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5 min ago | Lowell Sun

To impress Kings, he enters the ring

Alex Oriakhi flew to Las Vegas last month with the assumption he would be playing in the annual NBA summer league as a member of the Phoenix Suns, the team that drafted him 57th overall in 2013.

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Related Topix: Sports, NBA Basketball, Alex Oriakhi, Phoenix Suns, Sacramento Kings

1 hr ago | Philly.com

US picks 12-man roster for basketball World Cup

The Americans kept Derrick Rose and cut All-Star Damian Lillard and three others early Saturday morning, getting their roster down to the limit for the FIBA World Cup of Basketball.

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Related Topix: Sports, Summer Olympic, Carmelo Anthony, Olympics, Summer Olympics, Olympic Basketball, NBA Basketball

5 hrs ago | BleacherReport

What to Expect from the NBA's 2nd-Year Coaches

Last season, the NBA received an influx of new coaching talent. Nine first-year head coaches entered the league, and now with one season under their belts, it's time to see what year two holds.

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Related Topix: Sports, NBA Basketball, Boston Celtics, Summer Olympic, Jason Kidd (2008 Beijing Olympics), Tyler Zeller, Avery Bradley, Marcus Smart, Cleveland Cavaliers, NBA Players

Fri Aug 22, 2014

SFGate

NBA news and notes, Aug. 22

A person with knowledge of the situation said the Timberwolves will receive Philadelphia 76ers power forward Thaddeus Young as part of the deal that will send Love to the Cleveland Cavaliers .

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Related Topix: Sports, NBA Basketball, Cleveland Cavaliers, Minnesota Timberwolves, Atlanta Hawks, Ricky Rubio, NBA Players, Alexey Shved

BleacherReport

Could Philadelphia 76ers Be Even Worse Than Last Year?

Amid the pain of watching their team finish with the second-worst record in all the NBA last season, fans of the Philadelphia 76ers could at least rest easy knowing general manager Sam Patience and perspective though it required, the philosophy's principles - collecting young, high-upside assets and maintaining financial flexibility - were hard to ... (more)

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Related Topix: Sports, NBA Basketball, Thaddeus Young, Elliot Williams, Hollis Thompson, NBA Players, Michael Carter-Williams

Wiz of Awes

Washington Wizards Links: Thaddeus Young To Minnesota, Free Agency News and More

Mar 1, 2014; Philadelphia, PA, USA; Washington Wizards point guard John Wall passes the ball against Philadelphia 76ers power forward Thaddeus Young during the first quarter at Wells Fargo Center.

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Related Topix: Sports, Washington Wizards, NBA Basketball, John Wall, NBA Players, Thaddeus Young, Kevin Seraphin, Bradley Beal, Drew Gooden

SLC Dunk

JuMu's Jazzmen Previews: #8 Rodney Hood

We're well on our way in this countdown of the top 10 Jazz players for next season.

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Related Topix: Sports, NBA Basketball, Utah Jazz, Rodney Hood, NBA Players, NCAA Basketball, NCAA Sports, Mississippi State Bulldogs NCAA Basketball, Mississippi State University NCAA, Dee Bost

The Sixer Sense

Is Tony Wroten the 76ers Answer at Shooting Guard?

Mar 21, 2014; Philadelphia, PA, USA; Philadelphia 76ers guard Tony Wroten is defended by New York Knicks guard J.R. Smith during the first quarter at the Wells Fargo Center.

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Related Topix: Sports, NBA Basketball, Tony Wroten, NBA Players, Jason Richardson, New York Knicks, J.R. Smith

Philly.com

WNBA: Catchings, Fever beat Mystics in Game 1

Tamika Catchings had 22 points and 10 rebounds to lead the Fever to a 78-73 win over the Washington Mystics in Indianapolis on Thursday night in Game 1 of the WNBA Eastern Conference semifinals.

