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Media day arrives in the NBA, the start of 2021-22 season

Sep. 27, 2021 03:27 AM EDT

The NBA is back, returning Monday with most teams around the league holding media day interview sessions ahead of the official start of training camps on Tuesday. There will be new faces in new places, with five coaches — Boston’s Ime Udoka, Portland’s Chauncey...

Suns' Booker will miss start of camp due to health protocols

Sep. 26, 2021 16:29 PM EDT

PHOENIX (AP) — Phoenix Suns guard Devin Booker will miss the start of training camp after being placed in the NBA's health and safety protocols. The Suns said Sunday that the two-time All-Star won't participate in Monday's media day. The team said it would have no...

Paul gets more chances to bring Suns, and himself, a title

Aug. 02, 2021 21:18 PM EDT

PHOENIX (AP) — Chris Paul proved to be an ageless wonder in his first season with the Phoenix Suns, leading the franchise to the NBA Finals for the first time in nearly three decades. Now he'll get another chance to push the Suns — and himself — to a long-coveted...

Holiday may be piece to a 2nd basketball championship puzzle

Aug. 02, 2021 07:27 AM EDT

SAITAMA, Japan (AP) — Jrue Holiday has already had gold in his grasp. It belongs to his wife, Lauren, who won two gold medals as a member of the U.S. women's soccer team. The latter was in 2012, when Holiday went to London to cheer her on. “I’ve...

Suns take Day’Ron Sharpe, trade rights to Nets

Jul. 30, 2021 00:13 AM EDT

PHOENIX (AP) — The Phoenix Suns selected Day'Ron Sharpe with the 29th overall pick in Thursday night's NBA draft but quickly traded the rights to the North Carolina big man to the Brooklyn Nets in a deal to land shooting guard Landry Shamet. The Sharpe trade to the Nets...

US trio puts NBA Finals behind, turns focus to Olympic gold

Jul. 29, 2021 06:34 AM EDT

SAITAMA, Japan (AP) — There was plenty of time to talk about it, had they wanted to. Devin Booker, Jrue Holiday and Khris Middleton were together on a plane to Tokyo, just days after they had played in the hard-fought NBA Finals. They had roughly...

Editorial Roundup: Wisconsin

Jul. 28, 2021 07:13 AM EDT

Eau Claire Leader-Telegram. July 27, 2021. Editorial: Wisconsin leaders’ antics are getting old Earlier this week, Gov. Tony Evers called for a special legislative session to vote on increasing funding for Wisconsin schools and universities....

US men's basketball seeking some ways to click on offense

Jul. 27, 2021 09:41 AM EDT

SAITAMA, Japan (AP) — Kevin Durant was the leading scorer for Brooklyn this past season. Same goes for Damian Lillard in Portland, Devin Booker in Phoenix, Jayson Tatum in Boston, Zach LaVine in Chicago and Jerami Grant in Detroit. At home, they’re all probably the...

Trio of NBA Finals players finally arrives at Tokyo Olympics

Jul. 24, 2021 21:59 PM EDT

SAITAMA, Japan (AP) — The U.S. men’s basketball team is finally together. Devin Booker, Khris Middleton and Jrue Holiday — the trio of U.S. Olympians who were in the NBA Finals and therefore have not been around their Tokyo Games teammates — arrived in Japan on...

Biles and Ledecky headline Day 2 of Olympic competition

Jul. 24, 2021 12:14 PM EDT

TOKYO (AP) — Two of America's star Olympians headline Sunday's events at the Tokyo Games as Simone Biles and Katie Ledecky both begin their quests to rewrite the record books. The U.S. men’s basketball team begins play, while surfing makes its Olympic debut and the...