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Collins Focuses on Being a Net and Learning Plays – New York Times

New York TimesJason Collins at Nets practice Tuesday. “Basketball right now is the priority,” he said. Credit Reed Saxon/Associated Press. the main story. the main story. the main story Share This Page. …Text message from Billie Jean King buoys Nets’ Jason CollinsNewsdayFans Want to Be Able to Buy Collins JerseysWall Street JournalCollins No. 98 Nets […]

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Clippers Power Past Pelicans – ESPN

ESPNNEW ORLEANS — Between Jamal Crawford’s long-range shooting, Chris Paul’s timely playmaking and Blake Griffin’s presence in the paint, the Los Angeles Clippers have been too much for most teams to handle the past couple of days. The struggling New …Los Angeles Clippers – Jamal Crawford Isn’t Slowing DownSportigeDavis joins Rivers with LA ClippersThe SunClass […]

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Pro Basketball|Collins Finds Spot Again, Moving the NBA Forward – New York Times

New York TimesCommissioner Adam Silver said it was “poetic” Jason Collins (35) was returning to the Nets. Jason Kidd (5), Collins’s teammate in New Jersey, knew his value. Barton Silverman/The New York Times. On Pro Basketball. By HARVEY ARATON. After a Boston …Jason Collins on joining Nets: ‘I’m ready; let’s do it’USA TODAYNets sign Jason […]

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North Carolina uses second-half surge to defeat fifth-ranked Duke – Kansas City Star

Kansas City StarCHAPEL HILL, N.C. — There are any number of ways to explain North Carolina’s 74-66 victory over fifth-ranked Duke, one that had a sea of light blue filling the Smith Center court late Thursday night.Lifeless Duke in second half baffles Coach KNews & ObserverCollege Basketball: North Carolina downs No. 5 DukePhilly.comDuke disappeared in […]

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Shaker Heights the new No. 1 in cleveland.com boys basketball Top 25 for week … – The Plain Dealer

Shaker Heights the new No. 1 in cleveland.com boys basketball Top 25 for week …The Plain DealerFans are invited to come to the NEO Varsity Insider’s live High School Basketball Playoff Preview video show tonight at the Harry Buffalo in downtown Cleveland (2120 East 4th Street). More than 25 boys and girls teams will be […]

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Top 25 Capsules – Washington Post

Washington PostHARTFORD, Conn. — Shabazz Napier scored a career-high 34 points and No. 24 UConn beat No. 20 Memphis 86-81 in overtime Saturday to sweep the season series from the Tigers. Ryan Boatright added 21 points for UConn (20-5, 8-4 American Athletic …Huskies Win Grueling Battle In OTHartford CourantMen’s Basketball Notebook: UConn takes down Memphis […]

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David Stern heads Hall’s Class of ’14 – ESPN

ESPNNEW ORLEANS — David Stern is going from the commissioner’s office to the Hall of Fame. [+] Enlarge David Stern. Glenn James/NBAE/Getty Images David Stern will be inducted into the Naismith Memorial Basketball Hall of Fame in early August. The recently …Mourning, Hardaway highlight 2014 Hall of Fame finalistsMiamiHerald.comGuy Rodgers to be enshrined in Hall […]

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Jeff Orr Says He Called Marcus Smart “Piece Of Crap” Nothing Racial

Jeff Orr, the Texas Tech “Superfan” who taunted Marcus Smart, has issued a statement via Texas Tech, which has rushed to tell everyone that Orr’s statement to Smart wasn’t “racist or anything like that.” Here’s the video, before we see the Texas Tech statement: The initial word was that Jeff Orr said for Marcus Smart […]

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Tracy McGrady looking to pitch for Independent League baseball team – SI.com

SI.comTracy McGrady won the NBA’s scoring title twice in his career. (Sam Forencich/National Basketball). Retired NBA star may be looking to rejoin professional athletics as a pitcher for the Sugar Land Skeeters of the Indepenedent League. The news first came to …Jeff Van Gundy says Tracy McGrady may try baseballCBSSports.comReport: Ex-Raptor McGrady thinking about baseball […]

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Syracuse Orange vs Duke Blue Devils betting odds, prediction, trends, preview – SB Nation

SB NationDuke tries to upset Syracuse and wreck their perfect season. But the Orange almost always beat the odds this season. Tweet Share on Twitter Share Share on Facebook  Share + Comments. The Syracuse Orange are a perfect 20-0 in the 2013-14 …Five things to watch for in Syracuse’s game vs. DukeThe Post-StandardOrange host […]

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LeBron leads USA Basketball team roster; no Kobe – Washington Post

Washington PostWith LeBron James sticking around and some of the NBA’s best players joining him, the U.S. basketball team could be better than ever. “The roster itself is the strongest roster we’ve ever had,” USA Basketball chairman Jerry Colangelo said. Icicles stick to the …Detroit Pistons’ Andre Drummond named to player pool for US national […]

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USA Basketball announces 2014-16 roster – USA TODAY

USA TODAYUSA Basketball has announced the National Team for 2014-16 and it has several returning members and a few new faces. In the returning group are three-time Olympic medalists and two-time Olympic gold medalists Carmelo Anthony (New York Knicks) and …Clippers Blake Griffin, Chris Paul selected to USA Basketball poolLos Angeles TimesUSA Basketball picks national […]

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After drama, Iowa State’s DeAndre Kane writes happy ending – USA TODAY

USA TODAYAMES, Iowa — Dressed in a thick coat and winter hat, DeAndre Kane escapes 2-degree weather on this afternoon and walks into Hilton Coliseum’s warm hallways, making his way through Iowa State’s arena until he finds one of his most coveted items …Hostile Hilton Coliseum awaits JayhawksKansas City StarThe Week’s College Basketball Games to […]

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Atlanta Hawks Reportedly Likely to Sign James Nunnally to a 10 Day Contract – Soaring Down South

Atlanta Hawks Reportedly Likely to Sign James Nunnally to a 10 Day ContractSoaring Down SouthNunnally is a 6’7″, 205 lb. small forward who has spent the entirety of the season in the National Basketball Developmental League on the Bakersfield Jam, the D-League affiliate of the Atlanta Hawks. A 4 year player at UC Santa Barbara, […]

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Michelle Rodriguez goes on CRAZY rampage after cuddling Cara Delevingne at … – Mirror.co.uk

Mirror.co.ukFast and the Furious actress Michelle Rodriguez went on a crazy rampage on Tuesday night, after spending the evening with Cara Delevingne at the Knicks vs Detroit Pistons NBA game in New York. The 35-year-old, who spent the evening draped over Brit …New BFFs Cara Delevingne And Michelle Rodriguez Hit Basketball & Bump Into …EntertainmentwiseCara […]

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NBA says Shawn Marion fouled Kevin Love – USA TODAY

USA TODAYMinnesota Timberwolves forward Kevin Love thought he was fouled by Dallas Mavericks’ Shawn Marion at the end of Monday night’s game. The NBA has agreed. VIDEO: Watch the play. Rod Thorn, NBA President of Basketball Operations, issued a statement …NBA admits mistake, acknowledges Kevin Love was fouled in final secondsSportingNews.comNBA admits officials missed callABC […]

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Southern University Basketball Sets Record, Beats Champion Baptist College by … – NESN.com

NESN.comThere’s what some people call a “cupcake” matchup, and then there’s this — Southern University basketball beating Champion Baptist College by 116 – 12 on Monday night. The matchup between Division I Southern and Champion Baptist, an independent …Night Court: Southern sets NCAA record, routs Champion BaptistCBSSports.comChampion Baptist College in the spotlight after 104-point loss […]