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Bol, son of Manute Bol, excited to show worth for Nuggets

Bol, son of Manute Bol, excited to show worth for Nuggets

WASHINGTON (AFP) – Teen center Bol Bol, the Sudanese-American son of the late NBA star Manute Bol, is confident and excited to begin his own NBA journey with the Denver Nuggets. The 7-foot-2 (2.18m) 19-year-old has an amazing 7-foot-8 (2.37m) extended fingertip reach, impressive outside shooting and dribbling moves to match his formidable shotblocking skills […]

Lakers’ Cousins could  miss this season due to injury

LOS ANGELES (AFP) – Injury-nagged Los Angeles Lakers center DeMarcus Cousins could miss the entire 2019-20 NBA season with a torn left knee ligament, his agent told ESPN on Thursday. In a major setback for a team that added star big man Anthony Davis to four-time NBA Most Valuable Player LeBron James, Cousins suffered the […]

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Changes are coming…in NBA

The NBA schedule is a little bit easier on players. Fans might be catching a break – and some more sleep – as well. The league announced its 2019-20 schedule on Monday, featuring another dip in back-to-back games for teams and a major change in the number of nationally televised games starting at 10:30 p.m. […]

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Raptors’ Lowry withdraws from US World Cup team

LOS ANGELES (AFP) – Kyle Lowry of the NBA champion Toronto Raptors has withdrawn from consideration for the US Basketball World Cup team due to a thumb injury. The Raptors guard had surgery on his left thumb in July and had hoped to recover and play for the United States in their bid to win […]

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Durant won’t blame Warriors for torn Achilles tendon

LOS ANGELES (AFP) – Two-time NBA Finals Most Valuable Player Kevin Durant does not blame the Golden State Warriors for the torn Achilles tendon he suffered in the NBA Finals, Yahoo Sports reported Wednesday. Durant, who signed a four-year deal worth $164 million with the Brooklyn Nets last month, was hurt in game five of the […]

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LAS VEGAS (AP) – USA Basketball managing director Jerry Colangelo said Sunday that he is not worried about the Americans’ chances as they begin preparations for the FIBA World Cup, even after a wildly unpredictable process was needed just to fill a training-camp roster for the tournament that starts in China at the end of […]

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