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39 min ago | New York Daily News

Celebs weighing in on Israel-Gaza conflict

The conflict between Israel and Hamas is lighting up the skies over Gaza - but now a new weapon of mass destruction has joined the air war.

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3 hrs ago | CBS Local

Mavs' Preseason Slate Opens Vs. Rockets

The Dallas Mavericks have a full slate of preseason games, all aligned for the purpose of preparing the team for the 2014-15 regular season.

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Related Topix: Sports, Dallas Mavericks, NBA Basketball, Chandler Parsons, NBA Players, Memphis Grizzlies, Vince Carter, Orlando Magic, Jameer Nelson

6 hrs ago | Mavs Moneyball

Dallas Mavericks to open preseason against the Rockets

The Mavericks released their full preseason schedule this morning via the CyberDust app.

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

8 hrs ago | International Business Times

NBA News: Sacramento Kings Acquire Omri Casspi at League Minimum

The Sacramento Kings have reportedly signed Israeli forward Omri Casspi at a league minimum deal, a reliable league source disclosed on Thursday.

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13 hrs ago | The Washington Post

Very short musical starring Jeremy Lin is also very odd

Jeremy Lin appears in a couple of filmed song-and-dance routines, neither of which seem to have anything to do with him joining the Lakers.

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Wed Jul 30, 2014

The Post Game

L.A. Lakers Guard Jeremy Lin Showcases His Many Talents In A New Viral Video

No stranger to the spotlight, the 25-year-old point guard has been adjusting to his new surroundings since signing with the Los Angeles Lakers last week.

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Related Topix: Sports, Los Angeles Lakers, NBA Basketball, Jeremy Lin, NBA Players

USA Today

Lin stars in parody video about going Hollywood

Jeremy Lin is going Hollywood - literally - after heading to the Lakers and he stars in a new YouTube video about his new life in California.

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Related Topix: Sports, Los Angeles Lakers, Jeremy Lin, NBA Basketball, NBA Players

BleacherReport

How Marcus Smart Can Reinforce, Not Replace Rajon Rondo with Boston Celtics

It's a bit unusual for a team tattered with as many holes as the Boston Celtics to use its lottery pick to fill the same position already occupied by a franchise player in his prime.

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Related Topix: Sports, NBA Basketball, Boston Celtics, Rajon Rondo, Marcus Smart, NBA Players, Oklahoma City Thunder

Raptors Rapture

"Jonas Valanciunas goes to the line" - is that good for Raptors?

May 4, 2014; Toronto, Ontario, CAN; Brooklyn Nets guard Shaun Livingston and forward Mirza Teletovic defend against Toronto Raptors center Jonas Valanciunas in the first half of game seven of the first round of the 2014 NBA Playoffs at the Air Canada Centre.

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Related Topix: Sports, Toronto Raptors, NBA Basketball, Jonas Valanciunas, NBA Players, Terrence Ross, Dwight Howard

TMZ.com

NBA Player Omri Casspi -- Visits Israeli Troops ... Brings Basketballs

Sacramento Kings player Omri Casspi visited Israeli soldiers ... and brought basketballs.

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BleacherReport

Early Win-Loss Predictions for Los Angeles Lakers Next Season

Saying they struck out may be a bit harsh, as they did scrape some decent value out of the bargain bin - let's call it a bloop single.

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

NEWS.com.au

The tweets that shocked millions

POP STARS and professional athletes are going public with strong views about Gaza, putting their relations with fans on the line while stirring up a social media frenzy.

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Tue Jul 29, 2014

BleacherReport

Are Houston Rockets Still a Top-4 Western Conference Team?

As they continue to work through an NBA offseason that was once dressed in promise and optimism and grand ambitions but is now steeped in disappointment, it's a fair question.

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

Thunderous Intentions

James Harden's "Big Head" Is The Reason He's In Houston

The Rockets thought they'd completed the deal of a lifetime when the Thunder decided to pull the trigger on the trade that sent James Harden, Cole Aldrich, Daequan Cook, and Lazar Hayward to Houston in exchange for Kevin Martin, Jeremy Lamb, and 3 draft picks.

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Related Topix: Sports, NBA Basketball, NBA Players, James Harden, Dwight Howard, Oklahoma City Thunder, Jeremy Lamb, Kevin Durant

The Dream Shake

Rockets News: Trevor Ariza to wear number one; Isaiah Canaan switches to zero

LeBron returns to Cleveland and the number 23. Trevor Ariza returns to the Rockets and the number 1. That means Ariza will play like LeBron, right? This is where the basketball news cycle is at now.

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Related Topix: Sports, NBA Basketball, Washington Wizards, Trevor Ariza, NBA Players, Isaiah Canaan, James Harden, New Orleans Hornets

BleacherReport

Magic Johnson: 'It Messes Up My Whole Year When the Lakers Are Not Successful'

Dating back to their 1947 establishment in Minneapolis, the Los Angeles Lakers have won an NBA championship roughly once every four years.

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

The Smoking Cuban

Figuring out the Mavericks' rotation

Apr 26, 2014; Dallas, TX, USA; Dallas Mavericks head coach Rick Carlisle speaks to Dallas Mavericks guard Vince Carter and forward Brandan Wright and guard Jose Calderon and forward Dirk Nowitzki and Dallas Mavericks guard Monta Ellis during a timeout against the San Antonio Spurs in game three of the first round of the 2014 NBA Playoffs at ... (more)

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Related Topix: Sports, Dallas Mavericks, NBA Basketball, NBA Players, Brandan Wright, Monta Ellis, Chandler Parsons, Dirk Nowitzki, Gal Mekel

The Smoking Cuban

Off the Bench Forwards for Mavericks

Perhaps only the Cleveland Cavaliers, the new old new team for the LeBron James , have had a better offseason than the Dallas Mavericks.

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

Silicon Alley Insider

NBA's Not-So-Free Agency Continues To Screw The Best Players

Most of the NBA's major free agents have signed new contracts and the biggest take-home lesson is that it sucks to be an elite player in the NBA.

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My FOX LA

Lakers Finally Confirm Byron Scott Is New Head Coach

The Lakers finally made the long-anticipated announcement in a news release. Scott will be introduced at a news conference Tuesday at the Lakers' training complex.

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

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