1001 Facts About NBA

1. In 2012, it was reported that Derrick Rose signed a contract extension with Adidas, worth $185 million over 14 years.

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2. The Minneapolis Lakers went from being a bottom feeder to the NBA Finals in Baylor's rookie year.

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3. Charles Barkley was adamant on one point: He did not consider himself a role model for youngsters.

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4. Kobe Bryant has drawn frequent comparisons to Jordan, after whom he modeled his playing style.

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5. Hakeem Olajuwon was drafted by the Houston Rockets with the first overall selection of the 1984 NBA draft, a draft that included Michael Jordan, Charles Barkley, and John Stockton.

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6. The Golden State Warriors are three-point favorites in the latest Warriors vs Trail Blazers odds, while the over-under for total points scored is 234.5.

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7. Hakeem Olajuwon led the Rockets to back-to-back NBA championships in 1994 and 1995.

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8. On January 20, 2015, Michael Jordan was honored with the Charlotte Business Journal's Business Person of the Year for 2014.

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9. Kevin Durant is arguably among the top three players in the NBA at the moment along with LeBron James and Kawhi Leonard, while Anthony Davis and Stephen Curry are likely to be contenders.

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10. Charles Barkley helped lead the Olympic "Dream Team" to another gold medal at the 1996 Atlanta Summer Games, which gave him the chance to meet one of his idols, boxing great Muhammad Ali.

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11. Dwyane Wade missed two free throws with 18.8 seconds left to give the Pistons a chance at a win.

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12. Karl Malone had eight brothers and sisters, and he was the youngest.

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13. Wilt Chamberlain signed a contract to fight Ali at the Houston Astrodome on July 26, 1971, potentially for the heavyweight title if Ali could beat champion Joe Frazier that March.

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14. Jason Kidd was a high school sensation in the Bay Area, where tear-stained battles with Gary Payton helped turn him into a future Hall of Famer.

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15. In high school, Joe Bryant was a member of a rap group called CHEIZAW, named after the Chi Sah gang in the martial arts film Kid with the Golden Arm.

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16. On October 16, 2017, LaMarcus Aldridge signed a three-year, $72.3 million contract extension with the Spurs.

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17. Bob Cousy took up basketball at the age of 13 as a student at St Pascal's elementary school, and was "immediately hooked".

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18. Dwight Howard likely to make Wizards debut against Oklahoma City Thunder.

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19. Gary Payton was selected to the NBA All-Defensive First Team a record nine consecutive seasons, and won the NBA Defensive Player of the Year Award in 1996, the first guard to win the award in 8 years.

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20. Devin Booker is still great, I am not taking that away from him.

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21. In December 2016, Shaquille O'Neal was sworn in as a sheriff's deputy in Jonesboro, Georgia as part of Clayton County, Georgia Sheriff's Department.

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22. The Warriors are Goliath, the team by which all others are measured.

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23. Kobe Bryant was forced to share the role of the Lakers' star player with his popular and talented teammate Shaquille O'Neal.

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24. SALT LAKE CITY—Rockets guard Chris Paul sat out the second half of the back-to-back, a precaution as he returns from the 17 games he missed with a strained hamstring, but a likelihood for the remainder of the season.

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25. Hakeem Olajuwon played for 20 consecutive seasons in Houston, first collegiately for the University of Houston Cougars and then professionally with the Houston Rockets.

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26. Pau Gasol had started the last two games with DeMarr DeRozan out of the lineup.

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27. Michael Jordan has made a multi-million investment in the Friends of the Children non-profit organization.

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28. Michael Jordan was one the greatests to play the game of basketball and he has some hardware to show for it: six NBA Championships.

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29. Caroline Wozniacki was the top seed at the French Open, but was upset in the third round by 28th seed Daniela Hantuchova.

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30. On February 24, 2005 Gary Payton was traded to the Atlanta Hawks in a deal that brought former Celtic Antoine Walker back to Boston.

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31. Shaquille O'Neal was a wrestling fan and made appearances at many WWE events.

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32. From 2005 to 2008, the NBA Summer League had the distinction of being the only one of the four major leagues in which all teams play every other team.

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33. Dwight Howard will not have a minutes limit in his Wizards' debut on Friday.

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34. On July 1, 2011, at 12:01 am, the NBA Live announced another lockout.

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35. Draymond Green sent out a snap of his private parts on Snapchat in 2016.

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36. The Golden State Warriors finished higher than fourth place in their division just once in their first six seasons in the new league.

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37. Vince Carter was instrumental in leading the Raptors to their first ever playoff appearance in 2000 before going on to lead them to a 47-win season and their first ever playoff series win in 2001, advancing them to the Eastern Conference Semifinals.

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38. Chris Paul married his college sweetheart, Jada Crawley, on September 10, 2011.

