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49 min ago | The Washington Post

Wizards reached out to Ray Allen early in free-agent process

Ray Allen isn't rushing to make a decision on his basketball future. Labor Day came and went and the 39-year-old sharpshooter is still contemplating whether to retire or return to play his 19th season for another run at a title.


Related Topix: Sports, Washington Wizards, NBA Basketball, John Wall, Paul Pierce, Martell Webster, Miami Heat, Ray Allen

4 hrs ago | SFGate

College of Charleston names Earl Grant hoops coach

Clemson assistant Earl Grant has been named the College of Charleston new men's basketball coach, ending a nearly monthlong search since the firing of Doug Wojcik.


Related Topix: Anthony Johnson

9 hrs ago | Hardwood Paroxysm

Myth Buster: Is Rajon Rondo's Shooting Ability Still A Major Concern?

Over the weekend, rumors swirled around that the four-time All-Star has asked the Boston Celtics to trade him.


Related Topix: Sports, NBA Basketball, Boston Celtics, Rajon Rondo, Marcus Smart

13 hrs ago | WLBT-TV Jackson

Unbeaten US routs New Zealand 98-71 at worlds

2, 2014. BILBAO, Spain - Anthony Davis scored 21 points, Kenneth Faried had 15 and the U.S. remained unbeaten at the Basketball World Cup by beating winless New Zealand 98-71 on Tuesday.


Related Topix: Sports, NBA Basketball, Denver Nuggets, Kenneth Faried

13 hrs ago | Channel3000

No way, Under Armour! Nike swooshes in with $300 million to keep Kevin Durant

Under Armour had its man. It was about to sign basketball superstar Kevin Durant to a 10-year, $285-million endorsement deal.


Related Topix: Sports, Oklahoma City Thunder, NBA Basketball, Kevin Durant

14 hrs ago | BleacherReport

10 NBA Players Who Will Break Out in New Roles During 2014-15

Movement is constant in basketball, even during the offseason. And for these 10 NBA players, moving into a new role in 2014-15 could be all they need to break out.


Related Topix: Sports, San Antonio Spurs, NBA Basketball, Tony Parker, Manu Ginobili, Utah Jazz, Alec Burks

18 hrs ago |

2010 NBA second round choice produces double-double in Serbia victory over Iran

Former NBA player Hamed Haddadi put on a show for the in Granada, Spain, but his performance couldn't get Iran its first 2014 FIBA World Cup victory.


Related Topix: Sports, Phoenix Suns, NBA Basketball, Hamed Haddadi, Bogdan Bogdanovic, Milwaukee Bucks, Miroslav Raduljica

22 hrs ago | SeacoastOnline

From Exeter to Miami: Stowell living a dream

Basketball has led Chris Stowell to some memorable places, from his Exeter High School days to his post-grad year at Tilton School, one of the best prep programs in the country and the alma mater of big-name stars like Georges Niang and Nerlens Noel .


Related Topix: High School Basketball, New Hampshire High School Basketball News, Sports, Georges Niang, NCAA Basketball, Iowa State University NCAA, NCAA Sports, Iowa State Cyclones NCAA Basketball, Philadelphia 76ers, NBA Basketball, Nerlens Noel

Mon Sep 01, 2014

Gorgui Dieng leads Senegal to upset victory over Croatia

Dieng scored 27 points, on 8-of-14 shooting from the field, and grabbed eight rebounds while playing all 40 minutes.


Related Topix: Sports, NBA Basketball, New Jersey Nets, Bojan Bogdanovic

WTOL-TV Toledo

Spain, Greece move to 3-0, Senegal upsets Croatia

1, 2014. . Brazil's Marcelinho Huertas, right, shoots over Spain's Marc Gasol, center, and Pau Gasol, left, during the Group A Basketball World Cup match between Brazil and Spain in Granada, Spain, Monday Sept.


