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2 hrs ago | Pounding the Rock

A Portrait of Boris Diaw

Forever a riddle, wrapped inside an enigma, baked inside an eclair, Diaw finally showed an appetite for points last season. Regular Season 79 G, 25.0 MPG, 9.1 PTS, .521/.402/.739, 4.1 Rebs, 2.8 Ast, 0.6 Stl, 0.4 Blk, 1.5 TOs, +4.0 per game, 109.3 ORtg, 101.3 DRtg, .120 WS/48, 14.1 PER, 55 YTS Points Playoffs 23 G, 26.3 MPG, 9.2 PTS, .500/.400/.688, 4.8 Rebs, 3.4 Asts, 0.6 Stl, 0.1 Blk, 1.3 TOs, +3.7 per game, 113.2 ORtg, 103.2 DRtg, .155 WS/48, 15.3 PER, 21 YTS Points In 2005 Mike D'Antoni's upstart "Seven seconds or less" run-n-gun Suns looked like the best team in the league for most of the season.

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Sun Sep 14, 2014

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NBA virtual 1-on-1 Tournament: Carmelo Anthony vs Damian Lillard

This is the last matchup before the finale of the PtR Summer Showdown. The action continues with an offensive beast and a deep-range sharpshooter.

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Sat Sep 13, 2014

Pounding the Rock

Danny Green is more than just a "system player"

In the latest installment of his must-read series of portraits of each player on the 2013-14 Spurs , Michael Erler made a point he has made many times over the years. It's an argument I've always found to be compelling: if there's anyone on the Spurs' roster right that's comparable to Bruce Bowen , it's not Kawhi Leonard , but Danny Green .

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Related Topix: Sports, NBA Basketball, Danny Green, NBA Players, Bruce Bowen, Boris Diaw, Kawhi Leonard, Manu Ginobili

Lake Show Life

NBA Notes: Ferry is Out But Prejudice Lives On

May 29, 2013; Atlanta, GA, USA; Atlanta Hawks general manager Danny Ferry takes questions while introducing Mike Budenholzer as the new head coach during a press conference at Philips Arena. Mandatory Credit: Daniel Shirey-USA TODAY Sports The stakes are higher than ever in a post Donald Sterling world.

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Air Alamo

Ray Allen and the San Antonio Spurs Are a Perfect Fit

Jun 15, 2014; San Antonio, TX, USA; Miami Heat guard Ray Allen drives against San Antonio Spurs forward Tim Duncan in game five of the 2014 NBA Finals at AT&T Center. Mandatory Credit: Soobum Im-USA TODAY Sports Free agent shooting guard Ray Allen has suddenly become the most sought-after free agent left on the market, with the San Antonio Spurs, Cleveland Cavaliers, Los Angeles Clippers, Washington Wizards, and now the Chicago Bulls all interested in acquiring the veteran guard.

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Related Topix: Sports, NBA Basketball, Tim Duncan, Danny Green, NBA Players, Tiago Splitter, Tony Parker, Kawhi Leonard

Blazers Edge

Nicolas Batum Scores 27, France Beats Lithuania For FIBA Bronze Medal

Nicolas Batum scored 27 points with 3 rebounds and 3 steals, and the San Antonio Spurs ' Boris Diaw added 15 points and 4 assists, and Team France beat Lithuania for their first FIBA Bronze Medal. The teams were locked in a close game all night, with Lithuania leading by 7 after three quarters.

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Tim Duncan's best post-ups Part II

In the 17th installment of the "best of" series we'll look at The Big Fundamental do work in the post. The Spurs opened the second leg of their Rodeo Road Trip at the Clippers .

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Related Topix: Sports, NBA Basketball, Tim Duncan, NBA Players, Tony Parker, Patty Mills, Los Angeles Clippers, DeAndre Jordan

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The Ayon vs. Baynes Debate

As mentioned in last week's article, Ayon is not much an athlete; however, he makes up for this with his knowledge of the game. Not an outside shooter, Ayon understands his strengths as a post player.

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Related Topix: Sports, NBA Basketball, Aron Baynes, NBA Players, Patty Mills, Jeff Ayres, Bruce Bowen

Norwalk Citizen News

Serbia holds off France, will play US for gold

Serbia's Vladimir Stimac reacts from the bench during a basketball World Cup semifinal match between France and Serbia at the Palacio de los Deportes stadium in Madrid, Spain, Friday, Sept. 12, 2014.

