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Chris Mullin Offered St. John's Coaching Job

Chris Mullin has been offered the head coaching job of St. John's. A deal could be done as soon as Sunday night as Mullin considers taking the offer. Mullin, 51, is one of the greatest players in St. John's history, winning the Big East Player of the Year award three times in the 1980s. Mullin has spent time in a front office capacity with both the Golden State Warriors and Sacramento...
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Alessandro Gentile Named Euroleague MVP For Top 16, Round 12

Alessandro Gentile of EA7 Emporio Armani Milan has won Euroleague MVP honors for Top 16 Round 12. Gentile led his team to a 99-85 victory over Laboral Kutxa Vitoria on Thursday with a career-high 29 points. He also established a career best with a performance index rating of 30, which was the highest of any player on a winning team in Top 16 Round 12. Gentile, who has averaged 23...
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Texas Fires Rick Barnes After 17 Seasons

Texas has fired Rick Barnes after 17 seasons with the school. Barnes revealed that he had been told by athletic director Steve Patterson that he would be back for another season after Texas lost to Butler in the round of 64 of the NCAA tournament. "The wins and losses are fleeting, but it's the relationships that matter," Barnes said at a 40-minute farewell news conference. "We know...
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Ricky Ledo Signs 2nd 10-Day Contract With Knicks

Ricky Ledo signed a second 10-day contract with the New York Knicks on Sunday. Ledo has played in five games with the Knicks.
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Celtics Could Pursue Offer Sheet With Kawhi Leonard

Kawhi Leonard will be a restricted free agent in the offseason and will receive interest for contract offer sheets. The Boston Celtics likely will pursue an offer sheet with Leonard. Leonard is averaging 15.9 points and 7.3 rebounds this season.
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Clippers To Sign Lester Hudson On 10-Day Contract

The Los Angeles Clippers will sign Lester Hudson to a 10-day contract on Sunday, according to a source. Hudson played in the Chinese Basketball Association this season.
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Mark Cuban Irked About Officiating Treatment Of Monta Ellis

Mark Cuban publicly stated he is irked about the officiating treatment of Monta Ellis, who is doubtful for the Dallas Mavericks' game against the Indiana Pacers on Sunday due to a calf injury. "I'm not allowed to say how many and what, but we literally have a play list of all the calls of Monta getting smacked and no call," Cuban said. "It's crazy. It's crazy. It's always the same...
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Dwight: Harden And I Aren't Super Close But We Talk

Dwight Howard disputes comments from Kobe Bryant that he was uncomfortable with Bryant's "combative" approach during their one season together. “It wasn’t that I was uncomfortable with who [Bryant] was as a player or a person, that was never the issue to me,” Howard said. “I think that kind of gets twisted because of how things ended up. Everybody on that team got injured...
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Kevin Love's Best Relationship With Star Player Is Westbrook

Kevin Love could become a free agent this summer and his future with the Cleveland Cavaliers remains uncertain. Love recently told the media that he'd rank Russell Westbrook ahead of teammate LeBron James in the MVP race. Westbrook can become a free agent in 2017. “Love enjoys Westbrook," said Brian Windhorst. "They have a relationship. there’s a conspiracy theory that exists...
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Donatas Motiejunas Out Minimum Of 1-2 Weeks With Back Injury

Donatas Motiejunas will be removed from basketball activities for one to two weeks and be reevaluated, the Houston Rockets announced Friday. Motiejunas has lower back pain.
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Shaq Wishes He Had More Patience Instead Of Leaving Magic In 1996

Shaquille O'Neal returned to the Orlando Magic on Friday to be inducted into the franchise's Hall of Fame. O'Neal was drafted by the Magic in 1992 and helped lead the team to the 1995 NBA Finals. O'Neal left the Magic in 1996 to sign with the Los Angeles Lakers. "It's unexpected because I came here to win. We won games, and then I made a business decision," said O'Neal, who becomes...
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Rashad Vaughn Plans To Enter NBA Draft

Rashad Vaughn has plans to enter the 2015 NBA draft, according to sources. A formal announcement is expected in the near future. Most teams see Vaughn currently as a second-round pick.
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St. John's Parts Ways With Steve Lavin, Interested In Chris Mullin

St. John's and Steve Lavin have mutually agreed to part ways after five seasons. Lavin and the school were previously deep into extension talks. Lavin led St. John's to the second round of the tournament. "Coach Lavin returned high expectations to our men's basketball program and represented St. John's in a positive way," St. John's athletic director Chris Monasch said in a statement...
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Kevin Durant To Undergo Season-Ending Surgery

