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12 min ago | The Washington Post

Timberwolves sign Glenn Robinson III

The Wolves announced the signing on Wednesday, less than two weeks ahead of the start of training camp. Robinson was the 40th overall pick in the June draft out of Michigan, but wasn't assured of a roster spot as the Timberwolves went through a massive overhaul while trading Kevin Love to Cleveland.

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Related Topix: Sports, Minnesota Timberwolves, Kevin Love, J.J. Barea, Glenn Robinson III, NBA Players

1 hr ago | Sacramento Bee Newspaper

Ailene Voisin: DeMarcus Cousins returns to Sacramento with more than FIBA World Cup gold medal

DeMarcus Cousins left Spain with a ton of baggage. Not the old baggage, new baggage.

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Related Topix: Sports, Sacramento Kings, NBA Players, DeMarcus Cousins, Summer Olympic, LeBron James, Olympic Basketball, Olympics, Summer Olympics, Charles Barkley

5 hrs ago | MySanAntonio.com

'NBA 2K15' drafts 3D face mapping for latest game

In this photo taken Tuesday, Sept. 16, 2014, 2K Sports Vice President Sports Development, Jeffrey Thomas, poses for a photo with his company's NBA 2K15 video game technology featuring NBA Oklahoma City Thunder Kevin Durant, during a demonstration at the Associated Press's office in Los Angeles.

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

5 hrs ago | The Washington Post

Arrest made in theft from Pacers star Paul George

Police have arrested a man in connection with the April burglary at the Indianapolis home of Indiana Pacers star Paul George. Indianapolis police say 43-year-old Michael Lewis of Whitestown was arrested Wednesday on burglary and theft charges for the April 28 break-in during which George's platinum All-Star ring valued at $15,000 was taken.

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

9 hrs ago | The News Journal

Hawks' ownership feud uncovered racism scandal

Hawks' ownership feud uncovered Danny Ferry-Bruce Levenson racism scandal Michael Gearon Jr. never got along with GM Danny Ferry and disagreed with co-owner Bruce Levenson. Check out this story on delawareonline.com: http://usat.ly/1u4jP6w Within the past year, Atlanta Hawks co-owner Michael Gearon Jr. approached fellow co-owner Bruce Levenson about selling the franchise, two people familiar with the situation told USA TODAY Sports.

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Related Topix: Sports, Atlanta Hawks, Miami Heat, Cleveland Cavaliers, Luol Deng, NBA Players, LeBron James

Tue Sep 16, 2014

Blue Man Hoop

Klay Thompson's agent believes Klay is best two-way shooting guard in NBA

Dec 13, 2013; Oakland, CA, USA; Golden State Warriors shooting guard Klay Thompson drives in against Houston Rockets small forward Chandler Parsons during the fourth quarter at Oracle Arena. The Houston Rockets defeated the Golden State Warriors 116-112.

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Related Topix: Sports, Golden State Warriors, Klay Thompson, NBA Players, Houston Rockets, Los Angeles Lakers

Contra Costa Times

James unveils new shoe before restart with Cavs

He was at Nike's corporate headquarters Tuesday for the unveiling of his new shoe, the LeBron 12. It is his first new shoe with Nike since he returned this summer to the Cavs. "I would like this shoe," he joked. "But I love it because it has my name and logo on it."

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Related Topix: Sports, Cleveland Cavaliers, Minnesota Timberwolves, Kyrie Irving, NBA Players, Mike Miller, Memphis Grizzlies, Kevin Love

SLAM! Sports

Dwight Howard's driver's licence suspended for not paying fine

The driver's licence of Houston Rockets eight-time All-Star centre Dwight Howard has been suspended in Florida for his failure to pay a fine for running a red light, court records show. Howard, who played for the NBA's Orlando Magic from 2004 to 2012, racked up 10 tickets for running red lights while in the Orlando area.

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Related Topix: Sports, Houston Rockets, Dwight Howard, NBA Players, Orlando Magic

WSYR-AM Syracuse

SU Players Filling Up Back End of NBA Rankings

It is worth noting, though, that there are 30 NBA teams, who can carry a maximum of 15 players each, so at any given time there are really only 450 "NBA players". That means that roughly half of the players who fall in this range will not actually be a part of the league when the season begins in late October.

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Related Topix: Sports, Philadelphia 76ers, NBA Players, Jerami Grant, Michael Carter-Williams

The Washington Post

Sacramento Kings to retire Stojakovic's jersey

The Kings announced Tuesday that Stojakovic's jersey will be retired when they host Oklahoma City on Dec. 16. He joins Vlade Divac , Chris Webber and Mitch Richmond as the only players to have their jerseys retired by the Kings since the franchise moved from Kansas City in 1985. Sacramento drafted the Serbian-born Stojakovic 14th overall in 1996.

