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25 min ago | Ledger-Enquirer.com

Grizzlies' Conley wins NBA's sportsmanship award

Conley's peers certainly think highly enough to award him the NBA's Joe Dumars Trophy for sportsmanship.

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Related Topix: Sports, NBA Basketball, Memphis Grizzlies, Mike Conley, Olympic Track And Field, Summer Olympic

4 hrs ago | CBS Local

Former NBA Star Tracy McGrady Signs With Texas Baseball Team

"It's an honor to be a part of this club," McGrady said in a statement released by the team.

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Related Topix: Sports, NBA Basketball, Atlanta Hawks, Tracy McGrady, Detroit Pistons

8 hrs ago | Northern Michigan News

Road teams off to flying start in NBA playoffs

Here's the list of teams that had home-court advantage entering the opening round of these NBA playoffs: Indiana, Miami, Toronto, Chicago, San Antonio, Oklahoma City, Houston and the Los Angeles Clippers.

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Related Topix: Sports, NBA Basketball, Houston Rockets, Miami Heat, Golden State Warriors, Jeremy Lin, New York Knicks

12 hrs ago | CBS Local

Clippers, Warriors Series, Tied At 1-1, Shifts To Bay Area For Game 3 Of NBA Playoffs

Golden State Warriors coach Mark Jackson sat on the scorer's table at Oracle Arena on Wednesday morning.

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Related Topix: Sports, Golden State Warriors, NBA Basketball, Milwaukee Bucks, Stephen Curry, Klay Thompson, Andrew Bogut, Los Angeles Clippers, Blake Griffin

Wed Apr 23, 2014

Sporting News

NBA Playoffs: Heat go up 2-0, hold off Bobcats 101-97

LeBron James scored 32 points and added eight assists, Chris Bosh scored 20 points and the Miami Heat held on to beat the Charlotte Bobcats 101-97 on Wednesday night to take a 2-0 lead in their Eastern Conference first-round series.

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Related Topix: Sports, Miami Heat, NBA Basketball, Charlotte Bobcats, Dwyane Wade, LeBron James, Mario Chalmers, James Jones

4029TV.com

Report: Knicks owner Dolan already creating turmoil

New York Knicks owner James Dolan said last month he willingly and gratefully ceded control of the front office to bring in Phil Jackson as team president.

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Related Topix: Sports, Herb Williams, NBA Basketball, New York Knicks

Sporting News

Suns' Dragic honored as NBA's Most Improved Player

Goran Dragic has been honored as the NBA's Most Improved Player after his career year helped lead the Suns to 23 more wins this season.

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Related Topix: Sports, Phoenix Suns, NBA Basketball, Goran Dragic, Houston Rockets

Houston Chronicle

Bobcats' Al Jefferson still in walking boot

Al Jefferson was still in his walking boot when the Charlotte Bobcats arrived for their shootaround hours before facing the Miami Heat in Game 2 of an Eastern Conference first-round series.

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Related Topix: Sports, Al Jefferson, NBA Basketball, Utah Jazz, Charlotte Bobcats

Lubbock Avalanche-Journal

Mavs need Nowitzki rebound to get even with Spurs

Dirk Nowitzki missed from several of his usual spots as Dallas blew a lead in the fourth quarter of its playoff-opening loss to San Antonio.

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Related Topix: Sports, San Antonio Spurs, NBA Basketball, Tiago Splitter, Dallas Mavericks, Charlotte Bobcats, Boris Diaw, Dirk Nowitzki, Milwaukee Bucks, Golden State Warriors, Monta Ellis

The Columbian

Rockets' Harden trying to be better in key Game 2

James Harden missed 20 shots, including two in the final seconds of Houston's Game 1 loss to Portland in overtime.

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Related Topix: Sports, NBA Basketball, Houston Rockets, Dwight Howard, Los Angeles Lakers, Oklahoma City Thunder, Orlando Magic, James Harden, Portland Trail Blazers, LaMarcus Aldridge

Tue Apr 22, 2014

Anchorage Daily News

Wizards beat Bulls 101-99 in OT to take 2-0 lead

Nene scored the first six points in overtime after being held in check by Defensive Player of the Year Joakim Noah in regulation, and the Wizards hung on after Kirk Hinrich failed to convert at the foul line in the closing seconds.

