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PHOENIX — Igor Kokoskov is the first NBA head coach born and raised outside North America, but he reminded everyone at his introductory news conference with the Phoenix Suns on Monday that he didn’t exactly just get off the plane. “I don’t consider myself as a European coach,” he said. “I’m an NBA coach.” Kokoskov,
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12:04 PM ET Adrian WojnarowskiESPN Mike Budenholzer has emerged as the centerpiece of the Milwaukee Bucks and Toronto Raptors‘ coaching searches, and the two teams are preparing to spend the coming days competing for him, league sources told ESPN. The Raptors opened talks with Budenholzer over the weekend, and those conversations were continuing Monday, league
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WALTHAM, Mass. — Boston Celtics forward Marcus Morris — never short on confidence, as his shot selection often confirms — is ready to embrace the challenge of defending Cleveland Cavaliers star LeBron James. On the eve of the Eastern Conference finals, Morris showered James with praise but also stressed how he feels he’s one of
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The Boston Celtics are perfectly content with the familiar role of underdog heading into the Eastern Conference finals against LeBron James and the Cleveland Cavaliers. Despite being the higher seed and owning home-court advantage for the series, the Celtics find themselves as underdogs, both among oddsmakers and most NBA observers. But these Celtics are used
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INDEPENDENCE, Ohio – When Cleveland Cavaliers coach Tyronn Lue gazes down the sidelines during the Eastern Conference finals against the Boston Celtics, there will be another familiar face besides former Cavs guard Kyrie Irving looking back at him: his cousin, Jayson Tatum. The Celtics rookie, whom Lue calls, “Little Jay,” is from St. Louis, about
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