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Latest news from Winnipegfreepress.com - Basketball feed

  1. Irving's 42, LeBron's 34 pushes Cavs past Celtics in Game 4

    CLEVELAND - Kyrie Irving took over in the second half and finished with 42 points, LeBron James added 34 and the Cleveland Cavaliers moved within one win of an almost…
  2. Celtics G Isaiah Thomas visits specialist, surgery undecided

    CLEVELAND - Boston Celtics star guard Isaiah Thomas has visited one hip specialist and plans to see others. Thomas, who is done for the season with a right hip injury he…
  3. Utah Utes forward Kyle Kuzma rising up draft boards

    SALT LAKE CITY - Kyle Kuzma wasn't sure how things would play out when he announced plans in late March to test the NBA draft. The Utah Utes junior forward…
  4. Ginobili's uncertain future has Spurs fans feeling anxious

    SAN ANTONIO - Manu Ginobili was swept away by the emotions of a sold-out home crowd serenading him with chants of "Manu, Manu" and rising as one for a standing…
  5. Raptors look to win — and learn more about esports world in NBA gaming league

    TORONTO - The growing world of esports grabbed Maple Leaf Sports & Entertainment's attention last August when the Air Canada Centre hosted the North American "League of Legends" championship. "We sold…
  6. LeBron locked in for Game 4 after being locked out in Game 3

    INDEPENDENCE, Ohio - LeBron James had that look — faraway, yet focused. The Boston Celtics have his undivided attention. Following one of the worst post-season games of his career, James provided a …
  7. Warriors sweep Spurs to make NBA Finals on 12-0 roll

    SAN ANTONIO - Golden State made sure the inevitable was unavoidable. Heavily favoured to beat the San Antonio Spurs, especially once Kawhi Leonard sustained a series-ending injury, the Warriors completed a…
  8. Warriors ready for third straight NBA Finals appearance

    SAN ANTONIO - Kevin Durant does not need to be told that Golden State should have a muted celebration after winning the Western Conference Finals. Durant is fully aware a tough…
  9. Curry's 36 points leads Warriors to sweep Spurs, 129-115

    SAN ANTONIO - Stephen Curry scored 36 points and the Golden State Warriors closed out the Western Conference Final against the injury-ravaged San Antonio Spurs with a 129-115 victory Monday…
  10. AP source: Magic hire Weltman to head basketball operations

    ORLANDO, Fla. - A person familiar with the negotiations says the Orlando Magic have agreed to hire Toronto general manager Jeff Weltman as the new president of basketball operations. The person,…
  11. Magic hire Raptors GM Weltman as new president of basketball operations

    TORONTO - The Toronto Raptors are losing general manager Jeff Weltman to the Orlando Magic. Weltman will join the Magic as their president of basketball operations, a Raptors team official confirmed…
  12. Leonard to miss Game 4 with Spurs on brink of elimination

    SAN ANTONIO - Spurs leading scorer Kawhi Leonard will not play Game 4 against the Golden State Warriors with San Antonio on the brink of elimination. Golden State leads the Western…
  13. Column: NBA short on drama, but long on conspiracy theories

    Did you know NBA Commissioner Adam Silver was so worried about the league's TV ratings that he rang up LeBron James and told him to take it easy on the…
  14. LeBron, Cavs try to shake 'weird' loss in Game 3 to Celtics

    INDEPENDENCE, Ohio - LeBron James kept a low profile Monday, much like he did in Game 3. James did not address the media a day after one of the worst post-season…
  15. Duncan provides needed tips, laughs for injury-ravaged Spurs

    SAN ANTONIO - There was a mad scramble at the Spurs practice during the Western Conference finals, a flurry of activity to position cameras and get recording devices ready to…