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1 hr ago | The Indianapolis Star

Wittman finally makes NBA playoffs as coach

He's been in charge for 519 of 'em. Won only 190. That winning percentage of .366 makes him the sole owner of last place among the 90 men who have coached at least 400 games since the league started in 1946.

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Related Topix: Sports, Washington Wizards, Portland Trail Blazers, Andre Miller, NBA Players, Denver Nuggets

5 hrs ago | National Public Radio

A Look At The NBA Playoff Picture

How is New York not in the playoffs? Even without Carmelo Anthony, the Knicks beat Brooklyn on Tuesday night - their third double-digit win over the Nets this season.

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Related Topix: Sports, Los Angeles Clippers, New York Knicks, Carmelo Anthony, NBA Players, Denver Nuggets, Blake Griffin

6 hrs ago | Daily Camera

Nuggets fall at Los Angeles Clippers in next-to-last game of season

Just because the Nuggets have a poor record and will not advance to the postseason after having been there the previous 10 seasons doesn't mean they can't jump up and bite a better team on a given night.

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Related Topix: Sports, Los Angeles Clippers, Denver Nuggets, Darren Collison, Los Angeles Lakers, Matt Barnes, Indiana Pacers, DeAndre Jordan, Orlando Magic, J.J. Redick, Dallas Mavericks, NBA Players

Tue Apr 15, 2014

The Times Leader

Deng wins NBA citizenship award

He has spent much of his adult life trying to give back to his native South Sudan, the war-torn African nation the Cavaliers forward and his family fled when he was a young boy.

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Related Topix: Sports, Cleveland Cavaliers, Eric Snow, Luol Deng, Chicago Bulls, NBA Players, Steve Nash, Los Angeles Lakers, David Robinson, Phoenix Suns, Kevin Garnett, Boston Celtics

WGY-AM Albany

Trending Now: RB Chris Johnson visiting with the Jets

Vice President Joe Biden attended "The Tribute" today at Hynes Convention Center in Boston, as today marked the 1 year anniversary of the Boston Marathon bombing.

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Related Topix: Outdoor Recreation, Marathon, Sports, New York Knicks

WNLS-AM Tallahassee

Trending Now: Suns eliminated from NBA Playoffs

The Grizzlies downed the Suns 97-91. Memphis eliminated Phoenix from the playoffs and clinched at least the 8th seed in the West.

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Related Topix: Sports, Miami Heat, LeBron James, Chris Bosh, NBA Players

The Washington Post

Anthony may sit out Knicks' last 2 games

New York Knicks' Carmelo Anthony, left, passes the ball past Chicago Bulls' D.J. Augustin during the first half of the NBA basketball game, Sunday, April 13, 2014 in New York.

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Related Topix: Sports, New York Knicks, Carmelo Anthony, NBA Players, Denver Nuggets, Chicago Bulls, Charlotte Bobcats, Indiana Pacers, D.J. Augustin

The Winnipeg Free Press

Dunleavy, Noah lead Bulls to 108-95 victory against Magic

Joakim Noah had 18 points and 10 rebounds and eight assists, Mike Dunleavy scored 22 points and the Chicago Bulls pulled away late for a 108-95 victory over the Orlando Magic Monday night.

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Related Topix: Sports, Chicago Bulls, Joakim Noah, Milwaukee Bucks, Carlos Boozer, Charlotte Bobcats, Indiana Pacers, Mike Dunleavy, Tony Snell, NBA Players, D.J. Augustin

The Washington Post

Randolph helps Grizzlies clinch playoff spot

Mike Conley and Zach Randolph made the critical plays in the final 68 seconds and the Grizzlies pulled out a 97-91 victory over Phoenix that clinched the last playoff spot in the West and eliminated the Suns from postseason competition.

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Related Topix: Sports, Memphis Grizzlies, Miami Heat, Tony Allen, Marc Gasol, Zach Randolph, NBA Players, Mike Miller, Mike Conley

WTAE-TV Pittsburgh

Raptors get franchise-record 48th win

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Related Topix: Sports, Toronto Raptors, DeMar DeRozan, New Orleans Hornets, Greivis Vasquez, NBA Players, Memphis Grizzlies, Indiana Pacers, Tyler Hansbrough, Nando de Colo, Houston Rockets, Kyle Lowry, San Antonio Spurs

Daily Dispatch

Douglas-Roberts lifts Bobcats past Hawks at buzzer

One team was motivated by the goal of dodging the Miami Heat in the first round of the playoffs.

