Posts Tagged Professional basketball

Durant struggling to deal with injury

Oklahoma City Thunder forward Kevin Durant leaves a news conference with his right leg balanced on a scooter, in Oklahoma City, Tuesday, Oct. 21, 2014. Durant said he’s been antsy since finding out he will miss the early part of the season with a Jones fracture in his right foot. The reigning NBA MVP spoke to the media Tuesday morning for the first time since the injury. (AP Photo/Sue Ogrocki)

OKLAHOMA CITY (AP) — Thunder forward Kevin Durant says he has been antsy since finding out he will miss the early part of the season with a broken bone in his right foot.

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Jazz build around young core and new coach

Utah Jazz's Gordon Hayward, left, drives against Los Angeles Lakers' Kobe Bryant during the first half of a preseason NBA basketball game Thursday, Oct. 16, 2014, in Anaheim, Calif. The Jazz won 119-86. (AP Photo/Jae C. Hong)

The Utah Jazz made sweeping changes to the team in the offseason and they started at the top.

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Nuggets turn the page on injury-filled season

Los Angeles Clippers center DeAndre Jordan (6) and Denver Nuggets forward Kenneth Faried (35) reach for a rebound during the second half of an NBA preseason basketball game on Saturday, Oct. 18, 2014, in Las Vegas. The Nuggets defeated the Clippers 104-93. (AP Photo/Isaac Brekken)

DENVER (AP) — The influence of Peyton Manning even extends to the basketball court these days.

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Warriors hoping Kerr is final piece for title run

Golden State Warriors coach Steve Kerr, left, instructs Andrew Bogut during the second half of an NBA preseason basketball game in Hidalgo, Texas, Sunday, Oct. 19, 2014. (AP Photo/Delcia Lopez)

OAKLAND, Calif. (AP) — Any time a team fires a coach after a 51-win season and back-to-back playoff appearances the message from ownership is clear: good is not good enough.

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Networks encourage fans to watch their competitors

In this Oct. 15, 2014, file photo, St. Louis Cardinals' Kolten Wong watches his home run against the San Francisco Giants during the third inning of Game 4 of the National League baseball championship series in San Francisco. Viewers tuning into the National League Championship Series on Fox Sports 1 saw an ad behind the batter promoting the ALCS on TBS, and vice versa. Sure, they’re helping the competition, network executives say. They also believe they’re helping themselves. (AP Photo/Jeff Chiu, File)

NEW YORK (AP) — Please watch another channel.

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