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3 min ago | WSYR-AM Syracuse

Shaquille O'Neal recreates 'Animal House' scene with Brent Barry

Once upon a time, Shaquille O'Neal was a budding thespian of sorts. The former NBA great starred in such cinematic "masterpieces" as Kazaam and Steel .


Related Topix: Sports, Shaquille O'Neal, NBA Basketball, Brent Barry, Houston Rockets, Boston Celtics

4 hrs ago | KMIZ

Lillard, Adidas sign $100M deal

Adidas signed Portland Trail Blazers point guard Damian Lillard to the third-largest shoe and apparel contract in the NBA, a deal that could net the second-year start $100 million over 10 years.


Related Topix: Sports, Portland Trail Blazers, NBA Basketball, Damian Lillard, Chicago Bulls, Houston Rockets, Derrick Rose

8 hrs ago | National Public Radio

A Look At The NBA Playoff Picture

How is New York not in the playoffs? Even without Carmelo Anthony, the Knicks beat Brooklyn on Tuesday night - their third double-digit win over the Nets this season.


Related Topix: Sports, Los Angeles Clippers, NBA Basketball, New York Knicks, Carmelo Anthony, Denver Nuggets, Blake Griffin

Tue Apr 15, 2014

Daily Camera

Nuggets fall at Los Angeles Clippers in next-to-last game of season

Just because the Nuggets have a poor record and will not advance to the postseason after having been there the previous 10 seasons doesn't mean they can't jump up and bite a better team on a given night.


Related Topix: Sports, Los Angeles Clippers, NBA Basketball, Denver Nuggets, Darren Collison, Los Angeles Lakers, Matt Barnes, Indiana Pacers, DeAndre Jordan, Orlando Magic, J.J. Redick, Dallas Mavericks

Knicks' Amar'e Stoudemire blocks a shot by Nets' Mason Plumlee during the first half Tuesday.

Tim Hardaway Jr. scored 16 points and the Knicks, playing without the injured Carmelo Anthony, beat the Nets, 109-98, on Tuesday night to win the season series between city rivals.


Related Topix: Sports, NBA Basketball, New York Knicks, New Jersey Nets, Carmelo Anthony, Tim Hardaway Jr., Amar'e Stoudemire, J.R. Smith, Denver Nuggets

CBS 47

Cavaliers' Deng wins Citizenship Award

New York, NY - Cleveland Cavaliers forward Luol Deng has been named the recipient of the NBA's J. Walter Kennedy Citizenship Award.


Related Topix: Sports, Luol Deng, NBA Basketball, Cleveland Cavaliers, Chicago Bulls, Eric Snow, Los Angeles Lakers, Los Angeles Clippers

WNLS-AM Tallahassee

Trending Now: Suns eliminated from NBA Playoffs

The Grizzlies downed the Suns 97-91. Memphis eliminated Phoenix from the playoffs and clinched at least the 8th seed in the West.


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

Seattle Post-Intelligencer

Anthony may sit out Knicks' last 2 games

Carmelo Anthony is unlikely to play Tuesday night in Brooklyn and could be done for the season, meaning he has potentially played his last game with the New York Knicks .


Related Topix: Sports, Carmelo Anthony, NBA Basketball, New York Knicks, Denver Nuggets

The Washington Post

Randolph helps Grizzlies clinch playoff spot

Mike Conley and Zach Randolph made the critical plays in the final 68 seconds and the Grizzlies pulled out a 97-91 victory over Phoenix that clinched the last playoff spot in the West and eliminated the Suns from postseason competition.


Related Topix: Sports, NBA Basketball, Memphis Grizzlies, Miami Heat, Tony Allen, Marc Gasol, Zach Randolph, Mike Miller, Mike Conley

WTAE-TV Pittsburgh

Raptors get franchise-record 48th win

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Related Topix: Sports, Toronto Raptors, NBA Basketball, DeMar DeRozan, New Orleans Hornets, Greivis Vasquez, Memphis Grizzlies, Indiana Pacers, Tyler Hansbrough, Nando de Colo, Houston Rockets, Kyle Lowry, San Antonio Spurs

Daily Dispatch

Douglas-Roberts lifts Bobcats past Hawks at buzzer

One team was motivated by the goal of dodging the Miami Heat in the first round of the playoffs.


