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Paul re-elected as NBPA president

/ Jun 24, 2017

Paul re-elected as NBPA president

Chris Paul has been re-elected president of the National Basketball Players Association.Paul’s new four-year term begins immediately. He will be assisted by the union’s newly elected vice president, Garrett Temple of the Sacramento Kings. In his first term as president, Paul most notably helped ...

/ Jun 23, 2017

Andrisevic named new Hiroshima Dragonflies coach

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Jamie Andrisevic, who served as an assistant coach for the Kyoto Hannaryz last season, has been hired as the new bench boss of the Hiroshima Dragonflies, the B. League second-division squad announced Friday.Andrisevic, 35, replaces Kenichi Sako, who guided the club from its inception ...

Japan women ousted at FIBA 3x3 World Cup

Jun 20, 2017

Japan women ousted at FIBA 3x3 World Cup

The Japan women’s team was sent to an early pool stage exit Monday at the FIBA 3×3 World Cupe, just weeks after the event was added to the 2020 Olympic program.The Japan team, featuring Ryoko Yano, Yui Hanada, Megumi Iizuka and Masami Tachikawa, lost ...

Levanga re-sign 47-year-old guard Orimo

/ Jun 20, 2017

Levanga re-sign 47-year-old guard Orimo

Levanga Hokkaido has agreed to extend the contract of 47-year-old player Takehiko Orimo for the 2017-18 season, the Sapporo-based B. League team announced Tuesday.Orimo, a 190-cm shooting guard who played for Toyota in the old Japan Basketball League, is the oldest player in the ...

/ Jun 16, 2017

Ex-Happinet Bryant joins Nets coaching staff

Former Akita Northern Happinets forward Travon Bryant has joined the Brooklyn Nets coaching staff, it was announced on Thursday.Bryant was named an assistant player development coach for Kenny Atkinson’s staff. The 34-year-old Bryant, a University of Missouri alum, wrapped up his playing career with ...

Durant vindicates decision to join Golden State

/ Jun 13, 2017

Durant vindicates decision to join Golden State

Kevin Durant was criticized by many for joining an already-stacked Golden State Warriors team last July but it is hard to question the move after watching how seamlessly he fit in with the NBA’s newest super team.Durant was named the MVP of the NBA ...

Warriors head to Game 5 with Green in tow

/ Jun 12, 2017

Warriors head to Game 5 with Green in tow

A year ago for Game 5 of the NBA Finals, Golden State Warriors general manager Bob Myers sat alongside suspended forward Draymond Green next-door to Oracle Arena in a suite at the Oakland Athletics game.Myers told Green: Let’s not do this again. On Monday ...