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March 8, 2009

Six is it- Charlotte beats NY 114-105



With the win the Bobcats pull within one game of the last Eastern playoff spot. From AP- They have compiled the longest winning streak in franchise history. Not only that, but the Charlotte Bobcats also own the longest streak in the Eastern Conference. "The second. It's got to be, because... [Full Story]

Rating: 3/ (3 votes cast)

March 6, 2009

Former Detroit Pistons coach Chuck Daly diagnosed with cancer



He coached in the Motor city for nine seasons. From AP- Former Detroit Pistons coach Chuck Daly has been diagnosed with pancreatic cancer. The team says Friday that Daly "is being treated for the cancer and his family is requesting privacy." The 78-year-old Daly coached the Pistons to NBA championships... [Full Story]

Rating: 4.5/ (2 votes cast)

February 19, 2009

Oklahoma City Thunder rescind Tyson Chandler trade



A bad big left toe means he will have to return to New Orleans. From ESPN- Tyson Chandler missed the New Orleans Hornets' last 12 games before the All-Star break with a sprained left ankle. But that had nothing to do with why he failed his physical with the Oklahoma... [Full Story]

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NJ Nets Sean Williams arrested for trespassing



This is one of more interesting or quirky athlete gets arrested stories that I have seen of late. New Jersey Nets forward Sean Williams was arrested at Boston College last weekend for allegedly violating a no-trespassing order. The 22-year-old former BC player was arrested Sunday shortly before the Eagles played... [Full Story]

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February 16, 2009

Phoenix Suns fire coach Terry Porter after 4 months on the job



He had a record of 28-23 before getting the axe. From AP- The Phoenix Suns have fired coach Terry Porter, just four months into his first season with the club and the sputtering team barely in playoff contention. Assistant Alvin Gentry was appointed interim coach. Phoenix (28-23) lost five of... [Full Story]

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February 12, 2009

Former Los Angeles Clippers GM Baylor sues team, NBA



The Basketball Hall of Famer claims he was unceremoniously let go because of his age and race. From AP- Elgin Baylor, the former Los Angeles Clippers general manager who left the team last fall after 22 years, has sued the franchise, the NBA and team owner Donald Sterling alleging employment... [Full Story]

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January 14, 2009

New York Knicks Center Eddie Curry sued for sexual harassment



His driver claims he tried to solicit gay sex from him. From the New York Post- Knick center Eddy Curry was slapped with a shocking sexual-harassment suit yesterday by his former driver, who claims the 6-foot-11 hoopster tried to solicit gay sex from him. Stunning court papers charge that Curry,... [Full Story]

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Orlando Magic set NBA 3-point record in rout of Kings



The one game record had stood since March 2005. From ESPN- Even the guys at the end of the bench were making 3-pointers on a record-setting night for the Orlando Magic. Seldom-used Jeremy Richardson's lone basket proved the most memorable Tuesday night, a 3-pointer with 2:20 left in the fourth... [Full Story]

Rating: 4/ (1 votes cast)

December 25, 2008

Lakers snap Celtics 19 game winning streak



Boston hadn't lost a game since November 14th. From AP- Kobe Bryant had 27 points, nine rebounds and five assists, Pau Gasol scored seven of his 20 points in the final three minutes, and the Lakers beat Boston 92-83 Thursday to snap the Celtics' franchise-record 19-game winning streak. The game... [Full Story]

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December 23, 2008

Wizards' DeShawn Stevenson start streak to end at 275



The last time he wasn't in a NBA starting lineup was three years ago. From ESPN- With the Washington Wizards off to a 4-21 start, lineup changes were to be expected. Unexpected is DeShawn Stevenson volunteering to sacrifice his 275-game starting streak to help give the team a spark. Stevenson,... [Full Story]

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Report questions age of New Jersey Nets' Yi



A basketball twist to the sports question of 2008- What is the real age of a Chinese athlete? NBA player Yi Jianlian is being investigated by a Chinese-language magazine which claims he is one of many of the country's athletes guilty of lying about their age on official documents. Yi,... [Full Story]

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December 18, 2008

New Orleans Hornet Chris Paul sets new NBA steal record



He did so at the same time scoring 19 pts to help his team defeat the San Antonio Spurs. From AP- After his history-making swipe, Chris Paul helped the Hornets steal a victory from the San Antonio Spurs. Paul set an NBA record with a steal in his 106th straight... [Full Story]

Rating: 1/ (1 votes cast)

December 15, 2008

Sacramento Kings fire coach Reggie Theus



Another one bites the dust. Two days after a heavy home loss to the New York Knicks, Reggie Theus was fired Monday as coach of the Sacramento Kings. Assistant coach Kenny Natt has been elevated to interim coach. Natt is Sacramento's fourth coach in less than three years, following Theus,... [Full Story]

