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3 hrs ago | WCHS-TV Charleston

New Marshall University Basketball Coach Dan D'Antoni Has Deep Ties To School

Dan D'Antoni, announced on Thursday as the new head men's basketball coach at Marshall University has deep ties to the Thundering Herd as a former player and a member of the school's Athletics Hall of Fame.

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Related Topix: Sports, Marshall University NCAA, NCAA Women's Basketball, NCAA Sports, Marshall Thundering Herd Women's Basketball, Los Angeles Lakers, NBA Basketball, New York Knicks, Raymond Felton, Denver Nuggets, NBA Players

7 hrs ago | OregonLive.com

Houston's Patrick Beverly steals from Blazers' owner Paul Allen

Houston Rockets guard Patrick Beverley was about to dive for a ball that was headed out of bounds.

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Related Topix: Sports, Miami Heat, NBA Basketball, Patrick Beverley, NBA Players, Houston Rockets, New Orleans Hornets, Phoenix Suns, Robin Lopez

11 hrs ago | Grist Magazine

Forget Ferrari: The hot rides for sports stars are fuel-efficient

The Pro Athlete Stereotypea wouldn't be complete without ladies, liquor, and luxury cars.

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Related Topix: Sports, Steve Nash, Los Angeles Lakers, Phoenix Suns, NBA Basketball, NBA Players, NFL Players, Drew Brees, LaMarcus Aldridge

15 hrs ago | OregonLive.com

Quick: A city, and a team, embrace the blessing that is LaMarcus Aldridge

He has become the star of the NBA playoffs, and as LaMarcus Aldridge dressed Wednesday after another playoff marvel, he was asked whether he wanted to do his postgame press conference alongside fellow standout Damian Lillard, or wait to do his separate.

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Related Topix: Sports, NBA Basketball, LaMarcus Aldridge, NBA Players, Damian Lillard, Clyde Drexler

Wed Apr 23, 2014

Washington Times

NBA Capsules

LeBron James scored 32 points and added eight assists, Chris Bosh scored 20 points and the Miami Heat held on to beat the Charlotte Bobcats 101-97 on Wednesday night to take a 2-0 lead in their Eastern Conference first-round series.

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Related Topix: Sports, Dallas Mavericks, NBA Basketball, Charlotte Bobcats, Miami Heat, Houston Rockets, LeBron James, NBA Players

Blazers Edge

Blazers C Robin Lopez, F LaMarcus Aldridge Draw Votes For Most Improved Player

Portland Trail Blazers center Robin Lopez and All-Star forward LaMarcus Aldridge were both among the players to receive votes for the 2014 Most Improved Player award.

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Related Topix: Sports, NBA Basketball, LaMarcus Aldridge, New Orleans Hornets, Phoenix Suns, NBA Players, Robin Lopez, Goran Dragic, Houston Rockets

The Washington Post

3Forget the Bulls, Tim Legler looks ahead to possible Wizards-Pacers series

Tim Legler winning the Three-Point Shootout at the 1996 NBA All-Star Game was one of the highlights of my Bullets fandom, both because there wasn't much else to cheer about and because I often dreamed of making it as a three-point specialist.

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Related Topix: Sports, Washington Wizards, Andre Miller, NBA Basketball, NBA Players, Denver Nuggets, Chicago Bulls, Charlotte Bobcats, Indiana Pacers, Derrick Rose, D.J. Augustin

International Business Times

Watch NBA Playoffs: Portland Trail Blazers vs Houston Rockets Game 2 Live Streaming Information

Houston Rockets will be looking to square the seven-game NBA playoff series against Portland Trail Blazers after losing the first game by a whisker.

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Related Topix: Sports, NBA Basketball, Houston Rockets, Dwight Howard, Los Angeles Lakers, Oklahoma City Thunder, Orlando Magic, NBA Players, James Harden, LaMarcus Aldridge, Damian Lillard

NewsOK.com

Clippers buy into what Doc Rivers is selling

His last team, the Clippers, had been eliminated from the playoffs in Memphis. His last coach, Vinny Del Negro, who recruited Hill to Los Angeles, was no longer under contract.

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Related Topix: Sports, Los Angeles Clippers, NBA Basketball, Atlanta Hawks, New Orleans Hornets, Chris Paul, Jamal Crawford, DeAndre Jordan, Blake Griffin, NBA Players

News9 Oklahoma City

Oklahomans Teaching Tanzanians About Natural Gas Production

A delegation of officials from the African nation Tanzania is in Oklahoma City this week, getting advice on how to handle a large off-shore discovery of natural gas.