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39. Charles Barkley is one of the 50 greatest NBA players of all time, an Emmy-winning sports analyst, has hosted "Saturday Night Live" and was rumored to be dating Madonna at one point.

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40. Shaquille O'Neal left LSU early to pursue his NBA career, but continued his education even after becoming a professional player.

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41. Vince Carter is 41-years-old, but he is still playing at a high level.

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42. Magic Johnson became the only rookie to win the NBA Finals MVP award, and his clutch performance is still regarded as one of the finest in NBA history.

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43. Kawhi Leonard scores 25 in return to help Raptors top Kings.

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44. On February 5, 2014, Carmelo Anthony was named Eastern Conference Player of the Month for the month of January.

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45. LeBron James appears close to making his return, but his status remains uncertain.

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46. Klay Thompson finished the season by setting WSU's single season scoring record with 733 points.

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47. Dwight Howard participated in the Olympics in 2008 where the national basketball team earned a gold medal.

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48. Golden State Warriors wanted McCaw and planned to match any offer that came his way for the majority of the year.

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49. Bill Russell was never the focal point of the Celtics' offense, but he did score 14,522 career points and provided effective passing.

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50. LeBron James played 40 minutes—and the Lakers needed every one to get the win.

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51. Charles Barkley helped lead the Olympic "Dream Team" to another gold medal at the 1996 Atlanta Summer Games, which gave him the chance to meet one of his idols, boxing great Muhammad Ali.

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52. In short, Brad Stevens is a strong believer in "The Butler Way"—doing all the little things that transform a group of good basketball players into a great basketball team.

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53. Chris Paul gets technical foul for not throwing ball at referee.

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54. Carmelo Anthony was awful in his revenge game against the Thunder.

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55. In short, Brad Stevens is a strong believer in "The Butler Way"—doing all the little things that transform a group of good basketball players into a great basketball team.

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56. Caroline Wozniacki's won the 2006 Wimbledon Girls' Singles title and holds two WTA titles in doubles.

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57. The Rockets and San Antonio Spurs fought to the bitter end before the Rockets held on to win Game 7 capped by Murphy's 42 points.

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58. Wilt Chamberlain played occasional matches for the IVA Seattle Smashers before the league folded in 1979.

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59. Kevin Durant can hit the market on July 2019 and has many people speculating if he will stay with the Golden State Warriors or head to a new team.

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60. Devin Booker comes off the screen and drains the 3-pointer while taking the contact.

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61. In 2015, LeBron James announced a partnership with the University of Akron to provide scholarships for as many as 2,300 children beginning in 2021.

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62. Wilt Chamberlain stayed with the Warriors as they moved out to San Francisco in 1962.

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63. The Lakers went on to win game seven in overtime, with the Kings missing numerous potentially game-saving shots and free throws.

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64. Chris Paul prepares for his return taking a few warmup shots in pregame before facing the Magic.

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65. Steve Kerr played only 47 games with the Magic, averaging 2.6 points per game.

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66. Charles Barkley has dabbled in politics and over the years has publicly considered running for Alabama governor numerous times.

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67. In 2012, Steph Curry started donating three insecticide-treated mosquito nets for every three-pointer he made to the United Nations Foundation's Nothing But Nets campaign to combat malaria.

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68. Golden State Warriors are faltering right now and he can help steer the ship in the right direction by unleashing his most powerful weapon and letting everyone play off of Curry.

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69. Carmelo Anthony played college basketball for the Syracuse Orange, winning a national championship as a freshman in 2003 while being named the NCAA Tournament's Most Outstanding Player.

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70. Carmelo Anthony had the fifth-most points among active players after Nowitzki, James, Pierce and Carter, who was No 24 in the scoring list.

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71. Charles Barkley is unafraid to tell you what he thinks about, well, anything, but especially when it comes to the NBA and the sport of basketball.

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72. Paul George is dealing with nerve issue in his left foot.

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73. On September 29, 2017, Russell Westbrook signed a five-year, $205 million contract extension with the Thunder.

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74. Scottie Pippen said one of the reasons he wants to play for Jackson is because he longs to return to the system in which they won six NBA titles together in Chicago.

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75. Russell Westbrook left Monday night's game against the New Orleans Pelicans after suffering what looked like it could have been a serious ankle injury, but the news has all been good for the Oklahoma City Thunder.

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76. Vince Carter admitted he channeled his frustrations in his personal life and Tracy McGrady leaving the Raptors before the Olympics.

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77. Joe Bryant said Wednesday that the Cubs have yet to discuss the possibility of an extension with him this spring.

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78. Stephen Curry made eight three-pointers in the game to reach 200 for the season, becoming the first player in NBA history to make 200 three-pointers in four straight seasons.

