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NBA-Highlights of Tuesday's NBA games

March 3 (The Sports Xchange) - Highlights of Tuesday's National Basketball Association games: - - - Hawks 104, Rockets 96 Jeff Teague scored eight of his 25 points in the fourth quarter as the Hawks rallied from a 15-point deficit to beat a Houston team playing without James Harden. Harden, the NBA's leading scorer, was suspended for the game by the NBA for kicking Cleveland Cavaliers forward LeBr…

  • UPDATE 3-NBA results Reuters - 15 hours ago

    March 4 (Infostrada Sports) - Results from the NBA games on Tuesday (home team in CAPS) Sacramento 124 NY KNICKS 86 CHARLOTTE 104 LA Lakers 103 CLEVELAND 110 Boston 79 … More »UPDATE 3-NBA results

    March 4 (Infostrada Sports) - Results from the NBA games on Tuesday (home team in CAPS) Sacramento 124 NY KNICKS 86 CHARLOTTE 104 LA Lakers 103 CLEVELAND 110 Boston 79 ATLANTA 104 Houston 96 CHICAGO 97 Washington 92 Utah 93 MEMPHIS 82 DENVER 106 Milwaukee 95

  • NBA-National Basketball Association roundup Reuters - 19 hours ago

    The Sacramento Kings named Vlade Divac as vice president of basketball and franchise operations, the team announced Tuesday. - - Oklahoma City Thunder point guard Russell … More »NBA-National Basketball Association roundup

    The Sacramento Kings named Vlade Divac as vice president of basketball and franchise operations, the team announced Tuesday. - - Oklahoma City Thunder point guard Russell Westbrook expects to play Wednesday against the Philadelphia 76ers. - - The Miami Heat signed forward Henry Walker to a second 10-day contract. - …

  • Canada's basketball women hope to nail down Olympic berth in Edmonton tournament The Canadian Press - 21 hours ago

    Canada's women's basketball team didn't qualify for the 2012 London Olympics until literally the last possible day, less than a month before the Games opened. Coach … More »Canada's basketball women hope to nail down Olympic berth in Edmonton tournament

    Canada's women's basketball team didn't qualify for the 2012 London Olympics until literally the last possible day, less than a month before the Games opened. Coach Lisa Thomaidis is hoping that home-court advantage and some control in Tuesday's qualifying draw will help her team avoid that happening again. "It was crazy," …

  • Canada's Janine Beckie (11) and Germany's Wibke Meister (15) battle for the ball during second half action of the FIFA U-20 Women's World Cup quarter-finals in Edmonton, Alta., on Saturday August 16, 2014. Canada's women's soccer team plays Scotland on Wednesday to open the Cyprus Cup, the final tournament before this summer's World Cup in Canada, and one last opportunity, says coach John Herdman, to test out tournament strategies. THE CANADIAN PRESS/Jason Franson
    Herdman: Cyprus Cup is final chance to test tournament strategies ahead of WCup The Canadian Press - 23 hours ago

    Canada's women's soccer team plays Scotland on Wednesday to open the Cyprus Cup, the final tournament before this summer's World Cup in Canada, and one last opportunity, … More »Herdman: Cyprus Cup is final chance to test tournament strategies ahead of WCup

    Canada's Janine Beckie (11) and Germany's Wibke Meister (15) battle for the ball during second half action of the FIFA U-20 Women's World Cup quarter-finals in Edmonton, Alta., on Saturday August 16, 2014. Canada's women's soccer team plays Scotland on Wednesday to open the Cyprus Cup, the final tournament before this summer's World Cup in Canada, and one last opportunity, says coach John Herdman, to test out tournament strategies. THE CANADIAN PRESS/Jason Franson

    Canada's women's soccer team plays Scotland on Wednesday to open the Cyprus Cup, the final tournament before this summer's World Cup in Canada, and one last opportunity, says coach John Herdman, to test out tournament strategies. "It's a pretty serious time and this tournament is an important step for us," Herdman said …

  • NBA: San Antonio Spurs at Denver Nuggets
    Struggling Nuggets fire Shaw, name Hunt interim coach Reuters - Tue, 3 Mar, 2015

