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1 hr ago | BleacherReport

Lakers' Gamble on Humbled Carlos Boozer Could Help End or Rebuild His Career

It'd be pretty funny if the Los Angeles Lakers made a token salary bid in the Carlos Boozer amnesty auction, assuming their offer at about half the average salary 't possibly be the best one for a guy who averaged 13.7 points and 8.3 rebounds in just 28 minutes for one of the league's better teams last season.

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Related Topix: Sports, Los Angeles Lakers, NBA Basketball, Steve Nash, Jeremy Lin, Kobe Bryant, Julius Randle, NBA Players, Jordan Hill

5 hrs ago | The Daily Breeze

Mark Whicker: Lakers coaching nightmare ends with offer to Byron Scott

But in this heat any breeze is welcome, and at least their defeated patrons can say, well, they could have done worse.

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Related Topix: Sports, Los Angeles Lakers, NBA Basketball, Jeremy Lin, Kobe Bryant, Julius Randle, NBA Players, Jordan Clarkson, Nick Young

9 hrs ago | BleacherReport

Dwight Howard, James Harden Adding Unneeded Pressure to Rockets' 2014-15 Season

Dwight Howard and James Harden aren't doing any favors for the Houston Rockets , who have already used the 2014 NBA offseason to slink further away from title contention.

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Related Topix: Sports, NBA Basketball, Dwight Howard, NBA Players, James Harden, Miami Heat, Los Angeles Lakers

10 hrs ago | OregonLive.com

Trail Blazers' Game 6 win over Rockets voted NBA's 'Game of the Year'

NBA.com compiled a list of the 10 best games from the playoffs and regular season, allowing fans to vote on which was the Game of the Year.

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Related Topix: Sports, Portland Trail Blazers, NBA Basketball, Damian Lillard, Earl Watson, NBA Players

10 hrs ago | TheCelebrityCafe

Clint Capela signs with Houston Rockets

The Rockets had considered keeping Capela in Europe as they tried to sign Chris Bosh.

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Related Topix: Sports, NBA Basketball, NBA Players, Clint Capela, Miami Heat, Chris Bosh

10 hrs ago | Pounding the Rock

Mavericks expert weighs in on Chandler Parsons vs. James Harden and the Rockets

In the latest episode of Fraternizing with the Enemy, Tim Cato of MavsMoneyball and J.R. Wilco take on the topics that impact both Spurs and Mavericks fans.

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Related Topix: Sports, Dallas Mavericks, NBA Basketball, Chandler Parsons, NBA Players, DeJuan Blair, James Harden, San Antonio Spurs

11 hrs ago | Air Alamo

San Antonio Spurs Quiet Off-season is an Advantage

Jun 15, 2014; San Antonio, TX, USA; xxxxxxxx in game five of the 2014 NBA Finals at AT&T Center.

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Related Topix: Sports, San Antonio Spurs, NBA Basketball, Tony Parker, NBA Players, Dallas Mavericks, Miami Heat

16 hrs ago | BleacherReport

Houston Rockets Trading for Rajon Rondo Is Just a Pipe Dream

In this week's NBA offseason episode, we get treated to another will-they-or-won't-they storyline, bigger than Ross and Rachel, Daphne and Fred, and Tony and his psychiatrist put together.

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Related Topix: Sports, NBA Basketball, Boston Celtics, Patrick Beverley, NBA Players, James Harden, Rajon Rondo, Los Angeles Lakers

18 hrs ago | Thunderous Intentions

Trading James Harden not looking so silly for OKC

It has been a contentious topic ever since the deal was made, but when the Oklahoma City Thunder traded James Harden, they were very harshly criticized.

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Related Topix: Sports, NBA Basketball, Oklahoma City Thunder, NBA Players, James Harden, Serge Ibaka, Reggie Jackson, Mitch McGary

22 hrs ago | Jerusalem Post

Casspi's future up in the air after release from Pelicans

Omri Casspi could be on his way back to the Sacramento Kings after being waived by the New Orleans Pelicans as expected on Wednesday.

