Basketball

Andy Lyons / Staff
June 21, 2019 - 5:11 pm
The 2019 NBA Draft took place on Thursday night in Brooklyn, New York at the Barclay’s Center. The draft is where non-playoff teams hope they will find that special player that will turn them from “also-rans” into championship contenders. By all expert opinions, the talent pool was very thin this...
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June 14, 2019 - 6:06 pm
Larry O’Brien Trophy heads to Canada after Toronto wins the NBA Championship NBA Commissioner Adam Silver pointed out that basketball has come full circle in Canada. The game was invented by man from Canada – Dr. James Naismith. The first NBA game was played in Toronto in 1946, and now the Larry O’...
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June 11, 2019 - 10:38 am
Warriors force game six in “The Town” The Golden State Warriors came back from the brink of elimination to defeat the Raptors in Toronto 106-105 on Monday night to force a game six on Thursday at Oracle Arena in Oakland. It will be the Warriors final NBA game at “the Oracle” before they move across...
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