1. Smart: Outhustling His Demons

    All these years later, he still seethes at the indignity of it all: the color-coded shirts (white for newbies, black for kids slogging through their penance, orange for kids hoping ...

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  2. New Celtics Center Zeller Has a Whirlwind Week

    It has been a bit of a whirlwind the past couple of days for Tyler Zeller, with a future full of promise and excitement.....

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  3. Smart, Olynyk Show Good Signs in Loss

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  4. Warriors' Summer League Preview

    The biggest challenge for Nemanja Nedovic during his first season in the NBA was simply staying healthy enough to adjust to a new league and style of play...

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  5. Shelly Sterling Says Donald Was 'Happy' with Clippers Sale

    Donald Sterling was elated when Shelly Sterling came back with a $2-billion offer to sell the Clippers to former Microsoft Chief Executive Steve Ballmer in May, she said in court Thursday...

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  6. Doc: Clips Got Right Pieces in Hawes, Farmar

    PLAYA VISTA, Calif. -- Doc Rivers feels the Los Angeles Clippers have found the right pieces in the newly acquired Spencer Hawes and Jordan Farmar...

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  7. Raymond Felton Calls Himself an 'Elite' PG

    When former New York Knicks point guard Raymond Felton was dealt to the Dallas Mavericks prior to the 2014 NBA Draft, many Knicks' fans rejoiced.....

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  8. Report: Bulls Have Moves Lined Up to Clear Space

    If the rumors that Tom Thibodeau blitz recruit on Carmelo Anthony is making him question his decision to return to New York , the Chicago Bulls reportedly have deals lined up if ...

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  9. New York 'Niche': Cole Aldrich Hopes to Stick with Knicks

    Former Kansas University center Cole Aldrich said goodbye to his 65 basketball campers early Wednesday afternoon in Robinson Gym, leaving today's final-day duties to his wife, Britt, ...

    Benjamin Cruz Written by Benjamin Cruz about 2 days ago 1,881 reads 1 comments

  10. Kyrie Irving Makes Smart Business Decision

    The Cavs quickly presented what was largely a slam-dunk economic decision as proof of Irving's trust and commitment to the "plan...

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  11. Heat Fans Try to Cope in Uncertain Times

    Economic uncertainty impacts every person a different way. Sometimes it affects one person several ways. Men like Warren Buffet capitalize on it, Jim Cramer obsesses about it and yells accordingly, and others try to avoid it if they can...

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  12. Will Los Angeles Lakers' Julius Randle Win Rookie of the Year?

    After finishing with a record of 27-55 last year, the sixth-worst mark in the league, the Los Angeles Lakers had the seventh-overall pick in last month's draft...

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  13. Los Angeles Lakers: Will Xavier Henry Return?

    One of the positives to emerge from the Los Angeles Lakers ' 27-55 season was their productive group of reserves. Xavier Henry was one of the members of that bench, and his improvement was evident in his fourth season...

    Benjamin Cruz Written by Benjamin Cruz about 2 days ago 45 reads 0 comments

  14. Shabazz Napier Taking Slow Start in Stride

    ORLANDO -- LeBron James' highly endorsed draft pick is going through a rough adjustment period during his first summer league season. Shabazz Napier, the Heat 's 2014 first-round draft pick, used to get all of the calls...

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  15. Lakers Mulling Many 'Plan B' Options

    It's no secret that the Los Angeles Lakers ' primary plan in free agency was to bring the top two prizes available on the market in LeBron James and Carmelo Anthony into their possession...

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  16. Report: Jackson Tries to Lure Gasol to New York

    LAS VEGAS — Knicks president Phil Jackson is trying to sell Lakers free-agent power forward Pau Gasol on the proximity of the United Nations, playing with Carmelo Anthony and extending his career in the triangle offense...

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  17. Funny or Die Presents Dan Gilbert's 'The Decision' with Pat O'Brien

    LeBron James is on the cusp of making "The Decision 2.0," and Cleveland Cavaliers owner Dan Gilbert's infamous 2010 letter is reportedly impacting the superstar's judgment...

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  18. Carmelo Anthony and Chicago Bulls Make Too Much Sense Not to Happen

    The Chicago Bulls cannot offer the world to scoring savant Carmelo Anthony . The Bulls can throw stacks of cash his way, but not the max dollars he could find elsewhere ...

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  19. Best Bargain-Bin NBA 2014 Free-Agency Options for Indiana Pacers

    There are still several good bargain-bin free-agency options for the Indiana Pacers . Bringing in lesser-known free agents who can thrive in head coach Frank Vogel's system should ...

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  20. Mavs-Rockets Front Office Rivalry Intensifies

    This Chandler Parsons offer sheet is BUSINESS for the Dallas Mavericks , but if Mark Cuban is being honest, it's also personal...

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  21. Oladipo, Rookies Lead Magic over Pistons

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  22. DeMar DeRozan Hones His Handle at Wal-Mart

    Basketball never stops in the NBA . The draft and free agency combine to make the scheduled offseason seem like anything but, and players have summer commitments to national teams, ...

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  23. Gerald Wallace Says LeBron James Lacks the Fire of Michael Jordan...

    Perpetually grouchy Boston Celtics forward Gerald Wallace was asked to compare today's NBA superstars to Michael Jordan...

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  24. The Nets Are Getting Rid of the BrooklyKnight, a Terrible...

    When the Nets moved from New Jersey to their shiny rusty new home in Brooklyn in the fall of 2012, they took it as an opportunity to reform the image of the franchise...

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  25. Orlando Summer League 2014: Championship-Day Scores, Stats and Highlights

    The 2014 Orlando Summer League schedule wrapped up almost as soon as it began. The week-long event has showcased some of the top draft picks from June and young stars fighting to ...

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