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1 hr ago | Nanaimo Daily News

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Kyrie Irving made all five shots and scored 12 points starting in place of Derrick Rose, and the U.S. national basketball team beat the Dominican Republic 105-62 on Wednesday night in an exhibition game.

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Related Topix: Sports, Derrick Rose, NBA Basketball, Chicago Bulls, Houston Rockets, James Harden, Francisco Garcia, Atlanta Hawks, Al Horford

1 hr ago | WLNS-TV Lansing

US routs Dominicans in exhibition as Rose rests

NEW YORK - Kyrie Irving made all five shots and scored 12 points starting in place of Derrick Rose, and the U.S. national basketball team beat the Dominican Republic 105-62 on Wednesday night in an exhibition game.

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Related Topix: Sports, Derrick Rose, NBA Basketball, Chicago Bulls, Houston Rockets, James Harden, Francisco Garcia, Atlanta Hawks, Al Horford

5 hrs ago | Contra Costa Times

Warriors preseason schedule unveiled

The Warriors will play preseason games at Oracle Arena on Oct. 21 against the Los Angeles Clippers and Oct. 24 against Denver.

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Related Topix: Sports, Golden State Warriors, Harrison Barnes, NBA Basketball

5 hrs ago | The Indianapolis Star

Ray Allen satisfied with charges for 7 teen trespassers

Ray Allen satisfied with trespass charges for 7 teens Ray Allen has been advised that Miami-Dade County will pursue charges against seven teens.

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Related Topix: Sports, Miami Heat, NBA Basketball, Ray Allen

9 hrs ago | KVIA-TV El Paso

NBA roundup: Veteran ref Bavetta retires

The league announced the 74-year-old Bavetta's retirement on Tuesday. He worked his first NBA game on Dec. 2, 1975, in Madison Square Garden in New York.

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Related Topix: Sports, NBA Basketball, Chicago Bulls, Detroit Pistons, Andre Drummond, Derrick Rose

13 hrs ago | Albany Times Union

As Durant steps back, US team is moving forward

USA Basketball head coach Mike Krzyzewski of Duke University answers reporters questions following a team practice at the Brooklyn Nets training facility in East Rutherford, N.J., Tuesday, Aug. 19, 2014.

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Related Topix: Sports, Summer Olympic, Olympics, Summer Olympics, Olympic Basketball, NBA Basketball, Chicago Bulls, Derrick Rose

18 hrs ago | The Fresno Bee

Leonard Pitts Jr.: What's next in Ferguson? Let's try a little education

That's what should concern us now. When the nightly dance of angry protesters, opportunistic criminals, and inept police clashing over the shooting of unarmed black teenager Michael Brown finally ends, what steps should civic-minded people take to address the ongoing abuse of African Americans by the criminal injustice system? Not just in Ferguson, ... (more)

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Related Topix: Sports, Ray Allen, Miami Heat, NBA Basketball

20 hrs ago | Sir Charles in Charge

Los Angeles Lakers: Assault Charges Against Nick Young Dropped

Apr 16, 2014; San Antonio, TX, USA; Los Angeles Lakers forward Nick Young shoots the ball over San Antonio Spurs guard Danny Green during the first half at AT&T Center.

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Related Topix: Sports, Los Angeles Lakers, NBA Basketball, Nick Young, San Antonio Spurs, Danny Green

Tue Aug 19, 2014

The Winnipeg Free Press

Agent: Dante Cunningham plans to sue accuser after domestic assault charges dropped

The agent for free-agent forward Dante Cunningham says his client plans to file a civil lawsuit against the woman who accused him of domestic assault.

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Related Topix: Sports, NBA Basketball, Minnesota Timberwolves, Dante Cunningham

Examiner.com

Knicks rumors: Carmelo Anthony guarantees 2015 NBA Playoffs for New York Knicks

Knicks rumors have taken an interesting turn, as Carmelo Anthony has guaranteed fans a spot in the 2015 NBA Playoffs.

