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10 min ago | BleacherReport

NBA Rumors: Examining Offseason Plans for Knicks and Other Non-Playoff Teams

After Wednesday's regular-season finale, 16 NBA teams are looking forward to the playoffs.


Related Topix: Sports, NBA Basketball, Cleveland Cavaliers, New York Knicks, Carmelo Anthony, NBA Players, Denver Nuggets, Kevin Love, Luol Deng, Chicago Bulls

4 hrs ago | Canis Hoopus

Wolves close out season with 136-130 2OT loss to Jazz

If ever there was a microcosm of Timberwolves existence, this was it. They played badly enough to get booed then played amazing enough to get a standing ovation, then they forced overtime, then a second overtime, then they shot themselves in the foot and lost.


Related Topix: Sports, NBA Basketball, Utah Jazz, Jeremy Evans, NBA Players, Atlanta Hawks, Marvin Williams, Richard Jefferson, Golden State Warriors, San Antonio Spurs, Oklahoma City Thunder, Houston Rockets, Kevin Martin

Thu Apr 17, 2014

San Bernardino County Sun

For once, Pau Gasol has leverage with the Lakers

As it has been for the past three years, Pau Gasol visited the Lakers' training facility Thursday for what might have marked the final time.


Related Topix: Sports, Los Angeles Lakers, NBA Basketball, Pau Gasol, Houston Rockets, NBA Players, Jordan Hill, Philadelphia 76ers, Washington Wizards, Phoenix Suns, Wesley Johnson, Nick Young, Ryan Kelly, Los Angeles Clippers


Biggest Needs for Minnesota Timberwolves During 2014 Offseason

They have what should be an MVP candidate in Kevin Love. Only LeBron James and Kevin Durant have been able to match Love's production this season.


Related Topix: Sports, NBA Basketball, Nikola Pekovic, Kevin Love, NBA Players, Ricky Rubio, Gorgui Dieng, Shabazz Muhammad

The Washington Post

Sacramento Kings' 'new era' off to slow start

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, NBA Basketball, Toronto Raptors, Los Angeles Clippers, Rudy Gay, Derrick Williams, Reggie Evans, Isaiah Thomas, NBA Players, Memphis Grizzlies, DeMarcus Cousins

KESQ-TV Palm Desert

Suns match second-best mark for non-playoff team

Even so, they would like to think that the NBA's second-most successful non-playoff season shows there are bright days ahead.


Related Topix: Sports, Sacramento Kings, NBA Basketball, Phoenix Suns, New Orleans Hornets, Goran Dragic, Kevin Johnson, NBA Players, Brad Miller, Houston Rockets, Archie Goodwin

KESQ-TV Palm Desert

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, Andrei Kirilenko, NBA Basketball, Utah Jazz, NBA Players

CBS Local

Mavs-Spurs Playoff Schedule Released

The Dallas Mavericks had zero success against San Antonio this season. In fact, the Mavericks haven't beaten San Antonio since March 17, 2012, when the likes of Brian Cardinal and Lamar Odom were Mavericks.


Related Topix: Sports, Brian Cardinal, NBA Basketball, NBA Players, Dallas Mavericks

Boston Celtics season recap

Well, that was a tough season to watch. This season's Boston Celtics entertained us, but they certainly did not win too often, ending the year with a 25-57 record.


Related Topix: Sports, NBA Basketball, Boston Celtics, Oklahoma City Thunder, Jeff Green, New Jersey Nets, Portland Trail Blazers, Charlotte Bobcats, NBA Players, Gerald Wallace, Kelly Olynyk, Orlando Magic, Chris Johnson, New Orleans Hornets, Vitor Faverani

Wed Apr 16, 2014

KARE-TV Minneapolis

Burke's 32 lift Jazz over Wolves in the finale

Trey Burke scored a career-high 32 points to go with nine assists and seven rebounds and the Jazz avoided the worst record since Apr 16, 2014; Minneapolis, MN, USA; Minnesota Timberwolves guard Ricky Rubio dribbles past Utah Jazz guard Trey Burke in the first quarter at Target Center.


Related Topix: Sports, NBA Basketball, Utah Jazz, Trey Burke, NBA Players, Gordon Hayward, Derrick Favors, New Jersey Nets, Ricky Rubio


Los Angeles Lakers Have No Choice but to Fire Mike D'Antoni

The Los Angeles Lakers invested $48.5 million in Kobe Bryant before the 35-year-old had a chance to prove his torn Achilles hadn't effectively ended his run as an elite-level player.


