• Roy Williams' players went crazy over the gift he got for his 800th win
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    Roy Williams' players went crazy over the gift he got for his 800th win

    Only ten other coaches have accomplished what University of North Carolina’s Roy Williams did on Monday night. With the Tar Heels’ 85-68 win over Syracuse, Williams became the 11th coach in college basketball history to notch his 800th career win. “Two hundred is more impressive than 100, so when you get to 800 not a lot of guys have done that,” Williams told local media after the game. “So I’m human.

  • Clippers guard Chris Paul leaves game with sprained thumb, more tests coming
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    Clippers guard Chris Paul leaves game with sprained thumb, more tests coming

    The Clippers have now won seven games in a row, but if they don’t have Chris Paul in the lineup that streak is going to turn around very quickly (remember just a couple of weeks ago when he missed seven games with a hamstring strain?). Which is why Paul leaving the game with what the team has called a sprained thumb is potentially troubling news. Paul was trying to get over the top of a Joffrey Lauvergne screen when he ran into Russell Westbrook who had pulled up to take a three, Paul’s hand hitting Westbrook’s hip and seemingly getting caught up in his shorts. Paul walked off the court and went straight to the locker room, making it seem worse than the team said it is so far. From the press

  • Carmelo Anthony: Waiving no-trade clause 'not something I've thought about'
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    Carmelo Anthony: Waiving no-trade clause 'not something I've thought about'

    New York Knicks star Carmelo Anthony said that he hasn't thought about waiving his no-trade clause. "I've never even, haven't even thought about that," Anthony said in Toronto when asked about the no-trade clause amid fan and media speculation about the topic, according to reports. "Like you said, I guess there's people talking about it. I don't know, I haven't thought about it. It's not something that I've thought about so far." Anthony added that he remains committed to the organization. Anthony was asked by reporters in Toronto about his no-trade clause because Charley Rosen, a confidant of Knicks president Phil Jackson, wrote a column about the Knicks that included several critiques of the