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Curry + Warriors Are NBA’s Best

As it stands today, Steph Curry is the best player in the NBA.  I know that we’re only five games into the season and I’m not trying to be prisoner of the moment, but when a player has scored 179 points in five games and the only other player in NBA history to match that total is Michael Jordan; that player deserves some praise. 349 more words


PODCAST: Twenty years later, re-visiting with the Vancouver Grizzlies first season in the NBA!

Sports editor Jonathan McDonald chats with former Vancouver Grizzlies’ beat reporter for The Province (1995-2001) about the team’s first game and six years of NBA hoops in our city

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The Pressure’s on in OKC

The pressure is on in Oklahoma City this year and it falls squarely on the shoulders of Kevin Durant.  The former MVP is entering his ninth season in the league and is on a team that many believe should represent the Western Conference in the NBA Finals. 400 more words


NBA: West is wild, Cavs seem to stand above in East

Kevin Durant is back in uniform, LaMarcus Aldridge is back home in Texas and the Golden State Warriors are back intact.

All over the Western Conference, there are teams who look capable of winning it. 809 more words


Leukemia claims NBA's Saunders

Flip Saunders, the longtime NBA coach who won more than 650 games in nearly two decades and was trying to rebuild the Minnesota Timberwolves as team president, coach and part owner, died Sunday, the team said. 23 more words


Season of promise for NBA's Wiggins

NBA general managers believe Canada’s Andrew Wiggins is due for a breakout season.

The 20-year-old from Vaughan, Ont., in his second season with the Minnesota Timberwolves, received 17.2 per cent of the votes in the NBA.com GM survey. 12 more words


Public funding doesn't equal public benefit

A private business approaches a city and says it has a win-win proposal for the municipality. The business will embark on a massive redevelopment of a blighted part of the city, one that will include housing, shopping and restaurants and bars. 853 more words