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Oklahoma prodigy Trae Young declares for 2018 NBA Draft

Oklahoma‘s Trae Young announced Tuesday he is declaring for the 2018 NBA Draft, officially confirming the widely-held suspicion that the dynamic playmaker was not long for the collegiate world. “I’ve been preparing most of my life to join the NBA, and that time has come for me now… NBA | theScore

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New Orleans Pelicans' Frank Jackson has another foot surgery, won't debut this season

NEW ORLEANS (AP) — The New Orleans Pelicans say rookie guard Frank Jackson won’t make his NBA debut this season after having follow-up surgery to remove residual scar tissue from earlier right foot operations. The Pelicans say Jackson also received an injection in his foot. The club says a specialist in New York handled Jackson’s latest procedure. The Pelicans acquired ...

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Golden State Warriors forward Draymond Green exits game vs. Spurs with pelvic contusion

Last month, four players represented the Golden State Warriors in the All-Star Game. After halftime on Monday night, they had none left. The defending NBA champions suffered another injury setback when Draymond Green remained out of the game after halftime due to a pelvic contusion suffered while defending a drive from Spurs guard Danny Green in the second quarter. He finished ...

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Cavs coach Tyronn Lue takes leave of absence to address health issues

Cleveland Cavaliers coach Tyronn Lue is taking a leave of absence from the team to address health issues that have included chest pains and loss of sleep. Lue said Monday in statement that tests have offered no conclusion about what the issue is and offered no timetable for his return. The coach said he feels he needs to step away ...

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Larry Drew to call Lue over Cavs' lineup decisions

Cleveland Cavaliers head coach Tyronn Lue is away from his team as he tends to a health concern, but that doesn’t mean he’ll be out of the loop. Interim coach Larry Drew said Monday that major lineup decisions will still go through Lue over the phone. “I’ll talk to Ty,” Drew said after theCavs’ 124-117 victory over the <a data-in-app-uri="thescore:///nba/teams/10" ...

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March Madness: Canada's Kia Nurse helps UConn shut down Quinnipiac

UConn’s opponents in this NCAA Tournament have tried to speed up the Huskies and they’ve tried to slow them down. Neither approach has worked. Two days after running up and down the court in an 88-point win over Saint Francis (Pa), UConn beat in-state neighbour Quinnipiac 71-46 in a half-court game. Napheesa Collier scored 23 points to lead the Huskies ...

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