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Japan Times
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Apr 24, 2018
Victory over Trail Blazers shows why Pelicans must let DeMarcus Cousins go
For the New Orleans Pelicans, it's the elephant in the locker room.
Japan Times
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Mar 20, 2018
Dwane Casey has Raptors looking like the real thing
The Toronto Raptors through the 2016-17 season had been one of the best teams in the NBA the previous four years, averaging 51 wins, top 10 in the NBA in offensive efficiency every year, All-Stars in DeMar DeRozan and Kyle Lowry, a visit to the conference finals.
Japan Times
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Jan 30, 2018
Cavaliers, Bucks search for right formula in a tale of two cities
"It was the best of times, it was the worst of times, it was the age of wisdom, it was the age of foolishness, it was the epoch of belief, it was the epoch of incredulity, it was the season of Light, it was the season of Darkness, it was the spring of hope, it was the winter of despair, we had everything...
Japan Times
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Dec 12, 2017
Time is now for Grizzlies to be all shook up
Memphis is a slow-moving city along the Mississippi River that dissects the United States. It is probably best known for its most famous modern resident, rock and roll icon Elvis Presley, whose Graceland mansion remains a major American tourist destination 40 years after his death.
Japan Times
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Nov 14, 2017
Good defense has Celtics on 12-game win streak
It wasn't a great start for them — OK, the Warriors aren't going 80-2 — but Golden State is back at the top of the Western Conference, as expected.
Japan Times
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Jun 6, 2017
Cavs GM Griffin may be on way out; Clippers wise to get West
See, maybe the Cavs shouldn't have traded Andrew Wiggins after all. David Griffin may pay for that with his job, though it's highly unlikely it was his idea.
Japan Times
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May 23, 2017
Clippers should stay the course despite disappointments
Coach Doc Rivers: Headed back to Orlando where he began his NBA coaching career and where he still owns a home and where his family has remained. To run the Magic franchise.
Japan Times
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May 9, 2017
Injured Parker remains perfect fit for no-nonsense Spurs
Tim Duncan was the most famous; OK, maybe co-famous with David Robinson.
Japan Times
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Apr 25, 2017
Antetokounmpo no longer just a diamond in the rough
Giannis Antetokounmpo probably is the least favorite player of NBA writers.
Japan Times
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Apr 11, 2017
Russian influence on Nets leaves franchise in disarray
The United States is having a lot of problems with Russia.
Japan Times
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Mar 14, 2017
Wall has Wizards in chase for Eastern Conference top seed
The NBA's most unexpected and overlooked, if not undeserving, Most Valuable Player candidate this season has had perhaps the most unusual of career arcs.
Japan Times
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Feb 28, 2017
Magic will need luck, guile to help drama-filled Lakers return to glory
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Japan Times
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Feb 14, 2017
Oakley's gruff manner has history of creating trouble
Diogenes would never have believed there is a Charles Oakley.
Japan Times
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Jan 31, 2017
Cavaliers paying price for LeBron's imperious actions
When you declare yourself the king, as LeBron James did and Henry VIII in England, and it looks like Donald Trump in the United States these days, then you'll probably act like the world is your kingdom — heck, LeBron calls it the (his?) Land — and your actions will be erratic and often damaging...
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Jan 17, 2017
Rose vilified for absence while LeBron given a pass
Derrick Rose last week missed one game, distraught and leaving suddenly without telling anyone after Knicks practice to attend to a family emergency back in Chicago. He returned the next day to team practice and to play the next game, was fined $200,000 and made public apologies to his teammates,...
Japan Times
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Jan 3, 2017
Karl up to old tricks with new book
Many who know George Karl will tell you there's a good side, welcoming, generous, warm and funny, though George works very hard to hide it.
Japan Times
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Dec 20, 2016
High time for Kings to dump insufferable Cousins
I was talking to an NBA general manager earlier this season about DeMarcus Cousins, the best player in the NBA most likely to be traded, or at least so we'll hear for the next few months.
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Dec 6, 2016
Ex-referee Vanak helped improve job with courage
John Vanak was a quiet revolutionary.
Japan Times
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Nov 22, 2016
Throwback DeRozan proving that old attitudes not necessarily outdated
When DeMar DeRozan scored 30 points last Friday in the Toronto Raptors' 113-111 victory against the Denver Nuggets, he matched Michael Jordan, Alex English, Nate "Tiny" Archibald and Rick Barry as the only players to score at least 30 points in 10 of their first 12 games.
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Nov 8, 2016
Looking back at Magic Johnson's stunning HIV announcement 25 years later
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Tokashiki Beach acts as a sanctuary for sea turtles and offers ideal snorkeling waters. It was also the site of the U.S. Army’s preliminary invasion that led to the 1945 Battle of Okinawa, which resulted in the deaths of nearly 150,000 people.
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