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Rodman receives probation for hit-and-run accident

/ Feb 7, 2017

Rodman receives probation for hit-and-run accident

Former NBA star Dennis Rodman was given community service Monday for a hit-and-run accident he caused by driving the wrong way on a freeway ramp in southern California, officials said. Rodman was at the wheel of a sports utility vehicle in the early hours ...

Popovich equals NBA mark for wins with one franchise

/ Feb 3, 2017

Popovich equals NBA mark for wins with one franchise

Gregg Popovich greeted his latest career milestone with his usual self-deprecation and deflection, insisting he only achieves these records because he is old. Friends and players rarely disagree with the San Antonio Spurs’ emotional coach. But they did this time. Popovich tied the NBA ...

Lowly Mavs trump Cavs

/ Jan 31, 2017

Lowly Mavs trump Cavs

Yogi Ferrell was hours away from playing in an NBA Development League game when he got a call that Dallas wanted to sign him. Three days, two games and about 2,400 km later, Cleveland stars LeBron James and Kyrie Irving, along with the defending ...

Barnett enjoys TV work for Warriors

/ | Jan 28, 2017

Barnett enjoys TV work for Warriors

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First in a two-part series Jim Barnett will be the first to tell you that he’s “seen it all” during his long association with the NBA, first as a player for seven franchises (1966-77) and since the 1985-86 campaign as a popular color commentator ...

/ Jan 28, 2017

Ex-N.C. State star Shackleford dies

Charles Shackleford, a North Carolina State basketball star in the 1980s who spent six seasons in the NBA, was found dead in his home Friday. He was 50. The cause of death hasn’t been determined and an investigation is underway, spokesman Woody Spencer of ...

Kings heap further misery on Cavs

/ Jan 26, 2017

Kings heap further misery on Cavs

The criticism quieted. The problems persist. LeBron James and the NBA champions are a mess right now. Arron Afflalo dropped a 3-pointer with 17.3 seconds left in overtime as the Sacramento Kings rallied for a 116-112 win Wednesday night over the slumping Cleveland Cavaliers, ...

Spurs lose Gasol to broken finger, still down Nuggets

/ Jan 20, 2017

Spurs lose Gasol to broken finger, still down Nuggets

The San Antonio Spurs got a glimpse of their future and it was both encouraging and daunting. Kawhi Leonard scored 34 points, rookie Dejounte Murray added a season-high 24 and the short-handed Spurs overcame a pregame injury to Pau Gasol in beating the Denver ...