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1 min ago | Los Angeles Times

Lakers officially choose not to stretch out Steve Nash's salary

The 40-year-old point guard is heading into his third year with the team, earning $9.7 million for the 2014-15 season.

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Related Topix: Sports, Los Angeles Lakers, NBA Basketball, Steve Nash, Jeremy Lin, NBA Players, Nick Young, Chicago Bulls

1 min ago | Mavs Moneyball

MMB Trial Post: Get excited about Al-Farouq Aminu, leading a Dallas youth movement

Manager's note: This week, we will be publishing trial posts from our MMB finalists.

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

2 hrs ago | NBC Dallas

FIBA Gives Sneak Peek at Possible Future Maverick

JANUARY 30: Petteri Koponen # 6 of Virtus Canadian Solar Bologna looks on during the LegaBasket Serie A match between Virtus Canadian Solar Bologna and Enel Brindisi at Futurshow Station on January 30, 2011 in Bologna, Italy.

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Related Topix: Sports, Dallas Mavericks, NBA Basketball, Chandler Parsons, Raymond Felton, New York Knicks, Devin Harris, Gal Mekel, NBA Players

6 hrs ago | BleacherReport

Houston Rockets' PR Problems Won't Overshadow Basketball Promise

After whiffing in their pursuit of Chris Bosh , losing Chandler Parsons to the rival Dallas Mavericks and shipping off key rotation players Jeremy Lin and , snatching up James Harden and Dwight Howard when few people thought either would leave their teams.

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Related Topix: Sports, NBA Basketball, Dwight Howard, Yao Ming, NBA Players, James Harden, Dallas Mavericks

Mon Sep 01, 2014

GantDaily.com

Kings to trade point guard Jason Terry to Rockets

Sacramento, CA, United States - The Sacramento Kings will be sending point guard Jason Terry to the Houston Rockets for a group of players with non-guaranteed contracts to create bigger cap space and roster flexibility.

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Related Topix: Sports, Sacramento Kings, NBA Basketball, Jason Terry, NBA Players, Reggie Evans, Cleveland Cavaliers, Robert Covington, Alonzo Gee

Chicago Sun-Times

Derrick Rose has no pain in Spain

Two games into FIBA World Cup pool play, and the face of the Bulls franchise is without a noticeable limp.

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Related Topix: Sports, NBA Basketball, Chicago Bulls, Derrick Rose, NBA Players, Los Angeles Lakers, Pau Gasol, Kenneth Faried, Denver Nuggets, James Harden

Swarm and Sting

Team USA vs. New Zealand preview

Aug 22, 2014; New York, NY, USA; United States guard James Harden dunks against Puerto Rico during the fourth quarter of a game at Madison Square Garden.

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Related Topix: Sports, NBA Basketball, NBA Players, James Harden, Kenneth Faried, Denver Nuggets, Anthony Davis, Omer Asik, Derrick Rose, Chicago Bulls, Kirk Penney

The Dream Shake

FIBA World Cup 2014 GameThread No.3: USA vs. New Zealand

FIBA World Cup 2014 results: USA wins, France-Serbia goes down to the wire - SBNation.com The Americans finally figured out Turkey, but the game of the day was played between France and Serbia in the group of death.

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Related Topix: Sports, NBA Basketball

The Dream Shake

Reliving the Dwightmare: A Social Media Retrospective

I'm not a big fan of Twitter. That's not to say I dislike it- I just don't have an active presence there.

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

Sporting News

Where could the Boston Celtics trade Rajon Rondo?

Rajon Rondo reportedly wants out of Boston . Left behind as the final member of a core group for last decade's Celtics, Rondo's ACL injury left him sidelined last year as the team struggled.

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Related Topix: Sports, NBA Basketball, Boston Celtics, Rajon Rondo, NBA Players, Marcus Smart, Patrick Beverley

Lake Show Life

Rajon Rondo to Lakers?

Mar 28, 2014; Toronto, Ontario, CAN; Boston Celtics guard Rajon Rondo dribbles out of his own half against the Toronto Raptors at Air Canada Centre.

