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3 hrs ago | Detroit Free Press

Martin, 29, still brings fire and energy to Pistons

'It has been a lot of dedication, staying committed and not giving up,'' Martin said after working out Wednesday morning.

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Related Topix: Sports, NBA Basketball, Detroit Pistons, Will Bynum, Caron Butler, Oklahoma City Thunder

Wed Aug 27, 2014

Rochester Democrat and Chronicle

Lakers work out former draft bust Michael Beasley

Los Angeles Lakers work out Michael Beasley, 7 others Michael Beasley could help the Lakers at a thin small forward position.

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Related Topix: Sports, Los Angeles Lakers, NBA Basketball, Ryan Kelly, Jeremy Lin, Julius Randle, Jordan Clarkson, Nick Young, Houston Rockets

Philly.com

Sam Hinkie amused by Joel Embiid's Twitter antics

Sixers' 2014 lottery selection Joel Embiid has drawn a lot of attention for his comical use of Twitter since his selection by the Sixers.

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Related Topix: Sports, Joel Embiid, Philadelphia 76ers, NBA Basketball

FOX23

Nothin' but Net: No one wins thanks to Taylor

Does Minnesota Timberwolves owner Glen Taylor sound like an immensely bitter, jilted ex-spouse who took the low road, or a truth-teller, unafraid to shed light on a situation no one wants to believe? Taylor spoke about Love after the 25-year-old was sent in the third-biggest blockbuster of the summer, following LeBron James' return to Cleveland and ... (more)

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Related Topix: Sports, Minnesota Timberwolves, NBA Basketball, Kevin Love, Ricky Rubio, Cleveland Cavaliers, Miami Heat, LeBron James

The Wichita Eagle

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American 15-year-old CiCi Bellis becomes the youngest winner at a U.S. Open for 18 years as she eliminates 12th-seeded Dominika Cibulkova.

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Related Topix: Sports, More Sports, Dominika Cibulkova, Tennis, Tennis Players, Minnesota Timberwolves, NBA Basketball, Kevin Love

The Miami Herald

Pelicans sign Salmons

Salmons, who'll be entering his 13th NBA season, averaged 5.2 points, 2.1 rebounds and 1.9 assists over 78 games between Toronto and Sacramento in 2013-14.

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Related Topix: Sports, Toronto Raptors, NBA Basketball, Sacramento Kings, Greivis Vasquez, Patrick Patterson, Rudy Gay

The Capital-Journal

Wiggins, new Wolves receive warm welcome in MN

The Timberwolves unveiled the bounty they got for All-Star Kevin Love at the Minnesota State Fair, and Wiggins wore an ear-to-ear smile for most of the day as hundreds of fans followed him around the fairgrounds.

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Related Topix: Sports, Minnesota Timberwolves, NBA Basketball, Kevin Love, Zach LaVine, Cleveland Cavaliers, Anthony Bennett

The Wichita Eagle

Ex-Chicago Bull Brewer pleads no contest to DUI

Prosecutors say former Chicago Bulls forward Ronnie Brewer has been sentenced to probation after pleading no contest to driving drunk in Beverly Hills.

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Related Topix: Sports, Ronnie Brewer, NBA Basketball, Chicago Bulls, Entertainment

The Fresno Bee

NBA unveils new rules to make baselines safer

In this Aug. 1, 2014, file photo, Indiana Pacers' Paul George is taken off the court after he was injured during the USA Basketball Showcase game in Las Vegas.

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Related Topix: Sports, Indiana Pacers, NBA Basketball, Paul George

ESPN

Hawks officially re-sign improving SF Scott

The Atlanta Hawks have re-signed Mike Scott , who improved his 3-point shot in his second season and almost doubled his scoring average.

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Related Topix: Sports, Atlanta Hawks, NBA Basketball, Mike Scott, NCAA Basketball, NCAA Sports, Virginia Cavaliers NCAA Basketball, University of Virginia NCAA

Tue Aug 26, 2014

The Washington Post

Bucks acquire Jared Dudley from Clippers

The seven-year veteran was dealt by the Los Angeles Clippers on Tuesday in exchange for forward Carlos Delfino, backup center Miroslav Raduljica and a 2015 second-round draft pick.

