Posts Tagged Basketball

Suns’ Dragic honored as NBA’s Most Improved Player

NEW YORK (AP) — Goran Dragic has been honored as the NBA’s Most Improved Player after his career year helped lead the Suns to 23 more wins this season.

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Bobcats’ Al Jefferson still in walking boot

Charlotte Bobcats' Al Jefferson (25) takes a pass from a teammate over Miami Heat's Udonis Haslem (40) during the second half in Game 1 of an opening-round NBA basketball playoff series on Sunday, April 20, 2014, in Miami. The Heat defeated the Bobcats 99-88. (AP Photo/Lynne Sladky)

MIAMI (AP) — Al Jefferson was still in his walking boot when the Charlotte Bobcats arrived for their shootaround hours before facing the Miami Heat in Game 2 of an Eastern Conference first-round series.

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Summit League tourneys boost Sioux Falls economy

SIOUX FALLS, S.D. (AP) — The Sioux Falls economy received an $8.5 million boost from the recent Summit League men’s and women’s basketball tournaments.

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Rifles, knives in Farmer investigation being sold

FRANKFORT, Ky. (AP) — Customized rifles and pocket knives that helped lead to the downfall of former Kentucky Agriculture Commissioner Richie Farmer are being auctioned off next month.

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Pacers rally past Hawks 101-85 to even series

Indiana Pacers head coach Frank Vogel calls a play during the first half in Game 2 of an opening-round NBA basketball playoff series against the Atlanta Hawks Tuesday, April 22, 2014, in Indianapolis. (AP Photo/Darron Cummings)

INDIANAPOLIS (AP) — The Pacers got tired of talking trash.

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