Evening News: Suns dump Beasley; Raptors release Q-Rich; Sullinger arrested on domestic charge

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The latest page in Mike Beasley’s controversial NBA career has been written. The former threat to Derrick Rose as the top pick in the 2008 draft has been released by the Suns after a tumultuous year in Phoenix. 

Evening News: NBA won’t approve Celtics-Clippers trade; Phil Jackson assumes role with Lakers

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Hello and welcome to the Evening News.

Before you watch Game 7, catch up on the latest from around the NBA. What’s happening today?

Here’s the latest from around the league:

Five Fast Facts from NBA Games: 3.24.13

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statmannThe Sweet 16 is now set in the NCAA tournament after Sunday’s action. Meanwhile, eight games took place in the NBA on this Palm Sunday.

The Miami Heat extended their win streak to 26 and are now a very serious threat to catch the 1971-72 Lakers 33-game streak. In other action, the Nets are now 3-1 on their eight-game road trip after their tight win over the Suns, James Harden lifted the Rockets to a one-point win over San Antonio and the Thunder dominated the Blazers.

Welcome to the Palm Sunday version of Five Fast Facts.

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Five Fast Facts from NBA Games: 3.21.13

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statmannThe round of 64 began on Thursday and outside of the PAC-12′s success as a 12 seed and Harvard earning their first ever tournament win, upsets were at a minimum.

On a very light night in the NBA, the three games on the schedule saw one upset, as the Blazers won on the road in Chicago, but the Sixers blew their chance to snap the Nuggets win streak and perform their own “bracket buster”.

Welcome to another episode of Five Fast Facts.

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Five Fast Facts from NBA Games: 3.17.13

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statmann Sunday was a double-double of it’s own, to use an NBA term, as it was both St. Patrick’s Day and Championship Sunday when they announce the NCAA tournament bracket.

Eight games were on the NBA schedule on Sunday.  So what else is new? The sun rises, the Heat win. On Sunday, Miami won their 22nd straight game. Elsewhere, the Knicks continued to fall further down the Eastern Conference with another loss on their west coast road trip, the Lakers learned there might be life without Kobe, the Nets blew a golden chance to catch the Knicks and the Warriors embarrassed the Rockets.

Here is a Championship Sunday edition of Five Fast Facts.

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