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3 hrs ago | Bradenton.com

Thunder G Westbrook healthy for Memphis series

Back then, Oklahoma City was without dynamic point guard Russell Westbrook because of a season-ending right knee injury from the previous series, and the Thunder were eliminated by the Grizzlies in five games.

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Related Topix: Sports, Oklahoma City Thunder, Kendrick Perkins, Russell Westbrook, Nick Collison, NBA Players, Kevin Durant, Boston Celtics, Memphis Grizzlies

7 hrs ago | MySanAntonio.com

Lillard looks to first postseason with Portland

Last season Lillard ran away with the league's Rookie of the Year race, leading all first-year players with a 19-point scoring average.

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Related Topix: Sports, Houston Rockets, Portland Trail Blazers, LaMarcus Aldridge, NBA Players, Los Angeles Clippers, Mo Williams, Utah Jazz, Cleveland Cavaliers, Miami Heat, Patrick Beverley

Fri Apr 18, 2014

Sporting News

Elijah Brown, son of Cavs coach Mike Brown, to transfer from Butler

The son of Cleveland Cavaliers coach Mike Brown was one of the prized recruits in Butler's freshman recruiting class.

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Related Topix: Sports, Cleveland Cavaliers

Northern Michigan News

Kawhi Leonard waits for Spurs spotlight

It never changed as a junior in high school when his father was killed at the car wash he owned in Compton, Calif.

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Related Topix: Sports, San Antonio Spurs, NBA Players, Kawhi Leonard, Sean Elliott, Tony Parker, David Robinson, Manu Ginobili

Detroit News

Pistons hire search firm to help find new general manager

The Detroit Pistons will use the executive search firm Korn Ferry to help with their pursuit of a new general manager.

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

WAPT-TV Jackson

NBA roundup: Adelman looks to be out as Timberwolves coach

Rick Adelman will not return as head coach of the Minnesota Timberwolves next season, according to the Minneapolis Star-Tribune, citing a decision-making source who said there is "zero" chance he comes back.

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Related Topix: Sports, Los Angeles Clippers, Los Angeles Lakers, Oklahoma City Thunder, Fred Hoiberg, NBA Players, Minnesota Timberwolves, Russell Westbrook

Lowell Sun

Ainge faces more rebuilding with C's

The third-worst season in Boston Celtics history is over, leaving Danny Ainge with plenty of problems as he continues to rebuild the team.

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Related Topix: Sports, Boston Celtics, Kelly Olynyk, Oklahoma City Thunder, Jeff Green, New Jersey Nets, Rajon Rondo, Portland Trail Blazers, Avery Bradley, Charlotte Bobcats, NBA Players, Gerald Wallace

Nanaimo Daily News

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There's a flashy brand of basketball being played by a new pair of rising California rivals.

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Related Topix: Sports, Los Angeles Clippers, Golden State Warriors, Portland Trail Blazers, Atlanta Hawks, New Orleans Hornets, Chris Paul, Jamal Crawford, DeAndre Jordan, Blake Griffin, NBA Players

Worcester County Times

Wizards' fast-moving John Wall makes playoff debut

John Wall talks as fast as he plays. That makes him entertaining to be around, even when the ball gets thrown out of bounds or when the sentences come out a bit funky.

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Related Topix: Sports, Washington Wizards, John Wall, NBA Players, Milwaukee Bucks, Portland Trail Blazers, Marcin Gortat, Bradley Beal, Andre Miller, Phoenix Suns, Orlando Magic, Drew Gooden, Denver Nuggets

Thu Apr 17, 2014

Nanaimo Daily News

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This season was supposed to be the start of a "new era" for the Sacramento Kings, as owner Vivek Ranadive proclaimed over and over again when he took over last year.

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Related Topix: Sports, Sacramento Kings, Toronto Raptors, Minnesota Timberwolves, Los Angeles Clippers, Rudy Gay, Derrick Williams, Reggie Evans, Isaiah Thomas, NBA Players, Memphis Grizzlies, DeMarcus Cousins

Northern Michigan News

Cavaliers enter an interesting offseason

Once Irving finished answering questions, Cleveland's All-Star point guard quickly left the locker room.

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Related Topix: Sports, Cleveland Cavaliers, Dion Waiters, NBA Players

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.

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

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)

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

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.

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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

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.

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

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.

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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

Ledger-Enquirer.com

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.

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

Wed Apr 16, 2014

Canada.com

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.

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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

Sunherald.com

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.

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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.

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

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