Team Profiles

Waiver Watch: The Overhaul in Brooklyn

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Nets owner Mikhail Prokhorov has already failed to deliver on its promise of an NBA championship within five years of taking control of the franchise and decided to press the reset button Sunday morning. The Russian billionaire began overhauling his team — once again — by firing coach Lionel Hollins and reassigning general manager Billy King within the organization. Armed with the …

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Kerr Nearing Season Debut for Warriors

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Golden State will have a difficult time topping its run in 2015. No firm timetable has been set for the season debut of coach Steve Kerr but it could come as soon as tonight against Denver. Earlier in the week, Kerr traveled with the team for consecutive games for the first time all season after suffering severe complications following back surgery …

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Pelicans Searching for Answers

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The entire contest Monday night in Orlando was an uphill battle for the Pelicans. After clawing its way back into the game at halftime, any momentum built by New Orleans was quickly surrendered during the start of the third quarter. The Magic scored eight of the first 10 points in the third quarter, transforming a four point half time advantage into …

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Miami Discovering Its Crunch Time Lineup

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The momentum swinging dunk from Chris Bosh came a little later than expected, but the impact provided was just as significant. Following a miserable first half that saw the Heat convert just 38 percent of its attempts from the field, Bosh provided some inspiration with a thunderous dunk as the buzzer to end the second quarter sounded. After a review, …

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Fournier Delivers Clutch Basket for Orlando

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ORLANDO- A pair of free throws with 26 seconds remaining put the Magic down by a single point. The minuscule deficit was magnified as the Magic offense had stalled in the fourth quarter, posting just 13 points on 5-of-14 shooting from the field during the first eleven plus minutes of the period. Houston had clamped down defensively, as Dwight Howard …

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Pistons Outlast Chicago in Quadruple Overtime

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An extra 20 minutes of basketball in Chicago provided a statistical explosion in fantasy basketball. Along with four overtime sessions, Friday’s 147-144 victory for the Pistons featured five 30-point performances, a 20 rebound effort, three other 10 rebound performances and just two players fouling out. The 68 minute contest yielded 291 points, 107 rebounds and tremendous individual efforts from a …

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Filling Out a Wish List for the Middle of the Pack

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Christmas is just a week away and while families gather to celebrate, the NBA offers a five game slate to provide entertainment throughout the day. Ten teams, each equipped with plenty of star power, will take centerstage on the biggest day of the basketball year. The most intriguing match-up features the two teams that battled in the NBA Finals last June, …

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76ers Edging Towards Infamy

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A miserable six game road trip for the 76ers has finally concluded and their first home game in two weeks is the final chance for the team to avoid setting a record no one wants. Dating back to last season, Philadelphia has dropped 28 games in a row, the longest losing streak ever in American professional sports. Another defeat Tuesday night …

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Warriors Claim Record 16th Straight Win to Open Season

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Nearly 20 percent of Golden State’s regular season is complete and the team has yet to suffer its first loss. A year after setting a franchise record with 67 regular season victories and winning their first NBA championship in over 40 years, the Warriors claimed their 16th straight victory Tuesday night, topping the Lakers 111-77. No team in league history …

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Podcast: Panic in New Orleans

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Injuries have the Pelicans off to the worst start in the Western Conference. After 13 games, the team has won just twice, and making a return to the playoffs is going to be a challenge, as not only are they in the rugged Western Conference, the Southwest division is perhaps the best in the league. Anthony Davis has continued to …

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