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McGrady Becomes Latest NBA Star to Play in China

Posted October 10th, 2012 at 3:20 am (UTC-5)
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Seven-time National Basketball Association All-Star Tracy McGrady is the latest U.S. player to spend the twilight of his career shooting hoops in China. The 15-year NBA veteran wrote in a blog post on Tuesday that he is excited to play for the Qingdao DoubleStar Eagles, who have offered him a one-year contract. The 33-year-old is […]

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Miami Heat Win 2012 NBA Finals

Posted June 22nd, 2012 at 12:55 am (UTC-5)
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The Miami Heat defeated the Oklahoma City Thunder 121-106 Thursday to claim the National Basketball Association championship, the first in the LeBron James era. James finished with 26 points, 13 assists and 11 rebounds and was named the most valuable player of the NBA finals. Two of James’s fellow “Big Three” players also finished in […]

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Miami Heat On Verge of First NBA Title in LeBron James Era

Posted June 20th, 2012 at 12:55 am (UTC-5)
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LeBron James is one win away from his first National Basketball Association championship after his Miami Heat beat the visiting Oklahoma City Thunder 104-98 Tuesday. James led Miami with 26 points, including a three-point shot late in the fourth quarter that snapped a 94-94 tie and put the Heat in the lead for good, despite […]

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Miami Heat Beats Oklahoma City Thunder to Tie NBA Finals

Posted June 15th, 2012 at 2:10 am (UTC-5)
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LeBron James scored 32 points to lead the Miami Heat to a 100-96 win over the host Oklahoma City Thunder Thursday in game two of the National Basketball Association championship series. The Heat’s Dwayne Wade scored 24 points, making up for a poor performance in game on, while teammate Chris Bosh added 16 points and […]

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Oklahoma City Takes 1-0 Lead in NBA Finals

Posted June 13th, 2012 at 3:25 am (UTC-5)
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The Oklahoma City Thunder downed the visiting Miami Heat 105-94 Tuesday to take the first game of the National Basketball Association’s best-of-seven championship series. Kevin Durant led the Thunder with 36 points, 17 of them in the fourth quarter as his team rallied from seven-point halftime deficit. Teammate Russell Westbrook narrowly missed achieving a triple-double […]

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Taiwanese-American NBA Player a Hit With Asian, US Audiences

Posted February 10th, 2012 at 4:15 am (UTC-5)
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Asian television networks are rushing to add New York Knicks basketball games to their broadcast schedules after the sudden emergence of Jeremy Lin, the first U.S.-born player of Chinese or Taiwanese descent to compete in the National Basketball Association. Lin has made an enormous impact for the Knicks since being placed in the starting lineup […]

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Taiwanese-American NBA Player a Hit With Asian, US Audiences

Posted February 10th, 2012 at 3:25 am (UTC-5)
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Asian television networks are rushing to add New York Knicks basketball games to their broadcast schedules after the sudden emergence of Jeremy Lin, the first U.S.-born player of Chinese or Taiwanese descent to compete in the National Basketball Association. Lin has made an enormous impact for the Knicks since being placed in the starting lineup […]

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NBA Players Reject League’s “Best” Offer; Season in Jeopardy

Posted November 14th, 2011 at 4:50 pm (UTC-5)
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The basketball players’ union has turned down the National Basketball Association’s “best” offer, possibly ending the season before it begins. National Basketball Players Association executive director Billy Hunter said Monday the collective bargaining process had completely broken down. He said the players intend to dissolve the union and file an anti-trust lawsuit against the NBA. […]

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NBA Cancels Games Through November 30

Posted October 28th, 2011 at 7:50 pm (UTC-5)
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The commissioner of the National Basketball Association has canceled all NBA games through November 30 in an ongoing dispute between players and club owners over revenues. Commissioner David Stern took action Friday after labor negotiations between players and club owners broke off without a deal to end a nearly four-month-old lockout. Stern also said it […]

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NBA Scraps Early Start of Upcoming Season

Posted October 10th, 2011 at 11:45 pm (UTC-5)
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The National Basketball Association has cancelled the first two weeks of the 2011-’12 regular season, after franchise owners and players failed to settle their dispute over a new collective bargaining agreement. The league announced the cancellations Monday after a seven-hour negotiation session in New York. NBA Commissioner David Stern told reporters the two sides are […]

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