Daily Archives: May 6, 2023

Doc Rivers pushing Sixers to have better body language vs. Celtics

[ad_1] CAMDEN, N.J.–The Philadelphia 76ers have a tendency of letting little mistakes get to them a bit. Whenever they miss a rebound or an assignment, they can begin to hang their heads and look a bit defeated at times. That was the case in their Game 3 loss to the Boston Celtics on Friday. The Celtics committed four turnovers and …

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2023 NBA playoffs schedule, bracket: Heat rout Knicks to take series lead; Lakers-Warriors tips Saturday night

[ad_1] Kim O’Reilly, CBS Sports The Heat took a 2-1 series lead on the Knicks after Miami’s one-sided win Saturday afternoon. Game 3 between the Golden State Warriors and the Los Angeles Lakers tips off Saturday night. On Friday night, the Boston Celtics took back home court advantage with a victory over the host 76ers. Game 4 will be in Philadelphia …

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Bronny James commits to USC: LeBron James’ son chooses to stay near father in Southern California

[ad_1] USATSI Four-star guard Bronny James, the oldest son of Lakers legend LeBron James and the top uncommitted player in the Class of 2023, announced Saturday that he has committed to USC. The No. 26 player in the class, according to 247Sports, Bronny James ended his extended recruitment by choosing the Trojans over Ohio State and Oregon. Saturday’s commitment caps …

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Bulls’ DeMar DeRozan thinks he could have won a ring with 2019 Raptors

[ad_1] DeMar DeRozan thinks he could have won a ring with 2019 Raptors originally appeared on NBC Sports Chicago DeMar DeRozan had his chance in Toronto, but not in 2019. Before the Raptors’ championship run began, they traded DeRozan, Jakob Poeltl and a protected 2019 first-round pick to the Spurs for Kawhi Leonard and Danny Green. Leonard would ultimately help …

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Jazz rookies should savor this long offseason

[ad_1] Utah Jazz center Walker Kessler, bottom, battles for position during game against the Milwaukee Bucks in Salt Lake City on Friday, March 24, 2023. Jazz coach Will Hardy hopes his rookies enjoy the long offseason because it may be the last long offseason they have. | Jeffrey D. Allred, Deseret News This article was first published as the Jazz …

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Devin Booker says Jock Landale’s rebounding paced Suns’ fast breaks in Game 3 win over Nuggets

[ad_1] Jock Landale was the defensive glue guy who helped keep the Phoenix Suns from unraveling on Friday night and possibly going down 0-3 in the Western Conference semifinals to the Denver Nuggets. What Phoenix fans will mostly remember about Game 3 is Devin Booker’s magical 20-of-25 shooting clinic for 47 points with just two free throws, and Kevin Durant’s …

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Phoenix Suns vs. Denver Nuggets NBA playoffs news, notes

[ad_1] Keep track of the latest news and notes for the Phoenix Suns vs. Denver Nuggets semifinal NBA Playoffs series. Republic’s writers: What Suns must do to win Game 4 Now that the Suns have secured their first win of the season, Republic writers look ahead to a critical Game 4 Sunday night in Phoenix. The Suns either will square …

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Steve Kerr discounting Warriors’ road struggles entering Game 3 vs. Lakers

[ad_1] Kerr ‘discounting’ Warriors’ road struggles entering Game 3 originally appeared on NBC Sports Bayarea All season long, the biggest mystery surrounding the defending champion Warriors was their inability to show up on the road. Golden State slumped to an 11-30 record away from Chase Center, tallying fewer road wins than seven teams that didn’t even make the NBA Play-In …

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John Lucas, Mahmoud Abdelfettah, Boston’s Ben Sullivan among assistant candidates

[ad_1] Recent Houston Rockets assistant coaches John Lucas and Mahmoud Abdelfettah, along with Boston’s Ben Sullivan, are reportedly options for the bench staff of new head coach Ime Udoka. Both Lucas and Abdelfettah were on the 2022-23 staff of former head coach Stephen Silas. Lucas, a former NBA head coach with three different organizations after an extended playing career, was …

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Sixers’ PJ Tucker talks respect from opponents, future playing plans

[ad_1] PHILADELPHIA–Philadelphia 76ers veteran PJ Tucker turned 38 years old on Friday which is usually an age where players begin to think about retirement. However, Tucker is still going strong. He is not putting up big numbers, which has never been a big part of his long and successful career, but he still has his fingerprints all over games. Tucker …

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