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AP Source: Grizzlies offer coaching job to David Fizdale

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The Memphis Grizzlies are ready to make another assistant coach a first-time NBA head coach after offering their job to Miami Heat assistant David Fizdale, according to a person familiar with the negotiations....

Warriors could join list of teams that flopped in playoffs

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Despite finishing the regular season with a record-breaking 73 wins, the Golden State Warriors find themselves one game away from playoff elimination. Down 3-1 against the Oklahoma City Thunder in the Western Conference finals after a 118-94 road loss Tuesday night, the defending NBA champions will have to win three straight games to advance. Golden State would join a list of dominant regular season teams that were eliminated without reaching the finals. Teams like the undefeated 2007 Patriots, who lost after advancing to the Super Bowl, were not included....

Warriors facing long odds down 3-1, but it has been done

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MIAMI (AP) -- Here's good news for Golden State: It's not over....

Craig Sager to receive Jimmy V Perseverance Award at ESPYS

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Craig Sager keeps a copy of Jim Valvano's 1993 ESPYS speech on his phone. He would play it back sometimes during those long days in the hospital receiving treatment for leukemia....

Ex-NBA player Kermit Washington arrested in Los Angeles
LOS ANGELES (AP) -- Kermit Washington, a former NBA player who notoriously gave a bone-breaking face punch to the Houston Rockets' Rudy Tomjanovich during a 1977 Lakers game, has been arrested by federal agents....

Cavaliers lose series lead, invincible aura to Raptors
INDEPENDENCE, Ohio (AP) -- Upon their return from Canada, the Cavaliers had nothing to declare at U.S. Customs....

ON BASKETBALL: Green's history may have helped him

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MIAMI (AP) -- Draymond Green has a history, and in this case it seems to have been helpful....