Related Topix: Sports, Atlanta Hawks, Charlotte Bobcats, NBA Basketball, Lou Williams, DeMarre Carroll, Philadelphia 76ers, Kyle Korver, Denver Nuggets, Houston Rockets, Utah Jazz, Chicago Bulls, Pero Antic, Memphis Grizzlies

Mon Apr 14, 2014

The Fresno Bee

Young scores 41 to lead Lakers past Jazz, 119-104

Young scored a season-high 41 points and helped Los Angeles snap a seven-game losing streak with a 119-104 victory against the Utah Jazz on Monday night.


Related Topix: Sports, NBA Basketball, Utah Jazz, Derrick Favors, Trey Burke, Enes Kanter, Alec Burks, Rudy Gobert, New Jersey Nets

Evans, Pelicans stun Thunder 101-89

Tyreke Evans scored a career-high 41 points to go with nine rebounds, eight assists and three steals, and the New Orleans Pelicans snapped an eight-game skid by shocking the playoff-bound Thunder 101-89 on Monday night.


Related Topix: Sports, Oklahoma City Thunder, NBA Basketball, Milwaukee Bucks, Los Angeles Clippers, Reggie Jackson, Dallas Mavericks, Caron Butler, Serge Ibaka, Russell Westbrook, Nick Collison

Rock Hill Herald

Carter-Williams leads 76ers past Celtics, 113-108

As it turned out, Johnson stepped back a little too far, and the shot was discounted immediately when officials ruled he stepped out of bounds.


Related Topix: Sports, NBA Basketball, Boston Celtics, Jared Sullinger, Toronto Raptors, Oklahoma City Thunder, Jeff Green, Orlando Magic, Jerryd Bayless, Chris Johnson, Rajon Rondo, Portland Trail Blazers, Minnesota Timberwolves, New Orleans Hornets, Memphis Grizzlies

Rock Hill Herald

Rockets down Spurs 104-98

Chandler Parsons scored 21 points and Dwight Howard and Terrence Jones added 20 apiece to lift the Rockets to a 104-98 win over the San Antonio Spurs.


Related Topix: Sports, San Antonio Spurs, NBA Basketball, Houston Rockets, Dwight Howard, Miami Heat, Los Angeles Lakers, Sacramento Kings, Francisco Garcia, Terrence Jones, Patrick Beverley, Orlando Magic

Norwalk Citizen News

Warriors' Bogut out indefinitely with rib fracture

Golden State Warriors center Andrew Bogut has a fractured right rib that could keep him out for the start of the playoffs - and possibly all of the postseason.


Related Topix: Sports, Golden State Warriors, NBA Basketball, Milwaukee Bucks, David Lee, Philadelphia 76ers, Andre Iguodala, Phoenix Suns, Jermaine O'Neal, Denver Nuggets, Boston Celtics, Festus Ezeli, Andrew Bogut

National Public Radio

James, Bosh Rest As Heat Prepare For Playoffs

Choosing rest for the playoffs over the pursuit of a top seed, Miami Heat coach Erik Spoelstra gave LeBron James and Chris Bosh the night off Monday against the Washington Wizards.


Related Topix: Sports, Miami Heat, NBA Basketball, Portland Trail Blazers, Dwyane Wade, LeBron James, Greg Oden, Chris Bosh

Albany Times Union

Cavs, Irving staggering to finish

As this disheartening season dwindles to its final moments, Kyrie Irving stood up and took responsibility for how he and his teammates played in their past two games.


Related Topix: Sports, NBA Basketball, Cleveland Cavaliers, Kyrie Irving

Sporting News

Bulls sign F Greg Smith, waive Shengelia

The Chicago Bulls have signed forward signed forward Greg Smith for the remainder of the season and waived Tornike Shengelia.


Related Topix: Sports, Tornike Shengelia, Greg Smith, NBA Basketball, Chicago Bulls, Houston Rockets


Dumars out as Pistons president

The Detroit Pistons announced Monday that Joe Dumars "stepped aside" as president of basketball operations but will stay with the team as an executive adviser.


Related Topix: Sports, Joe Dumars, NBA Basketball, Detroit Pistons