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Grant Hill opens up at Basketball of Hall of Fame ceremony

SPRINGFIELD, Mass. (AP) — Lefty Driesell had the crowd laughing. Dino Radja fought back tears. Blue Devils and Tar Heels brought their rivalry to the Basketball Hall of Fame, and Ray Allen made a peace offering to his spurned Celtics teammates. And they did it with an assist from three of the greatest point guards in NBA history. The Springfield ...

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The Latest: Hoops Hall opens doors to point guards

SPRINGFIELD, Mass. (AP) — The latest on the Basketball Hall of Fame induction ceremony (all times local): 10:25 p.m. Ray Allen gave a shoutout to former Celtics teammates Kevin Garnett and Paul Pierce in his Hall of Fame induction speech. He called his teammates from the 2008 NBA champions “future Hall of Famers.” Things haven’t been so smooth in their ...

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Once an underdog, Nash enters Hall of Fame as innovator

BOSTON — There were few times in Steve Nash’s basketball career when he wasn’t an underdog. Before there were players like Stephen Curry and James Harden captivating NBA audiences with a free-wheeling, open-court style, Nash, a 6-foot-3 Canadian, was laying the groundwork for what would become the league’s “point guard era.” From starring at St. Michaels High School in Victoria, ...

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Garnett sues accountant over $77M lost to wealth manager

MINNEAPOLIS (AP) — Kevin Garnett is suing an accountant and his firm, alleging they helped a wealth manager steal $77 million from the retired Minnesota Timberwolves and Boston Celtics star. The federal malpractice lawsuit alleges Kentucky-based accountant Michael Wertheim and Welenken CPAs enabled Charles Banks IV of Atlanta to defraud Garnett through businesses in which Garnett and Banks shared an ...

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Once an underdog, Nash enters Hall of Fame as innovator

BOSTON (AP) — There were few times in Steve Nash’s basketball career when he wasn’t an underdog. Before there were players like Stephen Curry and James Harden captivating NBA audiences with a free-wheeling, open-court style, Nash, a 6-foot-3 Canadian, was laying the groundwork for what would become the league’s “point guard era.” From starring at St. Michaels High School in ...

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Once an underdog, Nash enters Hall of Fame as innovator

BOSTON (AP) — There were few times in Steve Nash’s basketball career when he wasn’t an underdog. Before there were players like Stephen Curry and James Harden captivating NBA audiences with a free-wheeling, open-court style, Nash, a 6-foot-3 Canadian, was laying the groundwork for what would become the league’s “point guard era.” From starring at St. Michaels High School in ...

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Amway founder, philanthropist Richard DeVos dies at age 92

DETROIT (AP) — Billionaire Richard DeVos, co-founder of direct-selling giant Amway, owner of the Orlando Magic and father-in-law of Education Secretary Betsy DeVos, died Thursday. He was 92. Family spokesman Nick Wasmiller says DeVos died at his western Michigan home due to complications from an infection. DeVos was born in Grand Rapids, not far from Ada, the community about 140 ...

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Magic senior chairman Rich DeVos dies at age of 92

DETROIT (AP) — Billionaire Richard DeVos, co-founder of direct-selling giant Amway, owner of the Orlando Magic and father-in-law of Education Secretary Betsy DeVos, died Thursday. He was 92. Family spokesman Nick Wasmiller says DeVos died at his western Michigan home due to complications from an infection. DeVos was born in Grand Rapids, not far from Ada, the community about 140 ...

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