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Toronto Raptors sign forward-guard Jordan Hamilton

TORONTO — The Toronto Raptors have signed forward-guard Jordan Hamilton.

The six-foot-seven, 22-pound product of University of Texas averaged 6.7 points, 3.2 rebounds and 17.0 minutes in 60 games (12 starts) last season with Denver and Houston. 45 more words

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Rose hears cheers, Davis comes up big as US beats Brazil 95-78

CHICAGO — The roars for Derrick Rose started with the pregame introductions and did not fade until the final buzzer.

The Chicago Bulls superstar was back on his court, back in his element. 819 more words

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Teens walk into unlocked home of former Miami Heat player Ray Allen

CORAL GABLES, Fla. — Police say seven teenagers wanted to see how a professional basketball player lives, so they walked through an unlocked door at the home of former Miami Heat player Ray Allen. 142 more words

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Toronto Raptors back on national TV in the U.S.

TORONTO — The Toronto Raptors will be back on national television in the United States when the 2014-15 NBA season tips off this fall.

The league schedule, which was released Wednesday, features four Raptors games to be televised on TNT or ESPN, and five others televised on NBA TV. 263 more words

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Canadian hoops star Andrew Wiggins says he will play anywhere

VAUGHAN, Ont. — Andrew Wiggins does not concern himself with things out of his control. All he knows is that he is going to be playing in the NBA come October. 777 more words

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Andrew Wiggins wants to carve out his own legacy in Minnesota

By Dave Skretta

OVERLAND PARK, Kan. — Andrew Wiggins told Kansas coach Bill Self that he wants to be traded from Cleveland to Minnesota because the No. 565 more words

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Mike Miller, James Jones thrilled to play with LeBron James, hope to bring title to Cleveland

By Tom Withers

INDEPENDENCE, Ohio — They were pieces of a championship puzzle in Miami, perfect fits.

Mike Miller and James Jones hope to be just as valuable accessories in Cleveland to help LeBron James win a title that would mean more to the superstar than any other. 801 more words

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