1. Smart 'Deserved to Play' over Rondo in Crunch Time

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  2. Bulls: Silver 'Respects' Rose's Decision on 'I Can't Breathe' Shirt

    Derrick Rose made a strong, national statement on Saturday night when he wore a black "I can't breathe" shirt during warmups to commemorate Eric Garner, an unarmed black man who passed away after being put in a chokehold by a New York City cop in July..

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  3. Reeling Heat Defenseless . . . and They Know It

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  4. As It Turns Out, Blackmon Jr. Is Right at Home in Indiana

    It was barely more than a year ago when the sharpshooter expected to be the crown jewel of Indiana's talented 2014-15 freshman class was pretty sure he'd be heading elsewhere.....

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  5. Forever T-Mac

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  6. Maple Leafs Forwards Becoming Interchangeable

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  7. Ed Snider 'Proud' of Flyers After West Coast Trip

    A week ago, Flyers chairman Ed Snider railed at his club for its lack of consistent play, absence of secondary scoring and called out several regulars for poor play during what was then a 1-7-1 slide in the standings...

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  8. Flyers' Confidence Improving as Road Trip Nears Finale

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  9. Mike Babcock Staying with Detroit Red Wings?

    Think about the best unrestricted free agents to hit the market. Your Ilya Kovalchuk, your Brad Richards, your Steven Stamkos (potentially).....

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  10. Sixers Injury Update: Tony Wroten nearing return

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  11. Robert Covington, Unlikely Answer to Sixers' Long-Range Prayers

    The Sixers doubled their win total on Saturday night with a last-minute win against the Pistons in Detroit...

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  12. The New York Rangers Signed a 15-Year-Old Diagnosed with Cancer

    The New York Rangers announced a new signing on Monday, coming to terms on a one-day contract with 15-year-old Chris Falzone.....

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  13. The Rangers Are in a Funk, and It's Up to Henrik Lundqvist to Snap...

    The Rangers blew a lead for the 15th time in 22 chances this season against Detroit Saturday night. Lundqvist wasn't in net, but on the bench after a rough game six days earlier....

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  14. This Rangers Lineup Tinkering Is About to Get Interesting

    Alain Vigneault furrowed his brow and thought about this one, the coach knowing he has some difficult decisions sitting in front of him.....

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  15. Blackhawks: Morin Focused on Cracking Lineup, Not Trade

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  16. Patrick Sharp Hoping to Add Fuel to Blackhawks' Fire

    If it were almost any other player coming back from injury, there'd be almost no chance Joel Quenneville would change his lineup after winning six straight, and nine of 10. But Patrick Sharp isn't just any player...

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  17. Bruins Send Rookie David Pastrnak Back to Providence After West Coast Trip

    The Boston Bruins have sent 2014 first-round draft pick David Pastrnak to Providence, per the AHL's transactions page.....

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  18. Haggerty: Marchand Steps Up When He Feels Pressure

    Here's what we learned from the Bruins ' 5-2 win over the Arizona Coyotes at Gila River Arena that snapped a three-game losing streak for Boston, and extended a seven-game losing streak for the Desert Dogs on home ice...

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  19. Karl Towns Is the SEC Freshman of the Week

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  20. Justise Winslow Looks Like a Young James Harden

    NBA comparisons are a tricky business – simply mentioning that Player X looks like Player Y gets everyone hot and bothered. Tempers flare – over NBA player comparisons!...

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  21. Warriors assistant Adams taking defense to new heights

    Mark Jackson turned around a woebegone franchise by sweeping away countless books dedicated to offense, as prepared by offensive wizard Don Nelson, and replacing them with tomes devoted to defense...

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  22. Papanikolaou 'Happy' Knee Injury Isn't Any Worse

    The Rockets ' health situation, with four players out not including Francisco Garcia who left Saturday's game with a sore right leg, has reached the point that it is good news when the injuries are not worse...

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  23. Nick Johnson's Confidence Grows with Boost in Minutes

    Less than two weeks ago, Rockets rookie Nick Johnson had played just a few minutes mopping up just three games. He had excelled in a brief D-League stint, but he seemed far removed from the Rockets rotation...

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  24. Belinelli Shows Signs of Regaining Form

    By this time last season, Marco Belinelli had made 30 of 53 on 3-point shots and caught the attention of the folks in the NBA 's Basketball Operations department who select the contestants for the All-Star Saturday 3-point contest...

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  25. Ettore Messina Is the Perfect Coaching Heir to Gregg Popovich

    Many NBA fans have heard of San Antonio Spurs assistant coach Ettore Messina, but, few know any real information about him other than the fact the coach is from Europe...

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