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The Bozo's returned from their islands to give you fans what you've been dreaming of - a brand spankin' new episode of THE BOZO'S OF BASKETBALL! James & Ben had a lot of bones to pick with the state of the NBA, and 45 minutes later, the slate was clean, and their minds were at ease. Topics covered tonight included Andrei Kirilenko, Lin bashing, Buttheads who want credit for BREAKING NEWS, the Rivers/Rondo/Allen "Cruel Intentions-style" love triangle, Juan Carlos Navarro, and that dang Olympic London time change that has us scratching our heads. Tune in for laughs, yuks, and giggles. Welcome back Bozo's!
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After a strong showing in the Olympics, Timberwolves fans can’t wait to see what Andrei Kirilenko can bring to the table this season. AK47 played in Russia last season and has been looking very good thus far in international play.
Minnesota signed him to a deal this offseason, addressing perhaps their biggest need; a wing player. Additionally...
Andrei Kirilenko scored 16 points to lead Russia to a 73-54 win over China on Tuesday in the Olympic men's basketball tournament.
Kirilenko, who signed a two-year, $20 million deal with the Minnesota Timberwolves last week, also had nine rebounds as Russia (2-0) easily handed China its second defeat in Group B. The former Utah Jazz standout is averaging 25.5 points in Russia...
LONDON (AP) - Andrei Kirilenko scored 16 points to lead Russia to a 73-54 win over China Tuesday in the men's Olympic basketball tournament.
Kirilenko, who signed a two-year, 20 million deal with the Minnesota Timberwolves last week, also had nine rebounds as Russia (2-0) easily took care of China its second defeat in Group B. The former Utah Jazz standout is averaging 25.5...
Andrei Kirilenko scored 16 points to go with nine rebounds in Russia's win over China.
Juan Carlos Navarro sustained a foot injury during Spain's win over China on Sunday.
Vitaliy Fridzon's 3-pointer with four seconds left gave Russia a 75-74 victory over Brazil, keeping the Russians unbeaten in the Olympic men's basketball tournament.
The Russians blew an 11-point lead, falling behind 74-72 on Marcelo Huertas' layup with 6.1 seconds left. Russia called timeout and threw the ball into Fridzon along the left corner, who knocked down the...
Down two with seconds to play, Russia kept things simple.
''The coach told me if I was open, shoot it. So I shot it,'' Vitaliy Fridzon said. And he made it.
Fridzon's 3-pointer with four seconds left gave Russia a 75-74 victory over Brazil on Thursday in the best game of the Olympic men's basketball tournament so far.
The Russians blew an 11-point lead...
With 26 seconds remaining in the fourth quarter, Russia and Brazil were tied at 72 points. Brazilian guard Marcelinho Huertas, who had sat nine minutes of the fourth quarter, drove down the left lane with two defenders on him and made a circus layup to give the Brazilians a 74-72 lead with 6 seconds remaining.
With one last chance to tie or take the lead, Aleksey Shved delivered...
Just two games into Group B play, a separation is already forming between the potential medal contenders and the teams that likely won't be standing on the podium.
Still, Russia coach David Blatt is not going to overlook any opponent. That's probably a good idea with Brazil on Thursday's schedule.
With two of the five preliminary round games completed, Russia, Brazil...