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Dwayne Wade, Chris Bosh Should Be Traded by the Miami Heat

The Miami Heat are standing on the verge of a serious gut check. What was presumed to be just another photo op on the way to a sweat-and-champagne-mingled celebration with the Larry O'Brien trophy, has ...

Bleacher Report .com | 1804 days ago | 2009 Ballers sent

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Standing Pat: Miami Heat's Quiet Offseason All Part of Pat Riley's Master ...

As the 2009 NBA offseason winds down and training camp gets closer, we have seen plenty of NBA teams bolster their rosters through trades and free agent signings. It has been a busy offseason, with a lot of big names ...

Bleacher Report .com | 2820 days ago | 1569 Ballers sent

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House support given by Celtics

At times last night, Eddie House found himself joking around with Rajon Rondo on the court, and at others he was making plays against him. Back at TD Garden almost instantly after being traded from the ...

Boston .com | 2618 days ago | 1554 Ballers sent

2017 STANDINGS NBA NEWS

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Stipe Miocic is still the top heavyweight, but for how long?

The Times’ MMA rankings for April, as compiled by Todd Martin: Heavyweight 1. Stipe Miocic 2. Fabricio Werdum 3. Cain Velasquez 4. Alistair Overeem 5. Junior Dos Santos 6. Derrick ...

Los Angeles Times Clippers | 2 days ago | 0 Baller sent

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After broadcasting a desperate plea on Facebook, a U.S. immigrant activist

Standing on the shoulder of a busy Mexican highway, Hugo Castro hit “record” on his smartphone and issued a desperate plea. “They want to kill me,” he said. “I really need help.” ...

Los Angeles Times Clippers | 7 days ago | 2 Ballers sent

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The Times' high school baseball rankings

A look at the top 25 high school baseball teams in the Southland: Rk. School (W-L) Next (last week’s ranking) 1. SOUTH HILLS (16-3) vs. Glendora, Wednesday (1) 2. ST. JOHN BOSCO (16-3) vs. Edison ...

Los Angeles Times Clippers | 9 days ago | 4 Ballers sent

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Why motherhood isn't an icky realm for the dull-minded but the stuff of ...

I am standing before a small audience in Columbus, Ohio, apologizing for what I’m going to read. “It’s about motherhood,” I say, then quickly qualify, “but you know, more than that! ...

Los Angeles Times Clippers | 10 days ago | 2 Ballers sent

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Dale Earnhardt Jr. picks up some steam — and confidence — in Texas

Finishing fifth doesn’t get anybody on the podium. There are no consolation prizes. But it does give you hope, with a dash of momentum. Am I right, Dale Earnhardt Jr.? Junior finished fifth in Texas, ...

Los Angeles Times Clippers | 14 days ago | 2 Ballers sent

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NBA power rankings: Phoenix Suns end on high note?

The Phoenix Suns have won two straight games after losing 13 in a row.

AZcentral.com Suns | 16 days ago | 3 Ballers sent

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Week 23 NBA power rankings: Warriors roll into playoffs, Cavaliers crawl

The NBA Finals favorites are in very different spots heading into the postseason.

USA Today .com | 16 days ago | 3 Ballers sent

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The Times' high school baseball rankings

A look at the top 25 high school baseball teams in the Southland: Rk. School (W-L) Next (last week’s ranking) 1. SOUTH HILLS (13-3) vs. Mater Dei, Tuesday (3) 2. ST. JOHN BOSCO (13-3) at La Palma ...

Los Angeles Times Clippers | 16 days ago | 2 Ballers sent

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Why are California legislators getting decent approval ratings? They're ...

The California Legislature has achieved something I never expected to see again in my lifetime. Its public job approval rating has soared above 50%. That’s astronomical compared with ...

Los Angeles Times Clippers | 16 days ago | 2 Ballers sent

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Lillard Holds Steady On NBA's 'Race To The MVP' Rankings

After a long hiatus from the NBA's weekly ranking of Most Valuable Player candidates, Trail Blazers point guard

Portland Trail Blazers | 19 days ago | 3 Ballers sent

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NBA power rankings: New low for Phoenix Suns?

The Phoenix Suns have lost 12 straight games.

AZcentral.com Suns | 22 days ago | 2 Ballers sent

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Week 22 NBA power rankings: Raptors hitting stride, Pacers in trouble

The NBA playoff races are starting to take shape.

USA Today .com | 22 days ago | 3 Ballers sent

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Editorial: Trump’s authoritarian vision

Standing before the cheering throngs at the Republican National Convention last summer, Donald Trump bemoaned how special interests had rigged the country’s politics and its economy, ...

Los Angeles Times Clippers | 22 days ago | 2 Ballers sent

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By the Numbers: Race to the Finish Line

Cavs.com breaks down some diggable digits as the Cavaliers make their final push in the standings in today's installment of "By the Numbers" presented by ...

Cleveland Cavaliers | 23 days ago | 2 Ballers sent

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Celtics stay atop Eastern Conference standings, rout Knicks for 50th win

Isaiah Thomas scored 19 points in just 24 minutes.

USA Today .com | 23 days ago | 2 Ballers sent

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Dodgers Dugout: The best manager in the NL West is ...

Hi, and welcome to another edition of Dodgers Dugout. My name is Houston Mitchell. Pull up a chair, everybody, wherever you may be. The season is about to start. Comparing the ...

