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  1. Rondo moving on after suspension over outburst with CarlisleRead the original story w/Photo

    2 min ago | Washington Times

    Rajon Rondo says frustration sparked a run-in with Dallas coach Rick Carlisle during a game and the Mavericks point guard is ready to move on after a one-game suspension. Rondo said Friday that he and Carlisle had agreed their communication needed to improve after he was benched following a heated exchange in the third quarter of a win over Toronto on Tuesday.

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  2. Bucks vs. Lakers Preview: Milwaukee heads West looking for five straight wins over LakersRead the original story

    5 min ago | Brew Hoop

    The Bucks head West for a four-game road swing, with the first stop being in sunny Los Angeles where crazy things like wind chill don't exist. Imagine that.

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  3. Detroit Pistons host New York KnicksRead the original story

    5 min ago | Detroit Bad Boys

    The Pistons are so, so close to the Playoffs. With twenty-three wins to thirty-four losses, they find themselves tied with Brooklyn, Charlotte, and Indiana in the win column, two games back of Brooklyn and Charlotte in the loss column, and dead even with Indiana overall.

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  4. First African-American to play in an NBA game diesRead the original story

    2 hrs ago | Reuters

    The National Basketball Association on Friday hailed Earl Lloyd, the first African-American to play in an NBA game, as "a modest gentleman who played the game with skill, class, and pride." Lloyd, a ninth-round pick by the Washington Capitols in 1950 as one three black players drafted by the NBA that year, died on Thursday in Tennessee at the age of 86. A 6-foot-6 small forward, Lloyd broke the NBA color barrier on Oct. 31, 1950, when he entered a game against the Rochester Royals.

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  5. 'Sneaker summit' to bring shoe-parrazi to the Moda CenterRead the original story w/Photo

    9 min ago | Business Journal

    A sneaker summit on Sunday at the Moda Center will feature hundreds of rare shoes, such as retro Air Jordans. Sneaker collectors will gather at the Moda Center Sunday for a swap meet likely to feature some rarely seen kicks.

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  6. Earl Lloyd, 1st black player in NBA, dies at 86Read the original story

    11 min ago | KNDO

    Earl Lloyd was a player and coach, an NBA champion and later a Hall of Famer. Within the basketball world, he's something much bigger.

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  7. Former Gators PG Scottie Wilbekin Entering NBA Free Agency... an option for the Knicks?Read the original story

    14 min ago | Posting and Toasting

    Scottie Wilbekin, former Florida Gators Point Guard and current starting PG for the Australian League's Cairns Taipans, is having an incredible season overseas. He's leading the Taipans on their first title run and has been named the teams MVP and Defensive Player of the Year in his first season with the team.

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  8. LeBron James out, being rested Friday night vs. PacersRead the original story w/Photo

    16 min ago | MSNBC

    That said, David Blatt gets it - the Cavaliers are not playing for a February Friday in Indiana, they are playing for June. Irving healthy and LeBron rested matter far, far more important to the team.

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  9. David Blatt chooses to sit LeBron James versus Indiana PacersRead the original story w/Photo

    17 min ago | Cleveland.com

    Cavaliers Head Coach David Blatt revealed during his pregame address that LeBron James, after scoring a season-high of 42 points on Thursday would not play tonight versus the Indiana Pacers. Blatt said he made the decision to sit James while his superstar is dealing with minor back stiffness.

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  10. Earl Lloyd, first black player in NBA, dies at 86Read the original story w/Photo

    17 min ago | HeraldNet

    Associated Press In photo from 2003, Earl Lloyd is honored at halftime of the Detroit Pistons-Orlando Magic NBA playoff game in Auburn Hills, Mich. Lloyd, the first black player in NBA history, died Thursday.

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  11. Russell Westbrook: "I Was Shooting Too Much"Read the original story w/Photo

    18 min ago | Thunderous Intentions

    Feb 26, 2015; Phoenix, AZ, USA; Oklahoma City Thunder guard Russell Westbrook dribbles the ball past Phoenix Suns guard Eric Bledsoe during the first quarter at US Airways Center. Mandatory Credit: Rick Scuteri-USA TODAY Sports In a post-game interview, Thunder guard Russell Westbrook explained a poor performance versus the Phoenix Suns in a most news-worthy way : "Honestly, I think I was actually shooting too much," Westbrook said.

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  12. San Antonio Spurs at Sacramento Kings: Prediction, Key Players, InjuriesRead the original story w/Photo

    19 min ago | Air Alamo

    Nov 28, 2014; San Antonio, TX, USA; San Antonio Spurs small forward Kawhi Leonard celebrates a score with power forward Boris Diaw against the Sacramento Kings during the second half at AT&T Center. The Spurs won 112-104.

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  13. Your Word Of The Week: 'Woonerf'Read the original story w/Photo

    26 min ago | KUOW-FM Seattle

    In Holland, a woonerf is a living street. In Seattle, a woonerf is confusing - by design.

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  14. FanDuel Daily Fantasy Basketball for Friday's NBA gamesRead the original story

    27 min ago | Peachtree Hoops

    As you recall, SBNation has partnered with FanDuel this season to give our readers a chance to see what is the latest breaking trend in the fantasy basketball industry, Daily Fantasy Sports . Even though this is a sponsored post with affiliate links, all of the opinions in this post are my own.

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  15. Derrick Rose injury update: Will Chicago Bulls let Rose return to court early?Read the original story w/Photo

    28 min ago | Examiner.com

    A Derrick Rose injury update from Friday indicates he could return in just four to six weeks. Rose suffered a torn meniscus in his right knee and to go in for surgery, with the original prognosis stating he wouldn't be back until the 2015-16 NBA season.

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  16. Isaiah Thomas Addition Is Big Step in Right Direction for Boston Celtics' FutureRead the original story w/Photo

    29 min ago | BleacherReport

    It's been roughly 10 years since the Boston Celtics had a consistent, efficient offensive weapon on their roster. Someone who lives at the free-throw line, draws double-teams off the dribble, turns pick-and-rolls into unsolvable riddles and launches fireballs from the three-point line.

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  17. Cousins officially ruled out against SpursRead the original story

    31 min ago | Sactown Royalty

    Sacramento's hopes to beat the Spurs took a big blow today as DeMarcus Cousins has officially been ruled out of action for tonight's game due to a left ankle sprain and left hip contusion. Cousins landed awkwardly late in Wednesday's game against the Grizzlies and while he didn't leave the game, he was limping noticeably afterwards.

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  18. Exhausted Spurs don't have anything left to proveRead the original story

    32 min ago | Pounding the Rock

    The Spurs lost another game the other night. This is happening with an alarming degree of frequency this season and I find myself oddly at peace with it.

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  19. Chandler Parsons to miss fourth consecutive game SaturdayRead the original story

    34 min ago | Dallas Morning News

    Dallas Mavericks forward Chandler Parsons watches his warm up before the game against the Golden State Warriors at the American Airlines Center. Chandler Parsons will miss his fourth consecutive game Saturday when the Dallas Mavericks play Brooklyn, coach Rick Carlisle said Friday.

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  20. Giannis is in GQ with Malin AkermanRead the original story

    35 min ago | Brew Hoop

    It's not a story about him , but Giannis Antetokounmpo still took some time out of his busy schedule to do a photo shoot with the lovely and talented Malin Akerman for GQ .

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