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1 hr ago | 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, Houston Rockets, Phoenix Suns, NBA Players, Emeka Okafor

5 hrs ago | NBA.com

Image link to Something to root for

LeBron James warmed the hearts of Clevelanders, northeast Ohio residents and Moms everywhere when he announced his return to the Cavaliers and 'fessed up to the lure of his Akron hometown, both for him and the young family he is raising.

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Related Topix: Sports, Miami Heat, NBA Basketball, LeBron James, NBA Players, Cleveland Cavaliers, Dion Waiters, Jarrett Jack

Wed Jul 23, 2014

Sports Media 101

Examining Bradley Beal's Chances to Make Team USA's World Cup Roster

Wizards 101 provides 24/7 obsessive sports coverage of the Washington Wizards as a part of Sports Media 101 .

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Related Topix: Sports, NBA Basketball, Bradley Beal, NBA Players, Golden State Warriors, Houston Rockets, Denver Nuggets

Wiz of Awes

NBA Free Agency 2014: Are the Washington Wizards Done Making Moves This Off-season?

Washington defeats Indiana 102-79. Mandatory Credit: Brian Spurlock-USA TODAY Sports It's no secret that the majority of teams around the NBA waited for the big chips to fall before pursuing some of the less coveted free agents on the market.

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Related Topix: Sports, NBA Basketball, Trevor Ariza, NBA Players, Glen Rice Jr., Trevor Booker, Martell Webster, Al Harrington

The Washington Post

Dominant 4th quarter leads Mystics past Sun 89-75

The Washington Mystics may have needed a reminder on how to find their own arena.

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Related Topix: Monique Currie, Sports, More Sports, Washington Mystics, WNBA Women's Basketball, John Wall, NBA Basketball, NBA Players

BleacherReport

Can Paul Pierce Provide Washington Wizards with What They Need?

In a move that lends significant credibility to their upward trajectory, free agent Paul Pierce opted to sign a two-year, $10 million contract with the Washington Wizards .

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Related Topix: Sports, NBA Basketball, John Wall, Marcin Gortat, Bradley Beal, Trevor Ariza, NBA Players

NBA.com

Hang Time: Homeward Bound?

Carmelo Anthony just couldn't leave his native New York. And Dwyane Wade declared his love for his adopted hometown of Miami.

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Related Topix: Sports, NBA Basketball, Oklahoma City Thunder, NBA Players, Kevin Durant, John Wall, Bradley Beal

BleacherReport

NBA Summer League 2014: Final Review of Las Vegas Tournament Results and Scores

The 2014 NBA Summer League Las Vegas tournament is finally over, and while the Sacramento Kings likely won't do much in the regular season, they were at least able to win this year's tournament.

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Related Topix: Sports, NBA Basketball, New York Knicks, Sacramento Kings, Ray McCallum, NBA Players, Glen Rice Jr.

Tue Jul 22, 2014

NBA.com

Hang Time: The Great Unknown

Eleven days, 67 games and one Kings championship later, Summer league finished with the NBA in a much different place than when it, or the Orlando portion of the July schedule that preceded desert ball, began.

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Related Topix: Sports, Milwaukee Bucks, NBA Basketball, Orlando Magic, Houston Rockets, New York Knicks, Carmelo Anthony, NBA Players

Detroit News

Detroit's Ray McCallum stars as Kings win Las Vegas summer league

McCallum, from the University of Detroit, scored 29 points and helped key a big Sacramento rally in the final minutes, as the Kings topped the Houston Rockets 77-68 Monday night to win the NBA Summer League championship game.

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Related Topix: Sports, Sacramento Kings, NBA Basketball, Ray McCallum, NBA Players, NCAA Basketball, Detroit Titans NCAA Basketball, NCAA Sports, University of Detroit NCAA, Michigan Wolverines NCAA Basketball, University of Michigan NCAA

Wiz of Awes

Washington Wizards Unveil New Alternate Jerseys For 2014-2015 NBA Season

May 11, 2014; Washington, DC, USA; Washington Wizards point guard John Wall celebrates after scoring a basket against the Indiana Pacers during the first half in game four of the second round of the 2014 NBA Playoffs at Verizon Center.

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Related Topix: Sports, NBA Basketball, NBA Players, John Wall

Bullets Forever

Washington Wizards unveil new blue alternate jersey for 2014-15 season

Since the Wizards switched to the red, white and blue color scheme before the start of the 2011-12 season, they've only had two uniform options: their white home jerseys and their red road jerseys.

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Related Topix: Sports, NBA Basketball, NBA Players, Glen Rice Jr.

BleacherReport

NBA Free-Agent Rumors: Latest Buzz Surrounding 2014 Free Agency

The 2014 NBA free-agency period has certainly been wild. From LeBron James' "Decision 2.0" to Carmelo Anthony's return to New York and Chris Bosh's lucrative contract with Miami, we haven't had a shortage of major headlines.

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Related Topix: Sports, Miami Heat, NBA Basketball, Detroit Pistons, LeBron James, NBA Players, Chris Bosh, Greg Monroe

Deseret News

Utah Jazz officially sign power forward Trevor Booker

Jazz management believes Booker will give the team some needed interior toughness and will work well within new coach Quin Snyder's system as a big man who can drive with the ball.

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Related Topix: Sports, NBA Basketball, Utah Jazz, Derrick Favors, Jeremy Evans, Enes Kanter, Rudy Gobert, NBA Players, Trevor Booker

Mon Jul 21, 2014

All U Can Heat

Miami Heat Rumors: Heat Interested in Chris Singleton

Mar 23, 2013; Oakland, CA, USA; Washington Wizards small forward Chris Singleton drives to the basket against the Golden State Warriors during the second quarter at Oracle Arena.

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Bullets Forever

The Wizards may have too many big men

It's a weird thing to say, but have the Wizards loaded up on their frontcourt too much at the expense of other positions? I agree with common opinion that the Wizards had a great offseason, though mostly for big-picture reasons.

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Related Topix: Sports, NBA Basketball, Kevin Seraphin, Marcin Gortat, Al Harrington, NBA Players, Drew Gooden, New Jersey Nets

The Washington Post

Jazz sign FA forward Trevor Booker

Booker has played all four of his NBA seasons in Washington, averaging 6.4 points and 5.1 minutes in 235 career games, including 105 starts.

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News 4 Jax

Pelicans, Wizards to play in Jacksonville

The New Orleans Pelicans and the Washington Wizards will take the court inside Jacksonville Veterans Memorial Arena for a preseason game on Oct. 8. "We're honored to welcome the NBA back to Jacksonville," Brown said.

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Related Topix: Sports, NBA Basketball, John Wall, NBA Players, University of Kentucky NCAA, NCAA Basketball, NCAA Sports, Anthony Davis, Kentucky Wildcats NCAA Basketball, University of Florida NCAA, Florida Gators NCAA Basketball

NBA.com

Hang Time: Only The Beginning

That flash we saw from the John Wall and Bradley Beal -led Wizards in the Eastern Conference semifinals is still going strong into both free agency and here in the Samsung NBA Summer League, where youngsters like Glen Rice Jr .

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Related Topix: Sports, NBA Basketball, John Wall, Glen Rice Jr., Marcin Gortat, Bradley Beal, Trevor Booker, NBA Players

Boston Celtics

Watch out for the Washington Wizards this year

The Eastern Conference is shifting dramatically this summer. The Cavs catapulted forward with the signing of LeBron James .

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Related Topix: Sports, NBA Basketball, John Wall, Marcin Gortat, Bradley Beal, Trevor Booker, Trevor Ariza, NBA Players

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