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Related Topix: Sports, Sacramento Kings, NBA Basketball, Rudy Gay, NBA Players, DeMarcus Cousins

Thu Jul 24, 2014

Ledger-Enquirer.com

Jameer Nelson signs two-year contract with Mavericks

Newest Maverick Jameer Nelson wasn't a bad three-point shooter last season. He hit 34.8 percent, which is OK.

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Related Topix: Sports, Dallas Mavericks, NBA Basketball, Orlando Magic, Chandler Parsons, Dirk Nowitzki, NBA Players, Monta Ellis, Jameer Nelson

Inland Valley Daily Bulletin

Jeremy Lin suggests he wona t bring a Linsanitya to Los Angeles Lakers

The Los Angeles Lakers introduce newest player Jeremy Lin to the gathered media at the Toyota Sports Center training facility in El Segundo, Calif., on Thursday, July 24, 2014.

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Related Topix: Sports, Los Angeles Lakers, NBA Basketball, Jeremy Lin, NBA Players, Steve Nash, Kobe Bryant, Xavier Henry

Marin Independent Journal

Jeremy Lin using Linsanity jersey number with Lakers

It was No. 17 that Lin wore in his breakout season with the New York Knicks. In the lockout shortened 2011-12 season, he went from relative unknown to phenom.

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Related Topix: Sports, Los Angeles Lakers, NBA Basketball, Jeremy Lin, NBA Players, Carmelo Anthony, New York Knicks

Houston Chronicle

Free agent Francisco Garcia considers Rockets, others

After playing in Sacramento for the first seven and a half years of his career, Francisco Garcia has spent the past year and a half in Houston.

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Related Topix: Sports, NBA Basketball, NBA Players, Francisco Garcia

BleacherReport

Chandler Parsons Really, Really Loves Mark Cuban and Dirk Nowitzki

The cynics out there might say Chandler Parsons had about 46 million reasons to sign the Dallas Mavericks ' offer sheet this summer, but to hear the small forward tell it, the two most persuasive factors had nothing to do with money.

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Related Topix: Sports, NBA Basketball, Chandler Parsons, Dallas Mavericks, Dirk Nowitzki, NBA Players, Dwight Howard

ABS-CBN News

The Lost Home Stand

Who do we blame? It's an ugly human trait, something that Filipinos are often accused of doing way too often rather than admit guilt.

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Related Topix: Sports, Indiana Pacers, NBA Basketball, Summer Olympic, Olympic Basketball, Kobe Bryant, Olympics, Summer Olympics, Kevin Durant, Los Angeles Lakers, Derrick Rose, Chicago Bulls, NBA Players, Opinion

Portland Tribune

Summer of Love: Winners and losers

It's hard to grade the winners and losers of the NBA's summer marketplace without knowing where Kevin Love lands.

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Related Topix: Sports, NBA Basketball, Cleveland Cavaliers, Dallas Mavericks, Chicago Bulls, Phoenix Suns, New Jersey Nets

Hardwood Paroxysm

Be Quick, But Don't Hurry - Have the Pelicans Botched Rebuilding around Anthony Davis?

When Tom Benson stepped in to buy the rudderless New Orleans Hornets from the NBA in the spring of 2012, he had no idea the basketball gods would favor his new franchise with the number one overall pick.

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Related Topix: Sports, New Orleans Hornets, NBA Basketball, Washington Wizards, Phoenix Suns, NBA Players, Emeka Okafor

Wed Jul 23, 2014

International Business Times

Eric Bledsoe To Lakers in Potential Sign-and-Trade Deal; Rondo To Rockets Re-Emerges

Lakers are reportedly brewing a sign-and-trade deal for restricted free-agent point guard Eric Bledsoe, multiple sources reported on Tuesday.

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Related Topix: Sports, NBA Basketball, Jeremy Lin, NBA Players, Chandler Parsons, Omer Asik, Donatas Motiejunas, Terrence Jones

KHOU-TV Houston

Howard: Parsons' absence won't affect Rockets

Dwight Howard doesn't believe the departure of Chandler Parsons will have a major impact on the Houston Rockets' title hopes next season.

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Related Topix: Sports, NBA Basketball, Chandler Parsons, Dwight Howard, Omer Asik, Omri Casspi, Jeremy Lin, NBA Players

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