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3 hrs ago | News 4 Jax

NBA player to open Hooters in Russia

Andrei Kirilenko, the National Basketball Association player known as AK-47, plans to open five Hooters franchise restaurants in his native Russia.


Related Topix: Sports, Minnesota Timberwolves, Andrei Kirilenko, Utah Jazz, NBA Players

6 hrs ago | Northern Michigan News

Let the (real) games begin: It's NBA playoff time

Overtime thrillers in Memphis and Charlotte, a go-ahead dunk in Oklahoma City to win a game and cap another scoring title for Kevin Durant, plus some good old-fashioned disinterest by Brooklyn ... all that, and more, on the final night of the season was needed before the eight conference-quarterfinal matchups in this season's NBA playoffs could be ... (more)


Related Topix: Sports, Miami Heat, Dallas Mavericks, Oklahoma City Thunder, NBA Players, Kevin Durant, LeBron James, Shane Battier, Memphis Grizzlies, Houston Rockets

10 hrs ago | CBS Local

Sixers Top Resting Heat in Finale, 100-87

For Philadelphia, the season finale was about what's coming next year. For Miami, it's about what's coming next week.


Related Topix: Sports, Miami Heat, Ray Allen, Dwyane Wade, LeBron James, Washington Wizards, Orlando Magic, Shane Battier, NBA Players, Rashard Lewis, Memphis Grizzlies, Houston Rockets, Boston Celtics

14 hrs ago | USA Today

Burke's 32 lift Jazz over Wolves in the finale

Rick Adelman trudged off the basketball court for maybe the final time in his professional life and he couldn't hide the disappointment.


Related Topix: Sports, Utah Jazz, Gordon Hayward, Derrick Favors, Jeremy Evans, Trey Burke, Enes Kanter, New Jersey Nets, NBA Players

15 hrs ago | CBS Local

Warriors Beat Nuggets To End Regular Season, Face Clippers In 1st Round Of Playoffs

Jordan Crawford scored a career-high 41 points and Harrison Barnes added 30 as a squad of Golden State backups beat the Denver Nuggets 116-112 Wednesday night.


Related Topix: Sports, Denver Nuggets, Golden State Warriors, Ty Lawson, Washington Wizards, J.J. Hickson, Cleveland Cavaliers, Danilo Gallinari, New York Knicks, Portland Trail Blazers, Sacramento Kings, JaVale McGee, NBA Players

15 hrs ago |

Goodwin helps Suns to 104-99 win over Kings

Archie Goodwin scored 12 of his career-high 29 points in the fourth quarter and the Suns defeated the Sacramento Kings 104-99 Wednesday night in the season finale for both teams.


Related Topix: Sports, Phoenix Suns, Sacramento Kings, Archie Goodwin, Goran Dragic, Marcus Morris, NBA Players, Channing Frye, Houston Rockets

Wed Apr 16, 2014

Raptors fall to Knicks, still land No. 3 seed

The Raptors ended their regular season by blowing a 21-point lead in a 95-92 loss to the New York Knicks Wednesday.


Related Topix: Sports, New York Knicks, Toronto Raptors, Carmelo Anthony, Golden State Warriors, Dallas Mavericks, Tyson Chandler, NBA Players, J.R. Smith, Jeremy Tyler, Denver Nuggets

Evans leads Pelicans past Rockets

Tyreke Evans had 25 points and 10 assists, and the New Orleans Pelicans closed out a difficult season with a crowd pleasing 105-100 victory over the playoff-bound Houston Rockets on Wednesday night.


Related Topix: Sports, Houston Rockets, Dwight Howard, Los Angeles Lakers, Golden State Warriors, Troy Daniels, Jordan Hamilton, Jeremy Lin, Terrence Jones, Orlando Magic, NBA Players, New York Knicks, Denver Nuggets

ABC News

Durant Has 42, Thunder Beat Pistons 112-111

The Detroit Pistons had Kentavious Caldwell-Pope. The Oklahoma City Thunder had Kevin Durant.


