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Jackson era over after three years

/ Jun 29, 2017

Jackson era over after three years

Phil Jackson wanted to trade Carmelo Anthony and wouldn't rule out dealing Kristaps Porzingis. Turns out, Jackson is the one leaving. Jackson is out as New York Knicks president after he oversaw one of the worst eras in team history, with the team saying in a ...

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 the ...

/ 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 3x3 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 the ...