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Aldridge hoping to get out of first round for first time in his career
Among the red playoff t-shirts hanging over every seat in the Toyota Center on Saturday afternoon, Portland power forward LaMarcus Aldridge stood just inside the 3-point line taking shot after shot.
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Thu Apr 17, 2014
Las Cruces Sun-News
COMMENTARY: Should Sim stay or should he go?
After two years at New Mexico State University, Sim Bhullar could test his stock in the 2014 NBA Draft.
Trail Blazers looking for 1st playoff series victory against Houston: Blazers-Rockets...
Houston's Luis Scola and the Blazers' Joel Przybilla battle for a loose ball during Game 6 of their first-round playoff series in 2009.
Thu Apr 10, 2014
Sacramento Bee Newspaper
Kings expanding global reach with two preseason games in China
When Vivek Ranadive became the majority owner of the Kings, he said he wanted to make DeMarcus Cousins famous in his native India.
Wed Apr 09, 2014
Outside the Spotlight, Is Rockets' Dwight Howard Now an Underrated Superstar?
Dwight Howard is still a very tall man, just shy of seven feet, with a wingspan and personality to match.
Mon Apr 07, 2014
A new year of series and specials for Animal Planet
Retired Chinese professional basketball player Yao Ming with a baby elephant. Ming sets off to help save Africa's elephants and rhinos from extinction by changing a 1,000-year-old Chinese tradition and ending the trade of illegal ivory and rhino horn in his native China in an Animal Planet special airing in the fall.
Fri Apr 04, 2014
WTTC announces big-name line-up for 2014 Global Summit
The World Travel & Tourism Council's 2014 Global Summit in Hainan, China, will examine the role of the industry as a force for good in the world, with headline contributions from Kofi Annan, Jeffrey Katzenberg, Yao Ming, economist Dame DeAnne Julius as well as dozens of industry leaders.
OWN, Animal Planet, Investigation...
Year after year, the annual Discovery Communications upfront event impresses me with the breadth of its offerings and the consistent bold moves that have come to define each of its networks and its brand overall.
Wed Apr 02, 2014
International Business Times
Jeremy Lin, James Harden Backcourt Not Compatible; Change Could Happen Soon
Asian-American star Jeremy Lin is frustrated with his play. In the all-important Western Conference matchup between Houston Rockets and the Clippers, Lin only came up with 10 points on 1-for-10 shooting - a lackadaisical performance that sent a warning to the entire Rockets nation.
Tue Apr 01, 2014
National Public Radio
A New Year Of Series, Specials For Animal Planet
"We believe that there is a value to a planet filled with life, and that every living creature has value," she says.
Fri Mar 28, 2014
China's Yao Ming says faced shark fin...
Chinese basketball superstar Yao Ming said Friday that he was shocked by protests when he spoke out against eating shark fin, but credits his campaign with helping the species rebound.
Thu Mar 27, 2014
The Miami Herald
Mike Sielski: For 76ers, don't just think about it
He was sitting courtside in the Toyota Center on Thursday night, the tipoff of the 76ers' 26th straight loss still 90 minutes away, and Sam Hinkie was in no mood to contemplate the monster he'd created.
Wed Mar 26, 2014
Are the Trail Blazers about to be rescued? Or are they a fraud exposed? Final 10 games will tell
Depending on which narrative you choose to follow, the Trail Blazers today are either a team adrift that is waiting for their star to rescue them ... or a fraud exposed, the mediocre team it always was, now finding that living and dying by the three pointer is not a way to chase championships.
Tue Mar 25, 2014
People's Daily Online
Kenya lauds China's contribution in fight against poaching
Kenya's wildlife authorities on Tuesday praised China's contribution in the fight against rhino and elephant poaching, saying the effort is invaluable.