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Fantasy Basketball Team Names

I did this for fantasy football, and it was a lot of fun, so why not try it for hoops? If you're looking for a new fantasy team name, here are some ideas. Snake Chalmers - Tribute to Mario Chalmers, who strikes with snake-like ...

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Top Ten NBA Players Right Now

Many people argue who's better LeBron James or Kobe Bryant? Well, what about after that? Who's three through 10? In case you were wondering, here's my list of the top ten players in basketball. 1. ...

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NBA Best: The Five Worst Free-Throw Shooters of All Time

People have made free throw routines almost as if they have an Obsessive-Compulsive Disorder. They put the ball over their head, spin the ball, dribble the ball, kiss the ball, and some even pray to the basketball ...

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2018 BASKETBALL NBA NEWS

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Clippers! Injuries were the big downfall this season

Hi, my name is Broderick Turner, and welcome back to the Los Angeles Times’ Clippers newsletter. Beg the basketball gods for a healthy existence. Perhaps ...

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Kings Well Represented in BIG3 League

The second season of Ice Cube and Jeff Kwatinetz’s 3-on-3 basketball league featuring retired players is set to begin June 22.

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Jr. Wheelchair Cavs Update - April 17, 2018

The Junior Wheelchair Cavaliers finished eighth overall at the National Wheelchair Basketball Association’s Invitational Tournament held in Louisville, ...

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On Basketball: With Kawhi, it's the Spurs who need answers

It’s fun having both the Wild and Timberwolves in the playoffs at the same time for just the second time ever and first time since 2002-03. But now that ...

StarTribune Timberwolves | 2 days ago | 1 Baller sent

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Timberwolves FastBreak Foundation Accepting Nominations for Local Basketbal

The Minnesota Timberwolves FastBreak Foundation is now accepting nominations for local basketball courts to receive a refurbishment ...

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Here's what the Timberwolves must do to beat the Rockets

Thirteen seasons and an exciting Game 82 play-in game later, the Minnesota Timberwolves have brought meaningful basketball ...

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Steve Alford to replace assistant coach and recruiting coordinator David ...

David Grace, UCLA’s top basketball recruiter the last five seasons under coach Steve Alford, said Saturday that he was recently informed he would not be retained as an ...

Los Angeles Times Clippers | 4 days ago | 1 Baller sent

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Omar Sy cuts a deal with DreamWorks President Jeff Small in gated Hidden ...

French actor Omar Sy has sold his home in Hidden Hills to Jeff Small, president of Amblin Partners and DreamWorks Studios, for $4.7 million, records show. That’s $250,000 less than the original asking ...

Los Angeles Times Clippers | 5 days ago | 1 Baller sent

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Three takeaways from the Lakers' summer-league win over Golden State

1. There were more than enough accolades given to Lakers guard D’Angelo Russell because of his 22-point outburst in the first half against Golden State on Monday ...

Los Angeles Times Lakers | 5 days ago | 1 Baller sent

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Vlade Divac & Dave Joerger End of Season Press Conference

Milwaukee Bucks forward Khris Middleton has been named to the 2018-20 USA Men’s National Team roster, USA Basketball ...

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Timberwolves bring meaningful basketball back to the Target Center

Wolves outlast Nuggets in grueling battle to earn first postseason berth in 14 years

StarTribune Timberwolves | 7 days ago | 2 Ballers sent

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Kansas, N.C. State linked to federal probe of college basketball

Federal prosecutors alleged Tuesday that families of top recruits at Kansas and North Carolina State received payments from Adidas employees in exchange for the players attending the schools, as ...

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With another top-five recruiting class in hand, Steve Alford and UCLA ...

The prediction for a rebirth of UCLA basketball came from a high school guard still months away from hoisting his first shot inside Pauley Pavilion. Jules Bernard watched ...

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Three Observations from the Wolves’ Win Over the Grizzlies

The Wolves picked up a massive victory on Monday night, setting up a must-win showdown against the Denver Nuggets on Wednesday. We’re working on plenty of ...

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Basketball's Paul Westphal lists home in his birthplace of Torrance

Retired basketball player and former coach Paul Westphal has put a home in the Seaside Ranchos area of Torrance up for sale at $1.899 million. The remodeled 1948 house ...

Los Angeles Times Clippers | 10 days ago | 1 Baller sent

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At Arcadia, former Dorsey basketball player takes third in high jump — ...

