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Free agent Orlando Magic forward Hedo Turkoglu found a new home Friday by agreeing to a five-year, $50 million contract with the Portland Trailblazers. The 30-year-old, 6-foot-10 inch Turkoglu averaged 16.8 points, 5.3 rebounds and 4.9 assists in 77 games last season while helping Orlando qualify for its second ever trip to the NBA Finals, where the Magic lost in five games to the Los Angeles Lakers. He became expendable June 25, when the Magic acquired forward Vince Carter from the New...
LeBron James, who led the Cleveland Cavaliers to a league-best 66 regular-season victories this season, has been selected the NBA's most valuable player. James, at a Monday news conference at his alma mater St. Vincent-St.
New Jersey's Devin Harris and New Orleans' David West were selected the NBA players of the week, the league said Monday.
The NBA trade deadline came and went Thursday without any of the league's major names changing teams. Speculation had increased during the past week that both Amare Stoudemire and Shaquille O'Neal of the Phoenix Suns would be traded.
Tony Parker scored 25 points Saturday, boosting the San Antonio Spurs to a 106-93 victory over the New Orleans Hornets. Manu Ginobili added 22 points and Michael Finley 20 for the Spurs, who have won eight of nine home games against the Hornets.
NEW YORK (Reuters) - Carmelo Anthony agreed to a five-year contract extension worth approximately $80-million with the Denver Nuggets on Saturday, the first day of free agency in the National Basketball Association.
NEW YORK (Reuters) - Avery Johnson of the Dallas Mavericks was named NBA coach of the year on Tuesday, in his first full season in charge.
NEW YORK (Reuters) - Shaquille O'Neal scored 30 points on his first start since coming back from injury and Pat Riley enjoyed a winning return as Miami Heat coach in a 100-97 road win over the Chicago Bulls on Tuesday.
NEW YORK (Reuters) - Atlanta Hawks forward Josh Smith has been suspended two games for throwing an elbow at the head of Phoenix Suns guard Raja Bell, the NBA announced Tuesday.
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