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US trio puts NBA Finals behind, turns focus to Olympic gold

SAITAMA, Japan (AP) — There was plenty of time to talk about it, had they wanted to. Devin Booker, Jrue Holiday and Khris Middleton were together on a plane to Tokyo, just days after they had played in the hard-fought NBA Finals. They had roughly nine hours in the air to relive details of that series, to revisit some of their memorable moments.

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US trio puts NBA Finals behind, turns focus to Olympic gold

Tokyo Olympics: USA easily beat Iran to bounce back from opening-game defeat

The USA's men's basketball team bounced back from their shock opening-game defeat with a comfortable 120-66 victory over Iran. The Americans saw their 25-game Olympic winning streak ended by France on Sunday, but never looked in danger of suffering another loss here. Damian Lillard top-scored with 21 points, while Devin Booker added 16 points and five rebounds.

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Tokyo Olympics: USA easily beat Iran to bounce back from opening-game defeat

Damian Lillard scores 21 points as Team USA cruise past Iran for first win at Tokyo Olympics

With Damian Lillard's 21 points, Team USA rolled to a 120-66 victory over Iran to rebound from an opening loss to France at the Tokyo Olympics Damian Lillard scored 21 points and Team USA rebounded from an opening loss with their first victory of the Tokyo Olympics, romping past Iran 120-66 on Wednesday.

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Damian Lillard scores 21 points as Team USA cruise past Iran for first win at Tokyo Olympics

Olympics shocker as France beat Team USA men's basketball team 83-76 in opening game: Loss ends 25-game win streak dating back to the 2004 Games

French upset the U.S. when they last met in the 2019 FIBA World Cup quarter-finals and did so again Sunday The loss doesn´t knock the U.S. out of medal contention, but it essentially eliminates the margin for error Coach said team had to be more consistent, pointing to several leads they had let slip away

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Olympics shocker as France beat Team USA men's basketball team 83-76 in opening game: Loss ends 25-game win streak dating back to the 2004 Games

Draymond Green feeling 'lot of respect' for NBA Finals players sticking to Tokyo commitment

TOKYO -- Devin Booker, Khris Middleton and Jrue Holiday arrived in Japan on a private jet just before 11 p.m. Saturday, less than 24 hours before Team USA opens Olympic play against France in a vital game out of the gate. It was a brutal travel day after an exhausting playoff stretch, and the combination will test their mental and physical stamina.

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Draymond Green feeling 'lot of respect' for NBA Finals players sticking to Tokyo commitment

Devin Booker, Khris Middleton, Jrue Holiday available for Team USA opener vs. France

TOKYO -- The trio of players making the unprecedented jump from the NBA Finals to the Olympics are all scheduled to be in Japan by Saturday. The hope is for Devin Booker, Khris Middleton and Jrue Holiday to be available when Team USA opens play Sunday against France, according to coach Gregg Popovich.

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Devin Booker, Khris Middleton, Jrue Holiday available for Team USA opener vs. France

Stunned Suns silenced to end surprise season

MILWAUKEE -- Devin Booker moved slowly and meticulously from his locker to the exit, much the way one might expect when departing a room of peers not guaranteed to reconvene as a group. Reality hit with force for the Phoenix Suns on Tuesday night. As the book closed on a surprising return to the playoffs culminating in what might have been measured six months ago as an implausible NBA Finals run, the Suns sat in complete silence in the losing locker room at Fiserv Forum frozen by the gravity of reaching the end.

dailymail.co.uk ,  9d 0
Stunned Suns silenced to end surprise season

'It hurts': Phoenix Suns fall short of winning NBA title, lose Game 6 to Milwaukee Bucks in NBA Finals

MILWAUKEE — Goodbye, NBA Finals. Hello, disappointment and heartbreak. The Phoenix Suns failed to force a decisive Game 7 in the NBA Finals. Start the day smarter. Get all the news you need in your inbox each morning. The Milwaukee Bucks defeated them, 105-98, in Tuesday night's Game 6 before a sellout crowd of 17,397 at Fiserv Forum to win the 2021 NBA championship.

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'It hurts': Phoenix Suns fall short of winning NBA title, lose Game 6 to Milwaukee Bucks in NBA Finals

Zach LaVine clears health and safety protocols, will join U.S. Olympic men's basketball team in Tokyo on Thursday

Team USA guard Zach LaVine has cleared health and safety protocols, USA Basketball announced Tuesday night. He will join the rest of the U.S. Olympic team in Tokyo on Thursday afternoon. The Olympics begin Friday, with the U.S. set for its first pool-play game on Sunday against France.

