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OKLAHOMA CITY - The Thunder's Nerlens Noel has been placed in the NBA's concussion protocol after he collided with Andrew Wiggins and hit the floor Tuesday night (Wednesday, Manila time) during Oklahoma City's game with the Minnesota ...
Jan 10, 2019
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CHICAGO - Nerlens Noel was sure he was going to hit the biggest jackpot he deserved, the kind that would require a truck with 18 wheels to carry the loot. That's why he turned down the Mavericks' four-year $70 ...
Jul 27, 2018
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CHICAGO - There is a lot to like about Dallas Mavericks center-forward Nerlens Noel. He is 6-foot-11 long, rangy and nimble at 220 pounds, and he is only 23 years young.So when he became a restricted free agent last ...
Apr 5, 2018
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NEW YORK - Dallas Mavericks center Nerlens Noel and Utah Jazz forward Thabo Sefolosha have been suspended five games for violating the NBA's anti-drug program.The league announced the suspensions on Tuesday (Wednesday, Manila time). Noel's ban will ...
Apr 4, 2018
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BOSTON - Dallas Mavericks coach Rick Carlisle says forward Nerlens Noel will have surgery for a torn ligament in his left thumb.Carlisle made the announcement Wednesday (Thursday, Manila time) before the Mavericks game with the Boston Celtics.Noel will undergo the procedure ...
Dec 7, 2017
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DALLAS - Dirk Nowitzki just wants to have fun while joining Kobe Bryant as the only players to spend 20 seasons with a single NBA franchise.For the big German, that means helping the Dallas Mavericks make the playoffs. Even better, the 13- ...
Oct 12, 2017
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JONATHAN Motley hit a layup with 4.1 seconds left to lift the Dallas Mavericks to a 106-104 win over the Milwaukee Bucks on Monday (Tuesday, Manila time).Motley scored all nine of his points in a fourth quarter that saw ...
Oct 3, 2017
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DALLAS - Dirk Nowitzki has a deal with the Dallas Mavericks that sets him up to join Kobe Bryant as the only players to spend 20 seasons with one NBA franchise.Nowitzki signed a two-year, $10 million contract Thursday (Friday, Manila time) ...
Jul 7, 2017
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DALLAS - Dirk Nowitzki decided a while back that he would play a 20th season for the Dallas Mavericks.The big German has a potential heir in Harrison Barnes, some intriguing young players with rotation potential around him and a good enough feeling ...
Apr 14, 2017
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RUSSELL Westbrook capped his 37th triple-double of the season with a pull-up jumper to complete a 14-0 finishing kick in the final four minutes as the Oklahoma City Thunder erased a 13-point deficit and stun the Dallas Mavericks, ...
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Mar 28, 2017
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DALLAS - The Dallas Mavericks made a play for the future Thursday (Friday, Manila time) by acquiring big man Nerlens Noel from the Philadelphia 76ers for Andrew Bogut, Justin Anderson and a protected first-round draft pick.Sources told The Associated Press the ...
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Feb 24, 2017
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THE NBA's longest winning streak ended at 13 as the 76ers got double-digit scores from seven players to defeat the Miami Heat, 117-109, on Saturday night (Sunday, Manila time).Robert Covington made five of six 3-pointers and finished ...
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Feb 12, 2017
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THE Sixers ended a two-game skid, downing the Sacramento Kings, 119-122, on Monday in Philadelphia (Tuesday, Manila time).Robert Covington led the way for the Sixers squad missing Joel Embiid, delivering 23 points and 10 rebounds.Embiid is out with ...
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Jan 31, 2017
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THE Philadelphia 76ers wasted a big early lead before fighting back in the endgame to beat the Milwaukee Bucks, 114-109, on Wednesday (Thursday, Manila time).The Sixers, without top scorer Joel Embiid for the second straight game due to a knee ...
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Jan 26, 2017
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NERLENS Noel led the way for a 76ers squad that was without Joel Embiid, scoring 19 in a 121-110 victory over the Los Angeles Clippers on Tuesday in Philadelphia (Wednesday, Manila time).Richaun Holmes also shone for the Sixers, delivering 18 ...
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Jan 25, 2017
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PHILADELPHIA - The 76ers are ready to dump Philadelphia for the promise of a fresh start practicing in New Jersey.But who comes along for the ride?The Sixers have pointed to the fall opening of their state-of-the art 120,000- ...
Apr 15, 2016
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PHILADELPHIA - The Washington Wizards took their foot off the gas, and it almost cost them.John Wall had 16 points, 14 assists and 13 rebounds for his fourth triple-double of the season and Washington held on for a 99-94 victory ...
Mar 18, 2016
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PHILADELPHIA - Carly Landry scored 16 points, Nerlens Noel had 13 points and 11 rebounds and the Philadelphia 76ers snapped a 13-game losing streak with a 95-89 victory over the Brooklyn Nets on Friday night (Saturday, Manila time).Ish Smith added ...
Mar 12, 2016
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PHILADELPHIA - Tim Hardaway Jr. and Mike Scott led a balanced attack with 13 points apiece and the Atlanta Hawks coasted to a 124-86 victory over the Philadelphia 76ers on Wednesday night (Thursday, Manila time).All 13 players scored and eight finished ...
Feb 4, 2016
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NEW YORK - Carmelo Anthony was sore and struggling, and would have preferred to be out of the game much earlier.Then it came time for a game-tying shot."I was going to take that," he said, "take that one regardless."He ...
Jan 19, 2016
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