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2008-11-19 00:52:14

Anthony Morrow nailed three free throws in the final seconds Tuesday, securing a 111-106 Golden State victory over Portland. Morrow finished with 25 points for the Warriors, while Stephen Jackson and Corey Maggette added 20 apiece. Golden State has won straight for the first time this season. Greg Oden and Brandon Roy both scored 22 points for the Trail Blazers, who have lost two of three. It was a career high for Oden, who also had 10 rebounds. The Blazers had taken a 27-24 lead in the first...

2006-08-30 22:44:03

LOS ANGELES (Reuters) - Don Nelson was unveiled as new head coach of the Golden State Warriors in Oakland on Wednesday, returning to a team that has not made the playoffs since he left 12 years ago. The 66-year-old Nelson, second-winningest coach in NBA history, replaces Mike Montgomery, who was fired on Tuesday after back-to-back 34-48 seasons. "I've always had a special place in my heart for this organization," Nelson told a news conference. "I'm really excited about this...

2006-06-03 19:11:06

NEW YORK (Reuters) - Eric Musselman was introduced as the new head coach of the Sacramento Kings on Saturday, with the National Basketball Association team not specifying the terms of his contract. Musselman, 41, spent the past two seasons as an assistant coach with the Memphis Grizzlies and was the head coach of the Golden State Warriors for two seasons from 2002. "I'm extremely excited and thankful for this opportunity," Musselman told reporters. "The Sacramento Kings is an...

2006-03-11 23:49:08

NEW YORK (Reuters) - Gilbert Arenas scored 34 points as the Washington Wizards beat the Detroit Pistons for the second time this season with a 110-92 victory in National Basketball Association play Saturday in Washington. Caron Butler added 30 points for the Wizards, who snapped a two-game winning streak and won for just the second time in their past seven games. Washington (31-30) and Utah are the only teams to beat the Pistons twice this season, with the Wizards the only Eastern...

2006-03-08 01:21:24

NEW YORK (Reuters) - Houston's Yao Ming scored 30 points and hauled down 13 rebounds to help the Rockets overcome the absence of Tracy McGrady and defeat the Timberwolves 93-87 in National Basketball Association play in Minneapolis on Tuesday. McGrady was sidelined once again with back problems, but Yao continued his recent strong offensive production to help Houston to its third straight victory. Yao has now scored at least 20 points in eight consecutive games, giving the Rockets...

2006-03-05 22:56:50

NEW YORK (Reuters) - Boris Diaw picked up his second career triple double as the Phoneix Suns won their 10th straight with a 115-107 victory over Dallas on Sunday. The win equaled a season-high streak for the Suns, while Dallas saw their franchise-record 16 home game winning streak come to an end. Diaw notched 24 points, 10 rebounds and 10 assists, while Leandro Barbosa chipped in with 20 points for Phoenix, which shot 54 percent from the floor and made 10 of 22 from 3-point land....

2006-02-12 00:34:42

NEW YORK (Reuters) - Jason Richardson scored 31 points to help the Golden State Warriors overcome the loss of Baron Davis and beat the Cleveland Cavaliers 99-91 in National Basketball Association play on Saturday. Davis sprained his right ankle and left the game late in the first quarter. He failed to return but the Warriors managed enough balanced scoring without him to snap a seven-game road losing streak. Golden State were also without their third leading scorer, Troy Murphy, who...

2006-02-10 23:54:15

NEW YORK (Reuters) - Gilbert Arenas had 32 points, 10 assists and eight rebounds to help the Washington Wizards beat the Cleveland Cavaliers 101-89 in National Basketball Association play on Friday. Arenas also added a career-best three blocked shots hours after NBA Commissioner David Stern named him to replace Indiana's Jermaine O'Neal in the All-Star Game. It was the 23rd 30-point game for Arenas this season. He is fourth in the league in scoring but was only named an All-Star...

2006-02-09 00:46:08

NEW YORK (Reuters) - A strong fourth quarter by Tayshaun Prince revitalized the Detroit Pistons and helped the league leaders overcome the Los Angeles Clippers 97-87 in Auburn Hills on Wednesday. Prince scored 11 of his 22 points in the final quarter to help the Pistons snap their first two-game losing streak of the season. "Our energy level has been down," Prince told reporters after the game. "That's why I knew the fourth quarter was the time to get aggressive." Rasheed Wallace...

2006-02-03 06:18:08

NEW YORK (Reuters) - The Miami Heat notched their fourth straight win on Thursday, crushing the Cleveland Cavaliers 101-73. Dwyane Wade had 24 points and Shaquille O'Neal chipped in with 21 as the Heat improved to a season-best 11 games over .500 at 29-18. The Heat had a pair of impressive runs - 22-0 in the first half and 19-1 in the second half - to snap Cleveland's seven-game winning streak. It was the biggest loss for the Cavs this season. "It looks like we're on our way,"...


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omadhaun
  • A fool; a simpleton: a term of abuse common in Ireland and to a less extent in the Gaelic-speaking parts of Scotland.
This word is partly Irish in origin.