Posts Tagged Men’s basketball

AP Source: Marion to sign with Cavaliers

In this April 23, 2014, file photo, Dallas Mavericks' Shawn Marion, left, drives to the basket over San Antonio Spurs' Tony Parker (9) during the first half of Game 2 of the opening-round NBA basketball playoff series on in San Antonio. A person familiar with the negotiations says veteran free agent forward Shawn Marion has agreed to a contract with the Cleveland Cavaliers. Marion informed the Cavs this weekend that he will take a minimum deal and play for them next season, said the person who spoke Sunday, Aug. 17, 2014, to The Associated Press on condition of anonymity because the contract has not been finalized. (AP Photo/Eric Gay, File)

CLEVELAND (AP) — Shawn Marion wanted another shot at an NBA title. He’ll get it playing with LeBron James.

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Rose hears cheers as US beats Brazil 95-78

United States' Derrick Rose, of the Chicago Bulls, looks to pass during the first half of an exhibition basketball game against Brazil on Saturday, Aug. 16, 2014, in Chicago. (AP Photo/Charles Rex Arbogast)

CHICAGO (AP) — Derrick Rose heard the cheers and showed some of his old explosiveness, fellow Chicago product Anthony Davis scored 20 points, and the U.S. beat Brazil 95-78 on Saturday night in a tuneup for the World Cup of Basketball.

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Vols face ex-coach Pearl, host Auburn on Jan. 31

KNOXVILLE, Tenn. (AP) — In a story Aug. 15 about (topic), The Associated Press reported erroneously that Bruce Pearl was fired as Tennessee’s coach in 2012. Pearl was actually fired in 2011.

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Vanderbilt coach not allowing 2 players to return

NASHVILLE, Tenn. (AP) — Coach Kevin Stallings says guards Kedren Johnson and Dai-Jon Parker will not be allowed to rejoin the Vanderbilt Commodores this season and are transferring.

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For Rose, new journey starts at home

Assistant Coach Tom Thibodeau, left, and Derrick Rose speak during a practice of the men's U.S. National basketball team on Friday, Aug. 15, 2014, in Chicago. The U.S. team will face the Brazilian team in an exhibition game at the United Center in Chicago on Saturday. (AP Photo/Andrew A. Nelles)

CHICAGO (AP) — For Derrick Rose, it is a new beginning. And it starts on his home court.

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