Basketball Australia launch probe into Cambage incident

Basketball Australia has confirmed its investigating Liz Cambage for a breach of the organisation’s “integrity framework and code of conduct” during a pre-Olympic Games training scrimmage against Nigeria, just days before the Opals begin their gold medal campaign. In another twist to one of Australia’s highest-profile athletes withdrawing from Tokyo, Basketball Australia confirmed a probe into Cambage’s on-court behaviour was

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Blazers’ Billups Hire Draws Attention to Sexual Assault Accusation

At a news conference on Tuesday, the top basketball executive for the Portland Trail Blazers dodged or deflected questions about a 1997 sexual assault accusation against Chauncey Billups, whom he was announcing as the team’s new head coach. A public relations official for Portland cut off a questioner entirely, and the executive, Neil Olshey, would not elaborate on an independent

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USA Basketball confirms Tokyo Olympic roster – The Denver Post

Experience mattered to USA Basketball when putting together a roster for the Tokyo Olympics. The Americans formally revealed their roster Monday, one that will be third-oldest U.S. men’s team in Olympic history for the Tokyo Games. The 12-man list includes five players — Kevin Love, Kevin Durant, Jrue Holiday, Damian Lillard and Draymond Green — already in their 30s. In

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‘It Hurts’: Season Is Over Before Nets See How Good Big Three Can Be

Whether Kevin Durant, James Harden and Kyrie Irving could collaborate, share the basketball and play good enough defense to bring a championship to New York’s less heralded N.B.A. franchise were unknowns that nagged at the entire league. Now, after being eliminated by the Milwaukee Bucks on Saturday night in Game 7 of their Eastern Conference semifinal series, the Nets cannot

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WATCH LIVE BASKETBALL: BBL playoff quarter-finals

Plymouth, Worcester, Newcastle and Sheffield get their play-off campaigns underway on Tuesday night as the BBL post-season continues. https://youtube.com/watch?v=XQ_wTUkrdc8%3Ffeature%3Doembed After London and Leicester kicked off the quarter-finals with victories on Monday night, attention switches to the four remaining teams as they start their own ties. London, Nottingham advance to WBBL semi-final showdown Kieron Achara’s guide to the BBL play-offs 2021

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Basketball Coach Slams NCAA’s Treatment Of Women In Brutal Thank-You Note

Georgia Tech women’s basketball coach Nell Fortner has just penned a thank-you note to the NCAA, but she probably doesn’t expect the organization to respond by saying “you’re welcome.” That’s because Fortner’s note is a brutal takedown of the way the organization handled its women’s basketball tournament, especially how it treated the players as “an afterthought.” Fortner’s note, posted on

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