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1 hr ago | ABC News

Spurs Sign Tony Parker to Extension

Tony Parker is by far the youngest of the San Antonio Spurs' Big Three, a fact that could have complicated things going forward as Tim Duncan and Manu Ginobili get closer to retirement.

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Related Topix: Sports, San Antonio Spurs, NBA Basketball, Tony Parker, Matt Bonner, Tim Duncan, Boris Diaw, Kawhi Leonard

2 hrs ago | 4029TV.com

Rose, Reinsdorf disagree about Bulls' cohesion

After Derrick Rose said his camp is experiencing friction with his team, Chicago Bulls owner Jerry Reinsdorf vehemently denied that a rift exists between the organization and the team's guard.

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Related Topix: Sports, Derrick Rose, NBA Basketball, Chicago Bulls, B.J. Armstrong, Carmelo Anthony, New York Knicks

4 hrs ago | WRAL.com

Growing number of stars risk opinions on conflict

When director Jonathan Demme was approached to show support for all victims of the conflict in Gaza, he didn't hesitate to sign on.

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Related Topix: Sports, Dwight Howard, NBA Basketball, Houston Rockets, Opinion

7 hrs ago | Bradenton.com

Nothin' but Net: Predicting the USA World Cup roster

The biggest news stemming from USA Basketball's summer practice is more about who left, or never came, than it is who is in the red, white and blue practice jerseys.

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Related Topix: Michael Redd (2008 Beijing Olympics), Summer Olympic, Sports, Blake Griffin (2012 London Olympics), Andre Iguodala, Olympics, Summer Olympics, Olympic Basketball, NBA Basketball, Chicago Bulls, Derrick Rose

11 hrs ago | WFAA-TV Dallas

Ohio lawmaker proposes LeBron license plate

State Rep. Rep. Bill Patmon says he plans to introduce legislation within the next two weeks for the "LeBron James Witness 2.0" tag.

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

12 hrs ago | Santa Cruz Sentinel

Warriors star Stephen Curry enjoys the brotherhood of playing for Team USA

Brotherhood, chemistry and camaraderie. Those three words have been used repeatedly during the U.S. basketball team's first four days of practice.

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Related Topix: Sports, Golden State Warriors, NBA Basketball, Stephen Curry, Klay Thompson, Blake Griffin (2012 London Olympics), Summer Olympic, Olympics, Summer Olympics, Kevin Durant, Olympic Basketball

Thu Jul 31, 2014

Cybercast News Service

At White House gala, Obama honors Special Olympics

Singers Katy Perry and Stevie Wonder joined other A-list celebrities, world-famous athletes and American legends who donned their best suits and gowns Thursday as President Barack Obama hosted a White House celebration honoring the Special Olympics.

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Related Topix: Dikembe Mutombo

ABC News

Ginobili Will Not Play for Argentina at World Cup

Manu Ginobili will not play for Argentina at the FIBA World Cup because of a stress fracture in his right leg that has bothered the San Antonio Spurs guard since the playoffs.

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Related Topix: Sports, NBA Basketball, San Antonio Spurs, Manu Ginobili

The Washington Post

Nuggets sign 1st-round picks Nurkic, Harris

The team picked up the rights to both players in a draft-night trade with Chicago that sent high-scoring Creighton forward Doug McDermott to the Bulls along with forward Anthony Randolph, who was later dealt to Orlando.

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Related Topix: Sports, NBA Basketball, Denver Nuggets, Creighton University NCAA, NCAA Basketball, NCAA Sports, Creighton Bluejays NCAA Basketball, Doug McDermott, Chicago Bulls

Brandon Sun

Michigan man with genetic disorder sues Shaquille O'Neal, saying ex-NBA star mocked his selfie

A Michigan man who has a rare genetic disorder that affects his facial features is suing former NBA star Shaquille O'Neal and two others for mocking a selfie he posted online.

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Related Topix: Shaquille O'Neal

USA Today

NBA ref Violet Palmer to marry longtime partner

In an interview with The Associated Press, Palmer says she came out to her fellow NBA referees in 2007.

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Related Topix: Jayson Williams, Sports, NBA Basketball

CBS Local

Timberwolves Sign Mo Williams

The Wolves reached agreement with the free agent from Portland on Monday and made the announcement Wednesday.

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Related Topix: Sports, Minnesota Timberwolves, NBA Basketball, Ricky Rubio, Zach LaVine, Portland Trail Blazers, Mo Williams

Wed Jul 30, 2014

WAOW

Bucks sign 2nd-round pick Johnny O'Bryant

The 6-foot-9 O'Bryant averaged 8.2 rebounds and 5.4 rebounds in five NBA Summer League games in Las Vegas, playing about 18 minutes a contest.

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Related Topix: Sports, Milwaukee Bucks, NBA Basketball, Johnny O'Bryant, Jabari Parker

ESPN

Stern praises Silver for handling of Sterling

Stern said his successor, Adam Silver, has been "forceful" but also "demonstrated a compassionate side" in his reaction to the racist remarks that were made by the Los Angeles Clippers owner.

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Related Topix: Sports, Los Angeles Clippers, Chris Paul

News Observer

Todd Mayo leaves Marquette to go pro

Mayo is leaving before his senior season and Steve Wojciechowski's first year as head coach.

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Related Topix: Todd Mayo, Sports, NCAA Basketball, NCAA Sports, Marquette University NCAA, Marquette Golden Eagles NCAA Basketball, Milwaukee Bucks, O.J. Mayo, NBA Basketball

Bradenton.com

Riley speaks out, insists Heat will be competitive

Riley spoke with reporters Wednesday after the team completed the signing of Chris Bosh to a $118 million, five-year contract.

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Related Topix: Sports, Miami Heat, NBA Basketball, Chris Bosh

Click Orlando

Report: 76ers oppose lottery changes

Change is coming to the NBA draft lottery, but the team most likely to be impacted if proposed adjustments are implemented is tapping the brakes.

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

CBC News

Grizzlies GM Chris Wallace nets multi-year extension

Memphis Grizzlies controlling owner Robert Pera has removed the interim tag and named Chris Wallace as general manager, signing him to a multi-year contract with the franchise.

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Related Topix: Sports, NBA Basketball, Memphis Grizzlies, Dallas Mavericks, Jordan Adams, Tony Allen, Marc Gasol, Vince Carter, Mike Conley

The Daily Republic

No joke: Kings' Cousins hopes for Team USA shot

DeMarcus Cousins and Anthony Davis have been joking with one another during the U.S. basketball team's first two days of practice, about which big man is better.

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Related Topix: Sports, NBA Basketball, Sacramento Kings, DeMarcus Cousins

ChicagoSports.com

Doug McDermott profiting from Select team play

The welcome-to-the-NBA moments keep coming for Doug McDermott, whether in the form of guarding Klay Thompson off a screen or unfounded trade rumors.

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Related Topix: Sports, NBA Basketball, Chicago Bulls, Doug McDermott, Minnesota Timberwolves, Nikola Mirotic, Kevin Love

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