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December 14, 2008

76ers fire coach Maurice Cheeks



Another NBA case of blame the coach. The slumping Philadelphia 76ers on Saturday became the fifth NBA team to make a coaching change before Christmas this season, deciding they had to fire Maurice Cheeks despite extending his contract twice in the past year. As reported by ESPN's Stephen A. Smith,... [Full Story]

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December 13, 2008

Boston Celtics win 14th in a row, beat NO 94-82



This is the best start by a NBA team since the 95-96 Chicago Bulls. From AP- Paul Pierce scored 28 points and Kevin Garnett had 19 points and 10 rebounds on Friday night to lead the Celtics to their 14th consecutive victory, a 94-82 win over their former teammate and... [Full Story]

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December 12, 2008

Cuttino Mobley forced to retire due to heart ailment



His 11-year career in the NBA ends with a whimper. From AP- New York Knicks guard Cuttino Mobley retired from the NBA on Thursday because of heart disease that he said has gotten worse. Mobley said doctors told him he faced significant risks if he kept playing. The 11-year veteran... [Full Story]

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December 8, 2008

Minnesota Timberwolves fire coach Randy Wittman



He will be replaced by former wolves coach, Kevin McHall. From AP- Randy Wittman was fired as coach of the Minnesota Timberwolves on Monday, two days after an embarrassing 23-point loss at home to the last-place Los Angeles Clippers. Kevin McHale took over as coach, leaving his job as the... [Full Story]

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December 4, 2008

Toronto Raptors fire coach Sam Mitchell



Can't get a banged up team to play .500 ball, you get a pink slip in the NBA. From AP- The Toronto Raptors fired coach Sam Mitchell on Wednesday and replaced him with assistant Jay Triano, one day after an embarrassing loss at Denver. Mitchell led the Raptors to the... [Full Story]

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November 25, 2008

Concern over Cuttino Mobley's heart holds up Clippers-Knicks deal



He was supposed to be part of a four player trade between the two NBA teams. From ESPN- Zach Randolph was in the Los Angeles Clippers' locker room Tuesday night. He just wasn't in a Clippers' uniform, as the trade between Los Angeles and the New York Knicks was held... [Full Story]

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November 24, 2008

Washington Wizards fire Coach Eddie Jordan



The second head coach firing of the 2008-09 NBA season has taken place. Eddie Jordan was fired as coach of the Washington Wizards on Monday after opening the season 1-10 without injured starters Gilbert Arenas and Brendan Haywood. Ed Tapscott, the Wizards' director of player development, will replace Jordan on... [Full Story]

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November 22, 2008

Oklahoma City Thunder fire coach P.J. Carlesimo



It didn't take long for the recently moved NBA franchise to fire its first ever coach. The Oklahoma City Thunder, off to a league-worst 1-12 start in their new home town, have fired coach P.J. Carlesimo. Assistant coach Scott Brooks has been named interim coach. The Thunder dropped their 10th... [Full Story]

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July 25, 2008

Own Your Own Professional Sports Team



At one point or another, every basketball fan on the planet has dreamt of owning and operating their own professional basketball team. The excitement of wheeling and dealing players, the satisfaction of building a competent coaching staff, the thrill of answering the phone at 2am to learn your All-Star... [Full Story]

Rating: 5/ (1 votes cast)

July 3, 2008

Seattle Says 'S'long Sonics



Here come the moving vans. After 41 years in Seattle, the Sonics are moving to Oklahoma City. The City of Seattle settled its Key Arena lease dispute with the Sonics and its Oklahoma City ownership group led by Clay Bennett. The deal lets the Sonics out of the remaining 2... [Full Story]

Rating: 1/ (1 votes cast)

June 26, 2008

Chicago Bulls take Derrick Rose with No. 1 pick in NBA draft



No surprise here. NEW YORK - The Chicago Bulls selected Derrick Rose with the No. 1 pick in the NBA draft Thursday night, choosing the Memphis guard over Kansas State forward Michael Beasley. Rose, a Chicago native, led the Tigers to the national championship game in his lone college season.... [Full Story]

Rating: 1/ (1 votes cast)

June 6, 2008

Blaze Evaluation: Full NBA Mock Draft



1. (Chicago) Michael Beasley PF 6-9 235 KSU Fr. 2. (Miami) Derrick Rose PG 6-4 195 Memphis Fr. 3. (Minnesota) OJ Mayo SG/PG 6-5 210 USC 4. (Seattle) Kevin Love PF/C 6-9 260 UCLA Fr. 5. (Memphis) Brook Lopez C 7-0 260 Stanford So. 6. (New York) Danilo Gallinari SF... [Full Story]

Rating: 5/ (1 votes cast)

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