Jul 28

Maurice Harkless has received valuable advice from teammate Willie Green

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Maurice Harkless has received valuable advice from teammate Willie Green
He turns to one of his Orlando Magic teammates, Willie Green. Green, 33, has served as a mentor to Harkless, 21, especially when Harkless has endured long stretches without playing. "I talk to Willie every day," Harkless said. "Willie's definitely …
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The purpose of Willie Green
Willie Green is one of the bigger mysteries for the Magic all season. OK, Willie Green is pretty simple. He has scratched out a solid NBA career by limiting his mistakes and taking advantage of opportunities when they came. It was simple and made him …
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Friends remember longtime journalist, activist, volunteer
Branch's longtime friend, the Rev. Willie Green, could already picture Branch working for the Lord, helping those in need. “We lost a great person when we lost Steve, and I was blessed to know him personally and honored to call him a friend,” Green said.
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Jul 18

Raptors benefit from Patrick Patterson's high basketball IQ

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Raptors benefit from Patrick Patterson's high basketball IQ
That's aside from the offence Patterson gives the Raptors off the bench. He went into Friday's late game here against the Golden State Warriors averaging 8.7 points and 5.4 rebounds while shooting a team-best 46.3 per cent from three-point range.
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The Sacramento Kings are the NBA's Court Jesters
This was questionable on many levels, but mostly because Sacramento already had three power forwards (PF) under contract (Jason Thompson, Chuck Hayes, and Patrick Patterson), and Demarcus Cousins. This marks the second stage of Vivek trying to be …
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Medal joy for Ogunleye (From Halstead Gazette)
And he went on to win the boys' discus with a throw of 18 metres 82 centimetres, with CATs' Patrick Kennedy finishing third in the B string. … a throw of 18m 16cm. Mia Patterson and Charlotte Maher finished fourth in their respective 100m and 200m races.
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Jul 03

UNC Football: Top 5 Players from Past 5 Seasons

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UNC Football: Top 5 Players from Past 5 Seasons
Oct 18, 2014; Chapel Hill, NC, USA; North Carolina Tar Heels running back T.J. Logan (8) reacts with wide receiver Ryan Switzer (3) and wide receiver Bug Howard (84) and offensive tackle John Ferranto (77) and wide receiver Mack Hollins (13) after …
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Class of 2015 graduates North Andover High School
… Lucas Salvatore Arloro, Darren Michael Ash, Nicole Lauren Ayres, Gia Azur, Sara Teresa Balaguer, Thomas Zachary Balsamo, Dwight Francisco Barahona, Rebecca Lynne Barnes, Christopher Ryan Barrett, Maura Jeanne Barry, Katherine Barbara Bartfay …
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Jun 26

Chicago Bulls hire Jim Boylen away from San Antonio Spurs to be Fred

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Chicago Bulls hire Jim Boylen away from San Antonio Spurs to be Fred
Boylen has 29 years of coaching experience — 17 in the NBA. He will serve as Chicago's associate head coach. He spent the past two seasons on Gregg Popovich's staff in San Antonio and was the coach at the University of Utah for four years, leading the …
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San Antonio Spurs 2nd Round Draft Prospect: Josh Richardson
Quick Season Review: The Tennessee Volunteers had a disappointing year last season, as they went 16-16 and missed the NCAA Tournament. Don't blame Josh Richardson, who led the Volunteers in scoring and assists. The Volunteers had a few nice wins …
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Jun 26

5 NBA Teams That Are 1 Move Away from Entering the NBA Title Conversation

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5 NBA Teams That Are 1 Move Away from Entering the NBA Title Conversation
The Golden State Warriors needed a rare break from the injury bug plus career years from several key players to survive the gauntlet out West. The Cleveland Cavaliers had to…well…have their franchise located a stone's throw from LeBron James …
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The Mt. Rushmore Project: Picking each local high school's top four athletes ever
Luke Babbitt (2008): The best basketball player in Northern Nevada history (although buddy Armon Johnson would disagree), Babbitt was the area's second McDonald's high school All-American (joining Reno's David Padgett). He was a three-time region …
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Jun 19

