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Mitchell and Conley pairing could give Jazz offense a lift

Sep. 30, 2019 10:09 PM EDT

SALT LAKE CITY (AP) — Utah changed the entire dynamic of its backcourt after acquiring veteran point guard Mike Conley from the Memphis Grizzlies in July. Will it be enough to turn the Jazz into an NBA championship contender? That's what Utah is banking on heading into the 2019-20 season. Conley joins...

Giannis, Bucks look to be last team standing at season's end

Sep. 30, 2019 6:52 PM EDT

MILWAUKEE (AP) — Expectations for Giannis Antetokounmpo and the Milwaukee Bucks have never been higher. After leading the Bucks to a league-best 60 wins in the regular season and losing to the NBA champion Raptors in the Eastern Conference finals earlier this year, Antetokounmpo is putting his league MVP...

Celtics vow to move past last year's disappointing season

Sep. 30, 2019 6:25 PM EDT

BOSTON (AP) — Change is everywhere for the Boston Celtics this season. And it's noticeable in many ways, big and small. Point guard Kyrie Irving is gone and has been replaced by another All-Star in Kemba Walker. The spot in the middle of Boston's offense that once belonged to Al Horford will now be...

US keeps top spot in FIBA men's world rankings; Spain No. 2

Sep. 19, 2019 7:07 AM EDT

USA Basketball has kept its No. 1 spot in the FIBA world men's rankings, even after a disappointing seventh-place showing in the World Cup that ended earlier this week. It's now nine-years-and-counting in the top spot for the U.S., which has held the No. 1 ranking since winning the 2010 world championship. World...