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Josef Centeno’s Recipe for Chicken and Pea Enchiladas

With a filling of shredded chicken, tender peas, fresh mint and queso fresco, this recipe from L.A. chef Josef Centeno is a far cry from the heavily sauced, cheese-smothered enchiladas you might expect. Light yet satisfying, it’s an ideal early-spring meal<p>FOR TEXAS-BORN chef Josef Centeno, the …

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Emmanuel Mudiay has big goals for Nuggets

<i>Here’s the Denver Post reporting on talented Nuggets rookie guard Emmanuel Mudiay, who appears to have big potential and will be one of the rookies</i> …

Join us in wishing @warriors Head Coach & 6x Champ STEVE KERR a HAPPY 50th BIRTHDAY! #nbabday

A prove-it year for Rajon Rondo

<b>A prove-it year for Rajon Rondo</b><p><i>Here’s the Boston Herald discussing former Celtics point guard Rajon Rondo, who now finds himself on the the</i> …

Anthony Bennett signs with the Raptors, per report

The former number one pick has found his third team in three years.<p>Anthony Bennett has returned to his home country, signing with the Toronto Raptors after clearing waivers last week and passing a physical exam, according to Shams Charania of Yahoo Sports. Bennett has signed a one-year veteran …

Camp chronicles: Versatile Johnson makes early impression

WALTHAM, Mass. -- When the Boston Celtics made Amir Johnson their early free-agent splurge, the move was met with raised eyebrows and maybe even some …

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Nike Shows Off LeBron 13s Ahead of October Release

The long wait for the LeBron 13s is almost over, and Nike has helped sneakerheads get through the final days by releasing pictures of the shoes Sunday.<p>Glimpses of the kicks had previously emerged here and there, but we finally have some great looks at the latest signature shoe.<p>The LeBron 13 Written …

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Doc Rivers Says He Would Be Down to Play Mark Cuban 1-on-1 or Have a Cage Match

Dallas Mavericks owner Mark Cuban and Los Angeles Clippers coach Doc Rivers do <i>not</i> like each other.<p>The two clashed over the DeAndre Jordan saga this summer, and the rivalry is still boiling on both sides. Earlier in the week, Cuban told Colin Cowherd on Fox Sports Radio that Rivers’ “professional …

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Oklahoma City Thunder Unveil Alternate Sunset-Colored Uniforms for Next Season

The Oklahoma City Thunder unveiled a new set of ‘sunset-colored’ alternate uniforms on Friday.<p>According to NBA.com, the team will sport them 18 times this year, the first of which will come Nov. 1 against the Denver Nuggets.<p>Here’s how the site described the look:<p>The new uniform’s bold color pairs …

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Ranking the Most-Talented NBA Playoff Series of the Past Decade

"I can't control myself, 'cause I'm watching NBATV, and I'm watching the 2000 Western Conference Finals." LeBron James recently told Bleacher Report on Uninterrupted. "The lineups on the floor right now...there are so many great players in this game. It's ridiculous."<p>The four-time MVP—who has …

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Always a Warrior: Festus Ezeli Has Battled His Way into Golden State's Future

Golden State Warriors center Festus Ezeli had dreams when he left his native Nigeria for the United States in July 2004—but they weren't of the hoops variety.<p>Already a high school graduate at the age of 14, his preferred path started in the classroom and would ideally end in the medical field.<p>"The …

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Phil Jackson doesn't think Kobe's retiring, but it 'might be his last year as a Laker'

Now that he's been medically cleared to resume basketball activities, Kobe Bryant is preparing to return to the Los Angeles Lakers. The future Hall …

Paul George is 'not too thrilled' about being the Pacers' starting power forward

As soon as the Indiana Pacers wrapped up an injury-plagued and disappointing 2014-15 season, finishing outside the Eastern Conference playoff bracket …

Kobe Bryant minutes-per-game should decrease this season

<b>Kobe Bryant minutes-per-game should decrease this season</b><p><i>Here’s the Los Angeles Daily News reporting on the Lakers, who must decide how much to use</i> …

Paul Pierce Claims He Will Retire If Clippers Win NBA Title

It's been quite the 17-year career for Paul Pierce. After 15 years with the Boston Celtics, which saw him win a championship in 2008, Pierce is preparing for his third consecutive season with a different team after signing a three-year deal with the Los Angeles Clippers in June.<p>He might not stay …

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Steve Nash Hired by Warriors as Part-Time Player Development Consultant

The Golden State Warriors officially announced the addition of Steve Nash, a two-time NBA Most Valuable Player, as a part-time player development consultant Friday.<p>The team confirmed the hire on its official site, noting the longtime point guard will do on-court work with the reigning champions …

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How twenty2’s Vikingr 3D Wallpaper Was Designed

<b>Figure 1:</b> Beginning explorations of visages and other elements commonly associated with Vikings that were ultimately used in the creation of the …

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Mikado Bookshelves

Inspired by the classic pick-up stick game, this customizable bookcase looks like a sculpture on a wall. Designed by French architect <b>Jean-Francois</b> …

EuroBasket 2015: Bracket, schedule, teams and scores

Spain won easily over Lithuania to capture the EuroBasket title.<p>The 16-day run of Eurobasket has begun, starting with six days of group play at several European locations before graduating to the knockout rounds, which will be hosted in Lille, France.<p>Eurobasket features many NBA players suiting up …

Sources: Heat's Dan Craig hired as Skyforce coach

Miami Heat assistant Dan Craig has been hired as the head coach of the franchise's Development League affiliate, the Sioux Falls Skyforce, league …

Stock Up, Stock Down for NBA Players in 2015's FIBA EuroBasket Tournament

EuroBasket 2015 was loaded with NBA talent. And we saw some big-time performances from both young prospects and old veterans, most notably Pau Gasol, who led Spain to the gold after a legendary all-around showing.<p>Danilo Gallinari, Jonas Valanciunas and Giannis Antetokounmpo were also impressive. …

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Sources: Warriors offer Harrison Barnes $64 million extension

The Golden State Warriors delivered forward Harrison Barnes an initial four-year, $64 million contract extension proposal, league sources told Yahoo …

MVP Gasol headlines EuroBasket all-tournament team

LILLE, France -- EuroBasket 2015 has come to an end. And with only the FIBA Asia Championships left this summer, the focus of international …

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Happy payday, Harrison Barnes

That and more in Monday's NBA newsletter.<p>Good morning. Let's basketball.<p><b>CHEESE FOR BREAKFAST, CHEESE FOR DINNER:</b> The Warriors have offered Harrison Barnes a four-year, $64 million early extension, per Woj. Am I wrong to think there's no way he accepts anything particularly close to that? (Woj says …