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Related Topix: Sports, Oklahoma City Thunder, NBA Basketball, NBA Players, Hasheem Thabeet, Memphis Grizzlies, Houston Rockets

King James Gospel

On This Date in NBA History: April 23, Jan Vesely was Born

Apr 15, 2014; Los Angeles, CA, USA; Los Angeles Clippers guard Jamal Crawford drives against Denver Nuggets forward Jan Vesely during the second half at Staples Center.

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Related Topix: Sports, NBA Basketball, Denver Nuggets, Los Angeles Clippers, Washington Wizards, Jan Vesely, NBA Players, Atlanta Hawks, Jamal Crawford

Tue Apr 22, 2014

All U Can Heat

5 Free Agents the Miami Heat Should Pursue

The Miami Heat is looking for a three-peat and, needless to say, it's not going to come easy.

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Related Topix: Sports, Miami Heat, NBA Basketball, Ray Allen, Dwyane Wade, Greg Oden, Chris Bosh, NBA Players, Boston Celtics

BleacherReport

Gregg Popovich Deserving, but Doc Rivers Had Legitimate Claim to COY Award

On the surface, there's a laundry list of viable reasons why Doc Rivers wasn't on most Coach of the Year ballots.

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Related Topix: Sports, Los Angeles Clippers, NBA Basketball, San Antonio Spurs, Blake Griffin, NBA Players, Atlanta Hawks, New Orleans Hornets, Chris Paul, Jamal Crawford, DeAndre Jordan

The Forest Grove News-Times

Relaxed Aldridge lets it sink in, with mom, but not Bonzi

LaMarcus Aldridge was so relaxed and cooperative and at peace with the world during Monday's media availability at the Toyota Center, he ran out of reporters to ask questions.

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Related Topix: Sports, NBA Basketball, LaMarcus Aldridge, NBA Players, Damian Lillard

Seattle Post-Intelligencer

The Portland Trail Blazers Remind Us That We...

When did the Portland Trail Blazers' game one broadside across the bow of the increasingly unlikable Houston Rockets become a great one? There are a lot of correct answers, as Terry Stotts said in his post-game press conference.

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Related Topix: Sports, NBA Basketball, LaMarcus Aldridge, Joel Freeland, NBA Players, Houston Rockets, Dwight Howard, Los Angeles Lakers, Orlando Magic

NBC New York

Knicks Disappoint and Miss Playoffs, Woodson Fired

Head coach Mike Woodson has already been dismissed and more changed could be on the way after the Knicks surprisingly missed the postseason.

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Related Topix: Sports, NBA Basketball, New York Knicks, Toronto Raptors, Los Angeles Clippers, Dallas Mavericks, Tyson Chandler, Iman Shumpert, Raymond Felton, Kenyon Martin, NBA Players, Denver Nuggets, Andrea Bargnani

San Gabriel Valley Tribune

J.J. Redick believes Jamal Crawford will break out of his shooting slump

Before Saturday's series opener against the Golden State Warriors, Clippers coach Doc Rivers talked about how imperative it is that super sixth-man Jamal Crawford finds his shooting stroke.

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Related Topix: Sports, Los Angeles Clippers, NBA Basketball, Atlanta Hawks, Jamal Crawford, NBA Players, J.J. Redick, Orlando Magic, New Orleans Hornets, Chris Paul, DeAndre Jordan, Chicago Bulls

The News Journal

Is the Knicks job Steve Kerr's to lose?

Phil Jackson made his first major move as president of the New York Knicks, firing coach Mike Woodson on Monday.

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Related Topix: Sports, NBA Basketball, New York Knicks, Carmelo Anthony, Iman Shumpert, Raymond Felton, NBA Players, Denver Nuggets, Los Angeles Clippers, Kenyon Martin, Pablo Prigioni

Mon Apr 21, 2014

Portland Tribune

Israel Home To Fan With Largest Collection Of Blazers Gear

As the Portland Trail Blazers embark on the postseason, Blazers fans all over the world are donning their gear to cheer on the team.

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Related Topix: Sports, NBA Basketball

Sporting News

NBA admits mistake on Dwight Howard's sixth foul in Rockets-Blazers Game 1

The NBA has issued a statement acknowledging that the incorrect call was made when Houston Rockets center Dwight Howard picked up his sixth foul in Monday's 122-120 Game 1 overtime loss.

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Related Topix: Sports, NBA Basketball, Houston Rockets, Dwight Howard, Los Angeles Lakers, Orlando Magic, NBA Players, Oklahoma City Thunder, James Harden, Joel Freeland

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