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51 min ago | SFGate

James Harden Goes Into Brutal Shooting Slump, Calls Reporter A...

The Portland Trail Blazers took a 2-0 series lead on the Houston Rockets with a 112-105 win on Wednesday night.

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Related Topix: Sports, NBA Basketball, Houston Rockets, Oklahoma City Thunder, NBA Players, James Harden, Portland Trail Blazers, LaMarcus Aldridge, Dwight Howard, Orlando Magic

4 hrs ago | WTHR-TV Indianapolis

When Bosh steps up, Heat reap benefits

An Oregon county commission has ordered an incinerator to stop accepting boxed medical waste to generate electricity after learning the waste it's been burning may include tissue from aborted fetuses from... An Oregon county commission has ordered an incinerator to stop accepting boxed medical waste to generate electricity after learning the waste ... (more)

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Related Topix: Sports, Miami Heat, NBA Basketball, Dwyane Wade, LeBron James, Chris Bosh, NBA Players, Charlotte Bobcats, Josh McRoberts, Indiana Pacers, Orlando Magic

8 hrs ago | Inside Bay Area

Warriors must deal with Blake Griffin in NBA playoffs

The Warriors' first-round playoff series against the Los Angeles Clippers shifts to Oracle Arena for Game 3 on Thursday with Golden State searching for a way to slow Blake Griffin.

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Related Topix: Sports, Los Angeles Clippers, NBA Basketball, Golden State Warriors, Blake Griffin, NBA Players, Milwaukee Bucks, Klay Thompson, Andrew Bogut, Matt Barnes

Wed Apr 23, 2014

The Aiken Standard

McDaniels says he's ready for NBA

K.J. McDaniels wanted to play in the NBA from the time he first picked up a basketball.

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Related Topix: Sports, Clemson Tigers NCAA Basketball, NCAA Basketball, NCAA Sports, Clemson University NCAA, K.J McDaniels, Washington Wizards, NBA Basketball, Rod Hall, Milton Jennings

OregonLive.com

LaMarcus Aldridge powers Trail Blazers to stunning 2-0 lead over...

When LaMarcus Aldridge scanned his cell phone following yet another remarkable performance against the Houston Rockets, there was a special text message waiting for him from his oldest son Jaylen.

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Related Topix: Sports, Houston Rockets, NBA Basketball, Dwight Howard, Orlando Magic, NBA Players, Portland Trail Blazers, Omer Asik, Oklahoma City Thunder, Chicago Bulls, James Harden, LaMarcus Aldridge

The News Tribune

Aldridge's 43 lifts Blazers over Rockets 112-105

Aldridge continued his dominance against the Rockets, scoring 43 points to lift the Trail Blazers to a 112-105 victory and a 2-0 lead in the first-round playoff series.

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Related Topix: Sports, Portland Trail Blazers, NBA Basketball, Houston Rockets, LaMarcus Aldridge, NBA Players, Dwight Howard, Omer Asik, Oklahoma City Thunder, Orlando Magic, Chicago Bulls, James Harden

Sun-N-Gun

Goran Dragic wins NBA's Most Improved Player Award

Apr 9, 2014; New Orleans, LA, USA; Phoenix Suns guard Goran Dragic is defended by New Orleans Pelicans forward Darius Miller and forward Tyreke Evans as he goes up for a basket in the first quarter at Smoothie King Center.

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Related Topix: Sports, Phoenix Suns, NBA Basketball, Goran Dragic, Houston Rockets, NBA Players, Gerald Green, Indiana Pacers, New Jersey Nets, Markieff Morris, Dallas Mavericks

WTAE-TV Pittsburgh

Report: Pacers' Vogel 'coaching for his job'

Indiana Pacers coach Frank Vogel, despite a 56-win season that secured the No. 1 seed in the Eastern Conference, is "coaching for his job," ESPN.com reported Wednesday.

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Related Topix: Sports, Indiana Pacers, NBA Basketball, Philadelphia 76ers, Phoenix Suns, C.J. Watson, Luis Scola, Evan Turner, Houston Rockets, San Antonio Spurs, George Hill, Andrew Bynum, Chicago Bulls, NBA Players

News Observer

Sorensen: Heat's Battier makes extra effort, stays ready

He does what he always does, what he has since he played at Duke. Over and over he sprints, catches the ball and shoots, trying to simulate game conditions on the emptying American Airlines Arena court.

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Related Topix: Sports, Miami Heat, NBA Basketball, Shane Battier, NBA Players, Memphis Grizzlies, Houston Rockets, Charlotte Bobcats, Josh McRoberts, Indiana Pacers, Gerald Henderson, Orlando Magic

BleacherReport

3 Biggest Mistakes the Phoenix Suns Made This Season

The Phoenix Suns finished their 2013-14 campaign with a 48-34 record, which is certainly admirable considering the low expectations originally placed on the team.