    (Reuters) - The free-falling Denver Nuggets fired head coach Brian Shaw on Tuesday, replacing him for the rest of the season with his assistant coach Melvin Hunt. Denver … More »Struggling Nuggets fire Shaw, name Hunt interim coach

    NBA: San Antonio Spurs at Denver Nuggets

    (Reuters) - The free-falling Denver Nuggets fired head coach Brian Shaw on Tuesday, replacing him for the rest of the season with his assistant coach Melvin Hunt. Denver have lost six consecutive games and 19 of their past 21 for a 20-39 record this season that has them sitting 13th in the 15-team Western Conference and …

  • UPDATE 1-NBA-Struggling Nuggets fire Shaw, name Hunt interim coach Reuters - Tue, 3 Mar, 2015

    * Shaw went 56-85 in one-plus season as Nuggets coach * Interim coach Hunt in fifth season as Denver assistant (Adds detail, further quotes) March 3 (Reuters) - The … More »UPDATE 1-NBA-Struggling Nuggets fire Shaw, name Hunt interim coach

    * Shaw went 56-85 in one-plus season as Nuggets coach * Interim coach Hunt in fifth season as Denver assistant (Adds detail, further quotes) March 3 (Reuters) - The free-falling Denver Nuggets fired head coach Brian Shaw on Tuesday, replacing him for the rest of the season with his assistant coach Melvin Hunt. Denver …

  • NBA-Struggling Nuggets fire head coach Shaw Reuters - Tue, 3 Mar, 2015

    The free-falling Denver Nuggets fired head coach Brian Shaw on Tuesday, replacing him for the rest of the season with his assistant coach Melvin Hunt. The Nuggets have … More »NBA-Struggling Nuggets fire head coach Shaw

    The free-falling Denver Nuggets fired head coach Brian Shaw on Tuesday, replacing him for the rest of the season with his assistant coach Melvin Hunt. The Nuggets have slumped to a 20-39 record this season, losing their last six games and 19 of their past 21. "I want to sincerely thank Brian for his time with our organization," …

  • NBA-Highlights of Monday's NBA games Reuters - Mon, 2 Mar, 2015

    March 2 (The Sports Xchange) - Highlights of Monday's National Basketball Association games. - - - Nets 110, Warriors 108 Jarrett Jack drained a foul-line jumper … More »NBA-Highlights of Monday's NBA games

    March 2 (The Sports Xchange) - Highlights of Monday's National Basketball Association games. - - - Nets 110, Warriors 108 Jarrett Jack drained a foul-line jumper with one second remaining and Brook Lopez scored a game-high 26 points off the bench to lead the Brooklyn Nets to their second straight win, a 110-108 upset …

  • Toronto Raptors head coach Dwane Casey yells to his team during the first half of an NBA basketball game against the Philadelphia 76ers, Monday, March 2, 2015, in Philadelphia. (AP Photo/Matt Slocum)
    DeRozan scores 35 points, Raptors beat 76ers 114-103 to snap 5-game losing streak The Canadian Press - Mon, 2 Mar, 2015

    Toronto needed a boost from any player to halt a miserable losing streak. DeMar DeRozan fit the bill with his best game of the season. DeRozan scored a season-high … More »DeRozan scores 35 points, Raptors beat 76ers 114-103 to snap 5-game losing streak

    Toronto Raptors head coach Dwane Casey yells to his team during the first half of an NBA basketball game against the Philadelphia 76ers, Monday, March 2, 2015, in Philadelphia. (AP Photo/Matt Slocum)

    Toronto needed a boost from any player to halt a miserable losing streak. DeMar DeRozan fit the bill with his best game of the season. DeRozan scored a season-high 35 points, Lou Williams had 21 and the Toronto Raptors snapped a five-game losing streak with a 114-103 win over the Philadelphia 76ers on Monday night. Toronto …

  • Houston Rockets' James Harden (13) pushes against Cleveland Cavaliers' LeBron James (23) in the second half of an NBA basketball game Sunday, March 1, 2015, in Houston. The Rockets won 105-103 in overtime. (AP Photo/Pat Sullivan)
    James Harden suspended 1 game for kicking LeBron James in the groin Sunday The Canadian Press - Mon, 2 Mar, 2015

