Western Conference

Williams Sets Franchise Record with a 52 Point Performance

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Mo Williams simply wouldn’t let the losses continue to mount. In the midst of a 15-game losing streak, three shy of the longest in team history, Williams set a Minnesota franchise record of his own Tuesday night against the Pacers. The journeyman point guard poured in a career-high 52 points, the most anyone in a Timberwolves uniform has ever scored. 

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Tyreke Evans Should Take on Sixth Man Role for Pelicans

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The 2014-15 season has been anything but easy in the Big Easy. Playing in the Southwest Division of this year’s NBA requires battling a steady diet of terrifying opponents stacked with probable All-Stars on a regular basis. In the Southwest, you play defense because everyone plays defense, you average 100 points a game, because every team in the division does the same. …

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Cousins Joining Elite Company

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Cleveland had no answers for DeMarcus Cousins Sunday night. Even with Timofey Mozgov making his first start for the Cavaliers, Cousins was able to dominate in the post and ensured Sacramento would have the rebounding advantage.

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Grizzlies Hoping to Bolster Roster with the Addition of Green

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Boston didn’t want to lose a key piece for nothing. Memphis didn’t want to miss an opportunity to strengthen its roster, adding the versitile scorer it has lacked for years. Friday the two were both able to achieve their goals by agreeing to a trade involving forward Jeff Green.

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Smith Seeking a Rebirth in Houston

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The feeling has to be completely different for Josh Smith in Houston. Any contributions he can make are simply a bonus for a team that lucked into landing him when he unexpectedly became available just three days before Christmas. Detroit was willing to pay more than $25 million for Smith to no longer be a part of the franchise and …

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Curry’s Record-Setting 3-Point Shooting Pace

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His instinct kicked in, all Stephen Curry had to do was set his feet, square his shoulders and release. The results were the same, the ball rotated perfectly towards the basket and fell gently through the rim, only touching the bottom of the net. 

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Catching Up With Dante Exum

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For Dante Exum, the fifth overall pick of the 2014 NBA Draft, adjusting to becoming a professional basketball player is just part of the adaptation he has to make this year. Seven months after being selected by the Jazz, the 6-foot-6 guard is preparing for his fourth consecutive game away from home, part of a season-long six game road trip, something he …

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Mavericks Land Rondo in Deal with Boston

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The league’s most dynamic offense has just added the most gifted passer to shore up the one glaring spot on the roster. Dallas struck a deal to acquire point guard Rajon Rondo, the league’s leader in assists to the top ranked offense in the league. The team is already averaging 110.1 points per game, three more than any other team …

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Curry’s Clutch Shot Extends Warriors Streak

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Once the ball found its way into Stephen Curry’s hands in the final seconds of Tuesday’s game against Orlando, a two point deficit suddenly no longer seemed insurmountable. As Curry raced up the floor with the clock winding down and Golden State’s nine-game winning streak on the line, Magic forward Tobias Harris served as the last obstacle. 

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Catching Up with Draymond Green

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All Draymond Green needed was a chance to prove himself. In his third season with Golden State, the versatile forward has excelled as a full-time starter, showing the ability to defend a multitude of positions while finding numerous ways to contribute each night. The 6-foot-7 forward slipped to the second round of the 2012 NBA Draft because teams couldn’t project exactly what …

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