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Ex-Wildcat Derrick Williams traded to Kings

MINNEAPOLIS — The Timberwolves' five starters have logged more minutes than any other starting group in the NBA this year, in part because former No. 2 overall draft pick Derrick Williams couldn't gain the trust of coach Rick Adelman.

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NBA playoffs: Grizzlies 88, Thunder 84: Grizzles in 1st West finals

NBA playoffs: Grizzlies 88, Thunder 84: Grizzles in 1st West finals

Grizzlies forward Tayshaun Prince gets some defensive help to double-team Thunder forward Kevin Durant.

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NBA playoffs: Grizzlies 88, Thunder 84: Grizzles in 1st West finals

NBA playoffs: Grizzlies 88, Thunder 84: Grizzles in 1st West finals

OKLAHOMA CITY - With their trademark grit-and-grind mentality, the Memphis Grizzlies are making history for a franchise with little prior postseason success.

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NBA playoffs: Grizzlies 87, Thunder 81: Grizzlies grit, grind OKC

NBA playoffs: Grizzlies 87, Thunder 81: Grizzlies grit, grind OKC

Memphis Grizzlies' Marc Gasol splits Oklahoma defenders DeAndre Liggins, left, and Serge Ibaka in the first half. Gasol scored 20 points and hit two free throws with 1:03 left to put Memphis ahead for good.

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NBA playoffs: Grizzlies 87, Thunder 81: Grizzlies grit, grind OKC

NBA playoffs: Grizzlies 87, Thunder 81: Grizzlies grit, grind OKC

MEMPHIS, Tenn. - The Memphis Grizzlies call it grit and grind, and it got them through another ugly game.

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NBA: Pacers rough up Heat again

NBA: Pacers rough up Heat again

David West, who scored 30 points in the Pacers' win, shoots over Miami's Dwyane Wade on Friday. "He has a way of giving us contagious confidence," said Indiana coach Frank Vogel.

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NBA: Pacers rough up Heat again

NBA: Pacers rough up Heat again

INDIANAPOLIS - The Indiana Pacers proved one thing Friday night: Beating Miami last month was no fluke.

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NBA: Washington finally showing a pulse, takes down Bulls by 13

NBA: Washington finally showing a pulse, takes down Bulls by 13

WASHINGTON - For the first 32 games of the season, the Washington Wizards were a sorry bunch - winning only four times.

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Dominicans no match

Dominicans no match

Kobe Bryant (10) and LeBron James started for Team USA, but each played fewer than 18 minutes, and the two combined for 11 points.

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Dominicans no match

Dominicans no match

Kobe Bryant takes a three-point shot in an exhibition game against the Dominican Republic. Bryant was 0 for 3 on three-point attempts.

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Dominicans no match

Dominicans no match

LAS VEGAS - New role, same old result for Kevin Durant.

July 13, 2012 12:00 am Photos

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NBA Finals opponents must 'get over it'

LAS VEGAS - Kevin Durant can't hide from the hurt this summer.

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LeBron adds a title, MVP to his résumé

LeBron adds a title, MVP to his résumé

NBA legend Bill Russell presents LeBron James with the MVP award. James scored 26 points, grabbed 11 rebounds and had 13 assists Thursday night.

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LeBron adds a title, MVP to his résumé

LeBron adds a title, MVP to his résumé

MIAMI - Best player in the game. Best team in the league.

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For Miami, hurts so good

For Miami, hurts so good

Miami's Shane Battier, right, gets physical with Kevin Durant as the Oklahoma City star shoots in the first half. Durant and the Thunder need a miracle now. No team in 30 tries has rallied to win from a 3-1 deficit in the finals.

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For Miami, hurts so good

For Miami, hurts so good

MIAMI - LeBron James could hardly stand. Good thing all he needed to do was shoot.

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Thunder puzzled by recent slow starts

Thunder puzzled by recent slow starts

MIAMI - Oklahoma City guard James Harden could only compliment the reporters for asking the questions.

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Lightning finish by Durant leaves series deadlocked

Lightning finish by Durant leaves series deadlocked

OKLAHOMA CITY - When Lil Wayne turned down Kevin Durant's invitation to watch the Oklahoma City Thunder in Game 4 of the Western Conference finals, he missed quite a show by the three-time scoring champion.

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Thunder back to 'who we are'

Thunder back to 'who we are'

Thunder power forward Serge Ibaka throws two of his 14 points down with authority in the first half.

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NBA: Thunder back to 'who we are'

NBA: Thunder back to 'who we are'

OKLAHOMA CITY - The streak is over. The series may only be beginning.

June 01, 2012 12:00 am Photos

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