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LENEXA, Kansas (AP) — John Erickson, a former Milwaukee Bucks general manager and Wisconsin men’s basketball coach, has died. He was 92. Rick Wiseman, funeral director at Porter Funeral Home in Lenexa, Kansas, confirmed Friday that Erickson died Wednesday in Tulsa, Oklahoma. The Porter Funeral Home is handling the arrangements. Erickson served as the Bucks’ …

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With the NBA, MLB, NHL and other major sports leagues and sporting events suspended or canceled because of the coronavirus, professional athletes are spending their free time working out, playing video games, learning how to play instruments and more. Have a look at what some of your favorite players from your favorite teams are up …

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With the NBA, NHL, NASCAR and other major sports leagues and sporting events suspended or canceled, professional athletes are using their platforms to facilitate financial support for arena workers and those affected by COVID-19 across the nation. Each day, we will feature a philanthropic effort taking place in the sports world. Steph Curry is a …

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Cleveland’s Kevin Love did his best to reassure a skittish and scared public. Denver’s Jamal Murray sat at his piano and played theme songs. Atlanta’s Trae Young shot balled-up socks into a trash can. Miami’s Goran Dragic, in his native Slovenian, told people to stay inside. This is the new NBA normal in a coronavirus-dominated …

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SYDNEY (AP) — NBA veteran Andrew Bogut says players were “used like pawns” in the process that led to his Sydney Kings refusing to fly across the country for Game 4 of the Australian league’s finals series because of the coronavirus pandemic, a decision that ultimately handed the championship to Perth. The Perth Wildcats led …

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With the NBA, MLB, NHL and other major sports leagues and sporting events suspended or canceled because of the coronavirus, professional athletes are spending their free time working out, playing video games, learning how to play instruments and more. Have a look at what some of your favorite players from your favorite teams are up …

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It’s officially been a week since the NBA suspended play for at least 30 days due to concerns over the spread of the coronavirus. One week ago tonight, the NBA suspended its season. pic.twitter.com/tithrdgIPW — SportsCenter (@SportsCenter) March 19, 2020 Here are a few updates regarding the actions that commissioner Adam Silver and the NBA have taken in the past seven …

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The number of known coronavirus cases within the NBA doubled to 14 on Thursday, when Marcus Smart of the Boston Celtics pleaded with people to take social distancing more seriously and the league ordered all teams to shutter their training facilities indefinitely. Smart revealed that he tested positive and the Los Angeles Lakers said two …

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The NBA has told its teams to close its training and practice facilities to all players and staff starting Friday, saying the shuttering will last indefinitely in the latest response to the coronavirus pandemic. The league told teams of the new directive in a memo sent Thursday afternoon, a copy of which was obtained by …

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It has been just one week. That’s all. Just one full week since Utah Jazz center Rudy Gobert tested positive for COVID-19, just one full week before the NBA became the first of the North American pro sports leagues to suspend operations, one week since sports essentially stopped. The NHL quickly followed the NBA’s lead …

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