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ClickOnDetroit

DSO's neighborhood concerts get $3.75M

The Detroit Symphony Orchestra is getting a $3.75 million grant from the William Davidson Foundation in support of its Neighborhood Concert Series, officials announced Tuesday. The grant will support the Detroit Symphony Orchestra's series of Detroit-area concerts, as well as additional activities outside of its Orchestra Hall home, over the next three years.

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Related Topix: Sports, Detroit Pistons

Sporting News

Amusement park won't rename coaster 'King James'

Ohio's Cedar Point amusement park is partnering with the LeBron James Family Foundation instead of renaming a roller coaster for the basketball superstar. The Sandusky park had vowed to rename a coaster "King James" if the four-time NBA MVP returned home to play for the Cleveland Cavaliers, which he did.

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NBA.com

Image link to New outlook

You think the Minnesota Vikings had to make amends with their fans and ticket base after several of their players were discovered on what soon became known as "The Love Boat?" You think it was easy for to explain to a skeptical audience that the games they won weren't because the majority -- or at least a plurality -- of their players were juicing? If you aren't in crisis mode at one time or another as a pro sports franchise, you aren't trying. And so the Atlanta Hawks begin this morning the long climb back to respectability, after a week of increasingly awful tales involving ownership and the team's general manager, now on a leave of absence that was as voluntary as the Army was back in 1942.

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Related Topix: Sports, Atlanta Hawks, DeMarre Carroll, Paul Millsap, NBA Players, Cleveland Cavaliers, Miami Heat, LeBron James

International Business Times

Bill Duffy: Klay Thompson Has Unseated Kobe Bryant As Best Shooting Guard In The NBA [VIDEO]

Things are on the up and up. He just proved his worth amongst the NBA's best players, tallying 12 points a game in the tournament second only to team leader James Harden.

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Related Topix: Sports, Golden State Warriors, Los Angeles Lakers, Summer Olympic, Olympic Basketball, Houston Rockets, Kobe Bryant, Olympics, Summer Olympics, Klay Thompson, NBA Players

SFGate

Rush feeling at home in return to Warriors

Brandon Rush, who played with Utah last season, is happy to be back in Oakland.. Photo: Lance Iversen, Staff / The Chronicle But there he was Monday afternoon, standing at a podium in front of 275 students at Markham Elementary in Oakland and - with more than 500 eyes staring at him - Rush effectively breezed through a speech.

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Mon Sep 15, 2014

WFFT-TV Fort Wayne

Mad Ants set to see more talent this season

The National Basketball Association and the NBA Development League, the official minor league of the NBA, today announced the full list of affiliations between NBA and NBA D-League teams for the 2014-15 season, including an all-time high 17 single-affiliation partnerships. The Detroit Pistons , Memphis Grizzlies , New York Knicks , Orlando Magic , Phoenix Suns and Utah Jazz all entered into single affiliation relationships with their NBA D-League affiliate during the offseason.

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Related Topix: Sports, Portland Trail Blazers, Minnesota Timberwolves, C.J. McCollum, NBA Players, Shabazz Muhammad

BleacherReport

Why NBA Teams Will Keep Shooting More 3-Pointers in 2014-15

Stephen Curry dribbles the ball up the court, crosses up his overmatched defender, rises with picture-perfect form and uses his quick release to splash a self-created triple through the basket to give his Golden State Warriors a lead. Simultaneously, but all the way across the country, John Wall is using his speed to help the Washington Wizards.

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Related Topix: Sports, Golden State Warriors, Stephen Curry, NBA Players, Washington Wizards, John Wall

CBS Sports

Bulls Rose: World Cup got body used to playing

The gold medals have been won and USA Basketball is on top of the world where they intended to be following the 2014 FIBA World Cup. While they didn't have the biggest and brightest stars from this past season, they still had some pretty incredible players who had one of the most successful runs in an international tournament we've ever seen.

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

The Medina Gazette

Cavaliers point guard Kyrie Irving named MVP as U.S. claims World Cup gold

With golden confetti raining on their heads and "Party in the U.S.A" ringing in their ears, it must have been hard for the U.S. basketball players to hear anything. "It kind of was, again, a smack to our face, saying the U.S. was sending the B team to go play in the World Cup," forward Kenneth Faried said.

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Related Topix: Sports, Cleveland Cavaliers, Kyrie Irving, NBA Players, LeBron James, Miami Heat, Summer Olympic, Olympic Basketball, Olympics, Summer Olympics, Chris Paul, Carmelo Anthony

Boston Celtics

Rango El Hombre: Breaking Down Vitor Faverani's Three-Point Jump Shot Mechanics

In order for Vitor Faverani to stick in the NBA, it might be necessary for him to fix a glaring flaw in his jump shooting mechanics. V itor Faverani was an enigma for the Boston Celtics last season, as he seemed to be a "love him or hate him" type of player.

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