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2009-06-25 22:21:02

The New York Knicks sent veteran swingman Quentin Richardson and cash to the Memphis Grizzlies Thursday in exchange for forward Darko Milicic. Richardson, 29, averaged 10.2 points and 4.4 rebounds over 72 contests last season. He played four seasons for the Knicks after starting his career with a four-year stint with the Los Angeles Clippers and one with the Phoenix Suns. He has a career average of 11.5 points. Milicic averaged 5.5 points for the Grizzlies over 61 contests last season, his...

2009-06-25 20:29:18

The New Jersey Nets traded high-scoring guard Vince Carter to the Orlando Magic Thursday in a five-player trade on draft day. Orlando also acquired forward Ryan Anderson, while sending guards Courtney Lee and Rafer Alston and forward Tony Battie to the Nets. The deal allows New Jersey to clear nearly $18 million in salary cap space for the 2010-11 season. Carter, 32, an Orlando resident, goes back to his home state. Vince gives us a veteran, go-to scoring presence, especially at the end of...

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2009-06-25 15:30:00

The Phoenix Suns dealt 15-time all-star center Shaquille O'Neal to the Cleveland Cavaliers Thursday, hours before the 2009 NBA Draft. The Cavs sent center Ben Wallace and swingman Sasha Pavlovic, along with their second-round pick in next year's draft and cash to the Suns, and an ESPN report said they will save $10 million in salary cap space. The Cavaliers hope the deal is the final piece to getting star LeBron James at least to the NBA Finals. It is a really unique and rare opportunity to...

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2009-06-24 15:22:33

The Washington Wizards have dealt the fifth overall pick in Thursday's NBA Draft to the Minnesota Timberwolves for guard Randy Foye. They also sent forward Darius Songalia and centers Oleksiy Pecherov and Etan Thomas to the Timberwolves and obtained sharp-shooting swingman Mike Miller. The deal, the first made by David Kahn, the Wizards' new president of basketball operations, gives them four first-round picks in the draft -- No. 5, 6, 18 and 28. Also, Arizona State guard James Harden, a...

2009-06-23 20:37:50

The Washington Wizards have agreed to trade the No. 5 overall pick in Thursday's draft to the Minnesota Timberwolves, media outlets reported Tuesday. The trade, reported by Yahoo and SI.com, would also send forward Etan Thomas, center Oleksiy Pecherov and forward Darius Songaila to Minnesota in exchange for guards Randy Foye and Mike Miller. The deal would give the Timberwolves the fifth and sixth overall selections in the draft. The trade could open some salary cap space for the...

2009-06-16 13:22:51

North Carolina's Ty Lawson and Wayne Ellington are among 49 early entry players who are eligible for next week's NBA draft, the league said Tuesday. Lawson and Ellison helped the Tar Heels to the 2009 NCAA Division I basketball title. Lawson, who was a junior last season, was the ACC's player of the year after averaging 16.6 points and 6.6 assists a game. Ellison, who is also forgoing his senior season, averaged 15.8 points a game and was voted the Most Outstanding Player of the Final Four. A...

2009-06-10 17:57:24

The NBA's Sacramento Kings named Paul Westphal the team's new coach Wednesday, replacing interim Coach Kenny Natt. Westphal was executive vice president of basketball operations for the Dallas Mavericks last season. Previously, he coached at Pepperdine University, the Seattle SuperSonics and Phoenix Suns. He spent 12 seasons in the NBA as a player (1972-84), including five as an all-star, following a stellar collegiate career at the University of California. I'm really excited, Westphal said...

2009-06-09 19:08:29

Southern Cal basketball Coach Tim Floyd sent a letter of resignation Tuesday to Trojans Athletic Director Mike Garrett. The Jackson (Miss.) Clarion-Ledger reported the letter stated that while he deeply appreciated the opportunity afforded him by the university, he was quitting. I no longer feel I can offer the level of enthusiasm to my duties that is deserved by the university, my coaching staff, my players, their families, and the supporters of Southern Cal, he said in the letter. The...

2009-06-09 12:53:04

Villanova guard Scottie Reynolds removed his name from NBA draft consideration Tuesday and will return to play his senior season for the Wildcats. Reynolds declared for the draft in April and participated in NBA workouts but didn't hire an agent, which kept his NCAA eligibility intact. The best decision for me is to return to Villanova for my senior year, Reynolds said. "I'd like to thank everyone who put their time into helping me get better during these NBA workouts. I especially want to...

2009-06-05 17:46:39

Randy Smith, who once held the NBA record for consecutive games played, died Friday of an apparent heart attack, a former teammate said. He was 60. Durie Burns, who had been a teammate of Smith's at Buffalo State, told The Buffalo News he was informed of Smith's death by Smith's wife, Angela. The newspaper said Smith collapsed while exercising. Smith had no known prior major medical problems, the newspaper said. Smith played 12 seasons in the NBA, the majority of which he spent with the...


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  • A fool; a simpleton: a term of abuse common in Ireland and to a less extent in the Gaelic-speaking parts of Scotland.
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