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Zach LaVine clears health and safety protocols, will join U.S. Olympic men's basketball team in Tokyo on Thursday

Team USA's Khris Middleton, Jrue Holiday and Devin Booker set for very awkward flight to Tokyo

Khris Middleton and Jrue Holiday have reached the NBA mountaintop. Devin Booker just suffered quite possibly the most painful loss of his basketball career. Soon, all three of them will be together on what figures to be a very awkward flight to Tokyo. The three players, all committed to play for Team USA at the Olympics in Tokyo later this month, are scheduled to depart for Japan on Friday via a private plane provided by USA Basketball, according to ESPN's Marc Spears.

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Team USA's Khris Middleton, Jrue Holiday and Devin Booker set for very awkward flight to Tokyo

Freak Show: Giannis Antetokounmpo's 50 deliver Bucks NBA title

MILWAUKEE -- Giannis Antetokounmpo delivered an NBA title for the Milwaukee Bucks with 50 points, 14 rebounds and five blocks in a 105-98 victory over the Phoenix Suns in Game 6 of the Finals on Tuesday night. Antetokounmpo scored 33 in the second half, including his 50th point on a game-sealing free throw with 9.8 seconds remaining.

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Freak Show: Giannis Antetokounmpo's 50 deliver Bucks NBA title

Sha'Carri Richardson teams up with Kanye West in new Beats by Dre commercial

Sha'Carri Richardson has reportedly tested positive for cannabis. Photo by Patrick Smith/Getty Images Kanye West has never been one to shy away from the spotlight, so it shouldn't have come as a surprise that he managed to turn our attention away from Giannis Antetokounmpo, Chris Paul, Devin Booker & Co. during Game 6 of the NBA Finals.

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Sha'Carri Richardson teams up with Kanye West in new Beats by Dre commercial

How Devin Booker, Jrue Holiday, Khris Middleton will join Team USA at the Olympics after NBA Finals

The U.S. men's basketball team's road to the 2021 Olympics has been a bumpy one. Team USA set off alarm bells with losses to Nigeria and Australia in its first two exhibition games. Head coach Gregg Popovich then found out Bradley Beal (health and safety protocols) and Kevin Love (injury recovery) were forced to withdraw, and now Zach LaVine's status is up in the air.

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How Devin Booker, Jrue Holiday, Khris Middleton will join Team USA at the Olympics after NBA Finals

Phoenix Suns 'embrace' 3-2 deficit as Milwaukee Bucks go for Finals finish at home in Game 6

Coverage of the NBA Finals continues on Tuesday night as the Milwaukee Bucks look to seal the championship with a win at home. The Phoenix Suns, meanwhile, will be doing all they can to force a Game 7. Join us live on Sky Sports Main Event & Arena from 1.45am

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Phoenix Suns 'embrace' 3-2 deficit as Milwaukee Bucks go for Finals finish at home in Game 6

Devin Booker, Jrue Holiday and Khris Middleton going from Finals foes to Olympic teammates

MILWAUKEE – The three NBA stars have spent the past two weeks studying each other from afar. Milwaukee Bucks forward Khris Middleton, Bucks guard Jrue Holiday and Phoenix Suns guard Devin Booker have also spent that time avoiding each other up close. “Right now,” Middleton said, “we haven’t said a word to each other.”

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Devin Booker, Jrue Holiday and Khris Middleton going from Finals foes to Olympic teammates

Chris Paul on Giannis Antetokounmpo FTs: ‘Everybody’s out there anticipating a miss. Hell, even he is’

Giannis Antetokounmpo – as great as he has played overall – has shot just 39-for-66 on free throws in the NBA Finals (59%). But the Bucks have offensively rebounded some of those misses, including Antetokounmpo tipping out his own miss after he drew a foul on his incredible alley-oop late in Game 5.

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Chris Paul on Giannis Antetokounmpo FTs: ‘Everybody’s out there anticipating a miss. Hell, even he is’

NBA DFS: Top Suns vs. Bucks DraftKings, FanDuel daily Fantasy basketball picks for July 20, 2021

After putting themselves in an 0-2 hole, the Milwaukee Bucks have won the last three games of the 2021 NBA Finals entering Tuesday's Game 6 at 9 p.m. ET. The Bucks will have a chance to win their first championship in 50 years and they can do so in front of what is sure to be a raucous home crowd.

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NBA DFS: Top Suns vs. Bucks DraftKings, FanDuel daily Fantasy basketball picks for July 20, 2021