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3 hrs ago | 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

4 hrs ago | 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

4 hrs ago | 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

4 hrs ago | ESPN

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

Tue Aug 26, 2014

The Washington Post

Bucks acquire Jared Dudley from Clippers

The seven-year veteran was dealt by the Los Angeles Clippers on Tuesday in exchange for forward Carlos Delfino, backup center Miroslav Raduljica and a 2015 second-round draft pick.


Related Topix: Sports, Milwaukee Bucks, NBA Basketball, Los Angeles Clippers, Jared Dudley, Carlos Delfino, Damien Inglis, Miroslav Raduljica

Brandon Sun

Oklahoma City Thunder trades C Hasheem Thabeet to Philadelphia 76ers

The Oklahoma City Thunder have traded centre Hasheem Thabeet and cash to the Philadelphia 76ers for a protected second-round draft pick in 2015 and a trade exception.


Related Topix: Sports, Oklahoma City Thunder, NBA Basketball, Hasheem Thabeet, Steven Adams, Philadelphia 76ers

WLNS-TV Lansing

Davis, US beat Slovenia in basketball exhibition

Anthony Davis scored 18 points and teamed with forward Kenneth Faried to dominate the inside, leading the U.S. national team to a 101-71 victory over Slovenia on Tuesday in its final exhibition game before the FIBA World Cup of Basketball.


Related Topix: Goran Dragic (2008 Beijing Olympics), Summer Olympic, Sports, Olympic Basketball, Olympics, Summer Olympics, Goran Dragic, Phoenix Suns, NBA Basketball

Local TV Station KTVZ

Lillard on cover of NBA Live 15

Portland Trail Blazers point guard Damian Lillard has been selected for the cover of NBA Live 15 by EA Sports.


Related Topix: Sports, Portland Trail Blazers, NBA Basketball, NCAA Basketball, Weber State Wildcats NCAA Basketball, NCAA Sports, Weber State University NCAA, Damian Lillard

Detroit Free Press

Detroit Pistons rookie Spencer Dinwiddie was nearly a Harvard Man

Spencer Dinwiddie was "The Mayor" at Colorado. When it came to his college choice, though, the Pistons' 6-foot-6 rookie point guard had to decide between the Buffaloes and Harvard.


Related Topix: Sports, Spencer Dinwiddie, NBA Basketball, Detroit Pistons, Kentavious Caldwell-Pope, Rick Mahorn

International Business Times

Kevin Love Chooses Jersey No. 0 With Cleveland Cavaliers; Other NBA Players Who Uses The Number Zero

Kevin Love was officially traded to the Cleveland Cavaliers last Saturday. With a new team, Love, who spent his first six seasons in the NBA with the Minnesota Timberwolves, also has to use a new jersey number switching from the No.


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

Mon Aug 25, 2014

Silicon Alley Insider

White House Insists Obama Didn't Dismiss ISIS As The 'Jayvee Team'

Following recent territorial gains by jihadists affiliated with the extremist group Islamic State, conservatives have criticized President Barack Obama for a January interview with The New Yorker in which he seemed to dismiss the group as a "jayvee team."


Related Topix: Sports, Los Angeles Lakers, Kobe Bryant

CBS Sports

Lakers sign second-round pick Jordan Clarkson

The 6-foot-5 Clarkson has the potential to play both guard positions, and the Lakers used him both on and off the ball at summer league in Las Vegas.


Related Topix: Sports, Los Angeles Lakers, NBA Basketball, Jeremy Lin, Kobe Bryant, Jordan Clarkson, Xavier Henry, Nick Young, Houston Rockets

Image link to NBA players aplenty

LeBron James was always taking the summer off from competitive basketball. Kevin Love decided to do the same just before the U.S. National Team opened training camp in Las Vegas last month.


Related Topix: Sports, NBA Basketball, Utah Jazz, Chicago Bulls, Erik Murphy, Houston Rockets, Donatas Motiejunas, James Harden


Irving get start at PG vs. Slovenia

Kyrie Irving of the Cleveland Cavaliers will start at point guard for Team USA on Tuesday against Slovenia in its final tuneup heading into the FIBA World Cup.


Related Topix: Sports, Kyrie Irving, NBA Basketball, Cleveland Cavaliers, Chicago Bulls, Derrick Rose, Los Angeles Lakers, Pau Gasol


Anonymous NBA General Manager Says Kobe Bryant Has 'Zero' Trade Value

Trade value is often a subjective measure of a player's actual worth, and Kobe Bryant could be the extreme example of that.


Related Topix: Sports, Los Angeles Lakers, NBA Basketball, Kobe Bryant

The Reporter

Art, Wine & Brew Festival draws hundreds

Staff Photographer Participants in the Vacaville Art and Wine Stroll get a chance to sample various wines from local vinyards Saturday evening in downtown Vacaville.


Related Topix: Roy Rogers

ABC News

Bavetta Looks Back on a Lifetime in Basketball

The year was 1966, and Bavetta was in a stockbroker-league basketball game at the Downtown Athletic Club in New York.


Related Topix: Charles Barkley

Sun Aug 24, 2014

Rip City Project

Joel Przybilla retires from NBA Basketball

Oct 22, 2012; Toronto, ON, Canada; Toronto Raptors center Jonas Valanciunas tries to block out Milwaukee Bucks center Joel Przybilla as they eye a rebound at the Air Canada Centre.


Related Topix: Sports, Toronto Raptors, NBA Basketball, Portland Trail Blazers, Joel Przybilla, Jonas Valanciunas, Milwaukee Bucks

Sixers complete deal, send Thaddeus Young to Timberwolves

Sam Hinkie's dramatic overhaul of the Sixers' roster moved forward Saturday as the oft-discussed trade of Thaddeus Young was finalized.


Related Topix: Sports, Minnesota Timberwolves, NBA Basketball, Kevin Love, Alexey Shved, Anthony Bennett, Cleveland Cavaliers, Andrew Wiggins

Jeremy Lin gets waxed; NBA player immortalized at Madame Tussauds

Jeremy Lin might be playing for the Los Angeles Lakers, but fans of the NBA player can see them any time they want in Northern California.


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