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1 hr ago | BleacherReport

Chandler Parsons Really, Really Loves Mark Cuban and Dirk Nowitzki

The cynics out there might say Chandler Parsons had about 46 million reasons to sign the Dallas Mavericks ' offer sheet this summer, but to hear the small forward tell it, the two most persuasive factors had nothing to do with money.

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Related Topix: Sports, NBA Basketball, Chandler Parsons, Dallas Mavericks, Dirk Nowitzki, NBA Players, Dwight Howard

5 hrs ago | ABS-CBN News

The Lost Home Stand

Who do we blame? It's an ugly human trait, something that Filipinos are often accused of doing way too often rather than admit guilt.

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Related Topix: Sports, Indiana Pacers, NBA Basketball, Summer Olympic, Olympic Basketball, Kobe Bryant, Olympics, Summer Olympics, Kevin Durant, Los Angeles Lakers, Derrick Rose, Chicago Bulls, NBA Players, Opinion

9 hrs ago | Portland Tribune

Summer of Love: Winners and losers

It's hard to grade the winners and losers of the NBA's summer marketplace without knowing where Kevin Love lands.

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Related Topix: Sports, NBA Basketball, Cleveland Cavaliers, Dallas Mavericks, Chicago Bulls, Phoenix Suns, New Jersey Nets

11 hrs ago | Hardwood Paroxysm

Be Quick, But Don't Hurry - Have the Pelicans Botched Rebuilding around Anthony Davis?

When Tom Benson stepped in to buy the rudderless New Orleans Hornets from the NBA in the spring of 2012, he had no idea the basketball gods would favor his new franchise with the number one overall pick.

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Related Topix: Sports, New Orleans Hornets, NBA Basketball, Washington Wizards, Phoenix Suns, NBA Players, Emeka Okafor

Wed Jul 23, 2014

International Business Times

Eric Bledsoe To Lakers in Potential Sign-and-Trade Deal; Rondo To Rockets Re-Emerges

Lakers are reportedly brewing a sign-and-trade deal for restricted free-agent point guard Eric Bledsoe, multiple sources reported on Tuesday.

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Related Topix: Sports, NBA Basketball, Jeremy Lin, NBA Players, Chandler Parsons, Omer Asik, Donatas Motiejunas, Terrence Jones

KHOU-TV Houston

Howard: Parsons' absence won't affect Rockets

Dwight Howard doesn't believe the departure of Chandler Parsons will have a major impact on the Houston Rockets' title hopes next season.

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Related Topix: Sports, NBA Basketball, Chandler Parsons, Dwight Howard, Omer Asik, Omri Casspi, Jeremy Lin, NBA Players

Examiner.com

Quincy Acy, Kings rally late to defeat Rockets in NBA Summer League Championship

Former Baylor forward Quincy Acy and the Sacramento Kings rallied late to defeat the Houston Rockets, 77-68, in the 2014 NBA Summer League Championship game.

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Related Topix: Sports, Sacramento Kings, NBA Basketball, Quincy Acy, NBA Players, NCAA Basketball, NCAA Sports, Baylor University NCAA, Baylor Bears NCAA Basketball, Isaiah Canaan, Donatas Motiejunas

BleacherReport

Can Jeremy Lin Be the Long-Term Point Guard for Los Angeles Lakers?

For a guy who has been beloved at every stop in his brief career, Jeremy Lin has had a hard time finding an NBA home.

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Related Topix: Sports, Los Angeles Lakers, NBA Basketball, Kendall Marshall, NBA Players, Steve Nash, Kobe Bryant, Jordan Hill

Sports Media 101

Examining Bradley Beal's Chances to Make Team USA's World Cup Roster

Wizards 101 provides 24/7 obsessive sports coverage of the Washington Wizards as a part of Sports Media 101 .

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Related Topix: Sports, Washington Wizards, NBA Basketball, Bradley Beal, NBA Players, Golden State Warriors, Denver Nuggets

Arizona Desert Swarm

Nick Johnson to sign 3-year, guaranteed deal with Rockets

Arizona product Nick Johnson was the 42nd pick in the 2014 NBA Draft, but he's earned a three-year contract that reportedly is guaranteed.

