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4 min ago | Nanaimo Daily News


There's a flashy brand of basketball being played by a new pair of rising California rivals.


Related Topix: Sports, Los Angeles Clippers, Golden State Warriors, Portland Trail Blazers, Atlanta Hawks, New Orleans Hornets, Chris Paul, Jamal Crawford, DeAndre Jordan, Blake Griffin, NBA Players

1 hr ago | Worcester County Times

Wizards' fast-moving John Wall makes playoff debut

John Wall talks as fast as he plays. That makes him entertaining to be around, even when the ball gets thrown out of bounds or when the sentences come out a bit funky.


Related Topix: Sports, Washington Wizards, John Wall, NBA Players, Milwaukee Bucks, Portland Trail Blazers, Marcin Gortat, Bradley Beal, Andre Miller, Phoenix Suns, Orlando Magic, Drew Gooden, Denver Nuggets

Thu Apr 17, 2014

Nanaimo Daily News


This season was supposed to be the start of a "new era" for the Sacramento Kings, as owner Vivek Ranadive proclaimed over and over again when he took over last year.


Related Topix: Sports, Sacramento Kings, Toronto Raptors, Minnesota Timberwolves, Los Angeles Clippers, Rudy Gay, Derrick Williams, Reggie Evans, Isaiah Thomas, NBA Players, Memphis Grizzlies, DeMarcus Cousins

Northern Michigan News

Cavaliers enter an interesting offseason

Once Irving finished answering questions, Cleveland's All-Star point guard quickly left the locker room.


Related Topix: Sports, Cleveland Cavaliers, Dion Waiters, NBA Players

News 4 Jax

NBA player to open Hooters in Russia

Andrei Kirilenko, the National Basketball Association player known as AK-47, plans to open five Hooters franchise restaurants in his native Russia.


Related Topix: Sports, Minnesota Timberwolves, Andrei Kirilenko, Utah Jazz, NBA Players

Northern Michigan News

Let the (real) games begin: It's NBA playoff time

Overtime thrillers in Memphis and Charlotte, a go-ahead dunk in Oklahoma City to win a game and cap another scoring title for Kevin Durant, plus some good old-fashioned disinterest by Brooklyn ... all that, and more, on the final night of the season was needed before the eight conference-quarterfinal matchups in this season's NBA playoffs could be ... (more)


Related Topix: Sports, Miami Heat, Dallas Mavericks, Oklahoma City Thunder, NBA Players, Kevin Durant, LeBron James, Shane Battier, Memphis Grizzlies, Houston Rockets

CBS Local

Sixers Top Resting Heat in Finale, 100-87

For Philadelphia, the season finale was about what's coming next year. For Miami, it's about what's coming next week.


Related Topix: Sports, Miami Heat, Ray Allen, Dwyane Wade, LeBron James, Washington Wizards, Orlando Magic, Shane Battier, NBA Players, Rashard Lewis, Memphis Grizzlies, Houston Rockets, Boston Celtics

USA Today

Burke's 32 lift Jazz over Wolves in the finale

Rick Adelman trudged off the basketball court for maybe the final time in his professional life and he couldn't hide the disappointment.


Related Topix: Sports, Utah Jazz, Gordon Hayward, Derrick Favors, Jeremy Evans, Trey Burke, Enes Kanter, New Jersey Nets, NBA Players

CBS Local

Warriors Beat Nuggets To End Regular Season, Face Clippers In 1st Round Of Playoffs

Jordan Crawford scored a career-high 41 points and Harrison Barnes added 30 as a squad of Golden State backups beat the Denver Nuggets 116-112 Wednesday night.


Related Topix: Sports, Denver Nuggets, Golden State Warriors, Ty Lawson, Washington Wizards, J.J. Hickson, Cleveland Cavaliers, Danilo Gallinari, New York Knicks, Portland Trail Blazers, Sacramento Kings, JaVale McGee, NBA Players

Goodwin helps Suns to 104-99 win over Kings

Archie Goodwin scored 12 of his career-high 29 points in the fourth quarter and the Suns defeated the Sacramento Kings 104-99 Wednesday night in the season finale for both teams.


Related Topix: Sports, Phoenix Suns, Sacramento Kings, Archie Goodwin, Goran Dragic, Marcus Morris, NBA Players, Channing Frye, Houston Rockets

Wed Apr 16, 2014

Raptors fall to Knicks, still land No. 3 seed

The Raptors ended their regular season by blowing a 21-point lead in a 95-92 loss to the New York Knicks Wednesday.


