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Grizzlies trade Mike Conley to Jazz for 3 players, 2 picks

Jun 20, 2019 - 12:21 PM

The grizzled point guard bids farewell to the team that drafted him in 2007

ON TO THE NEXT. Mike Conley will play for another team in the next NBA season after 12 years with the Memphis Grizzlies. Photo from Memphis Grizzlies' Twitter account (@memgrizz)


IN NUMBERS: Brogdon, Curry chase records as NBA enters new year

Jan 02, 2019 - 6:52 PM

The Bucks guard could set the highest free throw percentage in a season, while the Warriors star is 20 triples away from third place in all-time 3-pointers made

CHEF CURRY. Steph Curry keeps breaking three-point records. File photo by Ezra Shaw/Getty Images/AFP


Cavs trade Kyle Korver to Utah Jazz

Nov 29, 2018 - 11:52 AM

The sharpshooting Cleveland guard gets traded for Utah's Alec Burks and two future second-round draft picks

SNIPER. Kyle Korver ranks fourth on the NBA's all-time list for three-pointers made. Photo by Jason Miller/Getty Images/AFP

Cavs' Korver on leave after death of brother

Mar 21, 2018 - 1:15 PM

Kyle Korver's brother Kirk fell ill last week

ON LEAVE. Kyle Korver is excused from the team due to his brother's death. Photo by Jason Miller/Getty Images/AFP

LeBron James rallies Cleveland Cavaliers over New York Knicks

Nov 14, 2017 - 4:57 PM

LeBron James scores 23 points and reserve guard Kyle Korver adds 21 as the Cleveland Cavaliers overhaul a 24-point deficit to edge the New York Knicks, 104-101

THE KING. LeBron James #23 of the Cleveland Cavaliers and Jarrett Jack #55 of the New York Knicks fight for the ball in their NBA game at Madison Square Garden on November 13, 2017 in New York City. Elsa/Getty Images/AFP

Rockets get Tucker, Nene; Ibaka rejoins Raptors

Jul 03, 2017 - 11:26 AM

The Cleveland Cavaliers also reach deals to keep 3 point sharpshooter Kyle Korver and add Spanish reserve point guard Jose Calderon

HOUSTON-BOUND. P.J. Tucker is headed to the Houston Rockets. Photo by Vaughn Ridley/Getty Images/AFP

Cavs set NBA three-point record in win over Hawks

Mar 04, 2017 - 1:30 PM

Cleveland Cavaliers hit a record 25 three pointers against the Hawks to prevent blowing a 25 point lead

HOT HANDS. Kyle Korver hit the final 3-pointer to set the new record, while Kyrie Irving his 8 of his own to score 43 points. File photo by Jason Miller/Getty Images/AFP

LeBron leads Cavs into All-Star break with win over Pacers

Feb 16, 2017 - 3:43 PM

LeBron James scores 31 and Kyrie Irving adds 26 as the Cavs head into All Star weekend on a positive note

KEEPING PACE. LeBron James says the defending champion Cavs are in a good place overall at this point in the season despite a tumultuous January. File photo by Christian Petersen/Getty Images/AFP

Korver finds his rhythm as Cavs dominate Pacers

Feb 09, 2017 - 12:06 PM

Kyle Korver hits 8 of 9 3 pointers for 29 points as the Cavs beat the Pacers

HITTING HIS STRIDE. Kyle Korver finds his shooting stroke, passing Jason Kidd for seventh all-time in made 3-pointers along the way against the Pacers. File photo by Ezra Shaw/Getty Images/AFP

Cavs snap losing skid with win over Kings

Jan 14, 2017 - 4:57 PM

The Kings cut a 24 point gap to 5 in the fourth quarter but the defending champs had enough to close out the win

FITTING IN. New acquisition Kyle Korver scored 18 points off the bench despite not knowing "what was going on half the time." Photo by Ezra Shaw/Getty Images/AFP

Cavs add long-range threat Korver as trade made official

Jan 08, 2017 - 2:41 PM

The defending NBA champions added one of the league s best 3 point shooters in exchange for Mike Dunleavy Mo Williams a first round draft pick and cash

LONG RANGE THREAT. Kyle Korver will bring his 3-point marksmanship to the defending NBA champion Cavs. File photo by Kevin C. Cox/Getty Images/AFP

