Latest from Candace Buckner

He has coached LeBron, Kobe and Steph. Next up: Team Nigeria.

Mike Brown has coached the NBA's biggest stars and storied franchises. His new challenge might be his biggest yet: Making Nigerian basketball a factor on the world stage.
  • Jul 22, 2021

Milwaukee Bucks win their first NBA title since 1971 as Giannis Antetokounmpo scores 50

The Bucks clinched the championship with a 105-98 win over the Phoenix Suns on Tuesday in Game 6.
  • Jul 21, 2021

Milwaukee Bucks hang on to win Game 5 of NBA Finals over Phoenix Suns

The Bucks are one win away from their second NBA title and will go for the closeout in Game 6 on Tuesday at home.
  • Jul 17, 2021

Milwaukee Bucks pull even in NBA Finals with win over Phoenix Suns in Game 4

Khris Middleton scored 40 points as the Bucks made plays down the stretch to win Game 4 and tie the best-of-seven series.
  • Jul 14, 2021

Giannis Antetokounmpo gets comfortable, and the Bucks get back into the NBA Finals

Giannis Antetokounmpo finishes with 41 points, 13 rebounds and six assists, and the Bucks beat the Suns, 120-100, in Game 3.
  • Jul 11, 2021

The Los Angeles Clippers are in the Western Conference finals. It only took 51 years.

After 51 years of existing in a perpetual June gloom, the Clippers advanced to their first conference finals, and their long-suffering fans rejoiced.
  • Jun 19, 2021

As NBA honors players’ activism, Kareem Abdul-Jabbar urges more action: ‘We’ve got work to do’

The NBA legend, who helped pick the finalists for his namesake award, says activism is in the league's DNA.
  • Jun 11, 2021

After a gutsy Wizards season and early playoff exit, does Scott Brooks deserve another chance?

This turbulent Wizards' season is over, but the Scott Brooks debate is just beginning.
  • Jun 3, 2021

For the 76ers and their city, ‘this Ben Simmons narrative’ isn’t going away

His coach loves him. His critics scold him. But can the 76ers rely on Ben Simmons to save them in Joel Embiid's absence?
  • Jun 1, 2021

The 76ers are way too dominant, too determined and too good for the Wizards to handle

The 76ers, after a Game 3 rout, look "championship ready," while the Wizards look overmatched.
  • May 30, 2021