Posts Tagged Men’s basketball

DeRozan scores 30 as Raptors beat Nets 100-95

Toronto Raptors guard DeMar DeRozan, left, drives over Brooklyn Nets forward Andray Blatche to score during the second half of Game 2 in an NBA basketball first-round playoff series, Tuesday, April 22, 2014, in Toronto. (AP Photo/The Canadian Press, Nathan Denette)

TORONTO (AP) — DeMar DeRozan scored 30 points, Jonas Valanciunas had 15 points and 14 rebounds for his second straight playoff double-double and the Toronto Raptors beat the Brooklyn Nets 100-95 on Tuesday night, evening their first-round playoff series at one game apiece.

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LA Kings recall Cup winner Colin Fraser from AHL

LOS ANGELES (AP) — The Los Angeles Kings have recalled forward Colin Fraser from their AHL affiliate in Manchester.

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Durant looking for answers against Tony Allen

Oklahoma City Thunder forward Kevin Durant (35) reacts after a dunk late in the fourth quarter of Game 2 of an opening-round NBA basketball playoff series against the Memphis Grizzlies in Oklahoma City, Monday, April 21, 2014. Memphis won 111-105 in overtime. (AP Photo/Sue Ogrocki)

OKLAHOMA CITY (AP) — Thunder forward Kevin Durant said before Oklahoma City’s series against Memphis that Grizzlies guard Tony Allen was one of the best perimeter defenders in the NBA.

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Tennessee hiring Southern Mississippi’s Tyndall

Donnie Tyndall, right, is introduced as Tennessee men's basketball coach by athletic director Dave Hart during a news conference Tuesday, April 22, 2014, in Knoxville, Tenn. The former Southern Mississippi coach succeeds Cuonzo Martin, who resigned last week to take the coaching job at California. (AP Photo/Knoxville News Sentinel, Amy Smotherman Burgess)

KNOXVILLE, Tenn. (AP) — Tennessee’s coaching position had just become available when Donnie Tyndall received a text message urging him to pursue the job.

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Kentucky freshman Julius Randle to enter NBA draft

Kentucky's Julius Randle announces he will enter his name in the NBA draft during a news conference in Lexington, Ky., Tuesday, April 22, 2014. (AP Photo/James Crisp)

LEXINGTON, Ky. (AP) — Kentucky forward Julius Randle will leave after one season to enter the NBA draft, where he is expected to be among the top five selections.

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