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4 hrs ago | Sun-Star

Another tough test

After two hard-fought games, the Philippine national team takes a rest Tuesday before plunging into action against Puerto Rico at 7:30 p.m. on Wednesday in Group B stage of the 2014 FIBA World Cup at the Palacio Municipal de Deportes San Pablo in Seville, Spain.

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Related Topix: Sports, J.J. Barea, NBA Basketball, NBA Players

4 hrs ago | Examiner

Dream beckons as NBA scouts keep an eye on Hadley

Scotch Oakburn College basketballer Gabe Hadley, who has played against teams from across the world in front of scouts from the NBA.

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Related Topix: Sports, Toronto Raptors, NBA Basketball, Ronny Turiaf, NBA Players, John Salmons

Sun Aug 31, 2014

IHigh

Report: Rajon Rondo wants out of Boston

With Kevin Love officially traded to the Cavaliers , Rajon Rondo can now claim the title of "most disgruntled superstar" in the NBA.

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Related Topix: Sports, NBA Basketball, Boston Celtics, Rajon Rondo, NBA Players, Kevin Love

Star Tribune

Sunday Q&A: Thaddeus Young, new Timberwolves forward

New Timberwolves forward Thaddeus Young is a seven-year NBA veteran with a wife and two kids.

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Related Topix: Sports, NBA Basketball, Philadelphia 76ers, Thaddeus Young, Kevin Love, Ricky Rubio, Zach LaVine, NBA Players

Canis Hoopus

Game 2 Preview/Thread: Minnesota Lynx vs. Phoenix Mercury

On the brink of elimination, the Lynx hope to push the series to a deciding Game 3 back in Phoenix.

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Related Topix: Maya Moore, Sports, More Sports, Minnesota Lynx, WNBA Women's Basketball, Phoenix Mercury, NBA Basketball

Star Tribune

Basketball fame - and fortune - came to Wiggins at a young age

Andrew Wiggins played tic-tac-toe with Emma, a patient at Children's Hospital and Clinics of Minnesota, on Wednesday.

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Related Topix: Sports, NBA Basketball, Cleveland Cavaliers, NBA Players, Andrew Wiggins, Summer Olympic, Olympics, Summer Olympics, Olympic Basketball, Kevin Love, Glenn Robinson III, Zach LaVine

The Wichita Eagle

Ira Winderman: Kevin Love, Chris Bosh essentially trading places

For four years, Chris Bosh was judged on what he didn't do, even as he helped the Miami Heat advance to four consecutive NBA Finals, securing a pair of championships along the way.

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Related Topix: Sports, Miami Heat, NBA Basketball, Chris Bosh, NBA Players, Summer Olympic, Chris Bosh (2008 Beijing Olympics), Kevin Love, Cleveland Cavaliers

Sat Aug 30, 2014

BleacherReport

FIBA World Cup 2014: Tournament TV Schedule and Championship Predictions

Featuring 24 of the world's top basketball-playing nations, the 2014 FIBA World Cup in Spain will determine the true global king of the sport.

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Related Topix: Sports, NBA Basketball, Chicago Bulls, Derrick Rose, NBA Players, Portland Trail Blazers, San Antonio Spurs

Dunking with Wolves

Off-season player capsule: Nikola Pekovic

Mar 31, 2014; Minneapolis, MN, USA; Minnesota Timberwolves center Nikola Pekovic drives to the basket against Los Angeles Clippers center DeAndre Jordan in the first half at Target Center.

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

Canis Hoopus

FIBA World Cup Thread for Saturday, August 30th

Good morning, everyone. The FIBA World Cup began this morning. More comes will be played today.

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Related Topix: Sports, NBA Basketball

Dunking with Wolves

Shabazz Muhammad: In the rotation or on the shelf?

Oct 23, 2013; Philadelphia, PA, USA; Minnesota Timberwolves forward Shabazz Muhammad is defended by Philadelphia 76ers guard Evan Turner during the second quarter at Wells Fargo Center.

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Related Topix: Sports, Shabazz Muhammad, NBA Players

The Wichita Eagle

Who'll be the next star to force trade?

Kevin Love was the latest All-Star to bail on his club, forcing a trade and ending up on Team LeBron.

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Related Topix: Sports, NBA Basketball, Kevin Love, NBA Players, New York Knicks, Carmelo Anthony, Los Angeles Clippers, Chris Paul

Canis Hoopus

Can't Trust Robbie Hummel, Robson & Adande Weigh in on Wolves, Lynx in PHX for WCF

We can't trust Robbie Hummel anymore. That ship has officially sailed. Two pretty good writers evaluated the Timberwolves situation.

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Related Topix: Sports, NBA Basketball, NBA Players, Robbie Hummel, Kevin Love, Chase Budinger, Ricky Rubio, Zach LaVine

BleacherReport

Kevin Love Facing Toughest Test of NBA Career with Cleveland Cavaliers

Beginning with remarks made in a 2012 interview with Yahoo Sports' Marc J. Spears , Kevin Love has made it clear that, incendiary individual statistics aside, playing for a winner is the only thing that matters.

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Related Topix: Sports, NBA Basketball, Kevin Love, NBA Players, Cleveland Cavaliers

Fri Aug 29, 2014

Denver Post

Record number of NBA players to compete in 2014 FIBA World Cup

Nuggets forward Kenneth Faried is among the record 45 current NBA players competing in the 2014 FIBA World Cup.

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Related Topix: Sports, Kenneth Faried, NBA Basketball, NBA Players, Denver Nuggets, Oklahoma City Thunder, Kevin Durant, Los Angeles Clippers, Chris Paul, Kevin Love, Indiana Pacers, Paul George

Business Journal

Timberwolves get sales boost from Wiggins-Love trade

New Timberwolves players Andrew Wiggins, Anthony Bennett, Thaddeus Young and Zach LaVine speak at a State Fair press conference on Tuesday.

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Related Topix: Sports, NBA Basketball, Zach LaVine, NBA Players, Kevin Love

Canis Hoopus

Game Preview/Thread: Minnesota Lynx @ Phoenix Mercury

The Phoenix Mercury are hoping to record one of the best seasons in WNBA history.

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Related Topix: Maya Moore, Diana Taurasi, Sports, More Sports, Minnesota Lynx, WNBA Women's Basketball, Phoenix Mercury, NBA Basketball

BleacherReport

Early Predictions for Minnesota Timberwolves' Starting Lineup Next Season

Many new faces will be donning the blue and green this upcoming fall. Most of these new additions are unproven players with very high ceilings, such as Andrew Wiggins, Zach Coach Flip Saunders will have to choose between playing veterans to win now or prepare for the future by playing the youngsters.

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Related Topix: Sports, NBA Basketball, Kevin Love, NBA Players, Ricky Rubio, Kevin Martin, Zach LaVine, Shabazz Muhammad

NBA.com

Wanting to help

One by one, in something approximating inverse order of desirability, the names of NBA free agents have come off the proverbial big board.

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Related Topix: Sports, NBA Basketball, Cleveland Cavaliers, Miami Heat, LeBron James, NBA Players, Dante Cunningham, Avery Johnson, Terry Porter

Salt City Hoops

What If: the Utah Jazz had kept Donyell Marshall?

Pondering the "what ifs" in sports can be painful and unhealthy. But like so many things in life that are painful and unhealthy, we do it.

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Related Topix: Greg Ostertag, John Stockton, NBA Players, Sports, NBA Basketball, Utah Jazz, Adam Keefe

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