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3 hrs ago | Lake Show Life

Should Mike D'Antoni Stay or Go?

The Lakers season has mercifully ended. The final result was a 27-55 record, the worst in Los Angeles Lakers history.

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Related Topix: Sports, Los Angeles Lakers, NBA Basketball, Ryan Kelly, Kendall Marshall, Atlanta Hawks, Robert Sacre, Phoenix Suns, New Jersey Nets, NBA Players, Jordan Farmar, Wesley Johnson

7 hrs ago | The Miami Herald

Bucks at the top of the NBA draft list

Chris Bosh, left, and his Heat teammates rejoice after winning the second game of last season's first-round playoff series against the Bucks.

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Related Topix: Sports, Miami Heat, NBA Basketball, Los Angeles Clippers, Charlotte Bobcats, Chris Bosh, NBA Players, Luke Ridnour, J.J. Redick, Orlando Magic

11 hrs ago | Canis Hoopus

NBA Salary Cap Projected to Increase by Nearly $5 Million

The NBA informed teams that because of increased revenue, the salary cap is going to increase next season to over $63 million.

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Related Topix: Sports, NBA Basketball

Sat Apr 19, 2014

BleacherReport

Miami Heat, with Postseason Opening, Are Prepared for a Passion Play

This was Saturday, following the final practice prior to the start of the 2014 postseason, in which Udonis Haslem and the Miami Heat will pursue their third straight championship, starting with a first-round series against Charlotte.

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Related Topix: Sports, Miami Heat, NBA Basketball, Portland Trail Blazers, Greg Oden, NBA Players, Ray Allen, Dwyane Wade, LeBron James, Phoenix Suns, Michael Beasley, Boston Celtics

Star-Telegram.com

Spurs have edge over Mavericks in playoffs

The top-seeded San Antonio Spurs swept the regular-season series against the eighth-seeded Dallas Mavericks 4-0.

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Related Topix: Sports, San Antonio Spurs, NBA Basketball, Dallas Mavericks, Jae Crowder, Phoenix Suns, Orlando Magic, Vince Carter, Wayne Ellington, DeJuan Blair, NBA Players, Memphis Grizzlies

Star Tribune

Patrick Plus: Tough to keep the fire burning after years on the sideline

The last of Rick Adelman's seven seasons as an NBA player was 1974-75. Two years later, he took a coaching job at Chemekata Community College in Salem, Ore.

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Related Topix: Sports, Ricky Rubio, NBA Basketball, NBA Players

The Gaston Gazette

Bobcats face extraordinary experience disadvantage in opening playoff series

The Bobcats will certainly face the long odds those three teams faced and overcame in their historic playoff runs when they begin a best-of-seven Eastern Conference first round series at two-time defending champion Miami Sunday at 3:30 p.m. Additionally, Charlotte will be seeking to at least end its own dubious playoff history at some point in this ... (more)

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Related Topix: Sports, Charlotte Bobcats, NBA Basketball, Los Angeles Lakers, Atlanta Hawks, Josh McRoberts, Washington Wizards, Jannero Pargo, Indiana Pacers, Al Jefferson, Orlando Magic, Gerald Henderson, Utah Jazz, Chicago Bulls, NBA Players, Anthony Tolliver

Hardwood Paroxysm

Today We Remember the Minnesota Timberwolves

Apr 14, 2014; Oakland, CA, USA; Minnesota Timberwolves forward Kevin Love between plays against the Golden State Warriors during the third quarter at Oracle Arena.

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Related Topix: Sports, NBA Basketball, Oklahoma City Thunder, Houston Rockets, Kevin Love, Kevin Martin, NBA Players, Ronny Turiaf, Washington Wizards, Gorgui Dieng, New York Knicks, Denver Nuggets, Chase Budinger, Miami Heat, Los Angeles Clippers

Business Journal

Glen Taylor paying $100 million for Star Tribune

Glen Taylor , the Minnesota Timberwolves owner who's buying the Minneapolis Star Tribune , is a billionaire and could pay the $100 million price tag if he wanted.

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Related Topix: Sports, NBA Basketball

Rant Sports

Boston Celtics: Grading Each Player's 2013-14 Season

The Boston Celtics have finally finished their season. Now it is time to look back and evaluate each players' performance throughout the season and grade them accordingly.

