlando Magic basketball schedule

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On Pro Basketball: Once in the Vanguard of Diversity, Knicks Build a Future That Echoes the Past

On Pro Basketball By HARVEY ARATON A reliable and deserving piñata for critics since the turn of the century, the Knicks are suddenly drawing applause for going all-in on front-office diversity, for being progressively bold, for doing the right thing. Please be advised: This is not the first time in ...

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Prep basketball standout Jontay Porter to reclassify, join Mizzou in 2017

COLUMBIA, Mo. — Missouri announced Wednesday that prep basketball standout Jontay Porter has reclassified and signed as part of first-year coach Cuonzo Martin’s 2017 recruiting class. The 6-11, 240-pound forward joins his older brother and father for what will be one of the most highly anticipated seasons in years in ...

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On Basketball: In Kyrie Irving’s Revelation, a Moment of Reflection

Something about Kyrie Irving’s trade-me bombshell, which landed last Friday and shattered the N.B.A.’s midsummer quietude, seemed eerily familiar. But maybe more from the viewpoint of LeBron James, who apparently had no inkling until recently that Irving’s ultimatum was coming. And how could that be? James, we know, has two ...

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On Pro Basketball: Anthony and D’Antoni May Reunite, This Time for the Better

On Pro Basketball By HARVEY ARATON When they were last together, Mike D’Antoni imposed ball-sharing improvisation on Carmelo Anthony’s out-of-my-way isolation. The result was an unremitting plunge toward what was believed to be permanent separation. And yet more than five years after D’Antoni resigned from the Knicks over his differences ...

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Man accused of driving car onto Mizzou Arena basketball court

COLUMBIA, Mo. — A 23-year-old man has been arrested after smashing through two gates and driving onto the basketball court at the University of Missouri over the weekend, causing an estimated $ 100,000 in damage. Police were called early Sunday after a Volkswagen Passat was driven through a closed gate ...

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Shootaround (May 7): Otto Porter Jr. credits mom for teaching him basketball

No. 1: Otto Porter Jr. got game from mom — One of the Washington Wizards’ promising young players was named after his father but got his game from his mother. In short time, Porter has become of the NBA’s best 3-point shooters, and it’s a credit to the woman in the house who ...

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Atlanta Hawks remove Wes Wilcox as GM, Mike Budeholzer resigning as president of basketball operations but will remain coach

ATLANTA (AP)  — Mike Budenholzer is resigning as the Atlanta Hawks’ president of basketball operations and will remain as coach. The Hawks also have removed Wes Wilcox as general manager as part of the reorganization of their front office announced on Friday. The team announced that Wilcox resigned and will ...

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