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After Signing With Nets, Jason Collins Becomes First Openly Gay NBA Player – New York Times

New York TimesJason Collins spent his first six and a half seasons with the Nets, who reached the N.B.A. finals twice during his tenure. Bruce Bennett/Getty Images. LOS ANGELES — Jason Collins, a 35-year-old N.B.A. center who announced last year that he was gay, has …Jason Collins signs with Brooklyn NetsUSA TODAYNets sign Jason CollinsESPNJason […]

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Miami Heat’s LeBron James likely to wear facemask while nursing broken nose – MiamiHerald.com

MiamiHerald.comLeBron James likely will wear a protective facemask during games for at least a few weeks after breaking his nose on Thursday night against the Oklahoma City Thunder. James was fitted for a mask on Saturday after the Heat’s practice and might sit out …NBA Power Rankings: Miami Heat moves to top spot.The Times-PicayuneLeBron A […]

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Oklahoma City Thunder: Blame the debacle on lack of offensive intensity – NewsOK.com

NewsOK.comMiami’s LeBron James (6) and Oklahoma City’s Kevin Durant (35) fight for position during a free throw in their NBA basketball game between the Oklahoma City Thunder and the Miami Heat at Chesapeake Energy Arena in Oklahoma City, Thursday, Feb.LeBron James has broken nose, questionable for SundayUSA TODAYJames has broken nose and might miss Bulls […]

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Sources: Sixers Send Spencer Hawes To Cavs – ESPN

ESPN… Cavaliers, Spencer Hawes, Philadelphia 76ers, Dunk, Must See, Viral. In an effort to add depth to their front line as they chase a playoff spot, the Cleveland Cavaliers have traded for Philadelphia 76ers center Spencer Hawes, the team announced …Cavaliers resist blowing things up at deadline after six-game winning streakSI.comCleveland Cavaliers obtain Spencer Hawes […]

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76ers send Evan Turner to Pacers – ESPN

ESPNThe Indiana Pacers made the biggest move of NBA trade deadline day by shipping their longest-tenured player, forward Danny Granger, in a package to the Philadelphia 76ers that landed them forward Evan Turner. As part of the deal, the Pacers sent a 2015 …Pacers continues to fine-tune roster by trading Granger to rebuilding 76ers for […]

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Productive day for Denver Nuggets at NBA trade deadline – NBA.com

NBA.comAt the NBA trade deadline, the Denver Nuggets had two primary objectives: Find a team for veteran Andre Miller and acquire someone to ease point guard Ty Lawson’s workload when he returns from a rib injury. General manager Tim Connelly accomplished …Nuggets trade Andre Miller to Wizards; Jordan Hamilton to the RocketsDenver PostNuggets get Rockets’ […]

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How Much Does Jordan Hamilton Trade Really Help Houston Rockets? – Bleacher Report

Bleacher ReportHamilton should fit seamlessly into Houston’s fast-paced system as an athletic wing who can run end-to-end with ease, which is apparently something Morey and the Rockets were prowling for. Rockets get the athletic wing player that they’ve wanted for …Nuggets trade Jordan Hamilton to Houston for Aaron BrooksCBSSports.comNBA Trade: Houston Rockets trade Aaron Brooks […]

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Cavaliers resist blowing things up at deadline after six-game winning streak – SI.com

SI.comThis goes a long way toward closing the book on Grant’s last offseason with Cleveland, as the signings of Clark and Andrew Bynum (who was traded in the Luol Deng deal) are gone and many of Grant’s precious stockpiled picks have been dusted off and …Cleveland Cavaliers obtain Spencer Hawes from Philadelphia: NBA Trade …The […]

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Cavs Making Luol Deng Available For Trade – ESPN

ESPNAs they evaluate the team and look to make a deal to help secure a playoff berth, Cleveland Cavaliers officials are making recently acquired Luol Deng available ahead of Thursday’s trade deadline, multiple league sources told ESPN.com. The Cavs traded …Cleveland Cavaliers Reportedly Testing Trade Market for Luol DengBleacher ReportWould the Cleveland Cavaliers trade forward […]

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Spurs’ Tony Parker to sit out ‘for the foreseeable future’ – SI.com

SI.comTony Parker will join Manu Ginobili and Kawhi Leonard on the shelf for the Spurs. (Issac Baldizon/NBAE via Getty Images). Even in pulling off the second-best record in the Western Conference to date, the Spurs haven’t quite managed to meet their own …Mills, Spurs outlast ClippersMail TribuneSpurs Without Parker for “Foreseeable Future”WTMASpurs Take Down ClippersESPNCBSSports.com […]

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Spurs-Trail Blazers Preview – CBSSports.com

