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1 hr ago | CBS Local

Wizards' Fast-Moving Wall Set For Playoff Debut

John Wall talks as fast as he plays. That makes him entertaining to be around, even when the ball gets thrown out of bounds or when the sentences come out a bit funky.


Related Topix: Sports, Washington Wizards, NBA Basketball, Milwaukee Bucks, Portland Trail Blazers, John Wall, Marcin Gortat, Bradley Beal, Andre Miller, Orlando Magic, NBA Players, Drew Gooden, Denver Nuggets

5 hrs ago |

Trail Blazers' Robin Lopez honored with Maurice Lucas Award

Trail Blazers ' center Robin Lopez has recorded 29 double-doubles, made a mockery of the franchise's "center curse" and become a linchpin to the team's unexpected success during his first season in Portland.


Related Topix: Sports, Portland Trail Blazers, NBA Basketball, LaMarcus Aldridge, New Orleans Hornets, NBA Players, Robin Lopez, Damian Lillard, Wesley Matthews, Chris Dudley

9 hrs ago | Seattle Post-Intelligencer

Let the (real) games begin: It's NBA playoff time

Oklahoma City Thunder forward Kevin Durant embraces teammate Caron Butler, left, after the Thunder defeated the Detroit Pistons in an NBA basketball game in Oklahoma City, Wednesday, April 16, 2014.


Related Topix: Sports, Miami Heat, NBA Basketball, Oklahoma City Thunder, Dallas Mavericks, NBA Players, Kevin Durant

13 hrs ago |

Phoenix Suns GM: It would be a waste of time for another team to pursue Eric Bledsoe

School: University of Arizona When you started with Bonneville Phoenix: Fall 2008, right before Cardinals Super Bowl run Favorite sports memory: Being at Game 7 of the 2001 World Series with my dad Favorite all-time athlete: Larry Centers Favorite sports movies: The Sandlot, Rookie of the Year, Jerry Maguire Most crushing sports moment: Grew up in ... (more)


Related Topix: Sports, NBA Basketball, Los Angeles Clippers, NBA Players, Eric Bledsoe, Toronto Raptors, Jonas Valanciunas, Steve Novak, San Antonio Spurs, New York Knicks

Wed Apr 16, 2014

Northern Michigan News

Goodwin helps Suns to 104-99 win over Kings

Archie Goodwin scored 12 of his career-high 29 points in the fourth quarter and the Phoenix Suns defeated the Sacramento Kings 104-99 Wednesday night in the season finale for both teams.


Related Topix: Sports, NBA Basketball, Sacramento Kings, Los Angeles Lakers, Gerald Green, Indiana Pacers, New Jersey Nets, Houston Rockets, Archie Goodwin, Dallas Mavericks, Marcus Morris, NBA Players, Channing Frye

Northern Michigan News

Hill leads Lakers over Spurs in finale, 113-100

The San Antonio Spurs and Los Angeles Lakers have vastly different reasons to be glad the regular season is over.


Related Topix: Sports, Los Angeles Lakers, San Antonio Spurs, NBA Basketball, Steve Nash, Robert Sacre, Kobe Bryant, NBA Players, Pau Gasol


Beal, Wizards pocket East's No. 5 seed

Bradley Beal scored 27 points and Washington clinched the No. 5 seed in the Eastern Conference with a 118-102 win over the Boston Celtics on Wednesday night.


Related Topix: Sports, Washington Wizards, NBA Basketball, John Wall, Marcin Gortat, Bradley Beal, Trevor Booker, Orlando Magic, NBA Players, Boston Celtics


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, Minnesota Timberwolves, Los Angeles Clippers, Philadelphia 76ers, Washington Wizards, Kobe Bryant, NBA Players, Wesley Johnson, Pau Gasol, Nick Young

Contra Costa Times

Warriors' Stephen Curry, David Lee won't play against Denver

Stephen Curry and David Lee are among the Warriors who will not play against Denver in the regular-season finale Wednesday, with the team already having clinched the No.


Related Topix: Sports, Golden State Warriors, NBA Basketball, Stephen Curry, David Lee, NBA Players, Atlanta Hawks, Washington Wizards, Draymond Green, Jordan Crawford, Jermaine O'Neal, Boston Celtics

Robert Sarver reflects on his 10 years at the helm of the Phoenix Suns

And despite a fourth straight non-playoff season, the Phoenix Suns own the fifth-best record in the NBA since the start of the 2004-05 season, which also marked the start of Robert Sarver's tenure as managing partner.


