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NBA's Biyombo brings Congo to the pope after trip canceled

Jun. 21, 2022 14:26 PM EDT

VATICAN CITY (AP) — Pope Francis may have canceled his planned trip to Congo because of his bad knee, but he had a visit Tuesday from one of Congo’s brightest basketball stars who briefed him on his humanitarian efforts back home. The Phoenix Suns’ Bismack Biyombo had a private...

Suns hire first woman of color to NBA assistant GM job

Jun. 21, 2022 13:40 PM EDT

PHOENIX (AP) — The Phoenix Suns have hired Morgan Cato as an assistant general manager and vice president of basketball operations, becoming the first woman of color to hold an assistant GM title for an NBA franchise. Cato comes to Phoenix after spending nearly a decade with the...

Mavs down 2-0 again, this time against title-tested Warriors

May. 21, 2022 11:27 AM EDT

Luka Doncic didn't have another “believe” in him with the Mavericks facing a 2-0 deficit for a second consecutive series. Not that the Dallas superstar doesn't believe. There's just a difference after losing a 19-point lead against title-tested Stephen Curry and the Golden State...

Marcus Smart, Mikal Bridges top NBA All-Defensive first team

May. 20, 2022 20:41 PM EDT

NEW YORK (AP) — Defensive Player of the Year Marcus Smart of the Boston Celtics was the leading vote-getter for the All-Defensive first team, with Mikal Bridges of the Phoenix Suns joining him as the other guard. Former Defensive Players of the Year Rudy Gobert of Utah and Giannis...

Curry's 21 points, 12 boards lead Warriors in Game 1, 112-87

May. 19, 2022 01:06 AM EDT

SAN FRANCISCO (AP) — Once Stephen Curry and Klay Thompson slowed down, caught their breath and stopped rushing shots, the Splash Brothers got on a roll that proved too much for Dallas to stop. Especially because Andrew Wiggins worked end to end to make sure Luka Doncic couldn't get...

Mavericks fined 2nd time for breaking bench rules at Suns

May. 18, 2022 18:39 PM EDT

NEW YORK (AP) — The Dallas Mavericks were fined $50,000 by the NBA on Wednesday for a second violation of bench decorum during their Western Conference semifinal series against Phoenix. The second fine, twice as much as the first, was issued after Dallas' blowout Game 7 victory in...

Curry, Thompson ready to lead Warriors vs surprising Mavs

May. 17, 2022 21:04 PM EDT

SAN FRANCISCO (AP) — Many months ago and well before he returned to the court from an injury absence of more than 2 1/2 years, Klay Thompson made a bold proclamation: “It's championship or bust." Thompson, Stephen Curry and the Golden State Warriors are one step closer to having...

Mavericks-Warriors Western Conference finals preview capsule

May. 17, 2022 13:02 PM EDT

Preview capsule for the Golden State-Dallas Western Conference finals series that starts Wednesday: No. 3 GOLDEN STATE WARRIORS (53-29, 8-3) vs. No. 4 DALLAS MAVERICKS (52-30, 8-5) Season series: Mavericks, 3-1 Schedule: Wednesday and Friday at Golden...

Suns stinker in Game 7 overshadows excellent regular season

May. 16, 2022 17:01 PM EDT

PHOENIX (AP) — Chris Paul worked his way around the perimeter and got the shot he wanted on the first offensive possession for the Phoenix Suns — an open 14-foot jumper near the free-throw line that he's made plenty of times during his 17-year NBA career. It rattled in and out of...

After Game 7 win, Mavericks will enjoy, prepare for Warriors

May. 16, 2022 02:50 AM EDT

PHOENIX (AP) — Coach Jason Kidd made it clear during an interview before Game 7 of the Western Conference semifinals that no matter what happened on Sunday night, the Dallas Mavericks should consider this a successful season. A few hours later, it became even more special. ...