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1 hr ago | 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

1 hr ago | KESQ-TV Palm Desert

NBA player to open Hooters in Russia

Andrei Kirilenko, the National Basketball Association player known as AK-47, plans to open five Hooters franchise restaurants in his native Russia.

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Related Topix: Sports, Andrei Kirilenko, NBA Basketball, Utah Jazz, NBA Players

4 hrs ago | CBS Local

Mavs-Spurs Playoff Schedule Released

The Dallas Mavericks had zero success against San Antonio this season. In fact, the Mavericks haven't beaten San Antonio since March 17, 2012, when the likes of Brian Cardinal and Lamar Odom were Mavericks.

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Related Topix: Sports, Brian Cardinal, NBA Basketball, NBA Players, Dallas Mavericks

8 hrs ago | Examiner.com

Boston Celtics season recap

Well, that was a tough season to watch. This season's Boston Celtics entertained us, but they certainly did not win too often, ending the year with a 25-57 record.

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Related Topix: Sports, NBA Basketball, Boston Celtics, Oklahoma City Thunder, Jeff Green, New Jersey Nets, Portland Trail Blazers, Charlotte Bobcats, NBA Players, Gerald Wallace, Kelly Olynyk, Orlando Magic, Chris Johnson, New Orleans Hornets, Vitor Faverani

Wed Apr 16, 2014

KARE-TV Minneapolis

Burke's 32 lift Jazz over Wolves in the finale

Trey Burke scored a career-high 32 points to go with nine assists and seven rebounds and the Jazz avoided the worst record since Apr 16, 2014; Minneapolis, MN, USA; Minnesota Timberwolves guard Ricky Rubio dribbles past Utah Jazz guard Trey Burke in the first quarter at Target Center.

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Related Topix: Sports, NBA Basketball, Utah Jazz, Trey Burke, NBA Players, Gordon Hayward, Derrick Favors, New Jersey Nets, Ricky Rubio

BleacherReport

Los Angeles Lakers Have No Choice but to Fire Mike D'Antoni

The Los Angeles Lakers invested $48.5 million in Kobe Bryant before the 35-year-old had a chance to prove his torn Achilles hadn't effectively ended his run as an elite-level player.

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

The Miami Herald

Miami Heat experiences changes but same goal remains

From left: Miami Heat guard Dwyane Wade, forward LeBron James, guard Ray Allen and forward Chris Bosh are shown in their game against the Denver Nuggets at AmericanAirlines Arena in Miami on March 14, 2014 The Heat can even its all-time series against the Sixers.

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Related Topix: Sports, Miami Heat, NBA Basketball, Dwyane Wade, LeBron James, Chris Bosh, NBA Players, Ray Allen, Phoenix Suns, Michael Beasley, Boston Celtics

South Florida Sun-Sentinel

Ask Ira: Have recent losses blurred perspective on Heat?

Q: It's comical how some fans are blaming Erik Spoelstra for everything that has gone wrong.

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Related Topix: Sports, Miami Heat, NBA Basketball, LeBron James, Mario Chalmers, Norris Cole, NBA Players, Dwyane Wade, Phoenix Suns, Michael Beasley

The Memphis Flyer

Guest Post: What's Wrong with Zach Randolph's Defense?

Note: I'm still mostly out of commission with a newborn, so I've rounded up some guest posts from some of my Griz writer friends to make sure you still have good stuff to read.

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Related Topix: Sports, NBA Basketball, Memphis Grizzlies, Zach Randolph, NBA Players, Marc Gasol, James Johnson, Toronto Raptors, Kosta Koufos, Denver Nuggets, Mike Conley, Sacramento Kings, Chicago Bulls

Merced Sun-Star

Fielder ends HR drought, Rangers beat M's 5-0

Fielder ended a 13-game homerless streak to start the season with a line drive to right-center field off former Texas first-round pick Blake Beavan to lead off the second inning.

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Related Topix: Sports, Alexi Ogando, Baseball Players, Robbie Ross, Texas Rangers, Major League Baseball, Blake Beavan, Abraham Almonte, New Orleans Hornets, Phoenix Suns, NBA Basketball, NBA Players, Brad Miller, Houston Rockets

Tue Apr 15, 2014

BleacherReport

5 Best Candidates to Replace Rick Adelman as Minnesota Timberwolves Coach

Replacing a coaching legend like Rick Adelman won't be easy, but it sounds like that's the task the Minnesota Timberwolves will face this offseason.

