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5 takeaways from Bucks’ epic Game 5 comeback against Celtics

Long considered one of the best defensive players in the league, Jrue Holiday shows why with his incredible late block of Marcus Smart. • Celtics-Bucks: Complete series coverage BOSTON — As you scratch your head while asking how the Celtics lost this one, and at the same time how the Bucks won it, here are… Read More »

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Top 50 NBA players from last 50 years: Scottie Pippen ranks No. 33

Editor’s Note: As part of a new series for his podcast, “What’s Wright with Nick Wright,” FOX Sports commentator Nick Wright is ranking the 50 best NBA players of the last 50 years. The countdown continues today with player No. 33, Scottie Pippen. Scottie Pippen’s career highlights: Seven-time All-Star Three-time first-team-All-NBA, two-time second team, two-time… Read More »

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Top 50 NBA players from last 50 years: Kevin McHale ranks No. 34

Editor’s Note: As part of a new series for his podcast, “What’s Wright with Nick Wright,” FOX Sports commentator Nick Wright is ranking the 50 best NBA players of the last 50 years. The countdown continues today with player No. 34, Kevin McHale. Kevin McHale’s career highlights: Seven-time All-Star One-time first-team All-NBA Three-time All-Defensive first… Read More »

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Celtics Coach Ime Udoka’s Journey from FedEx to the Top Job

BOSTON — Ime Udoka was always willing to offer instruction. But his players sensed that there were limits to how much he felt he could teach them. Sometimes, he needed to show them. So Udoka would hop on the phone and summon old friends from the neighborhood. These were former high school teammates, hoopers he… Read More »

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“Kyrie Irving won the 2016 Finals and was angry”: NBA Insider Brian Windhorst reveals former Cavs player facetiming Kobe Bryant during the monumental moment

Kyrie Irving was instrumental in helping the Cleveland Cavaliers win the 2016 NBA Championship The Cleveland Cavaliers ended a 52-year-old title drought, when they rallied back from a 3-1 deficit against the Golden State Warriors in arguably the greatest Finals in NBA history. The Warriors ended the 2015-16 NBA season with a 73-9 record, breaking… Read More »

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Numbers show that Bulls’ fan base is the most loyal in NBA

The Chicago Bulls are the best team in the NBA. Wait. What? I know, I just confused you. I might have even triggered more than a few of you enough to take your rage to Twitter. Put the keyboard down. Breathe. No, the Bulls aren’t winning a championship this year. They didn’t even make it… Read More »

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NBA playoffs underway; Brittney Griner misses WNBA start : NPR

Scott Simon discusses the NBA playoffs, Brittney Griner’s continued detention in Russia, and Shohei Ohtani’s awe-inspiring performance at Fenway Park, with Howard Bryant of Meadowlark Media. SCOTT SIMON, HOST: And now it’s time for sports. (SOUNDBITE OF MUSIC) SIMON: NBA playoffs, the WNBA season begins with an important absence and Shohei Ohtani making history. Howard… Read More »

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