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Related Topix: Sports, Atlanta Hawks, Charlotte Bobcats, Lou Williams, DeMarre Carroll, Philadelphia 76ers, Kyle Korver, Denver Nuggets, Houston Rockets, Utah Jazz, Chicago Bulls, Pero Antic, NBA Players, Memphis Grizzlies

Mon Apr 14, 2014

The Fresno Bee

Young scores 41 to lead Lakers past Jazz, 119-104

Young scored a season-high 41 points and helped Los Angeles snap a seven-game losing streak with a 119-104 victory against the Utah Jazz on Monday night.

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Related Topix: Sports, Utah Jazz, Derrick Favors, Trey Burke, Enes Kanter, Alec Burks, Rudy Gobert, New Jersey Nets, NBA Players

Sunherald.com

Evans, Pelicans stun Thunder 101-89

Tyreke Evans scored a career-high 41 points to go with nine rebounds, eight assists and three steals, and the New Orleans Pelicans snapped an eight-game skid by shocking the playoff-bound Thunder 101-89 on Monday night.

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Related Topix: Sports, Oklahoma City Thunder, Milwaukee Bucks, Los Angeles Clippers, Reggie Jackson, Dallas Mavericks, Caron Butler, Serge Ibaka, Russell Westbrook, Nick Collison, NBA Players

Rock Hill Herald

Carter-Williams leads 76ers past Celtics, 113-108

As it turned out, Johnson stepped back a little too far, and the shot was discounted immediately when officials ruled he stepped out of bounds.

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Related Topix: Sports, Boston Celtics, Jared Sullinger, Toronto Raptors, Oklahoma City Thunder, Jeff Green, Orlando Magic, Jerryd Bayless, Chris Johnson, Rajon Rondo, Portland Trail Blazers, Minnesota Timberwolves, New Orleans Hornets, NBA Players, Memphis Grizzlies

Rock Hill Herald

Rockets down Spurs 104-98

Chandler Parsons scored 21 points and Dwight Howard and Terrence Jones added 20 apiece to lift the Rockets to a 104-98 win over the San Antonio Spurs.

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Related Topix: Sports, San Antonio Spurs, Houston Rockets, Dwight Howard, Miami Heat, Los Angeles Lakers, Sacramento Kings, Francisco Garcia, Terrence Jones, Patrick Beverley, Orlando Magic, NBA Players

Norwalk Citizen News

Warriors' Bogut out indefinitely with rib fracture

Golden State Warriors center Andrew Bogut has a fractured right rib that could keep him out for the start of the playoffs - and possibly all of the postseason.

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Related Topix: Sports, Golden State Warriors, Milwaukee Bucks, David Lee, Philadelphia 76ers, Andre Iguodala, Phoenix Suns, NBA Players, Jermaine O'Neal, Denver Nuggets, Boston Celtics, Festus Ezeli, Andrew Bogut

National Public Radio

James, Bosh Rest As Heat Prepare For Playoffs

Choosing rest for the playoffs over the pursuit of a top seed, Miami Heat coach Erik Spoelstra gave LeBron James and Chris Bosh the night off Monday against the Washington Wizards.

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Related Topix: Sports, Miami Heat, Portland Trail Blazers, Dwyane Wade, LeBron James, Greg Oden, Chris Bosh, NBA Players

Albany Times Union

Cavs, Irving staggering to finish

As this disheartening season dwindles to its final moments, Kyrie Irving stood up and took responsibility for how he and his teammates played in their past two games.

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Related Topix: Sports, Cleveland Cavaliers, NBA Players, Kyrie Irving

Sporting News

Bulls sign F Greg Smith, waive Shengelia

The Chicago Bulls have signed forward signed forward Greg Smith for the remainder of the season and waived Tornike Shengelia.

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Related Topix: Sports, Tornike Shengelia, Greg Smith, Chicago Bulls, NBA Players, Houston Rockets

KIDK CBS 3

Dumars out as Pistons president

The Detroit Pistons announced Monday that Joe Dumars "stepped aside" as president of basketball operations but will stay with the team as an executive adviser.

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Related Topix: Sports, NBA Players, Joe Dumars, Detroit Pistons

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