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Pistons take international prospect Doumbouya at No. 15

Jun. 21, 2019 1:18 AM EDT

AUBURN HILLS, Mich. (AP) — Sekou Doumbouya is still only 18 and he didn't start playing basketball until he was 12. "That's good. That means there's upside," Detroit Pistons executive Ed Stefanski said. "Youngest kid in the draft. We're excited." The Pistons drafted Doumbouya with the No. 15 pick of the...

From St. Louis to Tokyo, Blues fan celebrates a Stanley Cup

Jun. 13, 2019 11:39 AM EDT

TOKYO (AP) — I can't imagine there were many St. Louis Blues fans farther from their hometown than I was when the team finally won its first Stanley Cup. If not, my kicker is that I actually attended Blues games that first season in 1967-68. Others talk about being long-suffering fans. They've got nothing...

Before Friday, the last 4OT NBA playoff game preceded change

May. 4, 2019 7:26 PM EDT

The last time there was a four-overtime NBA playoff contest, the game would soon change. Boston's 111-105 win over Syracuse on April 16, 1953, was a foul-fest. Both teams would shoot 64 free throws in the game, the matchup turning into the likes of one that wasn't uncommon in the era before the shot clock. The...