Basketball

Kevin Durant #35 of the Golden State Warriors reacts during their game against the Houston Rockets in Game Five of the Western Conference Semifinals of the 2019 NBA Playoffs at ORACLE Arena on May 08, 2019 in Oakland, California.
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May 22, 2019 - 2:32 pm
With the Warriors sitting back, waiting to find out who they'll face in the NBA Finals, Kevin Durant's manager Rich Kleiman has spoken out about the future plans of the league's most-talked about free-agent-to-be. Asked at a Wall Street Journal event if Durant has already made his decision, Kleiman...
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Kawhi Leonard and Fred Van Vleet in game 4 of the Eastern Conference Finals
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May 22, 2019 - 2:32 pm
The Milwaukee Bucks-Toronto Raptors Eastern Conference Finals suddenly got interesting on Tuesday night. After dropping the first two games of the series to the Bucks, the Raptors eeked out a win in overtime in game three and have now tied the series at two games apiece with their 120-102 Game four...
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NBA deputy commissioner Mark Tatum reveals the No. 1 pick for the New Orleans Pelicans during the 2019 NBA Draft Lottery.
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May 15, 2019 - 10:01 am
The New Orleans Pelicans claimed the No. 1 pick in next month's NBA Draft -- also known as first dibs on Duke phenom Zion Williamson -- in a topsy-turvy draft lottery Tuesday night that broke hearts in New York and changed the power dynamics of the league. It was a stroke of incredible fortune for...
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May 13, 2019 - 4:33 pm
( 92.3 The Fan ) The Cleveland Cavaliers have their next head coach. Former Michigan head coach John Beilein has agreed to a five-year deal to become head coach of the Cavaliers, according to ESPN's Adrian Wojnarowski. Talks escalated over the weekend, with a deal reached on Sunday, league sources...
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Kyrie Irving of the Boston Celtics fights for a loose ball with the Milwaukee Bucks' Brook Lopez during the second round of the 2019 NBA playoffs.
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May 09, 2019 - 12:48 pm
( WEEI ) Twelve championship titles since 2001, and you can add another five from our championship college hockey friends at BC and BU within that same period of time. Not to mention 17 conference or league championships at the professional level to boot. Yes, over the last two decades we have...
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Jason Kidd is reportedly among the candidates to become the next head coach of the Los Angeles Lakers.
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May 09, 2019 - 12:48 pm
The search for the next Los Angeles Lakers head coach continues to be much more difficult than anticipated. It appeared as if LeBron James’ former Cleveland Cavaliers coach Ty Lue was on the fast track to get the job, but the negotiations deteriorated, culminating in Wednesday's news that Lue had...
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Joel Embiid celebrates during the Philadelphia 76ers' Game 3 victory over the Toronto Raptors.
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May 03, 2019 - 1:24 pm
( 94WIP ) The Philadelphia 76ers made a statement Thursday night at Wells Fargo Center. If you don't think they're legitimate Eastern Conference contenders, you need your eyes checked. They dominated the Toronto Raptors in Game 3, 116-95, to take a 2-1 series lead. Raptors star Kawhi Leonard (33...
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James Harden complains to the referee during Game 1 of the Western Conference semifinals between the Golden State Warriors and Houston Rockets.
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April 29, 2019 - 8:12 pm
HOUSTON ( Sports Radio 610 ) -- The Houston Rockets' final shot Sunday afternoon was a perfect and frustrating ending to their 104-100 Game 1 loss to the Golden State Warriors at Oracle Arena in Oakland. With 9.1 seconds left on the clock, James Harden missed what a potential game-tying 3-pointer,...
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Al Horford and Jayson Tatum of the Boston Celtics contest a shot by the Milwaukee Bucks' Giannis Antetokounmpo during Game 1 of the Eastern Conference semifinals.
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April 29, 2019 - 8:12 pm
BOSTON ( WEEI ) -- As we sit here basking in the glow of the hottest team in basketball -- a classification I believe is fair considering the Boston Celtics' sweep of the Indiana Pacers and Sunday's blowout over the top-seeded Milwaukee Bucks on their home court -- it seems like a productive...
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Kyrie Irving of the Boston Celtics shoots over the Indiana Pacers' Bojan Bogdanovich in the first round of the NBA playoffs.
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April 23, 2019 - 4:51 pm
BOSTON ( WEEI ) -- In the doldrums of winter, we took scores of reactionary callers -- pardon the redundancy -- who proclaimed they would rather see Terry Rozier or Marcus Smart start at point guard for the Boston Celtics instead of Kyrie Irving. It's safe to say most of those folks probably feel...
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