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79. Chris Webber managed to corral a rebound off a missed Tar Heel free throw.

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80. Gabrielle Union and Dwyane Wade have welcomed a new member to their family.

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81. LeBron James has first scoreless 1st quarter in 321 days.

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82. In March 1995, Michael Jordan decided to quit baseball due to the ongoing Major League Baseball strike, as he wanted to avoid becoming a potential replacement player.

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83. Derrick Rose is called a basketball player who is playing for the Chicago Bulls team in the National Basketball Association.

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84. LaMarcus Aldridge is questionable for Saturday's game against the Pelicans due to left wrist soreness, Jeff Garcia of News 4 San Antonio reports.

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85. Shaquille O'Neal established himself as an overpowering low post presence, putting up career averages of 23.7 points on.

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86. Stephen Curry says Milwaukee is "very similar" to Golden State before it started racking up NBA titles four years ago.

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87. Steve Kerr is a 5-time NBA champion, winning three championships with the Chicago Bulls and two with the San Antonio Spurs.

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88. Charles Barkley helped lead the Olympic "Dream Team" to another gold medal at the 1996 Atlanta Summer Games, which gave him the chance to meet one of his idols, boxing great Muhammad Ali.

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89. The Philadelphia Warriors won the Western Division crown that season, but lost the 1964 NBA Finals to the Boston Celtics, four games to one.

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90. Golden State Warriors forward, Draymond Green would not have made it in the 90s, says former New York Knicks guard, John Starks.

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91. Houston Rockets guard James Harden has scored 30 points or more in the last 26 games, good for the third longest streak in league history.

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92. Dwight Howard led the Magic to 52 wins, as they finished as the fourth seed in the Eastern Conference.

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93. Russell Westbrook posted his seventh successive triple-double as the Oklahoma City Thunder defeat the Orlando Magic.

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94. Michael Jordan averaged a Finals-record 41.0 ppg during the six-game series, and became the first player in NBA history to win three straight Finals MVP awards.

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95. Wilt Chamberlain has the record for the longest streak with nine games.

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96. In 2008 Joe Bryant was named Most Valuable Player and carried his team to the NBA Finals, where they lost to the Boston Celtics.

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97. Charles Barkley helped lead the Olympic "Dream Team" to another gold medal at the 1996 Atlanta Summer Games, which gave him the chance to meet one of his idols, boxing great Muhammad Ali.

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98. Kobe Bryant is the Lakers' all-time leading scorer, and his five titles are tied for the most in franchise history.

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99. On July 3, 2013, Brad Stevens was signed as the head coach for the Boston Celtics to coach in the NBA.

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100. Dwight Howard has additional 20 pounds of muscles in his body during the second campaign for NBA.

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101. In January 2010, it was announced that Stephan Marbury had signed with the Shanxi Zhongyu Brave Dragons of the Chinese Basketball Association.

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102. Brad Stevens called timeout and Butler regained the lead on its next possession, stopping the run.

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103. Kobe Bryant is tied with Michael Jordan, Kevin Garnett and Gary Payton for the most first-team selections of all time.

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104. Chris Paul looked steady from the start, dodging Aaron Gordon and zipping around Nikola Vucevic, but he was not very productive in his first rotation, which lasted five minutes.

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105. Devin Booker won the three-point contest last season in Los Angeles, recording 19 points in his first round before a bonkers 28 in the championship round.

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106. On December 2, 2004, Dirk Nowitzki scored 53 points in an overtime win against the Houston Rockets, a career best.

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107. Wilt Chamberlain faded from the limelight somewhat after the end of his professional career.

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108. On December 18, 2011, Dirk Nowitzki was named the 2011 German Sports Personality of the Year for the very first time.

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109. In short, Brad Stevens is a strong believer in "The Butler Way"—doing all the little things that transform a group of good basketball players into a great basketball team.

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110. Gary Payton hosted a radio show in early 1998 on Seattle's KUBE 93.3 station.

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111. Kobe Bryant wore 143 at the Adidas ABCD camp and chose 8 by adding those numbers.

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112. The Lakers dispatched the Chicago Bulls in the division semifinals, then breezed by San Francisco in the division finals.

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113. Michael Jordan played on two Olympic gold medal-winning American basketball teams.

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114. Wilt Chamberlain was simply one the greatest scoring machines in the history of basketball.

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115. Caroline Wozniacki was born 11th July 1990, to Piotr Wozniacki and Anna Wozniacka.

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116. Steve Kerr feels that the Warriors have a lot to improve on both sides of the ball to start winning games consistently.

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117. Vince Carter quickly became a fan favorite with a soaring offensive game that earned him the nickname "Air Canada".

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118. Michael Jordan led the NBA in scoring in 10 seasons and tied Wilt Chamberlain's record of seven consecutive scoring titles.

