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Ted Woodward
May 08, 2017 - 2:59 pm
TORONTO, Canada (KNSS) - The Cleveland Cavaliers on Sunday defeated the Toronto Raptors 109-102 in Game 4 of the NBA's Eastern Conference semifinals; it was a 4-games-to-0 sweep for Cleveland. Former Wichita State guard Fred VanVleet was the "Sixth Man" for Toronto, coming off the bench early in...
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USA Today
Ted Woodward
May 01, 2017 - 2:12 pm
LOS ANGELES, Calif. (KNSS) - On Sunday, the Utah Jazz defeated the Los Angeles Clippers in Game 7 of their opening-round NBA playoff series, 104-91, eliminating the Clippers 4-games-to-3. It marked the final game in the 19-year NBA career of former Kansas Jayhawk Paul Pierce. Pierce won one NBA...
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April 18, 2017 - 4:54 am
LAWRENCE, Kan. (AP) - Kansas freshman Josh Jackson has announced he will enter the NBA draft. Jackson, who released a statement on Monday, was the Big 12 Newcomer of the Year after averaging 16.3 points and 7.4 rebounds per game. He helped the Jayhawks to a 31-5 record and a berth in the NCAA...
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USA Today
Ted Woodward
April 06, 2017 - 12:35 pm
SAN ANTONIO, Texas (KNSS) - In the NBA on Wednesday night, the Los Angeles Lakers pulled off an upset win at San Antonio, beating the Spurs 102-95; that's back-to-back wins for the Lakers. Coming off the bench as the sixth man for the Lakers was former Kansas Jayhawk Tarik Black, who finished with...
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USA Today
Ted Woodward
April 05, 2017 - 1:41 pm
NEW YORK, N.Y. (KNSS) - It was a big night in the National Basketball Association on Tuesday for New York Knicks guard Ron Baker, the rookie from Wichita State. Baker made his ninth career NBA start as the Knicks beat the visiting Chicago Bulls 100-91, snapping Chicago's four-game winning streak...
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Dreamstime
April 02, 2017 - 2:53 am
Mass (AP) - Two-time NBA scoring champion Tracy McGrady, Kansas coach Bill Self, former Chicago Bulls executive Jerry Krause and former UConn star Rebecca Lobo are part of this year's Basketball Hall of Fame class. The Hall of Fame announced the 11-person class Saturday on Twitter. McGrady was a...
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