1. Batum an X-Factor in Matchup with Parsons

    On the eve of the 2013 European Championship game, Nicolas Batum received an inspirational late-night visit from Tony Parker, who told his close friend and teammate that France needed ...

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  2. Blazers to Send 24th Pick to Bobcats

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  3. Businessman Kaiser Joins Thunder Ownership

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  4. Thunder Prepare for Another Playoff Clash with Grizzlies

    It took all 82 games and some slightly more-than-anticipated drama on the final night, but the Thunder finally learned its first-round opponent.....

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  5. Reggie Miller: Key to Memphis Series Is Westbrook's Matchup Against Conley

    In conference calls Thursday, several TV analysts discussed the Thunder heading into its first-round playoff matchup with Memphis . Here are some excerpts from their comments on the team...

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  6. Expect Damian Lillard to Rise to Challenge Against Houston Rockets

    The Portland Trail Blazers have earned their shot at a playoff run, and all eyes will be on last season's Rookie of the Year Damian Lillard as he makes his playoff debut...

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  7. Thunder Will Finish off Grizzlies Quickly in 'Tailor-Made Series'

    The Oklahoma City Thunder were a man down when they faced the Memphis Grizzlies in last year's playoffs...

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  8. Jazz To Explore Extensions With Kanter, Burks

    Jazz GM Dennis Lindsey acknowledged Thursday that the team needs stability after last summer's whirlwind of changes, and he told reporters, including Tony Jones of The Salt Lake Tribune, ...

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  9. Blazers Survive Adversity to Surge to Playoffs

    PORTLAND, Ore. (AP) -- After starting off as one of the hottest teams in the NBA , the Portland Trail Blazers wilted a bit after the All-Star break...

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  10. Final Regular-Season Grades for Every Portland Trail Blazers Player

    With the regular season finally coming to an end, there are many questions left unanswered for the Portland Trail Blazers ...

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  11. Falk: Nowhere to Go but Up for Jazz

    It had been 187 days since Trey Burke threw a preseason bounce pass, hitting his finger against a defender in such a way that the bone fractured. But as the rookie point guard cleared out his locker on Thursday morning, it wouldn't bend normally...

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  12. Lindsey Hopes Hayward Is 'Career Jazz Member'

    Next week, Gordon Hayward will be in the Philippines, hosting a basketball camp. Sometime "soon" after that, he'll be getting married...

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  13. Blazers' Robin Lopez Breaks Franchise Single-Season Offensive Rebounding Record

    Robin Lopez had arguably the best season of his career in 2013-14 and topped it off by setting the Portland Trail Blazers ' single-season offensive rebounding record Wednesday night, per the Blazers' communications department ...

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  14. Jazz GM on Corbin: Decision Coming Soon

    A decision on the future of Utah Jazz head coach Tyrone Corbin is coming "in short order," general manager Dennis Lindsey said Thursday afternoon...

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  15. Report: If Adelman Doesn't Return, Timberwolves Eyeing Izzo, Hoiberg, Van Gundy

    On the heels of a report , from Sid Hartman of the Star-Tribune , indicating that there's " no chance" Rick Adelman will return as coach of the Minnesota Timberwolves , we're already getting a glimpse into who his potential replacements may be...

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  16. Shaw 'Definitely' Wants Faried Back

    If there was any doubt as to which side of the Kenneth Faried fence Nuggets coach Brian Shaw currently sits, there isn't any more...

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  17. Debate: Who Is the Jazz's Ideal Draft Pick?

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  18. 'No Chance' Rick Adelman Returns as Timberwolves Coach

    A changing of the guard in Minnesota may be nigh. The Star Tribune 's Sid Hartman reports, "There is no chance — zero — of Rick Adelman returning as Timberwolves ...

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  19. Memphis Grizzlies vs. Oklahoma City Thunder: Western Conference Round 1 Preview

    The Oklahoma City Thunder are healthy with a chance to get revenge on the Memphis Grizzlies for last year's Western Conference semifinals...

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  20. Kevin Durant Enters Michael Jordan Territory with 4th Scoring Title in 5 Years

    Kevin Durant has a long way to go before the Michael Jordan comparisons can begin in earnest, but he's already setting himself apart from the crowd of iconic scorers to go before him...

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  21. Biggest Needs for Minnesota Timberwolves During 2014 Offseason

    How many lottery-bound team have as much talent as the Minnesota Timberwolves ? None. In fact, few playoff teams can match the firepower on Minnesota's roster. They have what should be an MVP candidate in Kevin Love...

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  22. Biggest Needs for Denver Nuggets During 2014 Offseason

    It would be tough to classify this season as anything better than a disappointment for the injury-plagued Denver Nuggets ...

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  23. Biggest Needs for Utah Jazz During 2014 Offseason

    The Utah Jazz —intentionally or not—embraced losing in 2013-14 by sporting the league’s worst defensive rating (109.1 points allowed per 100 possessions) combined with the NBA ’s 25th-ranked offensive rating (100...

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  24. NBA Picks: Memphis Grizzlies vs. Oklahoma City Thunder, Game 1

    The Oklahoma City Thunder are 8-2-2 against the spread in their last 12 home games, which is important to consider when making your NBA playoff picks Saturday, as they prepare to take on the Memphis Grizzlies at Chesapeake Energy Arena...

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  25. Nuggets Send Athletic Trainer Jim Gillen out in Style

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