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2011-03-24 08:00:00

MIAMI, March 24, 2011 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Tomorrow at American Airlines Arena, the Miami Heat join the Miami-Dade County Health Department and Test Miami to raise awareness about HIV/AIDS and reduce stigma surrounding the disease. The special MIAMI>AIDS game night is organized as part of a national partnership between NBA Cares and Greater Than AIDS, a national movement to respond to AIDS in America. "We're happy to help Greater Than AIDS reignite the discussion about the...

2011-03-08 11:00:00

SAN ANTONIO, March 8, 2011 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Tomorrow at the AT&T Center, the San Antonio Spurs join with Mayor Julian Castro, the San Antonio Metropolitan Health District, the Bexar County Department of Community Resources, and HIV210.org to get out information about HIV/AIDS and reduce stigma surrounding the disease. The special SAN ANTONIO>AIDS game night is organized as part of a national partnership between NBA Cares and Greater Than AIDS, a national movement to...

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2009-05-07 21:58:26

LeBron James scored 27 points Thursday and helped the Cleveland Cavaliers blow the game open early en route to a 105-85 victory over Atlanta. The Cavaliers remained unbeaten in the playoffs, boosting their lead over Atlanta in the Eastern Conference semifinals to 2-0 after having swept Detroit in the first round. Atlanta suffered greatly from the absence of center Al Horford, who missed the game with a sore right ankle. Horford sprained the ankle in the fifth game of Atlanta's opening-round...

2009-05-01 22:22:56

Dwyane Wade, playing through back spasms, scored 41 points Friday and sent the Miami Heat storming past Atlanta 98-72 to force a Game 7 in their playoff series. The final game of the series will be played Sunday in Atlanta, the winner earning a meeting with top-seeded Cleveland in the second round. Atlanta had won the two previous games to give itself a chance to close out the Heat, but got off to a poor start Friday and could not make a game of it in the second half. Michael Beasley added 22...

2009-04-29 22:11:44

Joe Johnson keyed a second-period run Wednesday and Atlanta seized control of its first-round playoff series by storming past Miami 106-91. The Hawks took a 3-2 lead in the series and can close out the Heat when Miami hosts the sixth game Friday. Miami received a shock late in the first quarter when superstar Dwyane Wade fell to the floor and hit his head hard on the court. Wade returned in the second period and eventually played 39 minutes, scoring 29 points. Atlanta used a 14-2 run in the...

2009-04-25 20:52:46

Dwyane Wade scored 29 points with seven rebounds and eight assists Saturday, keying the Miami Heat's 107-78 rout of the Atlanta Hawks. The Heat will carry a 2-1 advantage into Game 4 of the Eastern Conference quarterfinal at home Monday. Miami led 22-12 after the first period, and while Atlanta missed 17 of its first 19 shots, the lead swelled 50-29 at the half. The Heat ended the first half on a 25-6 scoring spurt and the Hawks faced a double digit deficit the entire second half. Jermaine...

2009-04-19 22:10:55

Josh Smith scored 23 points for Atlanta Sunday in a 90-64 blitz of the Miami Heat, opening their Eastern Conference quarterfinal series. Joe Johnson contributed 15 points, Al Horford 13 and Mike Bibby, Marvin Williams and Zaza Pachulia 10 each for the Hawks. Miami star Dwyane Wade had 19 points but also committed eight turnovers. Michael Beasley had 10 points and 10 rebounds for the Heat. Game 2 is scheduled for Wednesday in Atlanta.

2009-04-10 21:21:33

Josh Smith scored 30 points Friday and the Atlanta Hawks tuned up for the playoffs by holding off an Indiana charge and downing the Pacers 122-118. Indiana's loss eliminated the Pacers from post-season contention. Atlanta built an 11-point lead with 3:49 to play and survived down the stretch after Indiana cut its deficit to just three with 21 seconds left. After Al Horford's free throw boosted the Hawks' advantage back to four points, Indiana missed a 3-point try and turned the ball over...

2009-04-07 21:07:16

Joe Johnson and Josh Smith each scored 25 points Tuesday, pacing the Atlanta Hawks to a 118-110 win over the Toronto Raptors. It was Atlanta's first road victory since March 2 at Washington and improved the Hawks' fourth-place standing in the Eastern Conference. Maurice Evans added 17 points, Al Horford 15 points and 12 rebounds, and Mike Bibby 13 points and 10 assists for Atlanta. Chris Bosh had 21 points and 10 rebounds for the Raptors. Shawn Marion added 18 points, and Jose Calderon had 16...


Word of the Day
toccata
  • In music, a work for a keyboard-instrument, like the pianoforte or organ, originally intended to utilize and display varieties of touch: but the term has been extended so as to include many irregular works, similar to the prelude, the fantasia, and the improvisation.
This word is Italian in origin, coming from the feminine past participle of 'toccare,' to touch.
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