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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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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 […]

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Signs of change in the NBA – ESPN

ESPNNEW ORLEANS — It felt like the opening scene in “The Godfather,” with people requesting audiences with Don Corleone during his daughter’s wedding. Kevin Durant made his way toward an immaculate white couch where Michael Jordan was sitting in the …2014 NBA All-Star Game PreviewNBA.comAll-Star Game yet another stage of NBA’s ongoing role in New […]

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Ian Thomsen: Stern gone, but Adam Silver eyes even stricter NBA – SI.com

SI.comNew NBA commissioner Adam Silver eyes stricter salary cap rules, further evening the playing field. Christian Petersen/NBAE/Getty Images. NEW ORLEANS — Want to know the difference that a new commissioner can make? “I would like a harder system to …COMMISSIONER SILVER DISCUSSES KEY ISSUESNBA.comNew commish Adam Silver has plans for New York All-Star WeekendNewsdayMeet the […]

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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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Lt. Gov.: ‘Duck Dynasty’ important to Louisiana – USA TODAY

USA TODAYNEW ORLEANS (AP) — Louisiana’s lieutenant governor says the Duck Dynasty reality TV show is important to state tourism — and he could help connect the Robertson family with new producers if they cannot reach agreement with the A&E cable TV network …Cracker Barrel reverses decision to pull Duck Dynasty productsCNNCracker Barrel rolls over: […]