1. No.1 PG Kris Dunn to Commit to Providence

    When Ed Cooley was hired from Fairfield as Providence’s new head coach, there were some questions regarding his ability to recruit top-flight talent. Those concerns will be alleviated on Wednesday, as sources have told CBSSports...

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  2. Knicks Ready to Add Former Hawks Head Coach Mike Woodson

    The Knicks are moving closer to hiring former Hawks head coach Mike Woodson as an assistant coach, which will fuel speculation that Woodson may one day succeed Mike D'Antoni as the team's head coach...

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  3. Paul Pierce Could Play in New Impact Basketball League

    A new basketball league consisting of entirely professional players is beginning in September. Impact Basketball, an elite training facility in Las Vegas, will host the league, which will reportedly consist of nearly 70 NBA players...

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  4. Green Eyes Future With Celtics

    Three months after the end of his season, Jeff Green(notes) can admit what had become obvious to him and anyone else watching the Boston Celtics in the playoffs: He never truly found ...

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  5. Ashley Down to Four

    This seems to be the week for narrowing lists. We've heard from Robert Carter, Winston Shepard and Kasey Hill already. Now Brandon Ashley has evidently narrowed his list...

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  6. Derek Anderson Accused of Financing Drug Ring

    During testimony in the federal trial of Ricky Kelly, a man once charged in state court with eight murders, a familiar name has popped up: former Cat Derek Anderson...

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  7. Lawson Signs With Team in Lithuania

    Denver Nuggets point guard Ty Lawson, a former North Carolina star, will join Zalgiris Kaunas of Lithuania, signing a deal that will allow him to return to the NBA if the lockout ends...

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  8. Harrison Barnes Briefly Freaks Out Fans

    Back in April, yours truly was mighty impressed with the North Carolina Tar Heels' budding outdoor campus pickup tradition, which our buddy Ben Cohen at the Wall Street Journal captured with a fun little feature piece at the time...

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  9. Duke Wins in China - No Brawls Necessary

    It was probably for the best that the music drowned out the noise of the game, as it likely sheltered the crowd from the periodic outbursts of Duke Coach Mike Krzyzewski who at times appeared unhappy with the officiating...

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  10. Rivers, Duke Look Solid

    Highly recruited freshman guard Austin Rivers didn't disappoint in his Duke debut. Rivers, who's considered to be one of the top freshmen in the nation, led the Blue Devils with ...

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  11. Singler Headed to Spain While NBA Sits

    Before he plays in the NBA, former Duke star Kyle Singler will play in Spain. The second-round pick by the Detroit Pistons last June, Singler agreed to a contract with Alicante of the ACB League, the top professional league in Spain...

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  12. No Violation, But Headache for Memphis Tigers Basketball Squad

    It was a run-of-the-mill interview of a top recruit for a recruiting website. Nothing novel about that. But one sentence in Shabazz Muhammad's July 2010 interview with the Duke-focused DevilsIllustrated...

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  13. Scout.com's 2013 Top 100

    On Monday we released our 2012 rankings. Now it's time to take a look at the 2013 class. Jabari Parker kept the top spot, but Julius Randle and Nerlens Noel aren't far behind...

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  14. The Game Talked About LeBron's Mom in a New Song

    LeBron James is supposed to be enjoying his time away from basketball as the NBA toils in relative lockout obscurity. Instead though, “The King” is having arguably his worst 24-hour stretch since his epic choke in the NBA finals...

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  15. Warriors Clean House on the Business Side

    This one is difficult to get too upset over, unlike the lockout layoffs. The San Jose Mercury News reports that new Warriors owner Joe Lacob has made good on his intention to replace the business side staff...

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  16. Chris Mullin Wants Run TMC Raised to the Rafters in Oakland

    Chris Mullin found meaning -- and NBA brilliance -- when he wasn't just Chris Mullin any more. It happened a few years after his Warriors debut and not long after he confronted his alcohol issues...

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  17. Pippen Wins $2.37 Million Judgment in Airplane Deal

    The South Florida Business Journal reports: Former Chicago Bulls star Scottie Pippen won a $2.37 million judgment against a Miami businessman and CF Air as a result of Pippen's disastrous ownership of an airplane through a company called Air Pip...

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  18. Chris Mullin: Donnie Walsh Will Be Back

    Newly minted Hall of Famer Chris Mullin believes former Knicks executive Donnie Walsh will be back in an NBA front office someday...

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  19. Looking At The Point Forward's Top 100 List

    Yesterday, writing for SI’s The Point Forward, in his sprawling “Top 100 NBA Players” list, Zach Lowe delivered us number 11 through 20...

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  20. Flamboyant Coach Named

    Michael Ray Richardson, former NBA player, will be the first coach of the London Lightning in the newly-formed National Basketball League of Canada...

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  21. Kendrick Perkins Claims He Did Not Drink One Drop of Alcohol That Night

    I know, Kendrick Perkins isn’t a Celtic anymore. But we’re in a lockout, people, meaning news is slower than Eddy Curry on tranquilizers. Plus, the Perkins story is becoming interesting as it gets more complicated daily...

    Matt King Written by Matt King about 3 years ago 333 reads 1 comments

  22. President Obama: Why Doesn't Ray Allen Teach Rondo How to Shoot?

    An excerpt of Jackie MacMullan‘s forthcoming biography of Shaquille O’Neal, entitled “Shaq Uncut,” provides some insight into why Rajon Rondo may have struggled ...

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  23. Former Receiver Mo Lee Makes Smooth Transition to Cornerback

    Often players hesitate when coaches ask them to change positions in college. Leaving a familiar position for unknown territory can be a bit scary...

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  24. Son of NFL Star Showing Promise at Wide Receiver

    Dres Anderson hopes to follow in his father's footsteps. However, the son of NFL record-holding wide receiver Willie "Flipper" Anderson knows it won't be easy. The quest, though, isn't something the Utah redshirt freshman is shying away from...

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  25. CU Coach Jon Embree Likes What He Sees from Freshman CB Greg Henderson

    The envelope please. . . . Among an apparent cast of thousands, the first cornerback mentioned Saturday by Colorado coach Jon Embree after the scrimmage was a true freshman...

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