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2014-03-07 12:24:56

Ambassadors Kevin Love, Pau Gasol, David Lee and other NBA stars lead Hoops for St. JudeTM Week, March 7-13 MEMPHIS, Tenn., March 7, 2014 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Regardless the final scores of all NBA games played during Hoops for St. Jude Week(TM) March 7-13, the winners will be the kids at St. Jude Children's Research Hospital(®). Every matchup will help the hospital raise awareness and increase support to fight childhood cancer and other deadly diseases....

2011-03-24 11:48:00

LOS ANGELES, March 24, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- Direct Relief International, one of the world's leading medical relief organizations, today announced that twenty players from the National Basketball Association (NBA) have committed to supporting the organization in their effort to help the people of Japan recover from the devastating earthquake and tsunami of March 11, 2011. Many of the players are donating $1,000.00 for every point they score in their respective games occurring March...

2011-03-03 12:00:00

Hoops Ambassadors Gasol, Wade, Howard, Love, Blake, Gay, Lee and Coach Karl Recruit Fans to Get in the Game to Support St. Jude MEMPHIS, Tenn., March 3, 2011 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- The NBA and St. Jude Children's Research Hospital® are gearing up to score big in the fight against childhood cancer during Hoops for St. Jude Week, which tips off on March 4 and continues through March 11. The NBA, St. Jude, national sports media and league stars will recruit fans to...

2011-01-10 10:07:00

Dwyane Wade, Dwight Howard and David Lee team up with returning ambassadors Kevin Love, Pau Gasol, Rudy Gay, Steve Blake and Coach George Karl to support St. Jude MEMPHIS, Tenn., Jan. 10, 2011 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- NBA stars Dwyane Wade, Dwight Howard and David Lee are teaming up with other top players around the league for the annual Hoops for St. Jude fundraising campaign benefiting St. Jude Children's Research Hospital®. Returning ambassadors Pau Gasol, Rudy Gay,...

2010-03-01 12:00:00

NBA Coach George Karl uses his own battle against cancer to help the kids of St. Jude MEMPHIS, Tenn., March 1 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- In recognition of Hoops for St. Jude, a season-long fundraising program benefiting St. Jude Children's Research Hospital®, the National Basketball Association is celebrating Hoops for St. Jude Week. From March 1-7, league players, coaches and basketball fans will help raise awareness and funds for St. Jude, one of the world's premier...

2009-09-10 13:10:08

Veteran guard Allen Iverson, introduced as the newest member of the Memphis Grizzlies Thursday, said he's out to prove his detractors wrong. The 34-year-old guard said he was hurt by newspaper articles suggesting his best years are behind him. This year for me, it's personal. It's going to be like my rookie season all over again, Iverson said. It hurts. I read the papers. I listen to some of the things people say ... about my struggles last season, saying I lost a step. They (are) trying to...

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2009-09-09 14:00:04

Veteran point guard Allen Iverson confirmed Wednesday in a message on Twitter that he has joined the Memphis Grizzlies. Neither Iverson nor the Grizzlies disclosed details, but ESPN reported the 13-year veteran received a one-year deal worth $3.5 million. The Commercial Appeal first reported Iverson's signing Tuesday and said his contract is filled with incentives. The nine-time NBA All-Star earned nearly $21 million while playing for Detroit and Denver last season. I think Allen Iverson is...

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2009-07-29 13:30:00

The 18-year-old man suspected of shooting Memphis Grizzlies guard Antonio Burks was convicted of voluntary manslaughter in 2006, a court spokesman says. Barry Mitchell said after being sent to reform school for shooting Fidal King, 29, Darquan Lynneral Swift was released in February 2008 and later faced gun and marijuana possession charges in Criminal Court, the Memphis Commercial Appeal said Wednesday. Mitchell said Swift also was accused of stealing a car in 2005 and faced an aggravated...


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  • The ragged surface of a lava-flow.
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