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Reuters Sports News Summary

Sunday, December 8th, 2019

NBA roundup: Knicks lose to Pacers in interim coach's debut Julius Randle missed a game-tying free-throw attempt with one-tenth of a second remaining, and Indiana handed host New York its ninth straight loss in the debut of Knicks' interim coach Mike Miller. A day after David Fizdale was fired, the Knicks had numerous chances to get their first win, but they went cold down the stretch, missing 13 of their final 14 shots. The Pacers went scoreless for the final 5:17 and missed their final seven shots.

Reuters Sports News Summary

Wednesday, November 13th, 2019

Following is a summary of current sports news briefs. Pacers' Oladipo progressing toward return Indiana Pacers guard Victor Oladipo is on track to return to game action. For his first full-court, 5-on-5 practice since rupturing his right quadriceps tendon in January, Oladipo was assigned to the Pacers' G League affiliate in Fort Wayne on Tuesday, where he practiced with the team and then rejoined the Pacers to continue his rehab.

Reuters Sports News Summary

Wednesday, November 13th, 2019

For his first full-court, 5-on-5 practice since rupturing his right quadriceps tendon in January, Oladipo was assigned to the Pacers' G League affiliate in Fort Wayne on Tuesday, where he practiced with the team and then rejoined the Pacers to continue his rehab. Report: Schiano, NJ governor discuss Rutgers job Greg Schiano and New Jersey Gov. Phil Murphy talked recently to discuss the coach's potential return to the Rutgers sideline, NJ Advance Media reported. The governor's spokesman declined to discuss the call with the outlet.

Kobe Bryant reveals why he learned to tap dance after injury

Wednesday, October 24th, 2018

On Jimmy Kimmel Live!, Kobe Bryant talked about taking tap lessons to improve his game. In his new book, The Mamba Mentality: How I Play, Kobe writes that during the 2000 NBA Finals against the Indiana Pacers, he suffered the worst sprained ankle of his career, causing him to miss the next game — something Kobe did not take lightly. The Lakers went on to win the championship, but Kobe still felt the need to take up tap in the off season to strengthen his ankles.