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Nets won't allow Kyrie Irving to practice, play until he can be full participant

The Brooklyn Nets won't play Kyrie Irving until he can play in all their games, unwilling to let questions about his vaccination status linger into the NBA season.

Canadian Andrew Wiggins denied religious exemption by NBA to skip COVID-19 vaccine

The NBA has denied Canadian Andrew Wiggins's request for a vaccination exemption, leaving him ineligible to play home games for the Golden State Warriors until he meets San Francisco's vaccination requirement.

Alexander Zverev denies abuse allegations, backs ATP domestic violence rules

Olympic tennis gold medallist Alexander Zverev again denied abuse allegations made by a former girlfriend and said Friday he would support the introduction of a domestic violence policy by the men's pro tour.

Aussies capture elusive Olympic medal in men's hoops

Patty Mills scored 42 points to carry Australia to its first Olympic medal in men's basketball with a 107-93 victory over Slovenia in the third-place game on Saturday.

U.S., France advance to men's basketball gold-medal game

Kevin Durant and the Americans still have their grip on gold and it's going to take more than a few bad minutes for anyone to take it away from them. They will face France in the championship game Saturday morning Japan time (Friday evening ET).

Luka Doncic drops 48 in spectacular Olympic debut to power Slovenia past Argentina

Luka Doncic made a spectacular Olympic debut with 48 points, tied for the second-highest total in men's basketball history, to lead Slovenia to a 118-100 victory over Argentina on Monday.
MIL WINS SERIES

Antetokounmpo heroic as Bucks beat Suns to capture 1st title since 1971

The Milwaukee Bucks beat the Phoenix Suns 105-98 on Tuesday to take the best-of-seven NBA Finals in six games.
MIL LEADS 3-2

Bucks defeat Suns, move 1 win away from 1st NBA title since 1971

Jrue Holiday's steal and alley-oop pass to Giannis Antetokounmpo for a dunk sealed a wild Game 5 and gave the Milwaukee Bucks a 123-119 victory over the Phoenix Suns on Saturday night. They can win their first title since 1971 on Tuesday.
Series tied 2-2

Bucks down Suns to even series behind Middleton's clutch performance

Middleton scored 40 points, including 10 straight for the Milwaukee Bucks down the stretch to send them past the Phoenix Suns, 109-103 on Wednesday night in Game 4.
PHX leads 2-1

Bucks find footing behind Antetokounmpo's 41 points, blow out Suns

Antetokounmpo had 41 points, 13 rebounds and six assists, and the Bucks pounded Phoenix 120-100 on Sunday night, cutting the Suns' lead to 2-1.

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