Posts Tagged Professional basketball

Hornets first-round pick Vonleh out 6-8 weeks

CHARLOTTE, N.C. (AP) — The Charlotte Hornets say rookie forward Noah Vonleh will be out for six to eight weeks after surgery to repair a sports hernia.

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Lauren Jackson pulls out of worlds due to injury

MELBOURNE, Australia (AP) — Basketball Australia says Seattle Storm star Lauren Jackson has withdrawn from the world championships later this month to undertake further rehabilitation for her knee injury

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Fowles leads Sky past Fever in 2OT to even series

ROSEMONT, Ill. (AP) — Courtney Vandersloot and her Chicago Sky teammates would prefer to take the lead early on. Instead, they have been rallying from big deficits in the WNBA playoffs.

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Moore rallies Lynx past Mercury 82-77

Phoenix Mercury forward Penny Taylor (13) tries to push up to the basket against Minnesota Lynx forward Maya Moore (23) during the first half of Game 2 of the WNBA basketball Western Conference finals, Sunday, Aug. 31, 2014, in Minneapolis. (AP Photo/Stacy Bengs)

MINNEAPOLIS (AP) — Maya Moore scored 13 of her 32 points in the fourth quarter and the Minnesota Lynx avoided elimination by beating the Phoenix Mercury 82-77 in Game 2 of the Western Conference finals on Sunday.

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LLWS star Mo’Ne Davis headed to WNBA conf. finals

Little League World Series sensation Mo’Ne Davis is heading to the conference finals in Minnesota on Sunday.

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