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Related Topix: Sports, Phoenix Suns, NBA Basketball, NBA Players, Channing Frye, P.J. Tucker, Dallas Mavericks, Gerald Green, Indiana Pacers, New Jersey Nets

BleacherReport

The Biggest Takeaways from Los Angeles Lakers' 2013-14 Regular Season

Is there a chance that head coach Mike D'Antoni could actually return, despite seemingly endless vitriol from the fanbase? Lakers fans are searching for answers to a variety of questions after years of championship contention and a number of Larry O'Brien trophies, but they'll have to spend the next few months focusing on the biggest takeaways from ... (more)

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Related Topix: Sports, NBA Basketball, Kendall Marshall, Los Angeles Clippers, Golden State Warriors, Philadelphia 76ers, Washington Wizards, Phoenix Suns, NBA Players, Jodie Meeks, Pau Gasol, Kent Bazemore, Nick Young

Tue Apr 22, 2014

BleacherReport

What Houston Rockets Need from James Harden During NBA Playoffs

The long grind of the regular season is finally through, as James Harden and his Houston Rockets have reached the playoffs as the fourth seed out West.

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Related Topix: Sports, Houston Rockets, NBA Basketball, Oklahoma City Thunder, NBA Players, James Harden, Chandler Parsons, Dwight Howard, Orlando Magic, New York Knicks, Golden State Warriors, Jeremy Lin, Terrence Jones

The Charlotte Observer

Game 2 key for Bobcats: Michael Kidd-Gilchrist's ability to...

The Miami Heat's LeBron James is difficult to guard under any circumstances, but the Charlotte Bobcats' Michael Kidd-Gilchrist did a decent job in Game 1 of their NBA playoff series – until he got into foul trouble.

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Related Topix: Sports, Charlotte Bobcats, NBA Basketball, NBA Players, Michael Kidd-Gilchrist, Milwaukee Bucks, Josh McRoberts, Indiana Pacers, Gerald Henderson, Orlando Magic, Chris Douglas-Roberts, Jeff Taylor

ArizonaSports.com

Jeff Hornacek: We got it back to Phoenix Suns basketball

His players believed he deserved the honor and said as much as they cleaned out their lockers late last week.

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Related Topix: Sports, Phoenix Suns, NBA Basketball, Dallas Mavericks, Goran Dragic, Gerald Green, Indiana Pacers, New Jersey Nets, NBA Players, Houston Rockets

NewsOK.com

Mark Whicker: Tanks, but no tanks, NBA

The franchise of Julius Erving, Moses Malone and Wilt Chamberlain won 19 games and lost 63 this season.

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Related Topix: Sports, NBA Basketball, Chris Kaman, Phoenix Suns, Wesley Johnson, Minnesota Timberwolves, Los Angeles Clippers, New Orleans Hornets, Dallas Mavericks, NBA Players, Xavier Henry, Memphis Grizzlies

BleacherReport

Los Angeles Clippers Working to Shut Down Stephen Curry at All Costs

Stephen Curry becomes even smaller and weaker against two dedicated defenders, trying to throw passes while hoping not to fall out of bounds.

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Related Topix: Sports, Golden State Warriors, NBA Basketball, Stephen Curry, NBA Players, Los Angeles Clippers, San Antonio Spurs, Jackson, Soccer Players

The Oregonian

Blazers-Rockets: What TNT commentators said during and after Portland's Game 1 victory

The Trail Blazers and Houston Rockets return to work today after Sunday's scintillating Game 1 of their Western Conference series in which Portland pulled out a 122-120 victory at the Toyota Center.

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Related Topix: Sports, NBA Basketball, Houston Rockets, Miami Heat, Patrick Beverley, NBA Players, Oklahoma City Thunder, James Harden, Dwight Howard, Orlando Magic, Chandler Parsons, Terrence Jones

Mon Apr 21, 2014

Forbes.com

Weather Forecast for Lakers: Kobe Bryant Is Upset

Kobe Bryant was in Paris when his teammates were in El Segundo for exit interviews.

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Related Topix: Sports, NBA Basketball, Kobe Bryant, NBA Players, Steve Nash, Phoenix Suns, Pau Gasol, Carmelo Anthony, New York Knicks, Denver Nuggets, Kevin Love, Minnesota Timberwolves

The State

Portland's Aldridge ready for Game 2

"It was a true blessing to play on that level and to be in that select company and I'm happy about it and it's time to move on," Aldridge said.

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Related Topix: Sports, Portland Trail Blazers, NBA Basketball, LaMarcus Aldridge, NBA Players, Damian Lillard, Dwight Howard, Clyde Drexler, Orlando Magic, Houston Rockets

KTIK-AM Boise

Late Dwight Howard foul was wrong in Rockets-Blazers

Dwight Howard free throws with the game on the line late in overtime? The NBA says that should have been the scenario at the end of Sunday's Game 1 of the series between Howard's Houston Rockets and the Portland Trail Blazers.

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Related Topix: Sports, NBA Basketball, Houston Rockets, Dwight Howard, Orlando Magic, NBA Players, Portland Trail Blazers, Joel Freeland

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