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119. Caroline Wozniacki started her preparation for the Australian Open at the ASB Classic in Auckland seeded as No 1 and advanced to the final before losing to Venus Williams in three sets.

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120. Kobe Bryant was just the third player in NBA history to average 40 points in a calendar month, which he has accomplished four times.

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121. Brad Stevens added Irving will be re-evaluated Thursday and there's no definitive timetable for his return.

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122. Chris Webber was named to his first All-Star team in 1997.

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123. Caroline Wozniacki's went on to defeat Svetlana Kuznetsova in the final to take her 13th career singles title and first of the year.

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124. Caroline Wozniacki entered the WTA Finals as second seed and defending champion, and was drawn in the White Group.

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125. Caroline Wozniacki won two of her three round robin matches in singles, defeating Bethanie Mattek-Sands and Tsvetana Pironkova before losing to world No 2 Petra Kvitova.

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126. The Golden State Warriors signed point guard Shaun Livingston and guard Leandro Barbosa during the offseason.

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127. Stephen Curry signs on to produce Charleston church shooting documentary.

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128. Derrick Rose was given the nickname "Pooh" by his grandmother as a child.

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129. LeBron James has moved into the top-five on the NBA's all-time scoring list.

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130. In 2007, the NBA Summer League attached its name to the event, making it the "NBA" summer league.

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131. In February 2011, the Warriors traded Brandan Wright and Dan Gadzuric for Troy Murphy and a 2011 second-round pick.

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132. Karl Malone scored 40 or more points in five games this season.

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133. Derrick Rose brings the Timberwolves back with a dominant outing in the 3rd quarter as he scored 15 points.

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134. Vince Carter has scored 683 points since he turned 40 on January 26, 2017.

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135. Draymond Green was selected with the 35th overall pick in the 2012 NBA draft by the Golden State Warriors.

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136. LeBron James opened up for the first time about a recent phone conversation he had with Kyrie Irving, revealing the two former teammates are in a good spot now.

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137. The Minneapolis Lakers had Wilt Chamberlain back and healthy, but Elgin Baylor played in only two games because of ongoing knee problems.

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138. Chris Webber had one legal problem related to his University of Michigan days.

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139. Dwight Howard has not been shy about sharing his love of basketball with young people.

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140. Brad Stevens earned three letters in basketball, three in track, and one in baseball during his days at Zionsville.

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141. On December 13, 2010, Kobe Bryant signed a two-year endorsement deal with Turkey's national airline, Turkish Airlines.

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142. Chris Webber became a starting center for the Pistons, a position that enabled him to make the best use of his assets.

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143. Draymond Green explains why the Celtics are Warriors' biggest threat.

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144. The Lakers had lost their two previous games without him, including on a heart-breaking buzzer-beating three on Thursday night in Sacramento.

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145. Michael Jordan is one of the most marketed sports figures in history.

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146. On Thursday, Dwyane Wade posted a throwback photo that shows the top of his head and his shoulders while he sits in the chair at a tattoo parlor.

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147. Russell Westbrook traced a tight circle around Adams, pulling up at the free-throw line.

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148. The Golden State Philadelphia Warriors went to their second consecutive appearance in the finals with a rematch against the Cleveland Cavaliers.

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149. The San Antonio Spurs have won five championships and six conference titles, while the Mavericks have won one championship and two conference titles.

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150. On March 7, 2017, The Los Angeles Lakers hired Rob Pelinka as the general manager, signing him to a five-year deal.

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151. Minneapolis Lakers have won 16 NBA titles and have appeared in the NBA Finals 15 other times.

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152. In 2015, Klay Thompson was dating a model named Hannah Stocking for about a year when things went awry.

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153. Russell Westbrook tries to trade shoe for slice of pizza with young fan.

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154. Caroline Wozniacki's lost to Petra Kvitova in her final round-robin match and so she failed to advance to semifinals for the first time in three appearances.

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155. At the Australian Open Caroline Wozniacki defeated Gisela Dulko and 21st seed Alona Bondarenko on her way to the round of 16, where she lost to the eventual finalist and fourth-seeded Ana Ivanovic.

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156. Shaquille O'Neal starred in a reality show called Shaq Vs which premiered on August 18, 2009, on ABC.

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157. In 2018, Chris Paul purchased a minority ownership stake in the Winston-Salem Dash, a minor league baseball team located in his hometown.

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158. Steph Curry is the Warriors' all-time free-throw leader, and has led the NBA in free throw percentage four times.

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159. Carmelo Anthony took home Player of the Week honors for March 13, 2006—March 19, 2006.

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160. Joe Bryant served as the head coach of Rizing Fukuoka of the bj league.

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161. Magic Johnson played point guard for the Lakers for 13 seasons.