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Related Topix: Sports, Milwaukee Bucks, NBA Basketball, Los Angeles Clippers, Jared Dudley, Carlos Delfino, Damien Inglis, Miroslav Raduljica

Brandon Sun

Oklahoma City Thunder trades C Hasheem Thabeet to Philadelphia 76ers

The Oklahoma City Thunder have traded centre Hasheem Thabeet and cash to the Philadelphia 76ers for a protected second-round draft pick in 2015 and a trade exception.

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Related Topix: Sports, Oklahoma City Thunder, NBA Basketball, Hasheem Thabeet, Steven Adams, Philadelphia 76ers

WLNS-TV Lansing

Davis, US beat Slovenia in basketball exhibition

Anthony Davis scored 18 points and teamed with forward Kenneth Faried to dominate the inside, leading the U.S. national team to a 101-71 victory over Slovenia on Tuesday in its final exhibition game before the FIBA World Cup of Basketball.

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Related Topix: Goran Dragic (2008 Beijing Olympics), Summer Olympic, Sports, Olympic Basketball, Olympics, Summer Olympics, Goran Dragic, Phoenix Suns, NBA Basketball

Local TV Station KTVZ

Lillard on cover of NBA Live 15

Portland Trail Blazers point guard Damian Lillard has been selected for the cover of NBA Live 15 by EA Sports.

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Related Topix: Sports, Portland Trail Blazers, NBA Basketball, NCAA Basketball, Weber State Wildcats NCAA Basketball, NCAA Sports, Weber State University NCAA, Damian Lillard

Detroit Free Press

Detroit Pistons rookie Spencer Dinwiddie was nearly a Harvard Man

Spencer Dinwiddie was "The Mayor" at Colorado. When it came to his college choice, though, the Pistons' 6-foot-6 rookie point guard had to decide between the Buffaloes and Harvard.

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Related Topix: Sports, Spencer Dinwiddie, NBA Basketball, Detroit Pistons, Kentavious Caldwell-Pope, Rick Mahorn

International Business Times

Kevin Love Chooses Jersey No. 0 With Cleveland Cavaliers; Other NBA Players Who Uses The Number Zero

Kevin Love was officially traded to the Cleveland Cavaliers last Saturday. With a new team, Love, who spent his first six seasons in the NBA with the Minnesota Timberwolves, also has to use a new jersey number switching from the No.

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Related Topix: Sports, Minnesota Timberwolves, NBA Basketball, Kevin Love, Cleveland Cavaliers, Miami Heat, LeBron James, Charlotte Bobcats

Mon Aug 25, 2014

Silicon Alley Insider

White House Insists Obama Didn't Dismiss ISIS As The 'Jayvee Team'

Following recent territorial gains by jihadists affiliated with the extremist group Islamic State, conservatives have criticized President Barack Obama for a January interview with The New Yorker in which he seemed to dismiss the group as a "jayvee team."

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Related Topix: Sports, Los Angeles Lakers, Kobe Bryant

CBS Sports

Lakers sign second-round pick Jordan Clarkson

The 6-foot-5 Clarkson has the potential to play both guard positions, and the Lakers used him both on and off the ball at summer league in Las Vegas.

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Related Topix: Sports, Los Angeles Lakers, NBA Basketball, Jeremy Lin, Kobe Bryant, Jordan Clarkson, Xavier Henry, Nick Young, Houston Rockets

NBA.com

Image link to NBA players aplenty

LeBron James was always taking the summer off from competitive basketball. Kevin Love decided to do the same just before the U.S. National Team opened training camp in Las Vegas last month.

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Related Topix: Sports, NBA Basketball, Utah Jazz, Chicago Bulls, Erik Murphy, Houston Rockets, Donatas Motiejunas, James Harden

Channel3000

Irving get start at PG vs. Slovenia

Kyrie Irving of the Cleveland Cavaliers will start at point guard for Team USA on Tuesday against Slovenia in its final tuneup heading into the FIBA World Cup.

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Related Topix: Sports, Kyrie Irving, NBA Basketball, Cleveland Cavaliers, Chicago Bulls, Derrick Rose, Los Angeles Lakers, Pau Gasol

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