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Young exist Game 2 with sprained ankle

News: Pacers forward Sam Young left Friday’s Game 2 of the Eastern Conference Finals against the Heat with a sprained left ankle. Young left the game in the third quarter and did not return. He finished with one point and two rebounds in a 97-93 win. Analysis: Young may have been held out as a precaution, […]

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Gray to remain in Toronto

News: Heat guard Mario Chalmers, who left Game 1 of the Eastern Conference Finals with a shoulder injury, returned to action in Game 2 Friday against the Pacers. Chalmers scored six points on 2 of 6 shooting and dished out five assists in a 97-93 defeat. Analysis: Chalmers seemed shaken up during a few sequences […]

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Landry torn on opt-out decision

News: Warriors forward Carl Landry would like to return to Golden State, but he has an opt-out clause for next season’s $4 million contract. He has yet to choose whether to do so, and he told the Contra Costa TimesWednesday that it is the hardest decision he has faced in his career. “The Warriors are […]

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Prigioni wants to stay in NBA

News: Knicks guard Pablo Prigioni becomes a free agent after his rookie season, and he reportedly wants to stay in the NBA rather than return to the Spanish League. It might just depend on what his wife says, according to the New York Post. Prigioni is set to become a free agent July 1, and […]

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Villanueva picks up fifth-year option

News: Predictably, Pistons forward Charlie Villanueva picked up his option for the 2013-14 season, a deal that will pay him $8.5 million. Villanueva is entering the final year of a five-year, $37.7 million contract. Analysis: Villanueva appeared in 69 games this season, averaging a career-low 6.8 points and 3.5 rebounds per game. With the Pistons continuing […]

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Stoudemire might not start next year

News: According to his agent, Knicks forward Amar’e Stoudemire was not happy with how the season ended, as he was barely able to contribute in the team’s six-game loss to the Pacers in the Eastern Conference Semifinals. “You know Amar’e, he’s going to work as hard as he can during the offseason,” Happy Walters, Stoudemire’s […]

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Howard might sign with Rockets

News: With the Lakers hoping for a swift decision from Dwight Howard on his free agency this summer, the All-Star center has given no indication he will rush the process and has privately indicated he plans to give strong consideration to multiple teams, league sources told CBSSports.com NBA Insider Ken Berger. Though Howard is adamant […]

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West limited in practice

News: The Pacers official team website reports Monday that forward David West was limited in practice due to a strained right calf. The report said when asked if it would be an issue, West said “Nah.” The Pacers play at the Heat in Game 1 of the Eastern Conference Finals on Wednesday. Analysis: West did not […]

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Anthony to have shoulder checked

News: Knicks forward Carmelo Anthony first injured his left shoulder in Game 5 of the first-round series against the Celtics, and after that, repeatedly seemed to have issues with it. On Sunday, a Knicks official told reporters that Anthony is going to have his shoulder examined by a doctor. The club is hopeful that Anthony’s injury […]

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Wade ready for Pacers

News: The South Florida Sun-Sentinel reports good news from Heat practice Sunday for guard Dwyane Wade. His hobbled knee limited him in the first-round series against the Bucks, and he aggravated it in Game 4 vs. the Bulls, but then returned to help close out the Bulls in Games 4 and 5. Going forward, it’s […]

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