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Related Topix: Sports, Summer Olympic, Olympic Basketball, Nicolas Batum, Boris Diaw, Olympics, Summer Olympics, Portland Trail Blazers, NBA Basketball, NBA Players

Fri Sep 12, 2014

The Winnipeg Free Press

Serbia holds off France 90-85, will play US for Basketball World Cup gold

Teodosic scored 24 points and Serbia reached the championship game of the Basketball World Cup by holding off France 90-85 on Friday night. "Now our confidence is high and OK, we have a chance, maybe some players never get this chance to play against U.S., great U.S. team in the final of the World Cup.

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Related Topix: Sports, Nicolas Batum, Summer Olympic, Boris Diaw, Olympics, Summer Olympics, Olympic Basketball, Portland Trail Blazers, NBA Basketball, NBA Players

Lake Show Life

Kobe Bryant: The Great Debate of 24 vs. 8

Feb 16, 2014; New Orleans, LA, USA; Los Angeles Lakers guard Kobe Bryant speaks during a press conference before the 2014 NBA All-Star Game at the Smoothie King Center. Mandatory Credit: Bob Donnan-USA TODAY Sports With Kobe Bryant entering the final 2 years of his career as an NBA player, some questions come to mind; will he go out as productive has he has been his entire career? Will the Lakers be playoff contenders? Will he be in a position to win his 6th ring? Only time can answer those questions.

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KAVU

Spurs Star Comes To Area

This is updated information given to me Friday. Spurs NBA champion Danny Green will be in the area on September 24. Green will host a basketball clinic at the Cuero Intermediate school gym at 4:00 p.m. For more info, contact 361-935-8818.

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BleacherReport

Ray Allen's Next NBA Stop Should Be with San Antonio Spurs

Not that most San Antonio Spurs fans need reminding, but in the 2013 Finals, the then- Miami Heat shooting guard completed a miraculous Game 6 comeback with a three-pointer that extended the series, which Miami would go on to win. So, when news broke that the Spurs were interested in Allen, a free agent searching for a home to spend the coda of his career, it initially came as a bit of a shock.

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Related Topix: Sports, NBA Basketball, Marco Belinelli, Boris Diaw, Danny Green, Patty Mills, NBA Players, Manu Ginobili

All U Can Heat

Chris Bosh: 2014-15 Season Outlook

Jun 12, 2014; Miami, FL, USA; Miami Heat center Chris Bosh shoots against San Antonio Spurs forward Boris Diaw during the first quarter of game four of the 2014 NBA Finals at American Airlines Arena. Mandatory Credit: Bob Donnan-USA TODAY Sports After losing out on the LeBron James sweepstakes, Riley quickly put his attention towards signing Chris Bosh.

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Pounding the Rock

Previewing the FIBA World Cup semifinals

Anthony Davis and Team USA will face Jonas Valanciunas' Lithuanian squad, while France looks to ride its momentum against Serbia. The FIBA World Cup rages on and is now entering the defining stages.

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Thu Sep 11, 2014

Rant Sports

New York Knicks: Top 5 Small Forwards In Team History

Despite the fact that the New York Knicks haven't won a NBA Championship in over 40 years, the team has had some success over this gap. Today, we take a look at the top five small forwards in Knicks' history; one for each decade since the 1973 world championship.

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Spurs will start training camp on September 27

As per the Spurs' press release: "SAN ANTONIO - The San Antonio Spurs will hold training camp in San Antonio beginning Saturday, Sept. 27. The team will conduct training sessions through Oct. 2 before departing to Berlin for the NBA Global Games.

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NBA.com

Hang Time: No More Waiting?

The regular season will only be a few weeks old when the ballots will go out for the 2015 NBA All-Star Game. Most of the voters won't even have to think about the first handful of names they'll fill in: LeBron James.

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Tim Duncan's best post-ups of 2013-14 Part I

In the seventeenth installment of the "best of" series we'll look at The Big Fundamental do work in the post. Tim Duncan may not bang down low like he used to, but the veteran big can still get it done when called upon.

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Related Topix: Sports, NBA Basketball, Tim Duncan, NBA Players, Tiago Splitter, Marco Belinelli, Manu Ginobili, Memphis Grizzlies

Pippen Ain't Easy

Chicago Bulls Rumors: Ray AllenDo We Need Him?

Jun 5, 2014; San Antonio, TX, USA; Miami Heat guard Ray Allen shoots the ball against San Antonio Spurs forward Tim Duncan and guard Danny Green during the fourth quarter in game one of the 2014 NBA Finals at AT&T Center. Mandatory Credit: Soobum Im-USA TODAY Sports Welcome back Pippen Peoples to another episode of Chicago Bulls Rumors! Chicago Bulls rumors is the fastest growing franchise on Pippen Ain't Easy, your best choice for Chicago Bulls news, previews and reviews.

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Related Topix: Sports, Miami Heat, NBA Basketball, Chicago Bulls, Derrick Rose, NBA Players, Ray Allen

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