    The NBA has suspended Houston star James Harden one game without pay for kicking LeBron James in the groin. The All-Stars and Olympic teammates became tangled in the … More »James Harden suspended 1 game for kicking LeBron James in the groin Sunday

    Houston Rockets' James Harden (13) pushes against Cleveland Cavaliers' LeBron James (23) in the second half of an NBA basketball game Sunday, March 1, 2015, in Houston. The Rockets won 105-103 in overtime. (AP Photo/Pat Sullivan)

    The NBA has suspended Houston star James Harden one game without pay for kicking LeBron James in the groin. The All-Stars and Olympic teammates became tangled in the third quarter of Houston's 105-103 victory over Cleveland on Sunday and Harden fell back to the court, then kicked his foot up into James. An angry James …

  • NBA: Cleveland Cavaliers at Houston Rockets
    Harden suspended a game for kicking James below the belt Reuters - Mon, 2 Mar, 2015

    (Reuters) - Houston Rockets guard James Harden has been suspended one game without pay for kicking Cleveland Cavaliers forward LeBron James in the groin, the NBA announced … More »Harden suspended a game for kicking James below the belt

    NBA: Cleveland Cavaliers at Houston Rockets

    (Reuters) - Houston Rockets guard James Harden has been suspended one game without pay for kicking Cleveland Cavaliers forward LeBron James in the groin, the NBA announced on Monday. Closely guarded by James, Harden lost his footing, fell to the floor and then lifted his left leg and kicked James below the belt. "Obviously …

  • NBA-Harden suspended a game for kicking James below the belt Reuters - Mon, 2 Mar, 2015

    Houston Rockets guard James Harden has been suspended one game without pay for kicking Cleveland Cavaliers forward LeBron James in the groin, the NBA announced on Monday. … More »NBA-Harden suspended a game for kicking James below the belt

    Houston Rockets guard James Harden has been suspended one game without pay for kicking Cleveland Cavaliers forward LeBron James in the groin, the NBA announced on Monday. Closely guarded by James, Harden lost his footing, fell to the floor and then lifted his left leg and kicked James below the belt. "Obviously that's …

  • Former European champion Welp dead at 51 Reuters - Mon, 2 Mar, 2015

    German center Christian Welp, who won the European championship with Germany and also played in the NBA, has died of heart failure aged 51, the University of Washington … More »Former European champion Welp dead at 51

    German center Christian Welp, who won the European championship with Germany and also played in the NBA, has died of heart failure aged 51, the University of Washington said on Monday. He also played for the Golden State Warriors and San Antonio Spurs before returning to Europe to play in Greece, Germany and Italy, winning …

  • NBA-Highlights of Sunday's NBA games Reuters - Mon, 2 Mar, 2015

    March 1 (The Sports Xchange) - Highlights of Sunday's National Basketball Association games: - - - Rockets 105, Cavaliers 103 (OT) LeBron James capped a nightmare … More »NBA-Highlights of Sunday's NBA games

    March 1 (The Sports Xchange) - Highlights of Sunday's National Basketball Association games: - - - Rockets 105, Cavaliers 103 (OT) LeBron James capped a nightmare performance at the free-throw line with a pair of misses in the closing seconds of overtime as the Houston Rockets held on for a win. James finished 3-for-11 …

  • UPDATE 2-NBA results Reuters - Sun, 1 Mar, 2015

    March 2 (Infostrada Sports) - Results from the NBA games on Sunday (home team in CAPS) LA Clippers 96 CHICAGO 86 HOUSTON 105 Cleveland 103 (OT) Portland 110 SACRAMENTO … More »UPDATE 2-NBA results

    March 2 (Infostrada Sports) - Results from the NBA games on Sunday (home team in CAPS) LA Clippers 96 CHICAGO 86 HOUSTON 105 Cleveland 103 (OT) Portland 110 SACRAMENTO 99 Golden State 106 BOSTON 101 INDIANA 94 Philadelphia 74 Charlotte 98 ORLANDO 83 Oklahoma City 108 LA LAKERS 101 New Orleans 99 DENVER 92