Kevin Durant will undergo season ending surgery on his foot. Sam Presti released the following statement: “As we communicated last week, Kevin was going to use this time to engage in consultation and evaluation regarding the persistent soreness in his right foot at this stage of his rehabilitation. As part of this process, Kevin and Thunder personnel traveled to two additional...
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Dan Gilbert One Step Below Cuban In Terms Of Involvement

Dan Gilbert purchased the Cleveland Cavaliers for $375 million ten years ago this month. Gilbert's net worth at the time was estimated to be worth $800 million and is now north of $4.7 billion. Gilbert's holdings has expanded from mortgages and venture capital to casinos, real estate, consumer products, tech, minor league sports franchises and a Cavaliers' team worth more than $900...
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Toure' Murry Waived By Wizards

The Washington Wizards have waived Toure' Murry to create a roster spot for Will Bynum. Murry appeared in three games for the Wizards and averaged 1.5 points in 4.3 minutes per game.
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Wizards Sign Will Bynum To 10-Day Contract

The Washington Wizards have signed Will Bynum to a 10-day contract. Bynum (6-0, 185) has played seven seasons with Golden State and Detroit appearing in 353 career regular season games while averaging 8.2 points, 3.3 assists and 1.6 assists in 18.5 minutes per game. Undrafted out of Georgia Tech in 2005, Bynum enjoyed his best season in 2009-10 for the Detroit Pistons when he...
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Earl Clark Signs 10-Day Contract With Nets

The Brooklyn Nets have signed Earl Clark to a 10-day contract. Clark played for the Shanghai Sharks of the Chinese Basketball Association this season after leaving the D-League. Clark was Player of the Month for the D-League in November with the Rio Grande Valley Vipers.
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Ian Clark Waived By Jazz

The Utah Jazz have waived guard Ian Clark. Following the move, the Jazz roster now stands at 14 players. Clark (6-3, 180, Belmont) appeared in 23 games as a reserve this season for the Jazz, averaging 1.9 points in 7.0 minutes per game. He also appeared in seven games (six starts) while on assignment with the Jazz’s exclusively owned and operated NBA Development League team, the...
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Chris Johnson To Sign With Jazz For Remainder Of Season

Chris Johnson has agreed to sign with the Utah Jazz for the remainder of the season, league sources tell RealGM. Johnson became a free agent after his second 10-day contract with the Milwaukee Bucks expired.
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Jamal Crawford Confident Of Returning This Season

Jamal Crawford is not worried he may miss the rest of the season with his injured calf. Crawford has been out for more than three weeks with what he describes as "the weirdest" injury of his NBA career. “It’s hard not playing,” said Crawford, who is not traveling with the team on its current three-game trip, “but I just look at it as each day is a little closer to coming...
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Jack Cooley Signs Multi-Year Contract With Jazz

The Utah Jazz have signed forward Jack Cooley to a multi-year contract. Cooley signed his most recent 10-day contract with the Jazz on March 16 and has appeared in six Jazz games, averaging 1.7 points in 4.3 minutes per contest.
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Amar'e Stoudemire Expects To Play Several More Seasons

Amar'e Stoudemire believes he has several seasons left in him at the age of 32. Stoudemire's Phoenix Suns' teammates, Steve Nash and Shawn Marion, are in their final NBA seasons. “I’m the last man standing,” Stoudemire said with a smile. “I plan on standing for a while, by the way. “No, no, there’s no way. There’s a lot of youth in these legs. I have a lot of competitive...
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Dean Smith Left $200 To Every Player He Coached For 'Dinner Out'

Dean Smith left $200 in his trust to every one of his varsity basketball letterman he coached in his career. Smith had his trust send the $200 check with a message of "enjoy a dinner out compliments of Coach Dean Smith." Smith passed away on Feb. 7 at the age of 85. Smith won two National Championships, while also appearing in 11 Final Fours and winning the ACC regular season in 17 seasons.
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Heat, Hornets, Cavs Lead In 14-15 Trade Score; Bucks, Mavs Rank Last

J.R. Smith has had the biggest Box Plus-Minus improvement of all the players traded this season as he's become a critical part of the Cleveland Cavaliers success following his arrival from the New York Knicks. Smith had a -4.3 BPM with the Knicks and +3.4 with the Cavaliers for a difference of +7.7. Enes Kanter ranks second with a +5.9 difference since arriving to the Oklahoma City...
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