Basketball

Hoopfest
6:46 am
Mon June 24, 2013

Slackline World Cup In U.S. For First Time, At Hoopfest

7,000 or so basketball teams take to the streets of Spokane this weekend to play in the 24th annual Hoopfest. Hoopfest’s organizers have a new trick up their sleeves this year, which will bring athletes from around the world to compete in a different sport. Paige Browning has the story.

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Seattle Sonics
7:10 am
Wed May 15, 2013

Sonics To Seattle Or Sacramento - More Details Emerge

The NBA’s Board of Governors meets in Dallas today (Wednesday) to decide whether the Sacramento Kings move to Seattle. Until a few days ago, it seemed clear that the answer was no. Now as KUOW’s Carolyn Adolph reports, the fate of the team is up in the air.

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Gonzaga Basketball
4:02 pm
Fri March 22, 2013

Gonzaga Fans Nervous After Rocky Opening Game

Jessica Robinson Northwest News Network

Originally published on Fri March 22, 2013 3:06 pm

SPOKANE, Wash. - Gonzaga University basketball fans are jittery after a near-loss for the small Catholic school with high hopes for March Madness. Gonzaga's men's basketball team narrowly won its first game in the national tournament on Thursday when it played Louisiana's Southern University.

The Zags next play Wichita State on Saturday.

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Springfield Basketball Star
6:13 am
Fri March 22, 2013

Springfield Basketball Star Scores National Honor

A senior at Oregon’s Springfield High has been named the Gatorade National Girls Basketball Player of the Year. From Oregon Public Broadcasting, Rob Manning reports.

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Gonzaga Basketball
6:08 am
Fri March 22, 2013

Basketball Team Prompts Gonzaga's Growth Spurt

Gonzaga University’s name is seemingly everywhere this month – including the covers of magazines and newspapers, and mentions on NPR. Paige Browning explains that, while the basketball program gets more name recognition, the school is on a growth spurt.

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Gonzaga Basketball
5:12 pm
Mon March 4, 2013

No. 1 Ranking Delights Gonzaga's Devout Fan Base

Jessica Robinson Northwest News Network

Originally published on Tue March 5, 2013 11:36 am

SPOKANE, Wash. - Basketball fans in the Inland Northwest are in a very good mood today. The new Associated Press poll for men's college basketball ranks Gonzaga University number one in the country. It's a first for Gonzaga – and the state of Washington.

Traditional basketball powers like Indiana and Duke,just couldn't hold their grip on the top spot. But Spokane's small, Catholic school kept winning through the weekend, to practically guarantee them the top spot.

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Gonzaga Basketball
6:42 am
Mon March 4, 2013

Zags Closer To Number One Ranking After Title Win

After a strong win on Saturday, the Gonzaga men’s basketball team is the West Coast Conference Champion. But, the excitement goes beyond that in Spokane. Paige Browning reports.

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Women's Olympic Basketball
6:15 am
Mon May 14, 2012

U.S. Olympic Women Train In Seattle; Beat China 100-62

The U.S. Women's Basketball Team
Photo by Tom Banse Northwest News Network

The U.S. women's basketball team dominated China in an exhibition game played in Seattle Saturday. Final score: 100 to 62. The prelude to an upcoming Summer Olympics showdown coincided with the U.S. squad's first team training camp. Correspondent Tom Banse reports on why that's in Seattle.

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