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21 min ago | Detroit Free Press

How will Stan Van Gundy handle trio of Detroit Pistons bigs in 2014-15?

Now that it appears the front line of Greg Monroe, Josh Smith and Andre Drummond will return for at least another season, it is time for Detroit Pistons president of basketball operations and coach Stan Van Gundy to figure out ways to use them separately.

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Related Topix: Sports, Detroit Pistons, Los Angeles Lakers, Caron Butler, Oklahoma City Thunder, Greg Monroe, Andre Drummond, Brandon Jennings, NBA Players, Jodie Meeks

3 hrs ago | Detroit Free Press

Mitch McGary: 'I did (drugs). Whatever. So what? I learned from it'

Oklahoma City Thunder forward Mitch McGary, left, and Thunder general manager Sam Presti pose for a photo June 27, 2014.

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Related Topix: Sports, Oklahoma City Thunder, NBA Players, Mitch McGary

Fri Aug 29, 2014

KAVU

Clippers waive Delfino, Raduljica

Delfino and Raduljica were acquired on Tuesday by the Clippers from the Milwaukee Bucks in exchange for forward Jared Dudley and a protected 2017 first-round draft pick.

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Related Topix: Sports, Los Angeles Clippers, NBA Players, Jared Dudley, Milwaukee Bucks

The Washington Post

Inmate charged in fraud against 3 ex-Heat players

A man already in prison on a real estate fraud conviction has been charged in Florida with a multi-million-dollar investment scam involving three former Miami Heat players and the team itself.

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Related Topix: Sports, Miami Heat, NBA Players, Rashard Lewis, James Jones

KATV Little Rock

Prosecutor: Ex-governor took bribes from CEO

Former Virginia Gov. Bob McDonnell took bribes and sold his office to promote a sketchy nutritional supplement for a businessman who showered him and his wife with more than $165,000 in loans and gifts, including designer... Time Warner Cable says a problem that occurred during routine maintenance caused a nationwide outage of its Internet service ... (more)

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Related Topix: Sports, Los Angeles Clippers

The Republic

US opens basketball worlds vs Finns and their fans

They are the biggest thing in Bilbao, backed by 8,000 fans - not to mention some Angry Birds - whose free-spending boosters are such believers they've already started lining up transportation to the second round.

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Related Topix: NBA Players, Hanno Mottola, Sports, Erik Murphy, Golden State Warriors, Klay Thompson, Utah Jazz

WZVN-TV Fort Myers

Obama going on Democratic fundraising trifecta

When Shelly Sterling was approached by former Microsoft CEO Steve Ballmer about buying the Los Angeles Clippers, the wife of disgraced NBA team owner Donald Sterling did not know who he was.

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Related Topix: Sports, Los Angeles Clippers

Graham Leader

Shelly Sterling talks about husband, Clippers sale

When Shelly Sterling was approached by former Microsoft CEO Steve Ballmer about buying the Los Angeles Clippers, the wife of disgraced team owner Donald Sterling did not know who Ballmer was.

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WMC-TV Memphis

Military: Pilot was killed in Virginia F-15 crash

When Shelly Sterling was approached by former Microsoft CEO Steve Ballmer about buying the Los Angeles Clippers, the wife of disgraced NBA team owner Donald Sterling did not know who he was.

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Related Topix: Sports, Los Angeles Clippers

ABC News

Familiar Names in the FIBA Basketball World Cup

Kevin Durant stands front and center in a billboard that hangs high above the outside of the arena where the U.S. will play its first-round games at the FIBA Basketball World Cup.

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Related Topix: Sports, San Antonio Spurs, Tony Parker, NBA Players, Manu Ginobili, Memphis Grizzlies, Nick Calathes

The Washington Post

Davis embracing Team USA leadership role

Anthony Davis is eager, not to mention proud, to accept the physical risks that go with playing without pay for Team USA.

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Related Topix: Sports, Indiana Pacers, Paul George, NBA Players

Thu Aug 28, 2014

WUSA-TV Washington

Celtics' Green donates $1 million to Georgetown

Celtics' Green donates $1 million to Georgetown Boston Celtics forward Jeff Green is donating $1 million to Georgetown's new athletic center.

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Related Topix: Sports, Boston Celtics, Jeff Green, NBA Players

Raptors Republic

Re: Breaking it Down: The Raptors' Clutch Playbook

Fun fact: The Raptors were a league-best +195 in the fourth quarter last season.

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Related Topix: Sports, Toronto Raptors, Jonas Valanciunas, DeMar DeRozan, Greivis Vasquez, Amir Johnson, Patrick Patterson, NBA Players

The Miami Herald

Grizzlies name Donewald Jr. D-League coach

Memphis, TN - The Memphis Grizzlies have named Bob Donewald Jr. as the new head coach of their D-League affiliate, the Iowa Energy.

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Related Topix: Sports, Memphis Grizzlies

South Florida Sun-Sentinel

Miami Heat sign veteran guard Shannon Brown

The Heat will be the fourth team for the 6-foot-4 guard in the past three seasons, having played over that span for the Phoenix Suns , San Antonio Spurs and Knicks.

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Related Topix: Sports, Miami Heat, Ray Allen, Dwyane Wade, Norris Cole, Shane Battier, NBA Players, James Jones

BleacherReport

Predicting the Most Improved NBA Teams for the Upcoming Season

It's the time of year when "the roster looks great on paper!" becomes an operative phrase.

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Related Topix: Sports, Denver Nuggets, Kenneth Faried, Jusuf Nurkic, Arron Afflalo, JaVale McGee, Gary Harris, Orlando Magic, NBA Players

Detroit Free Press

Martin, 29, still brings fire and energy to Pistons

'It has been a lot of dedication, staying committed and not giving up,'' Martin said after working out Wednesday morning.

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Related Topix: Sports, Detroit Pistons, Will Bynum, Caron Butler, Oklahoma City Thunder, NBA Players

Wed Aug 27, 2014

Rochester Democrat and Chronicle

Lakers work out former draft bust Michael Beasley

Los Angeles Lakers work out Michael Beasley, 7 others Michael Beasley could help the Lakers at a thin small forward position.

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Related Topix: Sports, Los Angeles Lakers, Ryan Kelly, Jeremy Lin, Julius Randle, NBA Players, Jordan Clarkson, Nick Young, Houston Rockets

FOX23

Nothin' but Net: No one wins thanks to Taylor

Does Minnesota Timberwolves owner Glen Taylor sound like an immensely bitter, jilted ex-spouse who took the low road, or a truth-teller, unafraid to shed light on a situation no one wants to believe? Taylor spoke about Love after the 25-year-old was sent in the third-biggest blockbuster of the summer, following LeBron James' return to Cleveland and ... (more)

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Related Topix: Sports, Minnesota Timberwolves, Kevin Love, Ricky Rubio, NBA Players, Cleveland Cavaliers, Miami Heat, LeBron James

Reuters

Rivers signs contract extension with Clippers

In his first significant move since taking over as the Los Angeles Clippers' new owner earlier this month, Steve Ballmer has persuaded head coach Doc Rivers to remain with the team for another five years.

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