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Related Topix: Sports, NBA Basketball, NBA Players, Fred Hoiberg, Kevin Love

The Wichita Eagle

A season of frustration for Adelman, Timberwolves

Minnesota Timberwolves head coach Rick Adelman, left, and guard Jose Barea react to an official's call during the second half of an NBA basketball game against the Sacramento Kings in Sacramento, Calif., on Sunday, April 13, 2014.

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Related Topix: Sports, NBA Basketball

Anchorage Daily News

Cavaliers' Deng wins Citizenship Award

The award is presented annually by the Professional Basketball Writers Association and honors an NBA player or coach for outstanding service and dedication to the community.

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Related Topix: Sports, Cleveland Cavaliers, Eric Snow, Luol Deng, NBA Basketball, Chicago Bulls, NBA Players, Los Angeles Lakers, Phoenix Suns, Steve Nash, Los Angeles Clippers, New Orleans Hornets, Chris Paul, Kevin Love

Lincoln Daily News

Bobcats Win On Douglas-Roberts' Shot

A TLANTA, Ga. - Chris Douglas-Roberts may not have been the primary option when the Charlotte Bobcats set up the final play with 2.6 seconds left.

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Related Topix: Sports, Charlotte Bobcats, NBA Basketball, Milwaukee Bucks, Los Angeles Lakers, Josh McRoberts, Indiana Pacers, Al Jefferson, Orlando Magic, Luke Ridnour, Utah Jazz, NBA Players, Chris Douglas-Roberts, Kemba Walker

ArizonaSports.com

Phoenix Suns forward P.J. Tucker wins team's hustle award

Phoenix Suns forward P.J. Tucker was awarded the team's Majerle Hustle Award on Monday in a pregame presentation prior to Phoenix's home finale.

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Related Topix: Sports, Phoenix Suns, NBA Basketball, P.J. Tucker, NBA Players, Toronto Raptors, Sebastian Telfair, Dan Majerle, Indiana Pacers, Leandro Barbosa, Boston Celtics

Mon Apr 14, 2014

The Oregonian

Kevin Love's huge night not enough as Minnesota Timberwolves lose to Golden State 130-120

Stephen Curry had 32 points and 15 assists, and the reeling Golden State Warriors rallied from 19 points down in the first half to beat the Minnesota Timberwolves 130-120 on Monday night.

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Related Topix: Sports, Golden State Warriors, NBA Basketball, Stephen Curry, NBA Players, Kevin Love, Corey Brewer, Ronny Turiaf, Washington Wizards, New York Knicks, Denver Nuggets, Miami Heat, Los Angeles Clippers, Dallas Mavericks

The News Journal

Seven stars we wish were headed to NBA playoffs

Stars win games in the NBA, and the result is a postseason studded with them. But not every great player makes it.

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Related Topix: Sports, San Antonio Spurs, Washington Wizards, NBA Basketball, Oklahoma City Thunder, Dallas Mavericks, Indiana Pacers

The News Tribune

Carter-Williams leads 76ers past Celtics, 113-108

Chris Johnson appeared to hit the game-tying 3-pointer with 0.9 seconds remaining but stepped out of bounds before attempting the desperation shot.

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Related Topix: Sports, NBA Basketball, Boston Celtics, Toronto Raptors, Kelly Olynyk, Oklahoma City Thunder, Jeff Green, Orlando Magic, Jerryd Bayless, Chris Johnson, Rajon Rondo, Portland Trail Blazers, New Orleans Hornets, NBA Players, Memphis Grizzlies

Bangor Daily News

Rookie guard helps 76ers hold off Celtics

Rookie point guard Michael Carter-Williams had 21 points, a career-high 14 rebounds and six assists Monday night as the Philadelphia 76ers held off the Boston Celtics 113-108.

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WTHR-TV Indianapolis

Pacers clinch top seed with Heat loss to Wizards

The Miami Heat opted for rest for LeBron James and Chris Bosh over the pursuit of the Eastern Conference's top seed, and the Washington Wizards capitalized in a 114-93 breeze of a game Monday night that clinched the No.

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Related Topix: Sports, Miami Heat, NBA Basketball, LeBron James, Toney Douglas, Phoenix Suns, Michael Beasley, New York Knicks, Houston Rockets, Chris Bosh, NBA Players, Washington Wizards, Trevor Ariza, New Orleans Hornets

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