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1 hr ago | Rochester Democrat and Chronicle

Lakers work out former draft bust Michael Beasley

Los Angeles Lakers work out Michael Beasley, 7 others Michael Beasley could help the Lakers at a thin small forward position.

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

2 hrs ago | Detroit Bad Boys

Gigi leads Italy to Qualify for Eurobasket 2015

Beating Switzerland comfortably 80-65, the Italian National team punched its ticket to Eurobasket 2015 and a 3-1 record in the 2nd round qualifier.

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Related Topix: Sports, Timofey Mozgov, NBA Basketball, NBA Players, Denver Nuggets, Cleveland Cavaliers, Sergey Karasev, Clint Capela

4 hrs ago | BleacherReport

What to Expect from Every Los Angeles Lakers Player in 2014-15

The Los Angeles Lakers have a new look entering the 2014-15 NBA season with players such as Julius Randle, Carlos Boozer and Jeremy Lin officially on board.

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Related Topix: Sports, Los Angeles Lakers, NBA Basketball, Julius Randle, NBA Players, Jeremy Lin, Ryan Kelly, Robert Sacre, Jordan Clarkson

8 hrs ago | University of Toledo

Rockets Open Season at Gold & Blue Player's Challenge in Morgantown, WV

The Toledo volleyball team will open its 2014 campaign this weekend when it travels to Morgantown, WV to take part in the Gold & Blue Player's Challenge.

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8 hrs ago | The Washington Post

Harden evolving into leader

James Harden was going up for a layup. Paul George was going up to contest the shot.

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Related Topix: Sports, NBA Basketball, Summer Olympic, Olympic Basketball, James Harden, Olympics, NBA Players, Summer Olympics, Indiana Pacers, Paul George, Oklahoma City Thunder, Chris Bosh (2008 Beijing Olympics)

10 hrs ago | Houston Chronicle

Kevin Lovea s challenge, James Hardena s shot and the rising expectations they share

By the time the deal was official, the trade of Kevin Love to Cleveland for the past two No.

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Related Topix: Sports, Minnesota Timberwolves, NBA Basketball, Kevin Love, NBA Players, Miami Heat, James Harden

14 hrs ago | Hardwood Houdini

Team USA Player Profile: Anthony Davis

Aug 1, 2014; Las Vegas, NV, USA; USA Team White forward Chandler Parsons shoots the ball against the defense of USA Team Blue center Anthony Davis during the USA Basketball Showcase at Thomas & Mack Center.

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15 hrs ago | BleacherReport

Why James Harden and Dwight Howard Are Under Enormous Pressure to Win Now

As the self-proclaimed "cornerstones" of the Houston Rockets , the pressure is on Dwight Howard and James Harden to take the team to another level immediately.

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Related Topix: Sports, NBA Basketball, Dwight Howard, NBA Players, James Harden, Donatas Motiejunas, Washington Wizards, Trevor Ariza

16 hrs ago | BleacherReport

NBA Rumors: Latest Buzz on Rajon Rondo, Ramon Sessions and More

The dust from the three-team Kevin Love-Andrew Wiggins trade may be clearing, but that doesn't mean there's a shortage of rumors surrounding the NBA this late in the offseason.

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Related Topix: Sports, NBA Basketball, Boston Celtics, Milwaukee Bucks, Miami Heat, Rajon Rondo, NBA Players, Ramon Sessions

21 hrs ago | BleacherReport

USA Basketball vs Slovenia: Live Score and Highlights

The now 12-man squad boasts an impressive platoon of point guards, including former MVP Derrick Rose , Stephen Curry and Under head coach Mike Krzyzewski's leadership, Team USA has made short work of its exhibition competition, and Slovenia may be in store for similar treatment.

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Related Topix: Sports, NBA Basketball

Tue Aug 26, 2014

Mavs Moneyball

Positional Strength: How the Maverick 2-guards compare in the Western Conference

Editor's note: This is part two of a five-part series breaking down the Mavericks at each position, as compared to the rest of the Western Conference.

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Related Topix: Sports, Dallas Mavericks, NBA Basketball, NBA Players, Devin Harris, Monta Ellis, Utah Jazz, Richard Jefferson, Phoenix Suns

Lake Show Life

Franchise Altering Trade on the Horizon?

Jul 24, 2014; El Segundo, CA, USA; Los Angeles Lakers general manager Mitch Kupchak during a press conference at theToyota Sports Center.

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Related Topix: Sports, Los Angeles Lakers, NBA Basketball, Jeremy Lin, Julius Randle, NBA Players, Steve Nash, Cleveland Cavaliers

Houston Chronicle

Rockets championship odds (16-1) ranks sixth best. Place your bets?

The release of championship odds really does not qualify as news, but they do remove emotion from the discussions, a task that has been difficult for many in the heat of summer roster shuffling.

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Related Topix: Sports, NBA Basketball, Dwight Howard, Washington Wizards, Trevor Ariza, Terrence Jones, NBA Players, James Harden, Dallas Mavericks

The Arizona Republic

James Harden turns 25; his beard turns 5

Rockets guard James Harden turns 25; his beard turns 5 Houston Rockets guard and former Arizona State star James Harden turned 25 on Tuesday.

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Mavs Moneyball

Five Out: Cuban: "Every bit of me wanted to kick [Daryl Morey's] a**"

Mark Cuban makes it personal with Daryl Morey, Parsons and Ellis make some lists, and the Mavs Dancers dance.

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

Ridiculous Upside

Is Isaiah Canaan Ready To Be The Houston Rockets' Backup Point Guard?

With Jeremy Lin no longer with the Houston Rockets, Isaiah Canaan will be thrusted into the backup point guard role next season.

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Related Topix: Sports, NBA Basketball, Isaiah Canaan, NBA Players, Troy Daniels, Washington Wizards, Trevor Ariza, James Harden, Robert Covington

MSNBC

Report: Rockets and Ramon Sessions interested in sign-and-trade with Bucks

It's the bench that could really use work, including point guard. Houston downgraded from Jeremy Lin at backup one to recently signed Ish Smith and unproven Isaiah Canaan , neither of whom are proven rotation players.

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Related Topix: Sports, NBA Basketball, Milwaukee Bucks, Josh Powell, Isaiah Canaan, Cleveland Cavaliers, NBA Players, Robert Covington, Alonzo Gee

BleacherReport

Biggest Losers of the 2014 NBA Offseason

It seems like it was just yesterday we were waiting on LeBron James' announcement to head back to the Cleveland Cavaliers, but believe it or not, that was well over a month ago.

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Related Topix: Sports, NBA Basketball, New Jersey Nets, Washington Wizards, Miami Heat, Cleveland Cavaliers, Detroit Pistons

Mon Aug 25, 2014

BleacherReport

One Bold Prediction for Top 20 NBA Stars Heading into 2014-15

As the 2014-15 NBA season fast approaches, it's time to project how the league's most prominent superstars will fare when action tips off.

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

Lake Show Life

Lakers officially sign guard, Jordan Clarkson

Mar 14, 2014; Atlanta, GA, USA; Missouri Tigers guard Jordan Clarkson drives the ball past Florida Gators center Patric Young during the first half in the quarterfinals of the SEC college basketball tournament at Georgia Dome.

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Related Topix: Sports, Los Angeles Lakers, NBA Basketball, NBA Players, Jordan Clarkson, Steve Nash, Jeremy Lin, Julius Randle, University of Florida NCAA, NCAA Basketball, NCAA Sports, Florida Gators NCAA Basketball

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