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3 hrs ago | Contra Costa Times

US basketball decides bigger is better with roster

A desire for a bigger look made Andre Drummond necessary. The belief in Derrick Rose's health made Damian Lillard expendable.


Related Topix: Sports, Serge Ibaka, Summer Olympic, Pau Gasol, Olympics, Summer Olympics, Marc Gasol, Olympic Basketball, Chicago Bulls, Derrick Rose, NBA Players

8 hrs ago | USA Today

LeBron moved on from dead weight in Miami

No nips or tucks are reported, however. And it isn't because James wants a receding waistline to match his hairline.


Related Topix: Sports, Cleveland Cavaliers, Dion Waiters, Kyrie Irving, NBA Players, Mike Miller, Memphis Grizzlies, Miami Heat, Chris Andersen

12 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.


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

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.


Related Topix: Sports, Cleveland Cavaliers, Miami Heat, NBA Players, 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.


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


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.


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


V. Stiviano claims Sterling is gay in court docs

After watching the NBA team he owned for 33 years be sold out from under him , former Los Angeles Clippers owner Donald Sterling's less-that-steller year continues.


Related Topix: Sports, Los Angeles Clippers

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.


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

Sir Charles in Charge

Phoenix Suns: 5 Teams That Could Trade For Eric Bledsoe

Apr 12, 2014; Dallas, TX, USA; Phoenix Suns guard Eric Bledsoe brings the ball up court during the first quarter against the Dallas Mavericks at the American Airlines Center.


Related Topix: Sports, Phoenix Suns, NBA Players, Eric Bledsoe, Dallas Mavericks

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.


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

Thu Aug 21, 2014

Denver Post

Nuggets' Kenneth Faried eager to make final USA basketball roster

U.S. forward/center Anthony Davis, left, of the New Orleans Pelicans, watches teammate Kenneth Faried, of the Denver Nuggets, post up during basketball practice at the Brooklyn Nets 'training facility in East Rutherford, N.J., Tuesday, Aug. 19, 2014.


Related Topix: Sports, Kenneth Faried, NBA Players, Denver Nuggets

The Wichita Eagle

Cancer-stricken Cooper leads Dream into playoffs

Michael Cooper remembers the day well. The sun was shining bright, yet the notorious Atlanta heat wasn't too stifling.


Related Topix: Angel Mccoughtry, Sports, Los Angeles Lakers, Entertainment

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.


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

Will Nike Match Under Armour's Offer for Kevin Durant?

Two weeks ago rumors began circulating about Kevin Durant 's potential move from Nike to Under Armour .


Related Topix: Sports, NBA Players, Kevin Durant, Oklahoma City Thunder

USA Today

Grizzlies to hold training camp in San Diego

The Memphis Grizzlies will open training camp next month at the University of California San Diego, the alma mater of team owner Robert Pera.


Related Topix: Sports, Memphis Grizzlies

Nanaimo Daily News

Photographer sues Justin Bieber, bodyguard, over altercation on Hawaiian beach last year

This May 11, 2014 file photo shows singer Justin Bieber, second from right, watching the Los Angeles Clippers play the Oklahoma City Thunder with his mother Pattie Mallette, second from left, in the first half of Game 4 of the Western Conference semifinal NBA basketball playoff series in Los Angeles.


Related Topix: Sports, Los Angeles Clippers, Oklahoma City Thunder

Wed Aug 20, 2014

WTEN-TV Albany

US routs Dominicans in exhibition as Rose rests

Cook County Sheriff Tom Dart says the last four hostages have been released unharmed to end a standoff with two armed men in a southern Chicago suburb.


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

The Washington Post

Former Hoosiers stars reunite in Indianapolis

Former Indiana basketball stars Victor Oladipo and Cody Zeller joined new Hall of Fame inductee Bobby "Slick" Leonard for a small reunion Wednesday night in Indianapolis.


Related Topix: Cody Zeller, Victor Oladipo, Sports, Miami Heat

The Miami Herald

Rose sits out US exhibition vs Dominican Republic

Derrick Rose is sitting out the U.S. national's team exhibition game against the Dominican Republic on Wednesday night, with coach Mike Krzyzewski saying he wants to look at other guards.


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

WUSA-TV Washington

Ray Allen satisfied with charges for 7 teen trespassers

Ray Allen satisfied with trespass charges for 7 teens Ray Allen has been advised that Miami-Dade County will pursue charges against seven teens.


Related Topix: Sports, Miami Heat, Ray Allen, NBA Players