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Related Topix: Sports, NBA Basketball, Boston Celtics, Rajon Rondo, Portland Trail Blazers, New Orleans Hornets, Kelly Olynyk, Brandon Bass, Orlando Magic, NBA Players, Chris Johnson

Fri Apr 18, 2014

ArizonaSports.com

Tweaks -- not major changes -- ahead for the Phoenix Suns

Rebuilding the Phoenix Suns to elite status, to when they were perennial playoff contenders making trips to the Western Conference Finals on average once every two years, was expected to take several seasons.

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Related Topix: Sports, Phoenix Suns, NBA Basketball, NBA Players, Markieff Morris, Los Angeles Lakers, Pau Gasol

The Town Talk

Miami Heat facing 3-peat 'challenge' head-on

The Miami Heat's poet and philosopher in-residence Chris Bosh delivered some Zen when discussing the Heat's playoff prospects.

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Related Topix: Sports, Miami Heat, NBA Basketball, Dwyane Wade, Washington Wizards, Udonis Haslem, Phoenix Suns, Norris Cole, Orlando Magic, NBA Players, Michael Beasley, Rashard Lewis

BleacherReport

The Mysterious Case of Kevin Durant and Russell Westbrook

A difficult relationship exists on the Oklahoma City Thunder, but it is not between Russell Westbrook and Kevin Durant .

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Related Topix: Sports, Oklahoma City Thunder, NBA Basketball, Russell Westbrook, NBA Players, Kevin Durant, Orlando Magic

KIDK CBS 3

NBA roundup: Adelman looks to be out as Timberwolves coach

Rick Adelman will not return as head coach of the Minnesota Timberwolves next season, according to the Minneapolis Star-Tribune, citing a decision-making source who said there is "zero" chance he comes back.

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Related Topix: Sports, Los Angeles Clippers, NBA Basketball, Los Angeles Lakers, Oklahoma City Thunder, Fred Hoiberg, NBA Players, Russell Westbrook

BleacherReport

NBA Rumors: Examining Offseason Plans for Knicks and Other Non-Playoff Teams

After Wednesday's regular-season finale, 16 NBA teams are looking forward to the playoffs.

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Related Topix: Sports, NBA Basketball, Cleveland Cavaliers, New York Knicks, Carmelo Anthony, NBA Players, Denver Nuggets, Kevin Love, Luol Deng, Chicago Bulls

Canis Hoopus

Wolves close out season with 136-130 2OT loss to Jazz

If ever there was a microcosm of Timberwolves existence, this was it. They played badly enough to get booed then played amazing enough to get a standing ovation, then they forced overtime, then a second overtime, then they shot themselves in the foot and lost.

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Related Topix: Sports, NBA Basketball, Utah Jazz, Jeremy Evans, NBA Players, Atlanta Hawks, Marvin Williams, Richard Jefferson, Golden State Warriors, San Antonio Spurs, Oklahoma City Thunder, Houston Rockets, Kevin Martin

Thu Apr 17, 2014

San Bernardino County Sun

For once, Pau Gasol has leverage with the Lakers

As it has been for the past three years, Pau Gasol visited the Lakers' training facility Thursday for what might have marked the final time.

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Related Topix: Sports, Los Angeles Lakers, NBA Basketball, Pau Gasol, Houston Rockets, NBA Players, Jordan Hill, Philadelphia 76ers, Washington Wizards, Phoenix Suns, Wesley Johnson, Nick Young, Ryan Kelly, Los Angeles Clippers

BleacherReport

Biggest Needs for Minnesota Timberwolves During 2014 Offseason

They have what should be an MVP candidate in Kevin Love. Only LeBron James and Kevin Durant have been able to match Love's production this season.

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Related Topix: Sports, NBA Basketball, Nikola Pekovic, Kevin Love, NBA Players, Ricky Rubio, Gorgui Dieng, Shabazz Muhammad

The Washington Post

Sacramento Kings' 'new era' off to slow start

This season was supposed to be the start of a "new era" for the Sacramento Kings, as owner Vivek Ranadive proclaimed over and over again when he took over last year.

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Related Topix: Sports, Sacramento Kings, NBA Basketball, Toronto Raptors, Los Angeles Clippers, Rudy Gay, Derrick Williams, Reggie Evans, Isaiah Thomas, NBA Players, Memphis Grizzlies, DeMarcus Cousins

KESQ-TV Palm Desert

Suns match second-best mark for non-playoff team

Even so, they would like to think that the NBA's second-most successful non-playoff season shows there are bright days ahead.

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Related Topix: Sports, Sacramento Kings, NBA Basketball, Phoenix Suns, New Orleans Hornets, Goran Dragic, Kevin Johnson, NBA Players, Brad Miller, Houston Rockets, Archie Goodwin

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