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162. Caroline Wozniacki ended the season with a run at the Luxembourg Open.

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163. Draymond Green capped off a great season with an NBA championship and a triple-double in Game 6 of the NBA Finals, playing a center position role in place of Andrew Bogut.

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164. Chris Paul started but his minutes will be restricted to the "mid-20s", coach Mike D'Antoni said.

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165. Caroline Wozniacki began her Asian hard court swing at the Toray Pan Pacific Open.

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166. Paul George was select 10th overall by the Indiana Pacers, making him the highest NBA draft pick in the history of Fresno State.

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167. Kevin Durant misses chance for redemption, Warriors lose 4th in 6 games.

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168. Golden State Warriors shooting guard Klay Thompson has passed Jason Richardson for 21st place on the NBA's all-time three-pointers list with 1,609 career makes.

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169. Hakeem Olajuwon led the NBA in rebounding twice, during the 1989 and 1990 seasons.

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170. Dwight Howard has 5 kids and he loves getting involved with kids stuff.

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171. Dwyane Wade married his high school girlfriend Siohvaughn Funches in 2002.

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172. Carmelo Anthony played in the 2016 Olympic Games, his fourth straight stint in the Olympics which was a record for a US male basketball player breaking the old record of having played in three Olympiads he shared with James and Robinson.

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173. On February 19, 2008, Jason Kidd was traded to the Dallas Mavericks, the team that originally drafted him.

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174. LaMarcus Aldridge was listed as probable for Friday's game as well.

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175. Jason Kidd was named to the NBA All-Defensive First Team for the fourth time in his career.

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176. Stephen Curry should get an assist here just because of the power of his gravity.

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177. LeBron James contributed 19 points in the win, becoming the all-time leading scorer in US men's basketball history.

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178. Stephen Curry took that noble idea and elevated it beyond any reasonable expectation.

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179. Dirk Nowitzki finished his DJK career as the only Wurzburg player to have ever made the NBA.

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180. Jerry West graduated from East Bank High School in 1956, and more than 60 universities showed interest in him.

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181. Golden State Warriors is joined in the booth by former Warriors forward Tom Tolbert for home games only.

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182. In 2015, Stephen Curry wore sneakers that had Deah Shaddy Barakat's name on them.

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183. The Los Angeles Lakers defeated Boston in the first two games of the Finals, and the teams split the next four games, giving Los Angeles their second championship in three seasons.

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184. Charles Barkley spent three years playing the college basketball and earned several honours including Southeastern Conference Player of the Year in 1984 and was named All-SEC player three times.

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185. On July 23, 2018, Tony Parker signed with the Charlotte Hornets.

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186. Magic Johnson was honored as one of the 50 Greatest Players in NBA History in 1996.

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187. The younger Bob Cousy spoke French for the first 5 years of his life, and started to speak English only after entering primary school.

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188. Caroline Wozniacki was up a set when her opponent was forced to retire due to a severe heat-related illness, allowing Wozniacki to advance to her second Grand Slam final, and her first since the 2009 US Open.

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189. Steve Kerr would lead the Warriors to the 2016 NBA Finals where they would again face the Cleveland Cavaliers.

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190. Devin Booker has not played since injuring his hamstring last week against the Los Angeles Lakers.

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191. Stephen Curry married his college sweetheart, Ayesha Alexander, on July 30, 2011.

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192. In short, Brad Stevens is a strong believer in "The Butler Way"—doing all the little things that transform a group of good basketball players into a great basketball team.

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193. Paul George led the Western Athletic Conference in minutes played and came second in 3-point shooting, steals and steals per game.

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194. Hakeem Olajuwon put up one of the most productive defensive seasons by an interior player in the history of the NBA.

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195. Dwyane Wade scored 30 points during the game against Sacramento Kings on 21st January 2017.

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196. Carmelo Anthony took home Player of the Week honors for March 13, 2006—March 19, 2006.

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197. Michael Jordan has made a multi-million investment in the Friends of the Children nonprofit.

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198. Paul George seems to always have his former teammates' backs when it comes to his time in Oklahoma City and elsewhere.

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199. Chris Paul started but his minutes will be restricted to the "mid-20s", coach Mike D'Antoni said.

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200. In 2000, Isaiah Thomas was elected to the Basketball Hall of Fame in his first year of eligibility.

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201. In Denver, Carmelo Anthony was a spokesman for the Family Resource Center and helped organize a Christmas party, entitled "A Very Melo Christmas", for less well-off children.

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202. San Antonio Spurs and the Minneapolis Lakers, developed what some would classify as a rivalry in the late 1990s and early 2000s.

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203. Draymond Green locks down the defensive end in Golden State Warriors' win over New Orleans.

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204. Carmelo Anthony took home Player of the Week honors for March 13, 2006—March 19, 2006.

