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NBA's Milwaukee Bucks to stay local after sale

Milwaukee Bucks owner Herb Kohl says he's selling the NBA team to an ownership group eager to keep the club in Milwaukee.

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NBA: Patty Mills leads San Antonio Spurs to big win over Milwaukee Bucks

Australian NBA star Patty Mills posted a season-high 20 points to lift San Antonio to a 110-82 victory over Milwaukee on Sunday night.

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NBA: Indiana Pacers improve to 9-0 start by beating Milwaukee Bucks

Indiana Pacers forward Luis Scola celebrates a foul called against the Milwaukee Bucks in the second half of an NBA basketball game in Indianapolis, Friday, Nov. 15, 2013. The Pacers defeated the Bucks 104-77. (AP Photo/Michael Conroy)

Indiana improved their perfect start to the NBA season to 9-0 by cruising past Milwaukee 104-77, with Roy Hibbert having 24 points and eight blocks.

Paul Pierce leaves Brooklyn Nets for Washington Wizards

Now a Wizard: Former Brooklyn Nets forward Paul Pierce

Benjamin Hoffman The Brooklyn Nets shocked the basketball world at the 2013 NBA draft by snapping up Kevin Garnett and Paul Pierce of the Boston Celtics in a trade. Pierce is now gone to the Wizards.

Cavs finally look at Exum for NBA draft

In the spotlight: Dante Exum at the NBA draft combine earlier this month.

Peter Mitchell Cleveland Cavaliers taking a close look at Dante Exum after an injury to potential number one pick in the NBA Draft Joel Embiid.

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Dante Exum stars in NBA Draft related commercials

Man in demand: Dante Exum/

Australian teenager Dante Exum is yet to bounce or shoot a ball in the NBA, but he is the star of a major new ad campaign in the US.

Dante Exum made for NBA, says Patty Mills

High hopes: Dante Exum.

Peter Mitchell Canberra's NBA championship winner Patty Mills says another Lake Ginninderra College graduate, Dante Exum, is "tailor-made for the NBA".

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Aussie Dante Exum turns down last minute offer to work out with Cavaliers

Dante Exum.

Australian basketball prodigy Dante Exum has opted not to take up a last-minute offer from the Cleveland Cavaliers to work out for the team.

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Canberra coaches tell scouts NBA draft 'mystery man' Dante Exum is worth the risk

High hopes: Dante Exum.

Jon Tuxworth NBA scouts have interrogated Dante Exum's Canberra-based coaches for any ''skeletons in the closet''.

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Brooklyn Nets hire Lionel Hollins as head coach

Lionel Hollins

The Brooklyn Nets quickly settled a stunning coaching overhaul by hiring Lionel Hollins as their new head coach, the National Basketball Association team said on Wednesday.

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Bucks fire Drew as coach, Kidd likely replacement

Jason Kidd

The Milwaukee Bucks fired head coach Larry Drew on Monday, leaving the way clear for the widely anticipated move by Jason Kidd from the Brooklyn Nets as his replacement.

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Luc Longley backs Dante Exum and Cameron Bairstow to step up to NBA

High hopes: Dante Exum.

Roy Ward Three-time NBA championship winner Luc Longley says beating the physical challenges of the NBA will be Dante Exum's biggest challenge.

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Lance Stephenson agrees to three-year deal with Charlotte Hornets

Hornets recruit: Lance Stephenson plays up to the crowd with Indiana last season.

Rick Bonnell Following an all-night negotiating session, the Charlotte Hornets have come to an agreement to sign Indiana Pacers shooting guard Lance Stephenson.

Dante Exum shoots for NBA draft top 3

In the spotlight: Dante Exum at the NBA draft combine earlier this month.

Dante Exum has entered a critical phase in his bid to break into the top three picks in this month's NBA Draft.

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LA Lakers delay coaching hire with LeBron James in mind

LeBron James will have another big decision to make this off-season.

Sam Amick The world is watching the NBA Finals, an average of 14.9 million people through two games on ABC and plenty more to come now that the Miami Heat and San Antonio Spurs are tied 1-1 heading into...

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Patty Mills and Dante Exum basketball's trump cards in recruitment battle with AFL

Patty Mills can help lure talent towards basketball.

Chris Dutton Australian Boomers coach Andrej Lemanis says Patrick Mills and Dante Exum are their weapons in the recruitment war with the AFL.

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New York Knicks fire coach Mike Woodson after missing NBA playoffs

NEW YORK, NY - FEBRUARY 1: Head coach Mike Woodson of the New York Knicks yells to a ref during the second half of a game against the Miami Heat at Madison Square Garden on February. 1, 2014 in New York City. The Heat defeated the Knicks 106-91. NOTE TO USER: User expressly acknowledges and agrees that, by downloading and/or using this Photograph, user is consenting to the terms and conditions of the Getty Images License Agreement.   Rich Schultz /Getty Images/AFP

Eben Novy-Williams The New York Knicks fired coach Mike Woodson after the National Basketball Association team missed the playoffs with a 37-45 record, team President Phil Jackson said in an e-mailed statement.

Australia's Dante Exum headed for NBA's Orlando Magic or Utah Jazz

Dante Exum looks headed for the Magic or Jazz in the NBA draft.

Peter Mitchell It looks like Canberra college graduate Dante Exum will be suiting up for the Orlando Magic or the Utah Jazz in the NBA.

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Andrew Bogut backs Dante Exum being NBA's man of mystery

Dante Exum playing for Lake Ginninderra College in 2013.

Jon Pierik Andrew Bogut has praised Dante Exum's strategic tactic of being the mystery man of the NBA draft.

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NBA lottery will decide Dante Exum's fate

Dante Exum, from Australia, participates in the three-quarters-court sprint in the 2014 NBA basketball draft combine Friday, May 16, 2014, in Chicago. (AP Photo/Charles Rex Arbogast)

Peter Mitchell Ping-pong balls will soon give Australian basketball phenomenon Dante Exum the biggest clue to whether he will be playing in the snow in Milwaukee, in the desert heat of Phoenix or among the palm...