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2 hrs ago | WUSA-TV Washington

Celtics' Green donates $1 million to Georgetown

Celtics' Green donates $1 million to Georgetown Boston Celtics forward Jeff Green is donating $1 million to Georgetown's new athletic center.


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7 hrs ago | Raptors Republic

Re: Breaking it Down: The Raptors' Clutch Playbook

Fun fact: The Raptors were a league-best +195 in the fourth quarter last season.


Related Topix: Sports, Toronto Raptors, Jonas Valanciunas, DeMar DeRozan, Greivis Vasquez, Amir Johnson, Patrick Patterson, NBA Players

11 hrs ago | The Miami Herald

Grizzlies name Donewald Jr. D-League coach

Memphis, TN - The Memphis Grizzlies have named Bob Donewald Jr. as the new head coach of their D-League affiliate, the Iowa Energy.


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15 hrs ago | South Florida Sun-Sentinel

Miami Heat sign veteran guard Shannon Brown

The Heat will be the fourth team for the 6-foot-4 guard in the past three seasons, having played over that span for the Phoenix Suns , San Antonio Spurs and Knicks.


Related Topix: Sports, Miami Heat, Ray Allen, Dwyane Wade, Norris Cole, Shane Battier, NBA Players, James Jones

19 hrs ago | BleacherReport

Predicting the Most Improved NBA Teams for the Upcoming Season

It's the time of year when "the roster looks great on paper!" becomes an operative phrase.


Related Topix: Sports, Denver Nuggets, Kenneth Faried, Jusuf Nurkic, Arron Afflalo, JaVale McGee, Gary Harris, Orlando Magic, NBA Players

23 hrs ago | Detroit Free Press

Martin, 29, still brings fire and energy to Pistons

'It has been a lot of dedication, staying committed and not giving up,'' Martin said after working out Wednesday morning.


Related Topix: Sports, Detroit Pistons, Will Bynum, Caron Butler, Oklahoma City Thunder, NBA Players

Wed Aug 27, 2014

Rochester Democrat and Chronicle

Lakers work out former draft bust Michael Beasley

Los Angeles Lakers work out Michael Beasley, 7 others Michael Beasley could help the Lakers at a thin small forward position.


Related Topix: Sports, Los Angeles Lakers, Ryan Kelly, Jeremy Lin, Julius Randle, NBA Players, Jordan Clarkson, Nick Young, Houston Rockets


Nothin' but Net: No one wins thanks to Taylor

Does Minnesota Timberwolves owner Glen Taylor sound like an immensely bitter, jilted ex-spouse who took the low road, or a truth-teller, unafraid to shed light on a situation no one wants to believe? Taylor spoke about Love after the 25-year-old was sent in the third-biggest blockbuster of the summer, following LeBron James' return to Cleveland and ... (more)


Related Topix: Sports, Minnesota Timberwolves, Kevin Love, Ricky Rubio, NBA Players, Cleveland Cavaliers, Miami Heat, LeBron James


Rivers signs contract extension with Clippers

In his first significant move since taking over as the Los Angeles Clippers' new owner earlier this month, Steve Ballmer has persuaded head coach Doc Rivers to remain with the team for another five years.


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Utah Jazz sign Boomers' Motum

Australian Boomers forward Brock Motum has been signed by the Utah Jazz, joining teenage countryman Dante Exum at the NBA club.


Related Topix: Sports, Utah Jazz, NBA Players, Dante Exum, Washington State Cougars NCAA Basketball, NCAA Basketball, Washington State University NCAA, Brock Motum, NCAA Sports

The Wichita Eagle

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American 15-year-old CiCi Bellis becomes the youngest winner at a U.S. Open for 18 years as she eliminates 12th-seeded Dominika Cibulkova.


Related Topix: Sports, More Sports, Dominika Cibulkova, Tennis, Tennis Players, Minnesota Timberwolves, Kevin Love, NBA Players

The Miami Herald

Pelicans sign Salmons

Salmons, who'll be entering his 13th NBA season, averaged 5.2 points, 2.1 rebounds and 1.9 assists over 78 games between Toronto and Sacramento in 2013-14.


Related Topix: Sports, Toronto Raptors, Sacramento Kings, Greivis Vasquez, Patrick Patterson, NBA Players, Rudy Gay

Tue Aug 26, 2014

The Washington Post

Ex-Chicago Bull Brewer pleads no contest to DUI

Prosecutors say former Chicago Bulls forward Ronnie Brewer has been sentenced to probation after pleading no contest to driving drunk in Beverly Hills.


Related Topix: Sports, Ronnie Brewer, Chicago Bulls, NBA Players

WLNS-TV Lansing

Davis, US beat Slovenia in basketball exhibition

Anthony Davis scored 18 points and teamed with forward Kenneth Faried to dominate the inside, leading the U.S. national team to a 101-71 victory over Slovenia on Tuesday in its final exhibition game before the FIBA World Cup of Basketball.


Related Topix: Goran Dragic (2008 Beijing Olympics), Summer Olympic, Sports, Olympic Basketball, Olympics, Summer Olympics, Goran Dragic, Phoenix Suns, NBA Players

WLUK-TV Green Bay

Bucks add Dudley in trade with the Clippers

The seven-year veteran was dealt by the Los Angeles Clippers on Tuesday in exchange for forward Carlos Delfino, backup center Miroslav Raduljica and a 2015 second-round draft pick.


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Center Hasheem Thabeet.

The Oklahoma City Thunder have traded center Hasheem Thabeet and cash to the Philadelphia 76ers for a protected second-round draft pick in 2015 and a trade exception.


Related Topix: Sports, Oklahoma City Thunder, NBA Players, Hasheem Thabeet, Steven Adams

Deseret News

NBA unveils new rules to make baselines safer

In this Aug. 1, 2014, file photo, Indiana Pacers' Paul George is taken off the court after he was injured during the USA Basketball Showcase game in Las Vegas.


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ABC News

Love Connection: Kevin Love to Be Welcomed by Cavs

The team is set to introduce All-Star forward Kevin Love at a news conference Tuesday afternoon.


Related Topix: Sports, Minnesota Timberwolves, Kevin Love, NBA Players, Cleveland Cavaliers, Andrew Wiggins, Anthony Bennett


Hawks officially re-sign improving SF Scott

The Atlanta Hawks have re-signed Mike Scott , who improved his 3-point shot in his second season and almost doubled his scoring average.


Related Topix: Sports, Atlanta Hawks, Mike Scott, NBA Players, NCAA Basketball, NCAA Sports, Virginia Cavaliers NCAA Basketball, University of Virginia NCAA

Raptors Republic

Re: Raptors Weekly Podcast, August 25 - Leiweke Hates the 9-to-5

Blessed is any news so we thank DeMar DeRozan and Tim Leiweke, who both took different steps to get the headlines on this weeks' Rapcast, which sees Andrew, Will and myself usher in the final week of August.


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