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BasketballCeltics overcome James milestone to down Cavs
BOSTON (Reuters) - The Boston Celtics won their third straight game with a 92-87 triumph over the Cleveland Cavaliers on Wednesday, the NBA leaders charging to victory on the back of 22 points from Ray Allen. Boston improved to a league-best 44-12 w...
Author:Roger LajoieDate:03/25/14Click:15 Full Story »
BasketballLakers win 10th in row, top Miami 106-88
LOS ANGELES - Jordan Farmar scored a career-high 24 points, Kobe Bryant added 21 and the Los Angeles Lakers extended their winning streak to a season-best 10 games Thursday night with a 106-88 victory over the Miami Heat. The Lakers (41-17) maintain...
Author:UnknownDate:03/25/14Click:7 Full Story »
BasketballDuncan leads Spurs to 7th win in a row
SAN ANTONIO - Tim Duncan had 31 points and 15 rebounds and the San Antonio Spurs beat the Dallas Mavericks 97-94 on Thursday night for their seventh straight win. Manu Ginobili added 17 points for San Antonio and Michael Finley scored 16. Dirk Nowit...
Author:ELIZABETH WHITEDate:03/25/14Click:11 Full Story »
BasketballHarris solid in debut as Nets top Bucks
EAST RUTHERFORD, N.J. - It didn't take Devin Harris long to make the New Jersey Nets and their fans forget about Jason Kidd. Stepping on the court for the first time since being acquired last week in an eight-player trade for Kidd, Harris scored 16...
Author:TOM CANAVANDate:03/25/14Click:6 Full Story »
BasketballDuncan has 31 points in Spurs' win
SAN ANTONIO - Dirk Nowitzki has seen this before from Tim Duncan. The Spurs star had another typically excellent game. His totals: 31 points, 15 rebounds good enough to lead the San Antonio Spurs to a 97-94 win over their in-state rival on Thursday...
Author:ELIZABETH WHITEDate:03/25/14Click:5 Full Story »
BasketballNowitzki praises Duncan as Spurs win
SAN ANTONIO - Dirk Nowitzki has seen this before from Tim Duncan. The Spurs star had another typically excellent game. His totals: 31 points, 15 rebounds good enough to lead the San Antonio Spurs to a 97-94 win over their in-state rival on Thursday...
Author:ELIZABETH WHITEDate:03/25/14Click:6 Full Story »
BasketballNBA Power Poll: Sorting out the roster moves
A week has passed since the trade deadline, and it's clear that some teams are going to take longer than others to show consistent improvement after all the wild roster altering. Some teams may not show improvement at all (worried, Phoenix?). Then t...
Author:Stan McNealDate:03/25/14Click:4 Full Story »
BasketballNot guilty pleas in NBA betting scandal
NEW YORK - Two men charged in a betting scandal involving disgraced basketball referee Tim Donaghy have pleaded not guilty to conspiring to defraud the NBA. Prosecutors said James Battista, a professional gambler with nicknames Baba and Sheep, and T...
Author:UnknownDate:03/25/14Click:4 Full Story »
BasketballRatliff leaves Wolves, heads to Detroit
DETROIT - The Detroit Pistons are expected to add center Theo Ratliff next week, a person familiar with the upcoming transaction told The Associated Press on Friday. The person, who spoke on condition of anonymity because the deal couldn't yet be co...
Author:LARRY LAGEDate:03/25/14Click:99 Full Story »
BasketballIndiana's Granger suspended for hitting Chicago's Nocioni
NEW YORK (Reuters) - Danny Granger of the Indiana Pacers has been suspended for one game for hitting Chicago Bulls forward Andres Nocioni in the face, the NBA said on Friday. The incident occurred midway through the fourth quarter of Indiana's 113-1...
Author:Steve GinsburgDate:03/25/14Click:112 Full Story »
BasketballWebber comes full circle with return to NBA Warriors
OAKLAND, California (AFP) - Chris Webber signed a contract with the Golden State Warriors here Tuesday, bringing the 34-year-old forward back to the club where he made he National Basketball Association debut. The deal will bring Webber a pro-rated...
Author:UnknownDate:03/25/14Click:7670 Full Story »
BasketballCeltics' Garnett, Allen out against Heat
MIAMI - When asked how long Kevin Garnett's strained abdominal muscle could keep him sidelined, Boston Celtics coach Doc Rivers didn't have an exact answer. You know Doc's a nickname, correct? deadpanned the coach, whose given name is Glenn. Too bad...
Author:TIM REYNOLDSDate:03/25/14Click:7675 Full Story »
BasketballWebber back with Warriors after 13 years
HOUSTON - Golden State coach Don Nelson had no reservations about reacquiring Chris Webber 13 years after the two clashed and Webber asked for a trade. The free agent forward signed a contract Tuesday, returning to the team that drafted him in 1993....
Author:UnknownDate:03/25/14Click:7670 Full Story »
BasketballKidd hears cheers despite trade demand
EAST RUTHERFORD, N.J. - Jason Kidd may want to leave New Jersey, but that desire apparently isn't shared by his fans. Kidd was greeted by the usual loud cheers when he was introduced before Tuesday night's game against Milwaukee, a day after the All...
Author:DAVID PORTERDate:03/25/14Click:7669 Full Story »
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