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Adam Silver would have liked seeing Caitlin Clark on the US Olympic team, understands decision

Jun. 13, 2024 18:27 PM EDT

DALLAS (AP) — As a basketball fan, Adam Silver would have loved to have seen Caitlin Clark on the U.S. Olympic women's team for this summer's Paris Games. As NBA Commissioner, he understands why it didn't happen. Clark was not selected for the team that was announced...

NBA Finals Notebook: Porzingis a go, Kyrie and LeBron make nice, Hardaway Jr. throws shade at dad

Jun. 05, 2024 19:05 PM EDT

BOSTON (AP) — Celtics 7-footer Kristaps Porzingis said he will be ready to “just go out there and hoop” for Game 1 of the NBA Finals on Thursday night after missing Boston’s last 10 games with a strained left calf. “It was a long road to get to this point for me. But...

NBA media negotiations are in the 4th quarter. The outcome remains very much in doubt

May. 30, 2024 17:51 PM EDT

The conference finals and Bronny James' decision to remain in the draft are far from the only things dominating NBA conversations lately. In fact, both have been trumped by the drama surrounding where fans will be able to watch games for at least the next decade. The...

Larry Bird Museum officially opens in Terre Haute

May. 30, 2024 16:21 PM EDT

TERRE HAUTE, Ind. (AP) — By his own admission, Larry Bird has always been a shy introvert. So he wondered why he has to keep talking on stage in front of thousands of people. “It’s because of the love and respect I’ve had for my fans and the love and respect...

Celtics rally late again to close out Pacers for 4-0 sweep in Eastern Conference finals

May. 28, 2024 00:40 AM EDT

INDIANAPOLIS (AP) — Derrick White stood stoically at midcourt as his teammates celebrated Monday night. He saw Jayson Tatum toss the ball high into the air, Al Horford run toward the coaching staff and looking for his son long before Jaylen Brown hoisted the Eastern Conference...

Boston Celtics clinch spot in the NBA Finals with 105-102 win over Indiana Pacers

May. 27, 2024 22:45 PM EDT
INDIANAPOLIS (AP) — Boston Celtics clinch spot in the NBA Finals with 105-102 win over Indiana Pacers.

Reaction to the death of Bill Walton, the Hall of Famer who died Monday

May. 27, 2024 22:37 PM EDT

Reaction from the basketball world to the death Monday of Bill Walton: ___ “My very close friend, fellow Bruin and NBA rival Bill Walton died today. And the world feels so much heavier now. On the court, Bill was a fierce player, but off the court he wasn’t happy...

Walton helped Pacers coach earn NBA title, win over future wife with concert tickets on first date

May. 27, 2024 21:21 PM EDT

INDIANAPOLIS (AP) — Indiana Pacers coach Rick Carlisle poured out his heart Monday night when he started reflecting on the impact of Bill Walton. He recalled how Walton's arrival helped turn the 1985-86 Boston Celtics into an NBA title team for the ages. Carlisle explained how...

Bill Walton, Hall of Fame player who became a star broadcaster, dies of cancer at 71

May. 27, 2024 20:40 PM EDT

Bill Walton was never afraid to be himself. Larger than life, only in part because of his nearly 7-foot frame, Walton was a two-time NCAA champion at UCLA, a two-time champion in the NBA, a Basketball Hall of Fame inductee, an on-court icon in every sense of the word. And off the...

Tyrese Haliburton to miss second straight game as Pacers try to stop Celtics from clinching series

May. 27, 2024 19:36 PM EDT

INDIANAPOLIS (AP) — The Indiana Pacers have ruled out two-time All-Star Tyrese Haliburton for Game 4 on Monday night against Boston because an injured left hamstring. It’s the second straight game the All-NBA player will miss in the Eastern Conference finals. The...