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6 min ago | Northern Michigan News

Kawhi Leonard waits for Spurs spotlight

It never changed as a junior in high school when his father was killed at the car wash he owned in Compton, Calif.

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Related Topix: Sports, San Antonio Spurs, NBA Basketball, Kawhi Leonard, Sean Elliott, Tony Parker, David Robinson, Manu Ginobili

4 hrs ago | Bradenton.com

Thunder G Westbrook healthy for Memphis series

Back then, Oklahoma City was without dynamic point guard Russell Westbrook because of a season-ending right knee injury from the previous series, and the Thunder were eliminated by the Grizzlies in five games.

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Related Topix: Sports, Oklahoma City Thunder, NBA Basketball, Kendrick Perkins, Russell Westbrook, Nick Collison, Kevin Durant, Boston Celtics, Memphis Grizzlies

8 hrs ago | Detroit News

Pistons hire search firm to help find new general manager

The Detroit Pistons will use the executive search firm Korn Ferry to help with their pursuit of a new general manager.

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Related Topix: Sports, Joe Dumars, NBA Basketball, Detroit Pistons

12 hrs ago | WAPT-TV Jackson

NBA roundup: Adelman looks to be out as Timberwolves coach

Rick Adelman will not return as head coach of the Minnesota Timberwolves next season, according to the Minneapolis Star-Tribune, citing a decision-making source who said there is "zero" chance he comes back.

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Related Topix: Sports, Los Angeles Clippers, NBA Basketball, Los Angeles Lakers, Oklahoma City Thunder, Fred Hoiberg, Minnesota Timberwolves, Russell Westbrook

16 hrs ago | WTOP-FM Washington

Wizards' fast-moving John Wall makes playoff debut

John Wall talks as fast as he plays. That makes him entertaining to be around, even when the ball gets thrown out of bounds, or when the sentences come out a bit funky.

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Related Topix: Sports, Washington Wizards, NBA Basketball, John Wall, Milwaukee Bucks, Portland Trail Blazers, Marcin Gortat, Bradley Beal, Andre Miller, Phoenix Suns, Orlando Magic, Drew Gooden, Denver Nuggets

20 hrs ago | Madison Publishing

Clippers-Warriors series billed as must-see TV as brewing California rivalry hits playoffs

There's a flashy brand of basketball being played by a new pair of rising California rivals.

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Related Topix: Sports, Los Angeles Clippers, NBA Basketball, Golden State Warriors, Portland Trail Blazers, Atlanta Hawks, New Orleans Hornets, Chris Paul, Jamal Crawford, DeAndre Jordan, Blake Griffin

Thu Apr 17, 2014

Bradenton.com

Disappointed Wolves enter offseason of uncertainty

But the season will still go down as a massive disappointment because they missed the playoffs for the 10th straight season.

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Related Topix: Sports, Minnesota Timberwolves, NBA Basketball, Kevin Love, Ricky Rubio

Northern Michigan News

Cavaliers enter an interesting offseason

Once Irving finished answering questions, Cleveland's All-Star point guard quickly left the locker room.

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Related Topix: Sports, NBA Basketball, Cleveland Cavaliers, Dion Waiters

Albany Times Union

LeBron still No. 1 with NBA's most-popular jersey

The league announced Thursday that the Miami Heat star topped the list of jersey sales in the NBA for the sixth time.

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Related Topix: Sports, Miami Heat, NBA Basketball, Dwyane Wade

News 4 Jax

NBA player to open Hooters in Russia

Andrei Kirilenko, the National Basketball Association player known as AK-47, plans to open five Hooters franchise restaurants in his native Russia.

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Related Topix: Sports, Minnesota Timberwolves, Andrei Kirilenko, NBA Basketball, Utah Jazz

Tri-cityherald.com

Let the (real) games begin: It's NBA playoff time

Overtime thrillers in Memphis and Charlotte, a go-ahead dunk in Oklahoma City to win a game and cap another scoring title for Kevin Durant, plus some good old-fashioned disinterest by Brooklyn ... all that, and more, on the final night of the season was needed before the eight conference-quarterfinal matchups in this season's NBA playoffs could be ... (more)

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Related Topix: Sports, Miami Heat, NBA Basketball, Dallas Mavericks, Oklahoma City Thunder, Kevin Durant, LeBron James, Shane Battier, Memphis Grizzlies, Houston Rockets

680News

UPDATED Raptors fall to Knicks but lock up third seed

The Raptors ended their regular season by blowing a 21-point lead in a 95-92 loss to the New York Knicks Wednesday.

