Posts Tagged Basketball

Blazers clinch playoff spot with 109-86 win over Phoenix

Phoenix Suns guard Gerald Green dunks against the Portland Trail Blazers during the second quarter of an NBA basketball game in Portland, Ore., Monday, March 30, 2015.  (AP Photo/Craig Mitchelldyer)

PORTLAND, Ore. (AP) — A playoff spot secured, next up for the Portland Trail Blazers is the Northwest Division title.

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Gov. Scott Walker believes Bucks arena will move forward

MILWAUKEE (AP) — Gov. Scott Walker says he believes stakeholders hoping to build a new arena for the Milwaukee Bucks basketball team will be able to find a feasible financing option.

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Tennessee falls short to Maryland 58-48 in regional final

Tennessee's Alexa Middleton (33) and Maryland's Shatori Walker-Kimbrough, left,  go after a loose ball during the second half of a women's college basketball regional final game in the NCAA tournament, Monday, March 30, 2015, in Spokane, Wash. Maryland won 58-48. (AP Photo/Young Kwak)

SPOKANE, Wash. (AP) — The entirety of what this season had been about for Ariel Massengale hit as she dropped to her knees while Maryland celebrated around her.

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Hayward helps Jazz beat Timberwolves 104-84

Utah Jazz’s Dante Exum, left, of Australia, drives as Minnesota Timberwolves’ Justin Hamilton defends in the first quarter of an NBA basketball game, Monday, March 30, 2015, in Minneapolis. (AP Photo/Jim Mone)

MINNEAPOLIS (AP) — It didn’t take very long for Rudy Gobert to exact his revenge after getting dunked on by the NBA’s top rookie.

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Lakers beat 76ers 113-111 in OT on Clarkson’s basket

Los Angeles Lakers' Jordan Clarkson (6) shoots the game-winning basket over Philadelphia 76ers' Ish Smith (5) during the final seconds of overtime in an NBA basketball game, Monday, March 30, 2015, in Philadelphia. Los Angeles won 113-111. (AP Photo/Matt Slocum)

PHILADELPHIA (AP) — Byron Scott still has a lot to learn about Jordan Clarkson.

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