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7 hrs ago | Swarm and Sting

Marvin Williams Q&A with Purple and Blues

Mar 8, 2014; Philadelphia, PA, USA; Utah Jazz forward Marvin Williams celebrates during the third quarter against the Philadelphia 76ers at Wells Fargo Center.

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Related Topix: Sports, NBA Basketball, Utah Jazz, Gordon Hayward, NBA Players, Washington Wizards, Paul Pierce

15 hrs ago | NBA.com

Image link to Max out?

Electric point guard Eric Bledsoe one day might command an NBA max deal. It just doesn't appear that day is today.

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Related Topix: Sports, Phoenix Suns, NBA Basketball, NBA Players, Eric Bledsoe, Sacramento Kings, Goran Dragic, Isaiah Thomas, Toronto Raptors

19 hrs ago | BleacherReport

10 Teams That Are Ideal Landing Spots for Ray Allen to Finish NBA Career

As Ray Allen continues to mull his near-future fate, two outcomes seem most likely: Either he hangs up the Chucks for good, or he signs for one last go-round with a contender - specifically, LeBron James and the Cleveland Cavaliers.

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Related Topix: Sports, Oklahoma City Thunder, NBA Basketball, Dallas Mavericks, Chicago Bulls, Golden State Warriors, Cleveland Cavaliers

Tue Jul 29, 2014

Lake Show Life

Drinking the Kool-Aid: The Future Under Byron Scott

Jul 29, 2014; El Segundo, CA, USA; Byron Scott poses for a photo with former Los Angeles Lakers players Jamaal Wilkes and Kareem Abdul-Jabbar and Magic Johnson at a press conference to announce Scott The press conference to announce the hiring of Byron Scott as head coach was executed perfectly by the Lakers, mixing enough of the past with the ... (more)

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Related Topix: Sports, Los Angeles Lakers, NBA Basketball, Kobe Bryant, Julius Randle, NBA Players

At the Hive

Stability under Steve Clifford could beget further defensive improvement

The Hornets had a great defensive start in Clifford's first year, and with more familiarity of his schemes could mean an even better defense.

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Related Topix: Sports, NBA Basketball, Charlotte Bobcats

BleacherReport

2014 NBA Free Agency Proves Shooting Is King

The premium on shooting in the NBA has quietly become a bigger story over the past decade or so, but it reached a point at which it was no longer possible to ignore during this summer's free-agency period.

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Related Topix: Sports, NBA Basketball, Orlando Magic, San Antonio Spurs, Los Angeles Clippers, Phoenix Suns, Detroit Pistons

The Dream Shake

Rockets News: Trevor Ariza to wear number one; Isaiah Canaan switches to zero

LeBron returns to Cleveland and the number 23. Trevor Ariza returns to the Rockets and the number 1. That means Ariza will play like LeBron, right? This is where the basketball news cycle is at now.

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Related Topix: Sports, NBA Basketball, Houston Rockets, Washington Wizards, Trevor Ariza, NBA Players, Isaiah Canaan, James Harden

The Plain Dealer

Rumor has Cleveland Cavaliers opening NBA season against San Antonio...

In just about three months the Cleveland Cavaliers will return to regular season action, and LeBron James will toss on a Cavs jersey for his second stint in Cleveland.

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Related Topix: Sports, Miami Heat, NBA Basketball, Indiana Pacers, Chicago Bulls, Washington Wizards, Cleveland Cavaliers

Mon Jul 28, 2014

USA Today

Byron Scott hired as Lakers coach

Byron Scott officially hired to coach Lakers Byron Scott's hire comes three months after the L.A. Lakers parted ways with Mike D'Antoni.

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Related Topix: Sports, Los Angeles Lakers, NBA Basketball, Kobe Bryant, NBA Players, Cleveland Cavaliers, Oklahoma City Thunder

NewsOK.com

Byron Scott's bad timing continues

Byron Scott once had a magic touch. Every coaching job he got turned to, well, maybe not gold, but turned to success.

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Related Topix: Sports, Los Angeles Lakers, NBA Basketball, New Jersey Nets, Cleveland Cavaliers, Atlanta Hawks, NBA Players, Xavier Henry

BleacherReport

Predicting Next Season's NBA Sleeper Teams

The six teams on this list are well positioned to shatter expectations, whether that's a "good team" producing greatness or a lost cause still producing in the absence of hope.

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Related Topix: Sports, Atlanta Hawks, NBA Basketball, Dallas Mavericks, Houston Rockets, Chicago Bulls, Indiana Pacers

CBS Local

Hornets Sign Rookie F Vonleh, Veteran PG Pargo

Vonleh, the ninth overall pick in this year's draft, played one season at Indiana before turning pro.

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InsideHoops

Lakers re-sign Xavier Henry

The Los Angeles Lakers have re-signed free agent guard Xavier Henry, it was announced today by General Manager Mitch Kupchak.

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BleacherReport

Every NBA Team's Biggest Offseason Change

The dog days of the NBA are upon us, which means the bulk of the offseason moves are in the past.

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Related Topix: Sports, NBA Basketball, Chicago Bulls, Atlanta Hawks, Boston Celtics, Cleveland Cavaliers

Sun Jul 27, 2014

Queen City Hoops

Cho's Foresight, Fortune Have Hornets Set for Success

Less than a year after being hired as Portland's general manager in the summer of 2010, Rich Cho found himself looking for a new position.

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Related Topix: Sports, NBA Basketball, Charlotte Bobcats, Hakim Warrick, NBA Players, Orlando Magic, Tobias Harris, Jackson, Soccer Players

Sat Jul 26, 2014

BleacherReport

Byron Scott to Lakers: Latest Contract Details, Analysis and Reaction

Late in his playing career, Byron Scott played mentor to an up-and-coming 18-year-old named Kobe Bryant .

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Related Topix: Sports, Los Angeles Lakers, NBA Basketball, Kobe Bryant, NBA Players, Los Angeles Clippers, New York Knicks

Swarm and Sting

Year Four of the Bismack Biyombo Experiment

Apr 28, 2014; Charlotte, NC, USA; Charlotte Bobcats center Bismack Biyombo dunks the ball during the second half against the Miami Heat in game four of the first round of the 2014 NBA Playoffs at Time Warner Cable Arena.

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Related Topix: Sports, Charlotte Bobcats, NBA Basketball, Miami Heat, Josh McRoberts, NBA Players, Orlando Magic

At the Hive

What remains in the Hornets' offseason before training camp?

With 14 players who figure to be on the roster, the Hornets have space for one more player for the regular season and six for their offseason roster before training camp.

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The Gaston Gazette

Hornets' offseason creates highest optimism entering training camp in franchise history

When the 2014 offseason began for the Charlotte Hornets, the goals were to find a way to improve upon a 43-39 breakthrough playoff year.

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Related Topix: Sports, NBA Basketball, NCAA Basketball, Noah Vonleh, Indiana Hoosiers NCAA Basketball, NCAA Sports, Indiana University NCAA, Miami Heat, Josh McRoberts, Charlotte Bobcats, NBA Players, Utah Jazz

NorthJersey.com

NBA notes: Carmelo Anthony says his free-agency decision was a tough one

Carmelo Anthony's free agency decision wasn't exactly a slam dunk, and the Knicks superstar said he legitimately was torn on where he wanted to spend the prime years of his career.

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Related Topix: Sports, Los Angeles Lakers, NBA Basketball, New York Knicks, Carmelo Anthony, NBA Players, Atlanta Hawks, Dallas Mavericks

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