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West to return as Clippers special adviser

[ad_1] Jerry West has agreed to return to the LA Clippers next season to continue his work as special consultant to the team's front office, the LA Times reported Tuesday.West returns to the Clippers ahead of a pivotal summer for the franchise, which hopes to use its cap space to sign at least one of the several big-name free agents available this offseason.The longtime NBA executive and Lakers Hall of
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AP Source: Sabres hire Ralph Krueger as head coach

[ad_1] BUFFALO, N.Y. (AP) — The Buffalo Sabres are hoping Ralph Krueger can turn around the once-proud franchise in the midst of an eight-year playoff drought. A person familiar with the decision told The Associated Press that the Sabres have hired Krueger as coach. The person spoke to the AP on Tuesday night on condition of anonymity because the team has not announced the hiring. Canada’s SportsNet.ca first reported the
Basketball

Vegas lowers Pels’ title odds from 300-1 to 25-1

[ad_1] The New Orleans Pelicans were the big NBA draft lottery winners on Tuesday night, and Las Vegas took notice.The Pelicans came into the evening tied for the worst 2019-20 NBA title odds at the Westgate Las Vegas SuperBook at 300-1, but were lowered to 25-1 (tied for 10th-best odds) after securing the No. 1 pick and the right to (presumably) draft Zion Williamson.Williamson is currently a -2500 favorite (bet
Hockey

AP Source: Sabres hire Ralph Krueger as head coach

[ad_1] BUFFALO, N.Y. (AP) — A person familiar with the decision tells The Associated Press that the Buffalo Sabres have hired Ralph Krueger to become their next head coach. The person spoke to the AP on the condition of anonymity Tuesday night because the team has not announced the hiring. Canada’s SportsNet.ca first reported the hiring. The 59-year-old Krueger previously coached the Edmonton Oilers during the NHL’s lockout-shortened season in
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Vegas lowers Pels’ title odds from 300-1 to 25-1

[ad_1] The New Orleans Pelicans were the big NBA draft lottery winners on Tuesday night, and Las Vegas took notice.The Pelicans came into the evening tied for the worst 2019-20 NBA title odds at the Westgate Las Vegas SuperBook at 300-1, but were lowered to 25-1 (tied for 10th-best odds) after securing the No. 1 pick and the right to (presumably) draft Zion Williamson.Williamson is currently a -2500 favorite (bet
Basketball

Lakers eye impact player or trade with 4th pick

[ad_1] After what has been a chaotic start to the offseason, the Los Angeles Lakers were one of the big winners in Tuesday's NBA draft lottery, and they could parlay their new fourth overall draft pick into a potential trade for an All-Star.An ecstatic Rob Pelinka said the team will either draft an impact player or try to see what they can get on the trade market after the team
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Hood in action for Blazers 2 days after injury

[ad_1] OAKLAND, Calif. -- Portland Trail Blazers guard Rodney Hood was back on the court in Tuesday's Game 1 of the Western Conference finals, just two days after suffering a bone bruise in his left knee.Hood was injured in the third quarter of Portland's Game 7 victory on Sunday in Denver, going down awkwardly after Nuggets guard Torrey Craig set a back screen on him."I'm solid," Hood said after warming