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The U.S. men are favored for basketball gold at the Paris Games but many challengers await them

Jul. 12, 2024 16:47 PM EDT

There is one goal, and it’s always the same goal for USA Basketball. The only acceptable result from these Paris Olympics is another gold medal. And the most recent gold was one of the toughest to get. At the Tokyo Games three years ago, the U.S. trailed Spain by 10...

USA Basketball tops Canada 86-72 in exhibition opener on the road to Paris Olympics

Jul. 11, 2024 01:00 AM EDT

LAS VEGAS (AP) — For USA Basketball, the road to the Paris Olympics has started with a win. Anthony Davis scored 13 points, Stephen Curry added 12 and the United States opened its tune-up schedule for the Paris Games by topping Canada 86-72 on Wednesday night. Jrue...

USA Basketball men's Olympic team arrives for camp in Las Vegas

Jul. 05, 2024 11:56 AM EDT

LAS VEGAS (AP) — There’s something that Kobe Bryant once said that has stuck with U.S. men’s Olympic basketball coach Steve Kerr and seems especially important now. It was about how other nations have made big strides in basketball, how the gap between the rest of the world and...

T-wolves jump in for Dillingham and draft exonerated Shannon, after Blazers go big with Clingan

Jun. 27, 2024 18:37 PM EDT

The Minnesota Timberwolves were committed to keeping their core together, coming off a trip to the Western Conference finals and in no position to enhance the roster through free agency or trades. They got that done in the NBA draft Wednesday night, jumping in to get Kentucky guard...

T-wolves realize returning to Western Conference finals -- and advancing further -- comes with cost

May. 31, 2024 17:19 PM EDT

MINNEAPOLIS (AP) — The Minnesota Timberwolves have their entire core signed for next season and beyond, boasting two All-Stars and multiple award winners from this breakthrough journey to the Western Conference finals. Maintaining the continuity they're seeking is going to cost...

Doncic's 36 points spur Mavericks to NBA Finals with 124-103 toppling of Timberwolves in Game 5

May. 31, 2024 00:35 AM EDT

MINNEAPOLIS (AP) — Luka Doncic was in his element, hitting shots from everywhere on the court, hushing the crowd and flashing those sly smiles as the Dallas Mavericks delivered a knockout performance. Now one of the global sport's young superstars gets his first trip to the NBA...

The T-wolves got back to playing stingy defense and kept the West finals vs. the Mavericks going

May. 29, 2024 18:41 PM EDT

MINNEAPOLIS (AP) — For all the problems the Minnesota Timberwolves were presented by the Dallas Mavericks over three straight losses to start the Western Conference finals, the one dogging them the most was the part of their game that led them this far in the first place. The best...

Towns, Edwards lift Wolves over Mavs 105-100 to avoid sweep in West finals

May. 29, 2024 00:47 AM EDT

DALLAS (AP) — Karl-Anthony Towns finally found his rhythm, and the Timberwolves finally closed a game in the Western Conference finals. Now they head back to Minnesota to see if they can make things even more interesting against Dallas. Towns scored 20 of his 25...

Closers Luka Doncic and Kyrie Irving have Mavs on verge of sweeping Wolves in West finals

May. 27, 2024 17:36 PM EDT

DALLAS (AP) — Kyrie Irving screamed at the crowd, then turned and grabbed Luka Doncic in a bear hug after the play that clinched a 3-0 lead in the Western Conference finals for Dallas. The co-stars — and fourth-quarter closers — for the Mavericks have been at it all series...

Luka Doncic and Kyrie Irving each score 33 points as Mavs beat Wolves for 3-0 lead in West finals

May. 27, 2024 00:57 AM EDT

DALLAS (AP) — Luka Doncic lunged for the ball after a steal by Anthony Edwards, knocking it far enough away to create a scramble and a jump ball the Dallas superstar won. The Mavericks made all the big plays again — on both ends of the court — and are a win away from their...