Posts Tagged Men’s basketball

Harvey Pollack remembered fondly at funeral

PHILADELPHIA (AP) — Hundreds of mourners packed a Philadelphia funeral home Friday to honor Harvey Pollack, the longtime NBA employee and statistics icon who died Tuesday at the age of 93.

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Embiid’s return to 76ers from broken right foot uncertain

Philadelphia 76ers general manager Sam Hinkie talks about the team's decision to draft Duke center Jahlil Okafor during an NBA basketball news conference, Friday, June 26, 2015, in Philadelphia. (Ben Mikesell/The Philadelphia Inquirer via AP)

PHILADELPHIA (AP) — Jahlil Okafor could get a solo turn as the next big man to put the 76ers’ fate on his 6-foot-11 frame.

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Clifford likes Hornets new look after trades, draft

Charlotte Hornets; first round draft choice Frank Kaminsky listens to a question during an NBA basketball news conference in Charlotte, N.C., Friday, June 26, 2015. (AP Photo/Chuck Burton)

CHARLOTTE, N.C. (AP) — Coach Steve Clifford says the Hornets are in a better position for a playoff run than they were two weeks ago.

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Wolves to hold open house for prospective ticket-buyers

Minnesota Timberwolves fans cheer during a draft party in Minneapolis, as Kentucky center Karl-Anthony Towns is picked No. 1 by the Timberwolves during the NBA basketball draft, Thursday, June 25, 2015. (AP Photo/Ann Heisenfelt)

MINNEAPOLIS (AP) — The Minnesota Timberwolves have scheduled an open house for fans considering season tickets, trying to build off the buzz created by their high-profile draft picks.

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Knicks hope turnaround starts with 7-foot newcomer Porzingis

Kristaps Porzingis, right, poses for a photo with NBA Commissioner Adam Silver after being selected fourth overall by the New York Knicks during the NBA basketball draft, Thursday, June 25, 2015, in New York. (AP Photo/Kathy Willens)

GREENBURGH, N.Y. (AP) — The New York Knicks were midway through a miserable season when Phil Jackson received a text that started shaping their future.

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