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The Decade’s Best: Three-pointers from 2010 to 2020 – News

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No basketball play helps teams more on the scoreboard than making a three-point shot, but making three-pointers is a little more than just adding 3 points to one's scoring tally. Few things excite basketball fans more than seeing a long-range shot go through the rim and it is hard to find bigger confidence-builders and momentum-switchers than successful three-point shots. That's in addition to the tactical importance; making shots from long range stretches defenses and opens things up closer to the rims. So, it is not a coincidence that the best three-point shooters of the past decade are also some of
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Nine more NBA players test positive for coronavirus, bringing total to 25

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Nine more NBA players tested positive for the coronavirus last week, the league announced Thursday.The nine positive tests found between June 24-29 bring the overall total to 25 players out of a pool of 351 who have been tested since June 23. Sixteen players tested positive last week.The NBA also said 10 of 884 team staff members who were tested were positive for the coronavirus.Anyone testing positive for the coronavirus will remain in self-isolation until they satisfy public health protocols and are cleared by a physician.2 RelatedThe NBA season is scheduled to resume on July 30 with 22 teams participating
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Trio of former UConn greats leading social justice charge – CollegeBasketballTalk

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Here is an updated 2020 NBA mock draft. Who are the best 2020 NBA Draft prospects? This mock draft, however, is going to be slightly different than some of the past mock drafts that we have run here at NBC Sports. I joined forces with Pro Basketball Talk’s Kurt Helin over the weekend to go through the first round of the 2020 NBA Draft pick by pick. I know the players. Kurt knows the teams. We recorded the entire conversation and published them as a pair of podcasts. The first ten picks ran in the College Basketball Talk feed, which
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Eight non-restart teams near deal for second NBA “bubble” in Chicago

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The eight teams with the worst records in the NBA, the ones not invited to Orlando for the NBA’s restart — Warriors, Timberwolves, Cavaliers, Hawks, Pistons, Knicks, Bulls, and Hornets — have been asking the NBA to organize workouts and games for them, so they don’t lose ground to the teams in the bubble. ESPN’s Jackie MacMullen reports that is close to coming together in the form of a second NBA bubble in Chicago. The details are still being hammered out, and teams continue to push for an alternative plan that would enable them to hold mini-camps within their local
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20th anniversary galleries: Arka Gdynia

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To celebrate 20 seasons of EuroLeague success under the management of Euroleague Basketball, we invite you to enjoy the best photos of each club and to recognize again their contributions to the top competition in European club basketball. Source link
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Kobe Bryant to appear on two covers of NBA 2K21 Mamba Forever edition

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Kobe Bryant has been announced as a cover athlete for NBA 2K21.8️⃣ Relentless. Driven. A true competitor. We celebrate Kobe Bryant as our Cover Athlete for the Current Gen Mamba Forever Edition 🐍 #NBA2K21 pic.twitter.com/1wfH4kTPPN— NBA 2K21 (@NBA2K) July 2, 2020 The late Los Angeles Lakers star will grace the front of the current and next-gen Mamba Forever editions of the game.He is the third cover athlete that NBA 2K has announced, along with Portland Trail Blazers star Damian Lillard and New Orleans Pelicans rookie Zion Williamson.2️⃣4️⃣ Legend. Leader. Champion. We honor Kobe Bryant as our Cover Athlete for the
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NCAA case against Kansas hoops taken for independent review – CollegeBasketballTalk

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Here is an updated 2020 NBA mock draft. Who are the best 2020 NBA Draft prospects? This mock draft, however, is going to be slightly different than some of the past mock drafts that we have run here at NBC Sports. I joined forces with Pro Basketball Talk’s Kurt Helin over the weekend to go through the first round of the 2020 NBA Draft pick by pick. I know the players. Kurt knows the teams. We recorded the entire conversation and published them as a pair of podcasts. The first ten picks ran in the College Basketball Talk feed, which
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Barcelona hands reins to Jasikevicius

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FC Barcelona started a new era with a bang by signing Sarunas Jasikevicius to take over as the team's head coach. Jasikevicius, 44, replaces one of his mentors and his former coach Svetislav Pesic, who guided Barcelona to Spanish Copa del Rey titles in 2018 and 2019 in his second stint with the club. Source link
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Doc Rivers expects Lou Williams on court with Clippers

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LOS ANGELES -- Lou Williams is expected to join the LA Clippers and play in the NBA's restart, according to head coach Doc Rivers.The reigning Sixth Man of the Year had said that he was "50-50" on whether he would play in the NBA's restart because he and some other players did not want to take away from the ongoing Black Lives Matter movement. They felt that playing basketball could give fans a reason to stay home and stay away from protests over social injustice.Rivers, though, expects Williams to go to Orlando, Florida, with the Clippers on July 8."As far
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