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Drazen Petrovic's final words to the NBA: 'I proved everything …

Drazen Petrovic's final words to the NBA: 'I proved everything I had to prove'

yahoo.com Updated 3 hours ago
The following is an excerpt from "DRAZEN: The Remarkable Life & Legacy of the Mozart of Basketball," by Australian author Todd Spehr, a new book about the late, great former Portland Trail Blazers and New Jersey Nets guard Drazen Petrovic …
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  • Timberwolves sit Pekovic for rest of season

    Timberwolves sit Pekovic for rest of season

    ESPN.com 6 hours ago
    The Minnesota Timberwolves have shut down Nikola Pekovic for the rest of the season because of a lingering right ankle injury, coach Flip Saunders announced Monday.
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  • Blazers light up Suns to clinch playoff berth

    Blazers light up Suns to clinch playoff berth

    ESPN.com 14 hours ago
    Damian Lillard scored 19 points before sitting the final quarter, and the Portland Trail Blazers secured a playoff berth with a 109-86 victory Monday night over the Phoenix Suns.
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  • Blazers sign G Frazier for rest of season

    Blazers sign G Frazier for rest of season

    nba.com 16 hours ago
    The Portland Trail Blazers have signed guard Tim Frazier from the NBA Development League's Maine Red Claws for the rest of the season.
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  • OKC rallies past Phoenix as Westbrook soars

    OKC rallies past Phoenix as Westbrook soars

    ESPN.com Mar 30 (yesterday)
    Russell Westbrook had 33 points, nine rebounds and seven assists, and the Thunder rallied from 20 points down to beat the Suns 109-97 on Sunday night.
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  • Wolves' Bennett, Hummel in; Garnett out

    Wolves' Bennett, Hummel in; Garnett out

    nba.com ESPN.com Mar 29 (yesterday)
    Minnesota coach Flip Saunders says forwards Anthony Bennett and Robbie Hummel are returning to the lineup for Sunday afternoon's game against the New Orleans Pelicans, but that Kevin Garnett is sick and will miss his 12th straight game.
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  • OKC focusing on playoffs after losing Durant

    OKC focusing on playoffs after losing Durant

    ESPN.com Mar 28 (3 days ago)
    A day after Kevin Durant was ruled out for the rest of the regular season because of issues with his surgically repaired right foot, the Oklahoma City Thunder said they are focusing on continuing their playoff push.
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  • Kanter rips Jazz, praises 'professional' OKC

    Kanter rips Jazz, praises 'professional' OKC

    ESPN.com Mar 28 (3 days ago)
    Enes Kanter claimed to have more to say about his tumultuous tenure with the Utah Jazz, but didn't hold back all that much.
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  • Jazz legendary broadcaster Hundley dies

    Jazz legendary broadcaster Hundley dies

    nba.com Mar 27 (4 days ago)
    Hot Rod Hundley, the former NBA player who broadcast Jazz games in New Orleans and Utah for 35 years, died Friday. He was 80.
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  • Durant to have another surgery, out for season

    Durant to have another surgery, out for season

    nba.com ESPN.com Mar 27 (4 days ago)
    NBA MVP Kevin Durant will miss the rest of the season and have bone graft surgery next week to treat a fractured bone in his right foot.
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  • Jazz sign Chris Johnson to multi-year deal

    Jazz sign Chris Johnson to multi-year deal

    nba.com Mar 26 (5 days ago)
    The Utah Jazz have signed forwards Jack Cooley and Chris Johnson to multiyear deals.
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  • Tim Duncan wins $100 bet by making rare 3 in Spurs' win over Th…

    Tim Duncan wins $100 bet by making rare 3 in Spurs' win over Thunder

    yahoo.com Mar 26 (5 days ago)
    Tim Duncan's been an awful lot of things in his illustrious 18-year career — an NBA champion (five times), an All-Star (15 times), the league's Most Valuable Player (two times), the NBA Finals' Most Valuable Player (three times), an All-NBA selection (1…
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  • Spurs stop OKC's streak with 39-point rout

    Spurs stop OKC's streak with 39-point rout

    ESPN.com Mar 26 (6 days ago)
    Tony Parker had 21 points and six assists, and the San Antonio Spurs stopped Oklahoma City's four-game winning streak with a runaway 130-91 victory over the Thunder on Wednesday night.
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  • Trey Burke Goes Down With Incredibly Strange Non-Contact Neck I…

    Trey Burke Goes Down With Incredibly Strange Non-Contact Neck Injury

    deadspin.com Mar 25 (6 days ago)
    Down one and bringing the ball up the court against the Trail Blazers with 30 seconds left, Jazz point guard Trey Burke ... had a neck spasm? Pinched nerve? Got shot by a sniper? Was stung by a bee? Punched by an invisible leprechaun? Whatever happened,…
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  • Warriors clinch first division title since 1976

    Warriors clinch first division title since 1976

    ESPN.com Mar 25 (7 days ago)
    Stephen Curry had 33 points and 10 assists, and the Golden State Warriors pulled away from the short-handed Trail Blazers in the second half for a 122-108 victory Tuesday night, clinching the team's first division title in 39 years.
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  • Westbrook, Kanter vault Thunder by Lakers

    Westbrook, Kanter vault Thunder by Lakers

    ESPN.com Mar 24 (7 days ago)
    NBA scoring leader Russell Westbrook poured in 27 points and added 11 assists and Enes Kanter contributed 25 points and 16 rebounds as the Thunder beat the Lakers 127-117 on Tuesday night for their fourth straight victory.
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  • Flip Saunders calls a Utah broadcaster's insinuation that the W…

    Flip Saunders calls a Utah broadcaster's insinuation that the Wolves are tanking 'irresponsible'

    yahoo.com Mar 24 (7 days ago)
    Ask many NBA League Pass obsessives who their favorite local broadcasting crew is, and those of us that love to work over an 11-game Wednesday schedule will probably rank the Minnesota Timberwolves crew of Dave Benz and Jim Petersen at the top of their …
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  • Thunder's Roberson (ankle) to sit 2-3 weeks

    Thunder's Roberson (ankle) to sit 2-3 weeks

    ESPN.com Mar 24 (7 days ago)
    Thunder shooting guard Andre Roberson is out two to three weeks because of a sprained left ankle, according to the team.
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  • Zach LaVine hits two late 3s to force OT, Wolves beat Jazz

    Zach LaVine hits two late 3s to force OT, Wolves beat Jazz

    yahoo.com Mar 24
    Minnesota Timberwolves rookie point guard Zach LaVine made himself known to the NBA world for his dunking ability, both during his pre-draft workouts and especially with his dominant performance in February's dunk contest at All-Star Weekend. Yet LaVine…
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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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