Posts Tagged International basketball

Kansas to play Canada in World University Games tuneup

KANSAS CITY, Mo. (AP) — Kansas will play Team Canada in a pair of exhibition games at Sprint Center in June before heading to South Korea as Team USA for the World University Games.

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Steve Nash: Injuries allowed him to prepare for retirement

Phoenix Suns' Steve Nash comes off the court during the fourth quarter of Game 4 of a Western Conference semifinals NBA basketball series, in this May 9, 2010 file photo taken in San Antonio. The 41-year-old from Victoria, British Columbia, retired in March 2015 to cap an illustrious 19-year career that included eight All-Star appearances, seven nominations to the All-NBA team and consecutive MVP awards. Nash left the league as the leading career free-throw shooter and is third overall in assists. (AP Photo/Eric Gay, File)

TORONTO (AP) — Suffering through three injury-plagued seasons in Los Angeles is not exactly how Steve Nash wanted to end his professional basketball career.

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Germany’s World Cup team wins Laureus team award

SHANGHAI (AP) — Germany’s World Cup-winning national squad won the team of the year prize at the Laureus Sports Awards on Wednesday.

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