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55 min ago | BleacherReport

Is Restricted Free-Agency Status Backfiring on NBA Players and Teams?

If it seems odd that two of the league's brightest young talents are still available in free agency, that's because it is.

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Related Topix: Sports, Greg Monroe, NBA Basketball, Detroit Pistons, Gordon Hayward, Utah Jazz

5 hrs ago | The Wichita Eagle

Wiggins: rare No. 1 pick traded before rookie year

The blockbuster trade that will send Kevin Love to team up with LeBron James in Cleveland will be completed on Saturday, making the Cavaliers an instant favorite in the Eastern Conference and turning Andrew Wiggins into something of an anomaly.

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Related Topix: Sports, NBA Basketball, Cleveland Cavaliers, Miami Heat, LeBron James, Minnesota Timberwolves, Anthony Bennett, Andrew Wiggins, Kevin Love

5 hrs ago | Click2Houston

Wolves expect to get Young in Love trade

The 30-day waiting period on the Kevin Love trade to the Cleveland Cavaliers ends Saturday and the Minnesota Timberwolves expect to land Philadelphia 76ers power forward Thaddeus Young in addition to No.

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Related Topix: Sports, Minnesota Timberwolves, NBA Basketball, Cleveland Cavaliers, Kevin Love, Miami Heat, LeBron James, Kyrie Irving, Anthony Bennett

5 hrs ago | Times-Standard

Jeremy Lin joins waxed celebs in Madame Tussauds

Los Angeles Lakers point guard and Palo Alto High School grad Jeremy Lin admires his new wax figure at Madame Tussauds in San Francisco on Thursday.

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Related Topix: Sports, Los Angeles Lakers, Jeremy Lin, NBA Basketball, Houston Rockets

Fri Aug 22, 2014

Norwalk Citizen News

LeBron James' New Coach Explains The Biggest Difference Between The NBA And The Euroleague

The biggest question mark surrounding LeBron James' decision to return to the Cleveland Cavaliers is the risk he has taken putting his basketball career in the hands of a rookie head coach who has never played or coached in the NBA.

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Related Topix: Sports, NBA Basketball, Cleveland Cavaliers, Miami Heat, LeBron James

The Washington Post

Hawks re-sign backup guard Shelvin Mack

The Atlanta Hawks have re-signed guard Shelvin Mack, who general manager Danny Ferry says proved to be a good fit for coach Mike Budenholzer's system.

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Related Topix: Sports, NBA Basketball, Atlanta Hawks, Shelvin Mack

KAVU

Hornets sign Hairston

The Hornets acquired the rights to Hairston, the 26th overall pick, and guard Semaj Christon, the 55th overall pick, along with a 2019 second-round draft pick and cash considerations, from the Miami Heat in exchange for the rights to guard Shabazz Napier.

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Related Topix: Sports, Miami Heat, NBA Basketball, Shabazz Napier

FOX16

Nothin' but Net: Interesting offseason for KD

Kevin Durant has enjoyed a pretty eventful summer, although most of the noteworthy information has come in the form of reports, not actual events.

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Related Topix: Sports, Oklahoma City Thunder, NBA Basketball, Kevin Durant, Summer Olympic, Olympics, Summer Olympics, Olympic Basketball, LeBron James

Marin Independent Journal

Lin joins waxed celebs in Madame Tussauds

Los Angeles Lakers point guard and Palo Alto High School grad Jeremy Lin admires his new wax figure at Madame Tussauds in San Francisco on Thursday.

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Related Topix: Sports, Los Angeles Lakers, Jeremy Lin, NBA Basketball, Houston Rockets

The Washington Post

Source: Wolves get Young as part of Love trade

A person with knowledge of the situation told The Associated Press that the Timberwolves will receive Philadelphia 76ers power forward Thaddeus Young as part of the deal that will send Love to the Cleveland Cavaliers.