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Related Topix: Sports, NBA Basketball, New York Knicks, Carmelo Anthony, Jose Calderon, Dallas Mavericks, Tim Hardaway Jr., Iman Shumpert, Samuel Dalembert

The Washington Post

Blatt adds Larry Drew to Cavs' coaching staff

Blatt will have Drew, Jim Boylan, Bret Brielmaier and James Posey on the bench with him along with Tyronn Lue, named an associate head coach in June.

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Related Topix: James Posey, Tyronn Lue, Jason Kidd, Phil Handy, Vitaly Potapenko, Sports

KVIA-TV El Paso

NBA roundup: Cleamons expected to join Knicks' staff

The New York Knicks will add Jim Cleamons to new coach Derek Fisher's staff, the Los Angeles Times reported Monday.

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Related Topix: Sports, NBA Basketball, Houston Rockets, New York Knicks, Chicago Bulls, Jordan Hamilton

The Orlando Sentinel

NBA's Allen's may press trespassing charges against Miami teens

Miami Heat basketball star Ray Allen is likely to press charges against a group of teenagers who in the middle of the night slipped into his south Florida home, entering the bedroom where his wife Shannon and four children were sleeping, officials said.

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Related Topix: Sports, Miami Heat, NBA Basketball, Ray Allen

Black Enterprise

Former NBA Player Calls Reverend Al Sharpton A 'Coon'

The death of Michael Brown has provoked a lot of thoughts, discussions, and criticism from people from all sides of the moral fence.

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Related Topix: Gilbert Arenas

Mon Aug 18, 2014

Greenwich Citizen

Army grad Coach K takes USA team to West Point

United States basketball head coach Mike Krzyzewski, center, and players on the national team, pose for a photo on the steps of Washington Hall as cadets line up before lunch at the U.S. Military Academy on Monday, Aug. 18, 2014, in West Point, N.Y. The team held an afternoon practice session at the academy.

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Related Topix: Sports, Stephen Curry, Golden State Warriors, NBA Basketball

KARE-TV Minneapolis

Felony assault charge against Cunningham droppedFelony assault charge ...

Felony assault charge against Cunningham dropped Hennepin County prosecutor Mike Freeman says there "is not proof beyond a reasonable doubt" that a crime was committed.

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Related Topix: Sports, Minnesota Timberwolves, NBA Basketball, Dante Cunningham

Bradenton.com

Grizzlies sign draft pick Jarnell Stokes to deal

The Grizzlies did not disclose the terms Monday. The Commercial Appeal reports it's a three-year deal worth more than $2.5 million for the 35th pick overall.

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Related Topix: Sports, Jarnell Stokes, NBA Basketball, Memphis Grizzlies

Inland Valley Daily Bulletin

In Laker Nick Younga s sexual-assault lawsuit, woman drops 3 of 7 counts

A woman agreed to drop three of her seven allegations against Los Angeles Laker guard Nick Young, who she claims had non-consensual sex with her after he bought her several drinks at a West Hollywood bar in 2011.

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Related Topix: Sports, Los Angeles Lakers, NBA Basketball, Nick Young

Ledger-Enquirer.com

Steve Ballmer debuts as LA Clippers owner

The former Microsoft CEO made his way through the crowd inside Staples Center to Eminem's "Lose Yourself," exchanging high-fives and chest-bumping as he took the stage in front of 4,500 fans.

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Related Topix: Sports, Los Angeles Clippers, NBA Basketball, Chris Paul, DeAndre Jordan, Blake Griffin

CBS Local

Bennett Preparing For Upcoming NBA Season

Bennett and Andrew Wiggins, the last two No. 1 overall NBA draft picks, are expected to be traded from the Cleveland Cavaliers to the Minnesota Timberwolves in a deal for All-Star forward Kevin Love, perhaps as soon as this weekend.

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Related Topix: Sports, NBA Basketball, Cleveland Cavaliers, Minnesota Timberwolves, Andrew Wiggins, Kevin Love

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