Today: July 23, 2024
Today: July 23, 2024

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Stephen Curry strong in US men's basketball team's 105-79 win over Serbia in Olympic warmup

Stephen Curry scored 24 points, Bam Adebayo added 17 and the U.S. beat Serbia 105-79 to improve to 3-0 in its five-game slate of exhibitions before the Paris Olympics

Stephen Curry strong in US men's basketball team's 105-79 win over Serbia in Olympic warmup
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Giannis Antetokounmpo, Greece beat Luka Doncic, Slovenia to advance to Olympic qualifying final

Thomas Walkup had 19 points, Giannis Antetokounmpo added 13 points in 21 minutes and Greece moved one victory from the Paris Games, eliminating Luka Doncic and Slovenia 96-68 from the semifinals of the Olympic qualifying tournament

Giannis Antetokounmpo, Greece beat Luka Doncic, Slovenia to advance to Olympic qualifying final
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Croatia keeps Olympic hopes alive despite loss, but fails to shut door on Doncic, Slovenia

Croatia is advancing in its bid to earn one of the final spots in the Paris Olympics’ basketball field, but not with the kind of momentum it had hoped

Croatia keeps Olympic hopes alive despite loss, but fails to shut door on Doncic, Slovenia
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Celtics star Jayson Tatum agrees to 5-year, $314 million supermax extension, AP source says

Jayson Tatum has agreed to a five-year, $314 million contract extension to remain with the Boston Celtics, a person with knowledge of the situation told The Associated Press

Celtics star Jayson Tatum agrees to 5-year, $314 million supermax extension, AP source says
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Ownership group of NBA champion Boston Celtics is putting team up for sale

The ownership group that controls the NBA champion Boston Celtics says it intends to sell all its shares of the team

Ownership group of NBA champion Boston Celtics is putting team up for sale
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Patriots draw praise for their innovative play design on blocked field goal

The Patriots may be 0-2, but the day after their 24-17 loss to Miami, coach Bill Belichick and his staff were once again being praised around the NFL for their creativity

Patriots draw praise for their innovative play design on blocked field goal
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Mostert runs for 2 TDs, Tagovailoa throws for another as Dolphins hold off Patriots 24-17

Raheem Mostert had a pair of TD runs, including a 43-yard romp in the fourth quarter, and Tua Tagovailoa added a 2-yard touchdown pass to Tyreek Hill to help the Miami Dolphins hold off the New England Patriots 24-17

Mostert runs for 2 TDs, Tagovailoa throws for another as Dolphins hold off Patriots 24-17
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Celtics 7-footer Kristaps Porzingis could be sidelined until December following ankle surgery

Boston Celtics center Kristaps Porzingis will miss 5-6 months after left ankle surgery

Celtics 7-footer Kristaps Porzingis could be sidelined until December following ankle surgery
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Bruins trade 2023 Vezina Trophy winner Linus Ullmark to Senators for 1st-round pick, 2 players

The Boston Bruins traded 2023 Vezina Trophy winning goaltender Linus Ullmark to the Ottawa Senators on Monday in exchange for the Senators’ 2024 first-round draft pick, forward Mark Kastelic and goaltender Joonas Korpisalo

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Cue the duck boats: Boston salutes Celtics' record 18th NBA championship with parade

The Boston Celtics have celebrated their 18th NBA championship with the customary duck boat parade through the city

Cue the duck boats: Boston salutes Celtics' record 18th NBA championship with parade
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Celtics have short to-do list as they look to become 1st repeat NBA champion since 2018

It took more than a decade, savvy front office and draft moves, and some free agency growing pains for the Celtics to ultimately build the roster that ended their 16-year championship drought

Celtics have short to-do list as they look to become 1st repeat NBA champion since 2018
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'I trusted him. He trusted me.' Brown and Tatum answered critics while leading Celtics to 18th title

In 2008, the Celtics ended a 22-year championship drought led by a Big 3

'I trusted him. He trusted me.' Brown and Tatum answered critics while leading Celtics to 18th title
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Celtics win 18th NBA championship with 106-88 Game 5 victory over Dallas Mavericks

Jayson Tatum had 31 points, 11 assists and eight rebounds as the Celtics topped the Dallas Mavericks 106-88 to claim the franchise’s 18th championship, breaking a tie with the Los Angeles Lakers for the most in league history

