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For the third time in four years with this format, the World Team beat Team USA in the Rising Stars Challenge, earning a resounding 155-124 victory in Los Angeles. The final margin was the second-largest ever in this game, behind only the Sophomores’ win over the Rookies in 2007. World Team Bogdan BogdanovicKings (Serbia)Guard |
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MINNEAPOLIS — With several former players, including Chauncey Billups and Latrell Sprewell, watching on, the Minnesota Timberwolves unveiled a “Flip” banner at the top of the Target Center as the organization paid tribute to Flip Saunders on Thursday. Saunders, who was a basketball fixture in the state of Minnesota having starred collegiately at the University
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DALLAS — Don Carter, the owner who was instrumental in bringing the NBA to Dallas with the expansion Mavericks in 1980, has died. He was 84. The Dallas County medical examiner said Carter died Wednesday night. The cause was not disclosed. Carter co-founded the franchise with Norm Sonju, the club’s first president. Carter sold majority
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Six-time NBA All-Star Amar’e Stoudemire has joined the Big3 League. Stoudemire will serve as a captain of the Tri-State team, alongside Jermaine O’Neal and Nate Robinson. Stoudemire, 35, is among 22 former NBA players to commit to the summertime 3-on-3 league as either a player captain or coach for its second season. Stoudemire last played
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Veteran point guard Brandon Jennings has been all around the world and now he’s headed back to Wisconsin. The Wisconsin Herd, the G League affiliate of the Milwaukee Bucks, announced they have claimed the 28-year-old off waivers. “We couldn’t be more excited to welcome Brandon back to the Bucks organization and introduce him to the
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Former NBA No. 1 overall pick Greg Oden was added to the Big3’s draft pool for its second season in 2018, the league announced Monday. Oden was taken No. 1 overall by the Portland Trail Blazers in the 2007 draft but played just three NBA seasons as his career was derailed by injuries. Kevin Durant
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OKLAHOMA CITY — Russell Westbrook and Carmelo Anthony both sat out their second consecutive game with sprained ankles on Sunday, during the Oklahoma City Thunder‘ 110-92 win over the Memphis Grizzlies. Westbrook and Anthony were late scratches in both games, going through workouts prior to the Thunder’s game Thursday against the Los Angeles Lakers and
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