Warriors adjust, take page from past Finals success stories

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Warriors adjust, take page from past Finals success stories
In the 2014 Finals, the San Antonio Spurs moved Boris Diaw into the lineup over center Tiago Splitter, looking to create more ballhandling and playmaking against Miami's tough halfcourt defense. With Diaw as the catalyst, San Antonio blew the Heat off …
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Boris Diaw : «La NBA commence à peine à intégrer les trackers d'activité»
réagir Capitaine de l'équipe de France de bassketball, Boris Diaw est depuis Capitaine de l'équipe de France de bassketball, Boris Diaw est depuis peu l'ambassadeur de Withings. DR/ Withings …
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Le joueur, le propriétaire, les chaussures… L'interview "Michael Jordan" de Boris
L'interview Michael Jordan et Jordan Brand, ce sont des noms qui évoquent forcément beaucoup de souvenirs à tous les joueurs de basket. Boris Diaw est bien placé pour en parler, lui qui a même côtoyé l'ancien numéro 23 des Bulls lorsqu'il était à …
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May 21

Clinton campaigning in a bubble, largely isolated from real people

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Clinton campaigning in a bubble, largely isolated from real people
Democratic presidential candidate Hillary Clinton speaks to child care workers during a visit to the Center For New Horizons, May 20, 2015, in Chicago. Clinton has been holding small controlled events with a handful of potential voters in homes …
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Stuart Lancaster criticised over England overseas policy but players applied it
Toby Flood had dropped behind Owen Farrell in the outside-half rankings, with George Ford closing on him. The decision they faced was largely a commercial one and it has not been Armitage who has been lobbying vociferously for selection by Lancaster …
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Summer Theater Guide: 40 essential shows for the 2015 season
Paul S. Holmquist directs. Lifeline Theatre; May 29-July 19. "A Marvin Hamlisch Songbook": Theo Ubique Cabaret Theatre celebrates the late composer behind "A Chorus Line," "They're Playing Our Song" and "The Sweet Smell of Success" in this new revue, …
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May 19

A letter to David Blatt, from an Israeli fan

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A letter to David Blatt, from an Israeli fan
Matthew Dellavedova (Who'd even heard of that Australian kid before you placed him center stage?), Iman Shumpert, J. R. Smith, Timofey Mozgov and Tristan Thompson (13 points, 17 rebounds) ran their socks off for you, David; they perfectly executed your …
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Did 'Empire' Base Two Characters off Teyana Taylor & NBA Star Iman Shumpert?
However, NBA star Iman Shumpert and his girlfriend, rising R&B talent Teyana Taylor, believe that the show based two characters directly on their relationship without checking with the couple or giving them credit as inspiration. In an interview with …
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Iman Shumpert : "Pour les situations d'urgence, on a toujours JR Smith"
iman Paré de sa chemise en peau de reptile surmontée d'une chaîne en or qui brille, Iman Shumpert répond aux journalistes entassés dans le petit vestiaire visiteurs des Bulls. Malgré un petit match à cinq points à 1/8 aux tirs, l'ancien des Knicks a la …
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May 10

Rain doesn't stop fans from enjoying Lafayette's Festival International de

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Rain doesn't stop fans from enjoying Lafayette's Festival International de
Advocate Photo by LEE CELANO – Anna Lindblad plays fiddle with Anya Burgesss on a sidewalk Buy this photo Advocate Photo by LEE CELANO – Anna Lindblad plays fiddle with Anya Burgesss on a sidewalk after their show at Festival International de …
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May 09

Arizona 'dreamers' cheer in-state tuition from regents

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Arizona 'dreamers' cheer in-state tuition from regents
Brnovich spokesman Ryan Anderson said the office is "very disappointed" with the ruling and is evaluating all options, including an appeal. Sen. John Kavanagh, R-Fountain Hills, one of the co-sponsors of the immigration-enforcement law Senate Bill 1070 …
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2014-15 Season in Review: Carl Landry
The big was so awful closing out shooters on the perimeter, Kings coaches rarely let him have the opportunity. Stretch fours like Ryan Anderson, Draymond Green and LaMarcus Aldridge were poor mismatches when Landry was tasked to slow them.
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High school tennis: Snow Canyon grabs early lead in 3A state tourney
Juan Diego brothers Ryan and Connor Kempin both advanced into their respective semifinal matches, with Soaring Eagle sophomore Ben Agrelius besting Grantsville junior Matthew Waldron 6-4, 7-5 to complete the singles sweep for Juan Diego. The elder …
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