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RECORD-SETTING HEAT SCORCH BULLS

The Miami Heat were on fire on Tuesday, connecting on a club record 67.5 percent of their shots in a 129-111 NBA victory over the Chicago Bulls. The Heat’s shooting percentage was not only the best in franchise history, it was the best in the NBA this season. Miami centre …

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TIMBERWOLVES AGREE MARTIN EXIT

The Minnesota Timberwolves reached a buyout agreement with Kevin Martin on Tuesday, cutting ties with the experienced guard and leaving him available to sign with a potential playoff team. Martin had until midnight Eastern Time on Tuesday to agree an exit deal or miss out on a chance to play …

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HISTORY ON ROCKETS’ SIDE, ALL NOT LOST

Through two-thirds of the NBA season, the Trailblazers stay clear as the most surprising team in the league. In one off-season, the 1977 Champions lost four members of the starting line-up that beat the Houston Rockets thanks to a major clutch shot from Damian Lillard to progress to the Western …

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GAMES SERVED MARSHALLS WELL

Warm up games for the 2016 Universities, Polytechnics and Colleges (UPAC) Basketball Championship were completed over the weekend at the University of Ghana with Wisconsin and Central University Colleges winning their respective games. In the last game of the day, Marshalls University College beat Zenith University College 25-20 and the …

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BENTIL ON COURSE FOR SPOT IN NBA

Ben Bentil’s improved jumper in the 2015-2016 season for Providence University men’s basketball team has him in the running for a second round fixture in the 2016 NBA mock draft. The mock Draft is among others a projection of how teams in the NBA are goint to select players eleigible …

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JAMES RETURNS, CAVS HOLD OFF PACERS

A little rest did LeBron James a world of good, as the Cleveland star came back from a night off to score 33 points in the Cavaliers’ 100-96 NBA victory over the Indiana Pacers on Monday. James, who sat out a blowout loss to the Washington Wizards on Sunday, added …

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LOWRY, CURRY NAMED PLAYERS OF THE WEEK

The Toronto Raptors’ Kyle Lowry and the Golden State Warriors’ Stephen Curry on Monday were named NBA Eastern and Western Conference Players of the Week, respectively, for games played from February 22-28. Lowry led the Raptors to a 3-1 week (3-0 in games in which he appeared) behind averages of …

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FIBA SEEK OTHERS IN EUROLEAGUE

Mohamed Abdelmotaleb the member FIBA Competitions Commission had stated that the FIBA is studying possibility to enable non-European Mediterranean clubs in Euroleague and high possibility to approve such move. Abdelmotaleb stated to Egyptian newspaper last week that this is not a new move and in 60’s and 70’s some Egyptian …

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ZENITH UNPERTURBED FOLLOWING LOSS

Zenith University College basketball team is not worried despite giving up a massive lead to lose 20-25 to Marshalls University College in a warm up game for the 2016 Universities, Polytechnics and Colleges (UPAC) Basketball Championship according to Forward Ekow Abaidor. The third edition of the championship, headlined by premier …

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GIMPA TO QUALIFY OUT OF GROUP STAGE

Ghana Institute of Management and Public Administration’s (GIMPA) Forward Kwame Boamah Djan strongly believes his side will make it out of its’ group in the Universities, Polytechnics and Colleges (UPAC) Basketball Championship which takes place between March 5 and April 16. GIMPA plays Ho Polytechnic, Ghana Technology University College (Accra) …

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