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Doncic debuts with 48 points, Slovenia wins Olympic opener

Jul. 26, 2021 04:22 AM EDT

SAITAMA, Japan (AP) — Luka Doncic is only a 22-year-old Olympic rookie, a player who might still be a few years away from his best basketball. Sergio Hernandez doesn't need to wait. “For me, I said this two years ago: He is the best player in the...

Lloyd Pierce, 3 others join Pacers staff under Carlisle

Jul. 16, 2021 19:31 PM EDT

INDIANAPOLIS (AP) — The Indiana Pacers hired Lloyd Pierce, Ronald Nored, Mike Weinar and Jenny Boucek as assistant coaches for new head coach Rick Carlisle on Friday. Pierce was head coach of the Atlanta Hawks for the past two and a half seasons before he was fired in...

Jason Kidd, GM Nico Harrison begin Mavericks' 'new chapter'

Jul. 15, 2021 17:22 PM EDT

DALLAS (AP) — New Mavericks coach Jason Kidd and general manager Nico Harrison were introduced Thursday by their new boss, who called it “a new chapter” for a franchise that had not changed GMs under his 21-year ownership and has not won a playoff series since winning the 2011 NBA...

Magic finalize hiring of Mavs assistant Mosley as head coach

Jul. 11, 2021 14:29 PM EDT

Jamahl Mosley has agreed to become the new coach of the Orlando Magic, the team announced Sunday, giving the longtime NBA assistant his first chance at running his own club. Mosley replaces Steve Clifford, who left Orlando by mutual agreement after three seasons and two...

Carlisle brings optimistic vision back to Pacers bench

Jun. 30, 2021 17:52 PM EDT

INDIANAPOLIS (AP) — Rick Carlisle chose the Indiana Pacers for many reasons. He enjoyed his first two stints in Indianapolis, already had strong relationships with team owner Herb Simon and president of basketball operations Kevin Pritchard and thought the roster was a...

Gritty Clippers stave off elimination, beat Suns 116-102

Jun. 29, 2021 00:49 AM EDT

PHOENIX (AP) — Paul George had just wrapped up his brilliant night, scoring 41 points to keep the Los Angeles Clippers' season alive. He shared some hugs and fist bumps with teammates and assistant coaches before he finally got to head coach Tyronn Lue. There were some...

Mavs welcome back Kidd as coach, along with new GM Harrison

Jun. 28, 2021 18:28 PM EDT

DALLAS (AP) — The Dallas Mavericks welcomed back former point guard Jason Kidd as their coach Monday along with new general manager Nico Harrison. Kidd returns to the Mavericks nine years after backing out on an oral agreement to re-sign in free agency for what ended up...

AP source: Mavs hire title-winning guard Jason Kidd as coach

Jun. 25, 2021 17:14 PM EDT

DALLAS (AP) — Jason Kidd is coming back to Dallas again, this time to replace the coach he won a championship with as the point guard of the Mavericks 10 years ago. Kidd and the Mavericks agreed on a contract Friday, eight days after Rick Carlisle resigned abruptly in...

Dallas Mavericks hiring former championship-winning point guard Jason Kidd to replace Rick Carlisle as coach

Jun. 25, 2021 14:17 PM EDT
DALLAS (AP) — Dallas Mavericks hiring former championship-winning point guard Jason Kidd to replace Rick Carlisle as coach.

Carlisle takes over Pacers for 2nd time after leaving Mavs

Jun. 24, 2021 17:28 PM EDT

INDIANAPOLIS (AP) — When Kevin Pritchard hired a new coach in October, he took a calculated risk. This time, the Indiana Pacers president of basketball operations went for the known commodity. Pritchard hired longtime Dallas Mavericks coach Rick Carlisle on Thursday,...