Los Angeles Times Clippers | 24 days ago | 2 Ballers sent

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Bucks march up Eastern Conference standings after big month

The Los Angeles version coming back to town is a reminder of “the greatest time of my life.”

StarTribune Timberwolves | 25 days ago | 2 Ballers sent

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Lillard Makes NBA's 'Race To The MVP' Rankings At The Last Minute

Let's just get this out of the way: Trail Blazers guard Damian Lillard is not going to win the NBA's Most Valuable Player award this seas

Portland Trail Blazers | 25 days ago | 2 Ballers sent

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Acting teacher Elizabeth Mestnik wants to know what you would die for, ...

The woman sitting next to the clock will lead you to the dark, scary place, the joyous epiphany. Her words are swift, her gaze fixed. A gleam, like a knife, waits in her smile. Elizabeth Mestnik ...

Los Angeles Times Clippers | 26 days ago | 3 Ballers sent

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Week 21 NBA power rankings: Celtics move past Cavaliers into top four

But the race at the top of the Eastern Conference isn't the only thing heating up.

USA Today .com | 29 days ago | 2 Ballers sent

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Wendy Carrillo gets nod from Standing Rock Sioux leader in L.A.'s congressi

California politics updates: Senate leader calls effort to cut 'sanctuary city' funding 'blackmail,' Democrats hit Mimi Walters on healthcare vote March 27, 2017, 5:49 p.m. This is Essential Politics, ...

Los Angeles Times Clippers | 29 days ago | 2 Ballers sent

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Power Rankings: Trail Blazers Moving Up With Two Weeks To Go

Between the Trail Blazers posting an 11-3 record so far in the month of March and there being just over two weeks left in the regular sea

Portland Trail Blazers | 29 days ago | 19 Ballers sent

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NBA power rankings: Reaction to Devin Booker's 70 points

Are the Phoenix Suns the most exciting 22-52 team ever?

AZcentral.com Suns | 30 days ago | 2 Ballers sent

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Power Rankings Roundup

NBA.COM - 3rd - The Rockets aren't moving up in the standings, but 

Houston Rockets | 30 days ago | 3 Ballers sent

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Kobe and Shaq team up again at O'Neal's statue unveiling

The two of them sat next to each other on stage. They laughed, they joked, they acknowledged each other’s place in the franchise’s lore. As they did it, a fraught chapter in Lakers ...

Los Angeles Times Clippers | 32 days ago | 2 Ballers sent

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Dodgers Dugout: The best second baseman in the NL West is...

Hi, and welcome to another edition of Dodgers Dugout. My name is Houston Mitchell, and I guarantee that the Russians have not influenced my rankings at all. ...

Los Angeles Times Clippers | 34 days ago | 2 Ballers sent

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NBA power rankings: What to make of Phoenix Suns?

The Phoenix Suns have lost four straight games and find themselves with the third-worst mark in the NBA.

AZcentral.com Suns | 36 days ago | 17 Ballers sent

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NBA power rankings: What to make of Phoenix Suns?

The Phoenix Suns have lost four straight games and find themselves with the third-worst mark in the NBA.

AZcentral.com Suns | 36 days ago | 19 Ballers sent

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Rockets Power Rankings Roundup

NBA.COM - 3rd - Though his teammates have been inconsistent, 

Houston Rockets | 37 days ago | 2 Ballers sent

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05. Ricky Rubio (MT)
06. Jonny Flynn (MT)
07. Stephen Curry (GSW)
08. Jordan Hill (NYK)
09. DeMar DeRozan (TR)
10. Brandon Jennings (MB)
Scoring
01. Kevin Durant27.7
02. LeBron James26.7
03. Carmelo Anthony25.6
04. Dwyane Wade25.5
05. Kobe Bryant25.3
06. Amare Stoudemire25.3
07. Derrick Rose25.0
08. Monta Ellis24.1
09. Kevin Martin23.5
10. Dirk Nowitzki23.0
Rebounds
01. Kevin Love15.2
02. Dwight Howard14.1
03. Zach Randolph12.2
04. Blake Griffin12.1
05. Kris Humphries10.4
06. Pau Gasol10.2
07. David Lee9.8
08. Al Jefferson9.7
09. Emeka Okafor9.5
10. Tyson Chandler9.4
Assists
01. Steve Nash11.4
02. Rajon Rondo11.2
03. Deron Williams10.3
04. Chris Paul9.8
05. Jose Calderon8.9
06. Raymond Felton8.3
07. John Wall8.3
08. Jason Kidd8.2
09. Russell Westbrook8.2
10. Derrick Rose7.7
Steals
01. Chris Paul2.4
02. Rajon Rondo2.3
03. Monta Ellis2.1
04. Russell Westbrook1.9
05. Tony Allen1.8
06. Mike Conley1.8
07. Jason Kidd1.7
08. Raymond Felton1.7
09. LeBron James1.6
10. Trevor Ariza1.6
Blocks
01. Andrew Bogut2.6
02. Dwight Howard2.4
03. JaVale McGee2.4
04. Serge Ibaka2.4
05. Andrew Bynum2.0
06. Darko Milicic2.0
07. Al Jefferson1.9
08. Amare Stoudemire1.9
09. Tim Duncan1.9
10. Roy Hibbert1.8