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3 hrs ago | OhNoTheyDidnt

8 (4) celebrities that oppose Israel's assault on Gaza

Hollywood is not known as a bastion of pro-Palestinian sentiment. There has not been any hugely successful mainstream, major motion picture that accurately depicts the plight of Palestinians.

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Related Topix: Sports, Dwight Howard, NBA Basketball, NBA Players

5 hrs ago | My FOX LA

It's All Over But The Arguing In Sterling/Clippers Sale Trial

Only final arguments and a ruling remain in the trial to determine whether Donald Sterling's estranged wife can sell the Los Angeles Clippers to former Microsoft CEO Steve Ballmer for $2 billion.

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Related Topix: Sports, Los Angeles Clippers, NBA Basketball, Los Angeles Lakers, Jeremy Lin, NBA Players, Olympic Track And Field, Summer Olympic

9 hrs ago | Mavs Moneyball

Dominant Juggernaut or Scrappy Dark Horse: Which Mavericks team do you prefer?

Most people remember the championship team as the team that rallied from the Portland series and "caught lightning in a bottle" to propel them to the top of the NBA.

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Related Topix: Sports, Dallas Mavericks, NBA Basketball, Chandler Parsons, Tyson Chandler, Dirk Nowitzki, NBA Players, New York Knicks, Shawn Marion, Monta Ellis

13 hrs ago | International Business Times

Kendall Jenner Moves on with NBA Hunk Chandler Parsons, Harry Styles...

Kendall Jenner knows she cannot get Harry Styles back anymore. Reports of her wanting the 1D member back have been circulating for a while, but with Harry Styles becoming serious over Paige, Kendall herself dropped the chase.

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Related Topix: Sports, Dallas Mavericks, NBA Basketball, Chandler Parsons, NBA Players

Sun Jul 27, 2014

Deming Headlight

Byron Scott says he will be LA Lakers' new coach

The Los Angeles Lakers have waited nearly three months to hire a new coach, and they're apparently making Byron Scott wait a few more days.

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Related Topix: Sports, Los Angeles Lakers, NBA Basketball, Jeremy Lin, Kobe Bryant, Julius Randle, NBA Players, Xavier Henry, Nick Young

BleacherReport

Why Did Houston Rockets Give Up After Striking out on Chris Bosh?

After hitting home runs in the offseason of 2012 with James Harden and 2013 with Dwight Howard , the Houston Rockets went for a third.

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Related Topix: Sports, NBA Basketball, Dwight Howard, Terrence Jones, Patrick Beverley, NBA Players, Troy Daniels, James Harden

Blazers Edge

Blazers vs. Rockets: Instant Memories

Nostalgia. It's usually reserved for events of years past. Rasheed Wallace , Sabonis, Pippen and Mighty Mouse.

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Related Topix: Sports, NBA Basketball, Troy Daniels, NBA Players, James Harden, Portland Trail Blazers, Mo Williams, LaMarcus Aldridge

MSNBC

Donatas Motiejunas doesn't think Rockets should have paid Chandler Parsons James Harden money

James Harden signed what was then a max contract extension with the Rockets back on Halloween of 2012.

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Related Topix: Sports, NBA Basketball, NBA Players, James Harden, Donatas Motiejunas

Blazers Edge

Is Nicolas Batum a role player or a cornerstone?

Right now, Nicolas Batum seems to fulfill the status of "role player" on the Trail Blazers.

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Related Topix: Sports, Portland Trail Blazers, NBA Basketball, Nicolas Batum, NBA Players, LaMarcus Aldridge, Damian Lillard, Dallas Mavericks

WGN-TV Chicago

Bullsa Noah hosts basketball tournament to help at-risk youth

"Basketball is all I know," Joakim Noah said. "And I think that there's something very positive about the game."

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Related Topix: Sports, NBA Basketball, Chicago Bulls, Joakim Noah, NBA Players, Derrick Rose, Patrick Beverley

Lake Show Life

Byron Scott, Princeton, Harvard; All Linked

Byron Scott has been linked to the Princeton offense. He was an assistant coach for the Sacramento Kings between 1998-2000, right at the beginning of Rick Adelman's tenure implementing the Princeton offense.

