Basketball Wiretap

Andrew Bogut Out Two Weeks With Bone Bruise In Knee
Andrew Bogut has been diagnosed with a minor bone bruise in his right knee and will miss approximately two weeks.

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Kevin Garnett Pitched TV Show On Attending College, Living In Dorm
Kevin Garnett was the first high school to NBA star of the current era.

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Tony Parker Could Miss Extended Time With Knee Injury
Tony Parker is averaging 9.7 points and 4.3 assists in his 16th season.

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Jason Kidd: Giannis Could Become Combination Of LeBron, Dirk
Giannis Antetokounmpo is playing a mix of point guard, both forward spots and even center on defense in some lineups.

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Elton Brand Hired By 76ers As Player Development Consultant
Elton Brand will be heavily involved in assisting the players in every facet of their on- and off-court development, in addition to other responsibilities within the basketball operations department.

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LeBron James Not Interested In Meeting With Phil Jackson About Comments
LeBron James says he has no interest in discussing Phil Jackson's "posse" comments while he's in town this week to play the Knicks.

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Donatas Motiejunas Won't Report To Rockets
The Rockets can leave the current deal open or return Donatas Motiejunas to restricted free agency.

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Otto Porter Expected To Receive Max Contract Offers In Free Agency
Otto Porter has begun living up to his billing as the third overall pick in the 2013 NBA Draft this season, averaging 14.7 points, 8.1 rebounds, 1.6 assists and 2.0 steals in 34.7 minutes per game.

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Spurs, Warriors Tried To Trade Up In 2011 For Jonas Valanciunas
The Warriors and Spurs walked away from the 2011 NBA Draft with Klay Thompson and Kawhi Leonard.

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Klay Thompson Scores 60 Points In 29 Minutes On 11 Dribbles
Klay Thompson touched the ball 46 times and dribbled just 11 times on his 21 field goals.

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Rockets Match Donatas Motiejunas' Four-Year, $37M Offer Sheet
The Rockets have matched the offer sheet Donatas Motiejunas signed with the Nets.

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Gary Payton II Named D-League Player Of The Week
Gary Payton II helped Rio Grande Valley to a 2-0 week behind averages of 33.0 points (second in the league), 10.5 rebounds, 4.5 assists and 2.0 steals.

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Adam Silver Named SBJ's Most Influential Person In Sports Business
Adam Silver ranks first on Sports Business Journal's 50 Most Influential people in sports business list for the second time in three years.

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NBA PER: LeBron James Drops To 19th
LeBron James has finished no worse than sixth in PER in every season since 04-05 and finished first or second in eight separate seasons.

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Mavs May Trade Andrew Bogut Closer To Deadline If Out Of Playoff Hunt
Andrew Bogut could fetch a first round pick from a contender.

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Jose Calderon Out 2-4 Weeks With Strained Right Hamstring
Jose Calderon is averaging 4.7 points, 2.6 assists, and 2.2 rebounds in 13.9 minutes per game while shooting 41.7% from three-point range.

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Giannis Antetokounmpo, Russell Westbrook Named NBA Players Of The Week
Giannis Antetokounmpo and Russell Westbrook have been named the NBA's Players of the Week.

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Dave Joerger: DeMarcus Cousins 'Has Grown In How He Handles His Business'
The player-coach partnership DeMarcus Cousins has forged with Dave Joerger could be the best of his career.

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Grizzlies Sign Toney Douglas
Toney Douglas was with the Cavaliers during the preseason.

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Rockets Were Al Horford's Second Choice In Free Agency
Al Horford met with four teams at the Four Seasons Hotel in Atlanta during free agency.

Adam Himmelsbach/Boston Globe

NBA Efficiency Differential: Raptors Jump From 8th To 3rd
The Raptors jumped from eighth at +3.6 to third at +9.1 since last week.

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Rajon Rondo Suspended One Game By Bulls For Conduct Detrimental To Team
Rajon Rondo will miss Monday's game against the Blazers.

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Matt Barnes Allegedly Chokes Woman In New York Nightclub
Matt Barnes is sought by New York City police after an alleged confrontation at a nightclub in Chelsea early Monday morning.

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Dunc'd On: 15 In 60 In The West, Plus Do Rockets Match DMo Offer Sheet?
A look at the 15 teams in the West, plus whether Rockets should match Donatas Motiejunas' offer sheet.

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Dirk Nowitzki Wants To Play When Healthy Despite Mavs' Struggles
Dirk Nowitzki remains committed to salvaging the Mavericks' season as he continues to sit with lingering soreness in his right Achilles tendon.

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Hassan Whiteside Considered Blazers 2nd Option In Free Agency
Hassan Whiteside quickly signed with the Heat but he also had interest in the Blazers.

Erik Garcia Gundersen/Miami Herald

Jaylen Brown Earned Respect Of Jimmy Butler During Summer Workouts
The Celtics envision Jaylen Brown growing into a similar scoring wing as Jimmy Butler has over the past few seasons.

Gary Washburn/Boston Globe

Anthony Davis: Pelicans Have To Work Hard Not Having Multiple Superstars
Anthony Davis has consistently defended his supporting cast with the Pelicans, which is comprised of journeymen and younger players.

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Michael Malone 'Lockstep' With Josh Kroenke, Tim Connelly
Michael Malone's second head coaching job in the NBA is with the Nuggets, which has presented a more harmonious working environment than he found with the Kings.

Gary Washburn/Boston Globe

LeBron James: Cavs Have To Get Out Of Honeymoon Stage
use it." The Cavaliers lost at Milwaukee and Chicago with a home loss against the Clippers in-between.

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