Related Topix: Sports, New York Knicks, Toronto Raptors, Carmelo Anthony, Golden State Warriors, Dallas Mavericks, Tyson Chandler, NBA Players, J.R. Smith, Jeremy Tyler, Denver Nuggets

Evans leads Pelicans past Rockets

Tyreke Evans had 25 points and 10 assists, and the New Orleans Pelicans closed out a difficult season with a crowd pleasing 105-100 victory over the playoff-bound Houston Rockets on Wednesday night.


Related Topix: Sports, Houston Rockets, Dwight Howard, Los Angeles Lakers, Golden State Warriors, Troy Daniels, Jordan Hamilton, Jeremy Lin, Terrence Jones, Orlando Magic, NBA Players, New York Knicks, Denver Nuggets

ABC News

Durant Has 42, Thunder Beat Pistons 112-111

The Detroit Pistons had Kentavious Caldwell-Pope. The Oklahoma City Thunder had Kevin Durant.


Related Topix: Sports, Detroit Pistons, Oklahoma City Thunder, Milwaukee Bucks, Greg Monroe, Kyle Singler, Brandon Jennings, NBA Players, Kentavious Caldwell-Pope


Beal, Wizards pocket East's No. 5 seed

Bradley Beal scored 27 points and Washington clinched the No. 5 seed in the Eastern Conference with a 118-102 win over the Boston Celtics on Wednesday night.


Related Topix: Sports, Washington Wizards, John Wall, Marcin Gortat, Bradley Beal, Trevor Booker, Phoenix Suns, Orlando Magic, NBA Players, Boston Celtics

Walker leads Bobcats over Bulls in OT, 91-86

Charlotte Bobcats' Kemba Walker, center, drives between Chicago Bulls' Carlos Boozer, left, and D.J. Augustin, right, during the second half of an NBA basketball game in Charlotte, N.C., Wednesday.


Related Topix: Sports, Charlotte Bobcats, Chicago Bulls, NBA Players, Kemba Walker, Los Angeles Lakers, Josh McRoberts, Indiana Pacers, Al Jefferson, Gerald Henderson, Utah Jazz, Orlando Magic

Nets rest starters, lose 114-85 to Cavaliers

Brooklyn Nets' Kevin Garnett, Marquis Teague, Paul Pierce and Alan Anderson, from left, watch from the bench in the first quarter of an NBA basketball game against the Cleveland Cavaliers on Wednesday, in Cleveland.


Related Topix: Sports, Cleveland Cavaliers, New Jersey Nets, Tyler Zeller, Dion Waiters, Kyrie Irving, Anthony Bennett, NBA Players

Northern Michigan News

Pacers rest 3 starters, cruise past Magic 101-86

Rasual Butler and Chris Copeland each scored 19 points as the Indiana Pacers rested their key players and cruised to a 101-86 victory over the Orlando Magic in the regular-season finale for both teams.


Related Topix: Sports, Indiana Pacers, Orlando Magic, NBA Players, Jameer Nelson, David West, New Orleans Hornets, Dallas Mavericks, Philadelphia 76ers, Ian Mahinmi, Evan Turner

NewsTalk 1530 KFBK

Shaquille O'Neal recreates 'Animal House' scene with Brent Barry

Once upon a time, Shaquille O'Neal was a budding thespian of sorts. The former NBA great starred in such cinematic "masterpieces" as Kazaam and Steel .


Related Topix: Sports, Shaquille O'Neal, NBA Players, Brent Barry, Houston Rockets, Boston Celtics

WTAQ-AM Green Bay

Milwaukee Bucks owner Herb Kohl agrees to sell team

Herb Kohl plans to sell the NBA franchise to hedge fund billionaires Wesley Edens and Marc Lasry for $550 million.


Related Topix: Sports, Milwaukee Bucks

The News Tribune

Dallas Mavericks

That is what's at stake in the Western Conference Wednesday night when the Memphis Grizzlies host the Dallas Mavericks at FedExForum.


Related Topix: Sports, Dallas Mavericks, Milwaukee Bucks, Golden State Warriors, Dirk Nowitzki, New Jersey Nets, NBA Players, Brandan Wright, Monta Ellis, Memphis Grizzlies