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205. Michael Jordan made an appearance in the music video of Michael Jackson's "Jam".

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206. Pau Gasol is out for Saturday's game against the Rockets, Jeff Garcia of News 4 San Antonio reports.

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207. Carmelo Anthony limited to two points in his return to OKC.

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208. Dwight Howard tried to go for the bank shot from about 15 feet out in the Washington Wizards' game against the Dallas Mavericks on Tuesday night.

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209. Russell Westbrook scores 32, hands out 8 for Thunder in win.

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210. For those that think Steph Curry would struggle in another organization or in another system, it's clear: He is the system.

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211. Devin Booker finishes fourth on the all-time under-21 scoring list with 2,897 points.

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212. Shaquille O'Neal was sidelined with hallux rigidus, a degenerative arthritis in his toe.

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213. Derrick Rose scored 25 points in a Friday afternoon win at Brooklyn.

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214. In short, Brad Stevens is a strong believer in "The Butler Way"—doing all the little things that transform a group of good basketball players into a great basketball team.

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215. Carmelo Anthony was second in the NBA Rookie of the Year voting, finishing runner-up to the Cavaliers rookie standout, James.

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216. LaMarcus Aldridge converted on just 5-of-13 field goal attempts in his 38 minutes, but he delivered in the rebounding and physicality departments.

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217. Dirk Nowitzki began playing for the German national basketball team in 1997.

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218. In 2007, the NBA Summer League attached its name to the event, making it the "NBA" summer league.

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219. JR Smith met Pochantas again after she traveled to England in 1616 with husband John Rolfe and son Thomas.

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220. Derrick Rose was a member of the United States men's national basketball teams that won gold medals at the 2010 and 2014 FIBA World Cup respectively.

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221. LeBron James broke out the headband for the first time in what feels like years Wednesday night against the Timberwolves.

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222. LeBron James discussed Irving's recent comments about his free agency when he acknowledged his future was up in the air.

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223. On July 6, 2017, the NBA unveiled an updated rendition of its logo; it is largely identical to the previous design, except with revised typography and a "richer" color scheme.

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224. Russell Westbrook takes particular delight in scoring over and around smaller guards on post ups.

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225. On January 29, 2015, Klay Thompson was named a reserve for the 2015 Western Conference All-Star team for the first time in his career.

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226. Tony Parker shows great patience in the paint with a pair of shot fakes that get Hawk defenders flying.

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227. In short, Brad Stevens is a strong believer in "The Butler Way"—doing all the little things that transform a group of good basketball players into a great basketball team.

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228. The Philadelphia Warriors lost free-agent guard Jarrett Jack, who departed for the Cleveland Cavaliers, and free agent power forward Carl Landry, who went to the Sacramento Kings.

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229. In Denver, Carmelo Anthony was a spokesman for the Family Resource Center and helped organize a Christmas party, entitled "A Very Melo Christmas", for less well-off children.

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230. Caroline Wozniacki began her clay court swing at the Istanbul Cup where she made the quarterfinals defeating Ekaterina Alexandrova and Sara Errani before retiring against Pauline Parmentier after splitting sets.

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231. Steve Kerr made the Suns his full-time gig in 2007, leaving TNT after being named the Suns General Manager and President of Basketball Operations.

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232. Pau Gasol will not play Saturday for San Antonio.

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233. On July 12, 2018, Dwight Howard signed with the Washington Wizards.

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234. Scott Brooks was inducted into the University of California Hall of Fame in 2001.

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235. Derrick Rose was the second leading vote getter behind Orlando Magic center Dwight Howard.

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236. Brad Stevens chose to attend academically oriented DePauw University, where he played in all 101 DePauw games, earning four varsity letters.

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237. LeBron James shares condolences for victims of Thousand Oaks shooting.

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238. The video recorded him saying that the Lakers should have traded Andrew Bynum for Jason Kidd.

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239. Joe Bryant is their Manny Machado or Bryce Harper, the transformational player capable of adding what his team lacked in 2018, the missing piece with the talent to be the biggest one.

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240. That year, Michael Jordan was the only Washington player to play in all 82 games, starting in 67 of them.

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241. On Thursday night's "Inside the NBA", Sir Charles Barkley compared that sort of popularity-contest balloting to the 2016 presidential election.

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242. Paul George led the Thunder with 26 points in just 19 minutes on Tuesday night.

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243. Allen Iverson had made it clear that he would like to stay a Sixer.

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244. In Denver, Carmelo Anthony was a spokesman for the Family Resource Center and helped organize a Christmas party, entitled "A Very Melo Christmas", for less well-off children.

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245. On Monday, Stephen Curry planned to stick with his exact routine, getting game-like shots up before.

