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Darryl Dawkins, the legendary 'Chocolate Thunder,' dies at 58

Darryl Dawkins, the legendary 'Chocolate Thunder,' dies at 58

yahoo.com nba.com ESPN.com Updated Aug 27 (3 days ago)
Darryl Dawkins, the backboard-shattering big man better known as "Chocolate Thunder," who became the first high-school player ever to jump straight to the NBA, beaming down to our lowly orb from Planet Lovetron to entertain fans and rattle rim…
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  • Jazz sign free agent J.J. O'Brien

    Jazz sign free agent J.J. O'Brien

    nba.com Aug 28 (yesterday)
    (August 28, 2015) -- The Utah Jazz announced today that the team has signed free agent forward J.J. O'Brien. Per team policy, terms of the deals were not released.
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  • Withey signs multi-year deal with Jazz

    Withey signs multi-year deal with Jazz

    nba.com Aug 24 (6 days ago)
    The Utah Jazz have signed free agent center Jeff Withey to a multi-year contract.
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  • Kevin Durant says not to trust any free agent rumors this seaso…

    Kevin Durant says not to trust any free agent rumors this season

    yahoo.com Aug 21
    When Oklahoma City Thunder superstar Kevin Durant becomes a free agent next summer, he will do so with anywhere from five to a dozen franchises (if not more) convinced that they must make every possible move and pitch to get him to join them. Historical…
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  • Timberwolves Sign Tayshaun Prince

    Timberwolves Sign Tayshaun Prince

    nba.com Aug 20
    The Minnesota Timberwolves today announced the team has signed veteran forward Tayshaun Prince. Per team policy, terms of the contract were not disclosed.
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  • The NBA's all-time starting five: Minnesota Timberwolves

    The NBA's all-time starting five: Minnesota Timberwolves

    yahoo.com Aug 19
    You’re in your second semester of AP Basketball History, you love really good teams, and you love lists. With precious little drama left in the NBA’s 2015 offseason, why don’t we hit the barroom and/or barbershop, pour ourselves a frosty mug of Barbicid…
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  • Jazz sign undrafted free-agent Treveon Graham

    Jazz sign undrafted free-agent Treveon Graham

    nba.com Aug 17
    The Utah Jazz have signed free agent guard/forward Treveon Graham.
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  • The NBA's all-time starting five: Denver Nuggets

    The NBA's all-time starting five: Denver Nuggets

    yahoo.com Aug 14
    You’re in your second semester of AP Basketball History, you love really good teams, and you love lists. With precious little drama left in the NBA’s 2015 offseason, why don’t we hit the barroom and/or barbershop, pour ourselves a frosty mug of Barbicid…
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  • Report: Wolves-Prince agree on one-year deal

    Report: Wolves-Prince agree on one-year deal

    nba.com Aug 13
    The Minnesota Timberwolves are bringing in another veteran to tutor their young pups.
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  • The NBA's all-time starting five: Utah Jazz

    The NBA's all-time starting five: Utah Jazz

    yahoo.com Aug 12
    You’re in your second semester of AP Basketball History, you love really good teams, and you love lists. With precious little drama left in the NBA’s 2015 offseason, why don’t we hit the barroom and/or barbershop, pour ourselves a frosty mug of Barbicid…
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  • The NBA's all-time starting five: Portland Trail Blazers

    The NBA's all-time starting five: Portland Trail Blazers

    yahoo.com Aug 12
    You’re in your second semester of AP Basketball History, you love really good teams, and you love lists. With precious little drama left in the NBA’s 2015 offseason, why don’t we hit the barroom and/or barbershop, pour ourselves a frosty mug of Barbicid…
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  • Flip Saunders Diagnosed With Lymphoma

    Flip Saunders Diagnosed With Lymphoma

    Minnesota Timberwolves head coach Flip Saunders has been diagnosed with Hodgkin’s Lymphoma. According to a statement released by the team, Saunders plans to keep coaching while undergoing treatment.Read more...
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  • Nuggets re-sign Arthur, Barton, Nelson

    Nuggets re-sign Arthur, Barton, Nelson

    nba.com Aug 7
    The Denver Nuggets have re-signed Darrell Arthur, Will Barton and Jameer Nelson to multi-year contracts, General Manager and Executive Vice President of Basketball Operations Tim Connelly announced today.
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  • Kevin Durant's swatting children's shots at his basketball camp…

    Kevin Durant's swatting children's shots at his basketball camp again

    yahoo.com Aug 7
    Lest you think Kevin Durant was only using unsuspecting children to work on his offensive game this summer, the former NBA Most Valuable Player clearly wants Oklahoma City Thunder fans and interested NBA observers to know that he's taking his defense se…
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  • Jazz guard Exum has torn ACL in left knee

    Jazz guard Exum has torn ACL in left knee

    nba.com Aug 6
    The following is a medical update on Utah Jazz guard Danté Exum:
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  • The NBA's all-time starting five: Seattle SuperSonics and Oklah…

    The NBA's all-time starting five: Seattle SuperSonics and Oklahoma City Thunder

    yahoo.com Aug 6
    You’re in your second semester of AP Basketball History, you love really good teams, and you love lists. With precious little drama left in the NBA’s 2015 offseason, why don’t we hit the barroom and/or barbershop, pour ourselves a frosty mug of Barbicid…
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  • Video - The Healing Problems With Durant's Foot 02:40

    The Healing Problems With Durant's Foot

    Mar 20
    Dr. Mark Adickes explains the issues with Kevin Durant's type of foot injury and how the pain continues to affect him even after surgery.
  • Video - Is Durant Being Shut Down For The Season? 02:50

    Is Durant Being Shut Down For The Season?

    Mar 20
    Amin Elhassan reacts to the news that Kevin Durant will be out indefinitely and figures to not see him the rest of the season.
  • Video - Westbrook, Thunder Topple Hawks 01:04

    Westbrook, Thunder Topple Hawks

    Mar 20
    Russell Westbrook recorded his ninth triple-double of the season and the Thunder defeated the Hawks 123-115.
  • Video - Magic Stun Blazers 00:51

    Magic Stun Blazers

    Mar 20
    Victor Oladipo, Elfrid Payton and Nikola Vucevic each scored 22 points in the Magic's 111-104 win over the Blazers.

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