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Done deal: Celtics' Will Hardy takes over as coach of Jazz

Jun. 29, 2022 18:24 PM EDT

As the Utah Jazz spent time talking to candidates to become their next coach, Will Hardy quickly rose to the top of their list. And that’s where he stayed. Hardy was announced as the coach of the Jazz on Wednesday, a day after the sides came to an agreement in principle. He’ll be...

NBA free agency opens Thursday, starting deal-making season

Jun. 29, 2022 17:36 PM EDT

Let the talking begin. The trading, too, and eventually the signing. Free agency officially opens Thursday in the NBA, with teams able to begin negotiating at 6 p.m. Eastern with players who are not under contract — although, in reality, free agency and the slew of offseason...

AP source: Celtics' Hardy accepts offer to become Jazz coach

Jun. 28, 2022 16:52 PM EDT

Boston Celtics assistant Will Hardy has accepted an offer to become the coach of the Utah Jazz, a person with knowledge of the negotiations said Tuesday. Hardy and the Jazz were in the process of finalizing contract language, according to the person who spoke to The Associated Press...

Grizzlies confirm trade with 76ers netting Roddy, Green

Jun. 24, 2022 18:51 PM EDT

MEMPHIS, Tenn. (AP) — The Memphis Grizzlies announced Friday the final pieces of their draft night trade sending guard De'Anthony Melton to the Philadelphia 76ers for the draft rights to forward David Roddy and wing Danny Green. The 6-foot-6 Green has started 709 of 819 regular...

Baylor's Sochan, Ohio State's Branham to Spurs in NBA draft

Jun. 24, 2022 01:21 AM EDT

SAN ANTONIO (AP) — The San Antonio Spurs chose Baylor forward Jeremy Sochan with the ninth overall pick, Ohio State guard Malaki Branham with the 20th selection and Notre Dame’s Blake Wesley at No. 25 in the NBA draft on Thursday night. The trio of 19-year-olds all spent one...

The Finals matchup: Celtics vs. Warriors for NBA title

May. 30, 2022 02:06 AM EDT

MIAMI (AP) — Somewhere, Gregg Popovich must be pleased. Ime Udoka and Steve Kerr played for Popovich with of the San Antonio Spurs, both served as assistant coaches under him, and neither makes any effort to hide the affinity they have for the NBA’s career victory leader. ...

Before NBA draft lottery, Lakers already made Pelicans lucky

May. 16, 2022 17:07 PM EDT

Time for the NBA draft lottery, where some team will get a nice reward for a miserable season. Not the Los Angeles Lakers, though. Their misery is set to make a good year even better for the New Orleans Pelicans. The Pelicans are the lone playoff team among the clubs...

Spurs owner insists NBA team will stay in San Antonio

May. 10, 2022 13:16 PM EDT

SAN ANTONIO (AP) — San Antonio Spurs owner Peter J. Holt on Tuesday told fans not to worry: The team isn't going anywhere. A plan to have the Spurs play a few games in Austin, 80 miles away, had raised some local anxiety that the owners may be considering moving the team. ...

Aces beat short-handed Mercury for Hammon's first victory

May. 07, 2022 00:28 AM EDT

PHOENIX (AP) — Dearica Hamby scored 24 points and the Las Vegas Aces won in Becky Hammon's first game as coach, beating the short-handed Phoenix Mercury 106-88 on Friday night to open the WNBA season. Phoenix was without Brittney Griner as she nears the three-month mark of her...

Clippers looking to eke out playoff berth vs Pelicans

Apr. 14, 2022 19:30 PM EDT

LOS ANGELES (AP) — From their first-ever Western Conference Finals appearance to a last-gasp play-in game, the Los Angeles Clippers have been a surprisingly resilient bunch. They finished two games above .500 despite not having superstar Kawhi Leonard all season and losing Paul...