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Simmons backflips, withdraws from Australia's Word Cup squad

Jul. 17, 2019 9:55 AM EDT

MELBOURNE, Australia (AP) — Ben Simmons' new contract extension with the Philadelphia 76ers came with bad news for Australian basketball fans: The Melbourne-born NBA All-star won't play for the Boomers at the World Cup. Hours after Simmons and the 76ers agreed to a $170 million, five-year contract...

Not done yet: Warriors, Raptors prepare for Game 5

Jun. 9, 2019 5:02 PM EDT

TORONTO (AP) — The word of the day Sunday that best summed up the NBA Finals was "yet." As in, Golden State isn't ready to give up its throne — yet. Kawhi Leonard hasn't bought any property in Toronto — yet. The Raptors don't see any reason to start celebrating — yet. And Kevin...

With Leonard leading way, Raptors on cusp of 1st NBA title

Jun. 8, 2019 2:04 PM EDT

OAKLAND, Calif. (AP) — There was a moment, not long before the postseason started, when Toronto coach Nick Nurse learned all that he really needed to know about Kawhi Leonard and what makes the man of few words tick. The conversation was about the 82-game regular season. Leonard shrugged and described...

In big trouble: Warriors trail Raptors 3-1 in NBA Finals

Jun. 8, 2019 12:52 AM EDT

OAKLAND, Calif. (AP) — The biggest challenge of this five-year run for the Golden State Warriors has arrived. Win three in a row, two of them on the road — or else. It is quite the predicament, and one that they've never faced in the NBA Finals. Golden State is on the brink of being dethroned as...

Thompson questionable for Game 3, Looney out indefinitely

Jun. 3, 2019 11:49 PM EDT

OAKLAND, Calif. (AP) — Golden State guard Klay Thompson has a mild strain in his left hamstring that forced him out of Game 2 in the NBA Finals and he is listed as questionable for Game 3 against the Toronto Raptors on Wednesday night. In addition, backup big man Kevon Looney suffered a non-displaced...

Warriors beat Raptors 109-104 to even NBA Finals

Jun. 3, 2019 12:23 AM EDT

TORONTO (AP) — The Golden State Warriors relied on a champion's heart to overcome their weary bodies. Klay Thompson scored 25 points before leaving with a hamstring injury, Stephen Curry had 23 and the Warriors ran off the first 18 points of the second half on the way to a 109-104 victory over the Toronto...

What, them worry? Warriors confident despite NBA Finals hole

Jun. 1, 2019 5:04 PM EDT

TORONTO (AP) — The Toronto Raptors are rugged and relentless, capable of punishing teams in transition any time they make a mistake. The Golden State Warriors felt like they were seeing a version of themselves in Game 1 of the NBA Finals, and now they have to stop it. No problem, they figure. "It's first...

Things to know about these most-international NBA Finals

May. 30, 2019 3:56 PM EDT

TORONTO (AP) — Sometime in the next couple weeks, either the Toronto Raptors or Golden State Warriors will proclaim themselves to be world champions. They won't be true "world" champions, of course. But these NBA Finals have a very distinct international feel. Game 1 of the series on Thursday night is in...

Matchups for the NBA Finals between the Warriors and Raptors

May. 26, 2019 2:51 PM EDT

The position matchup breakdown for the 2019 NBA Finals between the Golden State Warriors and Toronto Raptors: STARTING GUARDS Golden State: Stephen Curry and Klay Thompson. Toronto: Kyle Lowry and Danny Green. Analysis: All respect to Lowry, whose toughness and leadership are both comically overlooked because...

Warriors know this is something special, uncertainty ahead

May. 24, 2019 3:48 PM EDT

OAKLAND, Calif. (AP) — Stephen Curry hears the dynasty discussion about his Golden State Warriors during another postseason run. Draymond Green realizes special teams only stay together for so long before something breaks them apart. That's why the Warriors decided from Day 1 of training camp to cherish...