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  1. Sources: Darren Collison's surgery expected to end his season with Kings
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    Sources: Darren Collison's surgery expected to end his season with Kings

  2. Craig Sager returning to sidelines
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    Craig Sager returning to sidelines

  3. Top 3-point shooters in NBA history
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    Top 3-point shooters in NBA history

  4. Llamas grab attention of pro sports teams
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    Llamas grab attention of pro sports teams

  5. LeBron's sponsorship slip-up
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    LeBron's sponsorship slip-up

  6. Referee union had no involvement in NBA's new plan to publicize evaluation of calls
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    Referee union had no involvement in NBA's new plan to publicize evaluation of calls

  7. How Derrick Rose injury affects Bulls, East
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    How Derrick Rose injury affects Bulls, East

  8. Why NBA player will wear a red 'X'
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    Why NBA player will wear a red 'X'

  9. Sources: Phil Jackson likely to be fined for commenting on draft-ineligible player
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    Sources: Phil Jackson likely to be fined for commenting on draft-ineligible player

  • Nigerian big man Ezeli suspended for throat grab

    Golden State Warriors center Festus Ezeli, a backup big man to Australia's Andrew Bogut with the NBA overall leaders, was hit with a one-game ban Saturday by the league. Ezeli was suspended for grabbing the throat of Toronto Raptors center Tyler Hansbrough during Golden State's 113-89 victory at…

  • Anthony Mason, rugged forward of 1990s Knicks, dies at 48

    Anthony Mason's game was grit over glitz, more force than flash. Mason died Saturday morning, the Knicks said. Former teammate Patrick Ewing said his ''heart is heavy'' after learning Mason died after recent heart problems. ''As a competitor, there was none fiercer than Anthony Mason.

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  • Rondo moving on after suspension over outburst with Carlisle

    Rajon Rondo says he and Dallas coach Rick Carlisle talked all the time in the days after the point guard arrived from Boston in a trade the Mavericks hope will boost their chances of winning a championship. ''In terms of NBA time, it's light years ago,'' said Carlisle, who plans to start Rondo on…

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  • Leonard, Spurs end long trip with 101-74 rout of Suns

    San Antonio is finally going home, and with a lopsided victory. Phoenix forward Markieff Morris left the locker room grumbling about Suns fans. Kawhi Leonard had 22 points and 10 rebounds, and the Spurs dominated from the opening tip in a 101-74 rout Saturday night. The Spurs, playing the finale of…

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  • Ball Don't Lie
  • Ellington's big 4th quarter helps Lakers beat Bucks 101-93

    No matter that Wayne Ellington missed his first six shots through three quarters. He never lost his shooter's mentality, and it paid off in the final six minutes of the game, when Ellington scored 11 straight points to help the Los Angeles Lakers beat the Milwaukee Bucks 101-93 Friday night for…

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  • Garnett Ejected

    Kevin Garnett spikes the ball and is ejected from the game.
  • Hawks give 4 players rest, still top Heat 93-91

    Even without four players, the Atlanta Hawks had more than enough. Paul Millsap scored 22 points, Dennis Schroder added 16 points and 10 assists and the intentionally depleted Hawks held off the Miami Heat 93-91 on Saturday night. Kent Bazemore scored 15, including a big 3-pointer with about a…

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  • Gasol, Grizzlies withstand scare from Wolves in 101-97 win

    When Kevin Garnett was thrown out of the game, Marc Gasol went to work and Flip Saunders went looking for a rulebook. Gasol had 27 points and 11 rebounds, and Mike Conley hit a big 3-pointer with 30 seconds left to lift the Memphis Grizzlies to a much-needed 101-97 victory over the Minnesota…

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  • Heat say Bosh has been released from hospital

    Chris Bosh's first step toward recovery is complete. The Miami Heat forward has been discharged from a South Florida hospital where he was treated for blood clots on one of his lungs. Bosh was hospitalized for just over a week and will still be monitored closely, but simply being released is a…

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  • Cavaliers-Rockets Preview

    The Cleveland Cavaliers are expected to get LeBron James back for an always-daunting visit to the streaking Houston Rockets. The Cavaliers, though, won't have one of their other All-Stars again since Kyrie Irving will miss his second straight game Sunday. With its two top scorers sidelined,…

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    Sun, Mar 1
    3:30 PM EST
    Cleveland at Houston
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  • NBA standings

    March 1 (Infostrada Sports) - Standings from the NBA on Saturday EASTERN CONFERENCEATLANTIC DIVISION W L PCT GB 1. Toronto 37 22 .627 - 2. Brooklyn 24 33 .421 12 3. Boston 23 33 .411 12 1/2 4. Philadelphia 13 45 .224 23 1/2 5. NY Knicks 12 46 .207 24 1/2 CENTRAL DIVISION W L PCT GB 1. Chicago 37 22…

  • Westbrook injury blow for Oklahoma City

    (Reuters) - Oklahoma City guard Russell Westbrook underwent surgery to repair a right cheek fracture and will miss the Thunder's nextgame, the team announced on Saturday. Westbrook suffered a knee to the face at the end of Friday's game against Portland and will miss at least the contest against…

  • Thunder's Kanter to miss Friday's game against the Blazers

    PORTLAND, Ore. (AP) -- Oklahoma City center Enes Kanter was not in the lineup Friday night against the Trail Blazers because of a right thigh contusion.

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  • Wizards end losing streak with 99-95 win over Pistons

    Given the way things have gone for the struggling Washington Wizards lately, it wasn't shocking when they squandered a 21-point second-half lead. John Wall scored 22 points, Nene added 21 and the Wizards ended their skid with a 99-95 win over the Detroit Pistons on Saturday night. ''It is more…

    The Associated Press
    Sat, Feb 28
    Detroit95 - 99Washington
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  • Wired: Top Pickups for Week 19

    Waiver Wired is back heading into Week 19. Blasts from the past like Ersan Ilyasova, Danilo Gallinari and Andrea Bargnani are relevant again.

  • Surging Pacers hold off short-handed Cavaliers 93-86

    George Hill took center stage with the biggest stars sitting. Hill finished with 15 points, 10 rebounds and 12 assists, and capped the first triple-double of his career with three free throws in the final 30 seconds to seal the Indiana Pacers' 93-86 victory over the Cleveland Cavaliers on Friday…

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  • Bulls' Rose has surgery, expected back in 4-6 weeks

    (Reuters) - Chicago Bulls All-Star guard Derrick Rose is expected to be back in action in four to six weeks after having knee surgery on Friday, the National Basketball Association team said. Rose, 26, had a meniscectomy to repair torn medial meniscus in his right knee, his third knee surgery since…

    Sun, Mar 1
    1:00 PM EST
    LA Clippers at Chicago
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