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246. Paul George was invited to sit in the green room during the draft and was selected tenth overall by the Indiana Pacers.

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247. Minneapolis Lakers took the Pacific Division title and then embarked on one of the most impressive playoff journeys in NBA history.

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248. LeBron James makes his first to Target Center as a Laker.

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249. Dwyane Wade is out for "personal" reasons and backcourt mate Goran Dragic is questionable.

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250. On November 7, 2018, Dwyane Wade became a father for the fourth time, when he and Union welcomed the birth of their daughter who was born via surrogate.

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251. Golden State Warriors will be back from a little in-season vacation when they host the Chicago Bulls on Friday night in Oakland, Calif.

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252. In 2001, Joe Bryant had appeared in twenty NBA playoff games.

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253. Carmelo Anthony will return to Oklahoma City on Thursday night.

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254. Golden State Warriors guard Stephen Curry could be out for another couple games.

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255. Stephen Curry was the early-season MVP, and Kevin Durant was putting up his usual.

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256. Michael Jordan has accomplished nearly everything imaginable in the basketball world.

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257. Derrick Rose was a limited participant at Tuesday's practice.

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258. Jerry West led the Lakers in scoring in seven seasons, only Jordan had a higher career scoring average in the playoffs.

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259. Dwight Howard was selected to play on the Sophomore Team in the 2006 Rookie Challenge during the All-Star break.

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260. Chris Webber arrived at the Kings training camp, and began re-building his credibility.

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261. In game 4 against the Wizards, Paul George scored a playoff career-high 39 points.

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262. Devin Booker became the third-youngest player in NBA history at 19 years, 81 days old to record a 30-point game, as well as the youngest Suns player to score 30 or more points in a game.

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263. Magic Johnson left after eight months, saying that the White House had "utterly ignored" the work of the panel, and had opposed the commission's recommendations, which included universal healthcare and the expansion of Medicaid to cover all low-income people with AIDS.

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264. Caroline Wozniacki fought against Simona Halep to capture her first career slam in Melbourne.

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265. Dominique Wilkins left Atlanta as the team's all-time leading scorer with 23,292 points.

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266. Vince Carter won NBA Rookie of the Year Award after averaging 18.3 points and throwing down countless highlight-reel dunks.

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267. Shaquille O'Neal started all 33 games and averaged 14.2 points per game.

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268. Steph Curry broke his own NBA record for threes in a season, leaving the new mark at 288.

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269. On June 25, 2009, Steph Curry was selected with the seventh overall pick in the 2009 NBA draft by the Golden State Warriors.

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270. In short, Brad Stevens is a strong believer in "The Butler Way"—doing all the little things that transform a group of good basketball players into a great basketball team.

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271. The NBA is an active member of USA Basketball, which is recognized by FIBA ( known as the International Basketball Federation) as the national governing body for basketball in the United States.

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272. Steve Kerr graduated from the University of Arizona in 1988 with a Bachelor of General Studies.

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273. Russell Westbrook is widely recognized as one of the best all.

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274. Joe Bryant had checked into The Lodge and Spa at Cordillera in Eagle County in advance of undergoing knee surgery nearby.

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275. LeBron James welcomed the chance for conversation, telling Rondo he had recently had a dream in which Rondo appeared.

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276. Dwight Howard owns a farm "in north Georgia where he relaxes [with] cows, hogs, turkeys and deer", and grows vegetables on his estate.

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277. In 2007, the NBA Summer League attached its name to the event, making it the "NBA" summer league.

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278. On Sunday, Steve Kerr took the opportunity to troll Spicer, as the Warriors coach was talking about his amusing introduction before a game in Orlando.

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279. Dwyane Wade became the fourth player in NBA history to score at least 50 points while his team lost by at least 20 in a game.

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280. Jason Kidd led the entire tournament with assist-to-turnover ratio of 9.20.

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281. LeBron James missed 17 games after straining his groin against the Warriors on Christmas Day.

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282. On July 13, 2014, Carmelo Anthony re-signed with the Knicks to a reported five-year deal.

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283. Kawhi Leonard is listed as questionable for Wednesday's game against the Kings, Josh Lewenberg of TSN reports.

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284. James Harden has scored more than 1,000 points over his last 25 games.

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285. Paul Pierce played for the UnitedStates national team, he participated in the 2002 FIBA world championships.

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286. The Los Angeles Lakers earned the top pick in the 1958 NBA draft and used it to select Elgin Baylor.

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287. Paul George spearheaded the effort for the Thunder with 37 points, while Russell Westbrook notched a sixth straight triple-double with 22 points, 16 assists and 12 rebounds.

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288. LeBron James led the Lakers with 26 points, including the game-winning dunk with 15.3 seconds to play.

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289. Dwight Howard will likely spend another month on the sidelines.