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Related Topix: Sports, Los Angeles Lakers, NBA Basketball, Boston Celtics, Rajon Rondo, NBA Players, Steve Nash, Jeremy Lin, Jordan Clarkson

Sun Aug 31, 2014

Inside Bay Area

Sports digest: U.S. struggles before putting away Turkey

Kenneth Faried scored 22 points, Anthony Davis all of his 19 in the second half, and the U.S. rebounded from a rare deficit at halftime to beat Turkey 98-77 on Sunday in the Basketball World Cup in Bilbao, Spain.

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Related Topix: Sports, Diana Taurasi, Summer Olympic, Olympics, Summer Olympics, Olympic Basketball, NBA Basketball, NBA Players, James Harden, Derrick Rose, Chicago Bulls, Golden State Warriors

BleacherReport

USA vs. Turkey: Score and Twitter Reaction for FIBA World Cup 2014

The USA men's basketball team encountered a difficult hurdle in Sunday's 2014 FIBA World Cup game against a composed Turkey squad.

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Related Topix: Sports, Anthony Davis, NBA Basketball, NBA Players, Omer Asik, Indiana Pacers, Roy Hibbert, Sacramento Kings, Kyrie Irving, Cleveland Cavaliers, DeMarcus Cousins

Examiner.com

Houston Rockets Francisco Garcia pours in 29 points as Dominican Republic wins

NBA veteran Francisco Garcia scored a game-high 29 points to lead the Dominica Republic to a 73-63 victory over New Zealand in day two of the FIBA World Cup on Aug. 31. Garcia was 11-of 15 from the field and 5-of-7 from beyond the arc.

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Related Topix: Sports, NBA Basketball, NBA Players, Francisco Garcia

A Royal Pain

Sacramento Kings trade Jason Terry to Rockets for Alonzo Gee

Apr 12, 2014; Cleveland, OH, USA; Cleveland Cavaliers forward Alonzo Gee dunks in the fourth quarter against the Brooklyn Nets at Quicken Loans Arena.

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Related Topix: Sports, Jason Terry, Sacramento Kings, NBA Basketball, NBA Players, Cleveland Cavaliers, Alonzo Gee

Houston Chronicle

Rockets reach agreement on trade for Jason Terry

Seeking a veteran guard depth for their young, retooled bench, the Rockets will acquire guard Jason Terry, a long-time Rockets nemesis from his days with the Mavericks, from the Sacramento Kings, a person with knowledge of the deal confirmed on Sunday.

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Related Topix: Sports, Jason Terry, Sacramento Kings, NBA Basketball, NBA Players, Josh Powell, Scotty Hopson, Cleveland Cavaliers, Alonzo Gee

Boston Celtics

Rumor: Rajon Rondo reportedly "wants out" and a trade "will happen," according to Jackie MacMullan

Jackie MacMullan said in a video posted Wednesday by ESPN's Around the Horn that Boston Celtics captain Rajon Rondo "wants out" and that a trade "will happen."

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Related Topix: Sports, Rajon Rondo, NBA Basketball, NBA Players, Boston Celtics, Clint Capela, Alessandro Gentile

Alabama Live

DeMarcus Cousins helps United States crush Finland in FIBA World Cup opener

United States center Anthony Davis battles for the basketball with Antero Lehto of Finland during a Group C game against Finland in a FIBA World Cup game in Bilbao, Spain, on Saturday, Aug. 30, 2014.

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Related Topix: Sports, Sacramento Kings, NBA Basketball, NBA Players, DeMarcus Cousins, Anthony Davis, James Harden

NBA.com

Shootaround: Colangelo Confident

So much to watch as World Cup is finally here - The best basketball outside the NBA gets under way Saturday with the start of the World Cup in Spain.

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Related Topix: Sports, Summer Olympic, LeBron James, Olympics, Ricky Rubio (2008 Beijing Olympics), Summer Olympics, Olympic Basketball, Indiana Pacers, NBA Basketball, Kevin Love, Kevin Durant

FakeTeams

NBA Sleepers for the 2014/2015 Season

It's that time of year again: The year you will finally win your league. You got to the Finals last year.

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Related Topix: Sports, Milwaukee Bucks, NBA Basketball, Phoenix Suns, Toronto Raptors, Philadelphia 76ers, Nerlens Noel, NBA Players

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