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Related Topix: Sports, NCAA Basketball, NCAA Sports, University of Arizona NCAA, Arizona Wildcats NCAA Basketball, Nick Johnson, NBA Basketball

International Business Times

NBA Prevents Players from Participating in 'Last Home Stand'...

Basketball fans in the Philippines went home disappointed after NBA players refused to play in a scheduled exhibition game against the Philippine national team on Tuesday.

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Related Topix: Sports, Toronto Raptors, Miami Heat, San Antonio Spurs, NBA Basketball, Detroit Pistons, NBA Players, Kawhi Leonard

Tue Jul 22, 2014

Sacramento Bee Newspaper

Ailene Voisin: Former King Omri Casspi tries to make sense of Gaza conflict

Former King Omri Casspi says incoming rockets have residents on edge near his boyhood home in a Tel Aviv suburb.

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Related Topix: Sports, NBA Basketball, Sacramento Kings, Omri Casspi, NBA Players, Jason Thompson, Dwight Howard

Houston Chronicle

Former Rockets fan favorite lands with Bulls

Brooks and Kirk Hinrich, who re-signed with the team on Monday, are expected to serve as backups to 2010-11 NBA MVP Derrick Rose, who has been limited to just 10 games over the past two seasons due to knee injuries.

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Related Topix: Sports, NBA Basketball, Chicago Bulls, Jordan Hamilton, NBA Players, Derrick Rose, Kirk Hinrich

Mavs Moneyball

Three days of chaos: the Chandler Parsons story through Twitter

For three agonizing days, the MMB staff, fellow DFW media and fans all had to sweat out Chandler Parsons restricted free agency.

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Related Topix: Sports, NBA Basketball, Chandler Parsons, NBA Players, Dallas Mavericks, Vince Carter, Dwight Howard, James Harden

BleacherReport

Lakers Rumors: Trade for Eric Bledsoe Wouldn't Be Right Move for Team's Future

The Lakers were able to make a trade earlier this offseason with the Houston Rockets for Jeremy Lin and a first-round pick in 2015.

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Related Topix: Sports, Los Angeles Lakers, NBA Basketball, Kobe Bryant, NBA Players, Pau Gasol, Phoenix Suns, Eric Bledsoe

BleacherReport

Best Potential Veteran Minimum Free-Agent Options for Houston Rockets

Now that the big names are off the market, the Houston Rockets should fill out the rest of their roster with cheap veterans.

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Related Topix: Sports, NBA Basketball, Chandler Parsons, NBA Players, Dwight Howard, Omer Asik, Patrick Beverley, Robert Covington

Lake Show Life

Who Will Start at PG for the Lakers?

Apr 30, 2014; Houston, TX, USA; Houston Rockets guard Jeremy Lin celebrates after making a three-pointer during the fourth quarter against the Portland Trail Blazers in game five of the first round of the 2014 NBA Playoffs at Toyota Center.

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Related Topix: Sports, Los Angeles Lakers, NBA Basketball, Steve Nash, NBA Players, Jeremy Lin, Patrick Beverley

Mon Jul 21, 2014

Sactown Royalty

Kings 77, Rockets 68: The Kings are Crowned

Sure it's only Summer League, but it's still a testament to the hard work these young guys have put in these past two weeks.

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Related Topix: Sports, Sacramento Kings, NBA Basketball, Ben McLemore, Ray McCallum, NBA Players, Jared Cunningham, Isaiah Canaan

BleacherReport

Why Lakers Fans Should Cherish Kobe Bryant's 2014-15 Campaign

Enjoy the next chapter of Kobe Bryant 's career, Los Angeles Lakers fans, because, for one last time, it's going to feel familiar.

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Related Topix: Sports, Los Angeles Lakers, NBA Basketball, Kobe Bryant, NBA Players, Pau Gasol, Nick Young, Dwight Howard

Denver Stiffs

2014 NBA Free Agency: Denver Nuggets lose Jan Vesely, Aaron Brooks

The free agent period is slowing down and the Nuggets are still in the market for a third point guard, but they lost out on one of their veteran players.

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Related Topix: Sports, NBA Basketball, Denver Nuggets, Aaron Brooks, NBA Players, Jan Vesely, Chicago Bulls

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