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Related Topix: Tamika Catchings, Sports, Maya Moore, Diana Taurasi, NBA Basketball

KTUL-TV Tulsa

Source: Wolves get Young as part of Love trade

A charity stunt that has grown into a social media phenomenon went terribly wrong for four Kentucky firefighters when a fire truck's ladder got too close to a power line after they dumped water on college... A charity stunt that has grown into a social media phenomenon went terribly wrong for four Kentucky firefighters when a fire truck's ladder ... (more)

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Related Topix: Sports, Minnesota Timberwolves, NBA Basketball, Kevin Love, Ricky Rubio, NBA Players, Alexey Shved

Thu Aug 21, 2014

Philly.com

Amar'e Stoudemire-to-Sixers trade is still a possibility

The potential Amar'e Stoudemire to-the-Sixers trade that was mentioned as a rumor earlier this summer isn't necessarily dead.

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Related Topix: Sports, NBA Basketball, Amar'e Stoudemire, NBA Players, New York Knicks

CBS Sports

Reports: Wolves to acquire Thaddeus, deal pick

Let's clear things up with regards to the moving parts in the Kevin Love -Andrew Wiggins trade that can be completed on Saturday.

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Related Topix: Sports, Minnesota Timberwolves, NBA Basketball, Kevin Love, NBA Players, Luc Richard Mbah a Moute, Alexey Shved

BleacherReport

76ers or Timberwolves: Which Team Is a Better Fit for Anthony Bennett's Future?

Early on in the trade talks, Bennett was assumed to be be one of several pieces, along with rookie sensation Andrew Wiggins, on his way to the Twin Cities in what looked to be a straightforward, two-team deal.

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Related Topix: Sports, NBA Basketball, Thaddeus Young, NBA Players

CBS Local

Aaron McKie Named Temple University Assistant Basketball Coach

Temple University announced Thursday they have named Aaron McKie an assistant men's basketball coach.

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Related Topix: Sports, NBA Basketball, High School Basketball, Pennsylvania High School Basketball News

The Sixer Sense

Delaware 87ers Own Thanasis Antetokounmpo's D-League Rights

Thanasis Antetokounmpo was drafted by the New York Knicks with the 51st pick in the 2014 NBA Draft.

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Related Topix: Sports, NBA Basketball, New York Knicks, NBA Players, Thanasis Antetokounmpo

The Sixer Sense

Why Trading Thaddeus Young Is a Smart Move for the Sixers

Apr 5, 2014; Philadelphia, PA, USA; Philadelphia 76ers forward Thaddeus Young during the fourth quarter against the Brooklyn Nets at the Wells Fargo Center.

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Related Topix: Sports, NBA Basketball, Thaddeus Young, NBA Players, Tony Wroten, Nerlens Noel, Joel Embiid, Michael Carter-Williams

Rant Sports

5 Important Early Games For Philadelphia 76ers In 2014-15

The product the Philadelphia 76ers will put on the court next season will be among the youngest and most inexperienced in the NBA.

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Related Topix: Sports, NBA Basketball, Nerlens Noel, NBA Players, Milwaukee Bucks, Indiana Pacers, Roy Hibbert

BleacherReport

Predicting the Roles and Impact of Each Philadelphia 76ers Newcomer This Season

The Philadelphia 76ers have more NBA newcomers than a kindergarten class, and finding a role for each of them will be a difficult task.

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Related Topix: Sports, NBA Basketball, K.J. McDaniels, Nerlens Noel, Joel Embiid, NBA Players

Wed Aug 20, 2014

BleacherReport

Joel Embiid Expresses His Love of Surprises with Andrew Wiggins Picture

The Philadelphia 76ers rookie tweeted a strange message on Tuesday evening, using a picture of fellow Kansas Jayhawk Andrew Wiggins to expand on the visceral joy he feels after receiving visual surprises on his phone: When she hits you with a nude and a video you weren't expecting considering she said she would never send one ... (more)

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Related Topix: Sports, NBA Basketball, NBA Players, Joel Embiid

Detroit Free Press

Detroit Pistons release exhibition schedule: 3 at home, 4 on road

The Detroit Pistons today announced their seven-game exhibition schedule. The Pistons will start at home against the Chicago Bulls on Oct. 7, followed by a visit from the Milwaukee Bucks on Oct. 9. After a four-game road swing to Washington, Charlotte, Orlando and Atlanta, the Pistons wrap up their preseason against the Philadelphia 76ers on Oct.

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Related Topix: Sports, NBA Basketball, Chicago Bulls, Milwaukee Bucks

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