Basketball

NBA — Memories of China trip sticking with Warriors and Wolves

The Golden State Warriors and Minnesota Timberwolves spent the last week spreading the gospel of the NBA throughout China. I was there alongside both teams for the journey. Here are some of the stories collected along the way. David Dow/NBAE via Getty Images Monday, Oct. 2, 2017, Shenzhen Gymnasium, 4:26 p.m. local time Taj Gibson […]

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Wolves hit the road for chemistry lessons

The Minnesota Timberwolves are in the midst of the kind of road trip NBA teams rarely take at any point during the season — let alone the preseason. After completing their media day responsibilities on Sept. 22 in Minneapolis, coach Tom Thibodeau’s team boarded a charter to San Diego for training camp, played an exhibition […]

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Star Wars actor Mark Hamill ‘supports Wolves’

Image copyright Getty Images Image caption The Hollywood actor is now officially a fan, Wolves said Star Wars legend Mark Hamill has become a fan of Wolverhampton Wanderers Football Club – albeit by accident. After fans on Twitter suggested he could support Wolves, this got a ‘like’ from Hamill, who played Luke Skywalker. @HamillHimself said […]

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EFL Cup second round draw: Southampton to host Wolves

Southampton fought back from 2-0 to level, but lost February’s final to Manchester United Last season’s losing finalists Southampton will host Championship club Wolves in the EFL Cup second round after Thursday’s confusing live draw. League One side Blackburn host Premier League rivals Burnley in a Lancashire derby, with the draw regionalised. Newcastle will host […]

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Carl Ikeme: Wolves goalkeeper grateful for support after leukaemia diagnosis

Wolves fans held up cards spelling Carl Ikeme’s name before Saturday’s win over Middlesbrough Wolves goalkeeper Carl Ikeme has thanked fans and colleagues for their “incredible” support since he was diagnosed with acute leukaemia in July. The Nigeria international, 31, is undergoing chemotherapy. “The support you’ve shown me has been incredible,” said Ikeme in a […]

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Diogo Jota: Atletico Madrid midfielder joins Wolves on season-long loan

Diogo Jota spent last season on loan with Porto, scoring against Leicester City in the Champions League Wolves have completed the signing of Portugal Under-21 international Diogo Jota on a season-long loan from Atletico Madrid. The 20-year-old attacking midfielder spent last season on loan at Portuguese side Porto, where he played under Wolves head coach […]