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  • Timberwolves' Wiggins named Rookie of the Year

    MINNEAPOLIS The announcement everybody's been expecting since early in the 2014-15 season finally became official Thursday afternoon: Rising Timberwolves star Andrew Wiggins was named the NBA Rookie of the Year at a press conference on the Target Center...
  • Timberwolves' Andrew Wiggins voted NBA's top rookie

    Dressed in a Navy blue tuxedo with shiny black lapels, Andrew Wiggins certainly looked the part while collecting his NBA rookie of the year award Thursday. He looked even better on the court in his first season in the league. Wiggins became the first...
  • Boys Basketball Player Of The Year KEANDRE FAIR, The Core Of His Team

    Boys Basketball Player Of The Year<br>KEANDRE FAIR, The Core Of His Team
    SCHOOL: Weaver-Hartford CLASS: Junior POSITION: Guard COACH: Reggie Hatchett ACCOMPLISHMENTS: Averaged 17.1 points, 4.0 rebounds and 3.5 assists for the Beavers (27-2), who won the Class M championship. . . Made five of nine three-point shots...
  • Clippers get mad at themselves, then get good and get even with Spurs

    Clippers get mad at themselves, then get good and get even with Spurs
    They were widely dismissed as the same old Clippers, too mentally fragile to fight back from consecutive losses in the playoffs against a supposedly deeper, savvier team. Their shortcomings were spelled out in painful detail for each of them to see...
  • Magic's Elfrid Payton finishes fourth in the 2014-15 NBA Rookie of the Year voting

    Magic's Elfrid Payton finishes fourth in the 2014-15 NBA Rookie of the Year voting
    When the Orlando Magic made a draft-night trade last June to acquire rookie Elfrid Payton, team officials hoped they had found their point guard of the future. In the months that followed, Payton not only justified the team’s faith in him, but...
  • Horford, Teague help Hawks hold off Nets 107-97 for 3-2 lead

    Al Horford banged his dislocated finger and spent much of the game fiddling with it. Jeff Teague twisted his right ankle and hobbled to the locker room for a quick tape job. By the end of the night, they were both feeling just fine. Horford and Teague...
  • April 28 will mark the 20th anniversary of the Orlando Magic's first playoff win

    April 28 will mark the 20th anniversary of the Orlando Magic's first playoff win
    Nick Anderson remembers what happened 20 years ago tomorrow — on April 28, 1995 — as if it occurred yesterday. The Orlando Magic took a Shaquille O'Neal-sized step forward that night: They recorded the first playoff win in franchise history,...
  • Grizzlies advance, beating Trail Blazers 99-93 in Game 5

    The Memphis Grizzlies missed one chance to finish off their first-round series and get some much-needed rest before facing the Golden State Warriors. They didn't waste a second, especially on their own court. Marc Gasol had 26 points and 14 rebounds...
  • Lehigh grad CJ McCollum scores career-high 33 in Portland's playoff loss to Memphis

    Lehigh grad CJ McCollum scores career-high 33 in Portland's playoff loss to Memphis
    MEMPHIS, Tenn. (AP) — Marc Gasol had 26 points and 14 rebounds as the Memphis Grizzlies advanced to the Western Conference semifinals by beating the Portland Trail Blazers 99-93 on Wednesday night. The Grizzlies reached the West semifinals for the...
  • Timberwolves' Wiggins to be named NBA Rookie of the Year on Thursday

    In what should come as no surprise to anyone who followed the 2014-15 NBA season, Andrew Wiggins will became the first Timberwolves player to be named the league's Rookie of the Year, according to a league source. The official announcement will be made...
  • Clippers struggle in several areas in Game 5 loss to Spurs

    Clippers struggle in several areas in Game 5 loss to Spurs
    Forget DeAndre Jordan's tip-in that was ruled offensive interference with 4.9 seconds left. The reason the Clippers lost to the San Antonio Spurs, 111-107, in Game 5 of the first-round NBA playoff series goes way beyond that play. Here are some...