Basketball

Naomi Osaka, of Japan, wears a mask in honor of Breonna Taylor before her match against Misaki Doi, of Japan, during the first round of the US Open tennis championships, Monday, Aug. 31, 2020, in New York. (AP Photo/Frank Franklin II)
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September 02, 2020 - 10:17 am
The Latest on the effects of the coronavirus outbreak on sports around the world: ___ Italy midfielder Jorginho has been cleared to train with the national team after joining the squad three days late because of concerns about exposure to the coronavirus with Chelsea. The Italian soccer federation...
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Utah Jazz's Donovan Mitchell (45) and Denver Nuggets' Jamal Murray, center rear, greet each other after their NBA first round playoff basketball game, Tuesday, Sept. 1,2020, in Lake Buena Vista, Fla. The Nuggets won 80-78. (AP Photo/Mark J. Terrill)
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September 02, 2020 - 12:28 am
LAKE BUENA VISTA, Fla. (AP) — Jamal Murray helped a heartbroken Donovan Mitchell off the floor for a handshake and hug, a show of respect between players who had a memorable battle in the bubble. They traded historic offensive fireworks for six games, before Game 7 turned into an old-fashioned...
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Boston Celtics' Marcus Smart (36) celebrates with Grant Williams (12) after sinking a basket and drawing a foul in the second half of an NBA conference semifinal playoff basketball game as Toronto Raptors' Kyle Lowry looks on Tuesday, Sept. 1, 2020, in Lake Buena Vista, Fla. (AP Photo/Mark J. Terrill)
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September 01, 2020 - 8:26 pm
LAKE BUENA VISTA, Fla. (AP) — Jayson Tatum scored 34 points, Marcus Smart made five 3-pointers in the fourth quarter and the Boston Celtics beat the Toronto Raptors 102-99 in Game 2 of their Eastern Conference semifinal series Monday night, putting the reigning NBA champions in serious trouble...
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Oklahoma City Thunder's Chris Paul (3), Dennis Schroder (17), head coach Billy Donovan, center rear, and others celebrate their 104-100 win against the Houston Rockets in an NBA first-round playoff basketball game, Monday, Aug. 31, 2020, in Lake Buena Vista, Fla. (AP Photo/Mark J. Terrill)
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September 01, 2020 - 1:02 pm
LAKE BUENA VISTA, Fla. (AP) — The last time the Houston Rockets played a Game 7, they didn’t have Chris Paul and they wound up losing. Paul wants to see history repeat itself. The former Houston guard simply has willed fifth-seeded Oklahoma City into a deciding game of its Western Conference first-...
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Miami Heat's Jimmy Butler (22) dunks the ball after getting past Milwaukee Bucks' Donte DiVincenzo (0) during the second half of an NBA basketball conference semifinal playoff game, Monday, Aug. 31, 2020, in Lake Buena Vista, Fla. (AP Photo/Mark J. Terrill)
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August 31, 2020 - 10:09 pm
LAKE BUENA VISTA, Fla. (AP) — Jimmy Butler kept hearing the same message from teammates in every conversation Monday night. “Win the game." He listened to them, and delivered. Butler scored 14 of his playoff career-high 40 points in the fourth quarter, Goran Dragic added 27 and the Heat clamped...
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Toronto Raptors' Fred VanVleet (23) scores ahead of Boston Celtics' Brad Wanamaker (9) during the first half of an NBA basketball conference semifinal playoff game Sunday, Aug. 30, 2020, in Lake Buena Vista, Fla. (AP Photo/Ashley Landis)
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August 31, 2020 - 9:03 pm
LAKE BUENA VISTA, Fla. (AP) — Fred VanVleet hadn't seen his family in more than two months. With his Toronto Raptors coming off a bad playoff loss, their long-awaited reunion was a great way to cheer him up. Players began reuniting with family members in the bubble Monday, giving them a feeling of...
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August 31, 2020 - 8:46 pm
BRADENTON, Fla. (AP) — It was a record breaking night for Courtney Vandersloot. The Chicago guard set the WNBA single-game record with 18 assists, helping the Sky beat the Indiana Fever 100-77 on Monday night. Vandersloot tied the record, held by Ticha Penicheiro, at 16 on a drive to the basket,...
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FILE - In this April 2, 1984, file photo, Georgetown head coach John Thompson, left, gives a happy pat to the most valuable player Patrick Ewing, after Georgetown defeated Houston 84-75 in Seattle. John Thompson, the imposing Hall of Famer who turned Georgetown into a “Hoya Paranoia” powerhouse and became the first Black coach to lead a team to the NCAA men’s basketball championship, has died. He was 78 His death was announced in a family statement Monday., Aug. 31, 2020. No details were disclosed.(AP Photo/File)
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August 31, 2020 - 3:57 pm
Reaction from the sports world to the death of former Georgetown basketball coach and Hall of Famer John Thompson: “Georgetown University, the sport of basketball and the world has lost someone who I consider to be a father figure, confidant and role model. He has done so much to impact my life and...
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CORRECTS THAT THE GAME WAS AGAINST ST. JOHNS FOR THE BIG EAST CHAMPIONSHIP, NOT AGAINST HOUSTON FOR THE NCAA CHAMPIONSHIP - FILE - In this March 9, 1985, file photo, Georgetown NCAA college basketball head coach John Thompson poses with player Patrick Ewing after Georgetown defeated St. John's in the Big East Championship in New York. John Thompson, the imposing Hall of Famer who turned Georgetown into a “Hoya Paranoia” powerhouse and became the first Black coach to lead a team to the NCAA men’s basketball championship, has died. He was 78 His death was announced in a family statement Monday., Aug. 31, 2020. No details were disclosed.(AP Photo/File)
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August 31, 2020 - 10:20 am
WASHINGTON (AP) — John Thompson, the imposing Hall of Famer who turned Georgetown into a “Hoya Paranoia” powerhouse and became the first Black coach to lead a team to the NCAA men’s basketball championship, has died. He was 78 His death was announced in a family statement Monday. No details were...
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FILE - In this Jan. 24, 2017, file photo, former NBA basketball player Chris Webber attends a sports and activism panel entitled "From Protest to Progress: Next Steps" in San Jose, Calif. In a week in which racial injustice took center stage following the events in Wisconsin, Black sports media personalities came to the forefront with their views and drove dialogue not seen on many other platforms. While Webber and Jalen Rose said the conversations were meaningful, it wasn't the first time. (AP Photo/Marcio Jose Sanchez, File)
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August 31, 2020 - 2:54 am
Chris Webber's emotional comments last week in support of NBA players, who boycotted the playoffs after the shooting of Jacob Blake, generated millions of views because they came from the heart and addressed sensitive topics. But for Webber and other Black commentators who discussed this week’s...
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