Related Topix: Sports, NBA Basketball

Bright Side of the Sun

Phoenix Suns reach big milestones in resurgent year

Many of the Phoenix Suns players set personal milestones in a year they might finish with the most wins by a non-playoff team in league history, since instituting a 16-team playoff format.


Related Topix: Sports, NBA Basketball, Goran Dragic, NBA Players, Channing Frye, Houston Rockets, Seattle SuperSonics


What's Next for Phoenix Suns After Missing 2014 Playoffs?

The Phoenix Suns ' expectation-defying campaign won't end with a playoff berth, but nobody associated with the upstart club will be disappointed for long.


Related Topix: Sports, NBA Basketball, P.J. Tucker, New Orleans Hornets, Washington Wizards, NBA Players, Emeka Okafor, Channing Frye

Tue Apr 15, 2014

Merced Sun-Star

Recap: Brooklyn vs. New York

Tim Hardaway Jr. scored 16 points to lead the New York Knicks to a 109-98 win over the Brooklyn Nets.


Related Topix: Sports, New York Knicks, NBA Basketball, Tim Hardaway Jr., NBA Players, Los Angeles Lakers, Toure' Murry, Oklahoma City Thunder, Cole Aldrich, Denver Nuggets, Houston Rockets, Shannon Brown, J.R. Smith

Phoenix Suns' Channing Frye all heart, set to complete 'awesome' season

But Channing Frye overcame even greater odds to have what he's referred to several times as "the funnest year I've ever had."


Related Topix: Sports, NBA Basketball, NBA Players, Channing Frye, Los Angeles Lakers, Dallas Mavericks, Gerald Green, Indiana Pacers, Marcus Morris, New Jersey Nets, Houston Rockets

Fox 23

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, Steve Nash, Los Angeles Clippers, New Orleans Hornets, Chris Paul, Kevin Love, Minnesota Timberwolves


Why We'll Miss the Phoenix Suns in the 2014 NBA Playoffs

Put an NBA fanatic six months removed from technology of any kind in US Airways Arena for Monday's manic, must-see matchup between the Memphis Grizzlies and Phoenix Suns , the conclusion would've been swift and certain: In a way - one that can ring torturously true only for those who endure the pain of a decisive postseason loss - it was.


Related Topix: Sports, NBA Basketball, Los Angeles Clippers, P.J. Tucker, Goran Dragic, Miles Plumlee, Indiana Pacers, Marcus Morris, NBA Players, Eric Bledsoe, Houston Rockets

WTKA-AM Ann Arbor

Grizzlies Beat Phoenix, Clinch Playoff Spot

Zach Randolph had a season-high 32 as Memphis clinched a playoff berth in the Western Conference with a 97-91 win over Phoenix.


Related Topix: Sports, NBA Basketball, Memphis Grizzlies, Miami Heat, Zach Randolph, NBA Players, Mike Miller, Mike Conley, Markieff Morris

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, NBA Basketball, P.J. Tucker, NBA Players, Toronto Raptors, Minnesota Timberwolves, Sebastian Telfair, Dan Majerle, Indiana Pacers, Leandro Barbosa, Boston Celtics

Mon Apr 14, 2014

Bellingham Herald

Young scores 41 to lead Lakers past Jazz, 119-104

Alec Burks scored 22 points and Gordon Hayward had 21 points for Utah. Enes Kanter had 19 points and 12 rebounds and Trey Burke chipped in 17 for the Jazz, who have lost 10 of 11 games.


Related Topix: Sports, NBA Basketball, Utah Jazz, Los Angeles Lakers, Kendall Marshall, Los Angeles Clippers, Philadelphia 76ers, Washington Wizards, Trey Burke, Rudy Gobert, NBA Players, Nick Young

The Washington Post

Heat lose 114-93 to Wizards; Pacers get top seed

Washington Wizards forward Trevor Booker, left, Miami Heat forward Udonis Haslem, middle, and Wizaards center Marcin Gortat, from Poland, go for a rebound in the first half of an NBA basketball game, Monday, April 14, 2014, in Washington.


Related Topix: Sports, Miami Heat, NBA Basketball, Washington Wizards, Minnesota Timberwolves, LeBron James, Toney Douglas, Udonis Haslem, NBA Players, Michael Beasley, New York Knicks, Houston Rockets