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Penny Hardaway sees Larry Brown helping make Memphis better

Jul. 12, 2021 17:52 PM EDT

MEMPHIS, Tenn. (AP) — Penny Hardaway has wanted Larry Brown to coach with him ever since he took over at his alma mater. Three years later, they have that chance at Memphis. “I've always wanted to be around greatness,” Hardaway said Monday after Brown's first...

Back in NCAA: Larry Brown joins Hardaway's staff at Memphis

Jul. 08, 2021 17:53 PM EDT

MEMPHIS, Tenn. (AP) — Memphis coach Penny Hardaway has added Hall of Famer Larry Brown to the Tigers’ staff as an assistant, reuniting the former New York Knicks player and coach. Brown, 80, is the only coach to win championships in both the NCAA (with Kansas in 1988)...

Hawks reach agreement to make Nate McMillan full-time coach

Jul. 05, 2021 15:51 PM EDT

ATLANTA (AP) — Atlanta Hawks general manager Travis Schlenk moved quickly to lock down Nate McMillan as the full-time coach, reaching an agreement to remove the interim tag only two days after team's season ended. The deal comes after McMillan, in his interim role, led...

Bucks' Portis emerges as fan favorite with blue-collar style

Jul. 02, 2021 01:32 AM EDT

MILWAUKEE (AP) — Bobby Portis says he turned down more lucrative offers to sign with the Milwaukee Bucks in the offseason because he wanted to play for a winner and experience a deep playoff run. The reassurance that he made the right decision came every time a frenzied...

Young Hawks try to regroup at home in Game 3 against Bucks

Jun. 26, 2021 12:56 PM EDT

ATLANTA (AP) — The Atlanta Hawks' path to the Eastern Conference finals provides reason to remain optimistic after a humbling Game 2 loss to the Milwaukee Bucks evened the series at 1-1. The Bucks also can rely on their postseason history to boost their belief in their...

Hawks remain confident vs 76ers despite Embiid's dominance

Jun. 09, 2021 17:10 PM EDT

ATLANTA (AP) — The Hawks return to Atlanta beaming with confidence in their Eastern Conference semifinal series against the Philadelphia 76ers despite their inability to slow down, much less stop, Joel Embiid. The 76ers big man has scored 79 points in the first two...

New York's Tom Thibodeau picked as NBA's coach of the year

Jun. 07, 2021 20:08 PM EDT

NEW YORK (AP) — Tom Thibodeau got the New York Knicks back to the playoffs, guiding the team to its second-best record in 20 years. And in the eyes of the voters, that coaching job was the best in the NBA. Thibodeau was revealed Monday as the...

Young scores 35, Hawks top Embiid, Sixers 128-124 in Game 1

Jun. 06, 2021 17:16 PM EDT

PHILADELPHIA (AP) — Trae Young put an early smackdown on Philly that had the Hawks in control of Game 1 and finished the win with a lob to John Collins for a one-handed jam. Collins punched the air in celebration — and the Hawks took a moment to exhale after a hefty...

Good to go? Embiid's status for Game 1 uncertain for 76ers

Jun. 05, 2021 14:27 PM EDT

PHILADELPHIA (AP) — Dwight Howard gushed over his first year in Philly, a train-of-thought review on his favorite cheesesteak spot and the dairy dessert the Sixers give away at home games, and he even hummed a few bars to the team’s theme song. Fun! ...

Capela is backbone of Hawks -- and quite a trash talker, too

Jun. 04, 2021 16:42 PM EDT

ATLANTA (AP) — If Trae Young is the unquestioned star of the Atlanta Hawks, then Clint Capela is the backbone. A pretty good trash talker, too. The burly, 6-foot-10 Swiss center has given the Hawks the gritty defensive presence they so desperately...