CBSSports.comThe Portland Trail Blazers are returning from the All-Star break without their top scorer and need to change their starting lineup for the first time this season. The San Antonio Spurs are all too familiar with tinkering with their first five to adjust without key …Portland Trail Blazers vs. San Antonio Spurs game previewThe OregonianClippers […]

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NBA Trade Rumors: Boston Celtics to wait until last minute to trade Rajon Rondo – FanSided

FanSidedJan 24, 2014; Boston, MA, USA; Boston Celtics point guard Rajon Rondo (9) shoots the ball against the Oklahoma City Thunder during the second half at TD Garden. Mandatory Credit: Mark L. Baer-USA TODAY Sports. The NBA trade deadline is less than …Stein: Knicks pursuing Celtics’ RondoESPN (blog)Who will make moves at NBA trade deadlineDetroit […]

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Stephen Jones on Dallas Cowboys QB Tony Romo’s rehab: ‘I think he’s on target … – Dallas Morning News (blog)

Stephen Jones on Dallas Cowboys QB Tony Romo’s rehab: ‘I think he’s on target …Dallas Morning News (blog)Dallas Cowboys quarterback Tony Romo, center, watches the Atlanta Hawks play the Oklahoma City Thunder in an NBA basketball game, Monday, Jan. 27, 2014, in Oklahoma City. (AP Photo/Alonzo Adams). INDIANAPOLIS — Fifty-five days have passed … and […]

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For Cleveland Cavaliers to make playoffs, Kyrie Irving has to build on recent … – The Plain Dealer

The Plain DealerCLEVELAND, Ohio — Kyrie Irving winning the MVP in the All-Star Game makes for a fun weekend for Cavaliers fans. But here’s what was more meaningful — how Irving has played in the five-game winning streak. He is averaging 20.1points, 6.7 assists and …NBA Trade Rumors: Cleveland Cavaliers willing to move Dion Waiters, […]

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Houston Rockets Reportedly Shopping Jeremy Lin, Omer Asik in Trade Talks – Bleacher Report

Bleacher ReportBreaking into the Western Conference’s top-three conversation has done little to quell the Houston Rockets desire for change. After failing to deal Omer Asik and Jeremy Lin earlier in the season, Yahoo! Sports’ Marc J. Spears reveals the Rockets are …Houston Rockets trade rumors: Will Daryl Morey cut a deal?SB NationHouston Rockets actively shopping […]

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NBA championship odds – Title landscape takes on different shape post-break – SportingNews.com

SportingNews.comKevin Durant has stepped up his game in the absence of point guard Russell Westbrook, and has the Thunder eyeing another trip to the Finals. By: Craig Williams | More Experts Published: Feb 17, 2014. The All-Star break is the de facto midpoint of the NBA …NBA Rumors: LeBron James says he can’t imagine leaving […]

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Nets, Cavs talk Terry for Jack deal – ESPN

ESPNThe Brooklyn Nets are interested in acquiring Cavaliers point guard Jarrett Jack and have had discussions about a potential trade with Cleveland involving Jason Terry, according to sources briefed on the talks. The Nets (24-27) emerged from the All …NBA Trade Rumor: Cavs and Nets talking Terry for Jack swapWaiting For Next YearBrooklyn Nets and […]

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Karl Malone: ‘You can truly build a great team around’ Anthony Davis – The Courier-Journal

The Courier-JournalNBA legend Karl Malone wasn’t so sold on Anthony Davis as the NBA draft’s No. 1 overall pick when the New Orleans Pelicans selected the University of Kentucky freshman in 2012. Since then, and amid Davis’ All-Star season, the Louisiana native Malone …TNT Dunks 7.5 Million Viewers with NBA All-Star GameMultichannel NewsAs NBA resumes, […]

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As NBA resumes, next James-Durant matchup nears – San Jose Mercury News

San Jose Mercury NewsNEW ORLEANS—LeBron James won’t assume the eventual date with Indiana that so many others expect. He definitely has another one with Kevin Durant—in just a few days. The NBA’s two best players went their separate ways after the East’s 163-155 …All-Star Game 2014: Kyrie Irving wins MVP in record-setting matchupSportingNews.comLeBron James rebrands […]

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East pulls out all the stops to beat West, 163-155, in All-Star game – Los Angeles Times

Los Angeles TimesNEW ORLEANS — Defense won the NBA All-Star game. No joke. Well, maybe a chuckle is in order. The East wasn’t exactly hand-in-the-face tough during a game that featured a record 318 points and zero blocked shots, but it did manage to stop the West …The NBA’s big second-half storylinesESPNAll-Star MVP Kyrie Irving […]