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41 min ago | WHNZ-AM Tampa

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 Basketball, NBA Players, Brent Barry, Boston Celtics

4 hrs ago | The Chronicle Herald

What's next for Raptors?

The Raptors wrap up their record-breaking regular season tonight at New York, and won't know until post-game who'll they'll face in the playoffs.


Related Topix: Sports, Toronto Raptors, NBA Basketball, Kyle Lowry, DeMar DeRozan, Amir Johnson, NBA Players, Charlotte Bobcats, Washington Wizards

8 hrs ago | The Miami Herald

Timberwolves coach Rick Adelman might walk away with little fanfare

Twenty-five years and 1,042 victories since he coached his first NBA game, the Timberwolves' Rick Adelman is expected to walk away from the sidelines after Wednesday's regular-season finale into retirement and toward a place in the Basketball Hall of Fame.


Related Topix: Sports, Minnesota Timberwolves, NBA Basketball, Kevin Love, Kevin Martin, Oklahoma City Thunder, NBA Players, Terry Porter, Vlade Divac, Clyde Drexler

Tue Apr 15, 2014

Merced Sun-Star

Recap: Brooklyn vs. New York

Tim Hardaway Jr. scored 16 points to lead the New York Knicks to a 109-98 win over the Brooklyn Nets.


Related Topix: Sports, New York Knicks, NBA Basketball, Tim Hardaway Jr., NBA Players, Los Angeles Lakers, Toure' Murry, Oklahoma City Thunder, Cole Aldrich, Phoenix Suns, Denver Nuggets, Shannon Brown, J.R. Smith

New Orleans Pelicans vs. Houston Rockets preview

Houston Rockets guard James Harden has the ball stripped away by New Orleans Pelicans center Alexis Ajinca on April 12 in Houston.


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

Trail Blazers vs. Rockets: What are your initial thoughts about the series?: Open thread

The Portland Trail Blazers are back in the playoffs for the first time since 2011, and the Western Conference's No.


Related Topix: Sports, NBA Basketball, Dwight Howard, Los Angeles Lakers, Oklahoma City Thunder, Orlando Magic, NBA Players, James Harden


Lillard, Adidas sign $100M deal

Adidas signed Portland Trail Blazers point guard Damian Lillard to the third-largest shoe and apparel contract in the NBA, a deal that could net the second-year start $100 million over 10 years.


Related Topix: Sports, Portland Trail Blazers, NBA Basketball, Damian Lillard, NBA Players, Chicago Bulls, Derrick Rose

WSYR-AM Syracuse

The Grizzlies clinched the West's final playoff berth by beating, and eliminating, the Suns

The Memphis Grizzlies clinched their fourth straight playoff berth on Monday night, earning a 97-91 road win over the Phoenix Suns that locked up the final available postseason spot in this year's historically competitive Western Conference.


Related Topix: Sports, Phoenix Suns, NBA Basketball, Memphis Grizzlies, NBA Players, Channing Frye, Los Angeles Clippers, Goran Dragic, Miles Plumlee, Indiana Pacers, Eric Bledsoe


Nothin' but Net: Coaches headed to the unemployment line

It's as inevitable as the sunrise and in some cases truly warranted. We could debate the merits of firing these men, but let's deal in realities.


Related Topix: Sports, New York Knicks, NBA Basketball, Jason Kidd, Raymond Felton, Rasheed Wallace, Denver Nuggets, Portland Trail Blazers, Dallas Mavericks, NBA Players, J.R. Smith, Boston Celtics, Los Angeles Lakers, Derek Fisher, Oklahoma City Thunder

Mon Apr 14, 2014

Daily Dispatch

Douglas-Roberts lifts Bobcats past Hawks at buzzer

One team was motivated by the goal of dodging the Miami Heat in the first round of the playoffs.


Related Topix: Sports, Atlanta Hawks, Charlotte Bobcats, NBA Basketball, Lou Williams, DeMarre Carroll, Philadelphia 76ers, Kyle Korver, Denver Nuggets, Utah Jazz, Chicago Bulls, Pero Antic, NBA Players, Memphis Grizzlies

Heat lose 114-93 to Wizards; Pacers get top seed

ALEX BRANDON/ASSOCIATED PRESSMiami Heat guard Dwyane Wade shoots over Washington Wizards forward Trevor Ariza in the first half of an NBA basketball game, Monday, in Washington.


