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Ex-coach of the year? Fired Dwane Casey named finalist for NBA award

Less than a week after being fired by the Toronto Raptors, Dwane Casey was named a finalist for NBA’s coach of the year.  The 61-year-old was the most successful coach in Raptors history, and Toronto rewrote the franchise record book this past regular-season, winning 59 games and earning the No. 1 seed in the Eastern Conference for the first time. Toronto general ...

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Doncic not sold on immediate NBA move: 'We have yet to make this decision'

With the Phoenix Suns now officially the owners of the No. 1 pick in the upcoming draft, there is some suggestion they could select Slovenian sensation Luka Doncic. However, Doncic, currently playing at the EuroLeague Final Four with Real Madrid, isn’t ready to think about a move stateside just yet and hinted he is considering all options… NBA | theScore

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Sports leagues want a piece of the action from legalized gambling

Golden State Warriors head coach Steve Kerr opened a game-day press conference earlier this week by broaching a topic that’s traditionally been taboo in North American pro sports. “I’m taking the Warriors plus one and a half,” a smiling Kerr said, referencing the point spread on that night’s game against the Houston Rockets. “I just read a whole story about ...

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Missing the cut: Honorable mentions for each NBA award

The finalists for each of the NBA’s major year-end awards were announced on Wednesday night, and it’s hard to argue with who was given consideration. But, there are other names who at least belong in the conversation for the 2017-18 hardware. Here, we look at an honorable mention for each award who just missed the cut. <a data-in-app-uri="thescore:///news/1545741" href="https://www.thescore.com/news/154… NBA ...

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3 reasons why the Rockets tied the Western Conference finals

Can we go back to calling this the real NBA Finals? The Houston Rockets are back in the series after a 127-105 Game 2 win over the Golden State Warriors on Wednesday – here’s how they did it. Flipped the switch on D The Rockets looked out of position at times defensively in Game 1, some… NBA | theScore

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Report: Bucks to hire Budenholzer as head coach

The Milwaukee Bucks have reached a four-year agreement with Mike Budenholzer to become their new head coach, sources told ESPN’s Adrian Wojnarowski. The hiring comes on the heels of a reported breakfast meeting between Budenholzer and Bucks superstar <a data-in-app-uri="thesc… NBA | theScore

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