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Adam Silver says hack-a-player rule changes could come next season

TORONTO — The stat laid out by NBA Commissioner Adam Silver was head turning:

There have been 5.5 times more Hack-a-Shaq (or hack-a-player, if you prefer) fouls this season than last season. 1,038 more words

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Adam Silver jokes that he would like reporters to stop complaining about how cold it is in Toronto

(Editor’s note: This story has been updated to make it more clear that Silver and the reporter were joking during the exchange.)

TORONTO — After what locals have said has been a mild winter here in Toronto, temperatures dropped below 10 degrees on Saturday, leaving many reporters (including this one) whining a lot about the weather. 107 more words

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Grand Ledge's Al Horford added as NBA all-star

Al Horford is an NBA all-star again.

The Atlanta Hawks forward/center and Grand Ledge graduate was added as an Eastern Conference all-star Friday by NBA commissioner Adam Silver. 147 more words

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NBPA boosts star power as Knicks' Anthony elected to union post

TORONTO – Committed in recent years to having the NBA’s biggest names among its union leadership, the National Basketball Players Association furthered that agenda Friday when it elected New York Knicks forward… 363 more words

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The NBA Brought James Naismith Back To Life With This Walking, Talking Life-Size Hologram

All-Star Weekend has finally arrived, and it’s bigger than it’s ever been. There’s the game itself, the ever-expanding All-Star Saturday with the dunk contest and the celebrity game and so on, and there’s the Rising Stars game on Friday night. 208 more words

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Impact Hack-A-Someone Tactic Having On NBA Is Growing Issue

MIAMI (AP) — San Antonio’s first play of the 2008-09 season was designed and executed perfectly. Spurs’ center Tim Duncan didn’t bother jumping for the opening tap, conceding it to Phoenix’s Shaquille O’Neal. 974 more words

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Frontline Tackles Daily Fantasy Sports

By Brad Hubbard | @bradhubbard

It was only a matter of time before the state and federal governments got involved and now Frontline took a swing at daily fantasy sports (DFS) along with the New York Times. 56 more words

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