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Aug 04

Charles Oakley reaches deal on charges from fracas at New York Knicks’ game

—  Former New York Knicks star Charles Oakley has reached a deal with prosecutors who charged him with striking a security guard at Madison Square Garden. The Daily News reports that charges against Oakley will be dismissed and sealed after six months of good behavior. Oakley said Friday that a trial

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Aug 04

NBA announces rosters for NBA Africa Game 2017

– The National Basketball Association (NBA) and the National Basketball Players Association (NBPA) announced today the full rosters for NBA Africa Game 2017, the league’s second game in Africa, which will take place Saturday, Aug. 5 at the Ticketpro Dome in Johannesburg, South Africa. Tickets are

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Aug 04

Weber State to retire Damian Lillard’s jersey

Weber State will retire the jersey of Portland Trail Blazers guard Damian Lillard on Aug. 26. The two-time All-Star will have his No. 1 retired during an alumni game in which he will be one of the coaches. Lillard will be the third men’s basketball player at Weber State to have his jersey retired

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Aug 04

Weber State to retire Damian Lillard’s jersey

Weber State will retire the jersey of Portland Trail Blazers guard Damian Lillard on Aug. 26. The two-time All-Star will have his No. 1 retired during an alumni game in which he will be one of the coaches. Lillard will be the third men’s basketball player at Weber State to have his jersey retired

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Aug 04

Dallas Mavericks add Brandon Ashley

— The Dallas Mavericks announced Thursday that they have signed free agent forward Brandon Ashley. Per team policy, terms of the deal were not disclosed. Ashley (6-9, 230) played on both of the Mavericks’ summer league teams this past July. In two games in Orlando, he averaged 8.5 points, 5.5 rebounds

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Aug 03

SVG’s remaking of Pistons backcourt gets a thumbs up from Ish Smith

AUBURN HILLS – Ish Smith has been a member of the Detroit Pistons for nearly 13 months. That makes it the longest tenure of his seven-year NBA career, which has seen him wear 10 different uniforms. So even a modicum of permanence is appreciated. And maybe that explains better than anything why Smith

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Aug 03

Daily News – August 3, 2017

**NOTE: The news clips and articles listed don’t necessarily reflect the views or beliefs of the Cleveland Cavaliers or their Basketball Operations staff, partners, or sponsors.** Author: Chris Fedor Publication: Cleveland.com CLEVELAND, Ohio — Michael Jordan, widely considered the greatest player

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Aug 03

Strong Summer League Just The Beginning For Bembry

Story by Jacob Eisenberg Twitter:   For , the summer of 2016 brought the highest highs and the lowest lows of his life. Shortly after declaring early for the NBA Draft out of St. Joseph’s, his younger brother, Adrian Potts, was tragically killed in North Carolina. In mourning, a 22-year-old Bembry

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Aug 03

Charlotte Hornets sign Marcus Paige, Mangok Mathiang to two-way contracts

— The Hornets have signed guard Marcus Paige and forward/center Mangok Mathiang to two-way contracts. Financial terms of the deals were not announced Wednesday. Both players are expected to play for Charlotte’s G League team in Greensboro, North Carolina. Because they signed the NBA’s new “

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Aug 02

Referee Danny Crawford retires after 32 NBA seasons

One of the most recognizable NBA referees has decided to put away his whistle. Danny Crawford is retiring after 32 seasons calling NBA games. He officiated 23 consecutive NBA Finals, with his last game being the the Golden State Warriors clinching the NBA crown in Game 5 last June. Crawford’s career

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Aug 02

Hornets Sign Mathiang and Paige to Two-Way Contracts

– Charlotte Hornets General Manager Rich Cho announced today that the team has signed forward/center Mangok Mathiang (MANG-go MATH-ee-ang) and guard Marcus Paige to two-way contracts. Per team policy, terms of the deals were not disclosed. Mathiang (6-10, 230, Louisville) was a member of the Hornets

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Aug 02

Dallas Mavericks sign undrafted rookie Gian Clavell

— The Dallas Mavericks have signed free agent guard Gian Clavell, an undrafted rookie who has played for Puerto Rico’s national team. Clavell was the Mountain West Conference player of the year at Colorado State last season. He averaged a league-high 20.4 points with 6.3 rebounds and 1.7 assists

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Aug 02

Dallas Mavericks sign undrafted rookie Gian Clavell

— The Dallas Mavericks have signed free agent guard Gian Clavell, an undrafted rookie who has played for Puerto Rico’s national team. Clavell was the Mountain West Conference player of the year at Colorado State last season. He averaged a league-high 20.4 points with 6.3 rebounds and 1.7 assists

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Aug 01

Indiana Pacers waive Kevin Seraphin as part of roster overhaul

— The Indiana Pacers have made another move in their offseason overhaul by waiving center Kevin Seraphin. He averaged 4.7 points and 2.9 rebounds in 49 games in his only season with Indiana. Only six players and two starters remain from the Pacers’ playoff roster. Indiana began its rebuilding project

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Aug 01

Indiana Pacers waive Kevin Seraphin as part of roster overhaul

— The Indiana Pacers have made another move in their offseason overhaul by waiving center Kevin Seraphin. He averaged 4.7 points and 2.9 rebounds in 49 games in his only season with Indiana. Only six players and two starters remain from the Pacers’ playoff roster. Indiana began its rebuilding project

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Aug 01

Golden State Warriors’ Kevin Durant awed by India’s passion for basketball

From conducting a record-setting basketball lesson to being awestruck by one of the Seven Wonders of the World, Kevin Durant relished his first visit to India. The Golden State Warriors’ forward recently wrapped up a three-day trip in which he supported the continued growth of basketball in India

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