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Americans improve to 4-0 in FIBA World Cup with rout of Dominicans

...Thursday against Ukraine ? when U.S. coach Mike Krzyzewski will coach against longtime friend and former NBA coach Mike Fratello ? before playing their round of 16 game Saturday night in Barcelona against the fourth-place team from Group D...
Americans wrap up pool play unbeaten in FIBA World Cup

...second half after seizing control just before halftime against a methodical Ukraine team coached by former NBA coach Mike Fratello.The only scare was a hard landing by starting guard Kyrie Irving with 1:12 left, but he eventually got up and...
Spain, Greece earn a trip to the round of 16 at the Basketball World Cup

...tie for second with Argentina and the Senegalese, who pulled off the kind of surprising victory that Ukraine coach Mike Fratello predicted a day earlier."There are going to be a number of upsets in this tournament, I think, in the four groups...
Elton brands Memphis

...scored 27 points for Memphis, 4-7 since player personnel director Tony Barone Sr. became head coach in the wake of Mike Fratello's firing on Dec. 28. The Grizzlies completed the first half of their schedule an NBA-worst 10-31 and are 2-18...
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...injury. Gasol broke his left foot in the World Championships this summer and has missed the first 21 games of the season. "The earliest he could come back would be this weekend, if the doctors OK it," coach Mike Fratello said Monday.
Cavaliers top Magic

...million contract, will undergo further tests Wednesday. "We'll just keep our fingers crossed," said Cavs coach Mike Fratello. Reserve Johnny Newman added a season-high 15 points, Wesley Person had 12 and Bob Sura scored 10 and also had...
Overtime: Garcia cards 9-under 62 at British tuneup

...PRO BASKETBALL: The Cleveland Cavaliers said they wanted a coach who would do away with the slow-paced game of Mike Fratello. Randy Wittman promised he would deliver. The Cavs hired Wittman, a longtime Timberwolves assistant with no head...
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Hawks face grueling start in the old 82-game schedule, when it was the normal regular schedule," former NBA coach and current analyst Mike Fratello said during the schedule announcement on NBA TV. "Now with everything being compacted, games come that much more...
West silences critics as new lineup gives Grizzlies best start ever

...Jackson. "You're talking about 12 men, basically, on the active roster. It's not like football," Memphis coach Mike Fratello said. "One guy can change the makeup or the mind-set of a team." Fratello's Grizzlies are passing more and...
Woodson accepts offer from Hawks

...former Phoenix coach John MacLeod, Seattle associate head coach Dwayne Case, former Cleveland and Atlanta coach Mike Fratello also interviewed with Knight. Knight also spoke to TV analyst Kenny Smith about the job.