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2 hrs ago | 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, Minnesota Timberwolves, Los Angeles Clippers, Philadelphia 76ers, Kobe Bryant, Phoenix Suns, NBA Players, Wesley Johnson, Pau Gasol, Nick Young

3 hrs ago | Contra Costa Times

Warriors' Stephen Curry, David Lee won't play against Denver

Stephen Curry and David Lee are among the Warriors who will not play against Denver in the regular-season finale Wednesday, with the team already having clinched the No.

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Related Topix: Sports, Golden State Warriors, NBA Basketball, Stephen Curry, David Lee, NBA Players, Atlanta Hawks, Draymond Green, Phoenix Suns, Jordan Crawford, Jermaine O'Neal, Boston Celtics

7 hrs ago | CBS Sports

Lakers' Young says he's NBA's best shooting guard

Having supreme confidence in your abilities has to be a prerequisite to becoming a professional athlete.

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Related Topix: Sports, Los Angeles Lakers, NBA Basketball, Los Angeles Clippers, Philadelphia 76ers, NBA Players, Nick Young

11 hrs ago | CBS Local

Toucher & Rich Ask Mike Gorman: Anyone On The Celtics Untradeable?

The Celtics play game 82 of 82 at the TD Garden Wednesday night against the Washington Wizards, and while they're not vying for a playoff spot, tonight's game has huge lottery implications.

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Related Topix: Sports, NBA Basketball, Miami Heat, LeBron James, Chris Bosh, NBA Players

15 hrs ago | TheCourier.com

Clippers beat Nuggets 117-105 for record 57th win

Los Angeles Clippers forward Blake Griffin, right, goes up for a dunk as Denver Nuggets forward Jan Vesely, of the Czech Republic, defends during the first half of an NBA basketball game, Tuesday, April 15, 2014, in Los Angeles.

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Related Topix: Sports, Los Angeles Clippers, NBA Basketball, Denver Nuggets, Blake Griffin, NBA Players, Jan Vesely, Orlando Magic, Glen Davis, Boston Celtics, J.J. Redick

Tue Apr 15, 2014

International Business Times

Iggy Azalea Makes a Great GF as She Juggles Hectic Career Schedule to ...

Do you want to be a great girlfriend? Well, Aussie singer-rapper Iggy Azalea knows just how to be one.

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Related Topix: Sports, Los Angeles Lakers, Los Angeles Clippers, Philadelphia 76ers, NBA Basketball, NBA Players, Nick Young

BleacherReport

What's Next for Phoenix Suns After Missing 2014 Playoffs?

The Phoenix Suns ' expectation-defying campaign won't end with a playoff berth, but nobody associated with the upstart club will be disappointed for long.

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Related Topix: Sports, Phoenix Suns, NBA Basketball, P.J. Tucker, New Orleans Hornets, NBA Players, Emeka Okafor, Channing Frye

Ledger-Enquirer.com

Wizards' coach Wittman finally makes the playoffs

He's been in charge for 519 of 'em. Won only 190. That winning percentage of .366 makes him the sole owner of last place among the 90 men who have coached at least 400 games since the league started in 1946.

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Related Topix: Sports, NBA Basketball, Portland Trail Blazers, Andre Miller, NBA Players, Denver Nuggets

Bradenton.com

Wizards' coach Wittman finally makes the playoffs

His .366 winning percentage ranks him last among anyone who has coached at least 400 games since the league began in 1946.

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The Big Lead

Milwaukee Bucks Will Have the Most Ping Pong Balls in the 2014 NBA Draft Lottery

With a 110-100 defeat in Toronto Monday night, the Milwaukee Bucks locked up the worst record in the NBA this season, and thus the most ping pong balls in the much-anticipated NBA draft lottery.

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Related Topix: Sports, Los Angeles Lakers, NBA Basketball, Los Angeles Clippers, J.J. Redick, Orlando Magic, NBA Players, Philadelphia 76ers, Nick Young

Rant Sports

Chicago Bulls' Jimmer Fredette Will Shine In Playoffs

With the 2013-14 NBA season rapidly coming to a grinding halt, seldom-used Chicago Bulls guard Jimmer Fredette finally got his chance to produce in head coach Tom Thibideau 's rotation.

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Related Topix: Sports, NBA Basketball, Chicago Bulls, Jimmer Fredette, Sacramento Kings, NBA Players, Atlanta Hawks, Kirk Hinrich

WTKA-AM Ann Arbor

Heat Fall to Wizards, Give Pacers Top Seed

The Indiana Pacers clinched the top seed in the Eastern Conference playoffs on Monday night -- without even playing.

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Related Topix: Sports, Miami Heat, NBA Basketball, LeBron James, Chris Bosh, NBA Players, New Orleans Hornets, Marcin Gortat, Phoenix Suns, Trevor Ariza, Orlando Magic

Mon Apr 14, 2014

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, NBA Basketball, Oklahoma City Thunder, Dallas Mavericks, Minnesota Timberwolves, Indiana Pacers

The Washington Post

Young scores 41 to lead Lakers past Jazz, 119-104

Nick Young scored a season-high 41 points and helped the Los Angeles Lakers snap a seven-game losing streak with a 119-104 victory against the Utah Jazz on Monday night.

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Related Topix: Sports, NBA Basketball, Utah Jazz, Los Angeles Lakers, Kendall Marshall, Los Angeles Clippers, Philadelphia 76ers, Trey Burke, Phoenix Suns, Rudy Gobert, NBA Players, Nick Young

DC Pro Sports Report

Wizards beat the Heat by 21 with dazzling shooting display

Washington erupted in the second quarter for 43 points. The Wiz led by only one point to start the second quarter, but sat on a comfortable 22-point cushion at halftime after going for 43 points in the second.

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Reuters

Suns battling for playoff lives as field nearly set

The Indiana Pacers can secure the Eastern Conference's top seed without taking the court on Monday while the last entrant to the NBA's playoff field could be set with the Phoenix Suns facing a do-or-die game.

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Rant Sports

5 Reasons Why Chicago Bulls Will Win the 2014 NBA Finals

Even without their best player in Derrick Rose, the Chicago Bulls have the ability to make a deep run in the playoffs.

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Wiz of Awes

Heat vs. Wizards preview: Could This Be an NBA Playoffs Match Up?

Mar 10, 2014; Miami, FL, USA; Miami Heat small forward LeBron James is defended by Washington Wizards small forward Trevor Ariza in the second half at American Airlines Arena.

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Related Topix: Sports, NBA Basketball, Miami Heat, John Wall, New Orleans Hornets, Trevor Ariza, NBA Players, Marcin Gortat, Bradley Beal, Phoenix Suns, Orlando Magic

The Advocate

Never-ending injury list gives Pelicansa Austin Rivers an opportunity

Advocate staff photo by RUSTY COSTANZA -- Pelicans guard Austin Rivers shoots as Suns forward Shavlik Randolph defends at the Smoothie King Center on April 9, 2014.

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Related Topix: Sports, Phoenix Suns, NBA Basketball, Shavlik Randolph, Miami Heat, NBA Players

The Charlotte Observer

Ridnour is helping Bobcats keep their guard up

Bobcats guard Luke Ridnour pulls down a rebound in the fourth quarter at Time Warner Cable Arena Saturday, April 12, 2014.

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Related Topix: Sports, Charlotte Bobcats, NBA Basketball, Minnesota Timberwolves, NBA Players, Luke Ridnour, Atlanta Hawks, Jannero Pargo, Chicago Bulls, Kemba Walker

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