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5:14 PM ET Mechelle VoepelespnW.com Close ESPN.com women’s basketball/college sports writer 33 seasons covering women’s college basketball Covered 24 Final Fours The Sacramento Kings have hired former WNBA coach Jenny Boucek as an assistant coach for player development, the team announced Friday. The hiring makes Boucek one of two women currently on the full-time staff
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PHILADELPHIA — Boston Celtics coach Brad Stevens said Gordon Hayward was in good spirits Thursday after undergoing surgery for the fracture-dislocation of his left ankle. The Celtics’ Gordon Hayward is unlikely to return to the court this season following surgery on his leg on Wednesday, his agent told ESPN. Hayward suffered a devastating injury to
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12:25 PM ET Adrian WojnarowskiESPN After crumbling to the court and leaving the Brooklyn Nets‘ season-opening loss with an injury, point guard Jeremy Lin‘s season is likely over. Lin has been diagnosed with a ruptured patellar tendon of the right knee and is expected to miss the rest of 2017-18, the team announced Thursday. How
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Derrick Rose is at the center of the basketball universe. It’s a few days before Christmas in 2011, and the shy, 23-year-old point guard finds himself in the middle of a suburban Chicago shopping mall as throngs of fans scream for his attention. A few hours earlier, the Chicago Bulls formally announced that they have
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Lonzo Ball‘s got beef. Or, to be more accurate, much of the NBA has beef with Lonzo Ball, thanks largely to the bombastic claims of his father, LaVar. Heading into his rookie season, the Lakers point guard has attracted a bright spotlight while simultaneously putting a target on his back, with more than his fair
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