Celtics win 18th NBA championship with 106-88 Game 5 victory over Dallas Mavericks
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Celtics center Kristaps Porzingis returns to play for Game 5 of NBA Finals against Mavericks

Kristaps Porzingis returned to play for the Celtics as they attempted to close out the Dallas Mavericks in Game 5 of the NBA Finals

Celtics center Kristaps Porzingis returns to play for Game 5 of NBA Finals against Mavericks
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Celtics take season's worth of lessons into Game 5 of NBA Finals with latest chance to secure title

The Celtics picked the most inopportune time to play their worst game of the season

Celtics take season's worth of lessons into Game 5 of NBA Finals with latest chance to secure title
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Celtics traded for Jrue Holiday with NBA Finals in mind, and now they're 2 wins away from title

The Boston Celtics had the NBA Finals in mind when they went out and acquired Jrue Holiday

Celtics traded for Jrue Holiday with NBA Finals in mind, and now they're 2 wins away from title
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Luka Doncic's triple-double not enough to help Mavericks avoid 2-game hole in NBA Finals vs. Boston

Luka Doncic is piling up injuries and points in these NBA Finals

Luka Doncic's triple-double not enough to help Mavericks avoid 2-game hole in NBA Finals vs. Boston
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Celtics' Kristaps Porzingis suddenly a big problem in Finals for a Mavericks team that cast him off

Mavericks coach Jason Kidd said before the start of the Finals that he didn’t think Kristaps Porzingis received nearly as much praise for his ability as a shot blocker and someone who can alter opponents’ shots

Celtics' Kristaps Porzingis suddenly a big problem in Finals for a Mavericks team that cast him off
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Celtics rout Mavericks 107-89 in Game 1 of NBA Finals behind Brown, returning Porzingis

Jaylen Brown scored 22 points, Kristaps Porzingis added 20 in his first game in more than a month and the Boston Celtics powered past the Dallas Mavericks 107-89 on Thursday night in Game 1 of the NBA Finals

Celtics rout Mavericks 107-89 in Game 1 of NBA Finals behind Brown, returning Porzingis
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Redemption-minded Celtics set to match up with opportunistic Mavericks in NBA Finals

The Dallas Mavericks and Boston Celtics prepare to tip off the NBA Finals and the four biggest names in the series are looking at this moment through different lenses

Redemption-minded Celtics set to match up with opportunistic Mavericks in NBA Finals
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Celtics have followed 'craziness' of Joe Mazzulla's coaching style straight to the NBA Finals

Joe Mazzulla was thrust into a job he didn’t expect to have following former Celtics coach Ime Udoka’s suspension just days before the start of training camp last season

Celtics have followed 'craziness' of Joe Mazzulla's coaching style straight to the NBA Finals
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Injured Kristaps Porzingis on track for return as Celtics prepare for NBA Finals against Mavericks

The Celtics traded for 7-footer Kristaps Porzingis this past offseason hoping he might be the missing piece to help them hoist their 18th title

Injured Kristaps Porzingis on track for return as Celtics prepare for NBA Finals against Mavericks
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Pacers trying to regroup after star Tyrese Haliburton leaves Game 2 with hamstring, chest injuries

Indiana All-Star guard Tyrese Haliburton left in the third quarter because of left hamstring soreness and a chest injury in the Pacers’ 126-110 loss to Boston on Thursday night in Game 2 of the Eastern Conference Finals

Pacers trying to regroup after star Tyrese Haliburton leaves Game 2 with hamstring, chest injuries
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Tatum scores 36, Brown hits 3 to force OT and Celtics edge Pacers 133-128 in Game 1 of East finals

Jayson Tatum scored 36 points, including 10 in overtime after Jaylen Brown’s tying 3-pointer with 6.1 seconds remaining in regulation, and the Boston Celtics rallied just in time for a 133-128 victory over the Indiana Pacers on Tuesday night in Game 1 of the Eastern Conference finals

Tatum scores 36, Brown hits 3 to force OT and Celtics edge Pacers 133-128 in Game 1 of East finals
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Eastern Conference finals is a matchup of season-long favorite Celtics and proud underdog Pacers

So much about the journey the Boston Celtics and Indiana Pacers have taken to the Eastern Conference finals has been about who – they haven’t had to face to get to here

Eastern Conference finals is a matchup of season-long favorite Celtics and proud underdog Pacers

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