Cavs to acquire shooter Kyle Korver from Atlanta

Jan 06, 2017 - 1:01 PM

Korver adds to the Cavaliers already deep collection of outside snipers

NOW TEAMMATES. Kyle Korver (R) will receive a lot of passes for open looks from LeBron James (L). File photo by Jason Miller/Getty Images/AFP

Kobe Paras commits to Creighton University

Jul 18, 2016 - 2:55 PM

Filipino high school standout Kobe Paras will play for the same college which produced NBA players Kyle Korver and Doug McDermott

FLYING HIGH. Kobe Paras, seen during the Nike Rise exhibition game featuring LeBron James, will be playing college basketball in Nebraska. File photo by Josh Albelda/Rappler

LeBron James defends Dellavedova over dirty play outcry

May 26, 2015 - 5:18 AM

Despite accusations against Matthew Dellavedova for his incidents with Hawks players Kyle Korver and Al Horford LeBron says his Cavs teammate is just playing aggressive basketball

THUNDER DOWN UNDER. Matthew Delladova has drawn criticism for his playing style, which some feel jeopardizes the health of opposing players intentionally. Photo by David Maxwell/EPA

Hawks' Korver out for rest of playoffs with ankle injury

May 24, 2015 - 12:12 PM

Atlanta Hawks 3 point sharpshooter Kyle Korver will miss the remainder of the team s NBA playoff run with a severe right ankle sprain

Kyle Korver, who is one of the league's best 3-point shooters, will sit out the remainder of the playoffs. File photo by Jesse D. Garrabrant / NBAE / Getty Images / AFP

WATCH: LeBron James throws down power dunk in game one

May 21, 2015 - 2:27 PM

LeBron James throws down a trademark tomahawk as Kyle Korver of the Atlanta Hawks runs away to avoid being posterized

RIM ROCKER. LeBron James shook up the Atlanta Hawks - and their fans - with a game one slam. Photo by Erik S. Lesser/EPA

Hawks crush Nets to advance in playoffs

May 02, 2015 - 1:09 PM

Kyle Korver drains 6 triples for 20 points while Paul Millsap scores 25 points with 9 rebounds and 6 assists in the series clinching win

SOARING. Kyle Korver goes up for a three-pointer against the defense of Alan Anderson. Photo from the NBA's Facebook page

NBA wRap: Kyrie explodes, Clips take down Spurs

Apr 20, 2015 - 2:53 PM

Kyrie Irving finishes with 30 points in his playoff debut while the LA Clippers prove they can beat the defending champs San Antonio Spurs

Cleveland's Kyrie Irving (L) had a cool 30 points in his playoff debut while Chris Paul (R) and the rest of the Clippers show they have what it takes to beat defending champs Spurs. Photos from the NBA's Official Facebook page

East top seed Hawks overwhelm Bucks

Mar 31, 2015 - 11:22 AM

Kyle Korver scores 11 points in 65 seconds while Demarre Carroll finishes with a game high 23 points to lead Atlanta over Milwaukee

HAWK-EYE. Atlanta sharp-shooter Kyle Korver celebrates after making a three-point shot. Korver scores 11 points in 65 seconds with 3 three-pointers in a key stretch for the Hawks. Photo by Erik S. Lesser/EPA

Hawks hit 20 triples to rout Kings for 50th win

Mar 10, 2015 - 11:36 AM

At 50 13 the Hawks stretched the Eastern Conference s best record to 11 games ahead of second place Cleveland

SWEET TOUCH. Kyle Korver, who hit 6 triples in Atlanta's win over Sacramento, holds his follow through after making a shot. Photo by Erik S. Lesser/EPA

Mavs suspend Rondo, fall to Hawks

Feb 26, 2015 - 3:46 PM

Rajond Rondo rides the bench after a verbal altercation with his coach Rick Carlisle as the Mavs go down vs the east leading Hawks

SCHROEDERING THE OFFENSE. Atlanta's Dennis Schroeder leads the Hawks past the Mavericks with 17 points. Photo by John Amis/EPA

NBA All Star game: Wade out, Korver in

Feb 11, 2015 - 1:32 PM

Dwyane Wade is suffering from a hamstring injury Atlanta s Kyle Korver takes his place giving the Hawks four All Stars

Hawks down Warriors in potential NBA Finals preview

Feb 07, 2015 - 2:27 PM

The high flying Atlanta Hawks staked a claim to the title of NBA s best team with a 124 116 victory over the Golden State Warriors