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Related Topix: Sports, NBA Basketball, Chicago Bulls, Joakim Noah, Milwaukee Bucks, Charlotte Bobcats, Jimmy Butler, Indiana Pacers, Taj Gibson, Mike Dunleavy, D.J. Augustin

Ledger-Enquirer.com

Pacers rally Past Hawks 101-85 to even series

Paul George scored 27 points and George Hill had all 15 of his points in the second half, leading the Indiana Pacers to a 101-85 victory over the Atlanta Hawks on Tuesday night in Game 2 of their first-round playoff series.

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Related Topix: Sports, Indiana Pacers, NBA Basketball, David West, New Orleans Hornets, San Antonio Spurs, George Hill, Paul George, Lance Stephenson, Atlanta Hawks

Merced Sun-Star

DeRozan scores 30 as Raptors beat Nets 100-95

Amir Johnson scored 16 points and Kyle Lowry had 14 as the Raptors rebounded from a 94-87 loss in Game 1. Patrick Patterson had 12 points and Greivis Vasquez finished with 11. Joe Johnson scored 18 points, Deron Williams had 15 and Mirza Teletovic 14 for the Nets, who will host Game 3 on Friday night.

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Related Topix: Sports, Toronto Raptors, NBA Basketball, Amir Johnson, Kyle Lowry, Jonas Valanciunas, New Orleans Hornets, Greivis Vasquez, Patrick Patterson, Memphis Grizzlies, Houston Rockets

St. Cloud Times

Search begins for new Timberwolves coachSearch begins for new...

Search begins for new Timberwolves coach on sctimes.com: http://www.sctimes.com/story/sports/2014/04/22/search-begins-new-timberwolves-coach/8031699/ MINNEAPOLIS - Flip Saunders is a former coach himself, so he knows how coveted a head coaching job in the NBA can be.

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

NBC29

Tennessee hires Southern Mississippi's Tyndall

Tennessee is counting on Southern Mississippi's Donnie Tyndall to make the same solid transition from the mid-major ranks as the Volunteers' last two basketball coaches.

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Related Topix: Kenneth Faried, Sports, NBA Basketball, Denver Nuggets

Pasadena Star-News

Popovich wins NBA Coach of the Year

San Antonio Spurs coach Gregg Popovich was named NBA coach of the year on Tuesday, making him just the third coach in league history to win the Red Auerbach trophy three times in his career.

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Related Topix: Sports, San Antonio Spurs, NBA Basketball, Marco Belinelli, New Orleans Hornets, Tony Parker, Tim Duncan, Chicago Bulls, Manu Ginobili

ESPN

Griffin's 35 fuel Clips' romp of Golden State

Blake Griffin scored a career playoff-high 35 points without a foul and the Los Angeles Clippers led all the way in routing the Golden State Warriors 138-98 Monday night to even their first-round series at a game apiece.

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Related Topix: Sports, Los Angeles Clippers, NBA Basketball, Blake Griffin, Darren Collison, Los Angeles Lakers, Dallas Mavericks, Matt Barnes, Indiana Pacers, DeAndre Jordan, Phoenix Suns, Hedo Turkoglu, Orlando Magic

Merced Sun-Star

Jazz don't keep Corbin, begin search for new coach

The Jazz are in the market for a new coach after deciding not to offer Corbin a new contract Monday.

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Related Topix: Sports, NBA Basketball, Utah Jazz, Atlanta Hawks, Golden State Warriors, San Antonio Spurs, Derrick Favors, Marvin Williams, Trey Burke, Alec Burks, New Jersey Nets, Richard Jefferson

WTOP-FM Washington

Grizzlies beat Thunder 111-105 in OT to tie series

Not squandering a nine-point lead in the fourth quarter and a five-point lead in the final 19 seconds of regulation.

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Related Topix: Sports, NBA Basketball, Memphis Grizzlies, Oklahoma City Thunder, Tayshaun Prince, Marc Gasol, Zach Randolph, Detroit Pistons, Mike Conley

Mon Apr 21, 2014

Northern Michigan News

Ageless Duncan enjoys Spurs' latest playoff run

It's a tense moment on the court and Tim Duncan is focused, watching one opponent out of the corner of his eye as he sizes up another.

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Related Topix: Sports, San Antonio Spurs, NBA Basketball, Tony Parker, Tim Duncan, Aron Baynes, Cory Joseph

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