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Jabari Parker #1 of the Duke Blue Devils is congratulated by Rodney Hood #5 and Amile Jefferson #21 after scoring against the Georgia Tech Yellow Jackets. (credit: Scott Cunningham/Getty Images)

Keidel: NBA Needs To Raise Age Restriction

The player, college, and NBA have suffered greatly in quality of play and players. And for every Kobe Bryant and Kevin Garnett there has been a conga line of lost causes, teens who toiled in Europe or Asia or worse once their hoop dreams melted into memory.

03/07/2014

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Sports Teams Take Stand Against LGBT Bullying, Face Backlash

Professional sports teams across the country are joining millions of people by going purple for Spirit Day, but the message isn’t being well received by some.

10/17/2013

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Barry: PED’s Wouldn’t Be That Helpful In Basketball

Basketball Hall of Famer Rick Barry talked about PED use in pro sports with Starkey, Miller and Mueller.

93-7 The Fan–08/12/2013

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2013 NBA Draft Top 5 Sleeper Picks

Thursday marks the day of this year’s NBA draft, where 60 young men will get drafted to play in the NBA. While everyone knows about the big names out there, such as Nerlens Noel, Alex Len, Otto Porter, and Victor Oladipo, there are numerous guys being projected as second round picks that could end up having some of the more noteworthy careers from this draft class.

06/27/2013

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McKeesport’s Zeke Marshall Ready For NBA Draft

Tomorrow is the NBA Draft and a prospect with local connections is looking forward to seeing where his career will take him next.

93-7 The Fan–06/26/2013

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2013 NBA Mock Draft

The 2013 NBA Draft kicks off tomorrow and here is our list of potential picks, what each teams weaknesses are and what voids need to be filled.

06/26/2013

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Top 5 Biggest NBA Draft Busts Of All Time

With the NBA Draft just around the corner, let’s take a look at the Top 5 biggest draft busts of all time.

06/25/2013

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Cavs Analyst Breaks Down Cleveland’s View Of LeBron James

Cavs Pre/Post game Host Jeff Phelps joined The Fan Morning Show to discuss the feelings of Cleveland fans after LeBron James wins his second NBA title since leaving the Cavs.

93-7 The Fan–06/21/2013

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LeBron Leads Heat To Game 6 OT Win

LeBron James led a title-saving charge, and now his crown will be on the line one more time in Game 7.

06/19/2013

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Back To The Future: Jason Kidd Introduced As New Head Coach Of Brooklyn Nets

Kidd was introduced on Thursday as the new coach of the Brooklyn Nets, less than 24 hours after he was hired by the franchise that he led to its greatest NBA success.

06/14/2013

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Jason Kidd Set To Be Introduced As Brooklyn Nets Head Coach

Hello, Brooklyn. The Nets will introduce Kidd as their new head coach on Thursday at a 2 p.m. press conference at Barclays Center.

06/13/2013

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Brian Shaw In Mix, But Jason Kidd Owns Buzz In Nets’ Coaching Decision

Kidd met with general manager Billy King on Monday and Shaw is expected to meet with the team Wednesday.

06/12/2013

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Report: Interest ‘Mutual’ Between Jason Kidd, Brooklyn Nets

Brooklyn’s coaching search is “strongly pointing toward” Kidd after his meeting with team brass, the Post reported, adding that he’s “viewed as the leading candidate for the job.”

06/11/2013

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Report: NBA To Sell Ads On Court, Backboards

The NBA will join the NHL, as well as MLB, and have advertising on the court during the 2013-14 season.

06/10/2013

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Jason Kidd Plans To Meet With Nets About Coaching Vacancy

Kidd is interested in Brooklyn’ coaching position and plans to talk to the team this week, a person familiar with the situation told The Associated Press on Sunday.

06/10/2013

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