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290. Draymond Green is one of the best defenders in the NBA, but if he wants the Defensive Player of the Year Award the way he expressed after Wednesday's game against the New Orleans Pelicans, he.

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291. Luke Walton says Pau Gasol picked up Lakers' triangle offense the quickest.

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292. JR Smith was limited to just six minutes during Cleveland's loss to the Detroit Pistons on Monday night.

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293. In short, Brad Stevens is a strong believer in "The Butler Way"—doing all the little things that transform a group of good basketball players into a great basketball team.

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294. Karl Malone owns three Jiffy Lube franchises in Utah, and is a part owner of Burger King franchises in Utah and Idaho.

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295. Shaquille O'Neal was looking to expand his business ventures with real-estate development projects aimed at assisting Orlando home owners facing foreclosure.

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296. In Game 6, the San Antonio Spurs were on the verge of winning their fifth NBA title.

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297. In 1984, Charles Barkley declared himself ready for the professional grind and Philadelphia 76ers picked him up as their power forward with the fifth overall selection in the 1984 NBA Draft.

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298. Carmelo Anthony will not play in Sunday's game against the Pacers, Alykhan Bijani of the Athletic reports.

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299. Dwyane Wade will miss at least another week to remain with newborn daughter.

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300. In Game 5 of the Western Conference Finals, James Harden had a forgettable finale, with a playoff-record 13 turnovers and 14 points on 2-of-11 shooting.

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301. Russell Westbrook finished with his league-leading 19th triple-double of the season.

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302. On June 28, 2012, it was reported that Dwyane Wade would miss the 2012 Summer Olympics in London because of knee surgery.

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303. Houston Rockets point guard Chris Paul is unaware about recent reports surrounding Carmelo Anthony but offered his full support to his teammate.

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304. Dwight Howard garnered a record 3.1 million votes to earn the starting berth on the Eastern Conference team for the 2009 NBA All-Star Game.

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305. Chris Webber dominating the paint might've had something to do with it.

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306. Kevin Durant has won an MVP Award and finished second in the voting three times, a trend that he has expressed frustration over.

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307. Karl Malone competed with the United States national team in the Summer Olympic Games of 1992 and 1996; in both years he won gold medals.

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308. On February 28, 2016, Brad Stevens was named the Eastern Conference Coach of the Month for February.

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309. Paul George showed his defensive skills, leading the team in steals-per-minute.

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310. Minneapolis Lakers entered the postseason as the number three seed in the Western Conference and met up with the Portland Trail Blazers for the third consecutive season.

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311. In 2007, the NBA Summer League attached its name to the event, making it the "NBA" summer league.

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312. Brad Stevens has plenty of thoughts to spare for Tyronn Lue.

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313. LeBron James makes his first visit to Target Center as a Laker.

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314. Minneapolis Lakers have 30 Hall of Famers who contributed to the organization.

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315. Brad Stevens was named as both a Hugh Durham and Jim Phelan Award finalist for the third consecutive year, losing to Mike Young and Jamie Dixon respectively.

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316. Caroline Wozniacki's is a former world No 1 in singles.

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317. Kawhi Leonard is back with the Raptors and they picked up right where they left off with him on the floor.

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318. Golden State Warriors star Stephen Curry will miss Saturday's game against the Brooklyn Nets with a leg injury, coach Steve Kerr announced Friday.

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319. Draymond Green has put renewed emphasis on not arguing with referees.

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320. Dirk Nowitzki was the leading scorer with 24.0 points per game.

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321. Russell Westbrook is one of the best players in the NBA and he is the only superstar in Oklahoma City after Kevin Durant signed with the Warriors.

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322. Kobe Bryant has played all 20 years of his career with the Los Angeles Lakers, winning five championships.

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323. Derrick Rose was a member of the US team that won the gold medal at the 2010 World Championship of Basketball.

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324. Carmelo Anthony took home Player of the Week honors for March 13, 2006—March 19, 2006.

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325. In September 2013, Shaquille O'Neal became a minority owner of the Sacramento Kings.

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326. Kevin Durant took his work to the ground level today, helping out a crew that is working on the construction of the Chase Center, the new arena being built for the Warriors in San Francisco.

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327. The Warriors made an offseason trade that sent Turiaf, Randolph and Azubuike to the New York Knicks in return for star high-scoring power forward David Lee via a sign-and-trade.

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328. At an early age, LeBron James showed a natural talent for basketball and was recruited by St Vincent-St Mary High School to join their basketball team in 1999.

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329. Blake Griffin helped guide the Pistons to a 19-point comeback victory, with.

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330. Steve Kerr returned for the 2017 NBA Finals where he led the Warriors to victory over the Cleveland Cavaliers in five games.

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331. LeBron James is to the point that his return to the court will be a game-day decision Thursday.

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