Lakers Officially Won’t Use Stretch Provision On Steve Nash

Heading into the NBA off-season, the future was uncertain for two-time NBA MVP Steve Nash. The veteran point guard struggled with injuries once again last season playing in only 15 games and a total of 65 games over the two-year span with the Los Angeles Lakers. – Have You Seen These LIMITED EDITI...

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Roy Hibbert pledges $1 million to Georgetown for new athletics center

The athletics program at Georgetown University is getting a big upgrade, and Roy Hibbert is largely contributing to the project. The Pacers big man has donated $1 million to help fund the “Thompson Athletics Center.” Georgetown University is near and dear to the heart of Hibbert. He was born in ...

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Pacers.com, Pacers Beat Writer
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Jamal Crawford - Los Angeles Clippers
I'm so ready for this season..
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HoopsHype.com , NBA News and Updates
Kobe Bryant made as much money in 2012 as 11 Dream Teamers combined in 1992. More here: t.co/D1XVAx50MK
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Royce Young , DailyThunder.com, NBA Writer
I wish Steven Adams would do a Haka dance at midcourt before every game next season: t.co/mUDKF2sSPb
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Aaron J. Lopez , NBA.com, Nuggets Beat Writer
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Less than 30 days away from the start of Warriors training camp
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Ben Golliver , BlazersEdge.com, Sportswriter
USA's James Harden left stunned by New Zealand's Haka Dance t.co/cHxB4bMkOh
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Kurt Helin , NBCSports.com, NBA Writer
Manny Pacquiao works out at Warriors facility t.co/Kfo9ylZPDY
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Tom Thibodeau says Pau Gasol looks on top of his game right now.
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Just heard your argument for why Kyrie Irving is better than John Wall. t.co/PP6Kg4QgN6
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Ira Winderman , Sun Sentinel, Heat Beat Reporter
... so one Dukie (Shane Battier) replaced by three: Luol Deng, Josh McRoberts and Andre Dawkins (the Nick Arison effect?).
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Jim Eichenhofer , Hornets.com, Hornets Beat Reporter
Looks like Anthony Davis' final stat line vs. New Zealand will be 21 points, 9 rebounds, 2 assists, 2 steals, 1 block, in 22 minutes
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Sekou Smith , NBA.com, NBA Writer
Kyrie is so ridiculously skilled with the ball in his hands. Gonna be interesting to see how he adjusts with teammates like LeBron and Love.
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Paul Coro , Arizona Republic, Suns Beat Writer
World Cup #Suns: Dragic went 10 of 14 (2-4 3s) for 22 pts in 25 min w/4 ast & 0 trv in 89-72 win vs. KOR. SLO is 3-0. Dragic's FG% is 70
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Ira Winderman , Sun Sentinel, Heat Beat Reporter
Agent confirms that Duke guard Andre Dawkins will attend camp with Heat on non-guaranteed deal...
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Kurt Helin , NBCSports.com, NBA Writer
Manny Pacquiao works out at Warriors facility t.co/Kfo9ylZPDY
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Kelly Dwyer , Yahoo! Sports, Sportswriter
Lafayette IN, come see a killer stand up set by Geoff Tate tonight at Genevee's Studio. Two bucks! Beer! t.co/MYAyQQxcjR
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Kobe Bryant made as much money in 2012 as 11 Dream Teamers combined in 1992. More here: t.co/D1XVAx50MK
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Aaron J. Lopez , NBA.com, Nuggets Beat Writer
Coach K on #Nuggets F @KennethFaried35: "He’s been the biggest & best surprise & turned out to be a very very important player for u
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Less than 30 days away from the start of Warriors training camp
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Paul Coro , Arizona Republic, Suns Beat Writer
Two #Suns share the same birthday today. It's the 25th anniversary of #FOE.
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Kurt Helin , NBCSports.com, NBA Writer
Anthony Davis was throwing it down on New Zealand (VIDEO) t.co/h7clgDf5rp
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Anthony Davis uses every inch of wingspan to finish dunk t.co/pPNafDchCF
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HotHotHoops.com , Miami Heat Blog
Andre Dawkins joins Heat roster for training camp, roster now at 18. t.co/XSYyIH0pSH
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Paul Coro , Arizona Republic, Suns Beat Writer
World Cup #Suns: Dragic went 10 of 14 (2-4 3s) for 22 pts in 25 min w/4 ast & 0 trv in 89-72 win vs. KOR. SLO is 3-0. Dragic's FG% is 70
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Dave Miller , Time Warner SportsNet, Reporter
Don't ever DOUBT Kobe Bryant... t.co/L3hE35SYIy
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Michael De Leon , ProjectSpurs.com, Sportswriter
Report: Spurs set to workout Earl Clark t.co/ERcvdRXPNp #spurs
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Royce Young , DailyThunder.com, NBA Writer
I wish Steven Adams would do a Haka dance at midcourt before every game next season: t.co/mUDKF2sSPb
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Kurt Helin , NBCSports.com, NBA Writer
Report: 76ers, other NBA teams interested in Australian Joe Ingles t.co/XOx7pmqElN
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BulletsForever.com , Wizards News and Updates
Just heard your argument for why Kyrie Irving is better than John Wall. t.co/PP6Kg4QgN6
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Ira Winderman , Sun Sentinel, Heat Beat Reporter
Heat now have extended 18 invitations to training camp out of the maximum of 20, although adjustments still can be made.
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Paul Garcia , ProjectSpurs.com, NBA Writer
In Mexico's win over Angola, Gustavo Ayon scored 17 points, grabbed 12 rebounds, and had 2 blocks.
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Andre Iguodala - Golden State Warriors
New Zealand thought they dance was gone intimidate us.... That ain't nothing but the A town stump! #GoUSA #FIBAWorldCup2014
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Anthony Davis uses every inch of wingspan to finish dunk

For USA Basketball, a team expected to suffer from big men issues, Anthony Davis has been a breath of fresh air. It doesn't hurt that he can really fly, too. Davis has proven to be a jack of all trades, dominating on defense and holding up more than his end on offense. On Tuesday, in Team USA's game...

