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  1. Randle's Status Unclear for Summer League Opener

    It becomes MORE and more possible Julius Randle may not suit up for the Lakers ' summer league opener on Friday in Las Vegas. No, the Lakers' rookie prospect did not experience any setbacks with his foot...

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  2. Smart Says Bad-Boy Days Are Behind Him

    WALTHAM -- 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 ...

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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. 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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  8. 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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  9. 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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  10. 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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  11. 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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  12. 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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  13. 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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  14. Paul Pierce Eliminated in WSOP

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  15. Oladipo, Rookies Lead Magic over Pistons

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  16. Mariners' Slide Continues in 4-2 Loss to Twins

    That should be enough, Mariners fans. “Welp” and nothing MORE. No report that starts with “welp” ever brings good news. If you're a parent or, in some cases, a wife, you know this...

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  17. Two Successful Challenges Spark Victory

    SEATTLE -- Major league video directors don't get much attention, but Sean Harlin had a big Thursday night for the Twins at SAFECO FIELD...

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  18. Pino Gets 1st Career Win, Twins Beat Mariners 4-2

    Kendrys Morales had a two-run double in the fifth inning to help Minnesota Twins rookie right-hander Yohan Pino earn his first major league victory, 4-2 over the Seattle Mariners on Thursday night...

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  19. Mets Winning Streak Snapped at Four

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  20. Harang Shuts Down Mets to Avert 4-Game Sweep

    NEW YORK -- Aaron Harang and the rest of the Atlanta Braves knew they couldn't let this one slip away. Not after dropping the first three of a four-game series with the New York Mets , and losing four in a row overall...

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  21. Mets Lose to Braves, 3-1, Fall Short of Series Sweep

    NEW YORK -- Having suddenly discovered a knack for clutch hitting in this final week before the All-Star break, the Mets were angling Thursday to sweep a four-game series from the Atlanta Braves for the first time in a quarter century...

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  22. Clippers Trial Put on Hold Past Tuesday Deadline

    LOS ANGELES -- A trial that could determine the fate of the Los Angeles Clippers was delayed Thursday until after a deadline to conclude a $2 billion sale — and a scheduled NBA vote on the deal — but there is hope for more time...

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  23. Warriors Still 'Sniffing Around' Ways to Use TPE

    The Warriors are still “sniffing around” some possibilities to use their $9.8 million traded-player exception, which expires at 9 p.m. Thursday...

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  24. Nick Johnson Fills Up Stat Sheet in Summer League

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  25. Report: Carmelo Reconsidering Bulls as Option

    Stephen A. Smith and Mike McGraw are reporting that Carmelo Anthony is having second thoughts about re-signing with the New York Knicks, with the Chicago Bulls resurfacing as an option...

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