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3 hrs ago | The Washington Post

Inmate charged in fraud against 3 ex-Heat players

A man already in prison on a real estate fraud conviction has been charged in Florida with a multi-million-dollar investment scam involving three former Miami Heat players and the team itself.


Related Topix: Sports, Miami Heat, NBA Basketball, Rashard Lewis, James Jones

7 hrs ago | The Republic

US opens basketball worlds vs Finns and their fans

They are the biggest thing in Bilbao, backed by 8,000 fans - not to mention some Angry Birds - whose free-spending boosters are such believers they've already started lining up transportation to the second round.


Related Topix: Hanno Mottola, Sports, Erik Murphy, Golden State Warriors, Klay Thompson, NBA Basketball, Utah Jazz

11 hrs ago | Gawker

NBA Player Spreads Dumb Hoax About a "Real Life Purge"

Fueled by a potent mix of ignorance and teenage boredom, rumors of an upcoming "purge" raced across the country last week, with just about every major American city named as a target.


Related Topix: Sports, Los Angeles Lakers, NBA Basketball, Nick Young

15 hrs ago | Cybercast News Service

Familiar names in the FIBA Basketball World Cup

Kevin Durant stands front and center in a billboard that hangs high above the outside of the arena where the U.S. will play its first-round games at the FIBA Basketball World Cup.


Related Topix: Sports, San Antonio Spurs, NBA Basketball, Tony Parker, Manu Ginobili, Memphis Grizzlies, Nick Calathes

15 hrs ago | Yahoo!

Pacquiao eyeing World Peace for his hoop team

Manny Pacquiao has expressed interest in recruiting former NBA All Star Metta World Peace to the Filipino boxing champion's newest venture - professional basketball.


Related Topix: Sports, Boxing, More Sports, Manny Pacquiao, Summer Olympic, Ron Artest, Metta World Peace

Thu Aug 28, 2014


8 NBA Players with Big Shoes to Fill in 2014-15

Replacing another player is rarely easy. When a team loses one player to free agency, trade or injury - or a case of nostalgia - the next man up is immediately gifted additional responsibility.


Related Topix: Sports, Indiana Pacers, NBA Basketball, Paul George, Dallas Mavericks, Chris Copeland, Shawn Marion, Washington Wizards

Washington Times

Davis embracing Team USA leadership role

Anthony Davis is eager, not to mention proud, to accept the physical risks that go with playing without pay for Team USA.


Related Topix: Sports, Indiana Pacers, NBA Basketball, Paul George

Raptors Republic

Re: Breaking it Down: The Raptors' Clutch Playbook

Fun fact: The Raptors were a league-best +195 in the fourth quarter last season.


Related Topix: Sports, Toronto Raptors, NBA Basketball, Jonas Valanciunas, DeMar DeRozan, Greivis Vasquez, Amir Johnson, Patrick Patterson

South Florida Sun-Sentinel

Miami Heat sign veteran guard Shannon Brown

The Heat will be the fourth team for the 6-foot-4 guard in the past three seasons, having played over that span for the Phoenix Suns , San Antonio Spurs and Knicks.


Related Topix: Sports, Miami Heat, NBA Basketball, Ray Allen, Dwyane Wade, Norris Cole, Shane Battier, James Jones

International Business Times

Top 10 Richest NBA Players

Sports undoubtedly pay big and basketball is one of the most lucrative amongst them.


Related Topix: Michael Jordan, Sports, Tennis Players, More Sports, Roger Federer, Tennis, Los Angeles Lakers, Gary Payton, Kobe Bryant, NBA Basketball, Hakeem Olajuwon, Kevin Garnett

Detroit Free Press

Martin, 29, still brings fire and energy to Pistons

'It has been a lot of dedication, staying committed and not giving up,'' Martin said after working out Wednesday morning.


Related Topix: Sports, NBA Basketball, Detroit Pistons, Will Bynum, Caron Butler, Oklahoma City Thunder

Wed Aug 27, 2014

Rochester Democrat and Chronicle

Lakers work out former draft bust Michael Beasley

Los Angeles Lakers work out Michael Beasley, 7 others Michael Beasley could help the Lakers at a thin small forward position.


Related Topix: Sports, Los Angeles Lakers, NBA Basketball, Ryan Kelly, Jeremy Lin, Julius Randle, Jordan Clarkson, Nick Young, Houston Rockets

Sam Hinkie amused by Joel Embiid's Twitter antics

Sixers' 2014 lottery selection Joel Embiid has drawn a lot of attention for his comical use of Twitter since his selection by the Sixers.


Related Topix: Sports, Joel Embiid, Philadelphia 76ers, NBA Basketball


Nothin' but Net: No one wins thanks to Taylor

Does Minnesota Timberwolves owner Glen Taylor sound like an immensely bitter, jilted ex-spouse who took the low road, or a truth-teller, unafraid to shed light on a situation no one wants to believe? Taylor spoke about Love after the 25-year-old was sent in the third-biggest blockbuster of the summer, following LeBron James' return to Cleveland and ... (more)


Related Topix: Sports, Minnesota Timberwolves, NBA Basketball, Kevin Love, Ricky Rubio, Cleveland Cavaliers, Miami Heat, LeBron James

The Wichita Eagle

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American 15-year-old CiCi Bellis becomes the youngest winner at a U.S. Open for 18 years as she eliminates 12th-seeded Dominika Cibulkova.


Related Topix: Sports, More Sports, Dominika Cibulkova, Tennis, Tennis Players, Minnesota Timberwolves, NBA Basketball, Kevin Love

The Miami Herald

Pelicans sign Salmons

Salmons, who'll be entering his 13th NBA season, averaged 5.2 points, 2.1 rebounds and 1.9 assists over 78 games between Toronto and Sacramento in 2013-14.


Related Topix: Sports, Toronto Raptors, NBA Basketball, Sacramento Kings, Greivis Vasquez, Patrick Patterson, Rudy Gay

The Capital-Journal

Wiggins, new Wolves receive warm welcome in MN

The Timberwolves unveiled the bounty they got for All-Star Kevin Love at the Minnesota State Fair, and Wiggins wore an ear-to-ear smile for most of the day as hundreds of fans followed him around the fairgrounds.


Related Topix: Sports, Minnesota Timberwolves, NBA Basketball, Kevin Love, Zach LaVine, Cleveland Cavaliers, Anthony Bennett

The Wichita Eagle

Ex-Chicago Bull Brewer pleads no contest to DUI

Prosecutors say former Chicago Bulls forward Ronnie Brewer has been sentenced to probation after pleading no contest to driving drunk in Beverly Hills.


Related Topix: Sports, Ronnie Brewer, NBA Basketball, Chicago Bulls, Entertainment

The Fresno Bee

NBA unveils new rules to make baselines safer

In this Aug. 1, 2014, file photo, Indiana Pacers' Paul George is taken off the court after he was injured during the USA Basketball Showcase game in Las Vegas.


Related Topix: Sports, Indiana Pacers, NBA Basketball, Paul George


Hawks officially re-sign improving SF Scott

The Atlanta Hawks have re-signed Mike Scott , who improved his 3-point shot in his second season and almost doubled his scoring average.


Related Topix: Sports, Atlanta Hawks, NBA Basketball, Mike Scott, NCAA Basketball, NCAA Sports, Virginia Cavaliers NCAA Basketball, University of Virginia NCAA