Related Topix: Sports, Los Angeles Lakers, NBA Basketball, Ryan Kelly, Los Angeles Clippers, Philadelphia 76ers, Washington Wizards, Kobe Bryant, Phoenix Suns, NBA Players, Wesley Johnson, Pau Gasol, Nick Young

The Miami Herald

Miami Heat experiences changes but same goal remains

From left: Miami Heat guard Dwyane Wade, forward LeBron James, guard Ray Allen and forward Chris Bosh are shown in their game against the Denver Nuggets at AmericanAirlines Arena in Miami on March 14, 2014 The Heat can even its all-time series against the Sixers.


Related Topix: Sports, Miami Heat, NBA Basketball, Dwyane Wade, LeBron James, Chris Bosh, NBA Players, Ray Allen, Phoenix Suns, Michael Beasley, Boston Celtics

South Florida Sun-Sentinel

Ask Ira: Have recent losses blurred perspective on Heat?

Q: It's comical how some fans are blaming Erik Spoelstra for everything that has gone wrong.


Related Topix: Sports, Miami Heat, NBA Basketball, LeBron James, Mario Chalmers, Norris Cole, NBA Players, Dwyane Wade, Phoenix Suns, Michael Beasley

The Memphis Flyer

Guest Post: What's Wrong with Zach Randolph's Defense?

Note: I'm still mostly out of commission with a newborn, so I've rounded up some guest posts from some of my Griz writer friends to make sure you still have good stuff to read.


Related Topix: Sports, NBA Basketball, Memphis Grizzlies, Zach Randolph, NBA Players, Marc Gasol, James Johnson, Toronto Raptors, Kosta Koufos, Denver Nuggets, Mike Conley, Sacramento Kings, Chicago Bulls

Merced Sun-Star

Fielder ends HR drought, Rangers beat M's 5-0

Fielder ended a 13-game homerless streak to start the season with a line drive to right-center field off former Texas first-round pick Blake Beavan to lead off the second inning.


Related Topix: Sports, Alexi Ogando, Baseball Players, Robbie Ross, Texas Rangers, Major League Baseball, Blake Beavan, Abraham Almonte, New Orleans Hornets, Phoenix Suns, NBA Basketball, NBA Players, Brad Miller, Houston Rockets

Tue Apr 15, 2014


5 Best Candidates to Replace Rick Adelman as Minnesota Timberwolves Coach

Replacing a coaching legend like Rick Adelman won't be easy, but it sounds like that's the task the Minnesota Timberwolves will face this offseason.


Related Topix: Sports, NBA Basketball, NBA Players, Fred Hoiberg, Kevin Love

The Wichita Eagle

A season of frustration for Adelman, Timberwolves

Minnesota Timberwolves head coach Rick Adelman, left, and guard Jose Barea react to an official's call during the second half of an NBA basketball game against the Sacramento Kings in Sacramento, Calif., on Sunday, April 13, 2014.


Related Topix: Sports, NBA Basketball

Anchorage Daily News

Cavaliers' Deng wins Citizenship Award

The award is presented annually by the Professional Basketball Writers Association and honors an NBA player or coach for outstanding service and dedication to the community.


Related Topix: Sports, Cleveland Cavaliers, Eric Snow, Luol Deng, NBA Basketball, Chicago Bulls, NBA Players, Los Angeles Lakers, Phoenix Suns, Steve Nash, Los Angeles Clippers, New Orleans Hornets, Chris Paul, Kevin Love

Lincoln Daily News

Bobcats Win On Douglas-Roberts' Shot

A TLANTA, Ga. - Chris Douglas-Roberts may not have been the primary option when the Charlotte Bobcats set up the final play with 2.6 seconds left.


Related Topix: Sports, Charlotte Bobcats, NBA Basketball, Milwaukee Bucks, Los Angeles Lakers, Josh McRoberts, Indiana Pacers, Al Jefferson, Orlando Magic, Luke Ridnour, Utah Jazz, NBA Players, Chris Douglas-Roberts, Kemba Walker

Phoenix Suns forward P.J. Tucker wins team's hustle award

Phoenix Suns forward P.J. Tucker was awarded the team's Majerle Hustle Award on Monday in a pregame presentation prior to Phoenix's home finale.


Related Topix: Sports, Phoenix Suns, NBA Basketball, P.J. Tucker, NBA Players, Toronto Raptors, Sebastian Telfair, Dan Majerle, Indiana Pacers, Leandro Barbosa, Boston Celtics