All posts tagged "basketball"

  • Southern California head coach Andy Enfield, second from right, speaks with forward Bennie Boatwright, left, guard Julian Jacobs, second from left, and Southern California forward Darion Clark during the second half of an NCAA college basketball game against Utah in the quarterfinal round of the Pac-12 men's tournament Thursday, March 10, 2016, in Las Vegas. Utah won 80-72. (AP Photo/John Locher)
    USC chosen for first NCAA Tournament since 2011

    LOS ANGELES (AP) — Julian Jacobs finished last season with Southern California wondering if he would ever reach an NCAA Tournament. With only five conference wins combined in two seasons, it appeared doubtful. Instead, thanks to a...

    • Posted March 14, 2016
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    Stop the Linsanity! Jeremy Lin’s hair evolving into something stranger

    By Brian Han It might be time for the Charlotte Hornets to enforce a New York Yankees-esque appearance policy — at least for Jeremy Lin. The 27-year-old guard updated his hairdo on Wednesday for a game against...

    • Posted December 10, 2015
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    Video: Jeremy Lin explains how to fit in the NBA

    By Brian Han The Charlotte Hornets newest addition Jeremy Lin knows what it’s like to be an outsider in the NBA. Even after his incredulous 2012 season dubbed “Linsanity” in which he became the toast of New...

    • Posted September 23, 2015
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  • South Korean police officer Park Min-soon briefs about suspicion of illegal gambling and match fixing at Gyeonggi Police Agency in Uijeongbu, South Korea, Tuesday, Sept. 8, 2015. The police are investigating 11 professional basketball players on suspicion of illegal gambling and match fixing in the top-tier Korean Basketball League. (Im Byung-sik/Yonhap via AP)
    Eleven men out? Korean basketball players suspected of match-fixing

    SEOUL, South Korea (AP) — South Korean police are investigating 11 professional basketball players on suspicion of illegal gambling and match fixing in the top-tier Korean Basketball League. It is believed at least one of the players...

    • Posted September 8, 2015
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  • Former NBA MVP Shaquille O'Neal embraces a South Korean fan as he takes part in a publicity event in Seoul on Aug. 20, 2015, to meet his South Korean fans. The retired center is in Seoul as a pitchman for an athletic footwear and apparel company. (Yonhap)
    Shaq arrives in Seoul, ranks himself 2nd best center of all-time

    SEOUL (Yonhap) — Shaquille O’Neal, one of the most dominant and imposing centers ever to play in the NBA, is fully aware of his place in the history of the league. Asked to rank himself among the...

    • Posted August 20, 2015
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    S. Korean basketball coach to be indicted for fixing games

    By Lee Kyung-min Police said Wednesday that they would send evidence of a match-fixing allegation involving Anyang KGC head coach Jeon Chang-jin to the prosecution shortly. Jeon had been under investigation since May on suspicion of placing...

    • Posted July 22, 2015
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    Another match-fixing investigation rocks Korean Basketball League

    SEOUL (Yonhap) — Police said they’re investigating an active professional basketball coach over match-fixing allegations. Seoul police said the coach, whose identity is being withheld, allegedly bet against his own team in the Korean Basketball League (KBL)...

    • Posted May 25, 2015
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