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Nicolas Batum says Rudy Gobert used Myles Turner’s comments as motivation

Team USA center Myles Turner took a little jab at French big man Rudy Gobert prior to their recently concluded FIBA World Cup matchup, in which France won 89-79. As relayed by John Schuhmann of NBA.com, Nicolas Batum said Gobert used the Indiana Pacers center’s sly comments as fuel for their Wednesday showdown, which obviously …

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Team USA basketball vs. France, score: United States suffers early exit in FIBA World Cup at hands of Rudy Gobert and Co.

Team USA’s hopes of winning a third consecutive FIBA gold medal — and sixth consecutive international gold medal — are now over.  The United States lost to France, 89-79, in the quarterfinals of the 2019 FIBA World Cup on Wednesday, snapping a streak of 58 straight wins in international competition. It also marked the United …

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Donovan Mitchell knows he must go face Rudy Gobert

Team USA will face its first real test of the 2019 FIBA World Cup in the knockout stage, taking on European powerhouse France on Wednesday. Donovan Mitchell will get to face his Utah Jazz teammate Rudy Gobert, who is the key to the French defense as much as he is for their NBA team. “He’s …

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Myles Turner looking forward to going up against France’s Rudy Gobert

Team USA center Myles Turner is looking forward to going up against France’s Rudy Gobert. USA Basketball will face France next in the knockout round of the FIBA World Cup in China. Gobert has won the last two Defensive Player of the Year awards in the NBA, something Turner clearly isn’t pleased about. “Gobert is …

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Nate Rudy: What we miss about rural Maine

Driving home to Winthrop from holiday shopping in Farmington this weekend, I was again awed by how much Maine is out there north of Brunswick and 10 minutes in any direction off Interstate 95. Sometimes I get so wrapped up in my work or in seeking news and connection on social media that it’s easy …

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