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Jeff Green 'Eminently Available' In Trade If Contending Team Views Him As Fit

Jeff Green has two more seasons at $9.2 million per year left on his contract with the Boston Celtics, the second of which non-guaranteed. Green is "eminently available" if a contending team believes in the veteran forward as a fit, according to a report. Green could provide a third or fourth scorer on a contender. Green averaged 16.9 points and 4.6 rebounds this season.
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Patrick Beverley Not In Increased Danger To Reinjure Knee

Patrick Beverley returned Wednesday after spraining his right knee in Game 1, a knee in which he suffered a torn meniscus on March 27. Beverley's agent, Kevin Bradbury, said the Houston Rockets' guard is in no increased danger of reinjuring his knee by continuing to play. Beverley was cleared by the medical staff. “The other night, he hyper-extended that thing and banged...
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Quin Snyder Emerges As Candidate For Jazz

Quin Snyder has emerged as a candidate for the Utah Jazz head coaching vacancy. Snyder worked with Dennis Lindsey and also spent a season with CSKA studying with Ettore Messina. Snyder went to Duke and was most notably head coach at Missouri. Snyder is currently assistant coach for the Atlanta Hawks.
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Dakari Johnson Stays At Kentucky, Won't Declare For NBA Draft

Dakari Johnson will return to Kentucky for his sophomore season. Johnson averaged 5.2 points, 4.0 rebounds and 0.6 blocks in 14.1 minutes per game as a freshman out of Montverde Academy.
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Jerian Grant To Return To Notre Dame

Jerian Grant will return to Notre Dame for his final season of eligibility. Grant averaged 19 points in 12 games last season before withdrawing from school for an "academic matter" in late-December. "Jerian is not in the NBA draft," Irish coach Mike Brey told ESPN.com. "He's returning to Notre Dame in June for summer school and we look forward to having...
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Lee: More Westbrook Shots Means Fewer For Durant

Russell Westbrook went 11-for-28 in a 105-111 Oklahoma City loss to the Memphis Grizzlies in Game 2. The Grizzlies apparently prefer a high usage rate from Westbrook because it limits the number of opportunities Kevin Durant receives. "We're fine with Westbrook taking shots, I mean, that's kinda what you want - the more shots he takes, the less Durant takes," said Courtney Lee.
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LeBron Signs With William Morris For Acting, Entertainment Representation

LeBron James has signed with William Morris Endeavors for all entertainment and acting projects. James will continue to be represented on-court by Klutch and off-court by Fenway Sports Group with Maverick Carter managing all of it.
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Flip Saunders Doesn't Anticipate Coaching Wolves

Flip Saunders is unlikely to move down from the front office to coach the Minnesota Timberwolves. "I don't really see that scenario," Saunders said. "I know it's been brought up a lot, and you never say never, but we have a lot of things going on here," Saunders continued. "I've got a lot on my plate, and that's enough right now to deal with...
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Hibbert Was Referring To Stephenson In 'Selfish Dudes' Comment

Roy Hibbert's comment in late March about "some selfish dudes in here" was a reference to Lance Stephenson, according to sources. Stephenson has had a vastly improved season and is one of Larry Bird's favorite players on the roster, but he has also had confrontations with George Hill and Evan Turner. Hill and Stephenson had to be separated on the Pacers' bench...
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Frank Vogel 'Coaching For His Job' In Playoffs

Frank Vogel is "coaching for his job" despite a 56-win season, according to sources. The Indiana Pacers began the season with a 40-11 record, but went just 16-15 during the rest of the season. Larry Bird will ultimately make the decision about Vogel at season's end. During the last week of the regular season, though, Bird told local ABC affiliate WRTV-6 that "I...
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D'Antoni Rules Out Head Coaching Vacancy At Marshall

Mike D'Antoni is not expected to take the vacant coaching job with Marshall, sources told CBSSports.com. One source was under the impression that D'Antoni would take the job if he was fired by the Los Angeles Lakers. CBSSports.com reported in March that there was mutual interest between the two sides. The Lakers are waiting to make a final decision on whether to keep D'...
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Jackson: Knicks To Be 'Fortunate' Regardless Of Carmelo's Decision

Phil Jackson is taking a relaxed approach, at least publicly, to whether Carmelo Anthony will re-sign with the New York Knicks. "If it's in the cards man are we fortunate," said Jackson about Anthony remaining with the Knicks. "If it's not in the cards, man are we fortunate and we're going forward anyway." Jackson has consistently spoken positively...
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Dolan Tried To Intervene In Jackson's Staff Firings

