Posts Tagged Men’s basketball

Timberwolves win draft lottery, Lakers move to No. 2

NBA Deputy Commissioner Mark Tatum, left, congratulates Minnesota Timberwolves owner Glen Taylor after the Timberwolves won the first pick in the draft, during the NBA basekball draft lottery, Tuesday, May 19, 2015, in New York. (AP Photo/Julie Jacobson)

NEW YORK (AP) — The Minnesota Timberwolves too often came to the NBA draft lottery and left in worse shape than they arrived.

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Minnesota Timberwolves to get No. 1 pick in NBA draft.

NEW YORK (AP) — Minnesota Timberwolves to get No. 1 pick in NBA draft.

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Thunder G Westbrook wins NBA Cares award

NEW YORK (AP) — Oklahoma City Thunder point guard Russell Westbrook has been named winner of the NBA Cares Community Assist Award.

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Judge opts to close trial involving Saints, Pelicans owner

NEW ORLEANS (AP) — A judge has decided to bar the public from a trial in which estranged heirs of New Orleans Saints and Pelicans owner Tom Benson intend to argue that their patriarch was mentally unfit when he ousted them from ownership stakes in the franchises.

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Quite a change since 2014; Cavs meet Hawks in East finals

In this May 10, 2015, file photo, Cleveland Cavaliers' LeBron James, second from left, hugs teammate J.R. Smith, as they celebrate beating the Chicago Bulls in Game 4 of the conference semifinals in the NBA playoffs in Chicago. From left are Tristan Thompson, James, Smith, Matthew Dellavedova, and Kyrie Irving, right.  J.R. Smith, the enigmatic shooting guard, who came to the Cavaliers with the reputation of being diffcult, has found a new home in Cleveland and he's relishing the chance to be part of a team moving toward an NBA title. (AP Photo/Nam Y. Huh, File)

ATLANTA (AP) — The Cleveland Cavaliers could only watch enviously as LeBron James tried to steer Miami to another NBA title.

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