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Related Topix: Sports, Minnesota Timberwolves, NBA Basketball, Philadelphia 76ers, Ricky Rubio, Alexey Shved, Thaddeus Young, Joel Embiid

Local TV Station KTVZ

Rose sits out Team USA exhibition

Chicago Bulls guard Derrick Rose was held out of Team USA's exhibition game Wednesday night against the Dominican Republic at Madison Square Garden in New York as a late scratch.

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Related Topix: Sports, Derrick Rose, NBA Basketball, Chicago Bulls

Raptors Republic

Re: VIDEO: DeMar DeRozan leads Team USA in scoring with 13 points

Nothing is guaranteed, but DeMar DeRozan saw extended playing time on Wednesday in the USA's 105-62 victory over the Dominican Republic.

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Related Topix: Sports, Toronto Raptors, NBA Basketball, DeMar DeRozan, Kyle Lowry

The Washington Post

Source: Wolves get Young as part of Love trade

A person with knowledge of the situation told The Associated Press that the Timberwolves will receive Philadelphia 76ers power forward Thaddeus Young as part of the deal that will send Love to the Cleveland Cavaliers.

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Related Topix: Sports, Minnesota Timberwolves, NBA Basketball, Philadelphia 76ers, Ricky Rubio, Alexey Shved, Thaddeus Young, Joel Embiid

Thu Aug 21, 2014

International Business Times

Kim Kardashian Accused Of Making Racial Slur While Commenting About French Montana

In last week's episode of "Keeping Up With the Kardashians," Kim and Kourtney discussed their sister Khloe's new friends and new man French Montana.

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Related Topix: Sports, Lamar Odom, New York Knicks, NBA Basketball, Washington Wizards, Kris Humphries, Boston Celtics

BleacherReport

What Do NBA Players Learn While Playing for Team USA?

DeMarcus Cousins went down with a knee injury on the first day of Team USA's stint in Chicago.

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Related Topix: Sports, Miami Heat, NBA Basketball, Summer Olympic, Chris Bosh (2008 Beijing Olympics), Golden State Warriors, Olympics, Stephen Curry

Raptors Republic

Re: VIDEO: DeMar DeRozan leads Team USA in scoring with 13 points

Nothing is guaranteed, but DeMar DeRozan saw extended playing time on Wednesday in the USA's 105-62 victory over the Dominican Republic.

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Related Topix: Sports, Toronto Raptors, NBA Basketball, DeMar DeRozan, Kyle Lowry

Sir Charles in Charge

NBA Rumors: Phoenix Suns Trying To Move Eric Bledsoe?

There's a reason why the Phoenix Suns and restricted free agent Eric Bledsoe haven't spoken with each other in almost four months.

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Related Topix: Sports, Phoenix Suns, NBA Basketball, Eric Bledsoe

The Globe and Mail

Kelly: Good players alone don't make a good basketball team

Basketball Canada general manager Steve Nash, right, listens as head coach Jay Triano speaks during a news conference in Toronto on Monday, July 29, 2013.

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Related Topix: Sports, NBA Basketball, Cleveland Cavaliers, Toronto Raptors, Anthony Bennett, Andrew Wiggins, Minnesota Timberwolves

Wed Aug 20, 2014

Raptors Republic

Re: Beyond the Raptors: New York Knicks

In the first instalment of this series, we look at the teams of the Atlantic division, and get a sense for the teams that the Raptors play a combined 16 times while jockeying for home-court advantage in the 1st round of the playoffs.

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Related Topix: Jason Kidd

Nanaimo Daily News

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Kyrie Irving made all five shots and scored 12 points starting in place of Derrick Rose, and the U.S. national basketball team beat the Dominican Republic 105-62 on Wednesday night in an exhibition game.

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Related Topix: Sports, Derrick Rose, NBA Basketball, Chicago Bulls, Houston Rockets, James Harden, Francisco Garcia, Atlanta Hawks, Al Horford

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