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Related Topix: Sports, New York Knicks, NBA Basketball, Toronto Raptors, Carmelo Anthony, Tyson Chandler, Oklahoma City Thunder, Cole Aldrich, Denver Nuggets, Houston Rockets, Dallas Mavericks, J.R. Smith

Ledger-Enquirer.com

Goodwin helps Suns to 104-99 win over Kings

Archie Goodwin scored 12 of his career-high 29 points in the fourth quarter and the Suns defeated the Sacramento Kings 104-99 Wednesday night in the season finale for both teams.

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Related Topix: Sports, Phoenix Suns, NBA Basketball, Sacramento Kings, Archie Goodwin, Goran Dragic, Marcus Morris, Channing Frye, Houston Rockets

CBS Local

Warriors Beat Nuggets To End Regular Season, Face Clippers In 1st Round Of Playoffs

Jordan Crawford scored a career-high 41 points and Harrison Barnes added 30 as a squad of Golden State backups beat the Denver Nuggets 116-112 Wednesday night.

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Related Topix: Sports, Denver Nuggets, NBA Basketball, Golden State Warriors, Ty Lawson, Washington Wizards, J.J. Hickson, Cleveland Cavaliers, Danilo Gallinari, New York Knicks, Portland Trail Blazers, Sacramento Kings, JaVale McGee

Wed Apr 16, 2014

Sunherald.com

Evans leads Pelicans past Rockets

Tyreke Evans had 25 points and 10 assists, and the New Orleans Pelicans closed out a difficult season with a crowd pleasing 105-100 victory over the playoff-bound Houston Rockets on Wednesday night.

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Related Topix: Sports, NBA Basketball, Houston Rockets, Dwight Howard, Los Angeles Lakers, Golden State Warriors, Troy Daniels, Jordan Hamilton, Jeremy Lin, Terrence Jones, Orlando Magic, New York Knicks, Denver Nuggets

CBS Local

Mavs Fall To 8th Seed With 106-105 OT Loss To Grizzlies

Mike Conley hit two free throws with 1.1 seconds left in overtime, and the Memphis Grizzlies grabbed the Western Conference's No.

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Related Topix: Sports, NBA Basketball, Memphis Grizzlies, Miami Heat, Tony Allen, Marc Gasol, Zach Randolph, Mike Miller, Mike Conley

Bradenton.com

Durant has 42, Thunder beat Pistons 112-111

2 playoff seed in the Western Conference, rallying from 10-point fourth-quarter deficit to beat the Detroit Pistons 112-111 Wednesday night.

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Related Topix: Sports, NBA Basketball, Detroit Pistons, Milwaukee Bucks, Brandon Jennings, Greg Monroe, Andre Drummond, Kyle Singler, Kentavious Caldwell-Pope

Journalgazette.net

Walker leads Bobcats over Bulls in OT, 91-86

Charlotte Bobcats' Kemba Walker, center, drives between Chicago Bulls' Carlos Boozer, left, and D.J. Augustin, right, during the second half of an NBA basketball game in Charlotte, N.C., Wednesday.

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Related Topix: Sports, Charlotte Bobcats, NBA Basketball, Chicago Bulls, Kemba Walker, Los Angeles Lakers, Josh McRoberts, Indiana Pacers, Al Jefferson, Gerald Henderson, Utah Jazz, Orlando Magic

Bangor Daily News

Wizards' scoring balance sinks Celtics in regular-season finale

Bradley Beal led a balanced attack with 27 points as the Washington Wizards clinched the No.

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Related Topix: Sports, NBA Basketball, Boston Celtics, Washington Wizards, John Wall, Marcin Gortat, Bradley Beal, Trevor Booker, Phoenix Suns, Orlando Magic

TheIndyChannel

Pacers rest 3 starters, cruise past Magic 101-86 Rasual Butler and...

Rasual Butler and Chris Copeland each scored 19 points as the Indiana Pacers rested their key players and cruised to a 101-86 victory over the Orlando Magic in the regular-season finale for both teams.

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Related Topix: Sports, Indiana Pacers, NBA Basketball, Rasual Butler, Toronto Raptors, Los Angeles Clippers, Chicago Bulls, David West, Chris Copeland, New Orleans Hornets, Paul George, New York Knicks, Lance Stephenson

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