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  • Brad Townsend: Mavericks' Nowitzki as synonymous to his franchise as any

    According to nerdy sportswriter math, the Mavericks will play their 3,000th game Sunday. That's 2,814 regular-season games and 186 playoff contests. It's a factoid of little relevance, other than it being a round number and a timely excuse to mention...
  • Ellis' leg injury has Mavericks worried

    That thud heard in the visitor's locker room was the hearts of the Dallas Mavericks players and coaching staff hitting the concrete surface on the suspense surrounding an injury to the lower right leg of shooting guard Monta Ellis. Ellis suffered the...
  • Ira Winderman: Napier going back to Final Four, but not reminiscing

    Ira Winderman: Napier going back to Final Four, but not reminiscing
    For the third time in five years, Shabazz Napier will be at the Final Four. If nothing else, that should have the Miami Heat rookie point guard in an NCAA Tournament state of mind these days. Or not. "I've been watching it," Napier said after...
  • Stan Van Gundy has weathered the Pistons' up-and-down season

    Stan Van Gundy has weathered the Pistons' up-and-down season
    Stan Van Gundy won 66 percent of his games as the Orlando Magic's coach, and yet despite that success, almost every one of the 135 losses during his tenure pained him. So how has he handled this roller-coaster season, his first as the Detroit Pistons'...
  • Source: Texas will release Rick Barnes as coach

    Texas officials have decided to release men's basketball coach Rick Barnes, the winningest coach in school history, a source told the American-Statesman on Saturday. The high-level source, who is familiar with the situation, said school officials reached...
  • LEHIGH VALLEY SPORTS CALENDAR

    Items for the calendar must be typed and received at least 10 days in advance of your proposed publishing date at: Sports Calendar, The Morning Call, P.O. Box 1260, Allentown, PA 18105. They may be faxed to the sports department at 610-820-8654 or sent...
  • Orlando Magic lose to the Detroit Pistons 111-97

    Orlando Magic lose to the Detroit Pistons 111-97
    The Orlando Magic finished last season with a 23-59 record. When this season started, the Magic seemed likely to approach 30 victories, especially given the sad state of the Eastern Conference. Now, with Orlando sitting on 22 wins with eight games...
  • Heat close miserable trip with 99-86 loss to Hawks

    Heat close miserable trip with 99-86 loss to Hawks
    If the reality of finishing at No. 7 in the Eastern Conference is facing LeBron James and the Cleveland Cavaliers in the first round of the playoffs, the option at No. 8 might be even less of a bargain for the Miami Heat. The Atlanta Hawks completed...
  • Winderman's view: Hawks 99, Heat 86

    Winderman's view: Hawks 99, Heat 86
    Observations from Friday night's 99-86 loss to the Hawks at Philips Arena: -- Sunday at home against the Pistons looms large, with Tuesday's home game against the Spurs and Thursday's in Cleveland to follow. -- And it's why Milwaukee stings all the...
  • Area players shine in basketball showcase at Amway Center

    Area players shine in basketball showcase at Amway Center
    In an event to showcase some of the region's best rising boys basketball stars, area players stood out. West Oaks' Andres Feliz scored 27 points and was selected MVP as he led his team to a 133-113 victory in the Young Stars Showcase on Friday at Amway...
  • Curry-led Warriors cruise to 107-84 rout of Grizzlies

    MEMPHIS, Tenn. Stephen Curry and the Warriors made an emphatic statement about which team is the best in the West. Curry poured in 38 points and dished out 10 assists in the Warriors' 107-84 win Friday at Memphis, as they badly beat the second-place team...