Related Topix: Sports, Miami Heat, NBA Basketball, Washington Wizards, Trevor Ariza, New Orleans Hornets, NBA Players, Toney Douglas, Phoenix Suns, Michael Beasley, New York Knicks, Minnesota Timberwolves, Dwyane Wade

WLUK-TV Green Bay

Bucks clinch NBAa s worst record with loss to Raptors

Greivis Vasquez scored 25 points, Kyle Lowry had 24 and the Toronto Raptors set a franchise record with their 48th win, beating the Milwaukee Bucks 110-100 on Monday night.


Related Topix: Sports, Toronto Raptors, NBA Basketball, Milwaukee Bucks, Indiana Pacers, Tyler Hansbrough, Kyle Lowry, DeMar DeRozan, New Orleans Hornets, Greivis Vasquez, NBA Players, Memphis Grizzlies

Kings' Cousins suspended for 16th technical foul

The NBA announced Monday that it upheld his 16th technical foul of the season. Players and coaches are suspended one game without pay when they reach 16 technical fouls.


Related Topix: Sports, NBA Basketball, Miami Heat, Patrick Beverley, NBA Players

The Washington Post

Bulls sign F Greg Smith, waive Shengelia

The Chicago Bulls have signed forward signed forward Greg Smith for the remainder of the season and waived Tornike Shengelia.


Related Topix: Sports, Tornike Shengelia, Greg Smith, NBA Basketball, Chicago Bulls, NBA Players

Sports Network

Rockets aim for rare season sweep of Spurs

The Rockets go for a rare season sweep of the Spurs when the two Southwest Division foes tangle Monday at the Toyota Center.


Related Topix: Sports, NBA Basketball, San Antonio Spurs, Chandler Parsons, Dwight Howard, Los Angeles Lakers, Oklahoma City Thunder, Patrick Beverley, Orlando Magic, Miami Heat, NBA Players, James Harden

Raptors Republic

Raptors Fantasy Forecast, April 13 - The Finish Line

Ed's Note: Glen Hogarth will be guiding you through the ins and outs of fantasy basketball from a Raptors and NBA perspective.


Related Topix: Sports, Toronto Raptors, NBA Basketball, Kyle Lowry, Jonas Valanciunas, DeMar DeRozan, Terrence Ross, Patrick Patterson, NBA Players

Grizzlies beat Lakers 102-90; stay in playoff hunt

Marc Gasol added 18 points and 15 rebounds and Mike Miller had 13 points for the Grizzlies, who head to Phoenix for a showdown with the Suns on Monday night.


Related Topix: Sports, Los Angeles Lakers, NBA Basketball, Memphis Grizzlies, Philadelphia 76ers, Phoenix Suns, Jodie Meeks, Wesley Johnson, Minnesota Timberwolves, NBA Players, Jordan Hill, Mike Miller, Miami Heat

Sun Apr 13, 2014

NewsOn6 Tulsa

Out-Paced: Thunder Falls To Indiana

To say the Indiana Pacers have struggled lately would be a bit of an understatement.


Related Topix: Sports, Indiana Pacers, NBA Basketball, Ian Mahinmi, Dallas Mavericks, NBA Players, David West, Phoenix Suns, C.J. Watson, Luis Scola, New Orleans Hornets, Paul George, Chicago Bulls

CBS Local

Raptors Blow Lead But Still Beat Pistons 116-107

DeMar DeRozan scored 14 of his 30 points in the fourth quarter, and the Toronto Raptors tied a franchise record for victories with a 116-107 win over the Detroit Pistons on Sunday.


Related Topix: Sports, Toronto Raptors, NBA Basketball, Detroit Pistons, Jonas Valanciunas, Tony Mitchell, Sacramento Kings, Greg Monroe, Patrick Patterson, NBA Players

Bulls bring back Brewer

Most Bulls fans were upset, when after the 2011-2012 season, management chose to break up the bench, known to fans as the Bench Mob, either through trades, or by letting them leave through free agency.


Related Topix: Sports, NBA Basketball, Chicago Bulls, Jimmy Butler, Tony Snell, NBA Players, Omer Asik, Ronnie Brewer, New York Knicks