Morning News Roundup

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Here are this morning’s top NBA news stories:“Allen Iverson won’t sign with Maccabi Haifa for games in NBA,” from Sportando “Extending Manu Ginobli,” by Yannis Koutroupis from HoopsWorld “NY Knicks’ Kurt Thomas not thinking retirement as veteran enters season still feeling young,” by Frank Isola from the New York Daily News “Dwightmare seems very far away as Howard reboots with lakers,” by Ken Berger from CBSSports.com “Mavericks’ Dirk Nowitzki on new NBA flopping rules: ‘A bunch of crap,’” by Eddie Sefko from Dallas Morning News “Rose playing recruiter,” by Joe

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Dwight Howard

Here are this morning’s top NBA news stories:“Dwight Howard fitting in well with Kobe Bryant, new look Lakers,” by Sam Amick from SI.com “Knicks still targeting Josh Howard,” by Jared Zwerling from  ESPN.com “LaMarcus Aldridge, free agent to be in 2015, is ‘fine with’ Portland Trail Blazers’ Direction,” by Ben Golliver from the Blazers Edge “Belinelli envisions long term Bulls backcourt partnership with Rose,” by Shams Charania from RealGM “Manu shrugs off flopping edict,” by Jeff McDonald from the San Antonio Express-News “Griffin calls flop rule a way for the

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Here are this morning’s top NBA news stories:“Harden expects extension by deadline,” by Susan Bible from HoopsWorld “Utah Jazz: Derrick Favors key in loaded frontcourt as Utah opens camp,” by Bill Oram from the Salt Lake Tribune “Charlotte Bobcats pondering Gerald Henderson’s contract extension,” by Rick Bonnell from the Charlotte Observer “Rasheed Wallace, New York Knicks have not yet agreed to terms,” by Marc Berman from the New York Post “‘Spur for life’ star emphasizes winning over 54 percent pay cut,” by Jeff McDonald from the San Antonio Express-News “Kobe

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Kobe Bryant

Here are this morning’s top NBA news stories:“Ginobli: Contract no cause for worry,” by Mike Monroe from the  San Antonio Express-News “Raptors’ DeMar DeRozan not worried about extension,” by Ryan Wolstat from the Toronto Sun “Knicks’ GM: Felton better value than Lin,” by Marc Berman from the New York Post “Kobe calls the Lakers his most talented team ever,” by Marc J. Spears from Yahoo! Sports “Knicks’ Anthony plans to score less, get teammates more involved,” by Marc Berman from the New York Post “Brooklyn Nets feel

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Here are this morning’s top NBA news stories:“Phoenix Suns to stage battle for final roster spot,” by Paul Coro from the Arizona Republic “Rajon Rondo dismisses his former teammate, Ray Allen,” by Dan Duggan from the Boston Herald “30 days and counting for the Thunder to reach a deal with James Harden,” by Darnell Mayberry from the Oklahoman “Timberwolves’ candid Glen Taylor offers glimpse inside front office,” by Britt Robson from the  Minnesota Post “Felton begins anew with the New York Knicks,” by Marc

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Here are this morning’s top NBA news stories.“Gilbert Arenas considering China,” by Marc Stein of ESPN.com. “Celtics sign Milicic,” from NBA.com. “ESPN sets sights on ex-Knicks GM Isaiah for TV role,” by Phil Mushnick of The New York Post. “Warriors’ GM dishes on team’s centers,” from the San Francisco Chronicle. “Lakers sign Ronnie Aguilar,” from NBA.com. “Step by step, Wolves’ Rubio resumes basketball career,” by Jerry Zgoda of Minneapolis Star-Tribune. “Nene’s status in doubt for start of Wizards training camp,” by Gene Wang of the Washington Post. “League’s answer to floppers might run foul

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Here are this morning’s top NBA news stories:“Clippers coach Vinny Del Negro and the pressure to succeed,” by Broderick Turner of the Los Angeles Times “Tyson Chandler said he believes Rasheed Wallace can help the New York Knicks,” by Tim Bontemps of the New York Post “Mark Jackson: Steph Curry is my starting point guard.” From the Contra Costa Times “New Sixer Nick Young likes the team’s chemistry,” by Bb Cooney of the Philadelphia Inquirer “Charlie Villanueva fighting to leave his mark on the Pistons,” by

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Josh Smith

Atlanta Hawks: New contract for Smith ‘unlikely’ this season: Chris Vivlamore of The Atlanta Journal-Constitution Wizards plan to be cautious with Nene: Craig Stouffer of the Washington Examiner Trail Blazers will open training camp with J.J. Hickson at starting center: Joe Freeman of The Oregonian Love happy with moves made in offseason: Jerry Zgoda of the Star Tribune Nets have big goals to conquer Heat: Howard Beck of The New York Times Granger to be brought along slowly early in camp: Mike Wells of The Indianapolis Star Rockets embrace  a slew of

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