Jeff Teague drives past Stephen Curry in a showdown between two of the league's best performing guards this year. Photo by Kevin C. Cox/Getty Images/AFP

Belinelli to defend NBA All-Star three-point crown

Feb 06, 2015 - 2:18 PM

Belinelli will try to become the first repeat winner of the event since Jason Kapono in 2007 08 but will face a talented field that includes Golden State s sharp shooting duo of Stephen Curry and Klay Thompson

SHARPSHOOTER. Marco Belinelli will face stiff competition in defense of his NBA Three-Point shootout title. Photo by Ronald Martinez/Getty Images/AFP

Hawks starting 5 named NBA East Players of the Month

Feb 05, 2015 - 3:29 PM

The Hawks who were the first team to go a perfect 17 0 in a month were also the first team to have their starting five named co Players of the Month

HAWKS FLYING HIGH. Atlanta Hawks players Paul Millsap (C), Jeff Teague (L) and Kyle Korver (R), as well as Al Horford and DeMarre Carroll were all named co-Eastern Conference players of the month. Photo by Erik S. Lesser/EPA

Atlanta Hawks beat Blazers for 18th straight win

Jan 31, 2015 - 2:35 PM

Atlanta could post a perfect 17 0 month with a win Saturday against Philadelphia which will end a seven game home stretch

Paul Mlilsap (L) congratulates Kyle Korver during their 18th straight win. Photo by Scott Cunningham / NBAE / Getty Images / AFP

Korver scores 24 as Hawks win 12th straight

Jan 18, 2015 - 4:17 PM

Kyle Korver drained seven three pointers as the Atlanta Hawks won their 12th straight NBA game Saturday a victory over Chicago in a battle of division leaders

Kyle Korver drained 7 three-pointers to lead Atlanta to victory. Photo by Jesse D. Garrabrant / NBAE / Getty Images / AFP

East-leading Hawks down Grizzlies with late surge

Jan 08, 2015 - 5:43 PM

Jeff Teague leads an all around effort by the Atlanta Hawks to take down the Memphis Grizzlies

NBA wRap: Mavs beat Spurs in Rondo's debut

Dec 21, 2014 - 5:07 PM

Rajon Rondo dishes his usual stat stuffing numbers while Monta Ellis went off for 39 points as the Mavs gave the Spurs its third straight setback

GETTING ALONG. Monta Ellis (L) and Rajon Rondo (R) play well to help the Mavs beat the Spurs. Photo from the NBA's Official Facebook page

Is Team USA's final 12 good enough to win the FIBA World Cup?

Aug 27, 2014 - 2:47 AM

With Team USA set to defend its FIBA world championship in Spain the question on everyone s mind is whether their squad is up to the task against the world s best

TITLE DEFENSE. Kyrie Irving (L) and James Harden (R) will fortify the wings for Team USA in Spain. Photo by Jason Szenes/EPA

Team USA announces final roster after beating Puerto Rico

Aug 23, 2014 - 3:18 PM

Damian Lillard Kyle Korver Gordon Hayward and Chandler Parsons were cut from the lineup

COURT GENERAL. Derrick Rose takes a shot against Puerto Rican defenders. He leads the final 12 of Team USA that will compete in the FIBA World Championship in Spain. Photo by Jason Szenes/EPA

Pacers on the verge of elimination as Hawks go up 3-2

Apr 29, 2014 - 12:40 PM

History is against the Pacers who have never advanced in 10 tries when they trail a series 3 2

FLOPPING. George Hill and the Indiana Pacers are one loss from elimination. Photo by Steve C. Mitchell/EPA

Teague scores 22 as Hawks take 2-1 lead on Pacers

Apr 25, 2014 - 11:51 AM

The top seeded Indiana Pacers fell into a 2 1 series hole against Atlanta as Jeff Teague and Kyle Korver picked up their offense in Game 3

HAWKS SOAR HIGH. Jeff Teague of Atlanta puts up a layup over Indiana's George Hill in Game 3. Photo by Erik S. Lesser/EPA

NBA: Korver's record 3-point streak ends at 127 games

Mar 07, 2014 - 4:13 AM

Kyle Korver s record run of consecutive NBA games with a 3 point basket was snapped at 127 in the Atlanta Hawks 102 78 loss to the Portland Trail Blazers

DOWNTOWN DOWNTIME. Kyle Korver's 3-point streak ended in a loss to the Trail Blazers. Photo by Erik S. Lesser/EPA