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Spain beats Lithuania to take EuroBasket gold; Pau Gasol named MVP

LILLE, France -- Tournament MVP Pau Gasol had a double-double as Spain cruised past Lithuania 80-63 on Sunday to regain the European basketball …

The 'Prime' Window for Each Top-5 Player in the NBA Right Now

There is nothing permanent about NBA superstardom.<p>Certain players inhabit the league's topmost echelon for years, sometimes for more than a decade, sustaining a reign that often feels like it won't ever end.<p>But it will end.<p>No matter the player, no matter his level of fame, there is no eschewing …

Stephen Curry has an awesome new move that he says he learned from a high-school player

Stephen Curry is one of the NBA's most exciting players to watch thanks to his unlimited range and arsenal of dribble moves.<p>Earlier in the summer, while working out with Team USA, a video of Curry embarrassing a trainer with what looks like a new move in his collection made the rounds.<p>In it, Curry …

Basketball

Kyrie Irving progressing toward return to court for Cavaliers

MIAMI -- If Kyrie Irving knows when he'll be back on the floor with the Cleveland Cavaliers, he's not telling.<p>The All-Star guard will only divulge …

Russell Westbrook Reveals Pregame Routine That Involves Toasted PBJ and Nap

If you’ve ever wondered what fuels the machine that is NBA superstar Russell Westbrook, we have an answer.<p>It’s a peanut butter and jelly sandwich.<p>But not just any ol’ PB&J—no, Westbrook likes his pregame snack a certain way.<p>He broke it down on <i>Jimmy Kimmel Live</i>:<p>Toasted wheat bread<br>• Skippy peanut …

Andrew Wiggins' Older Brother Nick Signed by Timberwolves

The Minnesota Timberwolves are hoping lighting strikes twice in the Wiggins family, signing Nick Wiggins to play alongside his brother Andrew.<p>Per Marc J. Spears of Yahoo Sports, the Timberwolves announced Wiggins' signing on Friday. Eric Pincus of BasketballInsiders.com reported the deal is a …

Here are the basketball teams that have already qualified for the 2016 Rio Olympics

Eight national teams have already secured their places in the Rio Olympics basketball tournament, while the rest of the basketball world continues to battle for the remaining four spots.<p>The Rio Olympics are right around the corner. In less than a year, the biggest sporting event in the world will …

Ball Don't Five: The top 5 NBA coaches who aren't in the Hall of Fame

<i>As we continue to work our way through the endless summer between the Finals and Opening Night, we'll pause each Friday to briefly consider and count</i> …

Scott: Kobe to have 'hard cap' on minutes this season

In an effort to help preserve Kobe Bryant in what could his final NBA campaign, Los Angeles Lakers coach Byron Scott said the 37-year-old Bryant will …

Many Miami Heat players are in final year of contract

<i>Here’s the South Florida Sun Sentinel reporting on the Miami Heat, who have players that want to win like anyone else but also need to think about</i> …

NBA

Montrezl Harrell, Rockets Agree to Contract: Latest Details, Comments, Reaction

The Houston Rockets announced a contract agreement with rookie forward Montrezl Harrell on Saturday. The team selected the Louisville product with the 32nd overall pick in the 2015 NBA draft.<p>Mark Berman of KRIV reports it's a three-year deal worth $3.1 million. Jonathan Feigen of the <i>Houston</i> …

New York Knicks #NBADraft flashback: http://t.co/A9Si1dFY81

We're down to 37 days until the 2015-16 season tips off! #KiaTipOff15

Stock Up, Stock Down for NBA Players in 2015's FIBA EuroBasket Tournament

EuroBasket 2015 was loaded with NBA talent. And we saw some big-time performances from both young prospects and old veterans, most notably Pau Gasol, who led Spain to the gold after a legendary all-around showing.<p>Danilo Gallinari, Jonas Valanciunas and Giannis Antetokounmpo were also impressive. …

Happy payday, Harrison Barnes

That and more in Monday's NBA newsletter.<p>Good morning. Let's basketball.<p><b>CHEESE FOR BREAKFAST, CHEESE FOR DINNER:</b> The Warriors have offered Harrison Barnes a four-year, $64 million early extension, per Woj. Am I wrong to think there's no way he accepts anything particularly close to that? (Woj says …

NBA Rumors

DAILY NBA RUMORS PAGE<p><b>InsideHoops.com</b><p><b>SHARE</b><p><b>NBA Rumors Stories for Saturday, June 16, 2018</b> <i><br>Updated 12:00 a.m. ET</i><p><b>The NBA on Friday sent teams a memo</b> …

NBA Rumors: Buzz on Tristan Thompson, Markieff Morris and Metta World Peace

These are the times that try NBA fans' souls. In these final weeks, when the summer's drama has largely played its course and training camp is fast approaching, they cling to the remaining rumors and submit some final prayers for their team to tie up any loose ends that could prevent a successful …

Shaquille O'Neal doesn't think Kobe Bryant should retire yet

"If you still got something, you should go because once it's done you can't get it back."<p>Shaquille O'Neal continues to show Kobe Bryant the love. Less than a month after hosting Bryant on his podcast, O'Neal is now telling his former teammate to keep playing beyond 2016.<p>''If you still got …

Acer Convertible Chromebook, Smartphones Debut At IFA

In addition to its new convertible Chromebook and numerous smartphones, Acer updated its Aspire notebooks and released a tablet targeted at gamers at …

How to use the Google Slides mobile app to make comics from real life photos

A lot of teachers have been using my process for <b>creating comics with Google tools</b>. I was thrilled to find it can now be easily done using the Slides …

Chrome Enterprise

WEBINAR SERIES: JULY 18-19<p>Rethink Workforce Technology and Employee Segmentation In The Age Of The Cloud Worker. Register Now.<p>An OS, a browser, and …

Students help launch one-to-one Chromebook program

One school’s students take on the heavy lifting — such as it isAs students filtered into the library at Susquehannock High School and sat down before …

Education Technology

The Chromebook as Signifier

3 style reasons why those who can afford a MacBook Air instead go Chromebook.

MacBook Air

Google Chromebooks: Business Tool or Not?

Whenever I discuss the adoption and deployment of solutions leveraging Google Cloud and Chromebooks, I invariably get asked, “Is the Chromebook …

Google Cloud Platform

Chrome OS 28 released – here are the improvements!

Chrome OS has received update version 28, aligning the internet-based OS with Chrome for mobile and for desktop. The update brings forth some of the …

Chromebooks now the fastest-growing segment of PC market

Not only are Google's Chromebooks a success, but they are now the fastest-growing segment of the PC industry, according to market research firm NPD …