NBA Southeast News and Rumors
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The New York City Civilian Complaint Review Board ruled Monday that the New York Police Department officers who arrested Atlanta Hawks swingman Thabo Sefolosha outside of a Manhattan nightclub in April had no cause to do so. The board, however, stopped …Share Tweet
nba.com 21 hours agoHawks coach Mike Budenholzer apologized Monday for bumping an official, an incident that drew a $25,000 fine from the NBA and led to a call from the referees' union that he be suspended.Share Tweet
Wizards' Webster expected to miss season after hip surgerynba.com Nov 20 (4 days ago)Washington Wizards forward Martell Webster is expected to miss the entire NBA season after having surgery on his right hip.Share Tweet
Kings' Gay leaves with shoulder strainnba.com Nov 19 (5 days ago)Sacramento forward Rudy Gay left the Kings' game Thursday night against the Miami Heat after straining his left shoulder.Share TweetThe Sacramento Kings will be without their best player for Thursday's matchup with the Miami Heat at American Airlines Arena. The NBA announced Thursday afternoon that DeMarcus Cousins has been suspended one game for "hitting Atlanta Hawks forward …Share Tweetyahoo.com Nov 18 (6 days ago)The young and exciting Minnesota Timberwolves have become darlings of the NBA over the season's first few weeks, making budding stars of Andrew Wiggins and Karl-Anthony Towns and playing with a passion that makes them very fun to watch. Wednesday's visi…Share Tweet
Hawks again without Teague, Bazemore vs. Kingsnba.com Nov 18 (6 days ago)The Atlanta Hawks were again short-handed Wednesday night, going against the Sacramento Kings without starters Jeff Teague and Kent Bazemore.Share Tweetyahoo.com Nov 18 (7 days ago)It takes a special performance to be the biggest story in a loss. What Miami Heat center Hassan Whiteside did Tuesday against the visiting Minnesota Timberwolves certainly qualifies. Whiteside blocked his 10th shot of the night with 2:04 remaining in th…Share Tweet
Kevin Garnett's talent, tenacity were ultimate tests for HeatESPN.com Nov 17Kevin Garnett's talent, tenacity were ultimate tests for HeatShare TweetHawks coach Mike Budenholzer was back with the team Sunday night after missing one game because of his wife's undisclosed medical emergency.Share Tweetyahoo.com Nov 14With Kevin Durant in town and the eyes of the NBA watching on Tuesday night, the defensive-minded Washington Wizards gave up 125 points in a loss to Oklahoma City, the most they had surrendered in nearly nine months. The embarrassment allowed coach Rand…Share Tweet
Green returns to Heat practice, expresses remorsenba.com Nov 14Gerald Green returned to practice with the Miami Heat on Saturday, though what exactly caused his extended absence from the team remains a closely guarded secret.Share Tweet
Homestand helping Heat gain confidence amid adversityESPN.com Nov 13Homestand helping Heat gain confidence amid adversityShare TweetUSA TODAY Sports Technically speaking, Oklahoma City star Kevin Durant will be out at least a week with a hamstring tweak he sustained against the Washington Wizards, according to the organization. A statement from the Thunder said Durant “will be re-ev…Share Tweet
Heat helping returning soldiers transition into coachingnba.com Nov 12The way Miami Heat President Pat Riley sees it, there are some real similarities between being a soldier and being a coach.Share Tweet
NBA Top PlaysMar 20Derrick Williams' posterizing, one-handed slam is the top play in the NBA.
Magic Stun BlazersMar 20Victor Oladipo, Elfrid Payton and Nikola Vucevic each scored 22 points in the Magic's 111-104 win over the Blazers.
Westbrook, Thunder Topple HawksMar 20Russell Westbrook recorded his ninth triple-double of the season and the Thunder defeated the Hawks 123-115.
Wade, Heat Cruise Past NuggetsMar 20Dwyane Wade scored 20-plus points for the seventh straight game and the Heat toppled the Nuggets 108-91.
Atlanta Hawks' Mike Budenholzer fined for contact with officialNov 23The NBA's decision to fine, not suspend, Atlanta Hawks coach Mike Budenholzer for incidental contact with an official Saturday night has drawn the ire of the league's referees' union.
NBA: Opponents can't afford to give Golden State Warriors second looksNov 22For Golden State, offensive boards equal a wide-open -- and dangerous -- Steph Curry. Teams that want a chance against the champs must limit their second looks, writes J.A. Adande.
J.R. Smith of Cleveland Cavaliers accused of choking teen in New York City…Nov 20J.R. Smith's attorney calls allegations that the Cavs guard choked a teenager in New York City earlier this month, as reported by the New York Daily News, "absolutely false."
ESPN NowNov 20Brian Windhorst on tonight's Celtics-Nets game: "If I'm [Celtics coach] Brad Stevens, I'd coach tonight like it was a playoff game."