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  • Family affair: Gasol brothers Pau and Marc an historic All-Star pairing

    Family affair: Gasol brothers Pau and Marc an historic All-Star pairing
    NEW YORK — Pau Gasol sat in a chair behind a table surrounded by people holding microphones, cameras and recorders. Questions were shouted to him in English and Spanish, demanding instantaneous eloquence. In some regards, Friday could have been...
  • NBA's Young Talent On Display

    NEW YORK — Kobe Bryant won't play in Sunday's All-Star game, his season already over because of a shoulder injury. Dwyane Wade will also skip it because of a sore hamstring. Carmelo Anthony is here, a reasonable expectation because the New York...
  • WNBA Players, Management Not Surprised By Taurasi's Decision

    WNBA Players, Management Not Surprised By Taurasi's Decision
    UNCASVILLE – When Diana Taurasi accepted the offer from Russian team UMMC Ekaterinburg to be compensated for sitting out the 2015 WNBA season, many nodded knowingly for two basic reasons. Taurasi, 33, has been dropping hints for years that the...
  • Mr. Basketball of Illinois 1995 | Farragut's Kevin Garnett

    Mr. Basketball of Illinois 1995 | Farragut's Kevin Garnett
    The show was over, or so they thought. Kevin Garnett and Ronnie Fields had just finished putting on a slam-dunk spectacular worthy of highlight-film stature in leading Farragut to a decisive victory over Downstate power Rock Island at DePaul. A sellout...
  • Ms. Basketball of Illinois 2009 | Bolingbrook's Morgan Tuck

    Ms. Basketball of Illinois 2009 | Bolingbrook's Morgan Tuck
    Fourteen-year-old Morgan Tuck had just completed her first photo shoot, commissioned because she was selected as the youngest Ms. Basketball of Illinois in the prestigious award's 24-year history. The freshman sat in the middle of the court where her...
  • Ms. Basketball of Illinois 2002 | Naperville Central's Candace Parker: Above the rim

    Ms. Basketball of Illinois 2002 | Naperville Central's Candace Parker: Above the rim
    Candace Parker picked her grandfather. An assignment in her speech class required her to pay tribute to someone, and she had many influential people from which to choose. People like her father, Larry, who showed her how to dunk a basketball, and her...
  • Ms. Basketball of Illinois 2001 | Marshall's Cappie Pondexter

    Ms. Basketball of Illinois 2001 | Marshall's Cappie Pondexter
    There have been many great girls high school basketball players in Illinois--but only one Cappie. Though she stands a modest 5 feet 9 inches, Marshall's Cappie Pondexter has found a way to stand above everyone else in state history. She is the first...
  • Ms. Basketball of Illinois 1996 | Stevenson's Tauja Catchings

    Ms. Basketball of Illinois 1996 | Stevenson's Tauja Catchings
    Stevenson coach Frank Mattucci suspected it the first time he saw her play as an 8th-grader in a junior feeder league for the Patriots. Even at that age, Mattucci believed Tauja Catchings was a walking poster for Ms. Basketball. "She was gangly and still...
  • Stefanie Dolson Survives First National Team Cut; What's Next?

    Stefanie Dolson Survives First National Team Cut; What's Next?
    Of all those who have played for Geno Auriemma and Chris Dailey since they came to UConn in 1985, it's unlikely any player connected with fans more assertively than Stefanie Dolson, the All-America center who graduated after last season's second...
  • Women's Basketball: Auriemma Tests Team With Intra-Squad Game

     Women's Basketball: Auriemma Tests Team With Intra-Squad Game
    NEWARK, Del. – Geno Auriemma's second term as coach of USA Basketball's senior national team is filled with challenges, even for a guy who has made a career of meeting and surpassing them. The winner of nine national champions at UConn since 1995...
  • Auriemma On The Road Again

    STORRS — This time of year, Geno Auriemma's bags are always packed. It's recruiting season, when college basketball coaches hit the road to gauge the nation's gifted youth. The only difference this autumn is where UConn's coach will be heading &#...