Related Topix: Sports, Detroit Pistons, Oklahoma City Thunder, Milwaukee Bucks, Greg Monroe, Kyle Singler, Brandon Jennings, NBA Players, Kentavious Caldwell-Pope


Beal, Wizards pocket East's No. 5 seed

Bradley Beal scored 27 points and Washington clinched the No. 5 seed in the Eastern Conference with a 118-102 win over the Boston Celtics on Wednesday night.


Related Topix: Sports, Washington Wizards, John Wall, Marcin Gortat, Bradley Beal, Trevor Booker, Phoenix Suns, Orlando Magic, NBA Players, Boston Celtics

Walker leads Bobcats over Bulls in OT, 91-86

Charlotte Bobcats' Kemba Walker, center, drives between Chicago Bulls' Carlos Boozer, left, and D.J. Augustin, right, during the second half of an NBA basketball game in Charlotte, N.C., Wednesday.


Related Topix: Sports, Charlotte Bobcats, Chicago Bulls, NBA Players, Kemba Walker, Los Angeles Lakers, Josh McRoberts, Indiana Pacers, Al Jefferson, Gerald Henderson, Utah Jazz, Orlando Magic

Nets rest starters, lose 114-85 to Cavaliers

Brooklyn Nets' Kevin Garnett, Marquis Teague, Paul Pierce and Alan Anderson, from left, watch from the bench in the first quarter of an NBA basketball game against the Cleveland Cavaliers on Wednesday, in Cleveland.


Related Topix: Sports, Cleveland Cavaliers, New Jersey Nets, Tyler Zeller, Dion Waiters, Kyrie Irving, Anthony Bennett, NBA Players

Northern Michigan News

Pacers rest 3 starters, cruise past Magic 101-86

Rasual Butler and Chris Copeland each scored 19 points as the Indiana Pacers rested their key players and cruised to a 101-86 victory over the Orlando Magic in the regular-season finale for both teams.


Related Topix: Sports, Indiana Pacers, Orlando Magic, NBA Players, Jameer Nelson, David West, New Orleans Hornets, Dallas Mavericks, Philadelphia 76ers, Ian Mahinmi, Evan Turner

NewsTalk 1530 KFBK

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 Players, Brent Barry, Houston Rockets, Boston Celtics

WTAQ-AM Green Bay

Milwaukee Bucks owner Herb Kohl agrees to sell team

Herb Kohl plans to sell the NBA franchise to hedge fund billionaires Wesley Edens and Marc Lasry for $550 million.


Related Topix: Sports, Milwaukee Bucks

The News Tribune

Dallas Mavericks

That is what's at stake in the Western Conference Wednesday night when the Memphis Grizzlies host the Dallas Mavericks at FedExForum.


Related Topix: Sports, Dallas Mavericks, Milwaukee Bucks, Golden State Warriors, Dirk Nowitzki, New Jersey Nets, NBA Players, Brandan Wright, Monta Ellis, Memphis Grizzlies

The Indianapolis Star

Wittman finally makes NBA playoffs as coach

He's been in charge for 519 of 'em. Won only 190. That winning percentage of .366 makes him the sole owner of last place among the 90 men who have coached at least 400 games since the league started in 1946.


Related Topix: Sports, Washington Wizards, Portland Trail Blazers, Andre Miller, NBA Players, Denver Nuggets

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, New York Knicks, Carmelo Anthony, NBA Players, Denver Nuggets, Blake Griffin

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, Denver Nuggets, Darren Collison, Los Angeles Lakers, Matt Barnes, Indiana Pacers, DeAndre Jordan, Orlando Magic, J.J. Redick, Dallas Mavericks, NBA Players

Tue Apr 15, 2014

The Times Leader

Deng wins NBA citizenship award

He has spent much of his adult life trying to give back to his native South Sudan, the war-torn African nation the Cavaliers forward and his family fled when he was a young boy.


Related Topix: Sports, Cleveland Cavaliers, Eric Snow, Luol Deng, Chicago Bulls, NBA Players, Steve Nash, Los Angeles Lakers, David Robinson, Phoenix Suns, Kevin Garnett, Boston Celtics