The wild and unconventional track and field education for P.J. Tshiaba of Dorsey continued on Saturday night when he competed in the high jump at the Arcadia Invitational. He’s the former Dorsey ...

Los Angeles Times Clippers | 11 days ago | 1 Baller sent

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The Times' boys' basketball player of the year: Onyeka Okongwu

It was the summer of 2014 when tragedy struck the Okongwu family. Nnamdi Okongwu, a promising 6-foot-9 senior center at Chino Hills, died after sustaining a fatal head injury ...

Los Angeles Times Clippers | 11 days ago | 1 Baller sent

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Jimmy Butler named to 35-player pool for USA Basketball men's national ...

The official 12-player team that will play in the 2019 World Cup and the 2020 Olympic games will likely come from this group of players.

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Isaiah Thomas doesn't regret playing through injury, expects to be healthy

Isaiah Thomas approached, using one crutch to help him walk, a little over a week after having arthroscopic hip surgery. He only fixed this injury on March 28 of this year, though he ...

Los Angeles Times Clippers | 12 days ago | 1 Baller sent

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Khris Middleton Selected For 2018-20 Men's National Team Roster

Milwaukee Bucks forward Khris Middleton has been named to the 2018-20 USA Men’s National Team roster, USA Basketball ...

Milwaukee Bucks | 13 days ago | 1 Baller sent

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Butler Named To 2018-20 Men's National Team

The USA men’s basketball team announced the 35 players who will be part of the 2018-20 national team expected to attend the July 25-27 USA Men’s National Team ...

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Wolves Playoff Watch Viewing Guide | April 6, 2018

Tomorrow is loaded with important games, but tonight is relatively East-coast heavy. There is one game, however, that Wolves fans should be paying attention to as they cheer the Wolves to a win in ...

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Lillard, McCollum Named To USA Basketball's 35 Player Roster For 2018-20 ...

Featuring 35 players, including 17 Olympic gold medalists and 29 past members of the USA Men’s National Team pool, USA Basketball Men’s N

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Devin Booker Named To 35-Player Roster For USA Basketball’s 2018-20 Men’s ...

USA Basketball announced today that Suns guard Devin Booker is among 35 players on the 2018-20 USA Men’s National Team roster.

Phoenix Suns | 13 days ago | 2 Ballers sent

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James, Durant in 35-player US Olympic basketball team pool

The Nuggets catch the Timberwolves for the West’s eighth and final playoff spot with three games left for each team, including ...

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Tyus Jones is a trademark of Minnesota basketball

Tyus Jones is the quiet achiever off the bench for the Timberwolves. With three seasons in Minnesota, Jones has had just 11 starts, but an ...

Dunking With Wolves | 14 days ago | 1 Baller sent

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Phoenix Suns to Host “Decade Night” Celebration on Friday

As part of their 50th season celebration, the Phoenix Suns will host a “Decade Night” honoring the present and future of Suns basketball ...

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Sports anchor Fred Roggin puts party-ready Calabasas home up for sale

Fred Roggin, the award-winning sports anchor for KNBC-TV Channel 4, has listed his home in the Oaks, a guard-gated community in Calabasas, for sale at $2.995 million. Media and game rooms, a wine ...

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Quintet of former Suns will enter the NBA Hall of Fame

With the Hall of Fame announcing it's 2018 entrants, the class had a decidedly Phoenix Suns flavor to it, one of historical proportions. Several weeks ago, I ...

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#BMOHBC Memories Sweepstakes

The Bucks and Kohl’s want you to share your favorite memories from 30 years of Bucks Basketball at the BMO Harris Bradley Center.

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2010 NBA Mock Draft
01. John Wall (WW)
02. Evan Turner (76ers)
03. Derrick Favors (NJN)
04. Wesley Johnson (MT)
05. DeMarcus Cousins (SK)
06. Ekpe Udoh (GSW)
07. Greg Monroe (DP)
08. Al-Farouq Aminu (LAC)
09. Gordon Hayward (UJ)
10. Paul George (IP)
2009 NBA Mock Draft
01. Blake Griffin (LAC)
02. Hasheem Thabeet (MG)
03. James Harden (OCT)
04. Tyreke Evans (SK)
05. Ricky Rubio (MT)
06. Jonny Flynn (MT)
07. Stephen Curry (GSW)
08. Jordan Hill (NYK)
09. DeMar DeRozan (TR)
10. Brandon Jennings (MB)
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