basketball

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AP News
September 14, 2019 - 11:59 am
For USA Basketball, summer ended Saturday with an 87-74 win over Poland in the seventh-place game at the World Cup, the lowest finish ever by a U.S. team in a major international tournament.
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Hoops for Hope is reaching out to homeless residents in Philadelphia to help them make life changing plays off the court.
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Justin Udo
September 02, 2019 - 4:00 am
Hoops for Hope is reaching out to homeless residents in Philadelphia to help them make life changing plays off the court.
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United States' Khris Middleton, second left, goes around the Canadian defenseduring their exhibition basketball game in Sydney, Australia, Monday, Aug. 26, 2019.
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AP News
August 26, 2019 - 10:18 am
SYDNEY (AP) — Order restored. After losing for the first time in nearly 13 years two days earlier, the United States rebounded to outclass Canada 84-68 in a pre-World Cup exhibition basketball game Monday. At the same arena where the Americans won Olympic gold at the Sydney 2000 Games the U.S...
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Matt Leon
August 14, 2019 - 3:56 pm
PHILADELPHIA (KYW Newsradio) — Stan Pawlak was a star basketball player at the University of Pennsylvania. He averaged 20.6 points per game during his career with the Quakers — the third highest scoring average in program history. Pawlak graduated in 1966 and in 1973, was part of the inaugural...
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Apr 15, 2019; Philadelphia, PA, USA; Philadelphia 76ers guard Ben Simmons (25) reacts to the crowd after a score against the Brooklyn Nets during the first quarter in game two of the first round of the 2019 NBA Playoffs at Wells Fargo Center.
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August 06, 2019 - 9:11 am
PHILADELPHIA (KYW Newsradio) — A 76ers star is implying that racism is the reason he and friends were given a hard time getting into a casino early Monday morning. The Crown Casino in Melbourne, Australia, has tried to defend its employees' actions, but it seems Ben Simmons isn't ready to accept...
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Ashley Howard
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Matt Leon
July 26, 2019 - 3:11 pm
PHILADELPHIA (KYW Newsradio) — Ashley Howard is getting ready for his second season as the men's basketball coach at La Salle University. The Explorers went 10-21 in Howard's first season at the helm in 2018-19, but they made rapid improvement after an 0-10 start to play nearly .500 basketball over...
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TORONTO, ON - MAY 07: Ben Simmons #25 of the Philadelphia 76ers shoots the ball during warm up, prior to Game Five of the second round of the 2019 NBA Playoffs against the Toronto Raptors at Scotiabank Arena on May 7, 2019 in Toronto, Canada.
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July 15, 2019 - 2:06 pm
PHILADELPHIA (AP) — The Philadelphia 76ers and star guard Ben Simmons have agreed to a $170 million, five-year contract extension, a person familiar with the situation told The Associated Press. The max deal is the latest big commitment by a team expected to make a serious push at its first NBA...
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Mar 20, 2019; Philadelphia, PA, USA; Philadelphia 76ers guard Ben Simmons (25) reacts after assisting on a score against the Boston Celtics during the second quarter at Wells Fargo Center.
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Kevin Wright
July 02, 2019 - 2:02 pm
PHILADELPHIA (KYW Newsradio) — The Philadelphia 76ers are looking to lock down their star point guard Ben Simmons with a max extension, a new report says. According to ESPN's Adrian Wojnarowski, the Sixers are hoping to sign the former Rookie of the Year to a five-year $170 million extension. Woj...
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July 01, 2019 - 10:19 am
By Andrew Porter PHILADELPHIA (WIP) — The Philadelphia 76ers will be entering the 2019-20 season with their fourth new starting lineup in one calendar year. That's the bad news. The good news is, the case for this new one being the best is not a difficult case to make. Let's take a look. PG - Ben...
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Sixers introduce Matisse Thybulle at team HQ.
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June 21, 2019 - 11:24 am
By Eliot Shorr-Parks, 94WIP PHILADELPHIA (94WIP Sports Radio) — The Sixers made a trade with the Boston Celtics on Thursday night, moving up to the 20th pick in the 2019 NBA Draft to select Matisse Thybulle, a small forward from Washington. Thybulle, 6-foot-5, 195 pounds, is considered one of the...
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