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Stan Van Gundy agrees to become Pelicans' head coach

Basketball / NBA Oct 22, 2020

Stan Van Gundy agrees to become Pelicans' head coach

Stan Van Gundy is headed to the New Orleans Pelicans, where he'll take over a promising team that includes 2019 No. 1 overall draft pick Zion Williamson and reigning Most Improved Player Brandon Ingram. Van Gundy agreed to a four-year contract, said a person who ...

Basketball's Winter Cup to be held in December

Basketball Oct 19, 2020

Basketball's Winter Cup to be held in December

by Kaz Nagatsuka

The Japan Basketball Association announced Monday that it would host the annual All-Japan High School Tournament in December. The event, which started in 1971 and is widely known as the Winter Cup, is considered the high school basketball equivalent of baseball’s Koshien tournament. A total of ...

Rockets GM Daryl Morey leaving team next month

NBA Oct 16, 2020

Rockets GM Daryl Morey leaving team next month

Houston Rockets general manager Daryl Morey is stepping down on his own accord, a little over a year after sparking a rift between the NBA and Chinese government. Morey said he made the decision to pend more time with his two college-aged children, who are ...

Brett Brown quits as coach of Australian men's team for Olympics

Basketball Oct 14, 2020

Brett Brown quits as coach of Australian men's team for Olympics

Former Philadelphia 76ers coach Brett Brown won’t be guiding the Boomers at the Tokyo Olympics after informing Basketball Australia he can no longer commit to the job. "The uncertainties around the direction of my professional future unfortunately mean that I cannot commit to the time ...

NBA offseason begins, with one major question: Now what?

NBA Oct 13, 2020

NBA offseason begins, with one major question: Now what?

The season’s first big development came with the Los Angeles Lakers on a long road trip, in a place with very restrictive rules. The season’s last big development came with the Lakers on a longer road trip, in a place with very restrictive rules. From ...

NBA Finals get intense ahead of Sunday's Game 6

NBA Oct 11, 2020

NBA Finals get intense ahead of Sunday's Game 6

The Lakers’ Anthony Davis and Miami’s Jae Crowder both ended up on the floor midway through the third quarter of Game 5 of the NBA Finals. As Davis scrambled to get back to his feet, his right elbow swung out toward Crowder’s face. Crowder wasn’t ...