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What's next for Miami Heat 2014-15 roster (Updated)

An updated look at the status of the 15 players who ended the season on the Heat roster and those who since have been added: Ray Allen Name: City, State, Zip: E-mail: Comments: Age: Turned 39 on July 20. 2013-14 salary: $3.2 million. 2014-15 salary status: Free agent. What's next: Allen played as a ...

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Ira Winderman
Sun Sentinel, Heat Beat Reporter
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Undrafted Duke guard Andre Dawkins added to Heat camp roster

The re-Duke-ification of the Miami Heat continues. In the wake of losing forward Shane Battier to retirement and ESPN's broadcast booth, the Heat have added a third former Blue Devil to their training-camp roster, with a recent workout by undrafted Duke guard Andre Dawkins cementing an invitation. D...

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Ira Winderman
Sun Sentinel, Heat Beat Reporter
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Why Kobe Bryant Will Still Be The Best Shooting Guard In The League

PAGES: 1 | 2 | 3 The last time Kobe Bryant played a full (or relatively full) season, he completed one of his most impressive seasons. Where ESPN had ranked him number six coming into the season and number seven coming into the previous season, Kobe put on an absolute show and even ended up fifth in...

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2h

Lakers officially choose not to stretch out Steve Nash's salary

Steve Nash The deadline for the Lakers to use the "stretch" provision on Steve Nash passed over the weekend. The 40-year-old point guard is heading into his third year with the team, earning $9.7 million for the 2014-15 season. Had the Lakers waived Nash prior to September, they would have been able...

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Eric Pincus
HoopsWorld.com, Senior NBA Writer
2h
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Maurice Harkless says Magic will have a chance to make the playoffs next season

Orlando is a young team in the middle of its rebuilding process, and finished with a record of 23-59 last season, which left them 15 games out of the playoff picture when all was said and done in the Eastern Conference. But at least one of the team’s players believes this is the year the Magic can...

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Kurt Helin
NBCSports.com, NBA Writer
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Steve Nash remains on Lakers after stretch provision deadline

Despite a tumultuous two-year stretch in which he has taken more visits to the trainer’s room than the basketball court, Steve Nash will remain on the Lakers’ roster. The deadline for the Lakers to use the so-called stretch provision passed over the weekend, ensuring that Nash will finish out th...

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Mark Medina
L.A Daily News, Lakers Beat Writer
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Enes Kanter - Utah Jazz
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@Enes_Kanter | | 2h | Score: 46

Source: Spurs working out free agent Earl Clark

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Kobe Bryant featured in NBA Live 15 trailer

So much for all the talk that Kobe Bryant will play conservatively this season in hopes to delay Father Time. The NBA Live 15 trailer that was released on Tuesday showcases Bryant where he is aggressively driving to the basket. Bryant then makes a sweeping underhanded left-handed layup while drawing...

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Mark Medina
L.A Daily News, Lakers Beat Writer
3h

Thaddeus Young happy for new start with Timberwolves

Here’s the Philadelphia Inquirer blog reporting on Thaddeus Young, whose time on the 76ers is over as he starts fresh with the young Minnesota Timberwolves: Young, who will earn $9.1 million this season and has a $9.7 million player option for the 2015-2016 season, can’t wait to get started in h...

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Jeff Lenchiner
InsideHoops.com, NBA Writer
3h

Anthony Davis continues stellar play in win vs. New Zealand

On an American team filled with star power, no one has been as vital to USA Basketball’s early success at the FIBA World Cup than New Orleans Pelicans forward Anthony Davis. The 21-year-old continued his consistently effective play Tuesday in a Group C pool play game against New Zealand, finishing...

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Jim Eichenhofer
Hornets.com, Hornets Beat Reporter
3h

Sources: Rondo, Celtics plan to stay the course

For Rajon Rondo, little has changed. He and those around him have long held that his intention for the final two years of his contract with Boston is to play out the deal, first showing that he is healthy after returning from ACL surgery last year, then bouncing back into All-Star form this year as ...

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Sean Deveney
Sporting News, NBA Writer
4h

Stephen Curry Defends His Under Armour Sneakers On Twitter

Over the weekend, Kevin Durant remained with Nike after they chose to match Under Armour‘s 10-year deal that was reported to be in the $265-$285 million range. ESPN’s Bomani Jones used this news to take a dig at Stephen Curry‘s Under Armour shoes. Steph responded on Twitter and defended himsel...

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4h

Stephen Curry will not stand for ‘slander’ of his Under Armour shoes

Kevin Durant was close to signing a lucrative shoe deal with Under Armour, before Nike came in at the eleventh hour and exercised its right to match, thereby retaining Durant’s services for the next 10 years. That bit of news resulted in ESPN’s Bomani Jones making a joke at Under Armour’s expe...

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Kurt Helin
NBCSports.com, NBA Writer
4h

Report: Keith Smart ‘a strong candidate’ to join Heat’s assistant coaching staff

Heat head coach Erik Spoelstra is shuffling the deck in terms of his assistant coaches, after things changed fairly significantly once the game’s best player decided to leave in free agency. Some older, trusted names are gone in favor of some new voices — one of which will be the recently-retire...

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Kurt Helin
NBCSports.com, NBA Writer
5h