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The Bucks' Y2K Night Contest Has Broken Their Fax Machine Updated Feb 19, 2014
Saturday is "Y2K Night" in Milwaukee, and they are committed to the theme. 2000-era pricing, an appearance from Glenn Robinson, and a halftime performance by Coolio. But the absolute best part is the contest—for which entrants will have to som…
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  • Waiters, Varejao out for Cavaliers vs. Magic Feb 19, 2014
    Cavaliers guard Dion Waiters is out for Cleveland's game against the Orlando Magic with a hyperextended left knee.
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  • Ten Before Tip: NBA news from Wednesday night Feb 19, 2014
    ? With the NBA trade deadline less than 24 hours away and one member of the Lakers, veteran point guard Steve Blake, already packing his bags in the dressing room and leaving Staples Center for Golden State, they still have a game to play tonight and it…
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  • Meet Thanasis Antetokounmpo: The Greek Freak, Part 2 Feb 19, 2014
    The fascination surrounding Giannis Antetokounmpo is at an all-time high. The young Greek stud for the Milwaukee Bucks has a smile to die for, plus a unique game that doesn’t come around often. Standing at 6-9 (and still growing), Giannis has a 7-3 wing…
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  • Luol Deng made available by Cleveland Cavaliers ahead of NBA trade deadline Feb 19, 2014
    As they evaluate the team and try to make a deal to help get into the playoffs, the Cleveland Cavaliers are making recently acquired Luol Deng available ahead of Thursday's trade deadline, multiple league sources told
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  • NBA trade deadline primer: Latest on all 30 teams Feb 19, 2014
    With the NBA trade deadline rapidly approaching,'s Chris Mannix talked to sources around the league to examine the prospects of all 30 teams heading into Thursday's deadline (3 p.m. ET).
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  • Video - Cavs Win Sixth Straight 00:59

    Cavs Win Sixth Straight

    Feb 19
    Kyrie Irving scored a team-high 22 points in the Cavaliers' 101-93 win over the Magic.
  • Video - Kemba, Bobcats Topple Pistons 00:49

    Kemba, Bobcats Topple Pistons

    Feb 19
    Kemba Walker's double-double of 24 points and 16 assists guided the Bobcats to a 116-98 win over the Pistons.
  • Video - Love Beats Buzzer 00:11

    Love Beats Buzzer

    Feb 19
    Kevin Love hits a corner 3 with 0.9 remaining in the 3rd quarter.
  • Video - Bulls Hold Off Raptors 00:59

    Bulls Hold Off Raptors

    Feb 19
    Despite 32 points from DeMar DeRozan, the Raptors fell to the Bulls 94-92.