Phil Jackson and James Dolan have already had their first clash over personnel decisions, according to a source. Jackson is looking to remove several staff members, but Dolan has opposed some of his recommendations. A source said Dolan reacted to Jackson's request to simply focus his attention on building a winning team. The entire coaching staff was fired on Monday and it is...
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Stephenson, Turner Had Practice Fistfight Before Playoffs

Lance Stephenson and Evan Turner allegedly had a practice-floor fistfight before the start of the playoffs. Confrontations between teammates occur somewhat frequently in the NBA and it is not a surprising event for the Indiana Pacers given their second half struggles. "This stuff happens, but the timing wasn't ideal," one witness told Yahoo Sports. Stephenson and Turner...
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Alex Poythress To Stay At Kentucky For Junior Season

Alex Poythress will return to Kentucky for his junior season. Poythress averaged 11.2 points and 6.0 rebounds in 25.8 minutes per game as a freshman and 5.9 points and 4.5 rebounds in 18.4 minutes as a sophomore.
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Goran Dragic Named NBA's Most Improved Player

Goran Dragic has won the NBA's Most Improved Player of the Year award. Klay Thompson finished second and Anthony Davis was third. Gerald Green, DeAndre Jordan, Kyle Lowry, Blake Griffin, DeMar DeRozan and Patty Mills rounded out the top-9.
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Griffin: Relationship With Chris Paul Has Evolved Every Year

Blake Griffin had the best season of his career in 13-14 and his ability to coexist with Chris Paul has also improved in their third season together. "Every year (the relationship with Paul) has evolved," Griffin said Tuesday. "You can't expect two guys who have never played together before to just come in and just right away be the best of teammates and understand...
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Damien Inglis Declares For NBA Draft

Damien Inglis will declare for the 2014 NBA Draft. Inglis recently participated in the Nike Hoop Summit with the World Team. Several NBA scouts have told Yahoo Sports they are most attracted by Inglis' defensive ability. Inglis said he has no NBA buyout with Chorale de Roanne Basket. DraftExpress.com projects him as the 32nd overall pick in this year's draft. Inglis said...
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Isaiah Austin Leaves Baylor For NBA Draft

Isaiah Austin has announced his decision to declare for the 2014 NBA Draft. Austin returned to Baylor for his sophomore season after a shoulder injury. Austin is a 7-foot center currently projected to go early in the second round by Draft Express.
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Durant Shooting 36 Percent Against Tony Allen

During the first two games of their first round series, Kevin Durant is 9-for-25 (36 percent) while being guarded by Tony Allen and 10-for-18 (55.5 percent) against everyone else on the Memphis Grizzlies. Allen missed 27 games this season while recovering from a knee issue and appears to be healthier and faster. Allen is especially adept at avoiding screens to stick with Durant.
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Julius Randle Officially Declares For NBA Draft

Julius Randle officially announced he will declare for the NBA Draft in June. Randle will forgo his sophomore season. As a freshman, Randle averaged 14.8 points and 10.4 rebounds in 40 games.
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David Griffin Wants To Remain GM Of Cavs But Won't Campaign For Job

David Griffin is one of the NBA's most well-regarded front office executives and he's been serving as interim general manager of the Cleveland Cavaliers since the dismissal of Chris Grant. “I feel no great sense of wonder,” Griffin said about his future with the club. “I feel very confident ownership and myself will be moving in the same direction. But I also don...
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Jazz Considering Ettore Messina For Head Coaching Job

Ettore Messina has emerged as a strong candidate to become the next head coach of the Utah Jazz. Messina is currently head coach at CSKA and spent one season as an assistant for Mike Brown with the Los Angeles Lakers. The Jazz announced on Monday that they would not renew the contract of Ty Corbin. Jim Boylen is also a candidate, but his rough stint at the University of Utah could...
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Woodson Assistant: Knicks' Way Of Doing Things Will Never Work

Steve Kerr is considering becoming the head coach of the New York Knicks, though he has reservations about how he would operate under Madison Square Garden's stifling culture. Mike Woodson was fired by the Knicks on Monday. “This place is crazy,” one of Woodson’s former assistants said on the final day of the regular season. “Their way of doing things around here will never work.”
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Bryant Dunston Named Euroleague MVP For Playoffs Game 3

Bryant Dunston of Olympiacos Piraeus has been named playoffs Game 3 MVP honors after leading the Reds to a 78-76 victory over Real Madrid. Dunston was equally brilliant and efficient with 21 points on 9-of-10 two-point shooting, 9 rebounds, 4 assists and 2 steals en route to a performance index rating of 32, the best of all players in playoffs Game 3.
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