Related Topix: Sergio Rodriguez, Sports, NBA Basketball, Chicago Bulls, Los Angeles Lakers, Pau Gasol, Rudy Fernandez, Juan Carlos Navarro

Deming Headlight

Spain, Greece move to 3-0, Senegal upsets Croatia

Spain beat Brazil in a battle of unbeatens to take the lead in Group A, while Greece also improved to 3-0 in a Group B that Senegal shook up with the big upset Monday at the Basketball World Cup.


Related Topix: Sports, NBA Basketball, Chicago Bulls, Los Angeles Lakers, Pau Gasol, Juan Carlos Navarro, Sergio Rodriguez, Minnesota Timberwolves, Bojan Bogdanovic

Sacramento Bee Newspaper

Spain, Greece move to 3-0, Senegal upsets Croatia

Spain and Greece are headed to the round of 16, and Senegal is in position to join them after shaking up Group B with an upset Monday at the Basketball World Cup.


Related Topix: Sports, NBA Basketball, Chicago Bulls, Los Angeles Lakers, Pau Gasol, Sergio Rodriguez, Juan Carlos Navarro, Bojan Bogdanovic, Hamed Haddadi

Sir Charles in Charge

5 NBA Players That Will Improve Significantly

Feb 21, 2014; Toronto, Ontario, CAN; Cleveland Cavaliers forward Anthony Bennett dunks the ball against the Toronto Raptors at Air Canada Centre.


Related Topix: Sports, NBA Basketball, Cleveland Cavaliers, Anthony Bennett, Toronto Raptors, Jonas Valanciunas


One weekend, three celebrity weddings

In Miami, basketball star Dwyane Wade tied the knot with actress Gabrielle Union on Saturday, the same weekend that Ashlee Simpson -- the musical younger sister of Jessica Simpson -- reportedly wed Diana Ross' actor son Evan in Connecticut, and Donnie Wahlberg said "I do" to Jenny McCarthy.


Related Topix: Sports, Miami Heat, Dwyane Wade, NBA Basketball


Dream beckons as NBA scouts keep an eye on Hadley

Scotch Oakburn College basketballer Gabe Hadley, who has played against teams from across the world in front of scouts from the NBA.


Related Topix: Sports, Toronto Raptors, Minnesota Timberwolves, NBA Basketball, Ronny Turiaf, John Salmons

Chicago Sun-Times

Team USA tops Turkey in World Cup; Derrick Rose held to 2 points

In the second game of pool play at the FIBA World Cup, the United States was getting embarrassed by a Turkey team with only one NBA player, and Rose was one of many culprits.


Related Topix: Sports, NBA Basketball, Chicago Bulls, Derrick Rose, Kyrie Irving, Cleveland Cavaliers, Kenneth Faried, Denver Nuggets

Baron Davis -- I'M Producing Movies Now

Baron Davis has the Hollywood bug -- telling TMZ Sports he's working on a career as a movie producer ... and already has projects in the works.


Related Topix: Baron Davis

Sun Aug 31, 2014


Report: Rockets to get Terry in deal with Kings

A person with knowledge of the deal says the Houston Rockets will acquire guard Jason Terry in a trade with Sacramento.


Related Topix: Sports, NBA Basketball, Houston Rockets, Washington Wizards, Trevor Ariza, Cleveland Cavaliers, Alonzo Gee, Jason Terry, Sacramento Kings

Post and Courier

Earl Grant, Bobby Lutz finalists for College of Charleston basketball job

Clemson assistant basketball coach Earl Grant is one of two finalist for the College of Charleston head basketball job.


Related Topix: Sports, NCAA Basketball, Clemson Tigers NCAA Basketball, NCAA Sports, Clemson University NCAA, Rod Hall, K.J McDaniels, K.J. McDaniels, Philadelphia 76ers

Door Reminder

Kevin Durant will sign new contract with Nike

Oklahoma City Thunder star and NBA MVP Kevin Durant plans to stay with Nike and accept an offer from the sports apparel giant that will rival Under Armour's 10-year, $250-million offer.


Related Topix: Sports, NBA Basketball, Oklahoma City Thunder, Kevin Durant