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  • Irving get start at PG vs. Slovenia

    The Sports Xchange Irving get start at PG vs. Slovenia Kyrie Irving of the Cleveland Cavaliers will start at point guard for Team USA on Tuesday against Slovenia in its final tuneup heading into the FIBA World Cup. Coach Mike Krzyzewski said that...
  • UConn, Sun Represented On USA Invite List

        Former UConn All-Americans Bria Hartley, Stefanie Dolson, current Husky All-American Breanna Stewart and Connecticut Sun rookie Chiney Ogwumike are among the 27 players who will begin training in defense of the USA's FIBA World Championship title on...
  • Lakers sign G Clarkson

    The Sports Xchange Lakers sign G Clarkson Guard Jordan Clarkson, a second-round pick in this year's draft, signed a contract with the Los Angeles Lakers, the team announced Monday. The Lakers acquired him from the Washington Wizards on draft night in a...
  • Giordano's opens new location in Glenview

    Giordano's opens new location in Glenview
    Those who attended the pre-opening party of the North Shore's first Giordano's Famous Stuffed Pizza could indulge in pizza samplings, get brand merchandise and shoot baskets with NBA legend Scottie Pippen — all free of charge. "The purpose of...
  • Team USA sets final roster

    The Sports Xchange Team USA sets final roster USA Basketball trimmed its roster to 12 players for the FIBA World Cup tournament that starts next week in Spain. Among those making the team were centers DeMarcus Cousins, Andre Drummond and Mason Plumlee....
  • Bavetta, 74, makes his last call in NBA

    Bavetta, 74, makes his last call in NBA
    The Old Melody Ranch is what Dick Bavetta calls his place, a 460-acre spread tucked into Ocala's horse-breeding country. "It's very peaceful for me," he said. For 39 years as an NBA referee, Bavetta's life was a hectic blur of nerve-wracking travel,...
  • Derrick Rose returns to court, gets spot on World Cup roster

     Derrick Rose returns to court, gets spot on World Cup roster
    NEW YORK — Sitting next to the Team USA bench during Wednesday night's exhibition game, Bulls guard Derrick Rose heard fans at Madison Square Garden chant his name several times. He was disappointed he didn't play against the Dominican Republic, but...
  • Letters: A new kind of crazy for Clippers

    Letters: A new kind of crazy for Clippers
    Until I looked up at the TV screen, I was almost convinced that Howard Dean had just purchased the Clippers. Or did Steve Ballmer simply forget to take his medications? Bob Elsner Palm Springs :: Calm down, Clippers fans, you just went from an...
  • Kobe Bryant goes one-on-one with Father Time

    Kobe Bryant goes one-on-one with Father Time
    Kobe Bryant is turning 36 Saturday, which means his career may or may not be flickering like a birthday candle. Shaquille O'Neal and Steve Nash were All-Stars at that age. Tim Duncan averaged more points and rebounds than he had in either of the two...
  • NBA roundup: Wait almost over: Love deal nears

    The Sports Xchange NBA roundup: Wait almost over: Love deal nears The 30-day waiting period on the Kevin Love trade to the Cleveland Cavaliers ends Saturday and the Minnesota Timberwolves expect to land Philadelphia 76ers power forward Thaddeus Young in...
  • Jason Lloyd: Cavaliers' overhaul seems more like Celtics than Heat

    When the Cavaliers stand before the NBA on Saturday and declare Kevin Love is coming to Cleveland, the most remarkable summer overhaul in recent history will be complete. The Cavs will have the Minnesota Timberwolves to thank, just as the Boston...