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1 hr ago | Nets Daily

Mikhail Prokhorov turns down reputed fascist's request to take part in Ice Bucket Challenge

When Vladimir Putin declined to take the ALS Ice Bucket Challenge , one of his rivals in the 2012 presidential election, Vladimir Zhirinovsky of the Liberal Democratic Party did and in the tradition of the event, challenged the three other presidential candidates to do the same ... including Mikhail Prokhorov.

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6 hrs ago | BleacherReport

This NBA Season's New International Names You Need to Know

The Chicago Bulls will be bringing over one of Europe's elite talents in Nikola Mirotic, who was drafted back in 2011 and has been seasoning abroad ever since.

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Related Topix: Sports, Indiana Pacers, NBA Basketball, Denver Nuggets, Chicago Bulls, Portland Trail Blazers, Houston Rockets

7 hrs ago | Nets Daily

The evolution of Lionel Hollins, the coach

To the basketball world who doesn't know Lionel Hollins all that well, he is thought of as an "old school" coach.

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11 hrs ago | Nets Daily

FIBA World Cup Final Score: USA destroys New Zealand, 98-71, behind 21 points from Anthony Davis

Team USA Men's Basketball moved to 3-0 in the 2014 FIBA World Cup after dominating New Zealand, 98-71.

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12 hrs ago | Blue Man Hoop

A 13-minute video of Stephen Curry shooting threes

Dec 7, 2012; New York, NY, USA; Golden State Warriors point guard Stephen Curry shoots over Brooklyn Nets power forward Kris Humphries during the third quarter at Barclays Center.

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Related Topix: Sports, Golden State Warriors, NBA Basketball, Stephen Curry, NBA Players, Andre Iguodala

12 hrs ago | NBA.com

Hang Time: Don't Call It A Comeback

Go ahead, point to those 36 candles he just blew out on his birthday cake. Point to the torn Achilles' tendon, the fractured kneecap, more miles on his body than an old pickup truck.

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Related Topix: Sports, Los Angeles Lakers, NBA Basketball, Kobe Bryant, NBA Players, Indiana Pacers, Chicago Bulls, Atlanta Hawks

15 hrs ago | Nets Daily

Jorge Gutierrez helps Mexico win first game in FIBA World Cup

Jorge Gutierrez played a steady game Tuesday va. Angola, scoring six points on 3-of-7 shooting, missing his only three, grabbing six boards and handing out three assists in nearly 30 minutes of play as Mexico blew out Angola by 24, 79-55 for their first win in the FIBA World Cup Group D. Mexico is now 1-2 in Group B play and still has a chance of ... (more)

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Related Topix: Sports, Atlanta Hawks, NBA Basketball, Gustavo Ayon, NBA Players

Mon Sep 01, 2014

Examiner.com

Gorgui Dieng leads Senegal to upset victory over Croatia

Dieng scored 27 points, on 8-of-14 shooting from the field, and grabbed eight rebounds while playing all 40 minutes.

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Related Topix: Sports, NBA Basketball, NBA Players, Bojan Bogdanovic

BleacherReport

Ranking the Brooklyn Nets' Offseason Acquisitions

The Golden State Warriors pried Shaun Livingston away by giving him $6 million more than Brooklyn could.

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Related Topix: Sports, NBA Basketball, NBA Players, Bojan Bogdanovic, Golden State Warriors, Washington Wizards, Shaun Livingston, Paul Pierce

Watersblogged

FIBA World Cup

Source: baltic-review.com --- Monday, September 01, 2014In the FIBA World Cup D group, apparently the African champs Angola didn't want to go quietly into the night.

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Related Topix: Sports, Minnesota Timberwolves, NBA Basketball, NBA Players, Gorgui Dieng, Indiana Pacers, Damjan Rudez, Bojan Bogdanovic

BleacherReport

Who Should Be Oklahoma City Thunder's Starting Shooting Guard Next Season?

The Oklahoma City Thunder 's most important position battle next season will be at shooting guard, where Jeremy Lamb, Anthony Morrow and Reggie Jackson will compete for the chance to play alongside Russell Westbrook .

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Nets Daily

Bogdanovic leads Croatia in scoring, but loses to Sengal

Croatia entered the third day of group play fresh off a victory over Argentina behind 16 points from Bojan Bogdanoivc, but the leaders of Group B dropped one to Sengal Monday morning, an upset by all accounts.

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Related Topix: Sports, NBA Basketball, Minnesota Timberwolves, NBA Players, Gorgui Dieng

Sun Aug 31, 2014

MSNBC

Deron Williams has resumed basketball activities following offseason surgery

Deron Williams appeared in 64 games last season for the Nets, but his ongoing ankle issues limited him at times, and only allowed him to do so much.

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BleacherReport

FIBA World Cup 2014: TV Schedule, Live Stream, Bracket Predictions for Day 2

The first day of the 2014 FIBA World Cup largely went as expected. The United States and Spain flexed their muscles against undermanned competition, NBA players looked leagues above their competition and we all learned about the existence of a few countries not heard of since eighth-grade geography class.

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Related Topix: Sports, San Antonio Spurs, NBA Basketball, NBA Players, Manu Ginobili, Orlando Magic, Jayson Williams, Bojan Bogdanovic

Nets Daily

Lionel Hollins hints starting lineup up for grabs

Mike Mazzeo posted more excerpts from his interview with Lionel Hollins Sunday. In them he talked about how he picked his staff, individual players like Brook Lopez , Mason Plumlee , Bojan Bogdanovic and Kevin Garnett ... who he said he's yet to talk with.

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Nets Daily

Team USA dominates Finland in FIBA Opener, 114-55

All eyes were on Team USA as they opened up their tournament play against Finland.

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Sat Aug 30, 2014

Nets Daily

Jorge Gutierrez scores 13, but Lithuania beats Mexico in FIBA World Cup

After a couple of friendly games where he shot poorly, Jorge Gutierrez shot well vs. Lithuania Saturday in Gran Canaria, but the veteran Lithuanian squad defeated Mexico, 87-74, in Group D play.

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The Globe and Mail

Brazil holds off France, Croatia edges Philippines at Basketball World Cup

Brazil's Marcelinho Huertas, center, shoots over France's Florent Pietrus, left, and Boris Diaw, right, during the Group A Basketball World Cup match between Brazil and France in Granada, Spain Brazil's Marcelinho Huertas, center, shoots over France's Florent Pietrus, left, and Boris Diaw, right, during the Group A Basketball World Cup match ... (more)

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The New Zealand Herald

Brazil holds off France in world basketball opener

Marcelinho Huertas had 16 points and five assists, and Brazil held on to edge France 65-63 on Saturday in its opening game at the Basketball World Cup.

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Related Topix: Sports, San Antonio Spurs, NBA Basketball, Boris Diaw, NBA Players, Indiana Pacers, Cleveland Cavaliers, New York Knicks

Sun-Star

Gilas tests Croatia tonight

Gilas Pilipinas, the Philippine men's basketball team, takes the mahogany court against Croatia for their first Group B assignment in the 2014 Fiba World Cup in Seville, Spain.

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Related Topix: Sports, Indiana Pacers, NBA Basketball, Bojan Bogdanovic, NBA Players, Damjan Rudez

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