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Related Topix: Vlade Divac, NBA Players, Sports, Los Angeles Lakers, NBA Basketball, Jeremy Lin, Kobe Bryant, Julius Randle, Jordan Hill

Sat Jul 26, 2014

BleacherReport

What Should Los Angeles Lakers Fans Expect from Byron Scott?

This decision comes as a surprise to, well, absolutely no one. The move ends a months-long dance between the Lakers and Scott, who interviewed with the team numerous times.

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Related Topix: Sports, Los Angeles Lakers, NBA Basketball, Steve Nash, Ryan Kelly, Jeremy Lin, Kobe Bryant, Julius Randle, NBA Players

Jerusalem Post

Casspi to become a Sacramento King again

Omri Casspi is set to finalize a one-year deal with the Sacramento Kings, returning to the team with which he began his NBA career.

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Related Topix: Sports, Sacramento Kings, NBA Basketball, Rudy Gay, NBA Players, DeMarcus Cousins

The Smoking Cuban

How important is the Chandler Parson's signing?

After striking out on the likes of Deron Williams and Dwight Howard over the last two seasons, and Carmelo Anthony and LeBron not real options for the Dallas Mavericks, it seemed like the team would once again strike out on the "Big Fish" and their top targets.

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Related Topix: Sports, NBA Basketball, Dwight Howard, NBA Players, Dallas Mavericks, Chandler Parsons, Shawn Marion

The Washington Post

Nowitzki, Hinrich highlight sneaky-good signings

By now, hundreds of thousands of words have been devoted to the biggest stars. I think I've seen more headlines about LeBron James' jersey number crowdsourcing effort than every move the Milwaukee Bucks have made this summer.

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Related Topix: Sports, Miami Heat, NBA Basketball, Cleveland Cavaliers, LeBron James, NBA Players, Dallas Mavericks, Chandler Parsons, Dirk Nowitzki

CultureMap

Jeremy Lin and Chandler Parsons dissing Rockets fools should learn...

New Houston Texans coach Bill O'Brien clearly won the staredown with Andre Johnson.

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Related Topix: Sports, NBA Basketball, NFL Football, Houston Texans, Andre Johnson, NFL Players, Dwight Howard, NBA Players, James Harden

BleacherReport

How a Kobe Bryant and Jeremy Lin Backcourt Can Work for LA Lakers

With nagging nerve issues plaguing both Steve Nash's productivity and activity, it's been a long time since the Los Angeles Lakers had a backcourt as skilled as the newly formed Kobe Bryant -Jeremy Lin tandem.

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Related Topix: Sports, Los Angeles Lakers, NBA Basketball, Jeremy Lin, Kobe Bryant, NBA Players, Steve Nash

Fri Jul 25, 2014

BleacherReport

Lakers' Gamble on Humbled Carlos Boozer Could Help End or Rebuild His Career

It'd be pretty funny if the Los Angeles Lakers made a token salary bid in the Carlos Boozer amnesty auction, assuming their offer at about half the average salary 't possibly be the best one for a guy who averaged 13.7 points and 8.3 rebounds in just 28 minutes for one of the league's better teams last season.

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Related Topix: Sports, Los Angeles Lakers, NBA Basketball, Steve Nash, Jeremy Lin, Kobe Bryant, Julius Randle, NBA Players, Jordan Hill

The Daily Breeze

Mark Whicker: Lakers coaching nightmare ends with offer to Byron Scott

But in this heat any breeze is welcome, and at least their defeated patrons can say, well, they could have done worse.

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Related Topix: Sports, Los Angeles Lakers, NBA Basketball, Jeremy Lin, Kobe Bryant, Julius Randle, NBA Players, Jordan Clarkson, Nick Young

BleacherReport

Dwight Howard, James Harden Adding Unneeded Pressure to Rockets' 2014-15 Season

Dwight Howard and James Harden aren't doing any favors for the Houston Rockets , who have already used the 2014 NBA offseason to slink further away from title contention.

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Related Topix: Sports, NBA Basketball, Dwight Howard, NBA Players, James Harden, Miami Heat, Los Angeles Lakers

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