Francis Andrew Niño

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Cavaliers Putting Themselves in Prime Position Ahead of 2015 NBA Playoffs

Link to Media<p>CLEVELAND — LeBron James has viewed this season, his first back in Ohio after four instructive and productive seasons away, as a mentoring exercise as much as a playing one. He's tutored and tested his teammates, trying to let them know, well, what time it is.<p>Quite literally, on …

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Sunday NBA Roundup: Chaotic Eastern Conference Race Tightening by the Second

Link to Media<p>The last time Paul George played in a regular-season NBA game, his Indiana Pacers were the Eastern Conference's No. 1 seed, a full 19 games clear of the ninth spot.<p>He returned on Sunday to a far more complicated scenario.<p>Seeing his first action since breaking his leg in a USA …

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Assembling Cleveland Cavaliers' Ideal Playoff Rotation

Link to Media<p>With the Cleveland Cavaliers returning to the playoffs for the first time since 2010, head coach David Blatt will be getting his initial taste of the NBA postseason.<p>Among the many responsibilities for Blatt include his establishment of a reliable, consistent rotation. His player …

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NBA Standings 2015: Updated Playoff Picture, Bracket Heading into Final Games

Link to Media<p>It feels like just weeks ago that the New York Knicks beat the Cleveland Cavaliers in LeBron James' homecoming game. My, how things have changed since then.<p>The 2014-15 regular season wraps up in a week-and-a-half, with the final games played on April 15. That doesn't leave the teams …

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J.R. Smith Sets Odd Record as Part of 3-Point Barrage

Link to Media<p>Cleveland Cavaliers guard J.R. Smith set an unusual NBA record during Sunday's 99-94 win over the Chicago Bulls, becoming the first player in league history to attempt 17 or more field goals without a single shot from two-point range or the charity stripe, per NBA.com/Stats.<p>Smith took …

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Westbrook Joins Exclusive Company with 3rd 40-Point Triple-Double of Season

Link to Media<p>Oklahoma City Thunder guard Russell Westbrook had 40 points, 11 rebounds and 13 assists in Sunday's 115-112 loss to the Houston Rockets, making him just the third player in NBA history to record three triple-doubles that included 40-plus points in a single season, per NBA.com/stats.<p>The …

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#TheDanceNeverEnds for @wsumenshoops' own @klaythompson of the @warriors! NBA players reminisce on their college experience and how it prepared them for the NBA game: NBA.com/TheDanceNeverEnds

The @washwizards join President Obama for #NBAFit Clinic at The White House #EasterEggRoll! #GimmeFive