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Chet Walker, a 7-time All-Star forward who helped the 76ers win the 1967 NBA title, has died

Chet Walker, a 7-time All-Star forward who helped the 76ers win the 1967 NBA title, has died

Chet Walker, a seven-time All-Star forward who helped Wilt Chamberlain and the Philadelphia 76ers win the 1967 NBA title and later starred for the Chicago Bulls, has died. He was 84.

Liberty hand Sun their first loss of the season

UNCASVILLE, Conn. (AP) — Sabrina Ionescu scored 24 points, Jonquel Jones added 22 and the New York Liberty handed the Connecticut Sun their first loss of the season 82-75 on Saturday.
Mavericks' plan to stop Celtics in NBA Finals: Get them to fight among themselves

Mavericks' plan to stop Celtics in NBA Finals: Get them to fight among themselves

BOSTON (AP) — Jason Kidd couldn’t figure out how to stop the Boston Celtics in Game 1 of the NBA Finals. Now he’s hoping they will get in their own way.
Bond between Celtics' Joe Mazzulla and Manchester City's Pep Guardiola's on display at NBA Finals

Bond between Celtics' Joe Mazzulla and Manchester City's Pep Guardiola's on display at NBA Finals

Joe Mazzulla watches as many Manchester City matches as he can, and there's a clear symmetry there between that English soccer powerhouse and his Boston Celtics. They had games on the same date 10 times during the Celtics' regular season.

Clark scores 30 to lead the Fever over the Mystics 85-83

WASHINGTON (AP) — Caitlin Clark made seven 3-pointers, equaled a career high with 30 points and made enough of her free throws down the stretch to help the Indiana Fever hold on for an 85-83 victory over the winless Washington Mystics on Friday night

Boston hosts Dallas with 1-0 series lead

Dallas Mavericks (50-32, fifth in the Western Conference) vs. Boston Celtics (64-18, first in the Eastern Conference) Boston; Sunday, 8 p.m. EDT BETMGM SPORTSBOOK : LINE Celtics -7; over/under is 214.

Lawyer for Jontay Porter says now-banned NBA player was 'in over his head' with a gambling addiction

Jontay Porter, the former Toronto Raptors forward who was given a lifetime ban by the NBA because of a sports betting scandal , was “in over his head” with a gambling addiction, his lawyer said Friday.
Celtics' Kristaps Porzingis suddenly a big problem in Finals for a Mavericks team that cast him off

Celtics' Kristaps Porzingis suddenly a big problem in Finals for a Mavericks team that cast him off

BOSTON (AP) — The Mavericks couldn’t figure out how best to utilize big man Kristaps Porzingis during his three seasons in Dallas. Three years later, the Mavericks now have a big Porzingis problem in the NBA Finals.
The Celtics' formula is lots of 3s, lots of stops. The Mavericks need a solution in the NBA Finals

The Celtics' formula is lots of 3s, lots of stops. The Mavericks need a solution in the NBA Finals

BOSTON (AP) — When the Boston Celtics make a ton of 3-pointers, forget it. They're probably not going to lose.
Dallas guard Irving has rough NBA Finals opener in response to boos (and worse) from Boston crowd

Dallas guard Irving has rough NBA Finals opener in response to boos (and worse) from Boston crowd

BOSTON (AP) — Kyrie Irving dribbled the ball off his foot, and the Boston fans erupted in cheers. He lost his footing on another turnover, and the crowd went wild.